Karen Salter-Moss, left, her daughter Michaela Moss, Candida Neal and Edna Silver join arms as they sing together on Sunday during the 3rd annual Interfaith Walk and Rally for Hope and Peace. More than 600 people from across the Inland Empire
gathered together to march promoting a united front among different faith
communities on the 10 year anniversary of 9/11. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Six emergency personnel including 2 fire fighters and 4 law enforcement officers begin the processional on Friday during the 3rd annual Blue Mass at Our Lady of
the Assumption Catholic Church in Claremont. The Blue Mass, which always falls on the Friday leading up to 9/11, remembers those who lost their lives to protect the country that day while giving thanks to those in the community who continue to serve. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Co-owner of Iron Works Gym C. T. Turrell remembers his partner John Nuckolls on Friday in Claremont. Mr. Nuckolls died when the plane he was riding in crashed Sunday in Tehachapi. The crash also sparked a large wildfire in the area. More information as it develops.
Claremont Mayor Sam Pedroza is recovering
well from injuries he sustained
in a cycling accident
Tuesday, August 30th on Arrow Highway.
Mr. Pedroza was traveling on Arrow Highway at approximately
8:15 p.m., making his way to the Claremont
Club for a workout, when the handle bars of his
bicycle struck a parked utility truck, ejecting the mayor
from the bicycle into the back of the truck.
Locals worried about accessing Little Bridges this weekend for the opening of Pomona College's fall concert series can put their mind at ease. Pomona College has announced that Fourth Street will be reopened to vehicular traffic, according to an E-mail sent Thursday.
Get it while the getting's good. The
LA County Fair is back, and Claremonters
can enjoy concerts, food,
rides and attractions until October 2.
Claremont Day at the Fair will take place on Thursday,
September 29. On the 29th, Claremont residents
can get free admission with the donation of a new or
slightly used book. According to the L.A. County Fair
website, in addition to fair access, Claremont residents
can enjoy various planned activities that day. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
All 310 Wilderness Park citations issued to those who violated park hours within the past month will no longer require recipients to go to trial, according to City Manager Jeff Parker. “The fine really doesn’t fit the violation here. Our intent was to file them as misdemeanors,” Chief Cooper said.
While Pomona College's Department
of Music prepares to launch its fall concert
series this weekend, locals are prepping
for changes to their usual route to
get to the school's concert halls.
Fourth Street parking spaces in front
of Bridges Hall of Music (Little Bridges),
formerly available to concertgoers and
musicians in need of handicapped access
or a quick drop off, will no longer be accessible.
The Claremont Police Officers Association and
Claremont Police Management Association rejected
the city’s latest proposal in a series of bargaining sessions
with the city. Changes include a cost of living increase
along with police paying their own retirement
contributions, according to city officials.
Police will hold a final meeting today to review the
city’s offers, after expressing concerns to City Manager
Jeff Parker at a meeting held last Tuesday.
“We have given up a lot in the past, and now [the
city’s] attacking us more for a pay cut,” said Detective
Robert Ewing, vice president of the Claremont Police
A decade following the tragedy of 9/11,
leaders of various faith communities
throughout the San Gabriel Valley, from
Claremont to Covina, are dusting off their walking
shoes to host the 3rd annual Interfaith Walk
and Rally for Hope and Peace this Sunday, September
The walk will begin at 2 p.m. at City of Knowledge Islamic School
in Pomona and will end around 4 p.m. at Claremont’s Memorial Park,
with stops in between.
More than 300 Wilderness Park citations issued by Claremont police within the past 3 weeks will continue to be upheld despite recent proposals for dismissal. At a special meeting held last week, Claremont police presented city council with a series of options to handle the onslaught of tickets, including an altogether waiving of the fines. Officials called the meeting after Pomona court officials raised concerns over the large amount of citations in Claremont, and the backlog it would create for the court system.