With only 2 offices on
the ballot this election
it is unknown
how many of the 23,953 registered
voters in Claremont will
actually get to the polls Tuesday,
November 8th. An additional
5982 voters are on permanent
vote by mail status. The COURIER website will be posting results all day and night as they develop.
San Antonio High School’s garden
project is growing. And Sustainable
Claremont took notice at its annual
awards meeting last month.
The nonprofit organization selected San Antonio
High School as its “school” recipient of the 2011 Sustainable
Living Awards due to impact the garden program
has had at the continuation high school campus.
AT&T is conducting major network upgrades in
Claremont as part of a $450 million investment in network
improvements throughout Los Angeles County.
The improvements are expected to give Claremont
more ability to handle a growing volume of calls, video,
Internet and other data.
After years of planning, south Claremont
residents have finally received
their grocery store.
Super King Market officially opened its doors for business
Friday morning, providing Claremont with a brand
new full-service food store just south of the 10 freeway.
The Claremont store, located within the Auto Center
Drive Shopping Center, is the fourth Super King location
to open up in Southern California and the first grocery store
to serve the Claremont area south of Foothill Boulevard
for almost 4 years. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
High water rates and conservation
alternatives were hot topics
of discussion for Claremont
residents Thursday night at an open
house sponsored by Golden State Water
More than 50 locals gathered within the Claremont
University Consortium's Administrative Campus Center
to meet with Golden State staff in wake of steadily
increasing spikes in the city's water rates.
Results from the city’s economic sustainability
workshops will be reviewed
at the Claremont City Council
meeting this Tuesday.
With the city facing a possible $2.5 million deficit in the
next 5 years if expenditures and revenue remain the same,
Claremont officials conducted a series of community workshops
to address budgetary shortfalls.
Golden State Water Company will host a public forum tonight to address concerns regarding water rate increases. The event, which runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will be held at the Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus Center at 101 South Mills Avenue.
Claremont Police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery at the Chevron Gas Station located at 699 E. Foothill Blvd. At around 10:52 p.m. a male Hispanic wearing a black beanie and black knit gloves entered the Chevron convenience store, pulled a semi-automatic handgun out of his gray sweatshirt and pointed the weapon at the clerk.
For 34 years, Martha Andresen
passionately taught literature at
Pomona College, deriving particular
joy from the moments spent immersed
in the rich tapestry of human
experience found in the works of Shakespeare.
“It has been my life’s privilege and pleasure to
connect to Shakespeare’s imaginative vision and to
share that connection with others,” said Ms. Andresen,
“We need to go beyond making
sustainable efforts at
home and take political
action to slow down global warming,” said
renowned environmental activist and author
Bill McKibben at Pomona College’s
Distinguished Speakers Series Thursday
evening at Bridges Auditorium.
Thousands gathered to hear Mr. McKibben
deliver the major address kicking
off “Brave New Planet,” a 2-day environmentally-
focused conference held in Claremont
The Pomona College Museum of Art exhibition “It
Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles
1969-73: Part 1: Hal Glicksman,” open 24 hours every
day since August 30, as Michael Asher’s contribution
to the show, will end on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.
The zombie apocalypse
has danced its way into
Local Michael Jackson enthusiasts,
led by women of Scripps College, joined
with more than 100 groups worldwide
to be transformed into zombified
dancers as part of a Thrill the World
flash mob Saturday night. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
More than 1700 homes in Claraboya lost power around noon Sunday due to failed underground cables, according to Lois Pitter Bruce, spokesperson for Southern California Edison. Though power was restored to most homes within the hour, the power company is still working to restore power to 259 customers near Mountain Avenue and Valparaiso Drive.