In less than 24 hours, Claremont may have a new city manager. A contract with current Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos will be reviewed in a special open session of the Claremont City Council Wednesday evening.
For Maggie Tupman, a Claremont
resident of 17 years, knitting has
become part of her daily regimen.
She picks up a needle and yarn during 10-
minute breaks at work, or while listening
to her favorite music, and even during
hockey games on television.
Ms. Tupman is finding special meaning beyond the
comforts of her normal routine as bundles of her knitted
creations make their way to Iraq and Afghanistan
this holiday season.
Claremont City Council recommended
a city manager’s contract
with current Assistant City Manager
Tony Ramos after 3 hours of deliberation
Monday night in a special closed
The announcement comes just 12 days after City
Manager Jeff Parker announced his resignation from
the city of Claremont. Mr. Parker will leave to become
city manager of Tustin. His last day is December
Former Claremont resident
has been appointed to
the state of Washington
Supreme Court, becoming the
second Hispanic justice to
serve on the state’s high court.
Mr. Gonzalez, a Superior
Court judge in King County,
Washington, will begin his
new role this January.
A couple traveling through Claremont Tuesday afternoon were arrested after being stopped for grand theft auto. Officers ran a vehicle license plate check on a silver Ford Taurus near Base Line Road and Kemper Avenue just after 3 p.m. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Costa Mesa. Claremont Police stopped the car and arrested Christopher Bridwell, 36, above, of Aliso Viejo for grand theft auto. Mr. Bridwell’s passenger, Marjorie Saylor, 29, of Upland, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Both are currently being held at the Claremont city jail. More information as the story develops. COURIER photo/Steven Felschuneff
Just one week after announcing its intent to promote current Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos, the Claremont City Council approved a city managerâ??s contract with Mr. Ramos last night in a special closed meeting.
The Claremont City Council will discuss the appointment of Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos as City Manager tonight at 6 p.m. in closed session. The public has an opportunity to address the council. Residents wishing to share remarks should arrive promptly at 6 p.m.
Due to the holiday, the COURIER will not be delivered Saturday, November 26. We will resume our regular delivery schedule on Wednesday, November 30. Thank you for your understanding as our staff spends time with their families. We will be updating the website as news develops.
Stephen Simon addresses the crowd gathered Sunday for the General Assembly of the Occupy Claremont movement. The group decided to ask Claremont City Council to pass a resolution supporting the Occupy movement and to hold weekly general assemblies. See our complete story in the Wednesday edition. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont will negotiate a city
manager's contract with current
Assistant City Manager Tony
Ramos as decided by city council in
closed session Monday night.
The special meeting was scheduled after current
City Manager Jeff Parker announced his resignation
Tuesday, November 16. Mr. Parker will leave his post
in Claremont to become Tustin's new city manager.
His last day is December 26.
Chapter 13 Trustee Amrane
Cohen filed a Notice of Motion
and Verified Motion for Order
Dismissing Chapter 13 Proceeding
against Claremont’s Assistant City
Manager Tony Ramos on October 12.
The document states that Mr. Ramos had failed
to make his bankruptcy payments in the amount of
As of Tuesday, Mr. Ramos had paid $3528 of
his outstanding balance of $8500.
Pitzer College student Vincent Giannotti works on the computer while participating in the Occupy Claremont protest on Monday outside Claremont City Hall. A group of students set up the occupy encampment over the weekend. The current protest is scheduled to end Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. Organizers say the will return to city hall on Sunday and will call a general meeting to all community members who support the worldwide movement. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff