Professor Char Miller of Claremont’s Pomona College examines historic struggles and contemporary debates over public lands in the United States in his new book, Public Lands, Public Debates: A Century of Controversy published by Oregon State University Press.
Composed of 19 essays, the book explores the history of conservation efforts in this nation, tracks the development and reach of the U.S. Forest service, and addresses the broader debates about public lands.
Planning summer activities can be daunting for parents of school-aged children. Residents are encouraged to attend Summer Blast, a free event hosted by Claremont’s Community and Human Services Department, Saturday, May 19 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd.
The city will continue moving forward with the expansion of a north parking lot at the Claremont Hills Parking Lot, but will be taking its time in implementing further parking details.
Tuesday, the Claremont City Council rejected a proposed plan that would add additional paid parking spaces on the west side of Mills Avenue between Mt. Baldy Road and Pomello Drive. Instead the council will focus on already-approved parking lot expansion plans along with a proposed plan to add a second entrance to the park, which the council will review at its first meeting in June.
It's off to the future for seniors at The Claremont Colleges preparing to graduate this weekend. When they see friends and relatives at commencement festivities, they will likely hear the question all graduates face. "What's next"
Some undergrads plan to go on to graduate or professional school, while others will take advantage of the increasing amount of "gap year" opportunities that extend past travel, sunbathing and reflection. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
With a unanimous vote of approval by the Claremont City Council, Foothill Boulevard, from Towne Avenue to the county line before Monte Vista Avenue, now belongs to the city of Claremont.
The decision signified the city’s last step necessary to acquire the major roadway from Caltrans, and the realization of a decades-long goal of the city. The ownership will be finalized following the approval of the California Transportation Commission (CTC) next month.
The Claremont City Council has given final approval for a contract with the Claremont Police Officers Association (CPOA) good through 2014.
With a 3-2 vote the council approved the memorandum of understanding with the police union ending nearly 6 months at an impasse.
“Negotiations are what they are and in my opinion this has certainly been successful,” said Councilmember Joe Lyons. “I want to thank the negotiators on both sides...for coming to an equitable, fair and impartial decision.”
The annual Mi Casa Es Su Casa wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event is coming to Hotel Casa 425 on Sunday, May 20 from 5 to 8 p.m.
This annually sold-out event is attended by many of Claremont’s community and educational leaders.
Small businesses are getting a big boost in Claremont. Despite economic difficulties in recent years, the tides seem to be turning for local mom-and-pop shops looking to make their home in town.
This weekend, 2 Claremont stores are making their debut. Yale Avenue’s Buddhamouse Emporium is preparing for its grand opening celebration Saturday, May 12, while The Green Gypsie at The Packing House gets ready to open its doors for the first time Friday, May 11.
As Ontario and neighboring cities continue to fight for local control of Ontario Airport, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is looking for ways to better address concerns of insufficient management of the regional air hub.
To bridge the gap between Ontario and LAWA—the Los Angeles airport department—which also operates the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY)—announced a restructuring.
Claremont resident and former city council candidate Michael Keenan was found guilty Tuesday for trespassing, following an arrest at the Pomona College Organic Farm last year.
Claremont Police arrested Mr. Keenan in September for entering farm grounds after being issued previous warnings to not return. Jury deliberation for Mr. Keenan’s trial began Monday.