Word Play—a celebration of arts and writing, meant to inspire appreciation of the creativity that exists in our community—will take place Friday, May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Claremont High School band stage, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
The Claremont city council has denied the appeal of two people who claimed they were racially profiled during a traffic stop.
Miranda Sheffield and Evan Bunch, who are African-American, both claim that Officer James Summerfield of the Claremont Police Department racially profiled them during the stop on December 9, 2018.
In December of 2017, a video of a man on an airplane confronting Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona about his vote on a GOP tax bill that, if gone into effect, would make immense cuts to the US Medicare program, rattled the nation.
The man in the video—one of an estimated 30,000 Americans with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal disease with no cure.
A credit card belonging to a Claremont resident, who was killed in Mexico, was recently used in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma City Police Department sent out the information via Twitter on May 3, noting that the man, whose image was captured by a security camera, was seen using a card belonging to Taylor Meyer at an ATM. A time stamp notes the images were captured on December 7, 2018 just before 4:48 p.m., and police said the man was driving a silver SUV.
A small water leak has popped up on Padua Avenue in recent days.
The leak, located on Padua and Mary Place, has been a cause of concern for residents in the area. Ben Lewis of Golden State Water Company said the leak was minor and could be caused by a leak on a valve, although that was unconfirmed.
As of 3p.m. Thursday, GSW now says the water will be turned off in the area until 10p.m.
If you have been driving around Claremont lately, you may have noticed the colorful front yards of residents throughout the city. Rose bushes in particular not only have bright displays, but many bushes have huge numbers budding flowers. Although most people keep excellent care of their properties, our rainy winter clearly helped bring these roses out in large numbers. This weekend's weather will only help bring out even more color with high temperatures in the 50s, with heavy rain starting Friday and not ended until later Sunday. Check out the COURIER Facebook page for more Claremont flower photos. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Late last year the family of local artist Mike Hill began talking about his legacy. They reached out to the COURIER with a number of ideas including a book that would document all of Mr. Hill’s works of art in and around Claremont. During these discussions one piece kept coming up, a window that has been hidden from sight for more than 20 years.
The Chamber of Commerce, the Village Marketing Group and the city kick off its Friday Nights Live music series. So if you are walking around the Claremont downtown area, the music in your ear is real! There will be a large variety of bands, enough for many types of musical tastes.
The series runs May to October, with local bands offering live performances at the Laemmle plaza, the Chamber of Commerce, city hall and Shelton Park.
The Claremont COURIER newspaper staff took home eight awards, including first place for general excellence, at the California Journalism Awards Saturday night.
The annual contest, hosted by the California News Publishers Association, included entries from 152 newspapers statewide. Of the 34 competing state newspapers in the small weekly division, the largest in the contest, the COURIER earned first place for general excellence and second place in the digital division for website.
Imagine the most labor intensive work you’ve ever done, then shrink it down to the size of a millimeter and multiply that by several thousand, and you get the idea of the complexity of Andrew Wenrick’s art.
And now the Claremont native and current London resident has returned for his first hometown show, “Displacement Zero,” opening Friday, May 10 at Claremont Museum of Art.
As the decision to grant a two-year extension for a housing project is pushed, some local residents are pushing back.
After over two hours of meeting time, the architectural commission voted unanimously on April 24 to continue the decision to extend the design approvals for the Colby Circle Townhome project, a 96-unit development that is part of the Old School House specific plan, for 90 days.
Claremonters packed into the city council chamber Monday night to see the latest on the Village South plan.
The Village South Specific Plan has been in the works since the goals and guiding principles were approved by the council last year. On Monday night, four chapters of the six-chapter draft plan were presented to the standing-room only crowd.
A Claremont boy got top marks from the city after he helped save family members from a devastating house fire.
Felix Fazel, 8, was visiting family in Nyack, New York when a fire broke out in the home he was staying in, according to CBS New York.
Acting quickly, he alerted his grandmother, Annette Martinez, who led Felix and his cousin Maisie, 3, out of the burning house to safety. COURIER photo/Matthew Bramlett
Claremont police direct traffic around a traffic collision at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Indian Hill Boulevard on Thursday. A brown-colored BMW SUV was traveling north on Indian Hill when the driver failed to make the turn leaving the roadway and crashed into the traffic signal. The impact knocked the combination traffic and street light from its foundation and into the street, completely blocking the northbound lane. Police at the scene indicated the driver was not seriously injured. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff