A local transient and sex offender has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for making lewd comments to a teenage pizza shop employee.
Javier Sanchez, 26, was sentenced Wednesday, December 11 to 120 days in jail for annoying or molesting a child and an additional 90 days for a probation violation, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
We Olive and Wine Bar, long ripening behind dusty butcher paper, finally opened its doors in the Village last month, and it turns out it was well worth the wait.
The quaint spot, in the former Bamboo Tea House location at 221 Yale Ave., took more than a year to launch. All that suspense behind the “coming soon” signs paid off with something truly unique. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
For the seventh consecutive year, Temple Beth Israel will partner with Laemmle Theaters to present a “sing-a-long” holiday-time screening of the iconic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” on Tuesday evening, December 24 at the Lammele Claremont 5.
The program, which begins at 7 p.m., will be hosted by TBI’s Cantor Paul Buch and will include not only a digitally restored projection of the multi Academy Award-winning film.
The city has canceled interviews scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday for the upcoming council budget working group, one week after formally announcing the committee’s formation.
In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, the city said applicant interviews are “being postponed to allow the city to determine if the objective of the ad hoc committee is being achieved by the proposed process.”
Unfortunately, this is an all too common of a scene at the intersection of College Avenue and Arrow Highway. Two cars collided when a gray Dodge Challenger (left with driver looking on) going west on Arrow Highway, hit a blue Honda Civic making a left on to College Avenue. Although the Dodge was most likely totaled, there were no injuries other than shaken up drivers. A third car was hit when the Honda was pushed out of the intersection and into a third car waiting at the light. The accident is under investigation by the Claremont Police Department. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Ryan Williams, 19 of Claremont, was arrested around 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Lt. Jason Walters of the Claremont Police Department said. The 16-year-old boy was arrested on Monday morning at Claremont High School.
Javier Sanchez, 26, was sentenced on Wednesday, December 11 to 120 days in jail for annoying or molesting a child and an additional 90 days for a probation violation, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
The Claremont City Council announced Tuesday it intends to keep the working group tasked with making budget recommendations closed to the public and the media.
Applicants represent a mix of residency in Claremont—one has been here just six months, while others have lived here for decades.
The council passed a modified relief program for Claremont renters facing no-fault evictions, but it stopped short of an emergency ordinance banning those types of evictions in the city. The temporary program allocates $100,000 from the city’s successor housing fund toward Claremont families who are facing an eviction without just cause in the before AB 1482 goes into effect.
It’s a provocative display that has elicited strong reactions from both sides of the political divide. But Rev. Karen Clark Ristine, lead pastor at CUMC, doesn’t see the nativity scene as a political statement. “We see it as theological,” Rev. Ristine said. “We see it as us responding to what we feel like is Christ’s calling.
The Claremont High School Theater Department performs A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, December 12, repeating Friday December 13 and Saturday, December 14.
The comedy, by William Shakespeare, was written 1595-96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. It displays Shakespeare’s masterful wit as he plays to the imagination of the audience.
Claremont Heritage hosted a revival of the annual tradition of Las Posadas and the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre Wednesday night. The Cielo Rojo Dance Company from Pomona, brought the Las Posadas live on stage with colorful costumes and movements throughout the 90 minute show. In fact, there was a slight delay when a bear was discovered outside the main dressing room. But the show went on! COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, at 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont, hosts its annual Luminaria Nights event from 6 to 9 p.m. December 13 and 14, and December 20 and 21.
This year more than 1,000 hanging lanterns will adorn Garden trails and dapple the night with festive light.