Platinum-selling rock ’n roll guitar players aren’t often on the front lines of political activism one night, then shouting encouragement to kindergarten-aged ballplayers the next morning. But Tom Morello is no garden-variety guitar hero. The 51-year-old Los Angeles-based musician, songwriter, activist, record label head, husband and father— who will appear Sunday at the Claremont Folk Festival.
Once again, always remember to lock your vehicles when you leave your car. On Thursday, May 12 an unlocked car was broken into in the Packing House parking garage, the thief making off with over $400 in goods.
The Claremont Unified School District Board of Education will hold a community engagement meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 17, to discuss the district’s facilities needs and explore the level of support for a potential facilities bond.
The community is invited to celebrate Claremont High School’s visual storytellers on the big screen at the CHS Student Film Festival on Thursday, May 19 at 7pm at the Claremont Laemmle, 450 W. Second St.
Tickets are available now for $8 at the Claremont High School ASB window or student store online or $10 at the door.
Festival Sponsors include the Laemmle, Avid Media Composer and Final Draft. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the CHS video production program.
Police arrested two people on suspicion of burglary Sunday morning after catching them taking items from a Claremont McKenna College dorm room.
Robert Gaines, 56, and Rachel Gaines, 51, both of Inglewood, were taken into custody on the 400 block of East Ninth Street at approximately 3:22 a.m., according to a release from Lt. Eric Huizar of the Claremont Police Department.
Ché Borrero celebrates receiving his diploma on Saturday during the 52nd commencement at Pitzer College in Claremont. Pitzer awarded 259 degrees during their ceremony, which was the second in a long weekend of graduations at the Claremont Colleges. More in our next edition. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Denny Tedesco paid tribute to his late father the best way he knew how—by making a movie about him.
Denny's father, Tommy Tedesco, was one of the most prolific session guitarists of the rock and roll era. Denny’s film “The Wrecking Crew,” is a fascinating look at the myriad roles that session musicians played in the 1960s and 1970s.
Police arrested a student at Claremont High School Thursday morning after he allegedly posted a threatening message on social media.
The student allegedly made the post at 7:00 a.m. containing a photo of the student’s friend holding a pellet gun with the phrase, “Don’t come to school today” printed below, according to a release from Claremont High principal Brett O’Connor.
The annual Mi Casa Es Su Casa wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event is coming to Hotel Casa 425 on Sunday, May 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Proceeds go to support the work of both the Claremont Community Foundation (CCF) and the Claremont Educational Foundation (CEF).
A three-hour meeting regarding a controversial zone change on College Avenue ended in yet another stalemate Wednesday afternoon. The four-person ad hoc committee, comprised of councilmembers Joe Lyons and Larry Schroeder and planning commissioners K.M. Williamson and Leigh Anne Jones, failed to make a recommendation to the city council after discussion that at times became contentious.
As the Claremont Depot gets renovated for the upcoming art museum, some elderly or disadvantaged residents may be suffering unintended consequences.
A letter sent to the COURIER on April 20 by resident Dennis Lloyd outlines one such problem—seniors’ inability to renew their Transit Access Permit (TAP) cards in the city.
The State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC) approved Renwick House for historical significance on April 18 despite requests by Pomona College to delay the vote.
The unanimous decision is another chapter in the dramatic saga involving the college’s plan to move the 1900 Queen Anne house across the street to make room for the proposed Pomona College Museum of Art.
The physical properties of live music have a unique power to unite, soothe and, yes, heal. “Music softens the heart,” said musician and composer Yuval Ron. “It connects people with emotions and feelings and memories. It has a vibrational effect. Music penetrates us, and not just through our ears. Music vibrates our bones, our tissues, it goes to our brain. It vibrates every cell in our body.”