The California Court of Appeal ruled in favor of The Claremont Colleges (TCC) in their long dispute with Claremont School of Theology over the sale of the property. The ruling basically directs CST the sell the campus property to TCC for $4 million. Here is a statement from TCC about the decision. We also include a copy of the court ruling below the story and the response from the presidents of CST.
Unfortunately during this difficult time for the Claremont School of Theology (“CST”), the Claremont Colleges decided to release a statement that includes numerous misrepresentations. Accordingly, CST is compelled to release its own statement to correct the record.
Following nearly 14 years of delays, and extensions granted by the city, work has finally begun on the Colby Circle townhomes, the final phase of the Old School House revitalization project.
The developer, Newport Beach-based Intracorp Homes, announced on Monday that it had closed the deal on the five-acre property on Friday, January 22, and began demolition at the site. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Following the state’s lead, Los Angeles County health officials announced on Monday that the region’s stay-at-home order would end, paving the way for certain businesses to reopen. Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday morning that based on the current data, hospital capacity throughout the state, in particular intensive care beds, was projected to be at 33 percent in four weeks, that's good news.
When Supervisor Hilda Solis announced last week that residents 65 and over could make appointments to receive the coronavirus vaccine, interest was so great that it temporally crashed the county’s vaccine portal. Many readers of the COURIER have called or sent messages asking about getting the vaccine.
A day after snow covered the local mountains, Claremonters woke Tuesday to frigid temperatures that froze the water in this birdbath solid. The third in a series of winter storms is expected to blow through the area beginning Thursday. However, it does not appear that the overnight temperatures will be as low. Nonetheless, following weeks of dry weather, January is promising to keep the rain gauges full for the time being. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Following the state’s lead, Los Angeles County health officials announced on Monday that the region’s stay-at-home order would end, paving the way for certain businesses to reopen.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday morning that, based on the current data, hospital capacity throughout the state, in particular intensive care beds, was projected to be at 33 percent in four weeks, reaching the benchmark for lifting the statewide stay-at-home order. However, the coronavirus is still widespread in Los Angels County, so it remains in the most restrictive tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Pilgrim Place residents are sponsoring a virtual town hall conversation with local U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu, Wednesday February 3, 10:45 a.m. until noon. Resident spokesman Gene Boutilier stated the general public can attend through Zoom and residents of other nearby retirement facilities are especially invited.
The San Gabriel Mountains are covered in a blanket of fresh snow after a pair of winter storms blew through Southern California over the weekend. The first storm descended on the Inland Valley Friday night with snow flurries and modest precipitation. The National Weather Service warned Saturday that a second “very cold storm with strong winds” was expected Sunday night through Monday, with snow levels down to 1,500-2,000 feet and potential for significant travel impacts. Mt. Baldy resort was reporting 20 inches from the first storm but was closed on Monday due to high winds. A third storm is expected Wednesday. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On January 20, Vice President Kamala Harris became a triple threat of historic firsts: the first woman to hold that office, the first person of color and the first person of East Indian descent.
Her glass ceiling shattering inauguration was still a day off when the COURIER spoke with a group of prominent Claremont women about her success. Photo/AP
The current state of the coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles County might be described as being in limbo, as key metrics continue to fall slowly, while the rollout of the vaccine is mired in roadblocks and public confusion. On Tuesday, it was announced that people age 65 and older could begin signing up for the coronavirus vaccine that afternoon. But that didn't happen. Soon after the county website was updated, but the demand for appointments soon crashed the site.
The Claremont City Council recently approved an organic recycling pilot program, which is the first step in complying with a new state law mandating composting of food waste by January 2022. Approximately 1,420 households—17 percent of residential customers—will participate in the pilot program by placing food scraps in their green waste bins beginning February 1. The pilot program will cost the city approximately $40,000.
Claremont High School Theatre Department’s Advanced Theatre Production class is kicking
off the new year with 7 p.m. livestream performances of Almost, Maine, a play by John Cariani, tonight and tomorrow, January 22 and 23.
Tickets are $10 and are available at http://chstheatre.cusd.claremont.edu, click the Almost, Maine, and after purchase you’ll receive a link to the livestream.
Longtime Claremont residents Chet and Eileen Jaeger recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary through a virtual celebration with their extended family. The couple, who raised five children in Claremont, met at a USO dance in 1944 and were married on January 13, 1946. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff