According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 160,000 older adults in Los Angeles County are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The organization estimates this figure to soar to more than 278,000 by 2030.
Due to these staggering numbers, Claremont Place senior living community is taking a unique, holistic approach to memory care through its Generations Memory Support Program.
The city presented a balanced budget to the council on Tuesday, but it came after $3.4 million in cuts.
The presentation only outlined the budget for 2018-2019. The city typically presents a two-year plan, but in order to balance the budget this year, the city split the years in anticipation of future shortfalls.
The Claremont Woman’s Club awarded five high school students each $1,000 scholarships at their end-of-year luncheon on Wednesday at the club located at 343 W. 12th St.
With the 100-year anniversary of the Claremont Woman’s Club approaching in 2019, the nonprofit decided to turn to Claremont’s High School seniors for clever ideas to keep the organization around for another millennium.
It's been interesting watching the quick rise of the walls as we now get a glimpse of what the museum will look like after completion in Claremont. Be sure to see how the construction site looked several months ago. On another note, College Avenue finally opened on Monday from storm drain construction, a couple of days ahead of schedule. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
UPDATED: Co-chairs of Partners for a Safe Claremont, Edgar Reece and Betty Crocker, react to the early polling results for Claremont’s Measure SC on Election Night in Claremont. The measure, which would have funded the construction of a new police station, failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to pass. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont Place “Senior to Senior” Legacy Scholarship committee announced the winners of a $1000 scholarship at its sixth annual award presentation on May 17.
Winners are Rayyan Misherghi, Bridget Englebert, Carly Weiner, Sana Imam and Maryn Santiago.
Claremont Place has awarded $30,000 in scholarships over the past six years to Claremont students.
The Friends of the Wilderness Park, as recommended in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park Master Plan, have launched the Second Saturday program to improve park use.
Teams of volunteers will greet visitors to the wilderness park then provide maps and directions, and reinforce desirable park behavior.
This Saturday, June 9, and monthly thereafter, volunteers are welcome to participate in two shifts—from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. or from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
For Jan Wheatcroft, what started as an innocuous message on Facebook from a neighbor turned into something more sinister.
The longtime Claremont resident, who is a regular columnist for the COURIER, received a Facebook message recently from an acquaintance that lives across the street, asking Ms. Wheatcroft if she “heard about the good news yet.”
Ms. Wheatcroft was puzzled. “Why didn’t she walk across the street to say hi?” she remembers wondering.
Claremont resident Diane Anderson had to cast a provisional ballot on Election Day after she was informed at her polling place that her name was not on voter rolls. Dozens of voters across Claremont were surprised to find themselves in the same situation as part of a snafu that apparently affected people across Los Angeles County. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Some Claremont residents visiting the polls this morning are learning their names aren’t on the voter rolls.
City Clerk Shelley Desautels, who visited several polling locations this morning, said the city and county are aware of the issue.
Dean Logan, the county clerk from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder’s office, offered an explanation via Twitter.
“This is a random issue with the print job that ran the paper rosters and does not affect your status as a registered voter,” Mr. Logan tweeted. “We apologize for the inconvenience of the provisional ballot; however it will count and we will resolve the issue for November.”
With just days left to capture those last votes, Measure SC campaigning heated up over the weekend. Some Claremont residents received anonymous text messages over the weekend cautioning voters to vote no on Measure SC, the June 5 ballot measure that seeks to allow the city to obtain up to $24 million in bonds to fund construction of a new police station.
Work crews began storm drain construction at the intersection of College and Bonita avenues on Monday in the Claremont Village. The project is expected to last seven to eight business days and requires a full street closure of College between Bonita and Fourth Street, according to the weekly city manager’s report. Temporary traffic control measures will be in place with detours posted and motorists are encouraged to use Claremont Boulevard as an alternative to College. COURIER Photo/Steven Felschundneff