A lot of folks talk the talk about “random acts of kindness,” but Condit Elementary School’s Kara Leeper walks the walk as well.
The Claremont school’s speech therapist and co-advisor to its student council has taken a program that was once going through the typical student government motions and turned it into a thriving wellspring of giving.
“Kids can be so self-centered by nature, right?” Ms. Leeper said.
As the holiday season approaches, mark your calendar for the Claremont Holiday Promenade on Friday, December 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.
The Claremont Village will transform into a holiday wonderland where you can enjoy an evening filled with live music, festive storefronts, a magnificent tree lighting ceremony and great local shopping.
The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. with remarks from city council members and lively performances.
As many of us know, one of the most stressful parts of the holiday season is thinking of what to get for that special Claremont bon vivant in your life.
Buying a gift card seems like cheating, and your friend could tell from a mile away that you got them that appliance last-minute from Bed, Bath and Beyond.
Fortunately, the Village is rife with cute shops full of gift ideas that would impress any quirky soul.
For Vivianne Mitri, visiting a Claremont senior center isn’t just volunteer work—it’s a passion. The second-year business student, who is changing her major to biology, is the founder and president of the Cal Poly Pomona Alzheimer’s Buddy Program, which connects students with people battling Alzheimer’s disease to provide friendship and support.
At about 1:30 Tuesday an automobile jumped the curb and crashed into the storefront of Rocky Liquors in the 1000 block of East Foothill Boulevard in Claremont. Police at the scene did not know what caused the crash but confirmed that no one was hurt. COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
Claremont Police Lieutenant Mike Ciszek gives Police Chief Paul Cooper two Claremont street signs as part of Mr. Cooper’s retirement party on Tuesday at the Double Tree hotel in Claremont. The community came out in large numbers to say goodbye to Mr. Cooper who is retiring after serving the city for over three decades The two gag Claremont street signs read, Cooper Way and Right Way a reference to Mr. Cooper’s strong leadership style. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Catherine McIntosh, at right, photographs friends as visitors take in an exhibit of sculpture on Sunday during the first day of operation for the re-opened Claremont Museum of Art. The museums new home is at the Claremont Depot which the city is renting to CMA for only $1 per year. The grand reopening exhibition is called (RE)Generation: Six decades of Claremont Artists. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Artist He Qi was drawn to faith and artistic expression at a time when both were considered heresy.
He was attending middle school in Nanjing, China in 1966 when Chairman Mao launched his Cultural Revolution. The decade-long movement—aimed at ridding the country of creeping capitalism and lingering traditions threatening “true” Communist ideology—would ultimately cause the death, incarceration, impoverishment and suffering of millions of people. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The 2017 Wilderness Park annual parking permits are now available at city hall and the Hughes Community Center during regular business hours. The CHWP annual permits are $100 and may be used at the north or south parking lots with no restrictions.
Residents who want to obtain a free resident permit must bring proof of residency when applying for a permit.
The community is invited to attend the upcoming meetings of Claremont’s Traffic and Transportation Commission and Architectural Commission regarding the Keck Graduate Institute mixed-use project, parking expansions and projected campus growth.
The traffic and transportation commission will meet Monday, November 28 at 7 p.m. The commission review the traffic study and provide comments.
Twenty-eight Claremont Village businesses will donate a portion of proceeds to a nonprofit on #GivingTuesday, November 29.
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
Claremont’s quest to take over the water system suffered a devastating setback last week, and now the city plans to respond. In a 38-page tentative decision handed down on November 10, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin refuted the city’s claims for eminent domain made during the weeks-long trial, which concluded August 11.