Pomona College Orientation Adventure counselors cheer for the class of 2015 during the traditional freshman run down College Avenue in Claremont.
Orientation Adventure counselors also host a 3-day group trip for the freshman class prior to the start of the school year. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
While Claremont’s City Council and commissions
are taking a break from meetings
this month, the COURIER sat down with
Councilman Opanyi Nasiali to talk about some of his
favorite things: politics, transparency, and, of course,
Claremont. In the 3rd installment of this 5-part series,
Mr. Nasiali talks openly about why he feels art will
help bring the money to Claremont, and his game
plan to solve the city’s budget concerns.
The Claremont University Consortium announced its intent to sell 36 acres of land from the area north of Foothill between College and Mills Avenues to Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College and Scripps College. According to CUC Chief Executive Office Robert Walton, the decision was based on the smaller size of the 3 colleges compared to their larger fellow undergraduate institutions, Claremont McKenna College and Pomona College. See our complete story.
The possibility of a strike at Vons grocery stores across the nation in the coming weeks is starting to become a definite reality, and locals are preparing themselves for the worst. "Rallying is often associated with negativity, and hate, but we are here to bring positive energy and support for people that are just trying to achieve their American dream," said Nick Parra, a coordinator with MoveOn.org.
Claremont Police question the passenger of a stolen vehicle on Thursday following a short pursuit that ended on the wrong side of Towne Avenue in Pomona. According to Lieutenant Shelly Vander Veen, police attempted to stop the Toyota pickup but the driver refused leading officers on a chase that ended when the driver bailed out in the northbound lanes of Towne near Arrow Highway. The suspect attempted to run from police, but 2 Claremont detectives caught and arrested the man near the corner of Mountain Avenue and Arrow in Claremont. The Passenger was released and not charged. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School has been shaken this week by the loss of one of their own families.
Claremont residents Randy and Vicki Whittle, along with their 2 children, MacLean and Brittany, died on Sunday as the result of a plane crash shortly after take-off near the runway at the Burley Airport in Idaho. The family was headed to Provo, Utah to visit Brigham Young University.
Even though this may be a typical scene for many Claremonters, it's hard to get tired of looking at the unique sunsets that fill the summer sky. This was taken at Vail Park of off Grand Avenue. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Resurfacing of Indian Hill Boulevard from Harrison
Avenue to Foothill Boulevard should begin next
Monday, August 22, according to city officials. The
project was originally scheduled to start Monday, August
15 but is delayed approximately one week due to
unforeseen scheduling conflicts with the contractor.
Claremont’s city council and commissions
are taking a break from
meetings this month, but Mayor
Sam Pedroza is keeping busy. In the 2nd
installment of a 5-part series, the
COURIER sat down in the Public Plaza
with Mayor Sam Pedroza, who rode his
bike all the way from Whittier, to talk
about the future of Thompson Creek
Trail and the developments he hopes to
see in town.
Glendora residents Randy and Vicky Whittle, along with their 2 children, MacLean and Brittany, died on Sunday in a plane crash near Burley Airport in Burley, Idaho. According to the Salt Lake City Tribune and the Associated Press, the crash took place around 2 p.m. when the family was taking off in a small plane to visit Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The plane then went down and created a blaze when it hit the ground.
Claremont's Village welcomed back Cruise Night Saturday evening, showcasing an overwhelming turnout of classic cars almost a year after the show was stripped from the streets of the city. For the first time in Cruise Night history, which was first brought to Claremont by Ron and Sandy Coglietti of the Village Grille about 15 years ago, the city shut down roadways to allow cars and car enthusiasts the freedom to roam between their favorite retro roadsters. Photo courtesy of Scott Brown
Picture walking from the
clean, close parking
structure a few yards to
the stairs leading to the pedestrian
bridge crossing the two
sets of tracks–or taking the elevator
if you prefer–down to
Once there, choose your destination,
let's say the Mission Station in South
Pasadena. Your basic one-way fare is
$1.50 (55 cents for seniors/or disabled.) COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff