Claremont City Manager Tony Ramos received an early holiday gift in the form of a one-time $28,646 bonus from the city during the December 8 city council meeting.
The bonus resulted from a closed-session meeting on November 24, where the council conducted its annual evaluation of Mr. Ramos’ job performance.
Members of local congregations have been standing guard outside a Pomona Islamic School to show solidarity with the region’s Muslim community.
The congregants, mostly from the Church of the Brethren in La Verne with some members from Pilgrim Place, have been in front of the City of Knowledge during student pick-ups.
On Tuesday, December 8 Claremont police arrested a Torrance man after he led them on a pursuit throughout the city. At approximately 8:47 a.m., officers picked up on a silver Honda Civic on the 800 block of east Arrow Highway that was reported stolen out of Carson.
Although the month of December may mean cold, snowy weather for much of the country, in Claremont it's the height of the fall color season. And it's quite noticeable because of our reputation for the City of Trees. Proof of Claremont's color can easily be seen along Miramar Avenue, north of Base Line Road. Check out aerial video along the route. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
Claremont artist Osvaldo Orellana has been sculpting in wood since he was six-years-old continuing with his craft even when he was a parking attendant in Los Angeles. Now he enjoys a dedicated following of customers who buy his western themed sculptures or the intricately carved rocking chairs. See our full story. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
At the end of the Claremont city council meeting, Mayor Corey Calaycay formally announced the creation of a new ad hoc committee that would oversee plans for a new police station. The committee, created after the failure of Measure PS at the polls last month, will contain both supporters and detractors of the measure.
Jack Pitney’s book may not provide hard-and-fast answers on autism, whether at home or in society as a whole, but it does give readers a lot to think about.
The Politics of Autism provides a view into the ways we try to acknowledge and support people and their families whose disability makes navigating a complicated world even more complicated.
Construction workers at the construction site at 690 N. Mills Ave. ruptured a natural gas line. The area has been evacuated, however, no injuries have been reported. The road closures are at Claremont Boulevard and Sixth Street to the east, Harwood and Mills Avenue to the south, Amherst and College Avenue to the west. It is anticipated that the closure will be at least five hours. Emergency personnel are on scene and handling the incident.
A large debris field covers the southbound lane of Indian Hill Boulevard where a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on Friday in Claremont. Police were investigating the scene and southbound Indian Hill remains closed as of 10:30 a.m. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
On Friday, December 4 an arrest in front of a gas station turned into something larger early Friday morning. Claremont officers initially made contact with a man and a woman in front of the AM/PM on the 700 block of East Foothill Boulevard close to 1 a.m.
The Claremont Museum of Art is about to receive a new set of walls. The city council approved renting out the Claremont Depot to the museum at a reduced price at Tuesday’s meeting.
The CMA will set up shop at the historic Depot, currently occupied by Foothill Transit, at a rate of one dollar a year, according to city documents.
Mendy Harlig helps Claremont Mayor Corey Calaycay light the Shamash, or center candle on the Menorah, on Wednesday during a Hanukkah ceremony in Claremont. The event marks the first time that a Menorah has been lit at Claremont City Hall.
The arraignment of a 14-year-old Claremont boy accused of his sister’s murder has been pushed to late January.
Judge Wade Olson of the Pomona Superior Court pushed the hearing for Nathaniel Geurts, on request from counsel, to January 26, 2016. This is the second time the arraignment hearing has been rescheduled.
The city of Claremont’s holiday tree comes to life on Friday during the annual Holiday Promenade in the Claremont Village. In addition to the tree lighting the event included a visit from Santa Claus, live music, craft vendors and roving carolers. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger