The accident occurred around 9:18 a.m., according to Sgt. David DeMetz of the Claremont Police Department. A silver Tesla apparently collided with a white Volkswagen Jetta, taking out a power pole at the intersection.
Senior class speaker Ivan Kimball Hernandez Solomon Jr. greets President G Gabrielle Starr following his speech on Sunday during Pomona College’s 126th Commencement. The oldest and largest of the Claremont Colleges, which traditionally holds its graduation outdoors, saw some threatening skies that thankfully did not produce much rain. Pomona is second to last in a long weekend of graduations across Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Helen Renwick Claremont Library recently received a $100,000 Presidential Initiatives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in honor of Claremont native Danielle Allen. The grant will enhance the library’s children’s and teen materials collection, establish the Danielle Allen Creative Cultivation Project, which will promote arts enrichment programming for children and teens, and fund an artist in residence program beginning in July with a series of visual art classes for kids. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Stage two of the Amgen Tour of California women’s race rolled through Claremont on Friday forcing brief road closures in the north part of town. The racers spent only a few minutes in the City of Trees, all of it on Base Line Road, as they moved west on their way to Glendora Mountain Road and the final destination of the Mount Baldy ski lifts. The men’s race was also in the area Friday but skipped Claremont. Check out the COURIER’s Facebook page for a video of the race going through Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The city council is laying the foundation for a possible sales and use tax ballot measure this November.
The council heard a pitch from city staff—including interim Assistant City Manager Chris Paulson, Finance Director Adam Pirrie and Public Information Officer Bevin Handel—about the need for a .75 percent (or three-quarters of a cent) sales and use tax increase to cover a rising deficit.
As Claremonter Kris Meyer searches for answers in his son’s death, a debit card belonging to the slain 27-year-old was used in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma City Police Department sent out the information via Twitter on May 3, noting that the man, whose image was captured by a security camera, was seen using a card belonging to Taylor Meyer at an ATM.
The Police Station Citizen’s Advisory Committee (PSCAC) appears to have settled on a funding mechanism for a future ballot measure.
The committee voted nearly unanimously on Wednesday evening to back a parcel tax based on square footage, with 10 votes in favor and two abstentions.
This year’s Claremont Film Festival features seven movies from around the world, including Earthrise, a 30-minute documentary that tells the story of the iconic 1968 photograph of the same name taken from lunar orbit by astronaut William Anders.
The 11th annual festival runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 23 at the Laemmle, 425 W. Second St. Claremont.
On Friday morning, May 17, Base Line Road will close from about 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. as the Amgen Tour of California passes through Claremont, according to city staff. Amgen is the largest professional cycling race in North America.
American Idol contestant Alejandro Aranda embraces Josephine Rodriguez, 92, after she gave him some homemade tamales on Tuesday in Claremont. A parade and concert is planned for later on in the day for the Pomona native who is one of the top three finalists on the show. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont’s newly renovated Helen Renwick Public Library debuts a new opportunity for local children’s arts enrichment Monday, May 13, when the curtain goes up at 3:30 p.m. on the first event of the Danielle Allen Creative Cultivation Project, LA Opera’s performance of “German Opera Tales.”
When a baby is born prematurely, the stress, worry and fear that come along with it can feel insurmountable. The Hogan family of Claremont Toyota knows these feelings all too well. Their son, Roger Jr., was born two months premature, weighing just four-and-a-half pounds with underdeveloped lungs.
Word Play—a celebration of arts and writing, meant to inspire appreciation of the creativity that exists in our community—will take place Friday, May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Claremont High School band stage, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
The Claremont city council has denied the appeal of two people who claimed they were racially profiled during a traffic stop.
Miranda Sheffield and Evan Bunch, who are African-American, both claim that Officer James Summerfield of the Claremont Police Department racially profiled them during the stop on December 9, 2018.