Join Claremont art lovers the first Saturday of each month at Claremont Art Walk. Galleries host opening receptions for exhibits from 6 to 9 p.m., with many galleries offering live music, wine and cheese. Galleries will host events this Saturday, August 3. Help celebrate local art and keep it alive by taking part in the monthly Art Walk.
A sign posted at the parking lot entrance at College Park announces the closure of the south lot for filming. However some residents, including Councilmember Jed Leano, said that the film crew told them the entire park was closed. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont police officials survey the scene on Wednesday where a sinkhole developed in the parking lot behind the police station. the hole was first spotted Tuesday evening and as of Wednesday morning a work crew had expanded it considerably as they look for clues to what caused the hole. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont resident Bob Gerecke asks a question following a presentation from Sargent Town Planning officials on Monday during a Village South Specific Plan EIR Scoping Meeting at Claremont City Hall. The meeting attracted a standing room only crowd after proposed density figures for the site were released late last week causing alarm among some who believe the plan allows for too many residential units. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Each year the Claremont Garden Club makes a contribution to a local organization whose work is related to Garden Club goals. This year, the recipient is Uncommon Good.
Since 2011, this Claremont-based group has been growing food locally that exceeds organic standards; no pesticides or other chemicals are used in its production, not even the ones the government allows organic farmers to use.
Work continues on the Foothill Boulevard Improvement Project. The current phase of construction covers the portion of Foothill Boulevard from Yale Avenue to Mountain Avenue. Beginning Monday, July 29, construction of a new storm drain line will take place from Colby Circle to Mountain, in the west bound direction, according to the city manager’s report.
Over the past few months, Southern California Edison had several issues with its billing system that caused delays in the issuance of bills, or the issuance of incomplete bills, for about 10 percent of Clean Power Alliance (CPA) customers, according to the city. CPA is a collection of municipalities that offers clean renewable energy to Claremont residents and businesses.
“Parental alienation” describes a healthy parent-child relationship turned on its head as a result of a divorce. In PA cases, instead of providing stability and unconditional love, an ali“Parental alienation” describes a healthy parent-child relationship turned on its head as a result of a divorce. In PA cases, instead of providing stability and unconditional love, an alienating, allied or “pathogenic parent” uses his or her child as a weapon to inflict emotional damage on their former spouse. The concept first entered the psychological lexicon in 1985 when American child psychiatrist Richard Gardner coined “parental alienation syndrome.”
After nearly a year of deliberations, the Police Station Citizens Advisory Committee (PSCAC) presented their report to the Claremont city council.
The final report recommends a $17.5 million parcel tax based on square footage of buildings on a property, to be paid over 30 years. The existing police station will be retrofitted to meet current standards, with an additional 16,000 square feet of space added, for a total of 26,000 square feet.
In other news, the council heard from the police on pay, and sales tax increase headed towards November ballot.
A controversial housing development proposed for Colby Circle was narrowly granted a two-year extension Wednesday.
The architectural commission voted 4-3 to move forward with the extension, after it had stayed the decision on April 26 to gather more information from the city and developer.
As mid-summer heat beats down on Claremont, local elementary school students stay cool with water guns. Volunteers prepare today’s snack as energetic kids play ‘Just Dance’ in the game room. Camp Claremont is in full swing. More than just a summer camp, Camp Claremont is a mixture of campers, volunteers and city workers all dedicated to having a fun and busy summer.
In our second installment of Claremont park videos, we take a trip over to Jaeger Park in north Claremont, just west of Bonnie Brae Avenue. This small park is not really a sports park, yet serves up a healthy dose of rest and relaxation among the trees. A full playground will help keep the kiddies entertained, with plenty of grass for activities. This is definitely one of my favorite Claremont parks. —PW
A public meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 29 to present the proposed Village South Specific Plan, which includes a proposal by the city for up to 1,140 residential units and a new hotel with up to 75 rooms.
Village South is a 24-acre project that has long been planned for the former Richard Hibbard lot and surrounding area on Indian Hill Boulevard, south of First Street in the Village.
Zara Arredondo plays with a hula hoop in the shade of a palm tree with other members of Camp Claremont on Wednesday at Cahuilla Park. Although it was predicted to be another triple digit day for the heat the campers were taking advantage of the cool morning to play outside. The camp offers a variety of activities for students age 6 to 12 an volunteer opportunities for kids in middle and high school. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff