Co-owner Matt Fong helps a customer recently at Grizzby’s Donuts and Biscuits in Claremont. Mr. Fong and his business partner chef Travis Flood also own Pappas Artisanal restaurant in La Verne. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont Colleges own many homes on College Avenue including almost all of the properties on the east side of the street. Some residents are concerned that as the Claremont Colleges buy up more rental properties that there will be fewer choices for renters who are not college employees. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont resident Rose Ivy Wallace won the judge’s award at the Her Universe Fashion show last moth at Comic Con in San Diego. Ms. Wallace, 26, spent 10 weeks making the costume based on the character Doctor Strange. More in our next edition COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Chelsey Fisk and Henry Rios, both 25 years old, were found in the area of Foothill Boulevard and Towne Center Drive just after a credit card that was stolen from one of the cars was used in La Verne, police said.
Trivia Night—Save the Date!
Enjoy a lively evening of friendly team competition and refreshments. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Garner House, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Presented by Inter Valley Health Plan and Community Senior Services. Pre-registration is required by calling (800) 251-8191, extension 625.
Ashley Henry has worked at FSC Lighting for almost four years. She arrives to the Rancho Cucamonga warehouse with the rest of her teammates and gets to work—testing, cleaning, and assembling lighting, and sometimes loading and unloading the truck.
When asked about how she likes the job, she doesn’t hesitate. “Really good,” she says. “No problems around here.” COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Around 1,500 animals were found dead and alive in “appalling conditions” at an industrial warehouse in Montclair.
The discovery was made Thursday, August 3 after police obtained a search warrant to check on the space at 4650 Arrow Highway, according to Sgt. John Minook of the Montclair Police Department.
Sgt. Minook said thousands of birds, reptiles and chicks were found dead in the building.
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.
To fully meet the needs of hospital patients in the coming days and weeks, donations are urgently needed from new and current donors.
Bus lines across the Pomona Valley were disrupted for hours Monday morning as Foothill Transit maintenance workers briefly went on strike.
Nineteen of the 39 total bus lines on the expansive system were halted when the strike took place at midnight, according to Foothill Transit spokeswoman Felicia Friesema.
Adoption manager Tandy Robinson thanks Girl Scouts Olivia Soliman, Ava Villegas and Sophia Richter during a recent celebration at Priceless Pets’ The Orphanage in Claremont. The three scouts created 48 adopted dog goody bags to be given to customers of Priceless Pets who adopt one of the organization’s canines. The bags contained food, a toy and a leash, as well as brochures about dog care that the three teens wrote themselves.
Claremont Heritage will host “Jazz and Art in the Park” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 19 at Garner House in Memorial Park, 840 N Indian Hill Blvd. in Claremont.
The evening will include an opportunity to socialize with actor and singer Lainie Kazan (My Big, Fat Greek Wedding), live jazz from the band Castaways, appetizers and desserts by Adoro Catering and craft beer from Last Name Brewery.
The Claremont City Council approved the appointment of five people to various city commissions last week.
The appointments, which took place at the end of the July 25 meeting, filled various vacancies at the community and human services, architectural and planning commissions.
The days of darkness in the Vons shopping center on Base Line and Mills are coming to an end.
The city has been working with the property manager to install new high-efficiency LED lighting, according to last week’s city manager’s report. The lights have been ordered and are expected to be installed in August, the city says.
After 53 graduations and more than 2,500 graduated preschoolers, Claremont Baptist Nursery School said goodbye to Kathy Potter and Janet Hodges earlier this summer.
First established in 1964 by Edith Fagg, the nursery school is located at the Claremont First Baptist church on the corner of Harrison and Mountain Avenues.