The news hit the day before the event, when people on Bernie Sanders’ email list were notified that the presidential candidate would be speaking at Ganesha High School the evening of Thursday, May 26.
Word spread via social media and a local newspaper. By 5:30 p.m., a crowd of 2,000 had gathered at the Pomona campus.
After a dismal report, the police facility ad hoc committee decided to do away with the existing police station during its Wednesday evening meeting.
The committee also tabled a discussion on police service level to the Claremont Colleges due to an early exit from committee member and Claremont University Consortium CEO Stig Lanessko. Be sure to check out our aerial video of the current building. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On Thursday, May 25 two 15-year-old boys were arrested for battery after getting into a brawl with another student at Claremont High School. The incident happened just before 2 p.m., when the two teenage boys were seen fighting the other student in the boy’s locker room, according to Lt. Ciszek.
Although Memorial Day has long been about honoring those who died while serving in the military, Robert Ainsworh, the new commander of American Legion Keith Powell Post 78, invited the crowd to thank the veterans in attendance and in particular those who served during World War II. Be sure to check out our complete story from the event.
Journalist Bill Moyers, seen second from right, was at the back of the room on Air Force One when Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President following the assassination of John Kennedy in November of 1963. Mr. Moyers was 29 years old at the time. Read our exclusive interview.
Pomona College staff can breathe a sigh of relief. The Claremont City Council approved a much-needed zone change at last night’s council meeting, which will allow the college to move forward with its plans for the new Pomona College Museum of Art on College Avenue and Second Street. See the video inside.
Police arrested three people after they checked into the DoubleTree Hotel using false ID. Officers arrived around 11:10 a.m. after three people—34-year-old Marian Arias from Corona, 33-year-old Jessica Lanier from Azusa and 36-year-old Jason Baker from Whitter—checked in with what the reception suspected were fraudulent credit cards and identification.
A woman killed at the Cambridge Avenue Metrolink crossing in Claremont on Tuesday morning has been identified as 24-year-old Deashanique Miller of San Francisco, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. Her death has been ruled a suicide.
Inspector Courtney Castellino of the LA County Coroner’s office confirmed Ms. Miller’s identity Wednesday morning.
Firefighters clean up after an early morning fire damaged two homes in the 1100 block of Yale Avenue on Wednesday in Claremont. Just before six a.m. neighbor Marc Selznick noticed smoke coming from a back home on the property and called 911. He said that the fire appeared to start on the second story porch, which was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
As the Claremont City Council weighs in on a controversial zone change that would pave the way for a new museum on May 24, a group of citizens is threatening litigation.
The group, known as “Citizens to Save College Avenue,” is urging the council to reject the zone change and the Pomona College Master Plan, which would move the historic Renwick House across the street on the southeast corner of College Avenue and Second Street. See aerial video of the Renwick House, location of proposed museum.
COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Officials investigate the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian and a Metrolink train Tuesday Morning in Claremont. A west bound train struck an unidentified woman at the Cambridge crossing just south of Bonita.
Claremont police want help identifying two females who stole property from unlocked vehicles on Wednesday, May 18 just after midnight. The victim’s car was parked in the parking lot of the 600 block of E. Sixth Street in Claremont.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is urged to call the Claremont Police Department Detective Bureau at (909) 399-5420.
On Tuesday evening, Claremont Unified School District Superintendent Jim Elsasser and Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Lisa Shoemaker presided over an hour and a half meeting at El Roble Intermediate School.
Their aim was to educate the community about CUSD’s considerable facilities needs and gather input on what kind of school bond measure—if any—the community might support on the November ballot.
Platinum-selling rock ’n roll guitar players aren’t often on the front lines of political activism one night, then shouting encouragement to kindergarten-aged ballplayers the next morning. But Tom Morello is no garden-variety guitar hero. The 51-year-old Los Angeles-based musician, songwriter, activist, record label head, husband and father— who will appear Sunday at the Claremont Folk Festival.