The students at Chaparral Elementary caught a bit of the fever in recent weeks as their school celebrated National Poetry Month with a bang. The highlight of the commemoration was held on Friday, April 17 with two assemblies, one for the primary-aged kids and one for the upper graders, in which the students shared their favorite poems with an audience of fellow pupils.
Baldy View ROP hosted its annual Celebrating Student Success awards ceremony at Upland High School on Wednesday night. The highly-attended event was an acknowledgement and celebration of students for outstanding achievement in the demonstration of 21st century career pathway skills from various Career Technical Education (CTE) classes.
The Claremont City Council will be appointing individuals to the Public Art Committee. Included in this committee’s purview are implementing and upholding the Public Art Master Plan, ensuring the city’s public art policies and procedures are followed, and supporting the development and stewardship of the city’s public art collection and other public art on municipal and private property.
UPDATED: A Claremont High School teacher has been arrested and charged with issuing criminal threats, stalking and making annoying phone calls to employees of the Claremont Unified School District, including administrators, teachers and board members.
Claremont police arrested Dave Lukkarila, a CHS social studies teacher, at his home on Thursday, April 16.
A San Antonio High School teacher suspected of having an ongoing relationship with a student was arrested on Monday, April 20.
Eva Fernandez—also known as Ms. Ambriz to her students—was taken into custody and booked at Claremont jail for child annoying, a misdemeanor
On Saturday the Rotary Club of Claremont held the 16th annual Taste of Claremont at the University Consortium at Mills Avenue and First Street. Even though there was unseasonable cool and wet weather, it did not damper the party spirit of the over 800 people in attendance. The weather for Claremont this week will warm up to the upper 80s, with lows around 60. No rain is in the forecast. Be sure to check out our YouTube video at https://youtu.be/D_rFyBDRmNA. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Attorneys for the Golden State Water Company and the city of Claremont will come face-to-face in a Los Angeles County courtroom next week as the battle for the Claremont water system begins to take shape.
The water company contends that the city’s eminent domain complaint inadequately identifies the property it seeks to condemn from Golden State.
As part of the university’s 15-year master plan, Pomona College officials will take a second stab at a zone change Tuesday, April 28 before the Claremont City Council.
Pomona College staff went before the planning commission on April 7 to request a zone change from medium-density residential to institution residential (IR) for properties along North College Avenue.
When I have the initial consultation with a new client looking to purchase a home, they will often ask questions related to how difficult it is to obtain financing “these days.” The fact is, financing isn’t as difficult to obtain as one might think.
Back during the mortgage meltdown in 2007 and 2008, lending guidelines became extremely strict—or at least more strict than completely lax, which they had been for years.
An admitted drunk driver hit a parked car, injuring the passenger in her vehicle.
Claremont resident Natalie Fordyce, 24, was driving south on Claremont Boulevard from Ninth Street around 1:24 a.m. when the car drifted to the right and struck a grey Ford Escape that was parked on the west curb at Sixth Street.
There’s nothing quite like a tranquil outdoor space to escape from the chaos of everyday life. With its canopy of trees and water feature, Sharon Bentley’s garden is the epitome of serenity and was recently chosen as one of six gardens showcased in the “Claremont Eclectic” garden tour offered by Sustainable Claremont and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Here's a special look at one of the many gardens profiled in our Claremont LIVING special section Friday. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The construction on Pomona College’s new 75,000 square-foot Millikan Science Hall, at the corner of College Avenue and Sixth Street, is ahead of schedule, with the building slated to open in summer 2015. Destined to become an area landmark, the project was originally scheduled to open in October and will house the astronomy, mathematics and physics departments. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Pilgrim Place continues its Centennial Anniversary Celebration with a performance by the Pilgrim Place Chorale entitled “Gather Up the Years.” The event will be held at the Claremont United Church of Christ on Sunday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m.
The 45-member Chorale, directed by Pilgrim Place resident Donna Danielson, will perform a selection of anthems and hymns celebrating the centennial
Claremont residents may not know something many commuters already know. In preparation for a new housing development at Towne Ave and Base Line Road, intersection updates have shrunk Base Line down to one lane in each direction for the next couple of weeks. The traffic pattern may be different, but drivers can access both streets with a little extra work. The work is for the future site of Meadow Park, a brand-new 95-unit attached community by William Lyon Homes. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger