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.
Once again, always remember to lock your vehicles when you leave your car. On Thursday, May 12 an unlocked car was broken into in the Packing House parking garage, the thief making off with over $400 in goods.
The Claremont Unified School District Board of Education will hold a community engagement meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 17, to discuss the district’s facilities needs and explore the level of support for a potential facilities bond.
The community is invited to celebrate Claremont High School’s visual storytellers on the big screen at the CHS Student Film Festival on Thursday, May 19 at 7pm at the Claremont Laemmle, 450 W. Second St.
Tickets are available now for $8 at the Claremont High School ASB window or student store online or $10 at the door.
Festival Sponsors include the Laemmle, Avid Media Composer and Final Draft. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the CHS video production program.
Police arrested two people on suspicion of burglary Sunday morning after catching them taking items from a Claremont McKenna College dorm room.
Robert Gaines, 56, and Rachel Gaines, 51, both of Inglewood, were taken into custody on the 400 block of East Ninth Street at approximately 3:22 a.m., according to a release from Lt. Eric Huizar of the Claremont Police Department.
Ché Borrero celebrates receiving his diploma on Saturday during the 52nd commencement at Pitzer College in Claremont. Pitzer awarded 259 degrees during their ceremony, which was the second in a long weekend of graduations at the Claremont Colleges. More in our next edition. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Denny Tedesco paid tribute to his late father the best way he knew how—by making a movie about him.
Denny's father, Tommy Tedesco, was one of the most prolific session guitarists of the rock and roll era. Denny’s film “The Wrecking Crew,” is a fascinating look at the myriad roles that session musicians played in the 1960s and 1970s.
Police arrested a student at Claremont High School Thursday morning after he allegedly posted a threatening message on social media.
The student allegedly made the post at 7:00 a.m. containing a photo of the student’s friend holding a pellet gun with the phrase, “Don’t come to school today” printed below, according to a release from Claremont High principal Brett O’Connor.
The annual Mi Casa Es Su Casa wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event is coming to Hotel Casa 425 on Sunday, May 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Proceeds go to support the work of both the Claremont Community Foundation (CCF) and the Claremont Educational Foundation (CEF).