In small towns like Claremont, connections are everything. Who you know and something as inconsequential as a Facebook friend list, who tags you in their pictures or attendance to a fundraiser can become part of your resumé.
When Nicole Lanni, owner of Feeling Groovy Wellness and Café, arrived to Claremont in 2017 with her rainbow-colored sheep and laidback disposition, influential locals took notice.
Claremont officially has a full-fledged plan on how to take care of its trees.
The city council unanimously passed the Urban Forest Management Plan last Tuesday, which outlines visions, goals and objectives for taking care of the city’s trees. The plan was two years in the making, according to Community Services Manager Cari Dillman.
It’s that time of the year again—daylight savings time officially begins on Sunday morning, March 8.
At 2 a.m., the clocks will move forward one hour to give us a little more daylight, just in time for spring. Daylight savings will last until November, when we will fall back an hour. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont residents Reggie and René Webb were recognized on the Assembly floor by Assemblymember Chris Holden and the California Legislative Black Caucus as the 41st Assembly District’s Unsung Hero award recipients in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of equal rights for all individuals and for unselfish acts of community service.
The “Every Fifteen Minutes” program is meant to deter students from driving while drunk. The program will include a full emergency response from police, fire, ambulance, and coroner personnel, police said.
It's going to feel like summer on Thursday with high Claremont temperatures near 80 degrees. But the warm weather has also kept the air clean and clear, although cooler temperatures are coming for the weekend. It even looks like there's a good chance of rain in the forecast next week. And the late afternoon sun makes Claremont, including Pomona College, look like a real destination city. It's also Daylight Savings this Sunday, March 8, so be sure to turn your clocks one hour ahead. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
San Antonio High School teacher Jessica Ly stood across from her Associated Student Body (ASB) students, facilitating the first conversation about a student-led podcast series the school is working to launch in the spring.
Pomona resident Janet Miller helps Claremonter Jeff Davis with the new voting machines on during early voting on Monday at the Claremont Helen Renwick Library. According to poll workers, the new touch screen voting machines worked pretty well in Claremont even though there were some issues reported in other parts of Los Angeles County. Also, this was the first election in California where voters could cast their ballots before Election Day.COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The bottom floor was packed for the ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the new Claremont Lincoln University offices on First Street in the Claremont Village on Thursday. The night was also significant because of CLU's commitment to Claremont and how their new building could be used by the local community. They are excited to contribute. CLU offers online master's degrees designed to give graduates a competitive advantage in the workplace. It was also a big night for Claremont, as President Tony Digiovanni, center, helped cut the ribbon with Kathryn Lincoln. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Finance Director Adam Pirrie presented early revenue numbers from a number of different funds and how they compare to last year’s numbers. He warned that these numbers are early estimates and may change before June 9, when the council will adopt the budget.
Family, friends and admirers still aching over the loss of Chris Darrow are coming together next weekend to celebrate his life.
On Saturday, March 7 from 5 to 9 p.m., locals are invited to the Garner House, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, to honor the life and legacy of the trailblazing musical pioneer, photographer, artist and mentor.
The evening is communal, and guests are encouraged to bring memories.
The memorandum of understanding (MOU) reached with the city was unanimously passed by the council Tuesday night. The passing of the contract ends a contentious battle between the CPOA and the city council that lasted since June 2018.
Friends have identified a Claremont resident who was hit by a car and killed on Saturday morning as William Demastus. Mr. Demastus, 96, was crossing Indian Hill Boulevard between First Street and the railroad tracks when a car hit him at approximately 6:52 a.m. Mr. Demastus was rushed to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where he died on Tuesday, according to his longtime friend Peter Carabatsos.