Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor takes questions from a pre-selected set of college students on Thursday at Bridges Auditorium on the Pomona College campus. The event, which started with an one-on-one conversation between Justice Sotomayor and Pomona Assistant Professor Amanda Hollis-Brusky, filled Bridges to capacity. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Measure PS planners met with Claremont residents at the Active Claremont meeting on October 15 to answer questions and try to assuage fears about the ballot initiative.
Michael Shea, the architect and chair of the ad hoc committee for the police station, was joined by former planning commission and architectural commission member Bob Tener and Mayor Corey Calaycay to field questions from citizens at the Hughes Center.
Claremont is a pretty lively place on Halloween nights. You have families roving through the Village, trick-or-treating and taking in sights like the Howl-O’Ween Dog Costume Contest. You also have extra police cruisers on the prowl, looking for anyone who may have taken the wheel after having a few too many.
In a place as old as Claremont, there’s bound to be a few spooky ghost stories peppered around town. The city is full of beautiful old homes that have tales of otherworldly mischief hiding around every cobwebbed corner.
The Claremont Ghost Walk, now in its third year, brought the City of Trees’ creepy history to the forefront on October 3 and 4. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On Sunday, October 18 a young couple got into a frightening fight in front of the BC Cafe in the middle of brunch hour. When officers arrived at approximately 12:30 p.m., they found 23-year-old Kaitlyn Elias of Upland and 27-year-old Trever Telvelde of Ontario with multiple wounds.
With dry crystal clear air and white puffy clouds dotting the landscape, the top of Mt. Baldy can easily be seen from the Glendora Ridge Road near Mt. Baldy Village. The longtime community, including the elementary school, sit below the mountain range where Mt. Baldy and Glendora Ridge Roads intersect. The weather for the remainder of the week in Claremont will remain spectacular, with mostly clear skies, highs around 80 degrees and lows around 60. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The community is invited to a panel discussion on “Mexican American Baseball in the Pomona Valley” on Saturday, November 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The keynote speaker and moderator, Cal Poly Pomona professor Richard Santillan. The panel will be comprised of Pomona valley locals who played in the segregated Mexican baseball leagues from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Leo Crespo-Cervantes rides his skateboard while carrying s the freshman banner on Friday during the 2015 Claremont High School homecoming parade in the Claremont Village. The annual homecoming weekend events also include the naming of the king and queen, the football game and of course the formal dance. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont City Council approved three important resolutions during a busy Tuesday night council meeting.
The council voted on an agreement with La Verne to manage the water system, had a reversal of an Architectural Commission decision regarding the Serrano II housing project and granted ticket-writing powers to the city arborist.
It’s no longer a best-kept secret. For the third year in a row, the Claremont Foothills Toastmasters club grabbed top honors at a local speech competition for the Claremont-Upland-Pomona area.
Chiropractor Dr. Jameson Wong took home two gold trophies in the Humorous and Evaluation speech contests respectively
America’s newest hotshot journalist is still in middle school. Sammy Buch, 12, received an opportunity any aspiring reporter would only dream of: a chance to cover the first Democratic debate of the election year. It was an experience of a lifetime for the El Roble student.
“It was really really cool,” Sammy said. “I had a great time.”
On Sunday, October 12 Claremont police were involving in a pursuit with a stolen Toyota FJ Cruiser Sunday morning. Officers located the vehicle near the intersection of Foothill and Claremont Boulevards and attempted to pull the driver over.
Claremont police arrested a suspected mail thief during a routine traffic stop on Monday morning.
Monica Jaurigue, 39, of Rancho Cucamonga was pulled over near the corner of Edinboro Avenue and East Baseline Road, according to Sgt. David DeMetz.
When authorities searched her vehicle, they found multiple pieces of stolen mail from different houses in the area.
The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 12th annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 1 with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more.
The recently-produced film Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975 will be shown throughout the day and an exhibition will feature paintings by one of California’s most recognized artists, Millard Sheets.