A would-be robber pulled a knife on two Keck Graduate Institute students as they were walking on campus late Thursday evening.
The incident happened at the campus at approximately 11:50 p.m., when the knife-wielding suspect wearing a black mask or a scarf approached the students and demanded money, according to Lt. Eric Huizar of the Claremont Police Department.
Construction will temporarily shut down the intersection of Base Line Road and Monte Vista Avenue next week.
The work will begin Tuesday, February 16 and is expected to be completed by Friday, February 19.
The construction will include replacing the traffic signals for westbound/eastbound traffic, creation of an additional left turn pocket for westbound cars turning south on Monte Vista and pavement resurfacing/re-striping.
Mayor Corey Calaycay presented a positive message during the annual State of the City address at the DoubleTree Hotel Tuesday morning.
The address highlighted the achievements of the city in the past year and outlined the challenges facing Claremont in the year ahead.
“The city of Claremont is in great shape,” Mr. Calaycay said.
On Wednesday, February 10 police arrested a Pomona woman two days after she was caught on surveillance footage stealing packages from the front porch of a house. The theft occurred on the 1100 block of Briarcroft Road at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday. The woman, later identified as 38-year-old Tracie Chamberlin-Gertz, was seen in the video snatching three Amazon packages.
Police arrested three alleged burglars Tuesday after a witness saw them taking packages from a Claremont home.
A neighbor of a house in the area of Silver Tree Road and Marymount Lane called police at 11:21 a.m. and reported witnessing a package theft from the property, according to Lt. Lori Davenport of the Claremont Police Department.
Construction on the new Roberts Pavilion fitness and events center for Claremont McKenna College is moving along on schedule at the corner of Mills Avenue and Sixth Street. The athletic center is for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps intercollegiate, intramural, and physical education programs. Completion of the project is scheduled for the fall of 2016. Check out our 360 degree aerial video of the building. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
A missing dog has been recovered and returned to his owner Tuesday morning, two days after being stolen by dognappers near the Claremont Pooch Park.
The dog, a cocker spaniel, was recovered at the dog park just before 5 a.m. after police were called about a barking dog in the area, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department.
Did you know that the rate of crime in the 30 largest Claremont apartment communities has dropped more than 52 percent in the past nine years?
Any owner or manager of a rental property who wants to limit apartment crime is invited to attend a crime-free training program from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10.
Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial and urban inequality and the executive dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been named Pitzer College’s sixth president following a unanimous vote by the College’s Board of Trustees.
Louise Glück is in a category so rare as to be nearly oxymoronic. She’s a successful poet.
She’s published 10 books of poetry, plus a celebrated book of essays. Her collected works, Poems 1962-2012, is considered a must-have for the serious poetry reader.
Her accolades include a 2003 stint as the US Poet Laureate and receipt of the Pulitzer Prize.
All Mt. Baldy trails are closed until further notice after a man fell to his death while hiking on Saturday, the second death on the mountain in less than a week and an additional 12 people had to be airlifted over the weekend.
Dong Xing (Tony) Liu, 47, of Temple City, was hiking with his wife in the Icehouse Saddle area Saturday evening when they both slipped and fell down the mountainside, according to a release from the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
The setting sun illuminates the American and California flags on a cold evening in Claremont. Following last week’s rain it has remained clear but cool in Claremont with no additional precipitation in sight. A warming trend will bring temperatures in the 70s this weekend and possibly 80s next week. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
An inadvertent oversight by city staff during the adoption of the city’s general plan in 2006 has resulted in the need to update zoning for a number of city properties, including the parcel on College Avenue that may house the proposed Pomona College Museum of Art.
Years after water leaks began springing up on Tulane Road, the city seems to be working on a solution to fix the problem.
Jim Gingrich, whose property has suffered a slow leak for more than three weeks, received a letter from the city on January 28 outlining plans to work with Golden State Water Company (GSW) to relocate the water main further into the road while saving the oak trees that line the street.