Wolfe’s Market, which has called Claremont home for exactly 100 years, will look a lot different to its longtime customers—the family market sold its last grocery items last Friday. All is not lost, however, as Claremonters can still enjoy a tasty turkey sandwich or pick up a container of the store’s distinctive egg salad. “To have a small independent store in any metropolitan area is near impossible,” owner Tom Wolfe said.
Padua Hills resident Paul Faulstich photographed California black bears in the wilderness adjacent to his home. Residents of the foothills have reported an increase in bear activity recently. Check out our full story on why Claremont gets so many bear visits.
An unidentified burglar pried open the rear door to an accounting office, Fiducial, at 915 W. Foothill Blvd. between Friday, May 19 at 2 p.m. and Monday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m., stealing a computer monitor and several sets of US commemorative coins.The burglar fled undetected and there is no suspect information at this time, according to police. Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.
Of the many films detailing the horrors of World War II, Warsaw Uprising, screening Sunday at the Claremont Film Festival, certainly rates as one the most innovative and heartbreaking of them all.
The film combines powerful footage of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising with a new, fictional audio storyline to create a hybrid documentary-narrative feature. The feat involved utilizing digital technology to add period-accurate color to the black-and-white archival footage. The film’s tagline, “87 Minutes of Truth,” could not be more accurate.
Claremont police arrested a suspect after he struck a female in an attempt to steal her cell phone Saturday morning around 8 a.m.
A woman was walking on Berkeley Avenue just north of Eighth Street when a white male in his 30s or 40s demanded her cell phone. She refused to give it to him and, according to police, he struck her, knocking her to the ground.
About four acres at the Bernard Field Station in Claremont burned Thursday, May 18, the second fire at the Claremont Colleges’ natural laboratory in the last five years.
Thursday’s fire was combated by 12 fire engines, one water tender, four camp crews and three helicopters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, according to Claremont police.
Plans for the four-story Village Lofts are no more, at least for the foreseeable future.
The planning commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to uphold Community Development Director Brian Desatnik’s voidance of the project and to deny the appeal of property owner and developer Denley Investment and Management.
The Claremont City Council will be setting a course for the rest of the year during their annual priorities workshop on the morning of Saturday, May 20. The workshop is an opportunity for the city and Claremont residents to discuss what the city should be focusing on in 2017. Discussion items will cover a variety of topics, including the city’s financial future, council norms and commission term limits, trees and social media.
Hotel Casa 425 and Mercedes-Benz of Ontario will sponsor the 10th annual Mi Casa Es Su Casa wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event at Hotel Casa 425 on Sunday, June 4 to benefit the Claremont Educational Foundation (CEF) and Claremont Community Foundation (CCF).
Lorissa Lockwood, 31, from Redlands and James Griffin, 26, from San Bernardino were arrested on multiple charges after a resident on Radcliffe Drive in Claremont notified police of suspicious activity.
Montclair Place, formerly Montclair Plaza, is launching an art installation series as a part of the center’s yearlong celebration of creativity.
Curated by John Wolf Advisory of Los Angeles, the interior and exterior art installations will feature mixed-media and interactive works created by a combination of well-known artists and local college students.
The architectural commission recently scrutinized plans for a proposed development that would replace the vacant Claremont Inn.
The commission pored over the plans for a condominium and parking garage development on the site of the Old School House and Doubletree Hotel. No decision was to be made during the April 26 meeting.