Phone scammers are at it again in Claremont, only now they’re expanding their target area to include local businesses and utilizing convincing props.
On March 13, Hotel Casa 425 fell victim to money scammers after receiving a call from an alleged Southern California Edison employee named “Jason” who notified the manager that the electric bill for the business was past due.
Sunday can be the busiest time at the many Claremont parks throughout the city. Even overcast skies did not damper the enthusiasm of the many players and family members of all ages spending a fun-filled action packed morning at Vail Park. The weather this week will start off cooler with high temperatures reaching the lower 70s. By the end of the week, expect summer to make an appearance with temperatures reaching 90 degrees. No rain is in the forecast. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
A neighborhood north of Base Line Road was put on alert late Friday morning as Claremont police searched for two burglary suspects in the area.
According to Claremont Sergeant Eric Huizar, officers responded to a residential burglary in progress on the 500 block of Bluefield Dr. after receiving a call from an alert neighbor at 11:51 a.m. Two unknown thieves had entered the residence by smashing a rear sliding door, activating the home alarm system before fleeing the scene.
San Antonio Community Hospital has changed its name to San Antonio Regional Hospital to “better reflect its full scope of services and growing service area,” according to a news release put out by the hospital. are slated to open in 2015.
“We have literally outgrown our name,” Harris F. Koenig, president and chief executive officer of San Antonio Regional Hospital, said. “We believe that San Antonio Regional Hospital better reflects the depth and breadth of services our hospital provides to patients.”
A new Claremont police station has been on the Claremont City Council’s to-do list for more than a decade and last month during the 2015 Priorities Workshop, they took one more step towards crossing it off.
The council has asked city staff to prepare an appraisal for the land needed to construct a new facility, as well as prepare a detailed report for placing a financing measure on the ballot for voter approval.
Spring is here and while the buds in the City of Trees begin to blossom Sustainable Claremont went into full bloom as they opened the doors to their new Sustainability Resource Center.
With Sustainable Claremont Chair Freeman Allen at the helm, the ribbon cutting ceremony drew nearly 100 supporters and city officials to the Lenz Horticulture Building at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on March 11 to welcome the community’s newest asset.
Longtime COURIER reporter Pat Yarborough died Wednesday, March 18 at Pilgrim Place Health Services. She was 80.
Ms. Yarborough began her career with the COURIER in 1983 as a reporter covering sports and education, and writing obituaries. She retired in 2005 but remained on staff as a reporter-at-large, filling in for a vacationing reporter and writing obituaries at the personal request of Claremont families.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 4 at 1 p.m. at the Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N. Mountain Ave.
A full account of Ms. Yarborough’s life will appear in a future edition of the COURIER.
Daniel Lucero takes a short breather during the pie-eating contest on Saturday at the third annual Claremont Village Pie Festival. Daniel, 9, won the seven to ten-year-old division of the ever-popular contest. Be sure to check out our video from the event inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont Lincoln University recently announced that it has appointed Virginia Green as director of the Claremont Core—a required set of coursework that incorporates mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration and change into all the university’s academic programs.
Ms. Green is a longtime, award-winning university instructor and administrator, with a background as a business executive and consultant.
Keynote speaker Larry Minnix president and CEO of LeadingAge in Washington, DC, will highlight Pilgrim Place’s centennial gala to be held Saturday, March 28 at the Padua Hills Theatre.
For more than 40 years, Mr. Minnix has been a passionate advocate for elders. His strong voice for innovative practices that transform how our aging population is served has encouraged improvements in technology and quality health care across the nation.
The City of Claremont Padua Hills Theatre Community Use Program reserves dates each year for local non-profit organizations interested in hosting community events at substantially reduced rates. This program offers a unique opportunity for nonprofits to host community events in an exquisite, historic setting.
The Padua Hills Theatre Community Use Committee is now accepting applications for events that will take place between January 1 and December 31, 2016
The body of a female found at Mt. Baldy earlier this month has been identified as Amparo Karina Velarde of Southeast Los Angeles.
The 38-year-old woman’s body was found clothed and covered in blankets on a west side turnout approximately 25 feet from Mt. Baldy Road on Tuesday, March 3. Evidence found on the victim aided in identifying the mother of two, and her family was notified of her death on March 4. Services for Ms. Velarde are scheduled for later this week.
El Roble will have an orientation for incoming seventh grade parents on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. El Roble administrators and counselors will provide an overview of their academic and enrichment programs, counseling services and extra-curricular and club participation opportunities. Families will also learn about El Roble’s emphasis on safety, the school’s registration program during the middle of August, and any other aspect of the middle school program about which you might need information.
To say Claremont’s artistic legacy is unique would simply be an understatement. The city emerged as an important center for the visual arts in the years following World War II, due in large part to the GI Bill and the inspired efforts of artist and educator Millard Sheets.
Painters, sculptors, ceramists, enamel and mosaic artists, woodworkers and fiber artists devoted themselves to their creative pursuits with great imagination and energy.