Hendricks Pharmacy owner Brian Garner demonstrates the souvenir penny press in his newly expanded Village business. Hendricks branched out into the space that was Stamp Your Heart Out giving them the space to diversify the products they offer. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
On Monday morning during the 8 o’clock hour, CHS students encircled a tree covered with masses of pink blossoms and surrounded by notes, bouquets of flowers, yellow and blue balloons and candles.
They had come to grieve their classmate, freshman Esmé Page, who committed suicide on Friday night. It was a hushed gathering, marked by tears and comforting embraces. CHS counselors walked over and spoke to the teens, some 17 in all, letting them know they were available for anyone who needed to talk.
Three more businesses notified police they were contacted by phone scammers posing as Southern California Edison employees. Residents and business owners should be suspicious of anyone calling and asking for payment over the telephone or by prepaid cards. Call the provider to verify the validity of the request before making any payments and immediately notify the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.
Commenting on the benefits of a good stroll, the English historian G.M. Treveylan said, “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.”
The members of the Get Walking Claremont group, who join together each week to get fit in a social setting, agree. Residents, most of them 50 and older, meet in parking lot of Rhino Records (235 Yale Ave. in Claremont) on Tuesday mornings at 8 a.m. From there, they walk through the Village to the Claremont Colleges and back.
Claremont residents will be faced with yet another big decision come election time following the city council’s unanimous decision to move forward with a bond measure for up to $50 million to fund a new public safety facility.
Police Chief Paul Cooper presented a report supporting the department’s need for a new police station. In his address to council on Tuesday, Chief Cooper stressed that the current police station is wholly unfit for a modern police force.
Things always get interesting in Claremont, especially when there’s talk about removing city trees.
Alice Perrault and her 15-year-old son Julius came before the city council Tuesday night to request the removal of two healthy holly oaks on the 100 block of E. Green Street, a neighborhood known for its mature trees. Standing 25 and 35 feet, the holly oaks are the only two of their kind on the block
Although there seems to be no shortage of evidence, we don’t need scientific studies to tell us about the profoundly positive effects of human touch. Simple contact stimulates our brains to release endorphins, our bodies’ natural opiates. This is why we find comfort in the arms of a loved one in times of sorrow and joy and can have our spirits lifted by something that seems as insignificant as a pat on the back for a job well done. The positive energy emitted from these simple acts are what feed the human soul.
There's no better sign it's springtime than seeing this giant batch of bougainvillea hover over the road on the way up to Padua Hills in Claremont. Weather this week is going to feel downright hot as temperatures will sneak over the 90-degree mark on Thursday. Normal temperatures in the lower 80s will follow for the weekend. Don't expect any rain in the forecast for some time. Spring and summer have arrived together in Claremont. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont’s zombie run is back, with a new name and more zombies than ever! It’s now called the Dead Garden Run and the zombie outbreak is scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, beginning at 7 a.m.
J6 Events is repeating this event following the wildly successful Claremont Zombie Run in May of last year
The Hunting Ground will open at the Claremont Laemmle, 450 W. Second Street, today, Friday, March 20. On Saturday, March 21, the Laemmle will host a special 7:10 p.m. screening to be followed by a Q&A with film subjects Caroline Heldman and Kamilah Willingham.
From the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team behind The Invisible War comes a startling exposé of sexual assault on US campuses and the brutal social toll on victims and their families.
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.