From the mountains near Running Springs, the sun is shinning with classic cool fall weather. Down in the Southland however, clouds and spotty rain stay with us and are not really going anywhere for the remainder of the week. High temperatures will only reach the mid-60s in Claremont, with a slight chance of rain mostly near the mountain areas. Lows will hover around 55. During the afternoon hours the sun will make an appearance, but not for long. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The event, situated within Black Friday and Cyber Monday at the start of the holiday season, Giving Tuesday offers Claremont businesses the opportunity to donate 10 percent of their profits to a local nonprofit and to host a table with information about them at their location.
Giving Tuesday happens on November 28, and the deadline to enroll is Tuesday, October 31.
Sustainable Claremont honored businesses and individuals for sustainability efforts at its annual meeting, Plant Seeds of Hope, on October 2 at the Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont.
Sponsored by Pick My Solar, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont COURIER and Foothill Gold Line, the event featured a social hour with exhibits and light refreshments, followed up by the environmental leadership awards, which were presented by Steve Sabicer, chair of the board of directors.
Mt. San Antonio Gardens residents Stuart Oskamp Lee McDonald, Lynn Bush and Wes Hawkes sing, “Everything’s up to Date” last Thursday during rehearsal for a 1940s Revue variety show. The show, which ran through the weekend at the Gardens, featured song, dance and a one act play. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont After-School Programs (CLASP) will celebrate 12 years of providing after-school tutoring to at-risk students in the Claremont Unified School District on Sunday, November 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. Student volunteers from the Claremont Colleges, University of La Verne, the Webb Schools and Claremont High School will be honored for their work with CLASP students.
The Claremont High School Theatre Department will present its 22nd annual Friends of Our Theatre auction at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15 at the Candlelight Pavilion, 455 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont.
An officer driving through the south alley behind the business on the 400 block of Auto Center Drive around 11:20 p.m. when they saw 34-year-old Joseph Beatty standing near the rear door of the market.
Kids of all ages were properly dressed for the costume parade during the annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire on Saturday in the Claremont Village. In addition to the parade, the day’s festivities included a pumpkin caving contest, live music, a beer garden and many vendor booths. Even with the heat well over 90 degrees, it did not damper the enthusiasm of the thousands of visitors who descended on the over 400 vendors in attendance. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Arlene Medina wore a costume she called “Alice in torrid land,” during the Halloween dinner and dance on Wednesday at the Joslyn Senior Center in Claremont. The annual event featured a DJ, dancing, a themed dinner and a costume contest. The dancing was particularly popular during the event with a wide range of music from “Monster Mash” to “Achy Breaky Heart” sung in Spanish. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Two Claremont families are reeling after five pets were brutally killed by wild animals this past week.
Four dogs belonging to the Hadfield family were killed Tuesday night by what Arcie Hadfield thinks was a bobcat. The family had five dogs in all—Scooby, Nala, Boomer, Holly and Scooter, three of which are Chihuahuas.
The Hadfield family has had run-ins with wild animals in the past.
After more than two decades, Sonia Carvalho is leaving her position as the city attorney for Claremont. The decision, which resulted from a closed-session council meeting Tuesday afternoon, was learned Wednesday evening. The Tuesday meeting was agendized as “public employee evaluation.”
“During the city attorney evaluation this evening, we mutually decided that after 25 years of service to the city, Sonia Carvalho will retire,” Mayor Larry Schroeder wrote in the statement, which was dictated to the COURIER by City Manager Tony Ramos.