Artist He Qi was drawn to faith and artistic expression at a time when both were considered heresy.
He was attending middle school in Nanjing, China in 1966 when Chairman Mao launched his Cultural Revolution. The decade-long movement—aimed at ridding the country of creeping capitalism and lingering traditions threatening “true” Communist ideology—would ultimately cause the death, incarceration, impoverishment and suffering of millions of people. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The 2017 Wilderness Park annual parking permits are now available at city hall and the Hughes Community Center during regular business hours. The CHWP annual permits are $100 and may be used at the north or south parking lots with no restrictions.
Residents who want to obtain a free resident permit must bring proof of residency when applying for a permit.
The community is invited to attend the upcoming meetings of Claremont’s Traffic and Transportation Commission and Architectural Commission regarding the Keck Graduate Institute mixed-use project, parking expansions and projected campus growth.
The traffic and transportation commission will meet Monday, November 28 at 7 p.m. The commission review the traffic study and provide comments.
Twenty-eight Claremont Village businesses will donate a portion of proceeds to a nonprofit on #GivingTuesday, November 29.
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
Claremont’s quest to take over the water system suffered a devastating setback last week, and now the city plans to respond. In a 38-page tentative decision handed down on November 10, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin refuted the city’s claims for eminent domain made during the weeks-long trial, which concluded August 11.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Claremont City Council. Incumbents Larry Schroeder and Corey Calaycay will both seek reelection.
The filing period for nomination papers and candidate statements for the March 7, 2017 Claremont City Council election began Monday, November 14. Claremont city councilmembers are elected to staggered four-year terms, with three members elected at one election, and two at the next. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Esteban Campos, 22, from Ontario was arrested on Wednesday, November 16 for a bank robbery in Claremont.
The California Bank and Trust on First Street and Yale Avenue was robbed at 4:49 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26. The lone bank robber passed a demand note and fled the bank on foot.
David Svenson and Catherine McIntosh position a painting by artist Rebecca Hamm on Wednesday at new Claremont Museum of Art in the Claremont Depot. Mr. Svenson and Ms. McIntosh were busy getting the art in place as other workers were putting final touches on the building to get ready for the museum’s grand opening this Sunday.
There’s a new bug in town, and it’s threatening the city’s Heritage Trees.
The Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer, or Shot-Hole Borer for short, is a new insect that has been infecting mostly Sycamore and Coastal Live Oak trees throughout Claremont.
“It has the potential to make quite the negative impact on our urban forest,” Community Services Consultant Dave Roger said.
The Claremont Interfaith Council (CIC) will hold its 26th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Thanksgiving eve, Wednesday, November 23 at 7 p.m. at Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N. Mountain Ave. in Claremont.
The CIC invites all residents of the Claremont community to gather to share gratitude for the bounties experienced as citizens of a nation founded on core principals of freedom and liberty, ideals that it believes are most clearly visible when people of diverse religious and spiritual traditions stand side-by-side to express them.
Mountain High and Mt. Baldy are giving unprecedented access and value to skiers and snowboarders this winter by offering pass holders three visits during the season to each other’s resort.
“Skiers and snowboarders receive a terrific value with a season pass to either one,” said Mt. High Chief Marketing Officer John McColly.
At 1,151 bags, members of Temple Beth Israel set a new record of collection at the 17th annual High Holy Days food drive. The Pomona synagogue’s Social Action Committee organizes the project that begins on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and concludes approximately four weeks later.
Active Claremont holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 in the Santa Fe Room of the Hughes Center, 1700 Danbury Rd. Robert Cruz, a spokesperson for the Gas Company, will present an update relating on the Porter Ranch situation. The public is invited to attend the free event. Call (909) 373-7907 for information.