At Tuesday night’s Claremont City council meeting Claremont Police held a swearing in ceremony for promotions and introductions of new hires. Two officers Jeff Ting and Erik Orozco were promoted to corporal, and Alyssa Flores was promoted from police aide to jailer. New employees include, dispatcher Kiara Hernandez, and police aides Valentino Galvez, Jr. and Rachel Straight.
A female driver lost control of her full size Ford pickup truck on Claremont Boulevard, leaving the roadway and crashing into bushes and a fence. The driver was not seriously injured and no other vehicles were involved. Authorities cleaned up the wreck quickly. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Once the drone community was able to digest the 180 pages of detail for new proposed FAA Remote ID laws, it became clear there was huge concern of the negative impact on the drone industry. Since the December 2019 announcement for feedback, the concerns focus on how these complex laws make it too difficult to fly a drone in the US.
The Claremont City Council passed amendments last week meant to make building accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, a lot easier.
ADUs, also known as back houses or granny flats, are smaller, secondary houses built on a property that can be rented out. In the midst of an ongoing housing and affordability crisis in California, the proliferation of ADUs can help alleviate those concerns.
Claremont police investigate the scene of an accident Saturday morning on Indian Hill Boulevard near First Street in Claremont. According to police, just before 7 a.m. a vehicle heading north on Indian Hill struck a pedestrian who apparently was crossing the street just north of the railroad tracks. The male victim was transported to an area hospital, however his condition is unknown. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Gabe Bohm grew up in Romania listening to music from Western Europe on a long wave radio. But his love of live music did not flourish until he immigrated to the United States in the 1970s. Forty years later he has seen 900 concerts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The community is invited to join in the fun as Temple Beth Israel hosts a Purim carnival on Sunday, March 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day will feature Maui Wowi coffees and smoothies, face painting, tacos, balloon art, a bounce house, games and much more.
Los Angeles County has transitioned from polling places to vote centers, giving Claremont voters the option to cast a ballot in person at any vote center in the county.
Vote centers are similar to traditional polling places, but provide additional features to expand opportunities for entering a ballot electronically. Voters can go to any center in Claremont or county wide, regardless of where they live.
When a plane full of people from Wuhan, China arrived at March Air Reserve Base last month, Claremonter Susan Lominska was ready to give aid. The plane carried 195 American citizens who were living in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 2,120 people so far in China and led to widespread fears across the globe. Ms. Lominska is part of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, which is an arm of the Department of Health and Human Services. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont resident Bob Forrest, subject of the film Bob and the Monster, will be on hand for a screening of the documentary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 26 at Pitzer College’s Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Ave. The event is free and open to the public. That Mr. Forrest is still here to share his story with us is remarkable, a point made agonizingly clear in Bob and the Monster. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
To honor the courage and perseverance of those recovering from traumatic injury and illness, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare will host its Tribute to Courage Gala Saturday, March 7, at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center in Pomona. Casa Colina’s largest fundraiser, this annual black-tie event attracts prominent figures from healthcare, entertainment, business and local government.
Inland Naturopathic Medical Clinic, Inc. celebrates 10 years of providing integrative and functional health care in Upland. The occasion is marked by a free public event Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Staff, including Dr. Ayo Bankole, founder of the practice and Amy Sutton, Certified Colon Hydrotherapist, will provide information sessions and answer questions on natural health and services offered.
Test your knowledge of Claremont history with part one of our COURIER quiz by columnist John Neiuber. If you pass this test, you must take part two next week in order to be judged. Judging includes number of correct answers in the shortest amount of time. Winner gets a COURIER t-shirt. Good luck!