It’s almost inconceivable to imagine all of the changes in Claremont since 1920. The city had incorporated just 13 years earlier, and the population was just was 1,728. Many of the citrus groves which came to define the area were still too new to bear fruit. There were no improved roads in the north part of town, which meant a trip to the “Village” took a fair amount of effort. Pomona College was still our only institute of higher education.
The city of Claremont and its local mental health agency have formally agreed to a new program called the Psychiatric Assessment Care Team, informally know as PACT, under which trained and licensed mental health professionals will respond to certain non-emergency calls received by the police.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which will be available for a limited amount of time to ensure America’s smallest businesses get exclusive access.
The city of Claremont announced on Wednesday that Fourth of July festivities will be canceled for a second year due to uncertainty about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Claremont’s annual festivities include the Freedom 5000 5k run and fun walk, festival in Memorial Park, parade down Indian Hill Boulevard and fireworks show at Pomona College.
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To say they have accomplished most of life’s ambitions would be an understatement. Their love story spans 70 years of marriage, nine European countries, two college-educated daughters, six dogs, 13 cats, and over six decades of high school and college students attending the classes they taught.
Lifelong partners and retired educators Lillian Sergio, 91, and Louis Sergio, 92, have lived in Claremont for 57 years.
Last Tuesday the Claremont City Council unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding which formally established the Psychiatric Assessment Care Team (PACT) which will respond to certain non-emergency calls received by Claremont police.
The pandemic has been a challenge for everyone, but perhaps it has been the hardest on parents and children. Amid all the challenges, one Claremont family is making the best of the unfortunate situation by focusing on the one thing they have an ample supply of: togetherness.
Journalists love similes, and this one was a clear winner:
a metaphorical dumpster fire of a year was eclipsed, and in the end somehow redeemed, by a real-life blaze.
Here’s how that irresistible bit of writer’s catnip unfolded:
My kids, my ex-wife Sara and I had spent the morning of January 6 preparing for my 15-year-old daughter Lucy’s impending release after a hospital stay.
Late last summer, when Adam Pirrie was working as Claremont’s finance director, he had never given much thought to becoming the city’s top executive. However, following the abrupt departure in October of former City Manager Tara Schultz, Mr. Pirrie was asked to fill in as an interim and found that he really liked the job.
Scripps College’s Scripps Presents series continues with two free and open to the public virtual lectures on Tuesday, March 2. The first, at 4 p.m., is “Cultural Technologies in M?ori Contexts,” with Lisa Reihana and Matua Rereata Makiha. The second, at 5 p.m., is “What Does a Feminist Foreign Policy Look Like?” It is moderated by Alisha Haridasani Gupta, gender reporter for the New York Times, and will feature of panel of women with experience in international diplomacy and economics.
Pomona College broke ground Wednesday on a $43 million expansion of its Athletic and Recreation Center.
The new 95,000-square-foot facility at 220 E. Sixth St. will provide additional space for the Pomona-Pitzer athletics program. The project will be a mix of renovations and new construction and introduce 15,000-square-feet for additional training and weight rooms. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
We’ve all been inundated with stories of what we’ve lost since COVID-19 upended our lives last March. Less publicized has been what’s been gained; we’ve learned to cook, begun exercise routines, and undertaken a previously unimaginable spectrum of do-it-yourself home projects, to name just a few of the bright spots. Maya Garcia, 17, found her own silver lining. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont is among Los Angeles County communities with the highest rate of vaccinations according to data released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Public health reports 6,680 Claremont residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 21.1 percent of the total population, which ranks it eleventh among cities in the county