Claremont Unified School District announced this week that students having difficulty with distance learning can ask to receive a “pass/fail” for this semester in lieu of traditional letter grades for students in seventh to 12th grades.
Students who would like to choose this option are required to complete and submit an online form that includes a signature.
In the same week the state of California and Los Angeles County made moves to relax stay-at-home orders, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recorded 1,638, new cases Monday, its highest number in a single day.
Those two milestones also come with competing interests: mitigating the order’s economic impact while continuing to protect public health; thus creating a dilemma government officials will face for some time.
The California Botanic Garden is offering ‘Taste Wild,” which includes a delicious spread of desserts crafted with seasonal flowers, herbs and other ingredients that speak to the true flavors of California.
The garden invites residents to join them virtually and enjoy these specialty desserts prepared with California native plants and learn about the amazing culinary uses.
New data released on Friday by Los Angeles County Public Health reports 51 new deaths and 883 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Total cases in the county is now 30,296 and 1,468 deaths. There are still no confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the city of Claremont, however, total cases rose slightly to 28.
On Wednesday Los Angeles County Public Health released a five-stage phased approach to relaxing directives of the Safer at Home order, including reopening certain business, called the “Roadmap to Recovery.” The county is currently in stage one, where we have been for the past several weeks, however, they anticipate beginning stage two as soon as Friday.
Flying over and around Claremont really gives one a sense how much traffic is clogging city streets. As we know, it's been very light over the past several weeks because of the stay-at-home order to combat the coronavirus. Are people getting restless? Is it time to relax some of the restrictions? Opinions vary widely, but based on over 200 responses in a recent Claremont COURIER poll, 41 percent responded that we ought to wait until July or later to relax restrictions. But what did others say? COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
With social distancing and stay at home orders in effect because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, I have observed the world passing by from my study that looks out on Indian Hill Boulevard.
Because so many people are out walking, I thought it would be good to publish a Claremont Heritage walking tour, replete with some historical information to help pass the time.
The stay home order may have us all feeling like life is on hold, but there’s one thing that won’t get cancelled this year: Mother’s Day. The second most important holiday after Dad’s Day.
Sunday, May 10 is the day set aside to express gratitude and love to our mothers and grandmothers. Luckily, local stores have some great deals and even delivery to make the day extra special for the guiding women in our lives.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has remained steady at 24 for almost a week, and new deaths from COVID 19 countywide were below 30 for two consecutive days, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Monday.
The local grassroots activist group Claremont/Inland Valley Move Forward, has created and now updated the ultimate information list on everything related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This comprehensive, updated list has everything from grocery stores and health information, to food banks and disaster assistance. Simply use our Search Website box on our homepage to easily find what you need. Use our website search tool to find specific listings, and/or look for our PDF version at the bottom of the list to easily print out this information.
A 40-year-old woman, one of Claremont’s 24 confirmed coronavirus cases, has recovered and is sharing her story so that it might help others.
The otherwise healthy stay-at-home mom lives with her husband, their seven-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son. She asked to remain anonymous for the purposes of our interview.
Her first symptoms, a scratchy, sore throat, presented on March 31.
The City of Claremont will resume its recycling program starting Monday after suspending it for several weeks because its refuse contractor, Waste Management, temporarily closed its recycling facility. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The city of Claremont is cancelling all official Fourth of July celebrations due to continued restrictions on public gatherings imposed by both the state of California and the Los Angeles County, according to a news release on Thursday. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont’s nonprofits have stepped up during the coronavirus pandemic to expand their reach, despite the difficulties brought on by short staffs and stringent new guidelines for dealing with food and the public. Among the hardest hit have been the elderly and low-income populations, and Claremont Meals on Wheels and AgingNext are both busier than ever making sure they are doing all they can to help.