Officers responded to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church around 3:30 p.m. after a Phelan man stole the purse of one of the parishioners. The 63-year-old victim witnessed Bradley Gray take her handbag and flee the location. Police questioned three people that had accompanied the 32-year-old thief to the church.
Governor Jerry Brown’s declaration of a state of emergency, and his subsequent mandate that cities reduce water-use statewide, has inspired many a Claremonter to rethink how their garden grows.
The strong level of motivation was evident in the healthy turnout at a Low-Water Expo held Sunday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The free event, which ran from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., was organized by members of Sustainable Claremont’s DRIP (Drought Resistant Irrigation Program).
A work crew tears down the warehouse and office area of the former Rich's Products location on Wednesday in the Claremont Village. Demolition will continue into next week as the process of building the new Village Lofts complex gets under way COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Here’s a great chance to get a delicious picnic meal at a great price. The culinary students of LC Vocational Training Center and Lifetime Community Based will be preparing three different healthy tasty meals to those interested in food that improves health and longevity. The menu will consist of one entrée, one side, one desert and a summer breeze drink.
The Claremont Senior Program honored key volunteers during its annual awards ceremony at the Alexander Hughes Community Center on June 4. City staff and the Committee on Aging presented the 2015 Senior Program Volunteer Awards, highlighting six volunteers and one community organization, that have provided especially significant services to the community.
The Happy Crowd will perform at the opening children’s concert tonight, Wednesday, June 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Co-sponsored by the city of Claremont and the Kiwanis Club of Claremont, Kiwanis will offer a variety of concessions, with proceeds benefitting the concert program. For more information, visit the city website at www.claremontca.org or call (909) 399-5490.
It's been another typical week in Claremont as busy commuters head to work on this hot summer day. That includes traveling down Indian Hill Boulevard at First Street in the Village area. The weather will remain hot all week, with sunny skies and high temperatures in the 90s. No relief is in sight, as lows will remain in the 60s. It's safe to say summer has officially arrived in Southern California. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The Claremont Educational Foundation awarded the David L. Rose Instrumental Music Scholarship to Sophia Lin and the Teddie Warner Community Outreach Scholarship to Chloe Amarilla and Mackenzie Orr. To learn more about CEF, visit http://www.claremonteducationalfoundation.org.
In addition to being accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) last December, Baldy View ROP has also been granted accreditation by the council on Occupation Education (COE). The COE was founded in 1971 and its accreditation is a mark of assured quality and integrity in career technical education. It has long been regarded by the US Secretary of Education as a reliable authority in assessing the quality of education in the institutions it accredits.
The city of Claremont, in partnership with the Claremont Museum of Art and Claremont Graduate University Art Business/Art Management Public Art students, is seeking artists to showcase work at the Alexander Hughes Community Center. The exhibit will run from August through November 2015.
Parker Emerson has been named Ambassador of the Month by international disaster relief organization, ShelterBox USA. Mr. Emerson was selected from a group of nearly 400 ambassador volunteers nationwide, who actively raise funds and awareness for the charity through public engagements.
UPDATED: A strong level of motivation was evident in the healthy turnout at a Low-Water Expo held Sunday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The free event, which ran from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., was organized by members of Sustainable Claremont’s DRIP (Drought Resistance Irrigation Program).
DRIP, according to the Sustainable Claremont website, promotes “attractive, climate-appropriate landscapes in Claremont,” encourages the use of efficient irrigation, water conservation and water reclamation and provides resources to help local property owners achieve those aims.
COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
In 1965, Lyndon Johnson was in his second full year as president, 34 people died in the Watts riots, the average American home cost $13,500, the Beatles had five number-one hits and Eleanor Pierson reported for her first day of work at Foothill Country Day School. Last Friday, current staff, students and a few members of the community came to honor Ms. Pierson’s last day of work, a tenure that spanned 50 years.