The CoolCalifornia Challenge, a competition between California cities to motivate and reward residents for reducing their carbon footprints and to build more sustainable communities, just got a little more competitive.
Claremont is currently in first place, but the lead is narrowing.
Youth programs and sustainability were the main topics of discussion during the annual joint meeting between the city council and the Claremont Board of Education on Monday, February 1. The atmosphere in the Richard S. Kirkendall Education Center’s boardroom was easygoing, as city official heard updates on the Youth Activity Center and green endeavors from the city and the school board.
An unknown burglar broke into a woman’s car and stole a Michael Kors purse in the parking lot of Kiddie Academy on the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. The incident happened at approximately 4:23 p.m., when the victim parked and locked her car.
The Shakespeare Club of Pomona Valley will feature a talk by Caitlin Lopez from Ophelia’s Jump, whose topic is “Record Rain and Improvised Crutches: The Trials and Triumphs of Outdoor Shakespeare,” at its next meeting on Monday, February 8 at 2 p.m. at the Joslyn Center.
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) recently announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care.
The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Daniel Nguyen of Westminster fell 1,500 feet to his death while hiking in Mt. Baldy on Tuesday morning, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
Mr. Nguyen, 23, was hiking with a friend along the Devil’s Backbone portion of Mt. Baldy. The friend called 911 at 7:41 a.m. stating that Mr. Nguyen slipped and fell.
Each Friday the Rotary Club of Claremont meets to share food and friendship just like so many other service clubs throughout the country. At the end of this particular meeting Friday at the Claremont DoubleTree Hotel, we launched a drone for our group video and photo. This selfie is actually a "reverse 30-second pan" that has been sped up in editing. Thanks to everyone for a being a good sport participating. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
Vehicles on Mount Baldy Road had to swerve around a large pile of fallen rock on Sunday as a winter storm passed through the area. It has been a relatively dry winter but the storm was expected to produce up to two inches of rain in the Inland Valley. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Our focus for this special edition of the COURIER is, of course, women. It wouldn’t be complete without considering Claremont’s women of the past—some have moved away and some have died, but many are still here, working to maintain the high quality of life in Claremont.
Progress reports on multi-housing crime abatement and sustainability and a fiery public comment session on the city’s new marijuana ordinance highlighted the Claremont City Council meeting on January 26.
The marijuana ordinance, which bans the sale, cultivation, receipt and delivery of marijuana except among those who have a proper medical card, was passed during the previous council meeting on January 12.
Ideas and plans about water issues, commission term limits and infrastructure were outlined for 2016 on Saturday, January 23 during the Claremont City Council’s annual priorities workshop.
The meeting, convened at 8 a.m. Saturday morning in the council chamber, was a decidedly casual affair—a few councilmembers were dressed in less formal button-ups and t-shirts.
Ann Schiff, the newly appointed CEO of Pilgrim Place, is making sure the retirement community will thrive well into the next 100 years.
Ms. Schiff, who is Jewish, is the first woman to be the President/CEO and the first head administrator who doesn’t belong to the United Church of Christ.
The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park continues to be a destination for thousands of hikers and bikers throughout the area. The 5-mile loop trail, which reaches over 2000 feet in elevation, connects people to other trails in the San Gabriel mountains. Check out our video starting in the parking lot and moving about one mile up the trail. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
Foothill Gold Line CEO Habib Balian gives a presentation as his colleague Lisa Levy Buch takes notes on Monday at Claremont City Hall. The meeting was held to give the public an opportunity to comment on the Gold Lin’s proposed above ground crossing at Indian Hill Boulevard in the Village. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff