Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has remained steady at 24 for two days, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday.
Countywide public health has confirmed 62 new deaths and 1,065 new cases of COVID-19 since its update on Thursday. Forty-six people who died were over the age of 65, seven were between the ages of 41 and 65 and one was between 18 and 40. Forty-six people had underlying health condition
Kristin Ortega, a captain at Trader Joe’s, has been with company 25 years. She was one of the original crew members who opened the Claremont location in 2008.
How are you holding up?
“Fine. We’ve been doing this for over a month now, and I feel we’ve developed a good, safe routine. We know what to do. We’ve been so appreciative of the thank yous we’ve received, and the compliments. It means a lot to us.”
If you turned on the television or spent any time on social media this weekend then you no doubt saw the images of people flocking to the beaches in Ventura and Orange counties. The resulting commentary—in person and via the media—has resulted in the predicable back and forth between the folks who are itching to relax stay-at-home orders and those who want to see restrictions extended or even strengthened.
New data released this week by Los Angeles County Public Health reports no deaths from the novel coronavirus in the city of Claremont. However, Los Angeles County reached a grim landmark this week, recording 1,056 deaths, which has grown from 797 reported last Wednesday.“ L.A. County has hit the tragic milestone of 1,000 people dying from COVID-19," Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer said.
Due to COVID-19, the city has made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Memorial Day service in Oak Park Cemetery, according to the latest city manger’s report.
Instead, the city will be presenting a Memorial Day video tribute that will be available online at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The tribute will include a photo slideshow of servicemen and women who died in the line of duty.
Claremont resident Tria Belcourt shares tips on starting your own home garden.
Q: What made you decide to start the garden?
A: We felt it was a great way to teach history, science, and get outside away from the screens. We also wanted the kids to learn where food comes from and how it grows so they would have a greater appreciation for all the work that goes into something as simple as a salad.
For Brian Garner, owner of Hendricks Pharmacy, the coronavirus pandemic has been no walk in the park—if that was even allowed.
When the crisis first started in March, there was a rush to Hendricks as customers made sure to stock up. That’s not a surprise given their reputation for customer service, including free delivery by their staff.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has remained steady at 24 for three days, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Saturday. Countywide public health has confirmed 38 new deaths and 691 new cases of COVID-19 since its update on Friday. Twenty-eight people who died were over the age of 65, seven were between the ages of 41 and 65, and one was between 18 and 40.
Carlos Jaramillo and Emilio Rodriguez, the owners of the Village Market, have spent their lives together. As first cousins—their mothers are sisters—the boys spent Christmases, birthdays and summers together both here in California and Mexico.
In December of 2018, the Village Market came up for sale so the two went for it. They have run the family business together, splitting shifts from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day while balancing family life.
A Los Angeles County Health hazardous materials team works to decontaminate an area of Rancho San Jose Park on Tuesday after the drug fentanyl was discovered there earlier in the day. Claremont police responded to a call of a unresponsive individual at the park at 10:22 a.m. and discovered the fentanyl as part of their investigation. The clean up took most of the day. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
New data released on Tuesday by Los Angeles County Public Health reports no deaths from the novel coronavirus in the city of Claremont. However, Los Angeles County reached a grim landmark in the same report, recording its 1,000th death. Total cases in the city of Claremont remain at 22 for the fourth consecutive day, with just 217 out of Claremont’s population of 36,484 having received the test.
A reader alerted the COURIER with rather tall tale that a Village area stop sign had sprouted a bouquet of flowers. Located on the southeast corner of Yale Avenue and Eighth Street, the sign does indeed sport an entire bush of cascading white blooms. The odd phenomenon occurred after a lantana growing around the base sent a stalk up the sign’s hollow center until it reached the sunlight above. COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, according to a news release from the college. Ms. Starr joins two former Pomona College presidents who were previously elected to the 240-year-old academy. Ms. Starr is one of 276 new members announced on Thursday. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
While residents are encouraged to stay home, the city’s sanitation division is currently fully operational. Residents can currently schedule bulk item pickups and bin rentals.
The city will pick up three bulk items per household (like large appliances, furniture or mattresses) per calendar year at no charge.