On Wednesday, August 22 Sean Depperschmidt, 50, from Rancho Cucamonga, was setting up camp for the night in a parking lot of Yum Yum Donuts around 10:45 p.m. when a private security guard asked him to leave. Mr. Depperschmidt apparently didn’t like that, and a fight ensued, Lt. Walters said.
Pomona Police investigate the scene of a traffic collision and shooting on Wednesday at Harrison and Towne avenues in Pomona. According to a news release from Pomona Police the shooting took place at 2 p.m. and on man was seriously injured. Police are looking for the suspects. Towne Avenue from Bonita Avenue north to Butte Street is closed to traffic, while officers from the Pomona Police Department investigate. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Matt Magilke listens to a presentation by Assistant City Manager Colin Tudor during the first meeting of the new City of Claremont Police Station Citizen’s Advisory Committee on Tuesday at the Hughes Community Center. After the failure of both Measures PS and SC, the new committee of 15 Claremont residents was formed to identify a police station upgrade that will pass with voters. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Step through the shadows into the haunted heritage of the Claremont Village during the annual ghost tour. This 75 minute family-friendly event is on Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14.
Every tour will visit nine haunts, including Village businesses and college destinations. Docents have researched and written stories based on information and experiences of business owners and Claremont Colleges personnel. Ghostly apparitions may or may not appear.
The 15-member committee was announced on Thursday by the city, following interviews conducted over the past few weeks by Mayor Opanyi Nasiali, Claremont Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen and City Manager Tara Schultz.
As a symbolic start to their education at Pomona College, new students, both freshmen and transfers, run through the college’s entry gates continuing down College Avenue in an event called Enter Here. The run also serves as a kick off for student orientation ahead of the first day of instruction on Tuesday, September 4. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
For Freeman Allen, reducing his carbon footprint and living sustainably has driven his lifestyle. It’s a philosophy he has shared with the city of Claremont for decades.
As a result of his constant effort to create a greener community, he was recently recognized as a community activist of the year by Congressmember Judy Chu.
Mr. Allen’s love for the environment began while studying at UC Berkeley.
Two Claremont youngsters are being hailed as heroes after rescuing their mother from drowning last month. Quick thinking from Morgan Law, 12, and Benji Law, 5, saved their mother, Susan Law, after she fell into the deep end of their backyard pool.
It happened at the tail end of a summer afternoon on July 28. The Law family had just returned to their Claremont home from a beach trip.
An unusual number of older model cars in a Claremont driveway has some neighbors crying foul.
The owner of the home, located on the southeast corner of Tenth Street and Oxford Avenue, has been accumulating numerous older cars—some of which have seen better days—in the back driveway for the past two years, according to neighbor Erena Zaks.
The Kiwanis Club of Claremont invites the community to attend the 10th annual Route 66 Party at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 21 at the Doubletree Hotel.
The evening includes a buffet dinner and dancing to the music of The Ravelers, as well as a casino, more than 50 theme baskets for a silent auction, complementary photo booth and a bingo parlor.
Base Line Road once was the most northern road to cross Claremont. Citrus trees bloomed everywhere, long before housing developments took over the landscape. Now Base Line is changing again with several new housing developments sandwiched between a freeway and a four-lane highway. And it's more crowded than ever. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
COURIER readers are a passionate bunch. When a story strikes a chord—the doomed water company takeover, moving the Renwick House to make way for Pomona College’s new museum, or most recently the failed police station bond measure—our readers don’t hold back: they let us know how they feel.
Claremont High School seniors Stella Wong, Alaan Patel and Hayden Yeung shared their experiences and opinions about being active volunteers in the community.
Some individuals may believe that being an active volunteer is very difficult and stressful. However, for Stella Wong, serving others has been ingrained in her daily lifestyle for as long as she can remember.
It all began with her parents’ love for serving others.
One of the first things you’ll notice when you walk into Stay Gold barbershop is a head.
A massive taxidermy bust of a trophy buck, set triumphantly on a wooden plaque, hangs above the front counter along with other vintage knick-knacks—old beer cans, a Victorian cash register from the 1880s and old movie posters of classic films.
Shop owner Rob Oliva says it’s all part of the culture that has made Stay Gold a mainstay in the Southern California haircut scene.