Claremont police have arrested a 36-year-old Claremont man for possession of child pornography, according to a news release on Tuesday from Lieutenant Karlan Bennett.
Detectives from the Claremont Police Department received a cyber tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force that a subject had downloaded child pornography in the city of Claremont.
Claremont’s school resource officer program may end if an impassioned group of current and former Claremont High School students’ wishes are granted by the Claremont Police Commission and ultimately the city council.
CHS senior Kalilah Hamid, speaking for the Claremont Student Equity Coalition, gave a presentation during the February police commission meeting.
Claremont High School Theatre Department presents its annual Student Directed One Act Play Festival, Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27.
The virtual festival, which will be webcast, features three shows, “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors,” written by Ian McWethy, “I Don’t Want to Talk About It,” and “Selfie,” by Bradley Hayward.
The Claremont City Council will consider appointing Acting City Manager Adam Pirrie as the City’s permanent City Manager for a term of one-year at the February 23 City Council Meeting. Mr. Pirrie was appointed Acting City Manager on October 22, 2020 following the resignation of Tara Schultz. Over the past four months, Mr. Pirrie has served as both the Acting City Manager and Finance Director, resulting in a savings of $95,886 for the city.
Los Angeles County residents continue to receive good news about the local outbreak of the coronavirus as new cases, deaths and hospitalizations fall. As of February 9, the seven-day average of daily cases in Los Angeles County was 2,230, a decline of 85 percent from its peak in early January when it hovered around 15,000.
Los Angeles County’s announcement Monday that elementary schools can reopen to in-person instruction had parents and students reacting strongly—both in support and opposition.
And while it’s welcome news for many, the truth is Claremont schools will likely not open for a few more weeks.
“As soon as all the pieces fall into place we’re hoping to announce a [projected opening] date for grades TK through sixth,” said interim Claremont Unified School District Superintendent Julie Olesniewicz.
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Service Center for Independent Life (SCIL), a non-profit organization assisting seniors and people with disabilities, announced it has 200 COVID-19 vaccines available on Monday, February 22. To make an appointment for your first vaccine, call 909-621-6722. Those currently eligible include individuals 65 and older, and employees working in healthcare, long-term care, agriculture/food, education/childcare and emergency services. SCIL is located at 107 S. Spring Street. You need an appointment to get the vaccine, then you can return 21 days later for the second inoculation.
Primary schools in Los Angeles County can begin to reopen for in-person instruction as soon as this week, according to a news release from the department of public health.
“The state permits elementary schools to reopen as soon as we reach an adjusted case rate of 25 per 100,000. We are informing Los Angeles County schools tonight via an emailed letter that we expect to announce we have reached this threshold effective Tuesday.
Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California is joining the global effort to vaccinate the public against COVID-19. WesternU has been designated a Los Angeles County community health care partner providing vaccines in accordance with COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Guidelines. In this capacity, WesternU will administer COVID-19 vaccinations to Los Angeles County residents and WesternU community members who meet the eligibility criteria.
Los Angeles County residents that have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are now receiving information on how to get their second dose of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Residents who received a vaccination before January 29 at any of the County-operated sites, are receiving emails with a unique link confirming the place and date of their second dose appointment and will allow them to confirm the time of the appointment.
Even with some overcast days this past week, the setting sun was able to break through the gray to highlight the mountains east of Claremont at Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake. But the clouds and cool weather will slowly move out of the Southland by Wednesday enabling warmer, sunny days for most of this week. By the weekend, temperatures will reach the lower 70s, with lows in the 50s. So it may feel like spring, but Claremont is not quite finished with winter just yet. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont Police investigate the scene where a woman was struck by a Foothill Transit bus on Monday in the Claremont Village. The victim was crossing Indian Hill Boulevard when she was struck by the bus which was making a right turn onto Indian Hill from First Street. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Scripps Presents hosts a free online event, “The Nature of the Future: Elizabeth Kolbert in Conversation,” from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 23. Ms. Kolbert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it?