Merrill Ring of the Democratic Club of Claremont helps Wayne Fordyce fill out postcards to be sent to elected officials on Tuesday during a Tax Day protest outside the U.S. Post Office in Claremont. The low-key event centered around the postcard campaign which aims to encourage local politicians to pass legislation that would require President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Each year, Temple Beth Israel holds a special commemoration on Holocaust Remembrance Day (in Hebrew, Yom HaShoah) with the express purpose of educating both the Jewish and the wider communities about the lessons learned from that terrible period in history, and also to honor the millions who fell victim to Nazi terror.
So many eggs, for so many kids. The annual Claremont Easter Egg Hunt at Menmorial Park Saturday, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Claremont, is a mad rush to see how many eggs these youngsters can grab off the grass. Check out our low level video to see what it looks like from a kid's perspective. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The Claremont City Council voted to move forward with plans to eliminate a noisy nuisance.
The council voted unanimously to look into creating a quiet zone along tracks moving through Claremont Tuesday evening. But railroad-adjacent residents hoping for a break from the train horns shouldn’t count on a quick fix. Check out our aerial video inside.
Around 3:15 p.m., a witness at the intersection of Hiawassee and Appalachian noticed a dark-colored car with paper plates stealing mail from mailboxes and followed until police could arrive. The driver, 21-year-old Andrea Valdez, reportedly admitted to police that she and the passenger, 24-year-old Alex Mendez, were in the neighborhood to steal mail.
Nmon Ford is coming home but, truth be told, he’s never left. After years of concerts around the world, the Pomona-bred opera star is performing two shows this weekend at Bridges Hall of Music.
“All the people who can’t normally hear me sing are like, ‘Oh wait: we can just go right up the street and it’s free?’" COURIER photo/Liam Brooks
A former Claremont High School student is suing the cafeteria worker who abused him, as well as the Claremont Unified School District for failing to protect him.
The plaintiff, named in the lawsuit as “John SE Doe,” was 15 years old at the time of the abuse suffered from former Claremont High School cafeteria worker Vanessa Antonia Tinoco. Ms. Tinoco, 33, pled no contest in 2014 to unlawful sexual contact with a minor.
Claremont Mayor Larry Schroeder introduces former Mayor Sam Pedroza Tuesday morning during the annual State of the City meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel. Mr. Pedroza highlighted both the challenges and the successes Claremont has had over the past 12 months as well as plans for the future. The event was held as part of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Sustainable Claremont will host its next dialog on Monday, April 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with a discussion titled “Planting Seeds of Hope: Education Rooted in the Environment.”
The talk, led by Gerald Lieberman, will take place in Room 101, Hahn Building, 420 Harvard Ave., Claremont.
The Claremont Police Department teamed up with the Azusa and Covina police departments to participate in the Baker to Vegas Law Enforcement Challenge Relay Race last weekend, earning a second- place finish in their division.
Baker to Vegas is the world’s most prestigious and unique law enforcement foot race. It covers 120 grueling miles, broken down into 20 legs, through the desert and mountains between the cities of Baker, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Officers received a call of an alarm activation at the business on 137 Harvard Avenue just before 6 a.m., according to a police statement. When they arrived a minute later, the glass to the business was shattered and the suspect was nowhere to be found.
Jessie and Tina Rodriguez, owners of Cal-American Homes and stars of HGTV’s Vintage Flip, saw revised plans for their new home approved by the architectural commission on March 29—save for a couple of caveats. The home, known as the Ryerson House, is currently around 1,200 square feet, the proposed addition would balloon it to around 3400 square feet.
A Claremont man was arrested in connection with a robbery involving two teens at Vail Park last week.
Noah Maestas, 18, was arrested on a felony robbery charge just before 11:45 a.m. on March 30, five days after the March 25 crime, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department.
Longtime Claremont community activist, volunteer and senior citizens’ advocate Sandy Hester was recently recognized for her numerous accomplishments and contributions to the region with a Congressional Woman of the Year Award from Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena.