Dr. Diana Eck is professor of Comparative Religion at Harvard University and director of the “The Pluralism Project.”
Ms. Eck always expected to have a sizable number of international students from various religious traditions in her classes on World Religions. But, in 1991, that expectation took on a new twist.
Over the years the COURIER has received numerous awards for stories, photos, design and advertising published in the newspaper and website. During my seven years as publisher, part of those honors has been accepting awards on behalf of Martin Weinberger.
On October 19, President Barack Obama designated 346,177 acres of Angeles National Forest as the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. At its southern end, the new monument shares a boundary with the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park; its eastern edge generally parallels Mt. Baldy Road.
Just south of Arrow Highway and west of Indian Hill lays the Cinderella Homes neighborhood. The Cinderella tract is a unique neighborhood emblematic of the economic and housing boom of southern California after World War II. It is also the story of, in the truest sense, the promise and hope of the American Dream.
Bears of the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park have discovered a gigantic picnic basket: the dumpster at the Padua Hills Theatre. Bears frequent this smorgasbord, and are becoming habituated on the scraps. Throughout October, a mom and two cubs have been visiting the dumpster daily. I recently found the tiny cubs trapped inside the recycle bin while their agitated mom paced atop the container. I inserted a ladder into the bin to let the cubs climb out.
Black Bears have a voracious appetite, are incredibly curious, and have an amazing sense of smell