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Year in Review 2012

  • The afternoon sun illuminates freshly fallen snow from a storm that marched through Southern California last winter in Claremont.

    The afternoon sun illuminates freshly fallen snow from a storm t...

  • A processional of students representing people who have been killed by drunk drivers take their place at the front of the audience at the beginning of Every 15 Minutes at Claremont High School.

    A processional of students representing people who have been kil...

  • Karl Benjamin’s wife Beverly Benjamin, her daughter Kris Jones and son-in-law Bob Jones listen to an eulogy during Mr. Benjamin’s memorial service at Bridges Hall of Music in Claremont.

    Karl Benjamin’s wife Beverly Benjamin, her daughter Kris Jones...

  • The Space Shuttle Endeavour cruise over the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in September during its final flight.

    The Space Shuttle Endeavour cruise over the Rose Bowl in Pasaden...

  • Former Sumner Elementary School principal Frank D’Emilio kisses his wife Catherine as the special meeting of the CUSD Board of Education voted unanimously to rescind their earlier decision to terminate Mr. D’Emilio.

    Former Sumner Elementary School principal Frank D’Emilio kisse...

  • Engineer Mike Dollard of Los Angeles County Fire Station 62 crawls through the hallway of an unused building at the Claremont DoubleTree hotelin January during search and rescue training.

    Engineer Mike Dollard of Los Angeles County Fire Station 62 craw...

  • Rebekah Evans is overcome with emotion as she embraces teammate Laney Williams after the Claremont High School girls’ soccer team’s victory in the CIF Southern Section Division 3 championship.

    Rebekah Evans is overcome with emotion as she embraces teammate ...

  • Claremont resident Dave Comerzan joins a line of protesters along Foothill Boulevard in January during a water rate increase protest in front of Golden State Water Company’s Claremont office.

    Claremont resident Dave Comerzan joins a line of protesters alon...

  • Members of the class of 2012 celebrate their graduation during Pitzer College’s 48th Commencement last May. Pitzer had a record breaking class of 259 graduates who chose activist, educator Angela Davis to give the commencement address.

    Members of the class of 2012 celebrate their graduation during P...

  • The combined classes from Sumner and Danbury elementary schools recite the pledge of allegiance  during an assembly celebrating Sumner’s distinguished school status.

    The combined classes from Sumner and Danbury elementary schools ...

  • Claremont Unified School District’s new superintendent Jim Elsasser took over the top school job in July 2012

    Claremont Unified School District’s new superintendent Jim Els...

  • Photographer Patrick Scriven was on the scene last July when a ’94 Honda Accord came to rest on top of a ’98 Lexus in the parking lot of Trader Joe's in Claremont.

    Photographer Patrick Scriven was on the scene last July when a ...

  • Photographer Jonathan Gibby was on the scene last winter as Pilgrim Place residents show their support for the Occupy movement in Claremont.

    Photographer Jonathan Gibby was on the scene last winter as Pilg...

  • Food service worker Bernarda Salgado cries after she and 15 co-workers were fired by Pomona College last January resulting in a big student protest.

    Food service worker Bernarda Salgado cries after she and 15 co-w...

  • A large plume of smoke rises above the San Gabriel Mountains in September as the Williams Fire burns out of control in Angeles National Forest.

    A large plume of smoke rises above the San Gabriel Mountains in ...

  • Workers with Panorama construction resumed work on the north parking lot at the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park in December

    Workers with Panorama construction resumed work on the north par...

  • A female black bear runs up the driveway of a home on Lynoak Drive after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart in November. The bear led officials on a half hour chase through the neighborhood.

    A female black bear runs up the driveway of a home on Lynoak Dri...

  • Claremont High School goalkeeper Steven Cagle is poised to stop a shot on goal during the Pack’s varsity water polo game against Charter Oak. the boys' water polo team had an impressive year following a slow start.

    Claremont High School goalkeeper Steven Cagle is poised to stop ...

  • Democratic candidate for California State Assembly Chris Holden speaks with a group of students at Sumner Elementary School in October. Mr. Holden defeated Claremont resident Donna Lowe in the November election.

    Democratic candidate for California State Assembly Chris Holden ...

  • Silhouetted against a spectacular sunset, Claremont resident Krishan Gulati plays his guitar from the top of a giant pile of rocks adjacent to Mount Baldy road.

    Silhouetted against a spectacular sunset, Claremont resident Kri...

  • Workers began demolishing the commercial building on the southeast corner of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Boulevard in September in Claremont. The work is part of the reconstruction of Peppertree Square development.

    Workers began demolishing the commercial building on the southea...

  • Claremont’s water utility is a hot issue for the city and residents alike as the community considers the possibility of taking over the water company through eminent domain.

    Claremont’s water utility is a hot issue for the city and resi...

  • Danny Pinon of KAR construction retrieves some tools from the foundation of the future box office recently during construction of the Claremont High School Theatre.

    Danny Pinon of KAR construction retrieves some tools from the fo...

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