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COURIER week in pictures: 8-14-15

  • Phoebe Deville works on her balance with the assistance of instructor Mike Lepore on Wednesday during an exercise and fitness class at CHS. Ms. Deville credits the course for helping her loose 40 pounds.

    Phoebe Deville works on her balance with the assistance of instr...

  • Claremont resident James Croghan uses the rowing machine during a exercise and fitness class on Wednesday at CHS. This class, and the circuit training class held at El Roble, will no longer get money from Sacramento under the new rules for adult education

    Claremont resident James Croghan uses the rowing machine during ...

  • Maria Ortega works on her arm strength and coordination during an Claremont Adult School exercise and fitness class Wednesday evening at Claremont High School. The class runs Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. and costs $50 for a 10 week session.

    Maria Ortega works on her arm strength and coordination during a...

  • Plant Production Manager Antonio Sanchez attends to some plants on Tuesday at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Grow Native Nursery. The nursery offers many species of drought tolerant plants that can be used for ground cover when replacing a lawn.

    Plant Production Manager Antonio Sanchez attends to some plants ...

  • Siskiyou blue fescue shown with a cactus for contrast as a possible plant pairing when planting a drought tolerant garden.

    Siskiyou blue fescue shown with a cactus for contrast as a possi...

  • Antonio Sanchez, plant production manager at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, displays Siskiyou blue fescue is a popular drought tolerant plant that people use as ground cover.

    Antonio Sanchez, plant production manager at Rancho Santa Ana Bo...

  • Bookmark on Emily Moultrie and Natalie Seffer.

    Bookmark on Emily Moultrie and Natalie Seffer. ...

  • Work crews install rocks along the median of Indian Hill Boulevard on Tuesday in Claremont. The work is part of the city’s effort to replace grass medians with hardscape and drought tolerant landscaping.

    Work crews install rocks along the median of Indian Hill Bouleva...

  • The city of Claremont is removing grass from many of the medians within the city replacing it with rocks and drought tolerant plants.

    The city of Claremont is removing grass from many of the medians...