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COURIER week in pictures: 6-24-16

  • Yael Saltsman holds still as she gets a fanciful face painting from Mary Jeon on Wednesday during Camp Claremont at Cahuilla Park. The popular day camp sponsored by the city of Claremont has themed learning each week.

    Yael Saltsman holds still as she gets a fanciful face painting f...

  • Alan Bruni holds a leopard tortoise for children to see and touch on Wednesday during Camp Claremont at Cahuilla Park.

    Alan Bruni holds a leopard tortoise for children to see and touc...

  • Alan Bruni holds a leopard tortoise for children to see and touch on Wednesday during Camp Claremont at Cahuilla Park.

    Alan Bruni holds a leopard tortoise for children to see and touc...

  • Alan Bruni of Reptactular Animals lets participants in Camp Claremont pet an African tortoise during an assembly on Thursday at Taylor Hall. The reptile show was the culmination of the camp’s animal planet themed week.

    Alan Bruni of Reptactular Animals lets participants in Camp Clar...

  • Addison Vollaro has her face painted by Aria Montgomery-Smith during Camp Claremont.

    Addison Vollaro has her face painted by Aria Montgomery-Smith du...

  • Camp counselor Ashley Brimmage paints a skull on seven-year-old Ramon Munoz on Wednesday during Camp Claremont at Cahuilla Park.

    Camp counselor Ashley Brimmage paints a skull on seven-year-old ...

  • Artist Helen Rae draws with colored pencils on Wednesday at First Street Gallery in Claremont. Ms. Rae recently had a solo show at Good Luck Gallery in Los Angeles where she sold every piece on display.

    Artist Helen Rae draws with colored pencils on Wednesday at Firs...

  • Rebecca Hamm, director of arts and enterprise at First Street Gallery, writes a note to artist Helen Rae, who is deaf, during a recent art class. Ms. Rae has been a part of the gallery for 26 years and recently had a solo show in Los Angeles.

    Rebecca Hamm, director of arts and enterprise at First Street Ga...

  • The city of Claremont owns a plot of land south of the former Richard Hibbard Chevrolet and west of Indian Hill Boulevard, seen here at left from the land’s access point off of Arrow Highway.

    The city of Claremont owns a plot of land south of the former Ri...

  • Early Wednesday morning a silver Volkswagen struck a parked Toyota truck and Chevrolet SUV on Mountain Avenue just south of Bonita. Local residents were awoken by the sound of the loud crash at approximately 1:30 a.m.

    Early Wednesday morning a silver Volkswagen struck a parked Toyo...