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COURIER week in pictures 1-6-17

  • Workers have begun the approximately two week process of tearing down the cottage homes at the corner of Bonita and College avenues, which is the first step in the construction of the future Pomona College Museum of Art.

    Workers have begun the approximately two week process of tearing...

  • The residential cottages on the corner of Bonita and College avenues are surrounded by a construction fence in preparation for their demolition on Tuesday in Claremont. The demolition is the first step in the planned construction of Pomona College’s new a

    The residential cottages on the corner of Bonita and College ave...

  • On Tuesday afternoon Pedestrians pass by a sign announcing the demolition of the cottage housing on the corner of Bonita and College. The process of taking down the homes is expected to last until January 30.

    On Tuesday afternoon Pedestrians pass by a sign announcing the d...

  • This tree, spotted recently in Claremont, was left at the curb but is not eligible for the city’s recycling program due to the flocking. The trees are turned into mulch so they must be placed at the curb completely bare, without tinsel, flocking or tree s

    This tree, spotted recently in Claremont, was left at the curb b...

  • El Ranchero owner Jose Haro discusses the history of his restaurant recently at the eatery’s Foothill Boulevard location. Mr. Haro, who has worked in the restaurant business most of his career, opened El Ranchero in 1996.

    El Ranchero owner Jose Haro discusses the history of his restaur...

  • El Ranchero cook Gregorio Ruan stirs a pot of shredded beef recently as the restaurant workers get ready for the lunch crowd. The cooks at El Ranchero arrive a 7 a.m. everyday to get the food ready in time for the 11:30 a.m. opening time.

    El Ranchero cook Gregorio Ruan stirs a pot of shredded beef rece...

  • A tray of beef tacos is ready to be cooked to order recently at El Ranchero in Claremont.

    A tray of beef tacos is ready to be cooked to order recently at ...

  • The dinning room at longtime Claremont Mexican restaurant El Ranchero is decorated in bright and bold colors with many original artworks.

    The dinning room at longtime Claremont Mexican restaurant El Ran...

  • Former Claremont High School teacher Bill Vaskis died recently a full obituary is in our 1-6-17 edition.

    Former Claremont High School teacher Bill Vaskis died recently a...