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Almanac 2018

  • Longtime Claremont resident Karen Gastineau has been picking up trash along a two-mile stretch of Towne Avenue and Base Line Road for several years. As a volunteer with Active Claremont’s Adopt-A-Roadway program.

    Longtime Claremont resident Karen Gastineau has been picking up ...

  • Karen Gastineau picks up trash along the north side of Base Line Road at Towne Avenue on Saturday in Claremont. Ms. Gastineau has been volunteering in Active Claremont’s Adopt-A-Roadway program for about four years.

    Karen Gastineau picks up trash along the north side of Base Line...

  • Karen Gastineau picks up trash along the north side of Base Line Road at Towne Avenue on Saturday in Claremont. Ms. Gastineau has been volunteering in Active Claremont’s Adopt-A-Roadway program for about four years.

    Karen Gastineau picks up trash along the north side of Base Line...

  • Claremont Heritage was able to faithfully recreate the living room at the Garner House after they reacquire some of the Garners original furnishings. With the restorations of other rooms the goal is to return the home to the way it would have appeared

    Claremont Heritage was able to faithfully recreate the living ro...

  • A plate of oranges serves as a reminder of Claremont history as a citrus town.

    A plate of oranges serves as a reminder of Claremont history as ...

  • The kitchen at Garner House retains many of its original fixtures including the sink which features on of the first automatic dish washers. Claremont Heritage recently acquired a 1930s era stove which will complete the period correct appearance.

    The kitchen at Garner House retains many of its original fixture...

  • The downstairs bathroom had linoleum flooring installed at some point, but fortunately underneath the original tiles were still in nice condition.

    The downstairs bathroom had linoleum flooring installed at some ...

  • Gabriel Avalos, 15, and his mother Natalie look for the name of an architect while cataloging blueprints on file recently at Claremont Heritage. The pair, who live in Rancho Cucamonga, volunteer in Claremont because of the rich history here.

    Gabriel Avalos, 15, and his mother Natalie look for the name of ...

  • Claremont Heritage archivist Sean Stanley labels one of the posters in the organization’s collection during a recent workday at Heritage’s office in the Garner house at Memorial Park.

    Claremont Heritage archivist Sean Stanley labels one of the post...

  • David Shearer, executive director of Claremont Heritage.

    David Shearer, executive director of Claremont Heritage....

  • Cal State Fullerton junior Lionel Arellano has been a volunteer at Claremont Heritage since September of 2017. Last week Mr. Arellano was busy transcribing an interview that artist Barbara Beretich gave just before her death this year.

    Cal State Fullerton junior Lionel Arellano has been a volunteer ...

  • Claremont High School senior Stella Wong, 16, demonstrates the proper way to use your arms while swimming recently during a CLASP water safety class at Mount San Antonio Gardens.

    Claremont High School senior Stella Wong, 16, demonstrates the p...

  • Claremont High School senior Alaan Patel volunteers at Casa Colina Hospital, performing errands and light desk duties. Alaan plans to study medicine and become a nurse.

    Claremont High School senior Alaan Patel volunteers at Casa Coli...

  • Planning commission Chair Richard Rosenbluth listens to the comments of another commissioner during the panel’s July 18 meeting at Claremont City Hall.

    Planning commission Chair Richard Rosenbluth listens to the comm...

  • Vice Chair Leigh Anne Jones asks city staff a question during the July 18 meeting of the Planning Commission.

    Vice Chair Leigh Anne Jones asks city staff a question during th...

  • Commissioners Parker Emerson and James Jackson confer on some language in a proposal on July 18 during the Planning Commission meeting.

    Commissioners Parker Emerson and James Jackson confer on some la...

  • Andy Dale is joined by friends and supporters for a photo after he received his life saving award from the Claremont City Council during a recent meeting. Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen read a short statement about Mr. Dale’s actions back in April

    Andy Dale is joined by friends and supporters for a photo after ...

  • Claremont resident Andy Dale was refereeing an AYSO soccer game when Leo Tessier began choking. Mr. Dale performed the Heimlich maneuver and dislodged a water bottle cap from Leo’s throat.

    Claremont resident Andy Dale was refereeing an AYSO soccer game ...

  • Andy Dale, right, was given a life saving award by the city of Claremont for performing the Heimlich maneuver saving Leo Tessier’s life. Leo’s father Ed Tessier, at left, and many others in the community credit Mr. Dales fast action for saving Leo.

    Andy Dale, right, was given a life saving award by the city of C...

  • CLASP students use borrowed binoculars to spot wild birds during a recent bird walk led by volunteers Ed Babcock and Gloria Slosberg at Mount San Antonio Gardens. At right is Doreen Maas who is one of the organizers of the garden activities

    CLASP students use borrowed binoculars to spot wild birds during...

  • Mount San Antonio Gardens resident Gloria Slosberg shows a group of CLASP students a hummingbird’s nest during a recent bird walk as part of a summer camp at the Gardens.

    Mount San Antonio Gardens resident Gloria Slosberg shows a group...

  • Eight-year-old Alondra Rosas Gonzalez learns how to replant a marigold recently during CLASP’s summer camp at Mount San Antonio Garden.

    Eight-year-old Alondra Rosas Gonzalez learns how to replant a ma...

  • Claremont High School students Danya Farah and Maddy Chapman help a group of CLASP students re-pot their marigolds recently at Mount San Antonio Gardens.

    Claremont High School students Danya Farah and Maddy Chapman hel...