Measure M gets strong support from high-profile politicians

Congressmembers Judy Chu, Norma Torres and Grace Napolitano and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the passage of Measure M at Pomona College on Friday, October 14. The politicians spoke at Metro’s State of the Project for the Foothill Gold Line, which offered a glimpse of the past, present and future of the San Gabriel Valley light rail line.

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Old School House owner preps space for new tenant

The historic Old School House is in the middle of regaining some of its former beauty. The iconic building—which was the first location of Claremont High School—is undergoing construction to restore the eastside library and study room to its original grandeur, according to property owner Harry Woo. An addition built during the 1960s was demolished to make the old library and study area visible from the street.

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Arts and crafts at the Village Venture: download map

The Claremont Chamber of Commerce will host the 35th Annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire in the Village on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The streets of the Village will be lined with 450 booths selling unique art, original crafts and apparel. Get to know local businesses and non-profits in the business and organization block located on First Street. Download a map and vendor list with the link inside.

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The end of an era: Rosa’s Tacos says goodbye

While the Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire continues to thrive, one flavorful part of the annual event will be missing this time around. For the first time in 34 years, guests won’t be able to line up at the corner of First Street and Harvard Avenue for Rosa’s Tacos. The 2015 Village Venture was the last hurrah for the family-run enterprise.

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