Metrolink train death ruled a suicide, victim identified

A woman killed at the Cambridge Avenue Metrolink crossing in Claremont on Tuesday morning has been identified as 24-year-old Deashanique Miller of San Francisco, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. Her death has been ruled a suicide. Inspector Courtney Castellino of the LA County Coroner’s office confirmed Ms. Miller’s identity Wednesday morning.

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Council approves zone change, Pomona College master plan

Pomona College staff can breathe a sigh of relief. The Claremont City Council approved a much-needed zone change at last night’s council meeting, which will allow the college to move forward with its plans for the new Pomona College Museum of Art on College Avenue and Second Street. See the video inside.

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Village fire damages two homes

Firefighters clean up after an early morning fire damaged two homes in the 1100 block of Yale Avenue on Wednesday in Claremont. Just before six a.m. neighbor Marc Selznick noticed smoke coming from a back home on the property and called 911. He said that the fire appeared to start on the second story porch, which was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Council to vote on art museum Tuesday

As the Claremont City Council weighs in on a controversial zone change that would pave the way for a new museum on May 24, a group of citizens is threatening litigation. The group, known as “Citizens to Save College Avenue,” is urging the council to reject the zone change and the Pomona College Master Plan, which would move the historic Renwick House across the street on the southeast corner of College Avenue and Second Street. See aerial video of the Renwick House, location of proposed museum. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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