Temple Beth Israel Holocaust remembrance to feature documentary film

The power of memory and the deep scars left by those who were lost are the central themes that are the focus of this year’s Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) commemoration at Temple Beth Israel on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the synagogue at 3033 N. Towne Ave., Pomona.

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Artists, activists ‘Quetzal’ to play Folk Festival

“When Ronald Reagan was shot, I said to my mom, ‘I hope he dies.’” Then a teenager steeped in the Chicano activism of his parents and grandparents, Quetzal Flores thought his youthful bluster would be met with welcome ears. “My mom said, ‘Don’t you ever say that about another human being.’

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Sun sets on the Taste

Even a small amount of rain could not dampen the spirits of over 800 people who showed up for the 17th annual Taste of Claremont on Saturday night. After the rained passed, party goers enjoyed a beautiful sunset along with their food and drink from dozens of local vendors. The Taste is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Claremont, who uses the proceeds to fund many Claremont organizations and activities. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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District mulls over potential school bond measure

A group of community members convened at the Claremont High School theater Wednesday night to discuss what a school bond measure might look like, should the district decide to place one on the ballot in the upcoming November election. The district has created a list of projects that a bond might fund or, more accurately, two lists. A longer list includes $111 million worth of facilities projects.

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