Drunk driver crashes on Baldy Rd causing major injuries

A traffic collision on the 4000 block of Mt. Baldy Road resulted in serious injuries. The unnamed driver of a black Nissan Altima was drunk and traveling at a high rate of speed around 9 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to leave the roadway, overturn and collide with a tree. The suspect and his passenger sustained severe head injuries and were flown to USC Medical Center for medical attention.

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Joe Lyons works for equal access, civility in politics

The Indian philosopher Chanakya said, “The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.” For Councilman Joe Lyons, who is about to wrap up his one year of service as the mayor of the city, this sentiment couldn’t be more true. Mr. Lyons has whole-heartedly worked to diminish social inequalities in the community and strenuously led the charge in acquiring the Claremont water system.

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Council explores term limits for commission, committee members

Claremont council members adopted a new, although past-practiced, “norm” on Tuesday evening, setting term limits for commission and committee positions appointed by city council. Following the city’s 2015 Priorities Workshop held on February 7, Councilmembers Larry Schroeder and Corey Calaycay were given the task of creating verbiage reflecting the imposed term limits and guidelines

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Claremont ready to host athletes for Special Olympics

UPDATED: Special Olympics World Games Global Messenger Terra Clendening embraces Vice President of the Host Town Program Joann Klonowski following Ms. Clendening’s remarks on Tuesday during a news conference at Claremont City Hall. The event served to officially announce that Claremont will be a host city for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 which will be held in July. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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