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Pro, con arguments submitted for sales tax measure

The upcoming sales tax measure officially got its name this week, Measure CR, which will ask Claremont voters to approve a .75 percent sales tax increase. Measure CR will go before voters November 5, and if passed, will increase the sales tax rate in the city from 9.5 percent to the state cap of 10.25 percent. The city says it is needed to maintain current services and inject up to $2.5 million a year into the general fund to stave off future budget deficits.

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Campsite Brewing opts for Covina after delay at Peppertree

Campsite Brewing opts for Covina after delay at Peppertree

Peppertree Square will continue with a vacant building for longer than planned as one of the potential tenants, Campsite Brewing Company, will go to Covina. In June of 2018, the news of two new major businesses in Peppertree Square excited Claremont residents with the potential of a brew pub and a gym moving into two empty spaces in the plaza.

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Claremont police arrest school owner for child endangerment

At about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Claremont officers responded to MagiKid Robotics, located at 578 E. Base Line Rd., regarding a possible child abuse investigation. Upon arrival, officers contacted the person who reported the incident, who said she had arrived at the business to pick up a seven-year-old child and saw the child was in the front lobby unattended.

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Trader Joe’s makes it easier to shop with the tots

Trader Joe’s makes it easier to shop with the tots

Parents and caretakers of young children may have been alarmed recently when they noticed the old reliable kid-occupying coloring station at Claremont’s Trader Joe’s was gone. Fear not, busy folks: the store hasn’t abandoned you in your efforts to get a little shopping done with the wee ones in tow. Trader Joe’s simply swapped out the old art station and display wall with the city’s newest Little Free Library.

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