Claremonters united in supporting Metrolink

Claremont Mayor Larry Schroeder reads a question from an audience member on Monday during a meeting to release the findings of the Claremont Metrolink Station Study. More than 300 people attended the meeting to make the case to save the station which the Metro Board is looking into eliminating to close a budget shortfall. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Council opts for GO bond to fund proposed police station

The final details of the upcoming police station measure were hammered out Tuesday night. The council voted 4-1 to place the measure on the June 5, 2018 ballot, and 4-1 to finance it as a general obligation (GO) bond. Mayor Pro Tem Opanyi Nasiali was the lone dissenter on both votes, favoring a parcel tax placed on a November 8 ballot.

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Claremont fall color arrives late: see video

Even with this long stretch of warm weather, fall is arriving in the City of Trees and there are color hot spots all over town. We focused on north Claremont this year, by cruising above Bonnie Brae and Miramar Avenues. With it getting dark so early this time of year, magic hour—warm light before sunset—starts as early as 3:30 p.m. Early sunsets however, have not helped keep the warm weather stay away as high temperatures have hovered around 80 for a couple of weeks now. By this weekend, temperatures will drop to around 70, with cool nights in the upper 40s. Still no sight of any rain in the forecast through the end of the year.

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Police arrest Claremont man for series of bicycle thefts in Village

Claremont police arrested Scott Scholl, 53, of Claremont for a series of bicycles thefts that have recently taken place in the Claremont Village. After an increase in bicycle thefts in the Village, the Claremont Police Department installed surveillance cameras at locations downtown. On December 8 at about 10:56 p.m., the Claremont Police Department responded to 250 W. First St., regarding a male who was seen stripping off various pieces of componentry from a bicycle locked to a bike rack.

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