Record Store Day celebrates new and old vinyl

Record Store Day, the international celebration of good old-fashioned, brick-and-mortal retail music outlets, is commemorating its 10th birthday on Saturday, and Claremont’s venerable Rhino Records is ready to party. Rhino, at 235 Yale Ave., open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, will be putting out dozens of exclusive, not-available-anywhere-else items.

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Scripps resident advisors strike, want increased financial aid and campus support

Sixteen of Scripps College’s 17 resident advisors went on strike April 13 to protest an alleged lack of support from the administration after the suicide of fellow RA Tatissa Zunguze in March. The RAs presented Scripps President Lara Tiedens with a list of demands, which include the resignation of Dean of Students Charlotte Johnson, extensive changes to financial aid, increased mental health resources and a restructuring of the RA role.

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City staff still struggling with housing element

The city held a public presentation of its draft housing element Monday evening, months after it was sent back from the state for further review.

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Police body cameras would be useful, but expensive to implement

The pros and cons of police body cameras were discussed by Claremont Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen Tuesday. The chief was the guest speaker during the University Club of Claremont luncheon at the Hughes Center. The topic was how technology has changed policing over the years, but body cameras dominated the talk.

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