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CHS students believe dress code unfair

Claremont High School senior Maissoun Hussein gathers signatures along with a handful of her classmates on Friday outside Honnold Library in Claremont. The students are upset over a revised dress code at CHS that they say is heavily aimed at female students. They were at the library to drum up public support by circulating a petition asking the high school’s administration to address their concerns. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Three caught, one at large after car chase

A suspect is still at large after a wild vehicle pursuit led to a foot pursuit through the Village Wednesday evening. Police first picked up on a stolen Jeep Cherokee in the area of Indian Hill Boulevard and Scripps Avenue just after 6:30 p.m., Lt. Aaron Fate of the Claremont Police Department said. The car did not yield, and a chase began, moving through a residential neighborhood on Scripps before going back towards Indian Hill. Check out our slideshow from the incident. Photo by Helen Arase

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RSABG explores deep roots of native plants in movie industry

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is the site of a creative new exhibit exploring the intersection of botany and cinema. “On Location: California Native Plants in the Movies” is on view through October 23. The first component of the show is an exhibit housed in the RSABG gallery, which includes a timeline, denoted by tree rings, of the history of the use of California’s indigenous fauna in movies.

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Grant helps fast-track development along Indian Hill

After receiving a grant of more than $400,000 in June, the city of Claremont is in the beginning stages of using the funds to develop a swath of land directly south of the railroad tracks. The project, dubbed the Indian Hill Corridor Specific Plan—formerly called the Village South Specific Plan—currently encompasses 17 acres of land, stretching from Arrow Highway north to Santa Fe Street and Bucknell Avenue on the west to the east side of Indian Hill, according to the grant proposal.

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