Whole Foods grocery store coming to Claremont

What was initially identified as a Claremont Whole Foods grocery store in a proposed commercial development on Base Line Road and Monte Vista Avenue is not quite what it seems. According to TR Gregory of GPI Companies, the project will straddle the city and county line, with Upland and Claremont sharing jurisdiction and tax revenues. Details on the tax agreement between the cities and counties has not been released, he said.

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Keck students robbed at knife-point

A would-be robber pulled a knife on two Keck Graduate Institute students as they were walking on campus late Thursday evening. The incident happened at the campus at approximately 11:50 p.m., when the knife-wielding suspect wearing a black mask or a scarf approached the students and demanded money, according to Lt. Eric Huizar of the Claremont Police Department.

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Base Line and Monte Vista construction to impact traffic

Construction will temporarily shut down the intersection of Base Line Road and Monte Vista Avenue next week. The work will begin Tuesday, February 16 and is expected to be completed by Friday, February 19. The construction will include replacing the traffic signals for westbound/eastbound traffic, creation of an additional left turn pocket for westbound cars turning south on Monte Vista and pavement resurfacing/re-striping.

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State of Claremont is strong, challenges on horizon

Mayor Corey Calaycay presented a positive message during the annual State of the City address at the DoubleTree Hotel Tuesday morning. The address highlighted the achievements of the city in the past year and outlined the challenges facing Claremont in the year ahead. “The city of Claremont is in great shape,” Mr. Calaycay said.

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