Claremont businesses fall prey to phone scams

Phone scammers are at it again in Claremont, only now they’re expanding their target area to include local businesses and utilizing convincing props. On March 13, Hotel Casa 425 fell victim to money scammers after receiving a call from an alleged Southern California Edison employee named “Jason” who notified the manager that the electric bill for the business was past due.

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Sunday morning soccer at Vail Park

Sunday can be the busiest time at the many Claremont parks throughout the city. Even overcast skies did not damper the enthusiasm of the many players and family members of all ages spending a fun-filled action packed morning at Vail Park. The weather this week will start off cooler with high temperatures reaching the lower 70s. By the end of the week, expect summer to make an appearance with temperatures reaching 90 degrees. No rain is in the forecast. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Claremont police search for two burglary suspects

A neighborhood north of Base Line Road was put on alert late Friday morning as Claremont police searched for two burglary suspects in the area. According to Claremont Sergeant Eric Huizar, officers responded to a residential burglary in progress on the 500 block of Bluefield Dr. after receiving a call from an alert neighbor at 11:51 a.m. Two unknown thieves had entered the residence by smashing a rear sliding door, activating the home alarm system before fleeing the scene.

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New hospital name reflects changing scope of services

San Antonio Community Hospital has changed its name to San Antonio Regional Hospital to “better reflect its full scope of services and growing service area,” according to a news release put out by the hospital. are slated to open in 2015. “We have literally outgrown our name,” Harris F. Koenig, president and chief executive officer of San Antonio Regional Hospital, said. “We believe that San Antonio Regional Hospital better reflects the depth and breadth of services our hospital provides to patients.”

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