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Council adopts budget, addresses capital improvements

The Claremont city council unanimously approved a report of the city’s 2016-18 budget during the June 14 meeting. Finance Director Adam Pirrie presented a report that included a detailed layout of the city’s operating budget, plus a glimpse into future capital improvement projects.

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San Gabriel Complex fire burns over 5000 acres

The city closed the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park last week due to extreme fire danger as two fires burned in the San Gabriel Mountains. The fires, one off highway 39 in Azusa and the other in the foothills above Duarte, started around noon on Monday and quickly spread.

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Development set to break...finally

A mixed-use development on the site of the former Rich Products building could finally break ground sometime next month, according to city officials. The location of the former food manufacturing facility will be transformed into The Village Lofts, a multi-story mixed-use development with residential and commercial components. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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