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    Active Claremont holds forum on measure SC

    Jim Keith and Betty Crocker put on a presentation supporting Measure SC as part of a public forum on Thursday during the Active Claremont meeting at the Hughes Center. Measure SC is a general obligation bond that if passed by voters on June 5 would provide funds for building a new police station in Claremont. The event’s organizers were unable to secure someone to speak against the measure. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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COURIER honored as state's top newspaper

For the third time in the 111-year history of the Claremont COURIER, the newspaper was named top community newspaper in the state by the California News Publisher’s Association (CNPA) at the annual journalism awards luncheon in Sonoma on Saturday. The COURIER was one of six newspapers to take first place in general excellence depending on circulation, both for weeklies and dailies. Steven Felschundneff's soccer in the rain photo, above, took first place for sports feature. More results and photos inside.

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Students walk out of class to protest gun violence

Margo Gutierrez and Fiona Baler lead a protest march of fellow Claremont High School students on Friday in front of the high school. The group marched from the school to Claremont City Hall as part of a nationwide movement marking both the anniversary of Columbine Colorado shooting and to protest gun violence. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Villaraigosa makes campaign stop in Claremont

Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa made a stop in Claremont last week at a private event hosted by Bob and Trish Bowcock. Guests, who were largely affiliated with California water treatment facilities and providers, enjoyed an early-evening Mediterranean-style dinner before Mr. Villaraigosa made his remarks.

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CALENDAR 9-day: CicLAvia, musical maverick, buy vinyl, ballerinas, concerts and more!

EARTH DAY, CICLAVIA Claremont’s 10th annual free Earth Day celebration takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Claremont Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market, which moves back to Second Street and Yale Avenue this Sunday to make room for CicLAvia. The event, which is sponsored by Sustainable Claremont and CicLAvia, features live music, hybrid and electric car show, an earth station, food trucks and a bike safety rodeo.

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Eat, drink, be merry at annual Taste of Claremont

The Rotary Club of Claremont is hosting its 19th Taste of Claremont event April 28, and anticipates record crowds. The annual gathering features more than 50 restaurants, breweries and wineries, local artwork, a raffle, live music and a silent auction. Admission to the event is $75, with all food and drinks included. Cameron Troxell, the chair of Taste of Claremont’s organizing committee, said the Rotary Club has gathered nearly $30,000 in sponsorship money this year, and has about 30 sponsors “who have been very generous with their support.”

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There are new restaurants coming to Claremont

Gus’s Barbeque is continuing renovation of its new space in the northeast corner of the Packing House on First Street. Gus’s Barbeque has been in operation in South Pasadena since 1946, making it one of LA County’s oldest barbeque places. They anticipate to be open in late May or early June.

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SPORTS

Walk off homer starts win streak for CHS baseball

With one pitch and one swing of the bat, everything changed for Claremont High School baseball last Thursday at CHS. The Pack had not won a league game all season, and it looked like they would be losing another to first place Glendora, when senior Matt Ramirez stepped up to the plate. Check out our complete sports round-up from CHS.

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