• Making healthy food for Claremont schools

    Making healthy food for Claremont schools

    Claremont Unified School District food service assistant Jodi Holguin arranges tamales on a tray on Wednesday at the district’s central kitchen. The tamales arrive frozen and must be thawed in advance so that they can be cooked properly. Recent rule changes have required that all school food reach strict healthy guidelines, however some have claimed that the new foods are so unappealing that students will not eat them. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff


Police search for suspects in early-morning stabbing incident

Police are looking for two men who reportedly stabbed two victims during a botched attempted robbery early Saturday morning. The incident occurred on the 1600 block of west San Jose Avenue at around 2:30 a.m. on July 23, according to Claremont Police Lt. Mike Ciszek. The two victims were walking down the street when the attackers approached and told them to “give up all they had,” according to Lt. Ciszek.

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Girl Scouts flourish at La Casita camp despite fires, summer heat

Fourth of July had come and gone and while most kids their age were starting to get the summertime blues, 63 adventurous Girl Scouts took part in the Survivor Girl Day Camp at La Casita. Participants in the five-day camp held for Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles from the ages of five to 15 enjoyed a variety of activities such as learning and practicing survivor camping skills.

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COURIER Calendar: Singing, dancing, music, food and fun

LIVE MUSIC IN THE VILLAGE The outdoor concert series rolls on tonight with the Elizabeth Hangan and Blues and Fries at the public plaza (near Laemmle), Saloon No. 12 at Claremont Chamber, Aubren Hinkernell at city hall and Balderama’s Big Wednesday at Shelton Park. All performances and free and run from 6 to 9 p.m.

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New restaurant puts focus on creativity, collaboration

It may sound like it’s named after the 1970s video game, but House of Pong Seafood & Grill is actually named after a local family. The Claremont eatery, which opened its doors in December, is co-owned by brother and sister Calvin and Kaman Pong. It’s not easy working with a sibling, but Mr. Pong said they make it work.

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New permit parking installations adjacent to wilderness park

The city will install new residential permit parking signs on Deep Springs Drive, Peninsula Avenue, Strasbourg Court, Grand Avenue between Mt. Baldy Road and Peninsula Avenue and Alamosa Drive between Mills Avenue and Grand Avenue. The Claremont City Council approved the parking restrictions at its May 10 meeting.

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Police searching for suspect in early-morning assault, car chase

It wasn’t your average Wednesday morning on the usually quiet streets of Claremont. Police are searching for a domestic violence suspect who led them on a wild chase that ended when he crashed into a house. A witness claims the suspect may have hid out in their garage.

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Eighth, ninth graders invited to CHS baseball camp

Claremont High School is hosting a summer baseball camp for any incoming freshmen or eighth graders. From August 11 to August 13 starting at 2 p.m. each day, students interested in playing can get a glimpse of what Claremont High School baseball truly entails. This camp will help to build a foundation through field drills, including hitting, throwing, and other daily drills.

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