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    On a clear (hot) day

    As the Santa Ana winds blow, so does the heat and the air quality. Claremont has been blessed with 100 degree heat recently, but also a series of crystal clear days. Such was the case Monday during sunset looking north at Claraboya (from 274 feet) and the San Gabriel Mountains. The weather for the week will cool off to more seasonal mid-80 degree highs, with our nights slowly getting cooler into the 50s by week's end. No rain is in the forecast, but the air quality will remain good. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Peter Case returned to the Folk for acoustic show

Well-traveled troubadour Peter Case returned to Claremont in what has for some time been a favorite stop for the acclaimed singer-songwriter. “I love the Folk Music Center,” Mr. Case said when the COURIER reached him this week at his San Francisco home. “It’s a great place to play.” Over the many appearances he’s made at the Folk, he’s grown fond of its unique qualities.

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Community meeting to address Pooch Park restoration project

City staff would like feedback from neighbors of Pooch Park, as well as park patrons, regarding plans to upgrade the park. A special community meeting to discuss the project will be held on Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Blaisdell Center, located at 440 S. College Ave. In 2017, the city of Claremont will initiate a restoration project at Pooch Park, the off-leash dog area located within College Park.

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Route 66 focused on fun for good cause

Watch the few sights and sounds from the fun-filled 8th annual Claremont Kiwanis Route 66 Party Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel. We forget, but money raised from these events go to some great causes. They include The Read Me pre-School reading program, Meals on Wheels, Claremont Educational Foundation, Shoes that Fit, various high school scholarships, the Special Olympics Bowling Tournament, Monday Night Concerts in the Park and more. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Sunday morning burglary at T-Mobile on Auto Center Drive

Thieves smashed the front glass window of T-Mobile, 416 Auto Center Dr., at about 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 25. The alarm activated and officers were dispatched. Before police arrived, the suspect(s) removed cell phones and tablets from the store display cases and fled the area. There are no known witnesses. Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Claremont Police Department immediately at (909) 399-5411.

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Teenage girl near Claremont High School transported to hospital

The incident involving a teenage girl occurred around 9:20 p.m. on Indian Hill Boulevard near the school, according to Lt. Lori Davenport of the Claremont Police Department.

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Parking lot considered for former Rich Foods site

The empty, fenced-off lot across the street from the Packing House could become a parking lot in the future. The news comes from Director of Community Development Brian Desatnik, who said that the lot, if approved by the city, would be a temporary placeholder for an upcoming development that has now been put on hold.

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SPORTS

Hard work has CHS girls golf ahead of competition

Claremont High School senior Allison Gallegos hits off the fourth tee on Wednesday during the Pack’s Palomares League match against Glendora, in La Verne. Claremont narrowly lost to Glendora, 217-221, however they have won every other match so far this season and have a 6-1 record. Be sure to check out our complete sports coverage. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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