• Claremont's ready for its close up

    Claremont's ready for its close up

    Guests at a special Restaurant Week party photograph a plate of blue corn quesadillas on Tuesday at Casa 425 in the Claremont Village. The group of food bloggers tasted and reported on food available throughout Claremont during Restaurant Week which runs through January 29th. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff


Lend a hand to beautify the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park

Sustainable Claremont and the city have scheduled the final phase of planting at the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park for Saturday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. The group will plant additional trees and shrubs on the west side of Mills Avenue, across from the south parking lot.

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Get tips on energy-efficiency on Claremont Home Energy Tour

The Energy Network and the Claremont Energy Challenge will co-present “Home Energy Tours: Home Upgrade in Claremont” to help homeowners see first-hand how homes can become energy efficient and offset the cost of upgrades with statewide rebates. An open house, scheduled for Saturday, January 28 from 1 to 4 p.m., provides community members an opportunity to walk through a one-story Claremont home built in 1966 to see recently upgrades using statewide rebates and incentives through the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade program.

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They're almost gone

The nearly three-week process of tearing down the cottages on the corner of Bonita and College Avenues is nearly complete as worker have removed two completely and gutted the other two. The work is the first step in preparing the site for the future Pomona College Museum of Art. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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LA County Library Director to speak at Active Claremont meeting

Skye Patrick will speak on her goals, objectives and initiatives for the library system in the Padua Room at the Alexander Hughes Community Center on Thursday, January 19 at 7 p.m.

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An oasis of affordable Mexican specialties

The businesses along Foothill Boulevard have seen some turnover in recent years, but don’t expect El Ranchero to go anywhere soon. “At this point, there’s no retirement,” owner Jose Haro, 49, said. “My plan is to stay here as long as I can. This is good news for fans of the restaurant, which for more than 20 years has provided Claremont with an oasis of affordable Mexican food. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Burglars break into Claremont homes with residents inside

Police are looking for “hot prowl” burglars who broke into three different Claremont homes within two days. The first break-in occurred on the 100 block of Cleary Court on January 12 at 9:30 p.m., according to a release from the Claremont Police Department. The burglars entered the home by breaking a downstairs window. The resident, who was home at the time, heard glass breaking and saw flashlights downstairs. The resident called out to the burglars, who fled the scene.

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Claremont's Bill Reeves named coach of the year

The California Coaches’ Association has named Claremont’s Bill Reeves as the 2016 Southern Section Fall Coach of the Year for girls cross country. The California Coaches’ Association is the original all-sports coaching association in the state of California, according to a news release from the organization. It continues to be the largest all-sports coaching association in the state and 2017 marks the 61st anniversary of the coaches of the year award.

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