• Middle Tree to foster student success

    Middle Tree to foster student success

    Sarai Carline, Jade Sleiman, Savanna Arruda, Bella Duarte and Gabriel Buenfil create a tree out of old books during the afternoon session of the Middle Tree Academy summer program at Pomona College. The students chose three issues that they found important, animal cruelty, the drought, and bullying, then created trees inspired by those issues. Later they will be displayed in various locations in Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff


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CALENDAR: Claremont Comic Book Show, Butterfly Release Party, Yoga and more

Comic book art demonstrations, collectibles and art dealers from around southern California with new and vintage comic books, graphic novels, original art, prints, action figures, games and collectibles. Live music with The West Coast Avengers at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Claremont Packing House.

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Watchful neighbor helps nab thief by hiding getaway car

A watchful Claremont neighbor pulled a fast one on a thief during a home invasion, leaving him no place to go, but straight to jail. According to Claremont Lieutenant Mike Ciszek, a 28-year-old man saw a ’97 Honda Accord drive up to a home located on the 700 block of Via Los Andes St. at approximately 6:36 p.m. He believed the car was stolen because it was running with no key in the ignition.

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Possible suspect in Blaisdell Park attack arrested in Rancho Cucamonga

The local news media descends on Blaisdell Park on Monday morning after police reported a sexual assault at the park earlier this morning. Jacob Latham, 24, of Rancho Cucamonga was later arrested for assault to commit rape and assault with a deadly weapon by the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department for an attempted assault in Rancho Cucamonga. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Forum yields information, questions on La Puerta site

Sawback Partners architectural firm Senior Partner John Sather takes questions from the audience on Thursday during a special meeting to discuss the development of the former La Puerta Intermediate School site. The meeting was organized by Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont Unified School District and the city of Claremont to get the public’s input on the project. Claremont Lincoln, who were the top bidder at a recent auction, have proposed to swap locations with the current La Puerta Sports Park so they can build their facility on Indian Hill Boulevard.

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School board elections near; two people are running so far

The terms of two members of the Claremont Unified School District Board of Education, Hilary LaConte and Sam Mowbray, are set to expire this coming December. As a result, two seats will be up for grabs during the local and municipal election on November 3.

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Bike club puts pedals to the metal

You don't have to look hard to find a large group of Claremont seniors cruising the streets of the city and beyond during one of their many Wednesday morning bike rides. In fact, the Claremont Senior Bicycle Club has become so popular, they are adding routes and rides for bikers of all skill levels. We spent one morning on the road with this active group, as they made their way to Bonelli Park. Be sure to watch our brief time lapse video inside that compresses part of a ride into 14 seconds.

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