• CHS thespians on a roll in mystical musical

    CHS thespians on a roll in mystical musical

    Carly Sanden, as Kira, and Riley Polanski, as Sonny, rehearse a scen from the play Xanadu Tuesday night at Claremont High School. CHS Theatre will present the light comedy musical this Friday and Saturday as well as next Thursday, Friday and Saturday. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff


Elderly Claremonter falls for common phone scam

Zach Courser, Larry Schroeder for the March city council election

It was easy for the COURIER staff to reach consensus on endorsing Mr. Courser. He is conscientious, decisive and, if elected, will undoubtedly bring new life to the city council. With cancelled elections and a string of unqualified candidates in recent years, Mr. Courser arrived at the perfect time.

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League forum to close out busy election season

On Thursday, February 23, a candidates’ forum hosted by the League of Women Voters will begin at 7 p.m. at Pitzer College’s Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Ave. The event will be moderated by Cynthia Reul, the League’s Vice President for Voter Service, and is free and open to the public. All seven candidates will be in attendance. This is the final candidates’ forum before the Tuesday, March 7 election.

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Foothill Boulevard shop burglarized, reports $10,000 in losses

Sometime between 7 p.m. on February 16 and 10 a.m. on February 17, unknown suspects burglarized Artistic Expressions at 212 W. Foothill Blvd. The suspects pried open the front door of the business, gained entry to the store and stole approximately $10,000 in silver jewelry. There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

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Candidate forums heat up council race

Former city councilmember Jackie McHenry asks the seven city council candidates to draw numbers for seating at the forum hosted by Active Claremont on Thursday night. The forum, held at the Hughes Center Padua Room, was standing-room-only with well over 100 people in attendance. Candidates fielded questions from the audience on topics ranging from the proposed new police station to potential conflicts of interest. The city council candidate forums will continue with the next event at Claremont High School Library, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. COURIER photo/Kathryn Dunn

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Eight Questions for Eight Candidates: Murray Monroe

Murray Monroe is a 45-year Claremont resident and investment advisor. Mr. Monroe, 53, aims to have the city’s policies and practices reflect the core values of Claremont, while keeping a keen eye on sustainability issues.

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Shane Hile to be new CHS football coach

Mr. Hile has been a special education teacher at CHS since 2010 and a football coach since 2002. Mr. Hile began his coaching career at Damien High School as defensive line coach, and served in that capacity for six years. He was an assistant coach at CHS from 2009-2012 and became the defensive coordinator in 2013. For the past two years he was the defensive line coach at Upland High School.

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