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    Bear meets Claremonter

    It was an unusual afternoon for Daniel Kentner as he came face-to-face with a big brown bear at his home in the Claraboya area. Here's the encounter in his own words. "I had a visitor in my yard on Friday, April 22 around 2:26 p.m. The very large bear had apparently emerged from a neighbors swimming pool and walked into my yard soaking wet. Photo/Daniel Kentner

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District mulls over potential school bond measure

A group of community members convened at the Claremont High School theater Wednesday night to discuss what a school bond measure might look like, should the district decide to place one on the ballot in the upcoming November election. The district has created a list of projects that a bond might fund or, more accurately, two lists. A longer list includes $111 million worth of facilities projects.

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COURIER Calendar: Senior art, Beethoven, Wilderness Park

COLLEGE SENIOR ART EXHIBIT: Scripps and Claremont McKenna College 2016 senior art exhibit opens tonight at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery with a free artists’ reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The show, “You Must Not Know,” features Scripps and CMC artists Noor Asif, Emily Wages, Chelsea Fusco, Chrysanna Daley, Jessica Jin, Grace Poole, Caroline Thomas and Tiffany Goncalves.

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Cutting down tree is serious business for city council

The Claremont City Council voted to keep a tree in place, approved community-based funding for the next year and honored a multitude of Claremonters during Tuesday’s meeting. The city-owned European Hackberry tree, located in front of the home of Chip and Linda Chavez on Georgia Court, has been there since 1992

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Claremont businessman featured in Geographic documentary

Claremont Businessman will be featured in a National Geographic Channel documentary in early May. Arman Ariane, owner of the Claremont men's store Xerxes and women's Susa boutique, will present the Zoroastrian perspective on The Story of God with Morgan Freeman on May 1 at 9 p.m.

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Artist's unique style on display in Huntington collection

The sculpture painting “Thin Figure Rising” by artist James Hueter, has been acquired by The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino for their permanent collection of American Art. Mr. Hueter studied art at Pomona College and received his MFA at Claremont Graduate University.

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Weather to stay cool this weekend

A quick moving storm blew the Claremont region Monday giving many people a big surprise. Snow! Although it was only a dusting, the snow level did drop to 6000 feet during the day, making the Mt. Baldy area look like a winter wonderland. But take a good look, it will be the last time we see the cold stuff until next season. Friday will be nice and 74, but the weather will change as a cold front comes through Saturday, with light rain and a high temperature of barely 70. More sun kicks in Sunday as a warm-up comes next week. Lows will remain cool around 50. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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SPORTS

Girls swim team makes mark at Husky Invitational

Claremont High School girls swimming had a surprise in store for Marina High last Saturday, narrowly edging out the top-rated team in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Competing in the finals of the Husky Invitational at Chino Hills High School, Claremont took the top spot at 1:40:88 and broke a school record in the process

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