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    Claremont bear sightings increase

    Padua Hills resident Paul Faulstich photographed California black bears in the wilderness adjacent to his home. Residents of the foothills have reported an increase in bear activity recently. Check out our full story on why Claremont gets so many bear visits.

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CALENDAR: ARTstART, origami, OLA outreach, 1936 Olympics, thanks vets!

ARTSTART STARTS IT UP Project ARTstART high school students will lead art-making activities for all ages at Memorial Park today from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The park is located at 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. At the nearby Claremont Heritage Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center, the Claremont Museum of Art’s StART It Up exhibition will be on view.

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Second lawsuit arises over plans for Pomona College Museum of Art

A local resident has filed a complaint against the city and Pomona College, alleging bias, lack of adherence to environmental documents and a conversation alleging Councilmember Sam Pedroza claimed the college threatened to sue the city.

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Changing times force closure of longtime Claremont business

Wolfe’s Market, which has called Claremont home for exactly 100 years, will look a lot different to its longtime customers—the family market sold its last grocery items last Friday. All is not lost, however, as Claremonters can still enjoy a tasty turkey sandwich or pick up a container of the store’s distinctive egg salad. “To have a small independent store in any metropolitan area is near impossible,” owner Tom Wolfe said.

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Pursuit suspect arrested after crashing into garage door

Manuel Castellanos III, 44, was arrested the morning after leading police on a high speed chase and crashing into a garage on the 700 block of west First Street.

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Commemorative coins, computer stolen from Foothill Boulevard office

An unidentified burglar pried open the rear door to an accounting office, Fiducial, at 915 W. Foothill Blvd. between Friday, May 19 at 2 p.m. and Monday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m., stealing a computer monitor and several sets of US commemorative coins.The burglar fled undetected and there is no suspect information at this time, according to police. Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

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Film utilizes newsreel footage to recount the Warsaw Uprising

Of the many films detailing the horrors of World War II, Warsaw Uprising, screening Sunday at the Claremont Film Festival, certainly rates as one the most innovative and heartbreaking of them all. The film combines powerful footage of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising with a new, fictional audio storyline to create a hybrid documentary-narrative feature. The feat involved utilizing digital technology to add period-accurate color to the black-and-white archival footage. The film’s tagline, “87 Minutes of Truth,” could not be more accurate.

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