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    Lear's creativity has no bounds

    The standing room only crowd at Mt. San Antonio Gardens was in for a real treat as writer, producer and director Norman Lear spoke about his life, family and the state of television in an hour long informal talk. Mr. Lear looked great at the tender age of 94, as his sharp wit was front and center for the several hundred in attendance. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Two arrests made in string of Foothill Boulevard burglaries

Jerry Baca, 46, from Upland and Ryan Rymal, 36, from Ontario, were arrested for a string of commercial burglaries on Foothill Boulevard. The Claremont Police Department in cooperation with the San Gabriel Valley East AB109 Task Force and La Verne Police Department, made two arrests of suspects believed to be responsible for several commercial burglaries along the Foothill corridor in the cities of Claremont, Azusa, Glendora, San Dimas and La Verne last Thursday night.

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Pooch Park will get much needed rehab

Kelly Baumann is one of many residents who know the Claremont Pooch Park needs to be revamped. Ms. Baumann has been coming to the park with her dog, a Chihuahua mix named Karuna, for over a year. As Karuna started her park day by playing with a nearby poodle, Ms. Baumann noted the park has long been in a state of disrepair.

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CALENDAR: Homeland Security, herb walk, art show, Baroque

HOMELAND SECURITY AT HOME Claremont McKenna College hosts a lecture today, “Homeland Security at the Local Level: A Public Policy Conference,” from 8 a.m. to noon at McKenna Auditorium, 390 E. Ninth St. The Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy at CMC is hosting the conference on the role of local governments in the fight against terrorism.

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Staffing changes dominate school board meeting

On the surface, the March 16 school board meeting seemed quiet. It’s agenda, however, was dizzyingly eventful, with a slew of human resource item making district operations look a bit like a game of musical chairs. First, though, came a business services matter, with the board authorizing the district to go to bid for a $3.5 million district-wide roofing job funded by the 2016 passage of Measure G.

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Sunbather gets rude awakening at stranger's home

On Friday, March 17 a Pomona man was arrested after he was caught sunbathing on a stranger’s property. Police received a call of a trespass in progress at a home on the 300 block of Harvard Avenue around 2:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found 35-year-old Clifford Wingo bronzing in the backyard and charging his cell phone, Lt. Ciszek said.

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Neiuber to fill post on Claremont Architectural Commission

John Neiuber has been selected to fill a seat on the Claremont Architectural Commission. Mr. Neuiber, the CEO of Trinity Youth Services, is a longtime board member of Claremont Heritage. He will fill a vacancy on the commission left by Marta Perlas, who resigned from the commission on November 22, 2016.

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SPORTS

Busy sports week as teams match up in League play

Claremont High School narrowly lost a Palomares League game to visiting Bonita, 5-4, in extra innings on Wednesday. The Pack came out strong with three runs in the first inning and a fourth in the second, but was shut out by the Bearcats the rest of the way. The winning run came in the ninth inning to end the game.

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