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Only 93,000 points separate the two top spots in the statewide challenge that invites residents of each city to adopt more environmentally sustainable practices. As of Tuesday, Claremont trails Riverside in the CoolCalifornia City Challenge .
Michael Villalobos of Rancho Cucamonga was 12 days shy of his 18th birthday when he became the youngest 10-gallon donor for LifeStream. Here Michael is congratulated by long-time donor Larry Bloemsma who has given 125 gallons, left, and Marion Black, who has donated 40 gallons of blood.
All Claremont residents are invited to Claremont Day at the Los Angeles County Fair this Thursday, September 18. The fair is open from noon to 11 p.m. on Thursday. In addition to discounted admission for residents, the day's festivities include a Community Hero presentation at 4:15 p.m. in Court of the Redwoods followed by a parade at 5 p.m. This year's Claremont heroes are Edgar Vargas, Robin Gottuso and Ginger Elliott.
Abraham Lincoln was a well-read President who was very familiar with Shakespeare's works. Whether in tragedy or comedy, Shakespeare's characters faced a tumultuous world, as did President Lincoln with a bloody Civil War.
Step through the shadows into the haunted heritage of the Claremont Village during this 75-minute family-friendly tour on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5. Every tour will visit nine haunts, including Village businesses and college destinations. The experienced docents have researched and written the stories based on information and experiences of Village business owners and Claremont Colleges personnel.
This fall, Claremont residents will be asked to weigh in on a consequential ballot measure that, if passed, would result in water bills approximately $100 per month higher than they are today. The city is seeking voter support for a $135 million water bond.
The Oregonian uses military news supplied by the news bureaus for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard and military academies. Mary E. Howard: Mary E. Howard, a 2011 graduate of Tualatin High School, has received an Army ROTC scholarship to attend Claremont Mckenna College, Claremont, Calif.
What was intended as an informational mailer on Measure W may have put the city of Claremont in hot water after attracting the attention of a Claremont homeowners political action committee sponsored by Golden State Water. "Stop the Water Tax - No on W," previously referred to as "Stop the $135 Million Takeover," has issued a cease and desist demand against the city, claiming that a mailer sent to Claremont voters earlier this month is advocacy-oriented and violates the laws against using public funds for campaign materials.
Why would Beethoven, one of the most influential composers who ever lived, spend much of his final years creating nearly three-dozen variations on a waltz penned by a minor composer? This question obsesses musicologist Katherine Brandt, the protagonist of Moiss Kaufman's 33 Variations. The play, which made its Broadway debut in 2009, is being presented by the local theater company Ophelia's Jump in conjunction with Pomona College.
A woman was hospitalized after a multi-vehicle collision that briefly shut down the Foothill Freeway in Claremont early today. The collision appeared to have been caused by bales of hay that fell from a big rig in the the westbound lanes, California Highway Patrol Officer Chad Giun told a videographer at the scene.
Newly promoted members of the Claremont Police force re-take their oaths of office on Tuesday during a promotion ceremony during the Claremont City Council meeting. The promoted officers are Captain Shelly Vander Veen, left, Lieutenant Lori Davenport, Sergeant Eric Huizar, Corporal Christopher Casas, Corporal Isaac Reyes and Reserve Officer Ben Alba.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:59 am
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