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Commercial vehicle parking and storage in residential districts

The city wants to remind residents that Claremont prohibits the parking and storage of commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods.

“Vehicles weighing 10,000 pounds or more cannot be stored or parked in residential neighborhoods, unless making pick-ups or deliveries, or making repairs for a period of no longer than five hours.

Commercial vehicles include tow trucks, semi-cabs, street sweeps, and cement trucks,” the city shared. For more details, contact the city at (909) 399-5460.

Modified pantry hours from Inland Valley Hope Partners

The Inland Valley Hope Partners’ food pantry, which is hosted in the Joslyn Center Annex each week, will have modified hours starting this month.

In June, the food pantry will operate every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will not be open on Thursdays. For more information about the program, visit inlandvalleyhopepartners.org.

Senior program honors volunteers

On May 26, the Claremont Senior Program hosted a volunteer mixer and awards ceremony “to thank the many volunteers who have supported and are vital to the program, especially during the COVID pandemic.”

Below are the recipients of the program’s volunteer recognition awards: Over and Above Award, AARP Tax-Aide Foundation Volunteers; Extra Mile, Extra Smile Award, Claremont Gerontology Association; Joslyn Site Award, Kiwanis Club of Claremont; Josephine Smith Award, Jodi Martin; Muriel Farritor Award, AgingNext’s Meal Delivery Volunteers & Director of Volunteers, Stacy Mittelstaedt; and the Los Angeles County Older American Award, Barbara Rugeley.

The Claremont Senior Program extends a special thank you to the award recipients for their exemplary service to the senior community.

For more information about the awards or the senior program, contact the Joslyn Center at (909) 399-5488 or via email at joslyncenter@ci.claremont.ca.us.

CMS women’s tennis make history

On a sunny May 25 afternoon in Orlando, Florida, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team captured the 2022 NCAA Division III National Championship at the USTA National Campus after besting the tournament’s number one seed, the University of Chicago, 5-1.

The Athenas led 2-1 after doubles play and won the first set on all six singles courts to eventually capture the win and title over Chicago, marking the second time the program has won the national championship.

According to Mudd-Scripps, freshman Ella Brissett picked up the clincher during single play on court four with a 6-4, 6-3 win; although Brissett and sophomore Audrey Yoon both had match points on adjacent courts at the same time.

Senior Sarah Bahsoun earned a 6-1, 6-3 win on court six for the third CMS point, and sophomore Nikolina Batoshvili followed that up with a 6-4, 6-3 win on court five to put CMS ahead 4-1.

Following the team tournament, seniors Juan and Sydney Lee competed in the NCAA singles championship later that weekend.

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