Residential reminders: listening session, tax help, book club

Tenant protection ordinance and eviction moratorium
The City of Claremont will host a 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 8 tenant protection ordinance and eviction moratorium listening session at the Alexander Hughes Community Center’s Padua Room, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. It is a chance for the city to receive feedback from landlords and tenants regarding current ordinances, though no decisions will be made at the session.

Residents can also submit comments via email to, which will be shared later with the City Council.

A second listening session will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 via Zoom and by phone at (213) 338-8477. Email for details. For more information visit


Tax help
Beginning February 2, trained tax help volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday to assist low to moderate income persons at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont.

The free service will run through mid-April, and is provided by appointment only. To make an appointment visit or call (909) 399-5488.


War and existentialism
The War and Existentialism Book Club meets the first Friday of every month from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. February’s book is “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” by Ernest Hemingway. Attendance is free but pre-registration is required by calling (909) 399-5488.


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