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Last Friday at Rhodes Park in San Dimas, California state senators, state assembly members and representatives at both the city and county level, along with members of the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority, Metro, and Metrolink board, gathered for a event to announce the 9.1-mile stretch of the project from Glendora to Pomona had reached 50% construction completion.

by Steven Felschundneff | There remains a fair amount of confusion about the mandatory water restrictions imposed following the city’s declaration of a level two water supply shortage. To […]

by Steven Felschundneff | Tri-City Mental Health searched far and wide for its next executive director, yet in the end, found one close to home by promoting Rimmi Hundal […]

by Steven Felschundneff | Last week the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $532.6 million spending plan to combat homelessness countywide. Approximately 87% of the money, $466.75 […]

by Steven Felschundneff | The first project proposed under the city’s ambitious Village South Specific Plan is coming into clearer focus with the official unveiling of the final phase […]

The Joslyn Center’s war and existentialism book club meets on the first Friday of every month from 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom. March’s book of discussion is “The Stranger” by Albert Camus. Pre-registration is required by calling (909) 399-5488.

The Claremont City Council is in the process of redrawing the city’s council districts to reflect demographic changes revealed by the recent U.S Census. The current council district map is seen at left, and one of the draft maps at right.

Throughout the pandemic journey, Claremont’s finance department has sought to maintain a tight ship with conservative budgets, which have at times been aided by higher than expected revenues.

On Thursday the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments’ Transportation Committee elected Claremont Mayor Pro Tem Ed Reece to serve as its chair, according to a news release from the agency.

Leila Ackerman assumed the position of secretary, what today would be the executive director, of the Claremont Chamber in 1923 and would serve in that capacity for the next 21 years, retiring in 1944.

The public is invited to Inter Valley Health Plan’s virtual course, Oh, My Achin’ Bones, online at noon. “Join this discussion on the different types of arthritis, causes, and treatments as well as how to live easier with these painful conditions,” the event’s description read. To register, visit

Last month Claremont Mayor Jed Leano was selected by the governing board of Tri-City Mental Health to serve as the agency’s board chair. Mayor Leano has served on the Tri-City […]

Claremont Unified School District students are reminded that today is the deadline to submit their essay entry for the 32nd annual making change contest, which offers students an opportunity “to honor and remember all that these advocates of social change have done to transform our world for the better,” City Manager Adam Pirrie wrote in a news brief.

On Tuesday the Claremont City Council voted to authorize a $1.5 million payment to Jamboree Housing Corporation to partially fund the construction of a 33-unit “permanent supportive housing project” on Harrison Avenue.

Join Inter Valley Health Plan’s Friday Fitness course, held virtually every Friday at 10 a.m., to get some movement in your week. Attendees learn a new exercise every month and the classes are free for all to enjoy.