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Jamboree Housing Corporation Chief Development Officer Michael Massie, led a question and answer session last Thursday about the company’s proposed new project in Claremont called Larkin Place. This was the second time Jamboree officials have come to Claremont to discuss the project which would be affordable housing for formerly homeless people. Jamboree has scheduled four more meetings. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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.

Friday morning art groups are still taking place at the Claremont Joslyn Center from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Artists are invited to bring their current works in-progress or create new ones at the center. Regardless of vaccine status, all attendees must wear masks.

by Steven Felschundneff | On Tuesday the Claremont City Council unanimously approved a waste-to-hydrogen pilot program to be located at the city yard. The program would be run by […]

Claremont Police Chief Aaron Fate takes the oath of office during a ceremony on Monday at the DoubleTree hotel in Claremont. Chief Fate was sworn in by his Citrus College […]