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A sweet white dog with black eye patches from Hazelhurst, Mississippi named Bear is currently gearing up to make the nearly 2,000-mile journey to his unlikely “forever home” in Claremont. While this trip is grand on its own, it is just part of the story behind this beloved stray and the local and national network of support that has rallied around his adoption. Found by chance by Claremont’s Will Ouellette, 19, he and Bear will soon reunite after months apart, and the pup will officially be welcomed into his family.

Claremont resident Jeffrey Alexander Calzada, 25, has been charged with murder in the death of a woman who was found suffering a traumatic injury inside a car parked outside Murrieta City Hall, next to the police station, at 10:35 a.m. Friday, August. 12. Calzada appeared in Pomona Superior Court Tuesday, August 18, where through his public defender he asked that his arraignment be continued until September 19. The judge granted the request. 

Claremont resident Brad Jamison has lived in the city long enough to experience two close calls with wildfires. As a teenager and young man, he lived in a house off King Way just above a fuel bed of brush. Now 48, he and his family live in that same house, with his bright red work van out front.

by Andrew Alonzo | What’s Happening Claremont?   Friday, August 19 Register online at for Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s smarty pants story time course for kids, held at 208 […]

On Tuesday, Casa Colina Hospital announced that it was recently recognized by Healthgrades as one of the nation’s “100 best hospitals for joint replacement for 2022.” It was the third successive year the hospital has received the annual designation.

Art lovers are invited to drop by the Claremont Lewis Museum of Art on Fridays for a free 30-minute guided tour of its current exhibit, “Claremont Collects: Art, Creativity, Community.” […]

Claremont Heritage’s annual home tour is around the corner. This year’s tour, scheduled for Sunday, October 9, will celebrate 40 years of home tours and will be the first in-person […]

Parents and guardians of Claremont Unified School District students are reminded the first day of the 2022-23 school year is Wednesday, August 31.

Cashman “Cash” Whiteley has been fighting his whole life. The 59-year-old unhoused man sleeps most nights on the grounds of a Claremont church. “There’s not as many ants there as there are at other places,” Whiteley said. “I can’t get ants in all this,” he said, pointing to the gruesome open wound on the left side of his face.

On August 8, Judy Chu, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced she had chosen Claremont Mayor Jed Leano as a 27th Congressional District leader of the year. […]

Entering the tinted glass front door of Ophelia’s Jump Productions and stepping into its blue lobby, one notices a long black drape blocking the view into a jewel-like 50-seat theater.

Claremont resident Pamela Lee had just returned from vacation late last month when she was shocked to learn that her landlord wanted her to move and was offering a cash payment if she agreed to vacate in the next two months. “Why would I do that? My friends are here,” Lee said during a recent afternoon at her comfortable three-bedroom, two-bath apartment at Monarch Terrace in the 500 block of Bucknell Drive.

by Andrew Alonzo | What’s Happening Claremont? Friday, August 12 Whether you’re an active senior or a couch potato, drop by the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., at […]

Carson-based artist Nuria “Ms. Yellow” Ortiz spray paints the electric box on the northwest corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and First Street on Monday. This was all part of the […]