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Every now and then, Albert Gonzales puts on one of his favorites, a double breasted pinstripe suit made in downtown Pomona in the 1940s, when men’s and women’s department stores occupied the stretch of west 2nd Street now known as Antique Row.

Members of the Claremont Police Department will participate in the 2023 Special Olympics Southern California Torch Run fundraiser Thursday, June 8, running with the Olympic flame from Claremont to La Verne Police Department, at 2061 3rd St.

Mike Murphy with the American Legion, Keith Powell Post 78 salutes the American flag during Claremont’s 2023 Memorial Day observation on Monday at Oak Park Cemetery. The half hour service […]

The final batch of California Newspaper Publishers Association 2022 California Journalism Awards were handed out last week, with the Courier coming away with nine trophies.

“I’m running for this seat for the exact same reason I decided to run for city council in 2018, because we are in the grip of a crippling housing crisis,” Leano said. “I feel like everybody says we are in a housing crisis, but very few people act like it. And I want to be the leader that acts like it, and I think it’s time.” Courier photo/Steven Felschundneff

The Laemmle Claremont 5 Theatre hosted a special screening of 22 short films and public service announcements by Claremont High School’s advanced placement video production and broadcast journalism courses on Wednesday.

Claremont Courier Event Calendar: (May 26 – June 3, 2023)

Pomona-Pitzer’s Angie Zhou, a Pomona College sophomore, claimed the 2023 NCAA Division III singles championship in women’s tennis May 22 after winning 6-2, 6-2 against Babson College sophomore Olivia Soffer at the United States Tennis Association’s National Campus in Florida. View Zhou’s bracket at

The Webb Schools, boys tennis: Webb singles player Morgan Qiu (San Joaquin League champion) bested West Covina’s Valle Vista League runner-up Johnny Su in a grueling first round match, 6-3, 4-6, 12-10. He then took down Andrew Cisneros of Summit (Sunkist League runner-up), 7-5, 6-2, in the second round. Diamond Bar’s Hacienda League champion Solon Chi Chit Au then ended Morgan’s run in the third round, 6-1, 6-0.

Some of the 480 HiRel staff, including company president Fred Baumann, white hair and beard, pictured May 4 at the Claremont business. Courier photo/Andrew Alonzo

The Children’s Foundation of America held their second annual ChariTea Fundraiser on Saturday, May 6 at the Garner House in Claremont. The event, presented by Claremont Lincoln University, raises funds and awareness during National Foster Care Month. Photo/by Jacqueline Legazcue

The California Newspaper Publishers Association began rolling out its 2022 California Journalism Award winners last week, and the Claremont Courier has thus far picked up six of the coveted trophies. Courier Editor Mick Rhodes has won two first-place and two second-place awards thus far.

“[I] decided that I was going to do it because we have an opportunity to do some big things in California, to do some big things here in this district, and you need people who have a solid foundation,” she said. “What I don’t want is to see someone, anyone, get into that particular office and not uphold early childhood education with wraparound services, I am talking preschool.”

The Pomona-Pitzer womens water polo team repeated as USA Water Polo Division III National Champions, sinking Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 14-13 in overtime May 7 at Augustana College’s Anne Greve Lund Natatorium in Illinois.

Pitzer College will again offer its long-running summer enrichment program Project Think to pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students.