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Scripps College graduate and Magna Cum Laude Samantha Cain Bloomfield excitedly shows all, and the Scripps College cameraman, her diploma case after her name was called during the 92nd annual Scripps College commencement. The Encino, California native graduated with honors with a B.A. in philosophy. COURIER photo/Andrew Alonzo

A Grand Opening celebration will unveil the two new galleries on Saturday, May 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to explore the new spaces and enjoy a glass of wine with festive appetizers on the Depot Plaza while listening to “Vintage Music” presented in loving memory of David Reisman. The exhibition will remain on view through September 25, 2022.

by Steven Felschundneff | steven@claremont-courier.com Bright and somewhat early Monday morning, the Claremont community got a chance to hear from Kathryn Barger, our new representative on the Los Angeles County […]

Tuesday night felt like that ’70s tune “Anticipation,” as the city finally revealed how it intends to spend Claremont’s federal stimulus dollars. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com What’s Happening Claremont?   Friday, May 13 The Democratic Club of Claremont will resume in-person monthly luncheons starting today at Eddie’s Italian Eatery. The event will […]

It feels like blasphemy to hear Robbie Fulks say he doesn’t necessarily enjoy writing songs. After all, the longtime Chicago- but now Los Angeles-based, Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist — who will be in Claremont for a Saturday, May 21 show at the Folk Music Center. Photo by Andy Goodwin

On Thursday, May 5, students across the various Claremont College campuses came together to make signs and march in solidarity for abortion rights after a court opinion, allegedly authored by conservative Justice Samuel Alito, was leaked on Monday. COURIER photo/Andrew Alonzo

After a two- year hiatus, the new and improved L.A. County Fair 2022 is open in the spring from May 5-30 to avoid the heat in the late summer. And 2022 is a big year because it’s the fair’s 100th anniversary with a theme Back to our Roots. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

aced with chronic drought conditions, dwindling supplies and a less that stellar snowpack, the Metropolitan Water District declared a water emergency last week, requiring all agencies served by the State Water District to cut usage dramatically. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

I’m a gawker. A gawker of buildings that is. When I visit a city I may like a certain place, a hotel, restaurant or a museum but I am the more interested and taken if the building is a striking piece of architecture.

For those of us rooting for Samuel Kraemer-Dahlin — and there are many — the events of the past few weeks have been deflating.

Join the Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s monthly book club, held in the library’s meeting room between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., for an engaging discussion about the club’s latest selection, “How to Bake a Perfect Life” by Barbara O’Neal. The club is open to adults (18+). Contact the library at (909) 621-4902 with any questions.

Last Tuesday evening at Eddie’s Italian Eatery seemed to be business as usual. At the front end, the restaurant was seating its normal flow of hungry guests for dinner, while in the back party area, about 50 people were packed in for a dinner theater experience, courtesy of the Inland Valley Repertory Theatre.

When was the last time you walked 16 miles in a single day? What made you want to do it? On May 1, Crossroads held their “Walking Home” fundraiser, which included six women walking 15.8 miles from the California Institution for Women (CIW) in Chino to Crossroad’s Harvard House in Claremont.

The fourth Claremont Art Walk of 2022 will take place this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.