“Thank God for high school theater.” I kept thinking this – and made the comment to a couple friends – after seeing Claremont High School’s production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella earlier this month.
Today, as I walk through town, I notice people spending lots of time caressing their devices. They give more attention to their cell phones, tablets, and laptops than the person sitting across from them.
by Mick Rhodes | email@example.com People my age — I’m 58 — tend to yammer on about how much better their lives were before things were so expensive, politics were […]
by Matt Weinberger When you visit downtown Claremont, you can’t help but notice that large, empty brown plot of land. Fenced in to prevent access, it sits there languishing […]
It seems like Claremont native Amanda Andrade-Rhoades was always destined to be a reporter. And after years of perseverance in the field, the 28-year-old freelance photojournalist recently became a Pulitzer Prize winner thanks to her contribution in the Washington Post’s coverage of the January 2021 insurrection. Photo by Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post
WHEREAS decades of neglect and inattention to constructing affordable housing have bred a housing crisis of enormous proportions, contributing to a spike in homelessness, a generation of perpetual renters, and […]
Each time an affordable housing plan, or homeless shelter project, or permanent supportive housing development is proposed, the advocates for the no-growth/no change coalition, joins with our “not in my […]
by Ben Boulton On the day that two keynote speakers at the Scripps College graduation ceremonies advocated for police and prison abolition, to enthusiastic applause, a racist with a gun […]
On Monday, May 16, at the City of Claremont’s Human Trafficking Symposium at the Hughes Center, residents showed up en masse and overwhelmingly responded to a growing cancer that must be eradicated at the South Claremont corridor of the I-10 Freeway and Indian Hill Boulevard.
We, the current and active members of the Inland Valley Working Group for Mideast Peace, express our deepest condolences to the family of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh upon her recent sudden and tragic demise during an Israeli military action in the Jenin refugee camp.
Each year of my life I continue to expand, and I’m not talking about my hips. Although they’ve expanded, too but only a little. My mind, body and spirit consciousness have expanded a lot more.
by Peter Weinberger | firstname.lastname@example.org In some respects, I’m still trying to process exactly what happened. What could have been seen as a positive move for Claremont in hiring Jim […]