Do you ever look at something or someone, notice your knee jerk reaction, and then pivot to a different angle, take another view? This is what a man named Mike gave me permission to share.
There is something quite magical about beautifully designed spaces. We may not be able to articulate it like an architect or designer, but we know it when we see it.
In my exceedingly optimistic, starry-eyed May 27 column about my then upcoming wedding [“Love and marriage: not just for kids anymore”], I wrote, “I can’t see how our in-person partnership will bring anything other than more joy to our kids and us.”
There are days when I feel I need to retire from retirement. Most days I feel busier than I’ve ever been. I can’t say that my days are filled with rewarding, satisfying, or noteworthy activity, but I’m busy enough that I wonder how I ever had time for a real job.
I was intrigued by professor Marks’ opinion piece on water conservation in the July 22 edition of the COURIER. I have known professor Marks since I was a teenager and have great respect for him.
If a time traveling stoner had materialized in my garage and told my pimply, awkward 15-year-old self that marijuana would one day be legal and sold in upscale cafés and dispensaries across Southern California, I would have questions, not good ones likely, but still, questions. Probably along the lines of, “How much is a lid?” or “Am I cool in the future?”
Recently the Democratic Club of Claremont issued a resolution in support of Larkin Place and sent it to our city council members and the COURIER, which published it in its June 10, 2022 issue. Since then, the council voted on a vehicular access easement for Larkin Place.
Thomas Jefferson famously declared, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Jefferson knew local papers were vital to a thriving democracy, and that notion is as true today as it was at our nation’s beginning. Americans know it, too.
Late Sunday evening I said a final goodbye to my friend Scott Quackenbos. His sweet, immeasurably strong mother Nancy was holding her son’s hand at the family home in Claremont. He’d been non-responsive since early that day.
by Peter Weinberger | firstname.lastname@example.org I’m quite pleased to announce that Mick Rhodes, beginning immediately, is the COURIER’s new editor. As avid COURIER readers, I know you are familiar with […]
Once again at its June 28 meeting, a decision was rendered by a majority of our city council that embodies preservation of the status quo over the legal and moral obligation to house the unhoused.
by Peter Weinberger | email@example.com Transparency is a term that is tossed about so often it can have different meanings depending on who you talk to. For the nonprofit COURIER, […]