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Community News: Claremont fights cancer with relay

<i>Community News</i>: Claremont fights cancer with relay
John Gilmore, Jezze Tu, Melodi Ramquist, Sandra Patlan and Tahil Sharma lead the YMCA lap at the Claremont-La Verne Relay for Life Saturday. Relay for Life is a community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. The relay lasted 24 hours, from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The 30 relay teams raised more than More than $60,000. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Metro... 

Community News: Claremont warns residents of crime increase

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor The Claremont Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Wednesday for the Claremont Police Department to inform business owners of some ways to secure their businesses. Crime alerts have been sent to the email inboxes of Claremont business owners due to recent crime increases in Claremont. “The Chamber is very proud to put on this event... 

Community News: Garden benefits community

Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007 when Vicki Brown, CEO of DPI Labs, decided she wanted to give back to her community. Starting... 

Community News: Permits now required at park

Monique Parra Staff Writer The Claremont Wilderness Park, with its spectacular hiking trails and stunning views, will no longer be completely free to all. Beginning today, those parking in the Wilderness Park lot north of Mills Avenue, will be required to display a permit or pay a meter fee. The city of Claremont has added a parking lot to hold 150 vehicles with parking meters. The fees are necessary,... 

Theater Review: ‘School House’ is a rockin’ good time

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer The Theater Experience of Southern California brought back childhood memories of “School House Rock” during the hit performance at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont on Saturday. Close to a hundred kids performed the Saturday morning musical with exceptional actors and energetic youngsters. “It was charming,” Leatrice Latts, a grandmother of one of the actors,... 

Eureka Burger titillates taste buds

Eureka Burger titillates taste buds
Leslie and Adrian Bergh complete their day at Eureka Burger in downtown Claremont. Adrian Bergh is a junior in high school and came with her mother, Leslie, from Galt, Calif., to visit prospective colleges. Leslie ordered the original burger, while Adrian ordered the Loma Linda vegetarian burger. Eureka Burger has been open for almost one year and offers more than 10 different burgers, including a... 

Alumna works to build new playground

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor The bell rings to signal the start of recess. Classrooms of excited students rush out onto the playground for a time of carefree play; however, for the students at Danbury Elementary their playground is lacking. Danbury Elementary is a special education school in Claremont that teaches about 70 students ranging from preschool to 6th grade who have physical disabilities or health... 

Art Fiesta returns after 52 years

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Music and craft demonstrations filled the grounds of the Padua Hills Theatre last Sunday. The Claremont Museum of Art recreated the Padua Hills Art Fiesta for the first time in 52 years. The fiesta was an annual event produced by the Claremont artists from 1953 to 1959. This year, the outdoor art fair featured 20 invited artists showing their work, art demonstrations,... 

Claremont boutique brings fashion to Village

Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Customers of Nectar have no need to worry about seeing their recently bought dress on someone else. The clothing boutique in Claremont offers original pieces that are limited in stock and frequently rotated. With Nectar’s affordable and fashion-forward merchandise, customers are learning that it is a one-of-a-kind retail store. “The store has an eclectic style that... 

Several beers pour into Claremont

John Bottala Staff Writer  The California Beer Festival brought thousands of people out to the Claremont Village for four live bands, mouth-watering food and 60 craft brews on tap. This is the second consecutive year the Village has hosted this event, with many visitors coming back for the second year. Some proceeds from the festival go to the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support... 
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