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First Person Experience: Walk raises bird interest

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer As I stepped onto the grounds at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont my ears were immediately greeted by the cheerful chirps of various bird species. The people who attended the bird walk Sunday were split into two separate tour groups as pairs of birds flew overhead chasing after one another and making loud yet sweet noises. This behavior from the birds... 

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens offer beauty and education

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont offers a variety of tours, events and programs – and a beautiful place to escape and commune with nature, right in our back yard. It is home to an extensive collection of more than 6,000 native plants. “We offer plants that most people would not even know existed,” Laura Perry, garden... 

Faculty recital ties strings together with notes

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Bridges Hall of Music in Claremont hosted a faculty recital featuring two highly accomplished artists Saturday: composer and musician Andrew McIntosh, who performed with a violin and a viola, and professor Gayle Blankenburg who performed on the piano. Upon entering the elegant music hall, attendees were struck by the awesome sight of the Hill Memorial Organ, the intricate... 

Loft Beats shows passion for green

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer For most art venues the paintings are what draw in the people, but for the Loft Beats Art Shows the sound of DJs and local musicians enhances the art experience. Located up a long stairway of squeaky brown steps, down a dimly lighted hallway, in the Pomona Arts Colony, art enthusiast can find a loft full of affordable art by talented artist, and hear the beats of local... 

Sustainability is focus of Hot Spots lecture

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer “We are a waste culture,” said Christopher Veirs, senior planner and sustainability coordinator for the city of Claremont, during a lecture last week at the University of La Verne. Veirs’ lecture, “Think Global, Act Local: Claremont’s Response to Sustainability,” part of the Hot Spots lecture series, focused on Claremont’s environmental efforts. During... 

Happenings

‘Gypsy Passion’ The Department of Music is sponsoring, “Gypsy Passion, Michael Ryan and Friends” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Morgan Auditorium. The music is inspired by the passionate flair of the Spanish guitar, all played by Ryan, professor of music. “Gypsy Passion” will also feature flamenco dancers, Claudia de la Cruz and Kathy Soderlund. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free.... 

OBJCT Gallery show blends reality, perception

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Featuring the work of 12 master of fine arts candidates at Claremont Graduate University, “EMERGENT 12” reflects an artistic movement through various media in the OBJCT Gallery at the Claremont Village. The exhibition, which opened Feb. 4 in the Packing House in Claremont, represents the next generation of emerging artists that live and work in the community. The... 

Restaurant Review: Dehli Palace offers spicy delights

Sukhwant Sanghera, owner of the Delhi Palace Express, bakes traditional naan bread in a clay oven daily for his restaurant. The Delhi Palace has offered authentic Indian cuisine in Claremont for over five years. Delhi Palace Express offers an array of good tasting food at inexpensive prices. The restaurant has a buffet style setting with vegetarian and non vegetarian meal options. / photo by Garrett... 

Beer brings cheer to Claremont

Beer brings cheer to Claremont
UCLA student Andrew Velas­quez works at Democratic con­gressional candidate Russ Warner’s booth at the Califor­nia Beer Festival in Claremont on Saturday. Warner is running for Congress in the 26th District against incumbent Republican David Dreier. / photo by Christopher Guzman Tennille Wright Staff Writer Inebriated, smiling people were everywhere Saturday during Claremont’s Califor­nia... 

Restaurant review: A tasty Mediterranean experience at Healthy Ali Baba

<i>Restaurant review</i>: A tasty Mediterranean experience at Healthy Ali Baba
Harry Megnerditchian, owner of Ali Baba restaurant in Claremont, takes pride in Mediterranean recipes he says were written by a chef who cooked for Saudi Arabian royalty. Megnerditchian not on owns but also operates Ali Baba and you can find him running the whole show from taking call in orders to preparing hot plate appetizers. Carly Hill Arts Editor For a falafel fan like me, Healthy Ali Baba restaurant... 
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