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Unique fair finds

Unique fair finds
Thomas Stricklin has been a Coca-Cola memorabilia collector since his sister gave him a painted Coke bottle as a vase before he went to college in 1969. He displays his collection at the Collectors’ Fair in downtown Pomona on Saturday. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

First Person Experience: Circus workout more than clowning around

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Circus workout more than clowning around
International Polytechnic High School sophomore Victoria Nakai enjoys the circus aerobics class at Pilates Studio M in Claremont for her third time. / photo by Stephanie Ball Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Now more than ever people look for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search I was presented the opportunity to take a circus... 

Community News: New app keeps citizens updated

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Operation Predator iPhone app was released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to allow users to send anonymous tips and get news updates about sexual predators via mobile phone. The app will allow users to track information and arrests involving sexual predators in an attempt to catch predators in a more efficient manner. The Operation Predator app will... 

Butterflies flying free

Butterflies flying free
Riley Cline takes a closer look at a few butterflies Sunday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion. The exhibit runs May 11 to June 28 and features butterflies native to California as well as caterpillars and cocooned butterflies at various stages of growth. The exhibit is enclosed and allows visitors to walk among the insects. / photo by Chelsea Knight  Read More →

Community News: Walk With a Cop helps nonprofits

<i>Community News</i>: Walk With a Cop helps nonprofits
Officer J. Wells of the K-9 Unit walked with his canine, Maverick, for the La Verne Police Department’s Walk With a Cop event at Bonita High School on Saturday. Families registered children to walk the track with officers and learn about civic history. / photo by Hunter Cole Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Sitting in the back of a cop car or being inside of a jail cell may be a nightmare for some,... 

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: Track meet fun for all ages

Monique Parra Staff Writer San Dimas welcomed parents and students to San Dimas High School for the 43rd Annual City Olympics Track and Field Meet last Saturday, April 20. Track athletes from Allen Avenue Elementary, Ekstrand Elementary, Shull Elementary, Gladstone Elementary, Lone Hill Elementary, Holy Name of Mary and home-schooled children were invited to participate. Physical education teachers... 

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: Flea market offers vintage treasures

Monica Dien Staff Writer A sea of treasure lined floors, filled tables and goods dangled from canopies at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. Shoppers flocked by the thousands to visit what has become known as “The Greatest Flea Market on Earth.” Known for its array of timeless and antique items, the market houses everything from handmade art, vintage clothing and shoes, intricate jewelry, to... 

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... 
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