It was an afternoon baseball game at Claremont High School in late March. Looking around and taking in the scene, you would not think this was only the third game hosted on campus since the pandemic halted almost every aspect of American life – schools most strikingly.
High school students in California will be required to take a semester of ethnic studies as a requisite for graduation starting with the incoming freshman class of 2025-2026 in accordance with a new state law.
Local public schools, with those across the state and nation, are in a holding pattern awaiting further notice on what school will look like in fall 2020, as the U.S. with the rest of the world considers life moving forward amid the global pandemic.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to downtown Pomona’s Second Street any fourth Sunday of the month to Walk The Beat as it livens up with free live music events in a variety of venues, within arms reach.