Sept. 17 was opening night for the seventh season of Claremont’s immensely popular Depot Jazz Series. The concerts are held in front of the city’s historic train depot.
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Holding hands, moving to the left, to the right, to the center and every so often making a turn and going back to the same moves, while trying to not lose pace with the music is quite a task.
A recent report issued by the cities of La Verne and Claremont shows that while most residents sleep, those near the 210 Freeway are kept awake by a sound level that exceeds state approved levels.
Ten days into the largest and most destructive fire in California history, the La Verne community is reeling from rattled nerves and personal loss.
Lives have been changed. Futures have been remapped. Pasts have been incinerated.
From an idea between friends to an event that brought many together, the Peace and Justice Festival on April 12 in Claremont used many mediums of expression to shed light on world issues.
The corner of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Boulevard was the sight of a war rally, with people from all sides of the issue.
“The Yanks are not coming!” shouted Mike Noonan as he stood admist signs that read “We can’t bomb our way to peace” and “Cooperation is peace, war is hell.” Guitars, accordions and percussion instruments could also be heard amid the honking horns and shouts for peace.
More than 30 people gathered on the corners of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Blvd. Friday to encourage people to “Honk for Peace” in opposition to a war with Iraq.
The Williams Fire, which began Sept. 22, is now 100 percent contained and has burned 37,240 acres. The fire, which burned 72 structures, not only affected human residents of the Angles National Forest and its surrounding areas, but has had an impact on its animal inhabitants.