Unofficial results as of 3/14/17 4:30 p.m. Schroeder- 32.36% Calaycay - 27.93% Courser - 18.12% Grynchal - 7.89% Pratella - 5.33% Monroe - 3.72% Keenan - 3.12% Johnson - 1.53%
03/07/2017 10:18 AM
News for the week of March 16, 2017
Effective April 1, 2017, parking fees are changing for the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park and Thompson Creek Trail parking lots on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Parking lot fees for Saturday and Sunday mornings from opening until 10:00 a.m. will be $5.00 for every four hours, and will remain $3.00 for all other days and times.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be conducting maintenance in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park on Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park will be closed during that time. Rangers will close the park on Monday night and reopen the park on Thursday morning.
Residents are invited to participate in the California Public Utilities Commission’s decision-making process to introduce a new area code to the area now served by the 909 area code. The 909 area code is expected to use up all available prefixes by March 2019. On April 4 and April 5, 2017, the CPUC will host meetings for local jurisdictions and the public.
The March 7, 2017 Election is being run by Los Angeles County. Polling locations, results, and ballot information may be found at www.lavote.net.
03/07/2017 10:11 AM
Claremont was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
The City of Claremont invites artists to submit qualifications for a site-specific outdoor public art installation to be exhibited in front of City Hall. Local artists are encouraged to apply.
The Southern California Gas Company will be upgrading or replacing 50 to 60 pipeline valves this year to further enhance the safety of its system.
Court Issues Tentative Ruling Granting Golden State Water Company over $7.5 Million in Claimed Litigation Expenses and Costs
A new insect is threatening Claremont’s Urban Forest. The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) is a new insect that surfaced here in California just a few short years ago, and has now made its way into Claremont with the potential to kill many of Claremont’s stately trees. The insect carries a pathogenic fungal disease that can kill trees. There is a wide host of trees that the borer goes after, but the most susceptible trees that are of concern in Claremont are the California Sycamore and Coast Live Oak trees.
On Tuesday, January 31, the City Council voted to proceed with preparing an appeal of the water decision made at the trial court. On December 9, 2016, Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin ruled against the City of Claremont in its eminent domain case to acquire the Claremont Water System from Golden State Water. The decision came after six weeks of trial and a detailed objection brief from the City.
02/01/2017 4:13 PM
The City Council passed a resolution "Affirming the City's Long Standing Commitment to Diversity and Safeguarding the Civil Rights, Safety, and Dignity of All People" on January 24, 2017. The Council listened to 109 speakers before casting their votes.
Staff has begun to mark off and prepare select sidewalk locations for repair.
01/05/2017 7:50 AM