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  • Business Crime Watch Seminar 04/20/17

    04/20/2017 8:57 AM

  • Commercial Burglary Prevention 04/13/17

    04/17/2017 10:19 AM

  • Commercial Burglary Suspect Arrested 03/08/17

    04/17/2017 10:11 AM

  • Sexual Predator Arrested 02/07/17

    04/17/2017 10:09 AM

  • Burglary Suspect Arrested 02/07/17

    04/17/2017 10:03 AM

  • Shooting at Super King Market 02/07/17

    04/17/2017 9:57 AM

  • CHWP Parking Fee Increase

    Effective April 1, 2017, parking fees have changed 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.


  • Claremont Named Tree City USA

    Claremont was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.


  • Court Issues Tentative Ruling in Litigation Costs

    Court Issues Tentative Ruling Granting Golden State Water Company over $7.5 Million in Claimed Litigation Expenses and Costs


  • Insect Threatens Claremont's Trees: Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer

    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.


  • City Council Moves Forward with Appeal Process on Water System

    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

  • City Council Passes Resolution Affirming the City's Commitment to Diversity

    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.


  • Sidewalk Repairs

    Staff has begun to mark off and prepare select sidewalk locations for repair.

    01/05/2017 7:50 AM

  • Mayor's Statement on Court Decision

    Mayor Sam Pedroza issued a statement on the Court's decision against the City in its eminent domain case.

    12/13/2016 6:39 PM

  • Court Issues Final Decision in Eminent Domain Case

    12/13/2016 3:00 PM

  • City Files Objections To Judge's Tentative Decision

    The City filed its objections to the Judge's Tentative Decision in the City's Right to Take trial for the Claremont Water System on November 23, 2016. The City expects the judge to review the objections and issue a final decision at the end of December.

    11/30/2016 1:58 PM

  • Islamic Center of Claremont Letter of Support from Mayor Pedroza

    Over the weekend, several mosques in the Los Angeles were sent hateful letters. The Islamic Center of Claremont, located on Garey Avenue in Pomona, received one of the letters. The Mayor sent a letter of support to the Islamic Center on November 29, 2016. The City of Claremont and Claremont Police Department want to express our support for our Muslim community and reassure our residents that hate and racism will not be tolerated in Claremont. Claremont remains a safe and inclusive community that embraces diversity and respect for all people.

    11/29/2016 5:10 PM

  • City Council Responds To Tentative Decision in Eminent Domain Case

    On November 16, 2016, the City Council held a special City Council meeting to discuss the litigation in closed session. During the closed session, the Council conferred with the legal team on the City’s response to the Statement of Tentative Decision. The City Council directed legal counsel to prepare a response to the Tentative Decision identifying any inaccuracies, omissions, and errors of law. The City’s response will cite evidence and testimony presented during the trial supporting its proposed acquisition of the system and related benefits. The Judge will then have an opportunity to reevaluate the Tentative Decision and issue an order or judgement. Read the Statement

    11/17/2016 5:49 PM

  • Judge Issues Tentative Decision Against City in Water System Acquisition Trial

    The Honorable Judge Fruin of the Los Angeles Superior Court issued a tentative decision in the City’s eminent domain case to acquire the Claremont Water System. Judge Fruin’s decision favors Golden State Water, finding it in the public’s best interest for the system to remain as a private investor-owned utility. The City has fifteen days to submit comments arguing against the tentative decision. A final decision will be issued once Judge Fruin considers the comments submitted by both parties. Should the final decision be against the City, the City Manager will forward a recommendation to the City Council to discuss the appeal process.

    11/10/2016 5:19 PM

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    City of Claremont Announces New Police Chief

    On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, City Manager Tony Ramos announced the appointment of Captain Shelly Vander Veen as the new Chief of Police for the City of Claremont. Captain Vander Veen will assume the duties of Chief on November 23, 2016 following the retirement of Chief Paul Cooper.

    11/08/2016 7:30 PM

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