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  • Rainy Weather Predicted - Sandbags Now Available at Local Fire Stations (Nov 26, 2014)

    Rainy Weather Predicted - Sandbags Now Available at Local Fire Stations

    With the potential for rain in the forecast, the City and Los Angeles County Fire Department have partnered together to provide Claremont residents with access to sandbags. When properly filled and placed sandbags have the ability to redirect storm and debris flows away from homes and improvements.

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  • Council Approves Resolutions of Necessity (Nov 26, 2014)

    Council Approves Resolutions of Necessity

    At its meeting on November 25, 2014, Claremont City Council held a public hearing to consider Resolutions of Necessity for acquisition of the Claremont Water System by eminent domain.

    During that hearing, Golden State Water and the community had an opportunity to address the City Council and learn important information on the acquisition. City Manager Tony Ramos gave a presentation giving historical background on the acquisition process and summarizing a list of findings determining that the acquisition was in the public's best interest. City Manager Ramos also gave a description of the property to be acquired which incorporates all of Claremont and small sections of Montclair, Pomona, Upland, and unincorporated Los Angeles County. All sections of the system were included to minimize any negative impacts of acquiring the system to the affected property owners.

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  • El Roble Free E-Waste Collection Event (Nov 24, 2014)

    El Roble Free E-Waste Collection Event

    El Roble Junior High 8th Grade is partnering with Greenway Recycling to present a free Electronic Waste Collection Event on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 8 am to 1pm. The event will take place at the Wheeler Steffen Building located at 500 W. Foothill Blvd. Electronic waste items that will be collected include: computer monitors, TVs, cameras, phones, copiers, VCRs, DVD players, fax machines, laptops, and more. Large appliances or bulky items can be scheduled for pick up by calling (909)518-7943. Cell phone batteries and fluorescent light bulbs will not be accepted.

  • Overnight Parking Exemptions (Nov 24, 2014)

    Overnight Parking Exemptions

    Overnight Parking citations will not be written on the following dates. You may park your vehicle on the street without obtaining an exemption.

    November 28th 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Thursday night, November 27th to the evening of Friday November 28th.

    December 25th 2:00am-6:00am and December 26th 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Wednesday night, December 24th to the evening of Friday, December 26th.

    January 1st 2:00am-6:00am and January 2nd 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Wednesday night, December 31st to the evening of Friday January 2nd.

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  • Council Schedules Public Hearing on Water System Acquisition (Nov 19, 2014)

    Council Schedules Public Hearing on Water System Acquisition

    On November 4, Claremont voters approved Measure W by over 71%.

    The City Council will hold a public hearing on November 25, 2014 to consider a "Resolution of Necessity" - a resolution determining the necessity of the acquisition and whether it is in the best public interest. During that hearing, the community and GSW will have an opportunity to address the City Council and learn important information on the potential acquisition.

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  • March 3, 2015 Municipal Election (Nov 12, 2014)

    March 3, 2015 Municipal Election

    Three City Council members will be elected at the upcoming March 3, 2015 General Municipal Election, each to a full four-year term of office. Eligible candidates shall be residents and registered voters of the City.

    The nomination period for candidates will begin on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 a.m., and will close on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. In the event an incumbent does not file nomination papers by the December 8 deadline, the nomination period for any candidate other than the incumbent is extended to Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Holiday Party - Tickets Available! (Oct 29, 2014)

    Holiday Party - Tickets Available!

    Join us for a delicious holiday meal, live entertainment, a visit from Santa, and other surprises along the way. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 11 at Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance. Purchase tickets now!

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  • Give Back to the Claremont Senior Program (Nov 25, 2014)

    Give Back to the Claremont Senior Program

    The Claremont Senior Program provides much needed, highly valued services and opportunities for older adults. Without the support of the community, this wouldn't happen! The Claremont Senior Foundation is holding their annual Friends Campaign to raise monies to support these opportunities and services. Funds received are used to enhance programs for seniors at Joslyn, Blaisdell, and Hughes, as well as throughout our community. Gifts may be made by check to the Claremont Senior Foundation, Inc., and submitted to the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave.

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  • Measure W Passes (Nov 5, 2014)

    Measure W Passes

    Claremont voters have approved Measure W by a significant margin, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder preliminary General Election results. The unofficial results show the measure winning 71.38% of the vote. The County will certify official results by the end of the month.

    The passage of Measure W authorizes the City to borrow up to $135 million in bonds for the purpose of purchasing Claremont's water system, currently owned by Golden State Water Company (GSW). The Claremont City Council voted unanimously in July of this year to place the local bond measure on the ballot due to rising water rates and citizen complaints about lack of local control.

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  • Watering City Trees (Oct 6, 2014)

    Watering City Trees

    As hot temperatures stretch into the early fall, please remember that City trees require supplemental water.  Per Claremont's Municipal Code, property owners are responsible for watering City-owned street trees located on their property.  Given the current drought conditions impacting California, it is important that City trees are watered properly to provide adequate water while still conserving precious water resources. 

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  • Emergency and Public Safety Alert System (Jun 30, 2011)

    Emergency and Public Safety Alert System

    Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency and Public Safety Alert Program. This emergency notification system enables the City to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods, criminal activity and emergency preparedness information.

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  • Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers (Sep 28, 2010)

    Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers

    The Claremont Police Department is a proud member of Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers.  Click here to report anonymous crime tips.

  • "Too Toxic To Trash" - Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup (Nov 19, 2014)

    "Too Toxic To Trash" - Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

    Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste the right way on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Claremont Corporate Yard; 1616 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont CA 91711.

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