A stolen vehicle led police in a car pursuit followed by a foot pursuit through Claremont neighborhoods on August 24, 2016. Three suspects were apprehended and a fourth is still at large.
Julia Waters, left, Orin Waters, Maxine Waters, and Claudia Lennear sing “Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong” Tuesday evening at Rose Hills Theater on the Pomona College campus. The performance followed a screening of the Academy Award winning film, “20 Feet From Stardom” that featured the Waters siblings and Ms Lennear. The film examines the lives of backup musicians during the 1960 and 1970s.
John Sedar catches his breath after crossing the finish line of the 2014 Claremont Village Freedom 5000 on Friday. The starting and finishing line was on Yale Avenue, between Sycamore Elementary School and Memorial Park. Volunteers were waiting in the park to congratulate runners and give them water after the race.
Parents and children play with bubbles on Monday at the Concert in the Park near the concession area. The City of Claremont and the Claremont Kiwanis Club sponsor the summer concert series, with proceeds of the concessions funding the bands.
Concert attendees dance to the reggae sounds of the band Upstream on Monday in Memorial Park. Dancers of all ages crowded the area in front of the stage and at one point joined in a conga line. Next Monday’s band is the classic rock band LCR.
Peter M. Small dresses up as President George Washington at the Claremont Public Library, Thursday. Acting as Washington, Mr. Small explained the reason for President Washington’s serious expression in his portrait was because the artist who painted it had Mr. Washington remove his fake teeth.
Corrie Hernandez and Majed Labib demonstrate their support for Gaza and peace in the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, on Wednesday at the intersection of Indian Hill Boulevard and Foothill Boulevard. Mr. Labib said he tries to come out everyday and will continue to be there until some kind of resolution is reached.
Peter Yang, 18 months, enjoys the wading pool at Memorial Park, Tuesday. Claremont opened two wading pools this summer, Memorial Park and El Barrio Park, for children ages five and younger. Both are open from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Memorial Park’s wading pool is open Monday through Friday, and El Barrio Park’s wading pool is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The wading pools will close for the summer on August 22nd.
Bruce Cornell impresses Mountain View day campers with wheelies on Thursday at an assembly in Mountain View Elementary’s multipurpose room. Before the assembly Mr. Cornell said that after spending time with him and seeing that he can still do sports and vigorous activity, the kids did not see a person in a wheelchair; they just saw a person. He told stories of playing sports like basketball and tennis and showed television clips of him waterskiing and skiing.
Incoming freshman Arianna Huizar walks through the Welcome Arch near the 800-quad at Claremont High School’s Freshmen Orientation on Wednesday. Student counselors and activity members cheered for each freshman that passed between them.
Scripps class of ‘94 alumna Nonie Creme, Founding Creative Director of Colour Prevails and Butter London beauty product brands gives the keynote speech at Scripps College’s 84th Annual Commencement, Saturday. She told graduates and attendees how her Scripps education prepared her for life’s path and how it gave her an advantage when creating non-toxic nail lacquers: she knew about paint from her studies at Scripps and the demand for hand-mixed nail polish was high. She reminded the graduates that they would call on their classmates, just as she called on three of her classmates to help her with the speech she was giving.
Scripps College Bachelor degree candidates walk through the wooden double-doors of Denison Library to Elm Tree Lawn on Scripps’ campus for the 84th Annual Commencement, Saturday. The doors have become a symbol – they are only open to these women twice in their undergraduate careers – when they enter college and when they graduate the institution.
Recent Claremont Graduate University graduate, Jeffrey Moran runs down the ramp at CGU’s 87th Annual Commencement Exercise after receiving his diploma for Executive Masters of Business Administration at Harvey Mudd Quadrangle, Saturday. He is an anticipated summer 2014 candidate.