Friday, December 23, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
A Riverside woman was arrested Tuesday evening after being accused of vandalizing an antique at Viva Madrid, located at 225 Yale Ave.
Witnesses say Irma Nugent, 29, stumbled into a wooden confessional on display with a sign that forbid entering. Once inside, witnesses say Ms. Nugent began to destroy the antique.
Police located Ms. Nugent shortly after the incident walking along Second Street. Police arrested her on charges of vandalism and being drunk in public. The cost of repairs is unknown. Ms. Nugent says she only had 2 drinks and is not guilty of the vandalism charge.
See the COURIER's Saturday edition for more on the Police Blotter.
Keep the kids entertained during the holiday break at Studio Claremont’s Candy Ice Castle Art Camp Tuesday, December 27 through Friday, December 30, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
The morning art class will teach those of all ages how to make your own holiday Candy Ice Castle. The class is $110 with an additional $20 registration. All materials are included.Studio Claremont, led by artist Gabrielle Heide, provides art instruction for students ages 4 and up. Studio Claremont is located on the first floor of The Packing House at 522 W. First St. To reserve your child’s place in the camp, visit www.studioclaremont.com, call 626-6137 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The Claremont Senior Program will host its annual holiday party tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Hall, located at 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Participants will be served a festive lunch and enjoy live entertainment, door prizes and a special visit from Old Saint Nick. Tickets are $5. For more information contact 399-5488.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Claremont’s TRACKS Teen Activity Center (TAC) is hosting its first annual toy drive now through Friday, December 16. All donations will be packaged and sent to a nearby shelter.
Donated toys may be dropped off at TAC located on the El Roble Intermediate School campus at 665 N. Mountain Ave. For more information call 399-5378.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Claremont’s Taylor Hall will host the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) public hearings on the Golden State Water Company’s proposed rate increases on Tuesday, December 6 at 2 and 6 p.m. An administrative law judge will preside over the hearing and all comments will be included in the company’s general rate case.
The public may comment or protest the rate increase at the public hearing, by e-mail, or writing to the Public Advisor's Office. All public comments are provided to the CPUC Commissioners and Administrative Law Judge assigned to the proceedings. Comments may be sent to the Public Advisor's Office at 320 W. Fourth St., Ste. 500 Los Angeles, CA 90013 or by e-mail to email@example.com
Friday, December 2, 2011
Resident will have the opportunity to fill the Metrolink with donated toys at 6: 30 p.m. on Saturday for the "Spark of Love Toy Drive," sponsored by ABC7 and Southland Firefighters.
For more information on this 2-day holiday event, visit www.ci.claremont.ca.us.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
current role as assistant city manager. He will begin as city manager in late December.
Mr. Ramos will replace Jeff Parker, who announced his resignation earlier this month. The Claremont City Council's decision to promote Mr. Ramos was unanimous.
“I am committed to this community and the public administration profession,” Mr.
Ramos said. “I pledge to all of you with every bit of my being that I will continue to work
tirelessly with commitment and with the passion I have had for this city for the past 6
$198,000. He will also receive an additional $1000 a month in deferred compensation
plus an extra $1194 monthly to be used for medical benefits. Fifty percent of the medical
benefits that remain unused will be placed in Mr. Ramos’ deferred compensation plan.
Mr. Ramos’ total for salary and benefits is $224,328 annually, up from his current salary
of $176,806 as assistant city manager.
He will contribute his 8 percent Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
contribution and will receive cost of living adjustments similar to other employee groups.
Mr. Ramos will also receive a vehicle with maintenance and insurance covered by the