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Claremont Speaks

Claremont Speaks...an improved venue for Claremont to express views and opinions on important issues, learn about events and discover interesting people and businesses. Claremont Speaks' goal is to provide an effective means for people to be truly heard in an unrestricted and uncensored forum, in their own words and voice.

Recent Episodes

Jan. 6, 2023

Stand up, Speak up, and Be Valued; Kathryn Mora discusses using your …

Returning guest Kathryn Mora - a favorite writer for the Claremont Courier's readers and one of Claremont Speaks most popular guests - returns to the microphone to relate a story about a recent outpatient visit in which the s...

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Dec. 26, 2022

Random Shorts 2022: Nancy James on the Happy Crowd and Claremont's se…

The Random Shorts series is an effort to post the several short but enjoyable interviews that, unfortunately, had to be temporarily set aside (not forgotten) due to life, time and scheduling constraints. As everyone was leavi...

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Dec. 25, 2022

Random Shorts, 2022 - Miguel Farer, Competitive Cyclist, talks about …

One warm evening, during the summer concert series, when most everyone else was not so interested, Claremont resident and experienced competitive cyclist Miguel Farer was kind enough to take the microphone and talk with Clare...

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Dec. 24, 2022

Random Shorts 2022: Lori and Hector, enjoying the Happy Crowd's Last …

During the year, the hardworking staff at Claremont Speaks sometimes ventures into the wilds of Claremont, armed only with a field recorder and a couple of microphones, in hopes of speaking to everyday people about everyday s...

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Dec. 24, 2022

A Children's book...for everyone?: Author Marisa Nicely on her new bo…

Claremont loves their dogs; they go everywhere with them, and during a trip through the village, not seeing one being walked would be odd. Among those, few are more famous and beloved than "Ezer the Bagel", the star of a …

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Dec. 23, 2022

Can Claremont's Small Businesses Compete Against the Malls and "Big-B…

Claremont's business community is made up of many unique, specialized retail destinations and relatively few mega-corporate businesses; no "big-box" stores, no large malls, and few classic "fast food" establishments. Claremo...

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