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Oct. 2, 2022

Jed Leano, Candidate for re-election to City Council representing Dis…

Outspoken and active, Mayor Jed Leano has spent the last four years being a catalyst for change. Despite a full campaign schedu…

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Sept. 29, 2022

Six Decades in Water: Incumbent Candidate for TVMWD Director, Brian B…

Brian Bowcock, the long-serving, incumbent candidate for Director of the Three Valleys Municipal Water Department, Division 3, br…

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Sept. 18, 2022

"We need a real climate change plan, or we are in trouble." Jeff Han…

Jeff Hanlon , a first-time candidate for Board Director of the Three Valleys Municipal Water District (TVMWD), Division 3, is is …

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Sept. 5, 2022

Never Give Up; Claremont Mayor Pro Tem Ed Reece recounts his life's m…

Claremont's Mayor Pro Tem, Ed Reece is one of the city's core group of people who are focused on, and dedicated to service to the…

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Sept. 3, 2022

The quality of aging is a choice - Jennifer and Adam Smith of The Exe…

Everyone makes choices in their lives; circumstances change, jobs can disappear, and many have a desire to do something on their …

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Sept. 2, 2022

Newcomers Access Center's Anne Thorward, President, shares news & upd…

The Newcomers Access Center is a non-profit dedicated to assisting those who choose Claremont when coming to America, often from …

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Sept. 1, 2022

Employment Means Success! Kari Anderson, EMS' CEO, relates how EMS he…

In one of the most informative yet casual, conversational and sometimes tangential interviews, Kari Anderson , the CEO of Employm…

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Aug. 28, 2022

CLASS is in SESSION! Trusted Canna Nurse Megan Mbengue announces the…

Trusted Canna Nurse ' s professional team of experts - Megan Mbengue , BSN, RN, CHPN and Kathy Simmons , BSN, RN - are bringing…

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Aug. 23, 2022

“GUN TRAGEDIES are 100% preventable...the solutions are COMMON SENSE”…

Claremont's Wendy Ramallo thought she had found "it" several times over - California's sun, law school, working at Los Angeles hi…

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Aug. 22, 2022

Claremont's Clayton Becker provides his own unique perspectives on so…

Clayton Becker has accomplished more than most in the years since graduating from Claremont High School, but to some, locally, he…

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Aug. 17, 2022

The Happy Crowd Finale!! Moments before their final Memorial Park Sh…

The Concerts in the Park are a summer staple in Claremont, and The Happy Crowd has been one of the most beloved groups for over t…

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Aug. 12, 2022

Reducing individual water use vs. more new housing: Effective...or Fu…

Given the drought situation at present, taking measures to reduce residential and personal water consumption only seems to make s…

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Aug. 9, 2022

New Housing vs. Adequate Water Supply - a Choice? LA Times writer Li…

In the first of three interviews focusing on whether the objectives for more - and more affordable - housing in Claremont are a g…

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Aug. 7, 2022

Rt. 66 is ON! Kiwanians Julie Martin and Raul Rodriguez spill the det…

If you want to party in the west, the Kiwanians' party is the best. Get your kicks at (The Kiwanis') Route Sixty-Six...party. (wi…

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July 16, 2022

The Winter's Tale - Shakespeare Presented As Intended: Randy Lopez, C…

Randy Lopez, CEO of Ophelia's Jump, Executive Director of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce and one of the most recognized folks…

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July 15, 2022

Should Claremont tax medicine? Megan Mbengue - RN, CannaNurse and pa…

During a recent City Council meeting's Public Comment, Megan Mbengue was a standout participant, and conveyed a concise and cogen…

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July 10, 2022

AL FRESCO EDITION @ THE RAVELERS' FOURTH OF JULY MEMORIAL PARK CONCER…

As the afternoon cooled off and the Ravelers' music kept getting hotter and keeping the crowd energized, my luck held with three …

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July 6, 2022

AL FRESCO EDITION @ THE RAVELERS' FOURTH OF JULY MEMORIAL PARK CONCER…

What better time to try to talk to people than when one of Claremont's favorite rock 'n roll bands - The Ravelers - is tearing it…

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July 2, 2022

Al Fresco Edition @ Friday Night Live: Four brave souls take a turn s…

Claremont Speaks - Al Fresco Edition continues with four brave souls accepting the invitation to speak their minds at a couple of…

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June 26, 2022

"People NEED art - it is not just a luxury": Seth Pringle, Co-Curator…

The Claremont Lewis Museum of Art is one of Claremont's emerging art venues, bringing some of the best of the best art, in many f…

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June 26, 2022

Gun Violence Protest - Indivisible Claremont's members express themse…

In another Al Fresco edition, Claremont Speaks went to the corner of Indian Hill and Foothill (Claremont's Protest Grounds of Cho…

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June 20, 2022

Combating Ageism: Kathryn Mora, former professional clown, comedian a…

Kathryn Mora has spent many years marching to her own drum, having been a SoCal journalist, a professional clown, a standup comed…

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June 6, 2022

The Healthy Mind; Rimmi Hundal, Tri-City Mental Health Services' Exec…

Amongst Claremont's plethora of unique and valuable people, businesses and services, Tri-City Mental Health Services might best f…

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June 2, 2022

Kim Peeples, proprietor of Claremont's Vom Fass, discusses her life-p…

Visitors come to Claremont for a variety of reasons, including "finding what you can't find anywhere else" - and Vom Fass, Clare…

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