City of trees? Claremont starting discussions on legalizing commercial cannabis

Budding conversations among Claremont residents may lead to legal dispensaries within city limits. Though personal recreational use is allowed, city leaders say the ultimate decision as to whether to welcome the commercial sale of cannabis will come down to community feedback. 

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CMC set to offer its inaugural Napier Initiative course this fall

Associate Professor of Psychology Sharda Umanath will teach Claremont McKenna College’s first Napier Initiative course, “Effective Learning Across the Lifespan,” which will engage about 12 undergraduates and six elders.

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The 5 to the 10: Wait, this is not Los Angeles — how white flight created the LA suburbs

Have you ever wondered why Claremont is so white? Southern California columnist Cassidy Bensko unpacks the white flight that created Los Angeles suburbs and the local politics that aim to keep them white.

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Bike, scooter, skateboard safety under scrutiny at 5Cs and in Claremont

Recent policies announced by CMC, Pomona College, HMC and the city of Claremont limit the use of student vehicles.

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Outdoor classes experience turbulence amid persistent plane noise

Interference from planes flying overhead has made outdoor classes tricky, especially when students are also muffled by wearing masks.

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LA County’s indoor mask mandate is back in effect

Cases of the Delta variant are spiking in Los Angeles County — and that means an indoor face covering requirement is back for everyone, vaccinated or not.

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Scripps College buys McAlister Center and surrounding property for $7 million

Scripps College bought the McAlister Center for Religious Activities and its surrounding property for $7.1 million in February, transferring ownership from The Claremont Colleges Services to the college. Future use of the building and land is “yet to be determined,”Scripps Special Projects Manager Celeste Day-Drake relayed via Scripps spokesperson Rachael

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