A tribute to Sal Piro and the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” community

On January 21, 2023, the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” Fan Club announced the passing of founder and president, Sal Piro. Members of the Rock Horror community have come together to honor his memory.

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After Tongva land reclamation, 5Cs reflect on Indigenous history, resources

For the first time in nearly two centuries, the first people who inhabited the Los Angeles area will have land of their own. Owing to an Oct. 10 donation from an Altadena resident, the Tongva, whose ancestral lands extend to the Channel islands, received the first returned plot of land

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Monarch Terrace residents get relief from eviction threats, following Claremont city council’s eviction moratorium

The Claremont City Council voted Tuesday evening to adopt a temporary urgency ordinance banning “renovictions” — forced evictions for renovation purposes — for six months, beginning Jan. 1, 2023, when COVID-19 tenant protections expire in Los Angeles County.  The vote comes after months of organizing by residents of Monarch Terrace

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Foothill Transit alters bus route, accommodates 5Cs but irritates greater community

Recently, a change in Foothill Transit’s bus route, which passes through Claremont, promises to better accommodate the 5Cs — but not everyone in the surrounding community is satisfied.

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Who ripped the Pitzer banner? Harvey Mudd dorm scavenger hunt leads to $5000 in damages

From flirting with grand theft auto to holding chickens captive, Harvey Mudd College’s annual Atwood Dorm Scavenger Hunt is sure to bring the house down — and maybe Pitzer College’s banner with it. This year’s Sept. 13 endeavor also left Mudders with a damage fee of $5,000 and a side of community service to pay back Pitzer. 

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One year later: Pomona’s Ultimate Meal Plan faces accessibility concerns with students

Pomona College’s decision to implement a compulsory Ultimate Meal Plan for all students living on campus last year has received mixed responses from students, including a petition this semester calling for the administration to make the meal plan optional. The adoption of the Ultimate Meal Plan was announced April 21,

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