Claremont’s City Council member and former Mayor Jed Leano is running in the 2024 California State Assembly election for the 41st district. TSL interviewed Leano to ask him about the campaign, his goals and what the 7C community should know about him and his candidacy. This conversation has been edited
The Claremont City Council is defending its decision to reject granting an easement to Larkin Place, a proposed affordable housing development, after being accused of violating state of California housing law.
Shine created Juicebox, a solar powered micro-grid that provides light, electricity and heat for communities affected by natural disaster.
The student-run Draper Center program Pomona Employment Partners is tackling the Californian homeless crisis, working to eliminate unemployment in the city of Pomona by acting as one-on-one employment case managers. “I came to the conclusion that employment assistance [is] an area where college students seem uniquely positioned to help people experiencing homelessness,” founder Sophie Roe PO ’19 said.