Facing potential litigation, Claremont denies state’s claim that it broke housing laws over Larkin Place

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.

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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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What’s going on with Larkin Place? Legal troubles loom for Claremont over affordable housing initiative

Throughout Claremont’s residential areas, many homes have signs on their front lawns reflecting both support and opposition for Larkin Place, a proposed affordable housing development for vulnerable populations in the city.

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Students lived alongside infected peers after CMC and Mudd ran out of isolation space

As COVID-19 cases surged to unprecedented levels at the 5Cs throughout April, Claremont McKenna College and Harvey Mudd College quickly found themselves in a complicated position: they didn’t have enough isolation space for everyone who tested positive.

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‘It looked like a scene out of Titanic’: Pomona students’ belongings ruined in Mudd flood

A seemingly ordinary Monday night turned into a disaster for some Pomona College students when the Mudd Hall basement flooded with a foul-smelling black water around 10 p.m. April 4.

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OPINION: Forcing unvaccinated students to Oasis endangers public health

The Pomona College administration is ignoring basic public health guidance by forcing students with medical exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination to move to the Oasis apartments and bundling them together in shared spaces, writes guest columnist Gabe Schuhl PO ‘25.

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Film files: You don’t get to hate ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ unless you love it

Though its exploration of gentrification can be shallow, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is a heartfealt meditation on the meaning of a home, argues film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.

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