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WORKERS FOR JUSTICE Pomona College cafeteria workers work toward a union
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COURIER photos/Steven Felschundneff Rolando Araiza, left, and Christian Torres lead a march of Pomona College food workers through the Smith Center on Thursday. The workers are fighting to unionize in an effort to get higher pay.

Inside today’s paper
Find out what’s on this Pitzer student’s mind
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Keck Graduate Institute welcomes two new faces

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Dorothy Crutchfield reacts to the comments of union organizers on Thursday during a walk-out staged by Pomona College food workers.

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Enough is enough
Dear Editor: The California Chamber of Commerce is funding a politically partisan ad attacking Jerry Brown, Democratic candidate for Governor. The Chamber has bought more than one million dollars of television time in this week alone. Some of the money for it came from the Claremont Chamber, which is a member of the California Chamber. The city of Claremont spends taxpayer dollars to pay the Claremont Chamber to promote Claremont businesses (which is what its own members pay it to do anyway), so the Claremont Chamber can afford to help bankroll political ads like these. Either the city should stop paying money to the Chamber, or the city’s contract should specify that all of the Chamber’s moneys from all sources must be spent to promote the city’s own businesses, not sent to a statewide partisan lobby like the California Chamber. Ditto no money to the U.S. Chamber. Recent news stories have reported that the U.S. Chamber will spend $144 million this year on lobbying and $50 million on efforts to defeat congressmembers who voted for health insurance reform. Taxpayers’ money should not support selfserving lobbying and one-sided politicking. When good government advocates have tried to reduce the influence of money in politics by offering public funds to candidates who give up private fund-raising, certain interests have objected that taxpayer funds should not pay for politicking. Yet these same interests want taxpayer funds to enable one-sided politicking, which in this case is usually against the interest of the broader public, because it is usually anti-consumer, anti-employee, anti-small investor and anti-environment. What hypocrites! City council members who vote to fund the Chamber with our tax dollars, while allowing the Chamber to fund the highly partisan state and national Chambers, must be held accountable at their next election, not only for the reasons above, but also because that money could have been used to preserve city services which are instead being cut or to better promote Claremont businesses which generate tax revenue to preserve our services.

Managing Editor Kathryn Dunn
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This is not a pro- or anti-business issue. This is an issue of whether our tax dollars are used to benefit Claremont businesses and residents or to benefit statewide and nationwide special interest lobbying and partisan politicking.
Bob Gerecke Zephyr Tate-Mann Democratic Club of Claremont

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Vanishing Healthcare Promises
Dear Editor: It’s becoming obvious the Democrats’ massive government takeover of healthcare is not as it was promoted. We were told if you like your coverage, you can keep it. But since the bill passed, we hear that businesses of all sizes are going to have to cut or cancel healthcare benefits for their employees and retirees. That affects my family directly as a retiree with a company healthcare plan. It’s only been a few weeks and the broken promises are being exposed right and left. What’s next? Will I have to suffer through rationed care since I am over 65? Our congressman, David Dreier, was right to oppose the Democrats’ takeover plan. I support his approach to bipartisan healthcare reform that would bring down costs and make coverage more affordable. I am thankful that Congressman Dreier is continuing to fight for us.
Algird Leiga Claremont

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COURIER photos/Steven Felschundneff Pomona College food service workers pause outside Bridges Auditorium on Thursday during a labor action on campus. The workers carried signs and chanted in both Spanish and English during the half hour march around campus.

Union effort at Pomona College gets student support

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n an effort to create a workers union, dining hall employees at Pomona College have rallied wide-spread support from the students they feed on a daily basis.
Citing low wages, un-guaranteed working hours during the summer months and other grievances, workers believe forming a union will give them a united voice in communicating work-place problems to the college administration. Of the 70 dining hall staff at the college, 63 have signed a petition that was delivered to Pomona College President David Oxtoby in March. The petition calls for the college administration to recognize the employees as a collective bargaining unit when a majority of them have signed Union authorization cards. Nearly 60 percent of Pomona College students have also signed the petition, said student organizer Claire Cahen. The movement began over the summer after workers met with administration officials but were not guaranteed working hours for during the 3 months over the summer, said dining hall staffer Maria Garcia, while speaking at a panel discussion hosted by the Pomona Student Union on Tuesday. “We talked to the administration one year ago,” said Ms. Garcia, a 10-year employee of Pomona College who earns $10.55 per hour. “There was no resolution. We didn’t hear anything back from them. And now we are united more than ever before.” Rolando Araiza, a cook at Pomona College for the last 5 years earning $9.50 an hour, complained about low wages, high insurance premiums, understaffed shifts and poor communication between the workers and the administration. Mr. Araiza also said employees are intimidated into not reporting injuries after a co-worker, Isabella Sanchez, was fired following an injury sustained on the job. “They mistreated her,” he said. “When she came back to work with restrictions, she was told that she didn’t

have a job any more. We can be fired for any reason, and that’s not right. People have families to take care of.” College officials say they are not opposed to a workers union but do not want to be silenced in the process through a neutrality agreement. “We have no objection to a union,” said Karen Sisson, Vice President and Treasurer for Pomona College. “I want to be clear about that. If the workers decide to organize and form a union, we have no problem with that. But we do not support a neutrality agreement which would require the administration to remain silent on the unionization issue. No dialogue can take place when only one voice is being heard.” Workers and students believe a card check system for unionization will protect them from the use of intimidation tactics by the administration that could be employed under the National Labor Relations Board process, which the college advocates. “Workers are twice as likely to report intimidation through the NLRB process as through a card check,” Ms. Cahan said. “And only one in 5 NLRB elections actually result in moving on to the second round of the process towards unionization.” Meanwhile, the administration says workers could be coerced into voting for a union against their will under the card check system. “We regard them as not a confidential process,” Pomona College President David Oxtoby said. “The opinions of the workers are not private with that system, and when they’re not private, they are subject to pressure as opposed to going into a ballot box where no one knows how you vote.” Roughly 40 student organizers are involved in the effort to support the workers’ attempt to unionize. Along with research and public outreach, the students have created a website for the cause at workersforjustice.org. In 1999, a similar effort to unionize using the card check system was made by dining hall staff throughout the Claremont Colleges, said Pomona College professor Jerry Irish. But the Council of Presidents at the time did not sup-

Pomona College food service workers march through Smith Center on Thursday during a labor action on campus.

port the unionization effort and the effort failed. Students and workers claim that then Pomona College President Peter Stanley and food service provider Aramark intimidated workers away from the unionization effort.
— Tony Krickl

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Informatics seminar explores e-records in health care

Participants in the Spring Health Informatics Workshop listen to speaker Mike Marable at Claremont Graduate University.

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laremont Graduate University hosted the Spring Health Informatics Seminar this week, bringing together experts from the field to promote a better understanding of the complexities of electronic medical records and the importance of standards in the health care field.
Held on campus Thursday and Friday, the event attracted over 125 attendees from doctors to students, acCOURIER photos/Steven Felschundneff ademics and business leaders. Samir Chaterjee listens to Mike Marable speak on Thursday during the Spring Health Informatics Workshop Among the topics covered were deployment issues at Claremont Graduate University. for electronic health records, what health care industry Matt Hutter, Administrative Director of the School can learn from social networks, the role of regional program in health information management, one of the few programs of its kind and the only one in the state of of Information Systems and Technology, said graduates health information exchanges and the emerging wireCalifornia. of the program can become leaders in the field of health less health care technologies. care IT as medical offices and hospitals around Keynote speaker Don Detmer, Professor the country transition to using electronic medof Medical Education at the University of ical records. Virginia and a policy expert, spoke about The masters program was launched in 2007 the benefits and challenges of using elecand will see its first graduating class of 8 stutronic medical records. dents this May. Graduates can expect to have caHe said electronic records can streamline reers in traditional data management, database patient care and reduce medical errors by engineering, security and networking, Mr. Hutkeeping more accurate records. Financial ter said. incentives adopted by Congress in 2009 — Tony Krickl through the economic stimulus package should help physicians make the transition, he said. But Dr. Detmer warned that more human capital and health IT experts will be needed to make the transition smoother. “You can spend money on information technology but not necessarily see the benefit,” Dr. Detmer said. “It’s how you spend the money and how you use the technology. And that’s based more on human intelligence than on the technology itself.” CGU is hoping to provide some of that Don Eugene Detmer of the University of Virginia delivered the keynote Samir Chaterjee keeps time for a presenter on Thursday during the Spring Health human capital through its masters degree address at the Spring Health Informatics Workshop.
Informatics Workshop.

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Friedman, Sommer bring wealth of experience to KGI

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ity of Hope Chief Executive Officre Michael Friedman and MEDomics President Steve Sommer are the 2 newest faces to join Keck Graduate Institute.

Dr. Sommer was announced as the new KGI professor of research on March 29th and the graduate school followed up with another announcement 3 days later of Dr. Friedman’s appointment to the KGI Board of Trustees. “It wasn’t just my personal respect for Sheldon Schuster that led me to accept this position but also my respect for Keck Graduate Institute as an institution,” said Dr. Friedman, when asked why he became a KGI trustee. “Sheldon is a personal friend and I have an enormous amount of respect for him and think he’s doing a wonderful job as the director.” As the professor of research, Dr. SomPhoto special to the COURIER mer will head KGI’s Dr. Steve Sommer new Laboratory of Personalized Genetics. KGI’s reputation is one of the reasons he wanted to join the graduate institute. “I had interactions with some of the faculty and found them to be a very impressive group of people,” Dr. SomFriday, April 2 A mother was arrested for child endangerment after her 2 children were found walking around in the neighborhood unattended. Around 8 a.m., a neighbor found the 4year-old and 3-year-old children on the sidewalk near Mountain Avenue and Arrow Highway. Police were called and determined that the children lived at a home on the 200 block of Piedmont Avenue. Police went to the home and found the children’s mother, 32-year-old Melinda Brage, asleep in the garage. She was unaware of the children’s whereabouts. Police determinedt that the children’s grandfather dropped off the children at the home the previous evening by letting them in through the back door. The man did not verify that anyone was home at the time and the mother was not aware that her children were in the home. The woman was sleeping in the garage because she had used boric acid throughout the home to fumigate it for pests.

mer said. “Keck Graduate Institute seemed like a very and director of City of Hope’s Clinical Molecular Diaggood environment and I was impressed with the leader- nostic Laboratory. ship.” “Dr. Sommer is one of the prolific researcher scholars Before he joined City of Hope in 2003, Dr. Friedman we have at KGI,” said James Sterling, KGI vice president served as senior vice president of research and develop- of academic affairs and dean of faculty. “His interest in ment at Searle and Pharmacia Corporation. He was also diagnostics for personalized medicine will help KGI exthe Food & Drug Administration’s deputy commissioner pand its presence in and acting commissioner from 1995-1999 and directed this field.” the Division of Cancer Treatment at the National Cancer Both Dr. Friedman Institute from 1983-1988. and Dr. Sommer are Dr. Friedman headed the University of California, San looking forward to Francisco Cancer Research Institute as an associate proserving in their new fessor for nearly a decade prior to joining the National positions and hope to Cancer Institute. He also holds a Doctorate in Medicine be of assistance to from the University of Texas and finished his postdocKGI’s current directoral training at Stanford University and the National tion any way they Cancer Institute. can. While Dr. Friedman plans to work with KGI on the “I’m hoping that development of new ways to help solve biomedical probwith my perspective lems, President Schuster hopes his appointment may lead as someone involved to more collaboration between KGI and City of Hope. in academia for a “We are very happy that Dr. Friedman has agreed to number of years and share his talent and experience with KGI,” said KGI with experience in Photo special to the COURIER President Schuster in a released statement. government posiDr. Michael Friedman “Having Dr. Friedman on our board is an opportunity tions, that I’ll be able for us to further strengthen that relationship.” to bring some of Dr. Sommer established MEDomics in 2008 with the those skills to help Keck [Graduate Institute],” Dr. Friedpurpose of providing mutation expert-based diagnosis to man said. support physicians in distributing personalized medicine With a greater presence on campus as a professor, Dr. based on the patient genome. He is the author of more Sommer anticipates expanding his own research in rethan 300 published papers and holds 13 patents. gards to genetics and its relation to diseases such as canThe KGI professor of research received his medical cer. degree from Cornell University Medical College and his “I have 3 major interests,” he said. “One is the use of PhD in molecular biology from Rockefeller University. the revolutionary tool called next gene sequencing in perBefore founding MEDomics, he served as director of sonalized medicine, its DNA diagnosis and cancer diagCity of Hope’s Departments of Molecular Genetics and nosis and therapy.” —Landus Rigsby Molecular and Diagnosis, as well as being the founder termined the room where the couple was staying. Police entered the room and found Cassandra Henry and her husband Corry Henry. The couple was in possession of numerous identification cards, credit cards and gift cards. Police have determined many of the cards were stolen during distraction burglaries in Barstow and San Diego, Claremont Police Lieutenant Shelly Vander Veen said. Ms. Henry was wanted in Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas and California for robbing and assaulting the elderly and nursing home patients. The woman would enter their homes and take money, credit cards and other things and use the cards to purchase items at local stores. The couple is being held at the Claremont Police Department jail pending an arraignment hearing. Before their arrest, they were being sought by the U.S. Marshals Mid-South Fugitive Task Force.
— Tony Krickl

police blotter
Police arrested Ms. Brage for child endangerment and for providing police with a false name upon initial contact. The Department of Children and Family Services took custody of the children during the woman’s arrest. *** A man who resisted police during a DUI checkpoint was arrested. Police held the checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on the 1500 block of Monte Vista Avenue. Around 7:15 p.m., the man was driving through the checkpoint when he was asked to show his driver license. The man did not have proper identification and was asked to exit the vehicle. When exiting his car, the man threw a methamphetamine pipe into an adjacent field and struggled with police officers who tried to restrain him. He was eventually placed in handcuffs and arrested. Alfanso Sanchez, 39, of Phelan was arrested for resisting police, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. Thursday, April 8 Claremont police made a high profile arrest involving a couple being sought by U.S. Marshals for several violent crimes against the elderly. At 2:47 a.m., Claremont police officer Kevin Bock was checking license plates at Howard Johnson at 721 S. Indian Hill Blvd. One of the plates was flagged for having several outstanding federal warrants by the registered owner. Officer Bock approached the clerk at the hotel and de-

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For the love of coffee
by Jan Wheatcroft

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really love coffee. My doctor says I shouldn’t drink it and I have watched how my blood pressure goes up after I have had a cup. It isn’t just the coffee that I love but it is going to a good cafe and drinking that delicious cup sitting amongst friends and companions. I have even written poems to my coffee passion. This one I wrote when I first tried to cut out coffee completely from my morning routine.
Brisk air and I am electrically alive. I decide to treat myself. I plan to have tea; fruit tea. Ordering the tea I hear myself saying, “a latte please with lots of hot milk.” Tea is nice. Its smell is reassuring, its flavor, delicate. However, I have chosen the assertiveness of coffee which arrives, a tall glass milky beige, speaking to me in colorcoded comfort. Without conscious movement I sink through the foam into the velvet smell. How could I choose tea when the coffee bean dances to such a pagan beat. I still feel the same pure pleasure each time I order and drink a latte but those occasions occur further apart. I drink plain green Japanese gemaicha (with roasted rice) tea in the mornings. I never sweeten hot drinks. When I travel I look for the perfect coffee bar or cafe and settle down with a local paper or a good book and enjoy the atmosphere even listening in to conversations around me and watching the performances of the locals

with their coffees. At home I have my favorite coffee bar and my favorite group of regulars who share a center table in the early mornings chatting, working LA Times puzzles, and forming bonds that link various unconnected individuals. This activity invigorates the beginnings of my day. Since I rarely buy a coffee at a later time I realize that it isn’t really just the coffee but it is the total experience and place that counts. Claremont has some nice places for a decent cup of coffee beyond restaurants. Besides the regulars newer cafes have opened or changed ownership in the past year or so. I have tried them all and am very glad that they are there. The West Village has the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf where the tables are full of people working on their laptops and a few regulars who sit outside and chat. I enjoy their coffee. Le Pain Quotidien offers coffees as well as freshly baked pastries and breads. At the Packing House a new cafe has opened, The Packing House Cafe where they serve Peets coffee. Finally folks in that area can easily pop out for a decent cup of coffee. Harvard Aveue has The Last Drop Cafe which under new ownership has energized the coffee drinkers and

snackers. I see regulars there seated around the umbrella tables after their early morning walks. There is Starbucks with a large patio and familiar blends and offerings. Full of Life offers coffee to those in the north end of the village. One can always get coffee with their bagels and their meals in the various restaurants just as most of the cafes have a variety of pastries and small meals to eat with the coffee. For me Some Crust is the one place where I can have it all, the companionship of my regular “gang” and a delicious latte made just how I like it best; a large, single shot, non fat latte with lots of foam. Yes, the “gang” is as important as the coffee to complete the total experience. I love the way the various “members” float in, pull up chairs and join the activity and then drift away as others arrive. It is a very evolving activity. The talk is good and I can sip away at my coffee being a part of a welcoming and stimulating group. Having made the choice to cut back on the coffee has meant I go there much less often and I miss the experience a great deal. I have tried a cup of tea and chat and it just isn’t the same for me. So it is mostly on Fridays that I go and then I can have my Greek chatting opportunity with our local Greek journalist as well. Yes, I can make coffee at home. I have a coffee brand from Trader Joes which is roasted with pinon nuts and is very good. I can even whip up the milk and make my own foam. It tastes good but it is just not the same. If I only have one coffee per week I don’t plan to waste it on a home brew, not when a great group of people and a good latte await me in the village.

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The facts on transit

Dear Editor: I am disappointed that the Claremont COURIER ran the article, Transit Racism: The Hidden Cost of the Gold Line (April 3, 2010), without checking the facts. The Gold Line extension is not a Metrolink project; it is a Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) project. Fares from MTA users—whether they travel by bus or use one of the light rail lines— are only part of the funding stream for the Gold Line project. The assertion that the Gold Line will only serve middle-class white people is unfortunate, because it is not true. Stops along the proposed line include cities like Azusa, which is majority Latino and has a median household income of $39,000 (per published reports). The terminus of the route is in Montclair; again, another majority Latino city with a median household income level of $43,000. As an avid user of public transportation myself, primarily Metrolink and local bus/rail lines in downtown Los Angeles, I am very interested in having more options for more public transportation available in our region. The Gold Line extension is an important step in the right direction.
Rebecca Coleman Claremont

readers’ comments
While I more that most, I suppose, appreciate a good lecture on the manifold virtues of our republican form of government as well as recognize the dangers of “a government un-tethered to any objective standard,” I wonder how it is Mr. Lyons would present an argument that itself is un-tethered to object it extols— i.e., our Constitution. In other words, Mr. Lyon’s appeal is based on the Constitution and yet he utterly ignores the words contained therein. Specially, I would draw Mr. Lyon’s attention to the Commerce Clause (U.S. Const. art. I, § 8, cl. 3). In it, one will see that Congress’ power “[t]o regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, […]” is in fact an enumerated power, which was fairly early in the Republic constructed to be “the power to regulate; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations, other than are prescribed in the Constitution” Gibbons v. Ogden (1824). That the contours of this vector of federal power have waxed and waned over the years cannot be denied. And in fact, one might have thought the court was on verge of scaling it back in 1995 and again in 2000 (I am referring to, of course, U.S. v. Lopez and U.S. v. Morrison, respectively). But not too long ago, the wide scope of this power was re-affirmed when the court ruled that the federal government’s position on medical marijuana preempted California Proposition 215— Gonzales v. Raich (2005). Imagine, an activity that in theory was to be completely insular to a state was touched by the Commerce Clause. As I recall, conservative Justice Scalia stated that “the power to enact laws enabling effective regulation of interstate commerce can only be exercised in conjunction with congressional regulation of an interstate market, and it extends only to those measures necessary to make the interstate regulation effective.” Now if it is within Congress’ power to keep people living in the State of California and with cancer from using marijuana to counteract the nasty side-effects of the chemo and steroids because such activities, in the aggregate, could affect the wider interstate, marijuana black market, then the effects of the health care industry’s practices on the national economy certainly seem to be properly within the federal government’s purview. Accordingly, and without resorting to

sectors in which the government has long competed with private enterprise (e.g., correspondent banking), it simply is not reasonable to argue that there is constitutional objection to health care reform. In other words, I am not saying health care reform is good or bad, simply that arguments that it is, on its face, unconstitutional are not valid. The weaknesses of Mr. Lyon’s argument, however, should no way take away from the fact he has at least consulted the Founders on this point. If I were him, however, I might hold back on attacking the “left-wing, secular religion” and instead challenge my own assumptions about how government works before I started in with the name calling.
Randall Gonzalez Claremont

No constitutional objection

CORRECTION The Sustainable Claremont Dialogue series lecture entitled, “The Bernard Field Station: What’s Behind the Fence?” given by BFS Manager Stephen Dreher will take place Monday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in The Hahn Building, Room 101, Pomona College, 420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. The COURIER incorrectly identified the lecture location as the Bernard Field Station in the Wednesday, April 7 Calendar.

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Douglas Lyon’s letter entitled “Understanding our unique government.”

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Fraser—Lukanin
Kristen Lee Fraser, the daughter of Larry and Leslie Fraser of Upland, and Igor A. Lukanin, the son of Nina Lukanin and the late Alexander Lukanin of Ekaterinberg, Russia, have announced their engagement. For 9 years, Ms. Fraser and Mr. Lukanin enjoyed a figure skating career, retiring only recently. They competed together at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, and again in 2006 in Torino, Italy. Ms. Fraser, who grew up in Upland, holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and currently serves as the director of figure skating at Floyd Hall in Montclair, New Jersey. Mr. Lukanin, a native of Russia, earned a bachelor’s degree from the State University of Sport in Moscow, Russia. He works as an ice skating coach and real estate agent. The couple resides in West Orange, New Jersey and will be wed on December 31, 2010 in Montclair, New Jersey.

Children’s Fund to host Annual Home Tour

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he Claremont/West End Auxiliary of Children’s Fund will host its annual tour of local homes Saturday through Sunday, April 24 and 25. All proceeds from the event will be donated to benefit the Inland Empire’s children in need.

Claremont’s chapter of the Children’s Fund of San Bernardino County is a non-profit organization which assists the community’s at-risk children, in particular those who have been abused, neglected, orphaned or are living in poverty. The Children’s Fund offers a variety of programs to benefit at-risk kids, including the Daily Referral Program, which specifically caters to children who are in immediate need of food, clothing, shelter, or medical attention. Other programs include the PANDA program, which provides infants with diapers, bottles, and other necessities, and the Children’s Assessment Center, which offers support to young victims of physical

and sexual abuse. One hundred percent of donations from the Children’s Fund’s tour of houses will go directly to kids in need. The tour, “Entertaining in Style,” includes an arts and crafts fair—featuring jewelry, candles, handbags, custom murals, home decorations and specialty foods—in addition to the four open homes. Three of the houses are located in Claremont, while one is in Upland. Each house on the tour is exceptional, historically

and architecturally diverse. The home in Upland is a remodeled Tuscan farmhouse with two kitchens, lavish gardens, and a guest house on the property. Another house with rich historical significance is a restored Claremont Victorian with a wrap-around porch, stone fireplace, and original stained glass windows. The tour’s other featured homes offer a more modern perspective of Claremont architecture. One of these includes an award-winning kitchen, designed by Hartman-Baldwin, with geometric aesthetics, a Viking stove, table and chairs designed by local craftsman Sam Maloof, and a magnificent canyon view. The other features an array of art its owners have collected over the past 25 years, and is also furnished with items pertaining to their family history. The homes will remain open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets for “Entertaining in Style” can be purchased for $25 each at various locations in Claremont, including the Claremont Heights Postal Center and Claremont Village Treasures. Admission at the door is $30. For more information, please contact Charlene Betts, Publicity Chair of the Claremont/West End Auxiliary Children’s Fund, at (909) 624-5781.
— Laura French

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Madeline Winn homemaker, devout Christian, Dodgers fan
Madeline Winn, age 94, died at her Claremont home with her family by her side on April 2, 2010. Born in Omaha, Nebraska on June 29, 1915 to James and Mary Carey, Ms. Winn grew up as one of 8 children whose ties were strong. On December 2, 1939, she married the love of her life, Louis “Luke” Gilbert Winn and together they raised 5 children. In 1968, when Mr. Winn purchased Pomona Paint and Paper Company, they moved to Claremont. Ms. Winn considered being a wife, mother, grandmother, friend and good Christian to be her greatest calling. Her family noted that she tirelessly committed herself to raising a strong family, keeping a welcoming home, being a true friend and serving as an active Christian. She loved tending to her home and garden, visiting with family and friends, serving her church and rooting for her favorite baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers. As an active member of Our Lady of her grandchildren, Brian Troffer and his wife Kanae, Rachelle Troffer, Kevin Troffer, Chris Vatcher and his wife Elena, Garrett Vatcher and his wife Amanda, Stephanie Winn, Tamara Nelson and Jonathan Nelson; and her greatgrandchildren, Zoe Troffer and Cheyenne, Leila and Miles Vatcher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke Winn, in 1986; and by her siblings, James, Jack, Bill, Tom, Helen and Katherine. Services were held at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church on April 8, 2010, followed by interment at Pomona Valley Memorial Park. Visitation and a rosary took place on April 7, 2010 at Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona.

Peggy G. Sturgis
the Assumption Catholic Church, Ms. Winn served as a member of the Catholic Daughters and the Eucharistic Ministry. She was also active in NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Ms. Winn is survived by her children, Jeanne Winn, Rosemary Troffer, Jim Winn, Janet Nelson and her husband Lloyd and Maureen Vatcher and her husband Mark; her sister, Rosemary Nolan; A memorial service celebrating the life of Peggy Gambill Sturgis, a longtime Claremont/Upland resident, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 600 N. Garey Ave., Pomona. Ms. Sturgis, a teacher, died at her Upland home, surrounded by family and friends, on April 2, 2010. Age 48, she had been battling cancer for nearly 2 years. Memorial donations may be made to the Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation (OCHSA Foundation), 1010 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92701. A more complete account of Ms. Sturgis’ life will be published in an upcoming edition of the COURIER.

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DESTINATION COLOMBIA:

Fulbright fellowship allows Pitzer student to go to South America

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itzer College senior Solamon Cruz Estin is hoping that his recent selection as a Fulbright Fellowship award winner will open up a world of opportunities.

His first stop will be to Colombia this summer, where Mr. Estin will be taking part in a 10-month project that will involve teaching English and researching the urban lifestyles of the Colombian people. Following his service in the South American country, he hopes to pursue a career in the international scene. “I will be an English teaching assistant where I’ll

probably work 20 hours a week teaching English directly to most likely high school students,” Mr. Estin explained. “I’ll be leading classroom discussions because my proposal revolves around the discussion of current events. Also, I want to look into the urbanization of the country and find out, for example, what made Colombian farmers relocate to cities.” The award was the cause of great celebration for Mr. Estin when he initially found he had won based on a large brown package he received in the mail. According to Mr. Estin, the fellowship represents the culmination of his hard work during his 4 years at Pitzer. “When I got the large brown package, I did my victory lap and I ran to Nigel Boyle’s office,” the 21-year-

old recalled. “At the same time, my mom was on the phone and I had tears coming out of my eyes. The feeling is overwhelming because I’ve wanted to do this since I was a first year student. I was reading the first time of the award letter over and over again because it was so hard to believe I had won it. It was a very emotional experience.” Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has awarded approximately 294,000 national and international students, scholars and professionals with grants to observe political, economic and cultural institutions, exchange ideas and embark on joint ventures
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of importance to the general welfare of the world’s inhabitants. Funding for the program comes from an annual congressional appropriation. The funding for 2009 totaled $234.9 million. Mr. Estin was one of 8 recipients announced as of Friday with more Pitzer College student and alumni winners to be revealed next week. Pitzer has led the nation in Fulbright Fellowships per thousand among U.S. colleges and universities since 2002. Along with his peers, Mr. Estin began the application process for the Fulbright Fellowship last September. Pitzer College offers workshops for students interested in applying for a Fulbright Fellowship that features interaction with Pitzer faculty and feedback from other students. “What makes there be so many Pitzer winners is the program,” Mr. Estin explained. “The amount of support you get in a very arduous process to crank out winning proposals is unique. What Pitzer does remarkably well is host a bi-weekly workshop where we brainstorm about different proposal ideas, we’re encouraged to write both a teaching and research proposal and there are a lot of peer reviews. I ended up submitting my 18th draft of my personal statement and my 17th draft of my proposal.” Professor of Political Studies Nigel Boyle said the number of Fulbright Fellowships among Pitzer students started to surge after 1997. According to Mr. Boyle, hosting Fulbright

workshops is just one of the reasons Pitzer College has experienced growth in fellowships. “First, nearly all of our students will go abroad and we tend to send them more to third world countries where they have unique experiences,” Mr. Boyle said. “Secondly, we’ve been good about getting students from all across the board to apply, especially underrepresented groups such as science majors, students of color and men. And then we spend a lot of time working with the students on their applications.” Mr. Estin’s participation on the Pitzer College team in the Harvard Model United Nations Conference for the past 4 years fueled his desire to be involved in international affairs. He won the Harvard Model United Nations Best Delegate Award earlier this year. The Pitzer College senior would like to eventually work for a development agency in Washington D.C. and also plans to attend Georgetown University for his graduate studies. Mr. Estin views the Fulbright Fellowship as something that will help him attain his goals. “The greatest advantage is that you are plugged into an international network of scholars made up of doctors, lawyers, statesmen and senators,” he said. “Having that huge network will be beneficial for job opportunities and things that I want to do abroad.”
COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff Pitzer College senior Solamon Cruz Estin was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study urban migration in Colombia. —Landus Rigsby

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PREP BASEBALL
Wednesday, Apr. 7 Norco Tournament Claremont 001-300-0 4 Elsinore 010-002-6 9 (Jason Johnson-Wilcoxson: 1-4, RBI) UPCOMING PREP SCHEDULE Saturday, Apr. 10 Claremont Baseball @ Norco Tourn. Claremont Track @ Arcadia Invitational
Tuesday, Apr. 13 CHS Boys Golf @ Upland, 2:30 p.m. Flint./Santa Clar. @ Webb Boys Golf, 3 p.m.

sportinglife
Ran. Cuc. @ CHS Baseball, 3:15 p.m. Pasa. Poly @ Webb Badminton, 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 14 Upland @ Claremont Boys Tennis, 3:15 p.m. CHS Softball @ Ran. Cuc., 3:15 p.m. Los Osos @ Claremont Track, 3:15 p.m. CHS Boys Volleyball @ Hoover, 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 15 CHS Boys Golf @ Ran. Cuc., 3 p.m. Webb Boys Golf @ Bellarmine-Jefferson, 3 p.m. CHS Swimming @ Los Osos, 3:15 p.m. Los Osos @ CHS Boys Tennis, 3:15 p.m. CHS Baseball @ Ran. Cuc., 3:15 p.m. Rio Hondo @ Webb Boys Volleyball, 3:30 p.m. Webb Badminton @ Redlands, 4 p.m.

Upcoming Schedule Tuesday, Apr. 13 Devil Rays vs Dodgers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 14 Red Sox vs Angels, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 15 Phillies vs Yankees, 6:30 p.m. CLAREMONT FAST PITCH 14U Division Standings (through Apr. 8) 1. Fire Trucks 9-0 2. Blackout 5-3 3. Sikka Than Your Average 5-3 Upcoming Schedule Tuesday, Apr. 13 Diamond Bar (#1) @ Blackout, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 14 Upland (#3) @ Fire Trucks, 6:45 p.m.
—Landus Rigsby

COMMUNITY SCOREBOARD CLAREMONT LITTLE LEAGUE Majors Division Standings (through Apr. 8) 1. Angels 6-0-2 2. Dodgers 4-2-2 3. Red Sox 5-2-2 4. Devil Rays 2-4-2 5. Phillies 2-5-1 6. Yankees 1-6-1

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Winning coach prepares to share success with Webb

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ormer Cypress High School football coach Ray Fenton will be the new leader on the sideline for the Webb Schools’ football program this fall.
more I realized they are doing what I’ve been doing.” Coach Fenton spent the last 5 years as head football coach at Cypress, the same school he graduated from in 1981. During his coaching tenure there, he was responsible for orchestrating a 180-degree turn for the varsity football program that resulted in a CIF Southern Section championship in 2007, multiple Empire League titles (2008, 2009) and 4 playoff appearances. Before Coach Fenton’s arrival, Cy-

The longtime coach informed Cypress administration of his decision on Friday and will now head 35 miles northeast to fill the once vacant head coaching position at Webb. “The more I learned about Webb, the more I saw Webb as an ideal fit,” Coach Fenton said. “Their program, philosophy and core values were a perfect fit for what I want to do. The more I talked to the athletic director Stephen [Wishek] and the Head of Schools Susan [Nelson], the

Photo special to the COURIER Coach Ray Fenton will take over as football coach and assistant athletic director at the Webb Schools this fall.

press had only been to one playoff game in 30 years. Before coaching at Cypress, Coach Fenton also coached at Foothill High School in Nevada and River Valley High School in Arizona. His experience in coaching spans 25 years with 14 years as head coach. Mr. Wishek said it was a combination of Coach Fenton’s success and values that led to his hire at Webb. “More importantly then his stellar coaching resume is his amazing character,” Mr. Wishek pointed out. “His philosophies and goals match so well with the mission of Webb that once conversations started between us, it was quickly apparent that this was too good of a fit for either of us to pass up.” Coach Fenton will also assume assistant athletic director duties while at Webb.

He is the 3rd football coach in the last 5 years for the school after former Webb coach Robbie von Pertz announced his resignation earlier this year due to medical reasons. Under Coach von Pertz, the Webb football program saw a resurgence from a last place team in the Prep League to a playoff contender. Football isn’t the only thing Coach Fenton looks forward to during his Webb tenure. He also anticipates working in an atmosphere that encourages academic excellence and character. “I’m excited about having the opportunity to work in an environment where you really have uncommon kids,” he said. “The Webb students have exceptional achievement in the classroom and exhibit character in their day-to-day lives. I’m looking forward to it.”
—Landus Rigsby

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We need more transit options, not fewer
by Michael Nutt

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group of college students calling themselves Claremont for Transit Justice claims that expanding commuter rail lines in southern California forces poor, inner-city minority bus riders to subsidize rail transit for “richer, whiter residents of Los Angeles suburbs” (Viewpoint, April 3). Specifically, the group opposes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Gold Line rail extension from Sierra Madre to Azusa, scheduled to break ground in June. Among other things, they point to a proposed rate hike in July as evidence. Their premise is misleading or even false, and simply is not supported by the facts. Their claim that “bus passengers are being forced [by the rate hike] to pay more to travel” in order to subsidize the Gold Line rail extension is simply incorrect. The Gold Line extension to Azusa will be the first rail project funded by Measure R revenues. Passed in 2008 by a 67 percent “yes” vote countywide (72 percent in downtown Los Angeles), Measure R increased LA County’s sales tax rate from 8.25 percent to 8.75 percent; therefore, every resident of LA County is paying for this extension, regardless of race, city of residence or income. In addition to rail, revenues from Measure R are funding a wide variety of public transportation projects, including bus

line improvements such as the new Orange Line busway in the San Fernando Valley. The facts also do not support the assertion that the rail line will benefit “richer, whiter residents of Los Angeles suburbs.” The population of the city of Los Angeles is 46 percent Hispanic and 32 percent white, with a per capita income of just over $28,000. Azusa’s population is 64 percent Hispanic and 24 percent white, and its per capita income is just under $18,000. MTA riders in the inner city already have the option of riding MTA buses, trains, or both; their MTA passes are accepted on both. Currently, Azusa residents have no rail option; if they have no car, buses are their only mass transit option. The Gold Line extension will correct this imbalance. The claim that the MTA prioritizes rail expansion at the expense of bus service also does not withstand close scrutiny. The MTA operates more than 17 times as many buses (2,600) as rail cars (150); it operates nearly 50 times as many bus routes (nearly 200) as rail lines (four); and MTA buses carry four times as many passengers per weekday (1.1 million) as MTA trains do (275,000). In addition, for FY 2010, the MTA will spend more than four times as much money ($1.35 billion) on bus operations than it will on rail line construction ($313

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million). Put another way, bus operations will consume more than a third of the MTA’s $3.8 billion budget for FY 2010; rail line construction, only 8 percent. In addition, Claremont for Transit Justice uses Metrolink statistics in an attempt to support its argument. But Metrolink does not operate the Gold Line, or any other light-rail lines; the MTA does. Metrolink operates regional commuter rail service throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Therefore, Metrolink stats have no bearing on this discussion, and certainly cannot be used in support of Claremont for Transit Justice’s argument. But even if they did, the San Bernardino Line that serves Claremont also includes stops in Rialto, Fontana, Colton, Pomona, Baldwin Park, El Monte and at Cal State LA— primarily working-class communities with large minority populations. Seventy percent of San Bernardino Line riders are minorities. The group also ignores the economic benefits of extending the Gold Line to Azusa. According to the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, construction of the extension will generate

nearly $1 billion in business revenues and $40 million in tax revenues, and create nearly 7,000 jobs in a region struggling with a 12.3 percent unemployment rate. The questions of how much transit fares should be, how far MTA should extend its geographic reach, and whether Claremont needs a second commuter rail line, are certainly worth closer examination. However, denying the primarily Hispanic, working-class residents of Azusa access to commuter rail transit similar to that currently available to inner-city Los Angeles residents of the same racial and socioeconomic class strikes me as arbitrary and unfair, and smacks of regional bias. Suggesting that our only choice is “bus or rail,” as Claremont for Transit Justice does, presents a false dilemma; all transit riders need both options, and more. Not only that, southern California needs more mass transit to reduce traffic congestion, smog, and greenhouse gases, but that's a topic for another day. I support the Foothill Extension because it will bring more transit options to more residents of the San Gabriel Valley, and it will bring much-needed jobs and revenues. I encourage other Claremont residents and college students to do the same. Michael Nutt is a Claremont resident.

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front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Street Address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 495 NOTRE DAME RD CLAREMONT, CA 91711 APN#: 8316-004-025 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $469,846.69. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located. For Trustee Sale Info Call: Priority Posting & Publication 17501 Irvine Blvd., Suite One Tustin, CA 92780 714-573-1965 www.priority posting.com NDex West, LLC as Authorized Agent Dated: 3/25/2010 NDex West, LLC may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any info obtained will be used for that purpose. P678133 3/27, 4/3, 04/10/2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1258994-14 APN: 8717-008-114 TRA: 10015 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx5008 REF: Choe, Tae IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED December 18, 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On April 30, 2010, at 10:00am, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corp, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded January 02, 2007, as Inst. No. 20070000365 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, executed by Tae Il Choe and Sun Kum Choe, Husband And Wife As Joint Tenants, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank At the west side of the los angeles county courthouse, Southeast District, 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 356 So Prospectors Rd Unit # 75 Di-

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thorized to do business in this state). AT: THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BLVD., NORWALK, CA The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State describing the land therein: APN # 8327-003-040 AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1457 S RESERVOIR ST APT 3, PHILLIPS RANCH, CA 91766-3877 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is: $290,020.44 (estimated amount). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The Beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Compliance with Calif Civil Code Sect 2924f: The Beneficiary or Beneficiary’s agent has indicated that the requirements of Calif Civil Code Sect 2924f have been met. Compliance with Calif Civil Code Sect 2923.52: 1. Pursuant to Calif Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: X Servicer does hereby state that Servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Sect 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date of the notice of sale is filed. 2. Timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdiv (a) Sect 2923.52  Does Does not apply pursuant to sect 2923.52 or 2923.55 Dated: 04/10/2010 MTC FINANCIAL INC. DBA TRUSTEE CORPS, as Successor Trustee By: AMY LEMUS, TRUSTEE SALES OFFR TRUSTEE CORPS 30 Corporate Park, Se 400, IRVINE, CA 92606 FOR SALE INFO: (714)730-2727, (714) 7247500, (949) 252-8300 FOR REINSTATEMENT/PAY OFF REQUESTS CONTACT: (949) 252-8300 ASAP# 3523149 04/10, 04/17, 04/24/2010

amond Bar CA 91765 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $383,459.71. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in civil code § 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to civil code sect 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in civil code sect 2923.52 subdiv (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to civil code sects 2923.52. For sales info: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 5901221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corp, 525 E Main St, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: April 09, 2010. (R-302486 04/10, 04/17, 04/24/10) NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale # CA0959381-1 Loan# 166341176 Order # 55010805 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04/25/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05/05/2010 at 10:30AM, MTC FINANCIAL INC., dba TRUSTEE CORPS as the duly appointed Substituted Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 05/01/2007 as Document No. 20071047248 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, CALIFORNIA, executed by, ROSLYN E MARSHALL, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and au-

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RENTALS RENTALS

CONTACT US 1420 N Claremont Blvd. Suite 205B Claremont, CA 91711 Ph: 909.621.4761 • Fax: 909.621.4072 classified@claremont-courier.com Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

EMPLOYMENT
Help Wanted
APPRAISAL Coordinator position for Claremont Real Estate Office. Two years office experience required. Duties include report assembly & research. Fax, email resume: 482-1070, trc@renkenco.com. DRIVERS Trainees: Werner needs drivers. No CDL, No problems! 16 day training with Roadmaster in Fontana. Call 1-800-493-1440

BULLETINS
Hotlines
PROJECT Sister Sexual Assalt Crisis Prevention Services. If you have been sexually assaulted or victimized by child sexual abuse & need help for yourself or your children, call the 24 hotline 626-HELP (4357) NAMI HELPLINE National Alliance on Mental Illness, Pomona Valley Chapter, provides information and referral in a supportive spirit. Call any day or time. 399-0305

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Apartment for Rent
PERFECT large one bedroom. $850. Private patio, totally redone! Garage. Close to Village. Call Mrs. Weber 624-7383 ONE bedroom in triplex with garage. No smoking, pets. Year lease. $875 monthly plus security. 624-3756 CLAREMONT; three bedrooms, two bathrooms. $1400 Monthly plus $800 security. 633 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 624-9958 TWO bedroom, one bathroom with stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer, carpet, window coverings, A/C, garage. $1050. 1400 Arrow Hwy. 593-0752

House for Rent
VINTAGE two bedroom, two bathroom plus office. On 23 acre private ranch. Next to stream. 12 minutes from Clarmeont in Mt Baldy. Best place in Southern California! $1450 Monthly. No Pets, Smoking. 982-7719 Three bedroom Claremont home. Two remodeled baths, many upgrades, central air, $1900. Curtis Real Estate. 626-1261.

Office Space
PRIME Professional Claremont office space. $300 to $450. Includes utilities and shared waiting room. Family Real Estate. 624-4505, 626-4206

MARKETPLACE
Garage Sales

ANIMALS
Animal Shelters

Condo for Rent
TWO bedroom, two bathroom. Washer, dryer hook-ups. New carpet, paint. $1250 monthly includes water, trash. 626-221-1631 PANORAMIC skyline view! Spacious single story Highpoint Condo. Recently updated! No smoking, pets. $2195. Masonprohet.com 447-7708 NEW Claremont two bedroom! Three residences available! No pets, smoking. $1495- $1550. For details: masonprophet.com 447-7708 THREE bedroom, 2.5 bathroom condo in desired “The Club” area of Claremont. New carpet & paint. Stove, dishwasher, central A/C, attached two car garage. Available now! Only $1600 Monthly. Call Windy to preview your new home. 981-4131x1603 RANCHO; three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. Available August 2010 for sabbatical famliy. $1500 monthly. 980-1591

Studio for Rent
NORTH Claremont Guest Studio with bathroom Microwave, small. refrigerator, freezer. All utilities included. Shared laundry $700.00 monthly WSPM 621-5941 CLAREMONT near Village. One bedroom with bathroom, kitchen, garage. Laundry available. $900 plus utilities. Shown by appointment. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Only! Shirley 626-1715

WEDNESDAY 4/14/10. 10a.m. 457 S. College Ave, Claremont. Guitars: Martin Custom, two 12 Strings, Taylor, Grestch. Matted, framed John Wayne photos, Western movie props! MOUNTAIN Village Senior Apartments indoor “yard” sale! 115 N. Mountain Ave. Saturday 4/17. 9a.m2p.m. Collectable, clothing, jewelry, DVDs, decorative items, & more.

Misc. for Sale
ANTIQUE dining room table with six chairs. Glass coffee table, small, old chest, misc Furniture. 398-1044

Inland Valley Humane Society 623-9777 Upland Animal Shelter 931-4185 H.O.P.E Upland 1800-811-4285 West End Animal Shelter 947-3517

Coyote Sightings
TO REPORT a coyote sighting, please call Aimee at 621-4761

Townhome for Rent
CLAREMONT “Club” for lease: Three bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, two car attached garage. $1800 monthly. 949-677-6736 SPACIOUS three bedroom, two bathroom. Fantastic Claremont location. No pets, smoking. $1995. For details: 447-7708 www.masonprophet.com PRISTINE three bedroom, 2.5 bathroom in North Claremont. $1900 Monthly. Call Jim for Details. 624-7791

Want to Buy
FRUIT Surplus? Looking to Buy fresh, pesticide free fruit from Claremont trees. Small amounts ok! 6388295.

AUTOS
Auto for Sale
SELLING your car? Why not place a photo display ad? Only $25 for one week! Call Aimee 621-4761

Selling, Buying or Renting?
Advertise in the Claremont Courier! Call Aimee, Courier Classifieds at 621-4761

Duplex for Rent
SOUTH Claremont; four bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, two car garage, community pool. Sewer & trash included. No smoking, pets. $1600 WSPM 621-5941

Vacation Rental
LAGUNA Beach rental sleeps four. July 2nd- 16th 2010. Next to Heisler Park and beach. King bed, kitchen, maid service. $1750. 730-8022

BULLETINS
Hotlines
HOUSE OF RUTH Domestic Violence Services. If you have been abused or beaten by your intimate partner and need help for yourself or your children, please cal; 24 hour hotline 988-5559

House for Rent
North Claremont Home; three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,824 square feet, Pool, Water, sewer, trash, gardener, pool service. included. $2,500 monthly. WSPM 621-5941 Rates and deadlines are subject to change without notice. The publisher reserves the right to edit, reclassify, revise or reject any classified advertisement. Please report any error that may be in your ad immediately. The COURIER is not responsible for any unreported errors after the first publication. It is the advertiserʼs obligation to verify the accuracy of his/her ad.

Want to Rent
RESPONSIBLE Family looking for four bedroom or three bedroom with office in North Claremont. Excellent Credit! Two year lease desired. No Pets, smoking. Move-in July 1, possibly June 1. 223-9129

DEADLINES All new accounts and Garage Sale ads must be prepaid. Payment by cash, check. credit cards now accepted. Sorry no refunds.

PRICING

Classified: Monday & Thursday by 3:00 pm Real Estate: Wednesday by 3:00 pm Service Pages: Monday by 3:00 pm

Classified: 1-16 words $20.00, each additional word $1.25 Display Ad: $11 per column/inch, 3 column minimum Service Ad: Please call for pricing.

SERVICES
ACOUSTICAL
QUALITY INTERIORS. Acoustical contractor. Specializing in acoustic removal, texture, painting, acoustic respray and drywall repairs. Lic #602916. 624-8177.

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CARPENTRY
MASTER CARPENTER, wood worker. Mantles, custom counter tops and doors. 18 year Claremont resident. Go to www.clivegrey.com. Clive Grey 909-702-4607 D and G Carpentry *Cabinet Refacing* Custom Cabinets, Entertainment Centers Fireplace Mantles, Doors, Molding and More! Free Estimates! References Available Visit our Website at dandgcarpentry.com Please Call: 909-262-3144 Lic# 900656

COMPUTERS
Christopher Iqal Computer/Internet Repair Services Small Business & Home Support A+ Certified (909)456-6102 chris.iqal@gmail.com

DANCE
How
do You Move in the World? With Beauty and Passion? Ongoing Classes. EurythmyForAdults.com 909-626-0757

FURNITURE RESTORATION
KEN'S OLDEN ODDITIES
Taking the time to care for Courier readersʼ complete restoration needs since 1965. Lic #100108 (909) 593-1846.

GIRL FRIDAY
I'M HERE TO HELP. Housekeeping, Shopping, Errands. Pet, Plant, House Sitting. Jenny Jones (909) 626-0027 Anytime!

AIKIDO

GLASS & MIRRORS
College Glass Inc.
Broken Glass Replacement Dual & Single Glaze Mirrors Table Tops Wardrobe Doors Shower Enclosures Sliding Glass Doors & Windows

CONCRETE
JDC CONCRETE Driveways, patios, walkways, pool decks. Color, stamped, aggregate & washed finish concrete. Brick, stone, pavers & block walls. Insured – License# 894245. (909) 624-9000

GARDENING
GARDENING SERVICE. Sprinkler systems. General clean-up. Install new grass. Maintenance. Free estimates. Call Mr. Ho at (909) 238-8115

DRYWALL
THOR MCANDREW Construction. Drywall repair & installation. Interior plaster repair. Free estimates. CA Lic# 742776. (909) 816-8467 ThorDrywall.com

Programs for Adults and for Children. Est. 1983. Call 624-7770. perry@aiki.com www.musubidojo.org

SMITH LANDSCAPE
Custom Landscape &
Hardscape Design New & Existing Outdoor Living Spaces & Kitchens Custom Brick & Stone Work Color, Stamped & Washed Concrete Pavers Synthetic Grasses Drought Tolerant Designs, Irrigation, Low Voltage Lighting, Drainage, Custom Patio Covers

SMITH LANDSCAPE
Custom Landscape &
Hardscape Design New & Existing Outdoor Living Spaces & Kitchens Custom Brick & Stone Work Color, Stamped & Washed Concrete, Pavers, Synthetic Grasses, Drought Tolerant Designs, Irrigation, Low Voltage Lighting, Drainage, Custom Patio Covers

909-626-1535
Lic# 860465

HANDYMAN
Claremont Handyman Service All your handyman needs Carpentry, Lighting, painting Odd jobs welcome! Free Consultations 921-6334 ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING, remodeling, painting. Worked 18 years in Claremont. References available. Lic# 846995. Call 951-237-1547.

AIR CONDITIONING
STEVE'S HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING.
Serving your area for over 25 years. Repairs all makes/models. Free service call with repair. Free estimate on new units. MC/ Visa. 100% financing. Senior disc. Lic 744873.

CARE GIVER
CAREGIVER for seniors and children. Housecleaning available separately. Experienced. References available. Call Josephine. 909-467-2305, 909-489-3993 EXPERIENCED personal care provider available for your home. CPR certified. References, Reasonable rates! Jill 909-202-6884 CNA trained woman will care for handicap or elderly people. Light house cleaning. 909-625-8933 EXPERIENCED care provider. CPR and State certified. Good References. Please call 951217-3949 PART-TIME, independent, experienced care giver looking to provide personal care services. References available. Call Dora. 760-341-4688

ELECTRICIAN
GLOBAL ELECTRIC Free estimates, lowest prices! Quality guaranteed. Small Jobs Welcome. Lighting design, garden, installation, computer, phones, all types of troubleshooting, upgrades. Local, Fast! 805-4512697 Lic#633154. MOR ELECTRIC Co. Residential, commercial, industrial. No job too big or small; we do everything electrical! Reasonable, reliable. Seniors discount. Lic. #400990. Free Estimates. 989-3454, 767-0062. Talk to an electrician, not a machine. Residential, commercial, Industrial. Lic # 7 3 1 9 4 8 . UNITED ELECTRIC Claremont. 909-772-6000

Lic #789335 909-456-9123

(909) 985-5254

ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DON DAVIES CUSTOM DESIGN & INSTALLATIONS
New, Refurbished or Repair. Sod, Drainage, Plants, Trees Concrete, Masonary, BBQs Decks, Patios, Covers Lighting - Low Voltage, 120 Sprinkler & Drip Systems Planter or Retaining Walls D.G., Stepping Stones, Rock Fountains, Waterfalls

Lic #789335 909-456-9123 GARDEN MAINTENANCE Mowing, hand pull weeding, trimming, sprinkler work and clean-ups. David: (909) 374-1583

DOUG CHAPLINE Heating & Air Conditioning.
Since 1979 - Prompt repairs, serious service. Free estimates for complete installations and equipment change outs. Competitive rates. Visa/MC accepted. Lic.# C20-383912. 626-3933.

SAME DAY REPAIRS Free in Home Evaluation for New Installations www.novellcustom.com (909)398-1208 Lic. #810252 WEʼRE LOCAL 671 W. Arrow Hwy. Claremont

CARPET CLEANING
ANDERSON CARPET SERVICE Claremont resident serving Claremont since 1985. Powerful truck mounted cleaning units. Expert carpet repairs and stretching. Senior discounts. 24 hour emergency water damage service. 621-1182. HACIENDA CARPET u p h o l s t e r y, t i l e cleaning. Since 1970. Specializing in commercial, residential. 20% discount 909-985-3875 WINSTON'S CARPET Cleaning. Commercial, residential. Experienced, reliable. Free Scotchguard and pet odor removal. Free Estimate. Senior discount. 282-0777.

FROM CLEAN UP TO INSTALL TO MAINTENANCE NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE, INSURED CALL 592-0757 Now CELL 626-428-1691
Serving Claremont Area for 30 Years St. Cont #323243 Liability-Comp. Ins.

CONTRACTORS
KOGEMAN CONSTRUCTION
Room Additions, Kitchen/Bath Remodeling, Custom Cabinets, Residential/Commercial.

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION
AFFORDABLE on time airport rides. AA Sedan service. 12 years experience! Servicing all airports. 909-938-9963

946-8664
Lic.#B710309

ANTIQUE REFINISHING KEN'S OLDEN ODDITIES
Taking the time to care for Courier readersʼ complete restoration needs since 1965. Lic #100108 (909) 593-1846.

ADVANCED - DON DAVIES NEW, REFURBISH, OR REPAIR FAST, NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE.

1/2 HOUR FREE Two Hour Minimum Residential, Commercial, Recessed Lighting, Breaker Replacement, Panel Upgrades, Ceiling Fans, Troubleshooting, Computer Circuits, Landscape Lighting, Pool & Spa Equipment Replacement. Free Estimates Sales & Service. 24 hours. References. 909-626-2242 or 909-900-8930 Lic #806149. CALL LOU Flush lights, service changes, repair, service calls, outdoor lighting, room additions. Lic. #258436. (909) 241-7671, (909) 949-8230. SPARKS ELECTRIC Local Electrician For All Your Electrician Needs. 626-890-8887 or 909-251-2013 Lic # 922000

ELIAS GARDENING & Landscaping. Clean-ups. Tree trimming. Sodding. Hydro-seeding. Sprinkler installation and repairs. 10% Senior discount. Free estimates. (909) 484-3419
NATURAL EARTH Eco-Friendly Landscaping From the creators of The Pomona College Organic Farm. Specializing in edible and drought tolerant landscapes. “Why mow when you can grow?” 909-398-1235.

Handyman Service. “Your Small Job Specialist” Steve Aldridge. Day: 909-455-4917 Evening: 909-625-1795 H O WA R D ' S Home Repair Service. Repair, Restoration in older homes (1900 - 1950) to Present. Double hung windows, wood screens, hinge & pocket doors. Moulding, fences, gates, porches and decks. 35 years experience. Free estimates. 909-626-7125. Email: twocornells@verizon.net Keep the old working like new!

www.naturalearth.biz
Lic 919825 MANUEL GARDEN Service General Clean-Up. Lawn maintenance, bush trimming, general maintenance, tree trimming and removal, low prices, free estimates. Call 909-391-3495 or 909-239-3979 26 YEARS Experience! We Create a customized maintenance program for your property and lifestyle needs. Sprinkler repairs & low voltage lighting. Call Alan Cantrall 909-944-1857. Licenced & insured # 861865

HANDYMAN NEW & REPAIRS
INSIDE, OUTSIDE & MAINTENANCE
small or large, home, garage, yard

Landscaping, Plumbing, Electric Cleanup, Demo, Tractor, Haul, Painting, Staining, Stucco, Decks, Patios, Lighting, Fencing Sprinklers, Drainage, Slopes, Walls, Masonry, Concrete, Brick Rocks, D.G

ONE CALL DOES IT ALL
Liability & Comp Ins. St Cont #323243 *30 Years Serving Claremont Area*

CALL 909-592-0757 NOW
SERVING CLAREMONT AREA 30 YEARS
ST. CONT. #323243

909-592-0757 CELL 626-428-1691

CHIMNEY SWEEP
Gash Chimney Sweep
Dust Free Chimney Cleaning. Repair Chimney Covers, Spark Arrestor, Masonry & Dampers. BBB. 467-9212

BATH REFINISH
BATHTUBS, SHOWERS, sinks and counters; state of the art reglazing. Lic.#714538. Franklin Interiors. (909) 364-9898. A BATH-BRITE Authorized Dealer Bathtubs & Sinks, Showers, Tile, Countertops. Refinish - Reglaze - Restore. Porcelain, Ceramic, Fiberglass Quick & Affordable.

FENCES & GATES
REDWOOD/CEDAR OR WROUGHT IRON
Expert Repairs New Installations 909-621-5388 Lic #557151

LIABILITY- COMP. INS.
WINDOWS, REMODELS, EXTERIOR HOME IMPROVEMENT Quality Reliability Local Contractor 20 Years Experience Call CUSTOM CONSTRUCTION today. License# 630203. 946-2924 Cell 996-2981

ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DON DAVIES CUSTOM DESIGN & INSTALLATIONS
New, Refurbished or Repair. Sod, Drainage, Plants, Trees Concrete, Masonary, BBQs Decks, Patios, Covers Lighting - Low Voltage, 120 Sprinkler & Drip Systems Planter or Retaining Walls D.G., Stepping Stones, Rock Fountains, Waterfalls
FROM CLEAN UP TO INSTALL TO MAINTENANCE NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE, INSURED CALL 592-0757 Now CELL 626-428-1691

HAULING
BUDGET HAULING
Reasonable rates. Free estimates. Call Wayne

QUALITY FIREPLACE & BBQ
Chimney Sweeping Complete fireplace, woodstove installation, service & repair. Spark Arrestor supply & installation.

909-262-2225
SAME DAY HAUL
Free Estimates * Senior Discount

FICTITIOUS NAME
A FICTITIOUS Name Statement (D.B.A.) is required if you're in business. You are required to file and publish a DBA in the local newspaper. You must renew every five (5) years. You must republish if any changes have been made to your business. If your business is in LA COUNTY, The Courier will provide the legal form, file it with the L.A. County Clerk, publish the Statement and provide you with proof of publication. Only $95.00 to publish plus a $23 county fee. Claremont Courier: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd, Suite 205B Claremont. Call Sandy 621-4761.

We Haul It All Charlie 909-382-1210 sameday-haulaway.com A-1 DEPENDABLE HAULING Commercial & Residential House * Yard * Garage Clean-ups Gardening* Trees and Demolition Deck & Spa Removal Foreclosure Clean-ups Free Estimates 909-944-9544

945-7775 www.bath-brite.com

920-6600
392 N. 2nd Ave., Upland

BLOCKWALLS

BLOCK WORK, BRICK WORK
& Concrete Work.
Root damage repairs our specialty. Planter walls Lic #557151

CLUTTER MANAGEMENT
CLUTTER MANAGEMENT. Moving assistance, removal of clutter, bedrooms, closets, houses, offices, garages, emotional clutter, small jobs and more. Michael. 626-940-8786.

REMODELS, ADDITIONS, Restoration P r o j e c t s . Claremont Construction Company.
A locally owned, full-service building contractor. Design and Architectural Service available. We also do repairs and small jobs. Please call for a free estimate.

Roger (909)626-0028
Fully insured. 20 year Claremont resident. Lic#751929

621-5388

Serving Claremont Area for 30 Years St. Cont #323243 Liability-Comp. Ins.

ADVANCED
Clean Up • Hauling • Repairs. Courteous, fast, reliable.

909-599-9530
Over 20 years in area

SERVICES
HOUSE CLEANING
ROSIEʼS SPIC SPAN Cleaning Service Residential/Commercial/ vacant homes, apartments, offices. Free estimate. Licensed. (909) 986-8009
CHRISTIAN LADY will clean h o m e s , o ff i c e s , w i n d o w s . Bonded. Licensed. Excellent references. 21 years. Yolanda 621-2162. ROSE CLEANING Service Houses, apartments, offices. 24 hours, weekly. Experienced. Free Estimates. Senior Discount 909-983-5834

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LANDSCAPING
SMITH LANDSCAPE
Custom Landscape &
Hardscape Design New & Existing Outdoor Living Spaces & Kitchens Custom Brick & Stone Work Color, Stamped & Washed Concrete Pavers Synthetic Grasses Drought Tolerant Designs, Irrigation, Low Voltage Lighting, Drainage, Custom Patio Covers

PAINTING
STEVE LOPEZ PAINTING Extensive preparation. Indoor, outdoor, cabinets. Offering Odorless green solution. 33-year master. Lic#542552. 909-989-9786. D&D CUSTOM PAINTING. Bonded. Lic. #423346. Residential/commercial. Interior or exterior. Free estimates. 982-8024.

PLUMBING
STEVE'S PLUMBING. 24 HR Service * Low Cost! Free Estimates All plumbing repairs Complete drain cleaning Leak detection Water heaters Your local plumber for over 25 years Senior discounts Insured. Lic #744873 909-985-5254 LEHMEN Plumbing. No job too small! Senior discounts. Low prices. Repiping specialist, rooter services. Expert toilet, tub, sink, water heater, shower repairs and replacements. 909579-9543 Lic #536312 BOB THE PLUMBER No job too small, We do it all! Small company with over 20 years of experience and small prices. We repair and install showers, tubs, water heaters, toilets, and all faucets, including kitchens and bathrooms, inside and outside. Installation and repair of all valves. We install gas lines. Expert drain cleaners! Senior Discounts. Checks and credit cards accepted. WE TRY HARDER! 909-985-9408 or 1888-424-9210. Lic. #536312
RENEʼS PLUMBING, Heating and Air Conditioner Repair. Bonded, Insured. Drains cleared, electronic leak detection. Budget pricing. Lic. #454443. (909) 593-1175, (909) 941-1192.

ROOFING CUSTOM CONSTRUCTION
All types of Roofing, Reroofing, New Roofs, Repairs. Lic# 630203

UPHOLSTERY

REROOF SPECIALIST

Mark 946-2924 Cell 996-2981

CAROUSEL QUALITY CLEANING. Family owned for 20 years. Licensed. Bonded. Senior rates. Trained professional services including: baseboards, ovens, windows. Fire/water damage. Hauling. Move in/ out. 10% discount to Claremont College staff and faculty. Robyn 621-3929

IRRIGATION
SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INSTALLATIONS EXPERT REPAIRS C.F Privett Lic #557151 909-621-5388

ADVANCED DON DAVIES
NEW, REFURBISH, OR REPAIR SPRINKLER & DRIP SYSTEMS FAST, NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE.

CALL 909-592-0757

NOW
SAME DAY SERVICE CELL 626-428-1691

DURUSSEL SPRINKLERS. Install, repair, automate. Since 1982. Free estimates. License #540042. Call (909) 982-1604.

Lic #789335 909-456-9123 GREEN SIDE UP LANDSCAPING landscape design & construction New, re-landscaping, & repairs Concrete, block walls, masonry, BBQ, patio covers, & fountains Planting, irrigation, drainage, lighting & ponds simon_dimmock@gsul.net CALL Simon Dimmock @ 909-992-9087 Lic. No. 941731 G&A ARTISTIC Landscape and Gardening. Concerned about sustainability? We are a local business that can help you with environmentally friendly procedures for artistically created landscapes and continued care. We specialize in California Natives, water issues and professional garden maintenance! Graciela Gonzales, Horticulturist. 951-768-0349 SUNSET GARDENS LANDSCAPING. Lic #373833. Family Owned. Drought Tolerant Landscapes, Rockscapes, Naturescapes, Hardscapes, Stone Masonry, Patio Covers. Weekly Gardening Service. Reasonable Prices! Free Estimates. 909-231-8305

ACE SEVIER PAINTING
Interior/Exterior. BONDED and INSURED. Many references. Claremont resident. 35 years experience. Lic. #315050.

PINK UPHOLSTERY
46 Years of experience. Up to 30% discount on fabric. Free pickup and delivery. (909) 597-6613.

SHOWER ENCLOSURE
COLLEGE GLASS Inc. Shower & Tub Enclosures Framed & Frameless Custom 3/8” & 1/2” Heavy Enclosures 909-626-1535 Lic# 860465

624-5080, 596-4095

WEED ABATEMENT
TIRED OF DEALING with weed problems on your lot or field? Help control the problem in an environmentally safe manner. To receive loads of quality wood chips, call 909-214-6773 Tom Day Tree Service JOHNNYʼS TREE SERVICE
Weed Abatement, Land Clearing,

SPRINKLER REPAIR
WASTING WATER? POOR COVERAGE?
Sprinkler repair. New Installations and Modifications. C.F. Privett 621-5388 Lic.#557151

Residential/Commercial. Quality work at reasonable prices. Free estimates. Lic.#541469. 622-7994

STRUCTURE
EARTHQUAKE RETROFIT House Bolting Structural repairs Floor adjustments David Johnson Const. Lic. #677971. Since 1993 Upland CA 91786 909-982-4771 909263-9654

PATIO & DECKS
Open Lattice or Solid Patio Covers. Cement Wood. Brick Decks. Village Restoration Specialist. Contractors Lic #751929 Roger Levine 909-626-0028

CLAREMONT CONSTRUCTION

Disking and Mowing, Tree Trimming & Demolition. 909-946-1123 or 626-918-7069

EXCEL PLUMBING
Family Owned & Operated 30+ Years Experience. Expert Plumbing Repairs & Drain Cleaning. Water Heaters, Faucets, Sinks, Toilets, Disposals, Under Slab Lead Detection, Sewer Video Inspection. Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Lic. #673558.

ADVANCED DON DAVIES
FAST, NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE CALL 909-592-0757 Now SAME DAY SERVICE CELL 626-428-1691

ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DON DAVIES CUSTOM DESIGN & INSTALLATIONS
New, Refurbished or Repair. Sod, Drainage, Plants, Trees Concrete, Masonary, BBQs Decks, Patios, Covers Lighting - Low Voltage, 120 Sprinkler & Drip Systems Planter or Retaining Walls D.G., Stepping Stones, Rock Fountains, Waterfalls

TILE

909-945-1995

WINDOW WASHING
NACHOʼS WINDOW CLEANING. For window washing call Nacho 909-816-2435 Free Estimates, satisfaction guaranteed. Resident of Claremont. Regrout, clean, seal, color grout. 909-880-9719. 1-888-764-7688. MASTER TILE LAYER Quick and Clean. Plumb and Level. Residential and commercial. Lic# 830249. Call Ray (909) 731-3511.

CHARLES LANDSCAPE DESIGN
25 years experience. Claremont Native. Drought tolerant native plants. Landscaping boulders in stock. Hand selected trees and plants. Private gardens- including waterfalls, Koi ponds, and outdoor lighting. Excellent concrete work and stone walls. Noise conscious maintenance using the quietest mowers and hand sweeping. Irrigation maintenance and repair.

LANDSCAPING
PAT G O N Z A L E S Design & install specializing in drought tolerant landscaping, drip systems, lighting. Artistic solutions for the future. Over 35 yrs experience. 909 225-8855, 909 9825965 lic # 585007

Plumbing Heating & A/C 909-626-6365
FREE SERVICE CALL! FREE ESTIMATES!
Drains Cleaned from $59.00 Main sewers cleaned from $89.00 GO Green with a new Noritz Tankless Water Heater. TOTO toilets installed $430.00 after rebate 1.28 gal flush. Exclusive root removal with NO digging sewer technology (call for details) Take advantage of our money saving maintenance programs We will beat any licensed contractorʼs price. Complete plumbing repairs & drain cleaning. Take advantage of new tax credits and rebates today (call for details) Serving Claremont for over 20 years! Family owned and operated Fully licensed insured & bonded. #686729. Mention this ad and receive a coupon for $25.00 off your next service

DANʼS GARDENING SERVICE
Sprinklers Installed/Repaired. Clean-up/Hauling. Sod/seed, Planting, Lighting, Drainage. Free written estimates; insured. References. Since 1977. Lic. #508671. 909-989-1515.

Charles Jahant Call 909-921-1901

FROM CLEAN UP TO INSTALL TO MAINTENANCE NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE, INSURED CALL 592-0757 Now CELL 626-428-1691
Serving Claremont Area for 30 Years St. Cont #323243 Liability- Comp. Ins.

EMPIRE WINDOW CLEANING.
OVER 4000 REPEAT CUSTOMERS. Serving Claremont/Upland Since 1984. Free Estimate. 100% guaranteed. Track cleaning and pressure washing available.

LEARN JAPANESE
TAUGHT by Sumi Ohtani at Claremont Forum. Ongoing classes in the new Packing House. CHILDREN: Monday, 3:454:45pm, Tuesday (for beginner), 4:30-5:30 pm. TEEN/ADULT: Monday, 7-8:30pm. Registration required. Call 626-3066 Private tutoring available. www.claremontforum.org

TREE CARE
BOBʼS TREE SERVICE I.S.A Certified Arborist on job at all times. Trimming, diagnosis, medicating, removal. Cell 909524-8000 Lic #764621 MGT PROFESIONAL Tree Care. Providing prompt, dependable service for all your tree care needs. Certified arborist. Matt Gray-Trask 946-7444. BAUER TREE Care. 30+ in Claremont Ornamental Pruning Specialist of your medium and small perennials. (909) 624-8238.

GREENWOOD LANDSCAPING CO.
Landscaping contractor for complete •landscaping •irrigation •drainage •designing •gardening.

(909) 920-0606
$10 off with this ad!

PEST CONTROL
R&D PEST Services Inc. Careful. Scientific. Effective. We are the ant control experts. Gopher elimination. 909-629-6222.

YOGA
RESTORATIVE YOGA

Lic.#520496. 909-621-7770.
ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DON DAVIES CUSTOM DESIGN & INSTALLATIONS
New, Refurbished or Repair. Sod, Drainage, Plants, Trees Concrete, Masonary, BBQs Decks, Patios, Covers Lighting - Low Voltage, 120 Sprinkler & Drip Systems Planter or Retaining Walls D.G., Stepping Stones, Rock Fountains, Waterfalls

ORGANIZING
Do You Have Trouble Getting Organized? Iʼll help with: • Closets • Kitchen/Pantry • Garages • Kids Rooms • Office and More. Let’s simplify your life! Call Kristine 909-225-8190

PET SITTING
CLAREMONT PET & House sitting. Serving the Village area only. Experienced with references. Licensed & bonded. 909638-8295 www.claremontpets.com

PIANO TUNING
HAVE YOUR PIANO professionally tuned and cleaned. Call Keith at PIANO FORTE 909-625-1897 for prompt, courteous service.

FROM CLEAN UP TO INSTALL TO MAINTENANCE NEAT, COURTEOUS, RELIABLE, INSURED CALL 592-0757 Now CELL 626-428-1691
Serving Claremont Area for 30 Years St. Cont #323243 Liability-Comp. Ins.

RESIDENTIAL & Commercial. Complete plumbing & drain service. Lowest rates. Drains cleaned from $45. Copper Repipes, Tankless Water Heaters, Sewer Camera Inspection, Trenchless Sewer Replacement, Hydrojetting, Leak Detection. Same Day Service. Family Owned & Operated. Free estimates! 909-730-4400 All major credit cards accepted Lic #867530 insured & Bonded.

TOM DAY Tree Service. Fine pruning of all trees since 1974. Free estimate. (909) 629-6960.

TUTORING
CREDENTIALED teacher available for tutoring K-6th. $25 an hour. Contact Kathy at (909) 6217566 or mkc91711@yahoo.com SAT, English, 3 graduate degrees, $50 per hour, $65 for 90 minutes, half- price for first session, please see sinskytutor.com and contact Tom: 626-354-3616 tomsinsky@earthlink.net

PAINTING
COLLINS PAINTING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC Interior, exterior. Residential and commercial. Contractorʼs Lic.#384597. 985-8484.

PLASTER
PLASTERING BY Thomas Stucco and drywall repair specialist. Licensed home improvement contractor #614648. Call 984-6161. www.wall-doctor.com

Classes and workshops. Susan Perry 32 year Yoga practitioner. Weekly classes held at Musubi Dojo. perry@aiki.com
www.musubidojo.org Call 909624-7770

ROOFING
Gorden Perry Roofing Reroofing, repairs of all types. Free estimate. Quality work. Lic #C39588976 909-944-3884

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AUTO

AUTO

HEALTH & WELLNESS

F & H Tire Company
540 East Holt Avenue Pomona, California 91767
Come visit F & H Tire Company for service for tires, brakes and shocks. We have been providing honest service since 1938.

MAC’S AUTO BODY INC.
Family owned for 81 years

909.629.3044
Darren Callaway
President

Mastercraft Toyo

187 East Commercial St. Pomona, CA 91767
KEVIN MALONEY

909-622-7134
HEALTH & WELLNESS

HEALTH & WELLNESS

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Options In-Home Care is built on integrity and compassion. Our friendly and professional staff provides affordable non-medical home care service, tailored care for our elderly clients, including personal hygiene, Alzheimer & dementia care, meal prep, bathing and light house keeping. For your convenience our Operators and Case Managers are available 24/7! Office #: 909-621- CARE(2273) Fax #: 909-621-1114 Website: www.optionsinhomecare.com

HOME IMPROVEMENT

HOME IMPROVEMENT

HOME IMPROVEMENT

EARTHQUAKE RETROFIT House Bolting
Structural repairs Floor adjustments
David Johnson Const. Lic. #677971. Since 1993 Upland CA 91786 (909) 982-4771 (909) 263-9654 HOME IMPROVEMENT HOME IMPROVEMENT HOME IMPROVEMENT

Electrical
Jeff A. Bonhus

Hardwood Floors
John Dominguez
909-624-1246
Since 1976
• Sanding • Re-finishing• Installation • Staining • Repair

HOME IMPROVEMENT

HOME IMPROVEMENT

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Home & Office Organizing Remix Decorating 909-532-9430 Caren Whiteside carenwhiteside@verizon.net References Available HOME IMPROVEMENT HOME IMPROVEMENT

Home Solutions

HOME IMPROVEMENT

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LANDSCAPING & GARDENING

LANDSCAPING & GARDENING

LANDSCAPING & GARDENING

Dick Oosterheert
Landscape Services
Donʼt Landscape…

Renovate!
LANDSCAPING & GARDENING

• Save money by designing with drought tolerant materials! • Conserve water by converting existing irrigation to low flow irrigation! • Preserve your yard with a lawn and landscape renovation • Plant Pruning • Raised Beds

909-579-0248
1551 W. 13th Street, Upland CA 91786
Lic. #C-27 876953
MARKETPLACE SPECIALTY SERVICE MARKETPLACE

ELEGANT HICKORY DINING SET
Ideal for large settings, seats 12+ Exceptional quality, excellent condition.
Oval, 66” x 44” 8’ 6” long with 3 leaves 909-625-6855 See in Claremont 7 Chairs; extra wide, Comfortable rattan seats $1,800 o.b.o

New This Week at the Ivy House
Charming pair of French Carved Chairs in Blue & White Toile, Empire Style Writing Desk, Drexel Heritage Book Stand, Pair of Antique Chinese Urns on Stands, Collected Small Antique Tables, an Italian Card Size Table with a Pair of Cane Back Chairs, French Style Bedroom Set with Mirror over 9 Drawer Dresser, High Chest, and Night Stands, Display Cases, Antique American Pieces, Lamps, Ceramics, Lenox China Serivce, Artworks, Vintage and Contemporary Prints, Vintage Glass and Porcelain, Silver Pieces, English Chintzware by James Kent, and nice Antique American Furniture Pieces. CREATE YOUR STYLE FROM OUR EVER CHANGING COLLECTIONS
New Items Daily, New Shipments Weekly!

TECHNICAL SERVICES

TUTORING

Jacqueline Dunn, MA
Antiques & Interiors Live Beautifully, AFFORDABLY and GREEN
Computer repair and service

Antiques, Interiors, Estates & Consignments

212 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, Ca. 91711 Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm (909) 621-6628. www.ivy-house.com AUTO FOR SALE REAL ESTATE

2005 Honda Civic Hybrid
• Newly Conditioned! • Newer Battery • 4-door • Gas Saver • Automatic

Contact Jon 909.953.1441

REALTORS!
Place your ads in the most widely read real estate section in the area.

CALL AIMEE AT 621-4761

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909.621.4761

REAL ESTATE
OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY
SUNDAY, APRIL 11
1-4 p.m. 880 W. Highpoint Dr., Claremont. Coldwell Banker. 1-4 p.m. 1301 Running Creek Lane, Upland. Prudential WSRE 2-5 p.m. 1015 Belleville Court, Claremont. Prudential WSRE

N PE O

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SUNDAY APRIL 11TH 1-4 P.M.
880 W. Highpoint Dr., Claremont
Enjoy magnificent views from this coveted Claraboya condo featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room with fireplace, neutral carpeting and interior paint, nicely landscaped yard and common areas, and community pool. Escape to nature with walks in Johnson's Pasture and Thompson Creek. For Sale at $560,000 or For Lease at $2,250 per month.

The Professional Team
Lic#ʼs 01233404 & 0096348

GAIL SPARKS 909-621-4356 • 909-524-9252

LOURDES MUINOS 909-477-7872

D.R.E. #00897370

REAL ESTATE

(909) 626-1261
www.curtisrealestate.com

SALLY TORNERO
REALTOR

Please visit our web site where you can now access all MLS listings!
196 SCARLET OAK CIR., POMONA Beautiful, well-maintained 3 bedroom home in the coveted Claremont School district. Newer wood laminate flooring, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, energy efficient dual pane windows and spacious kitchen. Private master suite downstairs with direct access to private patio and spa. Two spacious bedrooms upstairs with central, open loft. Great end of cul-de-sac location near community pool/spa. $285,000 (S196)

Beachside

909-455-3203
SJTornero@yahoo.com

Thinking of buying or selling?
Call for your free market analysis.
Office
Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated

939 PINE ST., UNIT F, UPLAND
Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo. Direct access 2-car garage, formal living room with private patio, large family room and dining area opens to backyard with covered aboveground spa. Kitchen has new stainless appliances. Association pool. $199,000 (P939)

FOR LEASE:

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3 Bedroom - 2 Bath - Claremont House - $1850 3 Bedroom - 3 Bath - Condo - Pool - $1750

w w w. c a l l M a d h u . c o m
Madhu@callMadhu.com

Carol Curtis, Broker
Sales Associates: Michele Ammons, John Baldwin, Maureen Mills, Nancy & Bob Schreiber, Patricia Simmons, Corinna Soiles, Carol Wiese

Continuing the family tradition In the Claremont Village since 1947

(909) 260-5560
500 West Foothill Boulevard Claremont

Wheeler Steffen Real Estate, Inc.
An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Prudential

107 N. Harvard, Claremont CA 91711

(909) 626-1261 www.curtisrealestate.com

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Expertise in Claremont since 1978 Complete Professional Confidential Service

NEW LISTING
PRIME LOCATION above Baseline. Situated on a cul-de-sac, steps from the Foothill Trails. Four bedrooms with a cheerful fireplace in the master bedroom. Many recent upgrades throughout the entire home make this property not only beautiful, but energy efficient. The pool is a joy to see in the exceptionally lovely backyard. Please make your special appointment to see this exceptional home. Offered for Sale: $629,000. (909) 621-3944 (909) 709-3944

JOLI GORDIEN & AILEEN GORDIEN

GORDIEN & ASSOCIATES • 350 W. BONITA AVE. CLAREMONT, CA 91711 • (909) 621-3944

Lic.#00837223

Lic.#00667324

M ALKA RINDE REAL ESTATE
1876 Morgan Avenue, Claremont CA 91711

EXPERIENCE MATTERS...
Celebrating Over 25 Years Selling Real Estate in the Area

(909) 625-6754 (909) 973-5582
www.bjnichka.com email: bj@bjnichka.com
NEW LISTING

Wheeler Steffen Real Estate, Inc.
An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Prudential
D.R.E. #00961915

MALKA RINDE Broker - Owner

Bus: 909-625-2407 Fax: 909-621-2842 www.malkarinde.com
REALTOR ®

790 Lander Circle, Claremont
Prestigious Claremont Schools, Chaparral Elementary. Two story, Stone Creek PUD approx. 1400 Sq. Ft. End unit, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Both bedrooms upstairs, bath downstairs. Open floor plan with separate dining area, living room with gas fireplace, kitchen includes refrigerator and oven range. Central heat and air. Attached 2 car garage with laundry hook ups. Small fenced backyard with patio. Community pool/spa. Close to shopping and 210 access. List Price $285,000. (L790)

538 Bishop Place, Claremont

CLAREMONT CUL-DE-SAC

North of Foothill, Chaparral Elementary School District. Walk to Colleges. Located in established neighborhood on a cul-de-sac this wonderful 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has been lovingly cared for. Dining room/country kitchen. Formal dining room could be a family room. Formal entry leads to living room with fireplace. New Carrier furnace and air conditioning, double paned windows and newer roof are a few of the many amenities. Very private large backyard with covered patio and replastered pool. Attached 2 car garage. List Price $505,000 (B538)

1486 Redhill North Dr., Upland

NEW LISTING

FOR LEASE

Beautiful upgraded single story condominium located in gated community on prestigious, private, Red Hill Country Club. Direct access to Red Hill course for members. This awesome condo is professionally decorated with attention to every detail. Beautiful neutral paint, crown molding, new interior doors, new carpeting, new halogen lighting with dimmer switches. New dual pane windows, furnace, air conditioning and water heater. 2 bedroom/2 bathroom. Bright kitchen with pass through to dining room, new appliances. Laundry room. Elegant formal dining area. Spacious living room has views of tranquil, landscaped grounds, mature trees, and golf course. Itʼs like being on vacation every day. 2 Car garage. List Price $375,000. (R1486)

790 W. 10th Street, Claremont
One-of-a-kind single story house in the Claremont Village. Approx. 2,243 Sq. Ft. featuring hardwood floors,3 bedrooms/ 1 ¾ bathrooms. Family room with fireplace. Backyard gardens include fruit trees and abundant roses. 1 car garage and 2 parking spaces. Alley access. Includes gardener and water. List Price $2,900 per month. (T790)

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1 - 4

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2 - 5

NEW LISTING!

NEW LISTING!
NORTH UPLAND – GATED COMMUNITY 1301 RUNNING CREEK LANE, UPLAND, CA 91784 North on Benson-right at Brookdale
Desirable Acacia Community – Cute and cozy, 2bdrm, 2 bath home. Detached, large back yard with new fences and mature landscaping offers two patio areas. New carpet, paint, new tiled floors in bathrooms and kitchen, roomy eat in kitchen – lots of windows!! Living room w/fireplace and cathedral ceiling. Attached 2-car garage w/new garage door. Association features club house, BBQ, two pools/spas, volley ball, tennis, basketball courts. Low HOA dues. Great schools, access to 210 frwy. $335,000 Susan Emerson 909-447-7710 (R1301)

1015 BELLEVILLE COURT, CLAREMONT PRESTIGIOUS NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR CLAREMONT FOOTHILLS & WILDERNESS PARK $1,350,000
Professionally landscaped approx. one acre lot on cul-de-sac with grass areas, expansive covered patio, panoramic mountain views! Newly built in 2000, the light & airy approx. 4,800 sqft., 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath floor plan enjoys high volume ceilings & tasteful neutral decor. Spacious Kitchen with 2 islands & eating nook, fireplaces in both Family & Living Rooms. Formal Dining Room & Library. Master suite with lavish bath boasting dual sinks, walk-in closets, plus sunken tub & separate shower. GeoffHamill.com 909.621.0500 (B1015)

HISTORIC HILLSIDE 5.5 ACRE SPANISH VIEW ESTATE. $2,700,000
Sited high in the foothills of La Verne offering commanding panoramic views of valley, mountains, and city lights. This exquisite property was originally quality built circa 1939 and recently qualified for the Mills Act toward reduced property taxes. This privately dual gated property includes the main home with 6 bedrooms & 6 baths, approx. 6,000 sqft. with formal entry hall, grand scale rooms, a newly renovated state-of-the art kitchen, plus attached 4-car garage. Separate Guest House approx. 1,400 sqft with 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. Newly built detached 8-car garage is a recent addition. Also featured among the lush grounds includes a 20-person waterfall grotto spa plus multiple outdoor entertaining areas. www.GeoffHamill.com 909.621.0500. (B7500)

808 ALAMOSA DRIVE, CLAREMONT ENGLISH COUNTRY ESTATE
Located on a sweeping corner lot, nearly 1 acre in North Claremont with spectacular views, designed for living & entertaining on a small or grand scale. Relaxed elegance w/an open floor plan. Professionally landscaped grounds, majestic redwoods, impeccably maintained, complete privacy w/breathtaking views. Impressive 5000 sq .ft, w/5 bdrms, 4 baths, marble entry, formal living w/18 ft. ceilings & large formal dining room. Gourmet kitchen overlooks breakfast nook, lrg family room w/fireplace. Pool/media room sunken custom bar. 2nd level master bdrm suite w/marble fireplace & luxurious bath. French doors open to private balcony w/views of grounds bursting with color, cascading waterfalls & snow capped mountains. Adjoining library/office. Entertainment Gazebo features outdoor kitchen island & river rock faced walls. 3-car attached garage, RV Parking. Excellent Claremont Schools. Offered at $1,595,000. www.BernadetteKendall.com 909.670.1717 (A808)

1190 BERKELEY AVENUE, CLAREMONT HISTORIC VILLAGE SPANISH COLONIAL
Circa 1935, this architectural treasure designed by Marston & Maybury, who also designed the Padua Hills Theatre & the Pasadena Post Office. Desirable Village location. Specimen sycamore & olive trees. French doors open to inviting patio gardens, 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 updated baths 2722 sq.ft. Second level master bedroom designed by Hartman-Baldwin w/vaulted ceilings, mstr bath, wet bar & private balcony. Exterior staircase leads to 3rd car parking pad (potential use as separate studio). Gleaming hardwood floors, arched doorways & smooth stucco walls. Formal dining & living room w/fireplace, breakfast room, remodeled kitchen & finished basement. Oversize garage w/finished interior & laundry room. Renovation in keeping w/”period correct” design & materials, copper plumbing, 2HVACs, 2 water heaters & whole house fan. Excellent Claremont Schools. Offered at $975,000 www.BernadetteKendall.com 909.670.1717 (B1190)

OLD CLAREMONT VILLAGE SPANISH GEM. $800,000
Famous person once lived here! Convenient to coveted Claremont Colleges, Village, Memorial park, & fine schools. Approx. 2,300 sqft, built circa 1928 with 3 bedrooms + Den/Gym & 2 baths. Original architectural elements plus numerous tasteful upgrades throughout! Gracious Living room with barrel ceiling and character fireplace, Formal Dining room. Renovated Kitchen boasts European cabinetry and walk-in pantry, opens to spacious Family room with vaulted beamed ceilings and extensive built-ins. Newer copper plumbing plus central air & heat. Indoor laundry room. Spanish tile roof. Attractive lush grounds include quaint gardens, tall trees, adobe and block walls, multiple patio areas, etc. www.GeoffHamill.com 909.621.0500. (B1207)

NORTH CLAREMONT CONDIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. $535,000
Coveted 2-story functional floor plan perfect for entertaining and family living. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, approx. 2,350 sqft. Entry leads to formal Dining room plus spacious Living room with fireplace and Den with room for pool table. Upgraded kitchen with granite counters and eating area/breakfast bar opens to large Family room with vaulted beamed ceiling and extensive cabinetry. Central air & heat plus attic fan. Dual pane windows & copper piping. Beautiful landscaped lot with circular driveway nearly 1/4 acre boasts covered patio, grassy yard areas, bubbling in-ground spa, & privacy. Prime locale convenient to fine schools, friendly neighborhood parks, and shopping. www.GeoffHamill.com 909.621.0500. (M1847)

NEW LISTING!

FOR LEASE

538 BISHOP PLACE, CLAREMONT
North of Foothill, Chaparral Elementary School District. Walk to Colleges. Located in established neighborhood on a cul-de-sac this wonderful 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has been lovingly cared for. Dining room/country kitchen. Formal dining room could be a family room. Formal entry leads to living room with fireplace. New Carrier furnace and air conditioning, double paned windows and newer roof are a few of the many amenities. Very private large backyard with covered patio and replastered pool. Attached 2 car garage. List Price $505,000. BJ Nichka 909-625-6754 (B538)

1486 RED HILL NORTH DRIVE, UPLAND
Beautiful upgraded single story condominium located in gated community on prestigious, private Red Hill Country Club. Direct access to Red Hill golf course for members. This awesome condo is professionally decorated with attention to every detail. Beautiful neutral paint, crown molding, new interior doors, new carpeting, new halogen lighting w/dimmer switches. New dual pane windows, furnace, air conditioning and water heater. 2 bdrm, 2 bath. Bright kitchen w/pass through to dining room, new appliances. Laundry room and 2-car garage. Elegant formal dining room area. Spacious living room has views of tranquil, landscaped grounds, mature trees, and golf course. Itʼs like being on vacation every day. List Price $375,000 BJ Nichka 909-624-6754 (R1486)

790 LANDER CIRCLE, CLAREMONT
Prestigious Claremont Schools – this home is located in Chaparral Elementary district. Two story, Stone Creek PUD approximately 1400 sq. ft end unit, 2 bedroom, 2.5 baths. Both bedrooms are upstairs w/ ½ bath downstairs. Open floor plan with separate dining area, living room with gas fireplace, kitchen includes refrigerator and oven range. Central heat and air. Attached 2-car garage with laundry hookups. Small fenced backyard with patio. Community pool and spa. Close to shopping and 210 freeway access. List price is $285,000. BJ Nichka 909-624-6754 (L790)

711 GROVE STREET, POMONA
Ready for MOVE-IN! Immaculate single story, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with upgrades throughout: New kitchen cabinets, counters and appliances, remodeled baths, tile flooring, freshly painted interior. Large living room with fireplace and eat-in kitchen. Dual pane slider opens to the covered patio and large fenced yard shaded by a majestic oak tree. A great home, perfect for family and entertaining. 2car attached garage. Water, trash and gardener included. Claremont School District. Offered at $1600 per month. www.BernadetteKendall.com 909.670.1717 (G711)

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