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Corona wrestler Savannah Lewis was determined to reign at Queen of the Hills

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Among those schools, Carter had the only other champion, with Bryant Avila winning the 138 title. Runner-up wrestlers included: Colton’s Isaiah Duran (106), Etiwanda’s Sean Diaz (113), Dominic Rivera (132), and Richard Guzman (195), Claremont’s Brandon Fairman (138), Upland’s Jonathan Moreno (152), and Damien’s Liam McNair (160).
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Church nativity displays Jesus, Mary and Joseph in cages, separated at the border

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A Southern California church flipped the lights on its outdoor manger scene Saturday evening to reveal Jesus, Mary and Joseph as border detainees, each figure isolated in its own chain-link cage with a barbed-wire top. The nativity display from Claremont United Methodist Church, a suburban congregation east of Los Angeles, is raising both ...
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Claremont City Council Approves Rental Assistance Program

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On December 10, 2019, the Claremont City Council voted unanimously to approve a temporary rental assistance program for tenants facing eviction in response to the newly passed Tenant Protection Act of 2019. On October 8, 2019, the Governor of California signed Assembly Bill 1482 (AB 1482), also known as the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 ...
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Justice-themed Nativity scenes make a splash

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The Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in California is striking. Mannequins of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph are separated in individual cages topped with barbed wire. A baby Jesus is wrapped in what resembles a Mylar blanket, similar to the sheets migrants have been given in holding cells. On a podium, a message reads ...
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Orange County Girls Tennis Coach of the Year: Natasha Schottland, Portola

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Portola girls tennis coach Natasha Schottland began to cry as her senior players screamed in celebration at The Claremont Club. Her four-year journey of building a program from scratch reached the pinnacle. Schottland guided Portola from the grueling Pacific Coast League to the CIF-SS Division 3 championship in mid-November in Claremont.
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Roosevelt wins team title at Upland’s Blackwatch wrestling tournament

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Among those schools, Carter had the only other champion, with Bryant Avila winning the 138 title. Runner-up wrestlers included: Colton’s Isaiah Duran (106), Etiwanda’s Sean Diaz (113), Dominic Rivera (132), and Richard Guzman (195), Claremont’s Brandon Fairman (138), Upland’s Jonathan Moreno (152), and Damien’s Liam McNair (160).
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Ontario Christian’s Jenna Holmes is the Sun/Bulletin girls volleyball player of the year

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Holmes is gifted off the court as well. Possessor of a 4.6 grade point average, she will attend Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the fall where she will play Division III volleyball and study to be an accountant. “I’m so excited,” Holmes said. “It’s only about 20 minutes from my house and the academics and volleyball are amazing. I love the ...
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Inland area college notebook: SBVC quarterback Moussa moving on to Vanderbilt after stellar season

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Edwards leaves a high bar to scale Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer coach Matt Edwards, one of the most successful coaches in the Inland Empire, resigned this week, less than a month after being named the United Soccer Coaches West Regional Staff of the Year. Edwards was 52-32-9 in his five seasons, including a 31-6-3 stretch in 2018-19 ...
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