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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A Tale of Two Parades

Through the best of times and the worst of times, I have been Santa Claus at the Organ Pavilion for San Diego’s “December Nights in the Park.” I have watched many babies grow up...

Quarantine in Clairemont (2020)

Clairemont has been under quarantine for two months. How are residents dealing with “the new normal?” The following comments and observations are from a broad, cross-section of people who call Squaremont home. Longtime Clairemont resident Diane...


House Arrest in Clairemont (2020)

These are perilous times. Although the younger generation is physically and financially threatened by the corona virus, they still have to venture into the world to carry on with their lives and to help...

House Arrest in Clairemont (1977)

Today, Clairemont is under house arrest. On January 1, 1977, Section 840 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code (home supervision/house arrest) became law: “Home supervision is a program in which persons who would otherwise be...


The “C” word is very scary

The “C” word is very scary. It is difficult to accept or even say out loud when it applies to you. I didn’t want to talk about it. Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz offered this...

Crime in Farmington

The local Police Blotter can be found in every edition of The Clairemont Times. Criminal activity in large cities is a serious matter. Residents want to feel safe and secure in their homes and neighborhoods. Crime...


Keeping Big Band Music Alive

Before there was Elvis, Bobbysoxers in the early 1940s were screaming for Frank Sinatra. World War II was raging, but on the Homefront, it was the era of Big Band music and ration books. On January 19, 2020,...

History Uncovered: Lindbergh-Schweitzer

Shortly before the winter break, a meeting of the Site Governance Team at Lindbergh-Schweitzer Elementary School was held on December 19, 2019. Kristen Straeter, a preschool special education teacher, apologized for being late. She had...


Who’s Who in Clairemont: 2020

It’s 2020!  How did this happen so fast? Before you know it, it will be 2100. Thanks to the following readers who sent e-mails to “Squaremont" during 2019. In a tradition dating back to 2016, you have been selected...

Why rename Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary School?

The Clairemont Town Council recently forwarded a message about plans for a 2020 ground breaking to modernize the Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary School site. There is also a movement to rename the school: The site governance...


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