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Jed Leano 27th Congressional District Leadership Awards

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Prioritizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Complete Streets & Walking School Bus in Claremont, CA

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Claremont staff have noticed an increase with traffic safety and speeding concerns, reflected in the large number of residents contacting the city with requests for traffic calming and bicycle and pedestrian improvements as a means of slowing traffic down. As many experts agree, during the stay at…Continue readingPrioritizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Complete Streets & Walking School Bus in Claremont, CA

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Claremont Courier

Mayor Leano to be honored by Judy Chu

On August 8, Judy Chu, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced she had chosen Claremont Mayor Jed Leano as a 27th Congressional District leader of the year. Leano, pictured above with Chu at a previous event in Claremont, reacted to the announcement on his Instagram page: “To be recognized for my work by…Continue readingMayor Leano to be honored by Judy Chu

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Walking School Bus On the Move

Mayor Jed Leano leads a “walking school bus” out of the parking lot at the Hughes Center en route to Condit Elementary School on Wednesday. Leano learned from a Berkeley traffic engineer that other cities were forming walking bus groups, and decided to organize one here after noticing that many people were driving very short…Continue readingWalking School Bus On the Move

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Claremont Courier

Affordable housing project to be built on Base Line Road

For the first time in more than eight years, Claremont will see the construction of a new affordable housing development for the city’s most vulnerable residents. On Tuesday, the city council voted unanimously to approve city funding for the construction of a 15-unit project, located at 956 W. Base Line Rd. between Towne and Mountain…Continue readingAffordable housing project to be built on Base Line Road

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Jed Leano named democrat of the year by Holden

Freshman Claremont City Councilmember Jed Leano was honored in Los Angeles Sunday as the 41st Assembly District’s Democrat of the Year. “It almost feels a little bit like the day after the election when you win in that it feels great but you don’t really know what happened because it’s a little bit overwhelming,” Mr.…Continue readingJed Leano named democrat of the year by Holden

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Claremont Courier

Community groups unite to improve conditions at the border

When Jed Leano and Dave Roger visited a church-run shelter for US asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico in June, they unwittingly set into motion a wave of compassion that will crest Sunday, September 8. That’s the date United States Congressmember Judy Chu, among others, will be on hand for a 7 p.m. benefit for Room…Continue readingCommunity groups unite to improve conditions at the border

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Claremont Courier

Dog owners turned away at Pooch Park

Some hackles were raised Friday morning at the Claremont Pooch Park. Claremont City Councilmember Jed Leano arrived at College Park with his dogs, Blue and Sally, only to be informed by a film crew with the Burbank-based production company Shot Glass that the park was closed for filming.  Mr. Leano protested that the College Park,…Continue readingDog owners turned away at Pooch Park

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Councilmember Leano takes mission to border

Altruism is a concept near and dear to many Claremonters. For more than a century our community has been committed to volunteerism. This, combined with our diverse and educated populace, has meant we donate our time, money and skills not just locally, but also to causes and organizations with a worldwide reach. Take, for instance,…Continue readingCouncilmember Leano takes mission to border