Water line installation on Bonita Avenue west of Mountain Avenue

Golden State Water Company will install a new 12 inch main water line, 6 inch fire hydrants and 1 inch services on Bonita Avenue from Mountain Avenue to Taylor Drive, and on Taylor Drive, from Bonita Avenue to the end of the cul-de-sac, according to Tony Ramos’ weekly update.

The work, expected to take eight weeks, started Monday and will continue through Jan. 28.

No work is scheduled to take place during the week of Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

The 12 inch main line on Bonita Avenue will be installed within the eastbound bike lane, the south side of the street, according to the update.

To restore the roadway surface in the area, a special roadway surface treatment will be required.

Traffic control will be provided, maintaining one lane in each direction during working hours, during working hours.

Any questions about the project should be directed to Golden State Water Company’s customer service center at 909-999-4033.

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Golden State Water donates turkeys

Golden State Water Company donated 100 turkeys to help needy families in the Claremont area on Nov. 14 as part of its Operation Gobble program.

Golden State, according to a news release in advance of the Nov. 14 event, will deliver more than 7,000 turkeys for needy families in its service territory that covers parts of 75 communities in 10 counties in California.

“Golden State Water Company cares about the communities it serves, and is proud to once again provide holiday joy for deserving families through our annual Thanksgiving turkey donation,” said District Manager Ben Lewis in a statement. “Through this program, we provide a happier holiday for those who need it most. Operation Gobble also raises awareness of the issue of hunger in California.”

According to the release, Operation Gobble is a non-partisan and non-denominational effort to distribute turkeys but Golden State directs the donations to churches, community food banks and other non-profits.

Since 1990, Golden State has been distributing turkeys to disadvantaged families throughout its service areas.