Sunday , September 24 2017

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After Tragedy, Downtown Bookstore Closing – 30% Off All Books Until Sold

Downtown Magic Bookstore Closeout Sale With the tragic passing of Dwain Kaiser, his widow, JoAnn is having a closeout sale!  All books are marked 30% off.  To help Dwain’s widow, it is time to do some book shopping to add to your collection.  The sale is expected to continue until …

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1888 Pomona Wanted To Abolish Saloons / Drinking – In response, Pomona opened secret bars.

Historical Pomona Incorporated 1888. Most people in Pomona know that the name “Pomona” comes from the Roman goddess of fruit.  She has been a symbol for years and is currently represented by a statue and a drink (Pomona Queen) served at some of the city’s restaurants.  Speaking of drinks, did you …

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Pomona Fish Market Review by Pomona Resident John Clifford

*photos by Pomona resident John Clifford Follow Pomona resident John Clifford as he eats at and reviews local restaurants.  Follow John Clifford on his unique Pomona culinary journey. by Pomona Resident John Clifford President, Pomona Public Library Foundation | Member Save Our Pomona Public Library | Director, Historical Society of …

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July 12, Seven Arrested For Prostitution Related Charges

Pomona Police Arrest 7 During Joint Prostitution Operation The operation was conducted in response to numerous complaints received from residents and local business owners. The Pomona Police Department is taking a proactive approach to improving the quality of life by addressing and deterring human trafficking and prostitution activities along the …

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Cal Poly Pomona UAS Drone Operator At Cal Poly Pomona

Cal Poly Pomona Teaches UAS Drone Operators The College of Extended University (CEU) at Cal Poly Pomona launched an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) program. The program allows participants to begin the process to become a certified unmanned aerial system (UAS) operator. CEU is the first accredited institution in California to …

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Pomona Little Free Libraries Are Showing Up Everywhere

Pomona Little Free Library Pomona Little Free Library is awesome. Most of us, especially young children, enjoy reading books, but too often we can’t make it to the Pomona Public Library.  Because of this, to promote reading within our community, Little Free Libraries are being placed around Pomona. What exactly is a …

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Pomona Police Participating – Pink Patch Project To Increase Public Awareness of Breast Cancer

Pomona Police are all smiles because they are participating in the 2017 Pink Patch Project 🎀. The #PinkPatchProject is a campaign designed to increase public awareness about breast cancer and to raise funds against the disease. Pomona PD is proud to be a participating agency in this project.

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July 3, 2017, City Mourns Fatal Shooting Of Downtown Pomona Bookstore Owner, Dwain Kaiser

*photo from GoFundMe Campaign On July 3, 2017, the City of Pomona was saddened by the fatal shooting in Downtown Pomona of long-time Downtown Pomona business owner, Dwain Kaiser. Dwain Kaiser (69), owned Magic Door Used Books, with his wife, JoAnn.  Dwain positively impacted many lives.  Dwain was fatally shot …

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Pomona Detention Facility Pomona Fairgrounds House Japanese 1942

Pomona Detention Facility Pomona Fairgrounds House Japanese 1942 Pomona was one of fifteen “Assembly Centers” administered by the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). The detention facility was populated from May 7 to August 24, a total of 110 days. On July 20 the camp population peaked at 5,434 persons. The inmates …

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Elizabeth Ontiveros-Cole Pomona City Council 4th District Is A Strong Opponent To Corruption (Lincoln Park area)

Elizaeth Ontiveros-Cole represents the residents of Pomona, and she works hard to keep people informed.  She has become a new champion in Pomona leadership.  She is steadfast in her beliefs, resolved in her principles, and will not be bought.   She is a strong opponent to corruption and inside deals. …

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