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Assembly Member Freddie Rodriguez

Freddie Rodriguez is an assembly member representing California’s 52nd Assembly District. He assumed office on October 11, 2013. Born and raised in the City of Pomona, Freddie Rodriguez has dedicated his life to serving his community. He has worked as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the San Gabriel Valley …

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10 Freeway From 57 To Towne Ave Renamed “Shaun Diamond Memorial Highway”

The California Assembly approved a resolution by Pomona Assemblyman Rodriguez that made the 10 Freeway from the 57 Freeway to Towne Avenue as the Pomona Officer Shaun Diamond Memorial Highway. Pomona Officer Shaun Diamond died October 29, 2014 at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after a day after he was shot …

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Congresswoman Norma Torres Launches “Made In the 35th” Manufacturing Tour

TORRES LAUNCHES “MADE IN THE 35TH” MANUFACTURING TOUR Monday, August 7, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) launched her “Made in the 35th” tour, which will highlight area manufacturers and bring attention to the challenges facing the Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector. “Most people don’t think of the Inland Empire when they …

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Pomona House of Ruth : Helping Victims Of Domestic Violence

House of Ruth The House of Ruth is a non-profit organization that helps women and children affected by domestic violence. It provides emergency or transitional shelter, counseling, a 24 hour toll free hotline as well as prevention and outreach programs.   The organization has been operating since 1977 in the eastern …

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Free, Family, Fun Patterson Museum – See Thousands of Years of Art in One Place

Petterson Museum Petterson Museum is a place that brings together eastern and western techniques with the hope to represent the art culture of the world. It is located in Claremont, California on 34 acres of Pilgrim Place land. When you walk in, you are surrounded with antiquities, ceramics, costumes, decorative arts. …

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Starting July 23, Pomona Police Dept. Will Change Hours / Policies To Better Serve Residents

Front Desk has new hours to better serve the community during peak times: Mon-Sat: 8 am-6 pm. We will be adjusting our resources to Mon-Sat during peak hours to reduce wait times during those times; 8:00 am-6:00 pm.  In addition, all traffic related services will now be handled by the Front …

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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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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 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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