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Pomona World Championship Boxer Alberto Dávila & Wife Garey H.S. Graduates

Pomona World Championship Boxer Alberto Dávila Garey H.S. Graduate w/Wife Also Garey H.S. Member World Boxing Hall of Fame Albert "Alberto" Dávila (born August 10, 1954) is a Mexican-American boxer who boxed during the 1970s and 1980s in the bantamweight division. During parts of 1983 and 1984, he held the World Boxing Council (WBC) championship. In 1983, Alberto …

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Since 1888, Six Pomona Police Officers Killed In Line Of Duty.. The first Chief Henry Tracy 1911

The City of Pomona incorporated on January 6, 1888 and became a Charter City in 1911. Henry P. Tracy was hired as the as the first Chief of Police on May 16, 1911. Chief Tracy was 47 years old and had no previous law enforcement experience. His salary was $1,200 …

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Yesterday Pomona Democratic Congresswoman Norma Torres Voted Against Trump’s Healthcare Bill

Pomona Congresswoman

Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare:  “I voted against the American Health Care Act, because it jeopardizes the health and financial security of my constituents, as well as the millions of men, women, and children …

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According To Pomona Residents Top 3 Pomona Restaurants – Do you agree?

In a Pomona opinion survey conducted by UrbanSpoon.com, the following list represents the top five Pomona restaurants.  The Rookery Ale House and Grill Burgers, Gastropub, Craft Beers 117 West 2nd St Donahoo’s Golden Chicken Chicken 1074 N Garey Ave Los Jarritos Restaurant Mexican Food 3191 N Garey AveEl Merendero Mexican …

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History Pomona Fox Theater

In the late 1920s Fox West Coast Theaters were building “Entertainment Palaces” to support the growing motion picture industry.  The Fox Theater in Pomona, California was opened by Fox West Coast Theaters on April 23, 1931. The auditorium seated 1,751 in orchestra and balcony levels.  Mann Theater stopped showing regular …

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Introducing Pomona Valley Hospital’s CEO – Richard E. Yochum, FACHE

Mr. Yochum, President/Chief Executive Officer, has held his title since 1993 at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), and has worked at the hospital since 1978. Before his time at PVHMC, he worked as an Assistant Administrator at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California.  He has an …

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June 5, Pomona City Council Discusses New Waste & Recycling Ordinance. (opinion/editorial)

*Map pictured above - Pomona is in the top 5% of polluted cities in the State June 5, Pomona City Council Will Discuss Proposed Pomona Waste & Recycling Ordinance Opinion/Editorial by Kathryn Kirui and Damiana Aldana Clean & Green Pomona members For those who call Pomona home, the details matter. And …

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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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Pomona Gang Member Gets 147 Years In State Prison For Shooting Pomona Resident

Local 40 year old gang member, Travail Gray, was recently found guilty for shooting Pomona resident, Raymond Sears, 53, on Oct. 25, 2013 in front of Pomona Liquor Store near the 500 block E La Verne Avenue,  Sears was taken to Pomona Valley Hospital and survived.  Deputy District Attorney David …

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Futuristic, State-of-Art Active Learning Classroom Being Built At Cal Poly Pomona – 900 Universities Applied Only 15 Will Receive Classroom

Cal Poly Pomona Selected to Receive Installation of Active-Learning Classroom The classroom, which is valued at $65,000, will include design, installation, movable furniture and on-site training for class amenities. The third-year program supports teachers and students by creating environments that encourages engagement, collaboration and creativity.  Cal Poly Pomona is one of …

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