Saturday , January 20 2018

Tag Archives: City History

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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The Cornerstone of Pomona – The Fox Theater-Restored & With It Came The Re-Birth of Historic Downtown Pomona

With new Pomona businesses coming and going, it is important to preserve Pomona's history.  Through very hard work, dedication, countless contributions and efforts, the Pomona Fox Theater was renovated, and with it there was a re-birth of Downtown Pomona.   The Fox Theatre has been around since the 20th century. …

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