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  • Volunteer to read these items from Ontario and Pomona
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:19:02 GMT
    For today's column, you get news and notes from not only Ontario, but Pomona too. Now how much would you pay? • Norma Burleson, who helps confused passengers at the Travelers Aid desk at LA/Ontario International Airport, was named Ontario's volunteer of the year on Friday....
  • SRI International to Showcase High-Impact Platform Technologies at DARPA Robotics Challenge Expo
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:30:00 GMT
    SRI Robotics, a major program of SRI International , will be demonstrating its leading-edge robotics platform technologies in booth E22 at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Expo, June 5-6, 2015 in Pomona, California. Known for pushing the boundaries of the field, SRI Robotics is unveiling PROXI , a new humanoid robot that can operate up to 20 times more efficiently than current humanoid robotic platforms....
  • More
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:58:09 GMT
    A man who was sentenced for stalking Mila Kunis has escaped a mental health facility, according to the Associated Press . According to a Los Angeles County sheriff, Stuart Lynn Dunn disappeared Saturday night from the Olive Vista Behavioral Health Center in Pomona, Calif....
  • Berkeley author bringing 'Amelia' children's series to a close
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 21:06:38 GMT
    Oh, it isn't marital -- the Berkeley writer and founder of the two-year-old independent press, Creston Books, is already married. This knot is like the knot at the end of ropes anchoring a fleet of boats or a knot tied in thread used to stitch together a patchwork quilt....
  • Dave's DRC Dispatch-May 30, 2015
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 07:11:25 GMT
    First, I have to tell you that the Challenge hasn't started yet. It doesn't really take place until next Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6 at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA....
  • Teen rescues woman, child but LAFD rescue dog dies in Rancho Cucamonga house fire
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Her handler, firefighter Jason Chapman, owned the home. RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> A teenager doesn't consider himself a hero despite helping a woman and her son escape a devastating house fire that claimed the life of a Los Angeles City Fire Department rescue dog Tuesday night....
  • Summer 2015: 24 festivals and fairs in Southern California
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Toby Carpenter, 25, and Debbie Lau, 24, two fifth grade South El Monte teachers, head to the Lifehouse concert with their matching wins during the last day of the Los Angeles County Fair Sunday eveing, September 28, 2008 at the Fairplex in Pomona. Cars and carnival rides, surfboards and water skis, movies and mountain getaways - you name it and there's probably a festival for it in Southern California this summer....
  • 1 killed, 2 wounded in Pomona shooting
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pomona police investigate the scene where one person was killed and two others were wounded in a Tuesday morning shooting in the Woodlawn Mobile Home Park in the 1000 block of E. Mission Boulevard in Pomona. “I was asleep and then I heard about nine shots,” said Elizabeth Estrada who lives in the Woodlawn Mobile Home Park in the 1000 block of E. Mission boulevard near San Antonio Avenue....
  • Battle of the Bands in Pomona, Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers in Ontario
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Steve Martin banters with the audience at the FM Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre, Pa. on Tuesday night, July 2, 2013 as singer Edie Brickell listens in....
  • 'Heroes in the Shadows'
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 01:43:15 GMT
    With the close of Memorial Day events, one continues with a weeklong event dedicated to honoring the fallen while serving the living. Presented by The Vet Hunters Project, in conjunction with the City of Pomona, the fourth annual "Heroes in the Shadows" San Gabriel Valley Homeless Stand Down kicked off yesterday with more than 400 attendees....
  • Why a real-life Terminator is far away
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 00:07:50 GMT
    A robotics contest aims to provide a reality check on the rise of machines like this one from "Terminator Genisys". In glossy sci-fi movies like " Ex Machina " and " Chappie ", robots move with impressive - and frequently malevolent - dexterity....
  • "HEROESINTHESHADOWS" SGV Veterans Stand Down Gears Up To Give 7 Cars To Veterans On May 27, 2015
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 20:40:53 GMT
    PRLog - May 26, 2015 - POMONA, Calif. -- As this year's Memorial Day celebrations come to a close, one continues with a weeklong event dedicated to honoring the fallen while serving the living....
  • Ruth Vana t Land-Parkes certainly deserves honor of entering CCAA Hall of Fame
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 19:56:02 GMT
    Random thoughts for a Tuesday morning, so grateful for NASCAR's tribute to my son Bryan and others who have sacrificed for our great nation, wondering whatever happen to Kyle Kesterson, whose 43 career doubles in 1994-96 are among the all-time CIF-SS leaders for Cajon High School. One of the greatest high school and college athletes in this area – and that's quite a statement – is being honored June 2 at the Castaway Restaurant in San Bernardino....
  • 4th Annual'Heroes In The Shadows' SanGabrielValley Veterans Stand Down Begins Memorial Day In Pomona
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 21:46:25 GMT
    PRLog - May 24, 2015 - POMONA, Calif. -- Among the many Memorial Day celebrations this year, one stands out by marking the first of five days dedicated to honoring the fallen while serving the living....
  • Robert S. Bray
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 16:10:50 GMT
    Robert S. Bray, 88, passed away gently, with grace and dignity, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was born Feb. 3, 1927, in Hartford, Conn., to fifth generation Maine parents, Archie H. Bray and Inez P. Bray....
  • Stepping back in time at Palm Springs Architecture and Design Center
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Closed Monday....
  • Summer 2015: 24 festivals and fairs in Southern California
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Cars and carnival rides, surfboards and water skis, movies and mountain getaways - you name it and there's probably a festival for it in Southern California this summer. June 6: Sixth annual event celebrates the long history of the Santa Monica Pier plus the sports of surfing and paddleboarding....
  • 5 High School Students Win Robots4Us Video Contest
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Five short videos prepared by U.S. high school students have been selected as winning entries in DARPA's Robots4Us video contest and will be featured at a June 7 invitational workshop on the future of robotics. DARPA launched the contest to stimulate student consideration of the potential societal implications of robotics....
  • Teacher's Aide, 38, Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Student, 16
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:19:04 GMT
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  • WesternU in top 10 nationwide for medical school applicants
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Western University of Health Sciences' College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific ranks in the top 10 nationwide in total applications to medical schools, according to a new report. COMP had 8,653 applicants in fall 2014, bringing it into the top 10 nationwide for the first time, according to U.S. News and World Report....