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  • Study: Your Cereal May Hold the Key to a Longer Life
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The secret to a longer life may be in front of you right now. A new study concludes that people who eat a certain type of cereal lived longer than those who don't....
  • Project Sister Family Services Will Host a Community Event to Support...
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:12:45 GMT
    Project Sister Family Services, the sexual assault crisis and prevention center for the East San Gabriel and Inland Valleys, will hold its 15th Annual "Healing the Heart" Dinner and Silent Auction on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm at the Kellogg West Conference Center on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona, 3801 W. Temple Ave. in Pomona. The public is invited to an informative and celebratory evening of dining and entertainment to benefit Project Sister Family Services ....
  • Governor Brown Announces Appointments
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:38:32 GMT
    Abby Snay, 63, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the California State Rehabilitation Council. Snay has been executive director at Jewish Vocational Services since 1984, where she has held several positions since 1975, including assistant director, supervisor and counselor....
  • Pomona School District Employee Stabbed In Back In Parking Lot
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:07:27 GMT
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  • Pomona Unified School District employee stabbed as she left work
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:59:00 GMT
    Police are searching for a man who they say stabbed a Pomona Unified School District employee as she walked to her car after work Tuesday afternoon. Police say Amy Blevins, 39 of Pomona, was leaving her job shortly before 12:30 p.m. at the district headquarters, 800 S. Garey Avenue, when she was approached by her attacker....
  • Cal State students are better prepared for college math, English
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:34:00 GMT
    The latest crop of high school graduates to enter Cal State's 23 campuses were the best prepared in history to tackle college-level math and English under a new program that provides intensive instruction over the summer, officials said Tuesday. The program was created in 2009 and it began in 2012, requiring freshmen who need remedial classes to take them before their first term....
  • Jonas Center Aids WesternU DNP Scholarships
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:25:34 GMT
    Karen Hanford, Ed.D., R.N., FNP, Founding Dean of the College of Graduate Nursing at Western University of Health Sciences , has announced two new funding awards for students pursuing the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree. "With generous support from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare, the College will be able to award two $10,000 scholarships for students working on veteran-specific health care needs in 2015-16," Hanford said....
  • L.A. County committee listens to Pomona Unified trustee area proposals
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:45:42 GMT
    POMONA >> One after another, parents went before members of the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization on Wednesday night to say they want the school board to remain a five-member body. The hearing was part of a process that began when Pomona resident John Mendoza submitted a petition calling for the creation of trustee voting areas and increasing the number of school board members from five to seven....
  • Pomona has its own a Night at the Museuma
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:21:33 GMT
    Monrovia High School student Jillian Olandt demonstrates her artistic skills at the recent “A Night at the Museum” gala. Once they entered the studio and were greeted with glasses of champagne, the festive evening really did live up to its name – “A Night at the Museum – Where the Art Comes Alive” at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona....
  • Hemmings Find of the Day - 1972 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:45:06 GMT
    Just so nobody thinks the aftermarket wheels and tires were a recent addition, we'll reiterate what the seller of this 1972 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan listed on Hemmings.com notes below: That his grandfather was the one who installed them. And unlike the popular perception of all Seventies vans as sin bins, this one still has its original interior in its original configuration, without any customization beyond the Cragars and BFGs....
  • Parents Used 'Trigger' Law to Leverage School Changes
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:32:18 GMT
    By the time a local resident called the Los Angeles-based parent-trigger advocacy group Parent Revolution for help in 2013, parent frustration and anger had reached a tipping point. But parents at the K-12 school never collected a single signature to mount a petition drive under California's controversial Parent Empowerment Act ....
  • Man shot to death in Pomona early Monday morning
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Around 12:30 a.m. Monday, a woman called 9-1-1 and said a man she knew had been shot, police said. She told police he came inside her home in the 1200 block of Third Street, near Myrtle Avenue, after being shot multiple times....
  • WesternU Alum's App Puts a Pharmacist in Your Pocket
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:41:22 GMT
    Western University of Health Sciences' College of Pharmacy alumnus Anthony Do, PharmD '12, has created a smartphone application, Medicyne, which helps users determine what kind of over-the-counter drugs to buy based on their symptoms. "It analyzes the information and then recommends products, which can improve safety for the patient and can eliminate potential drug interactions," Do said....
  • Car of wanted LAPD officer sought in connection with fatal Pomona shooting found
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    POMONA >> Police seeking a missing rookie Los Angeles police officer who is being sought in connection with a fatal shooting found the officer's car abandoned here Sunday afternoon, officials said. Investigators discovered a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta belonging to LAPD Officer Henry Solis, 27, of Pomona just before 1 p.m. at Main Street and Monterey Avenue, Pomona police Lt....
  • Bonita High jazz performers swing in Pomona
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:38:19 GMT
    Vocalist Dani Satin sings “The Nearness Of You” at the Bonita High School Jazz Band's “Swingin' With the Big Bands” benefit concert on Sunday at the Fox Theater in Pomona. POMONA >> Alvida “Vera” Zuniga, 92, of San Gabriel gently tapped her foot and smiled, her eyes and her heart totally riveted on the musical magic being created by the Bonita High School Jazz Ensemble at the Fox Theater here on Sunday....
  • Car of wanted LAPD officer sought in connection with fatal Pomona shooting found
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:03:43 GMT
    POMONA >> Police seeking a missing rookie Los Angeles police officer who is being sought in connection with a fatal shooting found the officer's car abandoned here Sunday afternoon, officials said. Investigators discovered a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta belonging to LAPD Officer Henry Solis, 27, of Pomona just before 1 p.m. at Main Street and Monterey Avenue, Pomona police Lt....
  • Families adopt canines, kittens at Inland Valley Humane Society event
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 03:48:26 GMT
    POMONA >> Siblings Moazit Juarez, 12, and Xochilt Juarez, 11, of Pomona will share the responsibilities of caring for the kitten they adopted from the Inland Valley Humane Society on Saturday. Moazit, a seventh-grade student at Emerson Middle School, said taking care of the new pet will be both easy and fun....
  • Random Article
    published on Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
    And they've managed to do it again! It seems the on-going activity brought to you by the Loft Beats Gallery has made them a fan favorite for another year running. The art hub is often lit with creations of all mediums and artists from all across the map....
  • Pomona Panthers could not catch Mountain Range
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:05:22 GMT
    With the 2015 girls' soccer season under way after all the snow is mostly melted, the Pomona High School girls' varsity soccer team is still looking for their first win. Even though there is time to pull out of their slump, the 0-3 does not sit too well when the other teams are doing a bit better....
  • Somber Memorial Held for Fallen Santa Barbara Firefighter Daniel Corrigan
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:06:19 GMT
    A somber procession of firefighters greeted Daniel Corrigan's casket Friday as the Santa Barbara City Fire engine carrying it made its way down Cabrillo Boulevard, and tourists and drivers on the waterfront stopped to watch the casket, draped with an American flag, move toward the memorial. Hundreds gathered to remember Corrigan, 35, and a Santa Barbara City firefighter Daniel Corrigan, who died March 4 from unknown causes and was found in his private vehicle near Fire Station 8 at the Santa Bar...