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  • Slain Pomona officer known for contagious smile
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:51:00 GMT
    The orange hospital visitor's badge had begun to curl away from her black cardigan, but Joy Diamond ran her hand over it, an attempt to smooth it back in place. Hours had passed since her son had been honored by dozens of fellow police officers in a procession to the Los Angeles County coroner's office....
  • Pomona SWAT Officer Shot, Killed In The Line Of Duty Honored
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:11:00 GMT
    A Pomona police SWAT officer who was shot while helping to serve a warrant in San Gabriel died from his wounds today, police said. Shaun Diamond, 45, was pronounced dead at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena at 3:24 a.m., said Los Angeles County coroner's Lt....
  • Pomona SWAT officer in critical condition after being shot while serving warrant in San Gabriel
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:48:14 GMT
    SAN GABRIEL >> Pomona SWAT Officer Shaun Diamond is in critical condition after being shot while serving a search warrant Tuesday in San Gabriel, police said. The shooting occurred at a residence near the intersection of Las Tunas Drive and San Marino Avenue about 4 a.m., according to the San Gabriel Police Department....
  • Ed Iskenderian: He Who Has The Most Stuff -- Hot Rods Forever
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:36:00 GMT
    Isky is 93 years old now, and his curiosity about all things automotive still carries him into his office nearly every day. In November 2013, the Specialty Equipment Market Association celebrated its 50th anniversary at its annual trade show in Las Vegas....
  • Pioneering dentist Thomas H. Watson Jr. dies at age 85
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:48:44 GMT
    Dr. Thomas H. Watson Jr. of Claremont was the first African-American dentist and director of dental services at Lanterman Developmental Center, died on Oct. 17. He was 85. Dr. Thomas H. Watson Jr. of Claremont, a Pomona community activist and Lanterman Developmental Center's first African-American dentist and director of dental services, died at Montclair Hospital Medical Center on Oct. 17. Watson was well known for his pioneering professional accomplishments, inspirational influence on Pomona's...
  • Wellness takes the Stage at WesternU
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:51:37 GMT
    Dr. David Tillman, MemorialCare Medical Director, and Melanie Cumbee, Manager of MemorialCareA1s Health and Wellness Program, served as the keynote speakers for the sixth annual Dr. Philip Pumerantz Distinguished Lectureship Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. On their right is WesternU Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Bond, DO....
  • Obituaries for October 22, 2014
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:42:39 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • SVMC now teaching hospital for podiatry
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:40 GMT
    A new program at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is attracting podiatry students from across the country who want to train with an outstanding medical staff in a rural hospital. The new podiatry surgical residency program, which launched earlier this year, began with two recent graduates, Dr. Vu Nguyen from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif....
  • SVMC becomes teaching hospital for Podiatry
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:25:37 GMT
    A new program at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is attracting podiatry students from across the country who want to train with an outstanding medical staff in a rural hospital. The new podiatry surgical residency program, which launched earlier this year, began with two recent graduates, Dr. Vu Nguyen from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., and Dr. Michael Banh from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio....
  • Cal Poly Pomona: Pumpkins, bugs and charity run fill Saturday
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    An Australian Leaf insect crawls on the shoulder of Jacob Troncoso, 4, of Lakewood on Saturday at the Insect Fair at the Bronco Student Center at Cal Poly Pomona. Tens of thousands descended Saturday on Cal Poly Pomona, where three events drew attendees from across the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys....
  • Pumpkins, bugs, charity three events at Cal Poly Pomona
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:36:51 GMT
    Tens of thousands descended Saturday on Cal Poly Pomona, where three events drew attendees from across the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys. The Myers family wanted something positive to come out of their tragedy....
  • La Verne Writers Group holding first author day Sunday
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:32:08 GMT
    LA VERNE >> “We all have something to say and come from different backgrounds, so we create more diverse offerings,” said Toni Eastwood about the women and men in the La Verne Writers Group. The group founded by Eastwood will present its first Meet Your Local Authors Day from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the La Verne Community Center in the La Verne Civic Center....
  • Arraignment postponed for CHS cafeteria worker; bail remains unpaid
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:23:24 GMT
    The arraignment scheduled for Vanessa Antonia Tinoco, the Claremont High School cafeteria worker charged with having sexual relations with a 16-year-old student, has been postponed until Monday, November 3. The 33-year-old Pomona resident was arrested last week after someone who had become concerned about the interactions between Ms. Tinoco and the male student alerted school authorities....
  • KTGY-designed High-End, Mixed-use Student Housing Community Opens at WesternU
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:36:45 GMT
    Public/Private Partnership between Hanover Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, Provident Resources Group & City of Pomona Adds 305 Beds for Graduate Students PRLog - Oct. 17, 2014 - IRVINE, Calif. -- IRVINE, CALIF....
  • Western University physician playing part in effort to battle Ebola in Africa
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:43:54 GMT
    Dr. Maryam Othman, director, Division of Global and Community Health, in her office at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona on Tuesday. Othman is part of a team that has developed an Ebola training module to help the average person deal with the potentially deadly virus....
  • Texas Motorplex welcomes back NHRA Division 4 Summit Series Finals
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:18:00 GMT
    Meet the Stars of the NHRA Mello Yello Series Read full bios on all the series regulars, including major accomplishments, best runs, hobbies, and more, plus team and driver Twitter account info on the social media page. NitroMall is your one-stop spot for official NHRA merchandise, products from some of the teams of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, and more....
  • Pomona native Nmon Ford enjoys hitting the high notes for audiences
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:35:36 GMT
    Nmon Ford, a classical and operatic baritone singer from Pomona, Ca., Monday, October 14, 2014. South Hills Presbyterian Church in Pomona served as the nurturing incubator for Nmon Ford's talents, personal development and life philosophy....
  • Weezer signs latest album in Claremont
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:24:24 GMT
    It was a big-old love fest when the popular alternative rock band Weezer showed up at Rhino Records to sign copies of their new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End. The main event at the popular Claremont music emporium was a table where lead singer and guitarist Rivers Cuomo was stationed, armed with a Sharpie and bookended by bassist Scott Shriner and guitarist Brian Bell....
  • WesternU Professor Among First DOs to Serve on ACGME Board
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:26:40 GMT
    Pomona, California October 14, 2014 Another milestone has been reached as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education , the American Osteopathic Association , and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine work toward a single accreditation system for graduate medical education programs in the U.S. For the first time, four doctors of osteopathic medicine will serve on the ACGME Board of Directors, including a Western University of Health Sciences professor. "These ...