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  • Alexis DeJoria set to make history at the 2016 NHRA season opener with her 100th Funny Car event
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:57:55 GMT
    Alexis DeJoria is poised to make history this weekend at the 56th annual Circle K NHRA WinterNationals in Pomona, California, where she will become the first female to enter 100 Funny Car events. With 99 professional events under her belt, DeJoria is a proven force on the track....
  • David Bowiea s a Lady Grinning Soula Claudia Lennear of Pomona remembers her friend
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Handed a copy of the David Bowie album “Aladdin Sane,” Claudia Lennear asked, “Is this the one with 'Lady Grinning Soul' on it?” It was. Lennear is the purported subject of the 1973 song, one of the most romantic in Bowie's songbook, with piano glissandos some have compared to Franz Liszt....
  • Random Article
    published on Wed, 26 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT
    With over five years in the music business and three successfull albums, Dallas Green of City and Colour is hardly a newbie on the music scene, not now or when he was previously jamming with Alexisonfire. During his career, this one-man band has won various awards including Chart magazine's 2006 Artist of the Year as well as Alternative Album of the Year in 2007 and Songwriter of the Year in 2009 at the Juno awards ....
  • #101SlowJam: Downtown freeway closure is underway in L.A.
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:30:00 GMT
    The hashtag sounds soothing and mildly comical, but it represents a 40-hour closure of the 101 Freeway through a traffic-clogged slice of downtown. The potential traffic headache began at 10 p.m. Friday, when transportation authorities shut down the busy 2.5-mile stretch of freeway so that demolition crews could begin removing the 6th Street Bridge....
  • Cal Poly Pomona President Soraya Coley symbolically takes reins
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:48:11 GMT
    Norma J. Torres, U.S. House of Representatives, 35th District, a guest speaker during the Investiture ceremony of Soraya M. Coley, Ph.D. as the sixth President of Cal Poly Pomona, at Kellogg Gymnasium at Cal Poly Pomona in Pomona, CA., Friday, February 5, 2016. POMONA >> In a symbolic move, authority of Cal Poly Pomona was passed to new President Soraya M. Coley during a ceremony Friday afternoon....
  • Young Jacob Hodges Scores First Nhra JDRL Wally at Wild Horse Pass Drag Strip
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:54:44 GMT
    This is Jacob Hodges' second year racing Junior Drags and at an age when most kids would be content to ride a bicycle downhill, Jacob Hodges is approved to race as fast as a 13.90 dial in at 45 MPH It was roughly a year ago when K&N Filters sponsored drag racer Jacob Hodges hit a milestone in his budding career. At a minimum of 10 years before he was eligible to be licensed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Jacob Hodges, just 6-years-old at the time, earned his Jr. Drag Racing ...
  • #101SlowJam: Garcetti tries to ease the pain of a freeway closure with a music video
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:07:00 GMT
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a public service announcement Thursday for the 101 Freeway closure this weekend, which will allow demolition crews to start the removal of the 6th Street Bridge. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a public service announcement Thursday for the 101 Freeway closure this weekend, which will allow demolition crews to start the removal of the 6th Street Bridge....
  • Museum site to receive zone change, planning commission to review
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 02:54:33 GMT
    An inadvertent oversight by city staff during the adoption of the city's general plan in 2006 has resulted in the need to update zoning for a number of city properties, including the parcel on College Avenue that may house the proposed Pomona College Museum of Art. A public hearing is set for Tuesday, February 16 when the planning commission will review an ordinance that aims to provide consistency between the city's General Plan land use map and the separate zoning map....
  • RB Nathan Tilford transfers from Upland to Colony
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Junior running back Nathan Tilford has transferred from Upland to Colony. The move had long been rumored but Tilford actuallty made the move and enrolled at that school last week....
  • Pomona may receive help in becoming healthier
    published on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:39:53 GMT
    POMONA >> As Pomona works on issues related to health, education, economic development and public safety, the city and the Pomona Unified School District will together seek a federal designation that could bolster ongoing efforts to create a healthier community for families. In the coming weeks, the two agencies will submit an application to become a federal Promise Zone , an Obama administration initiative....
  • WesternU Pet Health Center Nurtures the Human-Animal Bond
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 04:01:36 GMT
    Western University of Health Sciences' College of Veterinary Medicine reintroduced its Pet Health Center to the community with a focus on nurturing the human-animal bond. The WesternU Pet Health Center grand opening Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 featured a ribbon cutting ceremony with university, city, and business representatives and tours of the facility....
  • Harrison McIntosh: Ceramicist, loving husband, father
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:12:56 GMT
    Mr. McIntosh was part of southern California's "revolution in clay," which in the 1950s elevated ceramics from mere craft to fine art. Mr. McIntosh made well over 9,000 pieces over the years, drawing inspiration from the Bauhaus movement, Asian pottery and Swedish ce ramics....
  • US #Powerball winners still unknown
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:56:00 GMT
    Three ticket holders with a claim on a record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot were laying low on Thursday, their identities officially still a mystery even as lottery officials revealed the retailers in California, Florida and Tennessee that sold them the lucky tickets. Each of the winning tickets is worth $528.8 million to the holders, lottery officials said in California, one of 44 states plus Washington, DC, and two US territories that sold millions of Powerball tickets....
  • Teen artists create a inspiringa art for La Verne show
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 03:48:12 GMT
    LA VERNE >> Ganesha High School senior Joseph Flores of Pomona may never have met Maya Angelou, but he lives with a woman exemplifying her strengths, empowering spirit, intense love of family and role-modeling behavior. “Maya Angelou reminds me of my mother,” said Joseph, the teen artist whose stippled portrait of the internationally famous poet, playwright, human rights activist and author for the “We Have A Dream” exhibit generated considerable atten...
  • GPAA announces Spring 2016 Gold & Treasure Shows
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
    Gold Prospectors Association of America: The GPAA has announced its Spring 2016 Gold & Treasure Shows in Pomona, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Boise and Denver. Learn how to mine and pan for real gold from experienced gold prospectors at this event, which is open to the public....
  • San Bernardino communications guru had the fight of his life
    published on Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:54:13 GMT
    While that diagnosis would give most people pause. Carl's initial reaction was that he didn't have time for it....
  • Pomona nurse wins Powerball jackpot with ticket boss gave her
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:27:31 GMT
    Lottery officials are confirming that a Tennessee couple has one of the three winning Powerball tickets for the $1.6 billion jackpot. When even the " Today " show anchors said they were nervous for the Robinsons walking around NY with the ticket, Lisa Robinson said: "You can help escort us out"....
  • Pioneering Claremont ceramicist Harrison McIntosh dies at age 101
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 06:02:39 GMT
    POMONA >> Internationally renowned and trend-setting ceramicist Harrison McIntosh died Thursday, Jan. 21, at Mt. San Gardens Health Center....
  • Garey High student among only 55 worldwide to achieve perfect AP Spanish score
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 04:24:35 GMT
    Karina Aguilar, a Senior at Garey High School, right, receives a kiss from her mother Edith Aguilar, after hearing the news of her daughter Karina Aguila, who is one of 55 students in the world, who received a perfect score on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, during a celebration at Garey High School in Pomona on Thursday. POMONA >> Garey High School senior Karina Aguilar is a straight-A student, but Thursday morning she learned the score she earned in the AP Spanish exam she took in Ma...
  • Tapestry unresolved
    published on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    An expected vote on the controversial Tapestry Project was delayed again when the City Council continued Saturday's marathon meeting at Hesperia High School to Tuesday night. But many of the residents who attended the meeting in the school cafeteria told the Council they won't be happy unless all the city's residents have a chance to vote on the massive housing development....