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  1. Los Angeles County Fair reports 5% rise in attendance, cites lower pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    Danica Paz, left, of Sherman Oaks, and Amy Barer, of Los Angeles, arrive early at the Fairplex to beat beat the crowds on the first day of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Calif., on Aug. 31. The Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona ended a 19-day run Sunday that drew 1.13 million visitors, a 5% increase from the previous year. Managers of the annual celebration of deep-fried foods, dizzying carnival rides and barnyard animal exhibits attribute the increase to lower prices, new promotions and milder weather.

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  2. The week ahead at SoCal museums, Sept. 2-9: 'Bunny Rogers: Inattention' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Los Angeles Times

    Bunny Rogers' animated piece "Mandy's Piano Solo in Columbine Cafeteria" is among the artist's works on display at the Marciano Art Foundation in L.A. Bunny Rogers: Inattention Video works by the New York-based artist, including "A Very Special Holiday Performance in Columbine Auditorium" and "Mandy's Piano Solo in Columbine Cafeteria." Marciano Art Foundation, 4357 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Now open; ends Jan. 6. Closed Sun.-Tue.

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  3. Neighborhood Spotlight: Pomona's transition from oranges to funnel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    As perhaps befits a midsize city far from the region's coastal urban core, Pomona has cannily counterprogrammed against its glitzy neighbor to the west with distinctly unflashy diversions such as the county fair and a motor speedway. Whereas many cities that trace their histories back to the late 1800s embraced the mythos of Alta California when it came to naming their nascent metropolises, the founders of Pomana reached even farther back, plucking an obscure Roman goddess out of the pantheon and dropping her on the city seal.

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  4. Amtrak engineer is charged in deaths of two homeless men found at Pomona train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    An Ontario man has been charged with murder in the killings of two homeless men whose bodies were discovered early Sunday on a platform at the Pomona train station. An Amtrak train engineer who called police on Sunday to say he might have been involved in a shooting has been charged with murder in the deaths of two homeless men whose bodies were found on the platform of the Pomona train station, authorities said.

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  5. NASA introduces astronaut crews chosen for the next human missions to launch from U.S. soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Chris Ferguson, right, director of Boeing's Starliner crew and mission operations, fist-bumps with NASA astronaut Sunita Williams as they and astronauts Nicole Mann and Bob Behnken prepare for training at Kennedy Space Center in Florida in June. NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first spaceflights to be launched from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts that the agency hopes will help open a new era of space travel.

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  6. Before and After: Polishing a Pomona villa that had a ragged historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    During its 88 years, the stately yet quirky Mediterranean villa on 21 2 hilltop acres near the L.A. County Fairgrounds has seen some ups and downs. "The house was generally very well preserved," said current co-owner Bill Anthes, but it had "been through some rough times."

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  7. Man killed by police after fatal stabbing at Cal Poly Pomona identified as campus custodianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Cal Poly Pomona public safety specialist Mark Manlapaz was found with stab wounds on June 29. His alleged assailant was shot by police. A man fatally shot by police after allegedly stabbing a Cal Poly Pomona security officer to death also worked on campus as a custodian, authorities said.

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  8. Former Pro Bowler Brandon Browner arrested in La Verne, charged with breaking into woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been arrested after police say he broke into the Southern California house of an ex-girlfriend who has a restraining order against him. Police say Browner broke into the house, threatened to kill the woman and stole a Rolex watch valued at about $20,000.

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  9. Cal Poly Pomona security officer who was fatally stabbed on campus is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A shooting last week on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona left a university park enforcement officer and the suspected attacker dead, authorities said. Mark Manlapaz was a senior park ranger in Claremont for three years and a 16-year veteran of the university's campus security team, the city said in a Facebook post .

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  10. Cal Poly Pomona security officer killed, suspect fatally shot on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A Cal Poly Pomona security officer was killed Friday in a violent altercation that ended when police fatally shot the attacker. A Cal Poly Pomona security officer was killed Friday in a violent altercation that ended when police fatally shot the attacker.

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  11. Fairplex plan outlines low event prices, green belt, other changes to draw more localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A parade wends though the L.A. County Fair at Fairplex in Pomona on Sept. 2, 2016.

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  12. Gang sweep leads to gunfire in Azusa; no injuries, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies arrest a subject after simultaneously serving search warrants on suspected members of the Azusa 13 gang at eight locations on Thursday morning. A Pomona police SWAT team exchanged gunfire with occupants of a house Thursday morning while serving a search warrant on a suspected gang member during a multiagency sweep in Azusa on Thursday morning, authorities said.

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  13. Ceramic art, once written off as mere craft, wins a brighter spotlight in the L.A. sceneRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    If anything is a sign of the elevated status of ceramics, it's the central place a kiln now occupies on the campus of CalArts. Once in disrepair because of limited interest, the kiln is in high demand.

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  14. Police arrest Pomona man after family member's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Police have arrested a 29-year-old Pomona man on suspicion of homicide after a family member died at the home they shared, authorities said. Police have arrested a 29-year-old Pomona man on suspicion of homicide after a family member died at the home they shared, authorities said.

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  15. Upland football community dealing with another tragic deathRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    The Upland football community is dealing with another tragedy following the death of Pete Van Ginkel on Saturday morning when his car hit the center divider of the 10 Freeway in Pomona and was hit by a second car, leading to a fire, according to friends of the family. He was 57. Van Ginkel previously served as a kicking coach at Upland, and two of his five sons, Luke and Jake, kicked for the team.

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  16. Clay pots, Chianti and CoachellaRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Happy Saturday. What to do this weekend, other than checking in on Tiger Woods and certain irascible Twitter feeds? You could do worse than head to the San Gabriel Valley for some clay pot rice, according to Jonathan Gold: This week's review is of Nature Pagoda, a Hong Kong clay pot specialist.

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  17. Why craft beer lovers should be drinking in Covina and PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    With so many tasting rooms and breweries to visit in the Southland, it's easy to get overwhelmed and just stick to your favorites. But you may be missing out on some of the area's hidden gems and up-and-coming destinations.

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  18. Suspect charged with capital murder in death of Pomona officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    L.A. County sheriff's deputies escort Isaias De Jesus Valencia, suspected of fatally shooting a Pomona police officer, to a waiting car Saturday. A man accused of killing a Pomona police officer was charged with capital murder and could face the death penalty, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Tuesday.

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  19. Suspect in fatal shooting of Pomona officer due in court this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    L.A. County sheriff's deputies escort Isaias De Jesus Valencia, suspected of fatally shooting a Pomona police officer, to a waiting car on Saturday. A man suspected of shooting two Pomona police officers, one fatally, is scheduled to appear in a Pomona courthouse Tuesday morning, records show.

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  20. Pomona mourns officer killed on his last day of training: 'His dream was just beginning'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    His whole career, Pomona Police Officer Greggory Casillas had worked up to this day: His last field training shift before he could finally ride solo. The shift marked the end of his "ghost phase" of training, a two-week stretch when his training officer wore civilian clothes, mostly observing to make sure he was ready.

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