Commerce and Business Organizations: 363 S Park Ave # 100, Pomona, CA 91766-1560 Phone : 909-469-0702 485 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767-5433 Phone : 909-622-8484
Community and Economic Development:
Travel and Tourism:
This is the family's third week living in two cramped rooms at the American Inn & Suites, and their third week in America. Compared with many other Syrians, Fouad and Safaa are lucky. These days, Fouad sits with his family beside the dingy motel pool, scrolling through photos of home on his smartphone as palm trees rustle in the hot Santa Ana winds. His oldest son was different. At first, they were refugees in their own country, trying to outrun death by moving between homes of friends and relatives. Omar's best friend was shot by pro-Assad forces.
He later revealed he had suffered broken ribs, a bruised lung and shattered two vertebrae in his spine, and he felt lucky not to have been left paralysed. Honestly the pain is pretty bad but knowing I could have hurt someone else like this sort of numbs that from a psychological standpoint. This whole thing has put so much into perspective and I'm just thankful I will be healthy again in a few months!" The rocker refused to cancel the final four shows of the band's tour and returned to the stage with a back brace.
Torres came from war-torn Guatemala to live with an uncle in Los Angeleswhen she was five years old. "I see myself in them," the lawmaker told the Los Angeles Times Wednesday. One of the newly arrived refugees, Mostafa Kanjou, event with two of his children: Maram, 9, and Omran, 12. Through a translator, he said he was enjoying work, especially his commute along historic Route 66 in Pomona. Wawieh is still looking for work, he said through a translator. Omar is enrolled at Mt. Ross, the chief executive of the California Endowment.
Because of the letters, Jennings, now a high school junior, explored other forms of writing. " Calla te, 17 today?" Baca said. "You're my birthday present," Jennings told Baca in a classroom at the School of Extended Educational Options, an alternative high school for Pomona students at risk of dropping out. Baca's memoir A Place to Stand was assigned reading for Loya's classes. Are told they don't belong. Jocelyn Zamora, 17, wants to study English or political science at Georgetown University . "Confront the people that disappointed you," he said.
This is the sixth year the association has distributed turkeys to Pomona families, he said. "Shelton's has been a big help," he said. Other families were nominated by officers who in the course of their work have found needy and deserving families while others were nominated by the Police Department's crime prevention office personnel, he said. For all but one year, association members have delivered the turkeys to families, Paulson said, adding it's something officers look forward to doing.
A 23-year-old La Mirada woman was sentenced to 13 years in prison Tuesday for trying to kill her ex-boyfriend, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said in a written statement. Jerica Mae Caballes pleaded no contest to charges of attempted murder and also causing great bodily harm to her former boyfriend, Jeffrey Goytia, 33, of Pomona. Caballes and two unknown males broke into Goytia's apartment and shot him in the face during an attack in March. Caballes was arrested the following day.
Nermin and her family are themselves survivors and new arrivals to America from war-torn Syria . "The Syrian people are fleeing death and destruction," he said through a translator, adding that forged passports can easily be acquired in Syria and elsewhere. They have been exposed to poison gas and bombs. There are also Syrian and Russian jet aircraft dropping bombs, Tarifa and Fouad Wawieh said. "I know so many people in Syria that need to leave. I wish they could be my neighbors here," said Kanjoe, who now has a job in the construction industry.
POMONA -- Authorities today released the name of a motorist who was killed in a solo crash in Pomona over the weekend. Sunday on South Reservoir Street near East Phillips Boulevard, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter. Garcia said Arrieta was the only person in his vehicle, which struck a parked car, a wall and then a fire hydrant. Reservoir Street was closed in the area for several hours while an investigation was conducted.
"The last of the independents," Sullivan said of his pharmacy. "There aren't many of us left anymore. "I just don't want to fight this anymore," Sullivan said. Reader Marylen Hart notified me of Sullivan's impending retirement. His last day, and the store's, is Thursday. Even Rite Aid was recently swallowed up by Walgreens . There are brooches, beaded necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, most of them $8 to $30. A sign in the window says they're half-off. David Allen offers up fake pearls of wisdom Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Will attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum to run an IdeasLab and showcase its humanoid robot. 20-23, 2016 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. KAIST is the only Korean university participating in GULF, which is composed of prestigious universities invited from around the world. Professor Jun-Ho Oh of the Mechanical Engineering Department will showcase his humanoid robot, 'HUBO,' during the Annual Meeting. , which was held in Pomona, California, on June 5-6, 2015. Team KAIST walked away with the grand prize of USD 2 million.
POMONA >> A 33-year-old woman died in a crash along the westbound lanes of the 10 Freeway at Dudley Street following a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. And blocked the carpool and fast lanes of traffic for a short time, according to the CHP incident report log. Reports indicate the impact caused the vehicles to land facing the wrong way along the freeway. A woman, 33, was pronounced dead just before 5 a.m., CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos told City News Service.
-- Police searched for a hit-and-run driver Monday who fatally struck a pedestrian in Pomona. According to the Pomona Police Department, officers were sent shortly before midnight to the area of Holt and Garey avenues for report of a traffic collision. Upon their arrival, authorities found an adult man who was struck by a vehicle in the roadway. Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. The victim's identity is being withheld pending family notification. "The driver of that vehicle fled the location without rendering aid," said Corp.
POMONA >> A man was killed Saturday after he veered off the road in the vehicle he was driving, crashing into a parked car, a wall, and then a fire hydrant, police said. Saturday in the area of Reservoir Street and Phillips Boulevard. Paramedics from the Los Angeles County Fire Department pronounced the driver, who was the lone occupant in the vehicle, dead at the scene. The Pomona Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team and the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office are investigating the accident.
The annual Chalk Art Festival attracted between 350 and 400 artists, said Vicki Tessier, visual and performing arts teacher specialist for Pomona Unified School District and liaison between the district and the city's Cultural Arts Commission. In past years the theme was tied to Pomona's community read series, but this year the series became the one-day Pomona Reads book festival. The chalk art creations will remain in place for about three weeks but the best time to see them is within the first week, Egan said.
-- A 15-year-old boy was in his parents' custody Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of pointing a laser at a TV station helicopter. The beam appeared to have originated around Pomona Civic Center near the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Garey Avenue. Discharging a laser at any aircraft is a felony. Cities, including Los Angeles, Ontario and Palm Springs, have been struck by laser beams on Wednesday night alone, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. None of the pilots reported injuries.