Pomona is located in southern California in Los Angeles County. It is the fifth largest city in Los Angeles County. Pomona is named after the ancient Roman goddess of fruit, Pomona. The city hosts the NHRA Pomona Raceway Powerade Winter Mationals Drag Racing Competition and is home of the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. Notable residents of Pomona have included actress Jessica Alba (Dark Angel TV series, Good Luck Chuck) and singer songwriter, composer and actor Tom Waits.
Local Newspapers: Claremont Courier, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Courier
Local Sports Teams: N/A
Local Colleges: State UniversityCalifornia State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Western University of Health Sciences
Zip Codes associated with pomona, california: 91766, 91767, 91768
Towns/Cities near pomona, california : Diamond Bar, Paramount, Phillips Ranch, Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Charter Oak, Montclair
Pomona, California A 53-year-old man was in custody Saturday on suspicion of murdering a young boy in 1981. According to the Pomona Police Department, the 6-year-old boy rode his bike on July 2, 1981, from his home to go to a fireworks stand in Anaheim. CBS2 In Los Angeles spoke with the boy's parents Saturday, as they acknowledged that while the arrest will never bring their son, they are comforted knowing Rasmuson can never hurt another child again. "I hope that he is convicted and put away for life," Connie said.Suspects arrested after car chase from Montclair to Pomona
Lightwoods was also held for violating a $35,000 warrant for a suspended license, authorities said. Pomona police detectives are conducting a criminal investigation into the actions of the suspects. Montclair police are conducting an administrative investigation regarding the officer-involved shooting to determine conformance with department policy. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Pomona police at 909-620-2085. Those who prefer to provide information anonymously may call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS .Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering 6-Year-Old Boy In 1981
POMONA -- A 53-year-old man was in custody Saturday on suspicion of murdering a young boy in 1981. A preliminary investigation revealed DNA evidence that connected the victim to Kenneth Rasmuson, of Idaho, who is a registered sex offender. On Thursday, homicide detectives traveled to Idaho to assist in the arrest of Rasmuson. He is currently being held at the Bonner County Jail in Sandpoint, Idaho. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 620-2085.Idaho man arrested in 1981 Pomona slaying of Anaheim boy
POMONA >> An Idaho man is in custody in connection with the 1981 slaying of a 6-year-old Anaheim boy who disappeared while riding his bicycle before being found strangled to death the following day in 1981, police announced Saturday. An autopsy concluded the boy had been strangled to death, Vasquez said. Rasmuson was being held in the Bonner County Jail in Sandpoint, Idaho, pending extradition proceedings to bring him back to California to face charges, Vasquez said. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A.Pomona man reportedly shot in face by ex-girlfriend
Just before midnight, officers were called to 1512 W. Mission Blvd. Goytia was able to tell investigators he had been shot by his ex-girlfriend, Jerica Caballes, 22, of La Mirada, whom he had recently broken up with. With help from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department, deputies checked the area of the Cabellas' home in La Mirada. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085. Those who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS .Father of wanted ex-LAPD officer arrested for allegedly lying to FBI
Solis' father, Victor Manuel Solis, 53, lied to the FBI about the crossing and was arrested at his Lancaster home Thursday, according to federal authorities. During that interview on March 16, Victor Solis continued to tell the FBI he took a nap inside his truck and waited until 2 p.m. to cross the border into Mexico because it's too dangerous to cross in the early morning hours, according to Soto's court filing. Victor Solis appeared Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, where he was presented with the charges.South Bay designer Stephen Jones creates intimate, social spaces
1 Sight lines: Identify the likely places where you and your guests will be standing and make sure there is a visible sight line to other gathering areas. When you properly light a space you are highlighting the activity that is set to occur there. The end product is a bright, airy and family-friendly residence. Architecture and design may run in the family. Jones and his preteen daughter, Camryn, put their creative heads together and helped transform the once cramped teacher's lounge at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach.Funeral To Be Held For Man Allegedly Murdered By Former LAPD Officer
MONTEREY PARK -- A funeral will be held Thursday for a man allegedly murdered by former LAPD Officer Henry Solis. Investigators believe Solis and Salome Rodriguez Jr. Solis, who worked for the Los Angeles Police Department since June 2014, was linked to the crime from evidence left at the scene. Federal officials say his father, Victor Solis, drove him to El Paso, Texas and dropped him off at a bus station. The service will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 532 South Atlantic Blvd., prior to a burial in Monterey Park.Glendora Police Help Collar Alleged 'Johns' in Sting
A joint-force sting on Tuesday -- in which Glendora police were included -- netted 18 men suspected of soliciting for the purpose of prostitution and a 19th man for alleged pimping in Pomona. Subscribe to News Alerts and a Daily Email Newsletter for Diamond Bar-Walnut The sting was conducted by the Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force Unit -- assisted by San Bernardino Montclair, Azusa and Glendora police -- and took place between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., in the East Holt corridor. You May Lose San Diego Chargers to L.A.Governor Brown Announces Appointments
Sonia Fernandez, 42, of Pomona, has been reappointed to the California Employment Training Panel, where she has served since 2011. Fernandez is a member of Disabled American Veterans. She is president of the Institute of Governmental Advocates. McNally has been president of KBA Engineering since 2013. McNally served as a municipal court deputy at the Kern County District Attorney's Office from 1983 to 1984. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. McNally is registered without party preference.Researchers develop non-toxic antifreeze
POMONA, Calif. -- Every year, some 90,000 pets and wild animals are poisoned by antifreeze. Clancy's team has come up with a way to thin out propylene glycol. By injecting the substance with a solution of nanoparticles, the engineers at ACTA were able to make the liquid less viscous -- without compromising its eco-friendly, safe-to-consume nature. "Because ACTA's patented propylene glycol/water mixture with our additive increases the heat transfer of the flow systems, vehicle manufacturers could make these systems smaller," Clancy said.FMCA Reunion Returning to Fairplex in Pomona
Returning to the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., for the first time since 2008, the Family Motor Coach Association and runs through Sunday. "It's really shaping up to be a nice event," said FMCA Executive Director Jerry Yeats. Along with Pleasure-Way, brands being shown include American Coach, Fleetwood, Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Newmar, Tiffin, Roadtrek, Entegra, Jayco and Winnebago. FMCA's next major rally, the 92nd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase, will be July 29 to Aug. 1 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.Cal State students are better prepared for college math, English
Cal State trustees heard a review of the initiative, called Early Start, during their meeting in Long Beach. The program was created in 2009 and it began in 2012, requiring freshmen who need remedial classes to take them before their first term. Summer 2014 was the first time all admitted freshmen were required to participate. For fall 2014, more than 24,000 of the 63,000 freshmen who enrolled were required to take Early Start English or math courses. The Board of Trustees will continue meeting on Wednesday.605-10 freeway interchange improvements coming to a close
- ¢ Photos: 605-10 freeway interchange The constant construction snarls traffic not only on the freeways, but on surface streets throughout West Covina, particularly along Vincent Avenue, where Caltrans last week shut down an eastbound on-ramp for the next 8 months. The closure reroutes drivers to West Covina Parkway. - ¢ Video: A look at the 605-10 freeway interchange "It's pretty frustrating, But I want to say it's going to be a good thing in the end," said Andrew Delao, 27, of Monrovia, who commutes along the 605 and the 10 for work every day.Man commits suicide in Montclair to avoid domestic violence warrant
No information on Martinez's age and whether he was a Montclair resident was immediately available from the Montclair Police Department. Last week, Pomona police attempted to serve a warrant to Martinez for violating a Los Angeles County judge's order in a case involving several counts of domestic violence, Pomona police said. This evasion/escape added another charge, Pomona police said. Pomona officers arrived at 6:47 p.m. Saturday in another attempt to serve Martinez, but he was dead. Pomona police contacted Montclair police to notify them.Car Wash Held To Raise Funeral Expenses For Man Fatally Shot By Former LAPD Officer
According to the LAPD, Salome Rodriguez Jr., of Ontario, was shot around 3:30 a.m. on March 13, near Third and Main streets, following a fistfight at a bar in Pomona. Police said former LAPD Probationary Officer Henry Solis, 27, is suspected of pursuing and gunning down Rodriguez while off-duty. A local arrest warrant for Solis -- who authorities say has ties to Juarez, Mexico, but may still be in Texas -- was issued Monday. Family members said Rodriguez and his co-workers met there each morning to eat breakfast together before work.FBI to offer reward for LAPD officer wanted in Pomona slaying
TheÂ FBI will offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of Henry Solis, the formerÂ Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing a man near a Pomona nightclub. FBI spokeswomanÂ Laura Eimiller said Friday that the amount of the reward will be announced after it's approved. Solis has been charged with murder, and authorities say they want him arrested and extradited to California.Â He was fired Tuesday and L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck made a plea for the officer to turn himself in.
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