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2010


The 2010 United States Census reported that Pomona had a population of 149,058, a slight decline from the 2000 census population. The population density
Population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans...

 was 6,491.2 people per square mile (2,506.3/km²). The racial makeup of Pomona was 71,564 (48.0%) White, 10,924 (7.3%) African American, 1,763 (1.2%) Native American, 12,688 (8.5%) Asian, 282 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 45,171 (30.3%) from other races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, and 6,666 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 105,135 persons (70.5%).

The Census reported that 144,920 people (97.2% of the population) lived in households, 2,782 (1.9%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 1,356 (0.9%) were institutionalized.

There were 38,477 households, out of which 19,690 (51.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 19,986 (51.9%) were opposite-sex married couples
Marriage
Marriage is a social union or legal contract between people that creates kinship. It is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged in a variety of ways, depending on the culture or subculture in which it is found...

 living together, 6,960 (18.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 3,313 (8.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 2,823 (7.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships
POSSLQ
POSSLQ is an abbreviation for "Persons of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters," a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation in American households....

, and 299 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 5,810 households (15.1%) were made up of individuals and 2,010 (5.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.77. There were 30,259 families
Family (U.S. Census)
A family or family household is defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes as "a householder and one or more other people related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. They do not include same-sex married couples even if the marriage was performed in a state...

 (78.6% of all households); the average family size was 4.15.

The population was spread out with 43,853 people (29.4%) under the age of 18, 20,155 people (13.5%) aged 18 to 24, 42,311 people (28.4%) aged 25 to 44, 31,369 people (21.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 11,370 people (7.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.5 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

There were 40,685 housing units at an average density of 1,771.8 per square mile (684.1/km²), of which 21,197 (55.1%) were owner-occupied, and 17,280 (44.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.9%. 80,968 people (54.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 63,952 people (42.9%) lived in rental housing units.

Financial report


According to the city’s most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city’s various funds had $220.3 million in Revenues, $225.5 million in expenditures, $818.3 million in total assets, $520.0 million in total liabilities, and $80.6 million in cash and investments.

Also in the City's 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city and number of employees are Pomona Unified School District
Pomona Unified School District
Pomona Unified School District or PUSD serves approximately 30,000 Pre-K-12 students and 17,000 adult learners at 44 schools in Pomona and Diamond Bar, California. It is located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, and is the third-largest school district in Los Angeles County...

 (3,424), Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is a 446-bed acute care, not-for-profit, teaching hospital in Pomona, California.Founded in 1903, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit facility, the Hospital’s services include Centers of Excellence in oncology,...

 (3,230), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, or Cal Poly Pomona, is a public university located in Pomona, California, United States...

 (2,316), Lanterman Developmental Center
California Department of Developmental Services
The California Department of Developmental Services is a state agency of California, headquartered in Downtown Sacramento. The agency provides services for California residents with several developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, mental retardation and conditions...

 (1,283), City of Pomona (810), Casa Colina Rehabilitation Center (688), Verizon (596), County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County, California
Los Angeles County is a county in the U.S. state of California. As of 2010 U.S. Census, the county had a population of 9,818,605, making it the most populous county in the United States. Los Angeles County alone is more populous than 42 individual U.S. states...

 Department of Social Services (383), First Transit
First Transit
First Transit, a division of FirstGroup America, is a United States-based subsidiary of the United Kingdom-based FirstGroup. It provides contract public transit and paratransit services, transit management services and transit consulting throughout North America...

 (320) and Cal Spas (315).

Government



Local government


Mayor
Mayor
In many countries, a Mayor is the highest ranking officer in the municipal government of a town or a large urban city....

 Elliott Rothman

City Council
City council
A city council or town council is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality or local government area.-Australia & NZ:Because of the differences in legislation between the States, the exact definition of a City Council varies...

  • Danielle Soto
  • Freddie Rodriguea
  • Cristina Carrizosa
  • Paula Lantz
  • Ginna Escobar
  • Stephen Atchley
  • City manager
    City manager
    A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council-manager form of city government. Local officials serving in this position are sometimes referred to as the chief executive officer or chief administrative officer in some municipalities...

      Linda Lowry

County representation


The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Health services to over 10 million residents in the Los Angeles County are provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Mental health services are provided by the County Department of Mental Health...

 operates the Pomona Health Center in Pomona.

Politics


In the state legislature
California State Legislature
The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of California. It is a bicameral body consisting of the lower house, the California State Assembly, with 80 members, and the upper house, the California State Senate, with 40 members...

 Pomona is located in the 32nd Senate
California State Senate
The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. There are 40 state senators. The state legislature meets in the California State Capitol in Sacramento. The Lieutenant Governor is the ex officio President of the Senate and may break a tied vote...

 District, represented by Democrat Gloria Negrete McLeod
Gloria Negrete McLeod
Gloria Negrete McLeod has been a California State Senator since December 2006. Prior to that, she served in the California State Assembly from 2000 to 2006 after having lost in a 1998 bid for the Assembly. A resident of Chino, she defeated Joe Baca, Jr...

, and in the 61st Assembly
California State Assembly
The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. There are 80 members in the Assembly, representing an approximately equal number of constituents, with each district having a population of at least 420,000...

 District, represented by Democrat Norma Torres
Norma Torres
Norma Torres is an American politician. She is currently a member of the California State Assembly, representing the 61st district which includes the cities of Pomona, Montclair, Ontario, and Chino. She is a Democrat....

. Federally, Pomona is located in California's 38th congressional district
California's 38th congressional district
California's 38th congressional district is congressional district in the U.S. state of California based in Los Angeles County centered around suburban Los Angeles...

, which has a Cook PVI
Cook Partisan Voting Index
The Cook Partisan Voting Index , sometimes referred to as simply the Partisan Voting Index , is a measurement of how strongly an American congressional district or state leans toward one political party compared to the nation as a whole...

 of D +20 and is represented by Democrat Grace Napolitano
Grace Napolitano
Graciela Flores Napolitano is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 2003. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She previously served in the California State Assembly and the Norwalk, City Council....

.

Education



Most of Pomona and some of the surrounding area are served by the Pomona Unified School District
Pomona Unified School District
Pomona Unified School District or PUSD serves approximately 30,000 Pre-K-12 students and 17,000 adult learners at 44 schools in Pomona and Diamond Bar, California. It is located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, and is the third-largest school district in Los Angeles County...

. The Claremont Unified School District
Claremont Unified School District
Claremont Unified School District is a Los Angeles County school district in Claremont, California. It consists of 7 elementary schools, 1 intermediate and 2 high schools, the main one is Claremont High School....

 is zoned for the students in the northern section of the city.
The Pomona School District has been criticized by some Pomona residents for its construction of the acclaimed expressionist modern Diamond Ranch High School
Diamond Ranch High School
Diamond Ranch High School is a high school operated by the Pomona Unified School District in Pomona, California. In 2003, Diamond Ranch was named as a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. In April 2007, it was named a California Distinguished School for the...

 in the city's more affluent area of Phillips Ranch
Phillips Ranch (Pomona), California
Phillips Ranch is a master-planned community, first developed by Louis Lesser in 1965. It is located in the southwestern portion of the city limits of Pomona, in Los Angeles County, California. It is located near the Pomona Freeway and the Chino Valley Freeway . The zip code serving the...

.

There are two parochial schools located in Pomona: St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, K-8, and Pomona Catholic High School
Pomona Catholic High School
Pomona Catholic High School is a four-year Archdiocesan high school for girls in Pomona on Holt and White. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.-History:...

. The School of Arts and Enterprise is a charter high school located on Monterey Ave. and Garey Ave. Village Academy High School is also located on E. Holt Blvd and East End Ave. It is a high school that focuses on technology.

Colleges and universities



  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, or Cal Poly Pomona, is a public university located in Pomona, California, United States...

     (Cal Poly Pomona) is located southwest of the junction of the 10 and 57 freeways. The university was established on the site of breakfast cereal
    Breakfast cereal
    A breakfast cereal is a food made from processed grains that is often, but not always, eaten with the first meal of the day. It is often eaten cold, usually mixed with milk , water, or yogurt, and sometimes fruit but sometimes eaten dry. Some cereals, such as oatmeal, may be served hot as porridge...

     magnate W.K. Kellogg
    Will Keith Kellogg
    Will Keith Kellogg, generally referred to as W.K. Kellogg was an American industrialist in food manufacturing, best known as the founder of the Kellogg Company, which to this day produces a wide variety of popular breakfast cereals...

    's ranch located on the city's western corner. The majority of the campus is not incorporated within the city. The university has over 21,000 students and covers an area of over 1437 acres (5.8 km²), which makes it the second largest land-holding university in the California State University
    California State University
    The California State University is a public university system in the state of California. It is one of three public higher education systems in the state, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College system. It is incorporated as The Trustees of the...

     system. The university is known for its engineering and architectural programs which are very selective and nationally ranked.

  • Western University of Health Sciences
    Western University of Health Sciences
    Western University of Health Sciences is a non-profit, private, graduate school for the health professions. The university campus includes 11 major buildings on in downtown Pomona, California....

    , (formerly known as College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific) is located south of Highway 10 off Towne Avenue. It is one of the largest health sciences universities in California, offering degrees in Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Nurse Practitioning, and as of 2010, Dentistry, Optometry, and Podiatry. WesternU's new Patient Care Center opened in May 2010, and serves nearly 10,000 patients per year.

  • Pomona College
    Pomona College
    Pomona College is a private, residential, liberal arts college in Claremont, California. Founded in 1887 in Pomona, California by a group of Congregationalists, the college moved to Claremont in 1889 to the site of a hotel, retaining its name. The school enrolls 1,548 students.The founding member...

     was founded in Pomona in 1887, but moved to neighboring Claremont, California
    Claremont, California
    Claremont is a small affluent college town in eastern Los Angeles County, California, United States, about east of downtown Los Angeles at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. The population as of the 2010 census is 34,926. Claremont is known for its seven higher-education institutions, its...

     in 1889.

  • Mt. San Antonio College
    Mt. San Antonio College
    Mt. San Antonio College is a community college located in the Los Angeles suburb of Walnut, California, 2.12 miles west of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona ....

    , though administratively located in Walnut, California
    Walnut, California
    Walnut is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 29,172 at the 2010 census and its current mayor is Tom King, a former Detective from the Los Angeles Police Department....

    , is positioned directly adjacent to Cal Poly Pomona
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, or Cal Poly Pomona, is a public university located in Pomona, California, United States...

     just west of Pomona and the 57 Freeway.

  • DeVry University
    DeVry University
    DeVry University and DeVry Institute of Technology are divisions of DeVry Inc , a proprietary, for-profit higher education organization that is also the parent organization for Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, Apollo College, Western...

     a publicly held
    Public company
    This is not the same as a Government-owned corporation.A public company or publicly traded company is a limited liability company that offers its securities for sale to the general public, typically through a stock exchange, or through market makers operating in over the counter markets...

    , for-profit higher education
    Higher education
    Higher, post-secondary, tertiary, or third level education refers to the stage of learning that occurs at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, and institutes of technology...

     organization part of DeVry, Inc.
    DeVry, Inc.
    DeVry Inc. is a United States corporation based in Downers Grove, Illinois, that operates several for-profit higher education institutions, including Advanced Academics, Becker Professional Education, Carrington Colleges Group, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University and Ross...

    .

Transportation



Pomona is connected to downtown Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, United States, located close to the geographic center of the metropolitan area...

, and to downtown Riverside
Riverside, California
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, and the county seat of the eponymous county. Named for its location beside the Santa Ana River, it is the largest city in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area of Southern California, 4th largest inland California...

 via Metrolink
Metrolink (Southern California)
Metrolink is a commuter rail system serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area of Southern California; it currently consists of six lines and 55 stations using of track....

. In addition, with the Gold Line foothill extension
Gold Line Foothill Extension (Los Angeles Metro)
The Gold Line Foothill Extension is a planned extension of the Metro Gold Line light-rail corridor from its current terminus in Pasadena, California, east through the "Foothill Cities" of Los Angeles County. The plan is currently being implemented as two separate mass-transit projects, known as...

, Pomona will be connected to Los Angeles and eastern Los Angeles county via light rail
Light rail
Light rail or light rail transit is a form of urban rail public transportation that generally has a lower capacity and lower speed than heavy rail and metro systems, but higher capacity and higher speed than traditional street-running tram systems...

 when the project is completed in 2018.

Freeways

  • San Bernardino Freeway
    San Bernardino Freeway
    The San Bernardino Freeway, formerly known as the Ramona Freeway is a freeway in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. It refers to the following two segments:...

  • Orange Freeway
  • Pomona Freeway
  • Foothill Boulevard
  • Corona Expressway
  • Interstate 210 and State Route 210 (California)
    Interstate 210 and State Route 210 (California)
    Interstate 210 and State Route 210 together form a contiguous highway, called the Foothill Freeway, in the Greater Los Angeles area of the U.S. state of California. The western portion of the route is an auxiliary Interstate Highway, while the eastern portion is a state highway...


Airports


Pomona is serviced by:
  • Ontario Airport, located 12 miles (19.3 km) away,
  • John Wayne Airport
    John Wayne Airport
    John Wayne Airport is an airport in an unincorporated area in Orange County, California, with its mailing address in the city of Santa Ana, which is also the county seat, hence the International Air Transport Association airport code. The main entrance to the airport is off of MacArthur Blvd in...

     located 30 miles (48.3 km),
  • Long Beach Airport located 35 miles (56.3 km) away,
  • Bob Hope Airport
    Bob Hope Airport
    Bob Hope Airport is a public airport located 3 miles northwest of the central business district of Burbank, a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States...

     located 40 miles (64.4 km)away
  • Los Angeles International Airport
    Los Angeles International Airport
    Los Angeles International Airport is the primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. It is most often referred to by its IATA airport code LAX, with the letters pronounced individually...

     (LAX)located 45 miles (72.4 km) away
  • San Bernardino International Airport
    San Bernardino International Airport
    San Bernardino International Airport is a public airport located two miles southeast of the central business district of San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County, California, USA. The airport covers and has one runway. It is currently a general aviation and cargo airport located on...

    , located 37 miles (59.5 km) away


Buses


The Silver Streak is Foothill Transit's bus rapid transit
Bus rapid transit
Bus rapid transit is a term applied to a variety of public transportation systems using buses to provide faster, more efficient service than an ordinary bus line. Often this is achieved by making improvements to existing infrastructure, vehicles and scheduling...

 line operating between eastbound to montclair transcenterMontclair
Montclair, California
Montclair is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 36,664 at the 2010 United States Census.The current mayor is Paul M. Eaton.-Description:...

 and westbound to Downtown Los Angeles
Los Ángeles
Los Ángeles is the capital of the province of Biobío, in the commune of the same name, in Region VIII , in the center-south of Chile. It is located between the Laja and Biobío rivers. The population is 123,445 inhabitants...

.

The service runs much more frequently than other area mass transit, and operates around the clock. 60-foot NABI articulated buses are used on this route, like the ones used on the Metro Orange Line, Metro Local
Metro Local
Metro Local is a bus system in Los Angeles County operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority . This retronym designation was placed to differentiate it from the Metro Rapid service...

, and Metro Rapid
Metro Rapid
Metro Rapid is a bus rapid transit service in Los Angeles County, California that operates in mixed traffic environments and has fewer stops than the Metro Local service. The system is mainly operated by LACMTA. Two routes are operated by Santa Monica Transit and one by Culver City Transit...

.

Local sites of interest



  • Fairplex
    Fairplex
    Fairplex, formerly known as the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, has been since 1922 the home of the L.A. County Fair. It is located in the city of Pomona, California. The L.A...

    , annual Los Angeles County Fair
    Los Angeles County Fair
    The inaugural Los Angeles County Fair, now known as the L.A. County Fair, opened Oct. 17, 1922, and ran for five days through October 21, 1922, in a former beet field in Pomona, California. Highlights of the Fair’s first year were harness racing, chariot races and an airplane wing-walking...

  • Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
    Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
    Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, formerly known as Pomona Raceway, is a racing facility located in Pomona, California that features a quarter-mile dragstrip. The dragstrip is most famous for hosting the NHRA's Winternationals event since 1961, the traditional season opener, as well as the seasons last...

    , formerly known as "Pomona Raceway"
  • Ygnacio Palomares Adobe
    Ygnacio Palomares Adobe
    The Ygnacio Palomares Adobe, also known as Adobe de Palomares, is a one-story adobe in Pomona, California, built between 1850 and 1855 as a residence for Don Ygnacio Palomares. The adobe was abandoned in the 1880s and was left to the elements until it was acquired by the City of Pomona in the 1930s...

    , List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles County, California
  • La Casa Primera de Rancho San Jose
    La Casa Primera de Rancho San Jose
    La Casa Primera de Rancho San Jose is a historic adobe structure built in 1837 in Pomona, California. It is the oldest home located in the Pomona Valley and in the old Rancho San Jose land grant...

    , List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles County, California - Pomona
  • Pomona Envisions the Future
    Pomona Envisions the Future
    Pomona Envisions the Future is a mural created through a community-based project named Envisioning the Future , which took place in the Pomona Arts Colony from 2002 to 2004 and included over 80 artists. The mural is 140' x 42' acrylic on prepared concrete substrate on the west side of the Union...

     mural in the Art's District of Pomona
  • The Glass House
    The Glass House
    The Glass House may refer to:*The Glass House , a 2001 film starring Leelee Sobieski and Diane Lane*The Good Mother , a sequel also known as Glass House: The Good Mother*The Glass House , an Australian TV series...

  • Pomona Fox Theater
    Pomona Fox Theater
    The Fox Theater Pomona is a fully restored Art Deco movie palace from Hollywood’s golden age in Pomona, Los Angeles County, California. Today the Fox Theater Pomona is a state-of-the-art venue for concerts, cinema, performances, and parties...

  • Phillips Mansion
    Phillips Mansion
    The Phillips Mansion is a Second Empire style historic house in Pomona, Los Angeles County, California. It was built in 1875 by Louis Phillips, who by the 1890s had become the wealthiest man in Los Angeles County. Situated along the Butterfield Stage route, the Phillips Mansion became a center of...


Media


The major daily newspaper in the area is The Los Angeles Times. La Opinión
La Opinión
La Opinión is a Spanish-language daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, USA and distributed throughout the six counties of Southern California. It is the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States and second-most read newspaper in Los Angeles . It is published by...

is the city's major Spanish
Spanish language
Spanish , also known as Castilian , is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in central-northern Iberia around the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the...

-language paper. There are also a wide variety of smaller regional newspapers, alternative weeklies and magazines, including:
  • Claremont Courier
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin is a daily newspaper based in Ontario, California and serving the San Bernardino Valley region. The Daily Bulletin is a member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, a division of MediaNews Group....

  • San Gabriel Valley Tribune
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune
    The San Gabriel Valley Tribune is the daily newspaper located in West Covina, California that serves the San Gabriel Valley. The Tribune is a member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, a division of MediaNews Group...

    , printed at the office in West Covina

Notable residents



  • Hamza Abdullah
    Hamza Abdullah
    Hamza Muhammad Abdullah is an American football safety. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington State....

    , football player
  • Husain Abdullah
    Husain Abdullah
    Husain Ibn Muhammed Abdullah is an American football safety for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Washington State...

    , football player
  • Above the Law, rap group
  • Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba
    Jessica Marie Alba is an American television and film actress. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack . Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the television series Dark Angel...

    , Actress
  • Richard Armour
    Richard Armour
    Richard Willard Armour was an American poet and author who wrote over sixty-five books.-Life and work:Armour was born in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California. His father was a druggist, and Armour's autobiographical Drug Store Days recalls his childhood in both San Pedro and Pomona...

    , author (d.)
  • Guy Vernon Bennett, school superintendent in 1914
  • Jeanne Black
    Jeanne Black
    Jeanne Black was an American country singer.Black first sang on Cliffie Stone's television program, Hometown Jamboree, from 1956 to 1959. Following this, she sang in Nevada, in Las Vegas and Tahoe. She signed with Capitol Records in 1960 and released the single "He'll Have to Stay" later that year...

    , country singer
  • Jim Chandler
    Jim Chandler
    Jimmy Lee "Jim" Chandler is a Southern poet and novelist from Tennessee. Chandler's poetry evolved from the post-beat generation through the underground scene. His 276-page poetry collection Smoke & Thunder, was published in 2003...

    , Author
  • Cold 187um
    Cold 187um
    Gregory Fernan Hutchinson , better known by his stage names Big Hutch and Cold 187 um, is an African American rapper and producer, and the lead act of the rap group Above the Law. The group signed to Ruthless Records in late 1989, releasing their debut album, Livin' Like Hustlers, in 1990...

    , Rapper
  • Dan Cortes
    Dan Cortes
    Daniel Adam "Dan" Cortes is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. He was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the seventh round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft...

    , baseball player
  • Alberto Davila
    Alberto Davila
    Albert "Alberto" Dávila is a Mexican-American boxer who boxed during the 1970s and 1980s in the bantamweight division. During parts of 1983 and 1984, he held the World Boxing Council championship. Dávila lost world bantamweight championships matches three times, and temporarily left the sport...

    , boxer
  • Ron English
    Ron English (American football)
    -External links:**...

    , football coach
  • Al Ferguson
    Al Ferguson
    Al Ferguson was an Irish-born American film actor. He appeared in nearly 300 films between 1912 and 1956.He was born in County Wexford, Ireland and died in Long Island, New York.-Selected filmography:...

    , football player
  • Suga Free
    Suga Free
    Dejuan Rice , better known by his stage name Suga Free, is an American rapper from Pomona, California.-Biography:Suga Free was born in Oakland and raised in Compton, later becoming based in Pomona, California....

    , rapper
  • Britney Gallivan
    Britney Gallivan
    Britney Crystal Gallivan of Pomona, California, is best known for determining the maximum number of times which paper or other materials can be folded.-Biography:...

    , best known for debunking a myth about paper folding
  • Donnie Hill
    Donnie Hill
    Donald Earl Hill is a former professional baseball player who played nine seasons for the Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, and Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball....

    , professional baseball player
  • Bruce Hines
    Bruce Hines
    Bruce Edwin Hines is a Major League Baseball coach who is currently the minor league field coordinator for the Los Angeles Dodgers....

    , baseball coach
  • Jim Keith
    Jim Keith
    Jim Keith . American author best known for the books "Black Helicopters Over America" and "The Octopus", co-written with Kenn Thomas, which details conspiracy theories around the death of reporter Danny Casolaro...

    , author
  • Will Keith Kellogg
    Will Keith Kellogg
    Will Keith Kellogg, generally referred to as W.K. Kellogg was an American industrialist in food manufacturing, best known as the founder of the Kellogg Company, which to this day produces a wide variety of popular breakfast cereals...

    , industrialist
  • Kokane
    Kokane
    Kokane, also known as Jerry B. Long, Jr. , is a rapper from Pomona, California best known for his co-appearances on Dr. Dre's album 2001 and the work on G-funk album Funk Upon A Rhyme and his backup work with Snoop Dogg in Tha Last Meal album, who signed him to Dogghouse Records, bringing a renewed...

    , rapper, actor
  • Dan McGwire
    Dan McGwire
    Daniel Scott McGwire is a former American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.-Early life:...

    , football player
  • Mark McGwire
    Mark McGwire
    Mark David McGwire , nicknamed "Big Mac", is an American former professional baseball player who played his major league career with the Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals. He is currently the hitting coach for the St...

    , baseball player
  • Daniel Keys Moran
    Daniel Keys Moran
    Daniel Keys Moran , also known by his initials DKM, is an American computer programmer and a science fiction writer.-Biography:Moran was born to Richard Joseph Moran and Marilynn Joyce Moran...

    -Science fiction author
  • "Sugar" Shane Mosley
    Shane Mosley
    “Sugar” Shane Mosley is an American professional boxer from Pomona, California who has held world titles in three weight divisions.-Amateur career:Mosley was an amateur standout, capturing various amateur titles, including:...

    , boxer
  • Ed Nelson
    Ed Nelson
    Edwin Stafford Nelson is an American actor.Nelson has appeared in numerous television shows, more than fifty motion pictures, and hundreds of stage productions. Until 2005, he was teaching acting and screenwriting in his native New Orleans at two local universities there...

    , actor
  • Kem Nunn
    Kem Nunn
    Kem Nunn is an American fiction novelist, surfer, magazine and television writer from California. His novels have been described as "surf-noir" for their dark themes, political overtones and surf settings. He is the author of five novels, including his seminal surf novel Tapping the Source.He has...

    , Author, surfer
  • Norma Torres
    Norma Torres
    Norma Torres is an American politician. She is currently a member of the California State Assembly, representing the 61st district which includes the cities of Pomona, Montclair, Ontario, and Chino. She is a Democrat....

    , American Politician
  • Orlando Perez
    Orlando Perez
    Orlando Perez is an American soccer defender, who is currently without a club, having been waived by Chivas USA of Major League Soccer....

    , Major League Soccer player
  • Scott Reeder, bass player
  • Richie Sandoval
    Richie Sandoval
    Richard Sandoval was a Mexican-American professional boxer and is the former WBA Bantamweight Champion. Richard won a silver medal at the 1979 Pan American Games and was a U.S. Olympian during his amateur career...

    , boxer champion
  • Bob Seagren
    Bob Seagren
    Robert "Bob" Seagren was an American pole vaulter, the 1968 Olympic champion.A native of Pomona, California, Bob Seagren was one of the world's top pole vaulters in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He won six National AAU and four NCAA titles indoors and outdoors. Indoors he posted eight world...

    , pole vaulter
  • Millard Sheets
    Millard Sheets
    Millard Owen Sheets was an American painter and a representative of the California School of Painting, later a teacher and educational director, and architect of more than 50 branch banks in Southern California.-Early life:...

    , painter
  • Bill Singer
    Bill Singer
    William Robert Singer is a former baseball pitcher with a 14-year career from 1964 to 1977. He played primarily for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the California Angels , spending his final two seasons with the Texas Rangers , Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays .-Los Angeles Dodgers:Singer made...

    , baseball pitcher
  • Michael Efevberha
    Michael Efevberha
    Michael Efevberha is an Nigerian and American professional basketball guard. He is 188 cm tall. Efevberha plays for the basketball team Wellington Saints and the Nigeria national basketball team...

    , basketball player for the Nigeria national basketball team
    Nigeria national basketball team
    The Nigeria national basketball team is the national team of Nigeria and is generally considered one of the best in Africa along with Angola and Senegal. They are ranked 21st in the world FIBA rankings....

  • Jerry E. Smith
    Jerry E. Smith
    Jerry E. Smith, nickname "Poindexter" was an author, lecturer, poet, and editor. His published works include three books from Adventures Unlimited Press , scores of non-fiction articles and reviews, and more than a dozen ghost-written books. He was a close friend and literary partner of author Jim...

    , author
  • Randy Stein
    Randy Stein
    William Randolph Stein is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched parts of four seasons in the majors, between and , for the Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, and Chicago Cubs.-Sources:...

    , baseball player
  • Brian Stokes
    Brian Stokes
    Brian Alexander Stokes is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball...

    , baseball pitcher
  • Mike Frank
    Mike Frank
    Stephen Michael Frank is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.Frank attended Escondido High School and Santa Clara University. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 7th round of the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft.Frank made his major league debut in 1998...

    , baseball player
  • Robert Tarjan
    Robert Tarjan
    Robert Endre Tarjan is a renowned American computer scientist. He is the discoverer of several important graph algorithms, including Tarjan's off-line least common ancestors algorithm, and co-inventor of both splay trees and Fibonacci heaps. Tarjan is currently the James S...

    , computer scientist
  • Jimmy Verdon
    Jimmy Verdon
    Jimmy Verdon is an American football defensive end who is a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was originally drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft...

    , football player and coach,
  • Tom Waits
    Tom Waits
    Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car."...

    , singer-songwriter, composer, and actor
  • Delanie Walker
    Delanie Walker
    Delanie Walker is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He has also played in the positions of fullback and wide receiver. He was drafted by the 49ers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central Missouri...

    , professional football player
  • Melissa Barrera
    Melissa Barrera
    Melissa Eva Barrera is an American radio and television personality of Mexican parentage. She is best known for her work as host on mun2's Daily Shift, The mun2 Shift: Late Night and reality television show The Chicas Project.-Early life:Barrera was born in Pomona, California to Mexican-American...

    , television personality
  • Jill Kelly
    Jill Kelly
    Jill Kelly is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, director and producer.- Career :Over the course of her 16-year career, Kelly has appeared in over 600 pornographic movies...

    , porn actress
  • Celeste Star
    Celeste Star
    Celeste Star is an American pornographic actress and adult model. She was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for July 2005...

    , porn actress
  • Mr. Marcus
    Mr. Marcus
    Mr. Marcus is an American pornographic actor. He specializes in interracial pornography.- Career :...

    , porn actor
  • Todd Field
    Todd Field
    William Todd Field, known professionally as Todd Field is an American actor and writer/director. He has received three Academy Award nominations.-Background and personal life:...

    , actor
  • Cameron Morrah
    Cameron Morrah
    Cameron Morrah is a tight end for the Seattle Seahawks. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft, by the Seattle Seahawks. He played collegiately at California, where he led the Golden Bears in touchdown receptions in the 2008-2009 season with 8...

    , football player for the Seattle Seahawks
    Seattle Seahawks
    The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle, Washington. They are currently members of the Western Division of the National Football Conference in the National Football League . The team joined the NFL in 1976 as an expansion team...

  • Gabriel P. Disosway
    Gabriel P. Disosway
    General Gabriel Poillon Disosway was a noted United States Air Force four star general and served as commander of the Tactical Air Command....

    , United States Air Force General
  • Rozz Williams
    Rozz Williams
    Rozz Williams was an American vocalist and musician of several varieties, most famous for fronting the band Christian Death, then later Shadow Project with musician Eva O, though his main project throughout his career was the industrial, Premature Ejaculation...

    , singer
  • Trevor Wright
    Trevor Wright
    Trevor Christopher Wright is an American actor.Wright was born in Pomona, California. His breakthrough acting role was in the 2007 film Shelter....

    , actor
  • Rich Yett
    Rich Yett
    Richard Martin Yett was a long relief pitcher in major league baseball from 1985 to 1990. Yett was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1980, but Yett only played one game with the team before being traded to the Cleveland Indians in 1985. The next four years he played often as a long relief pitcher...

    , professional baseball player


See also


  • Pomona Valley
    Pomona Valley
    The Pomona Valley, located between the San Gabriel Valley and Cucamonga Valley in Southern California, straddles the border between Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County. Back on March 1, 1893 the California Assembly voted 54-14 for a new county to form in the region, San Antonio County,...

  • Phillips Ranch
    Phillips Ranch (Pomona), California
    Phillips Ranch is a master-planned community, first developed by Louis Lesser in 1965. It is located in the southwestern portion of the city limits of Pomona, in Los Angeles County, California. It is located near the Pomona Freeway and the Chino Valley Freeway . The zip code serving the...


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