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Los Osos’ Ethan Trieu is the All-Area Boys Swimmer of the Year

By Gabriel Rizk|

Firearms, 14 kilos of suspected cocaine found during Pomona traffic stop, 2 arrested

POMONA >> Two men were arrested in Pomona Thursday night after a search of their vehicle during a traffic stop turned up 14 kilograms of suspected cocaine and two loaded firearms, police said. Officers stopped the silver BMW X5 the two men...

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  • Visual arts

    ‘Wings’ art exhibit taking flight — see what we did there? — in Montclair

    MONTCLAIR >> An interactive art exhibit went on display Wednesday at Montclair Place. Called “Wings of the World,” the installation features six original life-size paintings of wings, created by six international artists, representing six countries — India, United States, Colombia, Singapore, Germany and Thailand, according to a news release. The exhibit will be on display locally through July 31, and then it moves on to other destinations, including...

    Penny Arévalo
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  • Heat waves

    Like a bad houseguest, searing heatwave is slow to move on

    At first the heat wave was kind of cool. It was the talk of the town. But at this point in a brutally hot week it’s just no longer cool. Talk is turning to when the stubborn weather system baking the region mercilessly in oven-like conditions will move out of here. And, if you live inland, you’re not going to like the answer. If you live on the coast, you’re probably more concerned about June gloom. “The bottom line is that this high pressure...

    David Downey
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  • Philanthropy

    Pomona Rotarians provide meals to the homeless, one peanut butter sandwich at a time

    Pomona Rotarians take their commitment to the community seriously, particularly through a variety of programs. But one that remains close to their hearts is helping to feed their neighbors in need. Pomona Rotary Club helps feed homeless individuals each month and has done so for years. But it had one of its larger membership turnouts to date recently. “With all the

    Suzanne Sproul
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  • Metals and minerals

    How California’s last big steel mill plans to go green

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga, the last full-production steel mill in California, aims to turn a traditionally dirty business into being nearly emission-free. The company on Wednesday celebrated the groundbreaking for an emissions-cleaning building, which also coincided with the...

    Neil Nisperos
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  • Shopping mall operators

    The Pie Hole (and more) is coming to Victoria Gardens

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Soon you’ll no longer have to trek to Los Angeles to order a handcrafted treat from The Pie Hole. Victoria Gardens announced Wednesday the family-run eatery will open shop this year on North Mainstreet. Also, a Dog Haus, which offers...

    Liset Márquez
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  • Girls Swimming

    Ayala’s Mikki Thompson is the 2017 All-Area Girls Swimmer of the Year

    Athlete of the Year: Mikki Thompson, Ayala, Junior Mikki Thompson took her 200 individual medley to the next level this season and in the process established herself as the next in line to carry on a proud tradition at Chino Hills Ayala. By winning the CIF-SS Division 2 title and finishing runner-up at state, Thompson sealed her spot in the line of succession to the Bulldogs’ recent CIF champions Ashley Tse (2013) and Kenisha Liu (2016) and fully came into her own...

    Gabriel Rizk
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  • Award shows

    2017 BET Awards: 5 things to watch for when the show airs

    Will Leslie Jones slay with her comedy? Will Nicki Minaj actually show up? Or do you just want to talk more about the BET Experience? These and more questions will be answered when the BET Awards air on BET 8 p.m. Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Here are 5 things to know before...

    Michelle Mills
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  • Wildlife

    Why don’t mountain lions attack more people?

    Like great white sharks and grizzly bears, mountain lions are one of the most fearsome wild animals for many Americans. But new research shows that the lions may be more afraid of us than we are of them. Scientists at UC Santa Cruz placed audio and video equipment in the Santa Cruz Mountains near areas where lions had killed deer and other animals. When a lion came to feed, a motion-activated device broadcast the sounds of people talking and Pacific tree frogs croaking, in...

    By Paul Rogers Bay Area News Group|

  • Beverage manufacturing

    5 things you may not have known about Icee

    ONTARIO >> The Icees were free-flowing at the company’s headquarters in Ontario on Wednesday, which marked the 50th “Icee-versary” of the cold beverage and the first day of summer. • Video: Icee turns 50 years old • Photos: Icee...

    Penny Arévalo
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  • Blood donation

    How to get free tickets to a Dodgers or Angels game in Pomona and Rancho Cucamonga

    Buy a ticket to see the Los Angeles Dodgers play at home through Major League Baseball and the cheapest price is $32. The lowest-priced seat at an Angels game is $20. But if you don’t mind spilling a little blood, you can get a free voucher for two tickets to either the Dodgers or the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, your choice. The offer is good from the American Red Cross this Saturday only, if you donate blood at one of 13 locations throughout Southern California,...

    Penny Arévalo
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