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Pomona Essential Info


Pomona is in the San Gabriel Valley, near Los Angeles, California.

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Fun Facts

  1. California State Polytechnic University in Pomona is partially located on what was once the personal ranch of breakfast cereal maker W.K. Kellogg.
  2. The Los Angeles County Fair, or L.A. County Fair, is held yearly in Pomona and is the largest county fair in the entire United States.
  3. Some of the people who have been born in or resided in the city of Pomona, California include Jessica Alba, "Sugar" Shane Mosley, Tom Waits, Rich Yett, Mark McGwire, and Richie Sandoval.
  4. The city of Pomona is named after Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruit.
  5. Pomona has regulations that limit when a family can hold a yard sale.

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