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Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: Pomona’s open secret: Prostitution unveiled

Pomona is known for a lot, such as its eclectic art galleries, moshing punk shows and multicultural cuisines. It is also known for the fishnets and stilettos that catch the eyes of most when driving down Holt Avenue also known as “The Blade.”

Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: From survival to service: The journey of a former sex worker turned advocate

“My own Mama pimped me out,” said Stephanie Sepeda, founder and CEO of Project Resilience and former sex worker.

Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: Online sex work and stripping prove safer than prostitution

Online sex work is not only a safer option for the worker but for the consumers as well who can request specialized services from the comfort of their own home, diminishing the threat of violence, sex trafficking, drugs and STDs.

Gold Line construction underway

Construction on the Foothill Gold Line train station on Arrow Highway and E Street is now underway to connect La Verne to Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles as well as the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire.

La Verne names new police chief

The city of La Verne has appointed Capt. Samuel Gonzalez as the 23rd La Verne Police Department chief of police following the retirement of Police Chief Colleen Flores earlier this year.

La Verne police chief retires for health

La Verne Police Department Police Chief Colleen Flores, announced her retirement on Feb. 3 due to complications following a brain aneurysm.

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