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Bike ride brings art and community together

The dA Center for the Arts presented “Color of Wheels,” teaming up with the Pomona Bike Coalition for a 2.5-mile bike ride around Pomona on Saturday.

Pomona embraces local businesses

The Pomona Cultural Arts Commission worked for the last two years to bring awareness to locally owned shops in the downtown and arts district area. This year, they decorated 30 businesses with blue and white balloons outside their doors to participate in Small Business Saturday.

Painting history

Painters Joy McAllister and Chris Toovey finish restoring their mural on the south side of the Arts and Communications Building beside the train tracks on Tuesday.

Mural restored by original artists

After 25 years of covering the south wall of the Arts and Communications Building, the mural depicting historic La Verne, titled “Scrapbook,” is getting a face-lift. The mural, which faces Arrow Highway, is expected to be finished by mid-April.

Artists make over packing house

La Verne will soon be unveiling a new mural as part of the city’s public art program.

Public art echoes LV’s citrus past

Abundant citrus groves; quaint small town charm; a close-knit community – La Verne’s city art exemplifies all of these things and more as a new addition will be added to an entrance point into the city.

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