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Chalk art inspires students to create

Priscilla Applebee Staff Writer The city of Pomona held its 13th Annual Chalk Art Festival on Saturday.  Over 300 chalk art enthusiasts from surrounding communities sat on...

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.

Chalk art brings kids’ books to life

A slight breeze and 52-degree weather did not scare away families, students and artists from getting up before dawn to participate in Pomona’s 11th Annual Chalk Art Festival. The event kicked off at 7 a.m. and by 8:30 a.m. Shaun Diamond Plaza drew 250 students and artists sitting on the ground, getting to work on their masterpieces. 

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