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  • Alfa Romeo 4C auctioned for $125,000 at boat show

    Alfa Romeo 4C auctioned for $125,000 at boat show
    The first Alfa Romeo 4C luxury coupe delivered in the United States fetched $125,000 at auction Thursday evening at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The winning bidder for the limited-edition Italian car was Dean DeSantis of Fort Lauderdale....
  • Sprint to the finish line for Special Olympics athletes

    Sprint to the finish line for Special Olympics athletes
    Special Olympics Florida - Broward County will host the ninth annual “Sallarulo's Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk and Carnival of Champions” Nov. 8 on Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Davie campus. The race will begin at 8 a.m., followed by...
  • Allied Community Services marks 50 years

    Five decades ago, a half-dozen parents of children with developmental disabilities formed a group to look into setting up organized day programs for their children. This steering committee was officially incorporated on Oct. 20, 1964, as the Enfield...
  • Groveland election features comeback try by former mayor

    GROVELAND — Two City Council incumbents will defend their seats against challengers in Tuesday's election following months of political turmoil, law-enforcement inquiries and employee unrest. Mayor Tim Loucks is being opposed by Mike Radzik, who...
  • Slain Pomona officer known for contagious smile

    Slain Pomona officer known for contagious smile
    The orange hospital visitor's badge had begun to curl away from her black cardigan, but Joy Diamond ran her hand over it, an attempt to smooth it back in place. Hours had passed since her son had been honored by dozens of fellow police officers in a...
  • Pomona SWAT officer killed in line of duty 'loved' his work

    Pomona SWAT officer killed in line of duty 'loved' his work
    The Pomona SWAT officer who was fatally injured while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel was remembered Wednesday as a veteran lawman who was passionate about his job and well-known within the community. Shaun Diamond, 45, died from injuries...
  • SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies

    SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies
    A Pomona police SWAT officer shot in the back of the head while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel has died, authorities said. "It is with a heavy heart that we must deliver the news that early this morning Pomona police SWAT Officer Shaun...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be run Sunday, and so naturally, restaurants near the marathon route (and some nowhere near the route) are jumping in with dining specials, not all of which are related to carbo-loading. Ceres' Table: Saturday...
  • Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey

    Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey
    About 200 athletes from 11 floor hockey teams across Southern California gathered at The Rinks in Huntington Beach on Saturday for the Special Olympics Orange County Regional Fall Games. Teams from Irvine, Pomona, San Bernardino, San Diego, Garden...
  • Preliminary injunction allows Lawrence Smith to continue coaching Dunbar football

    Preliminary injunction allows Lawrence Smith to continue coaching Dunbar football
    Lawrence Smith will continue to coach Dunbar's football team for the duration of his appeal of a one-year suspension over an alleged hazing incident in the school's locker room last fall. On Oct. 20, a 10-day restraining order was granted allowing Smith...
  • A weekend to put fun back in fundraisers

    A weekend to put fun back in fundraisers
    Sure, there are lots of bad things going on in the world right now that most of us can't do much to change. On the other hand, there are lots of things going on in our own back yard that we can change. And this weekend, we can even have fun while we'...