Area Directory

Pomona is strategically located where the 10 , 57 and 71 freeways meet. Within thirty minutes, you can be at the Los Angeles Dodger Stadium or Hollywood. There are many golf courses and parks in close proximity. Within an hour, you can be enjoying the sun and surf at L.A.'s great beaches; picnicking, hiking or off-road riding in the canyons of our own San Gabriel Mountains; or water skiing, swimming, jet-skiing and boating at nearby lakes. Or how about Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles for excitement? Within one hour, excellent skiing awaits you at Snow Valley, Snow Summit, Mountain High and Holiday Hill, located in the San Bernardino Mountains. Also, we're approximately four hours from the Colorado River, a favorite with students.

In summary, Pomona offers a stimulating learning environment set against a backdrop of state of the art technology and all the amenities/sports particular to the various climate zones to which we are so close.


Local Emergency Numbers

  • Fire Department
    (909) 629-9671

  • Emergency
    911

  • Non-emergencies: Police Department, Pomona
    (909) 622-1241

Public Libraries
  • Pomona - (909) 620-2043
  • Cal Poly Pomona - (909) 869-3074
  • Walnut - (909) 595-0757
  • LeVerne - (909) 596-1934
  • Chino - (909) 465-5280

Highway Conditions
  • Recording: (24-hours)
    (800) 427-7623
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Department of Motor Vehicles
New residents who come from out of state need to register vehicles in California within 20 days. Take your most recently issued registration, smog certificate and purchase information to your nearest DMV office. The fee is based on the value of the vehicle. California residents who drive motor vehicles on public highways must have a valid California driver's license. When you make your home in the state, you must get a California driver's license within 10 days.

Please contact one of the offices listed for further information or to schedule an appointment.

Local DMV Offices

1600 S. Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766
(800) 777-0133

800 S. Glendora Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
(800) 777-0133

8678 Archibald Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(800) 777-0133

Chambers of Commerce
  • Pomona
    401 S. Main St., # 210
    Pomona, CA 91769
    (909) 622-1256

  • La Verne
    2078 Bonita Ave.
    La Verne, CA 91750
    (909) 593-5265

  • Chino Valley
    13150 Seventh St.
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 627-6177

Hospitals

These hospitals provide 24-hours care.
  • Pomona Valley Medical Center
    1798 N. Garey Ave.
    Pomona, CA 91767
    (909) 865-9500

  • San Dimas Community Hospital
    1350 West Covina Blvd.
    (909) 599-6811

  • Chino Valley Medical Center
    5451 Walnut Ave.
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 464-8600
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Human Services
The agencies listed represent the most frequently requested services available to the residents of Pomona. Listings are for information purposes only and are not an endorsement. Hours may vary. Please call during regular business hours.

Emergency Services
  • Regional Poison Control District
    (909) 876-4766

  • Suicide Prevention
    (310) 391-1253
    (909) 886-4889
AIDS & HIV Services
  • Aid for AIDS, Inc.
    (213) 656-1107

  • AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
    English:
    (800) 922-2437
    Multilingual:
    (800) 922-2438
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Los Angeles County Info.
    (800) 427-8700

  • Valley Women's Center
    (818) 757-2188

  • Los Angeles County Office of Drug Abuse
    (213) 624-3784
Child Care Services
  • Department of Children Services
    (909) 397-4219
Counseling Services
  • Family Resource Center
    (909) 397-5045

  • Family Services of Pomona Valley
    (909) 620-1776

  • Pomona Community Crisis Center
    (909) 623-1588
Disability Services
  • Ability First
    (909) 621-4727

  • Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation
    (909) 596-7733

  • San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center
    (800) 822-7504
Emergency Food & Shelter
  • American Red Cross
    (909) 623-1348

  • The Salvation Army
    (909) 623-1579

  • Info Line of Los Angeles
    (818) 501-4447
Health Care Services
  • East Valley Community Health Center
    (909) 620-8088

  • Family Health Center
    (909) 469-9494

  • Pomona Health Center
    (909) 622-6516

  • WIC Nutrition Program
    (818) 570-8823
Legal Services
  • Consumer Protection Programs
    (213) 974-1452

  • LA Free Clinic
    (323) 655-2697

  • Los Angeles County Public Defender
    (818) 974-2811
Veterans Services
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Benefits, Information and Assistance
    (800) 827-1000
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Regional Shopping Malls
  • Brea Mall
    Major stores include Nordstrom, Sears, JC Penny, and Abercrombie and Finch.
    2007 Brea Mall
    Brea, CA 92821
    (714) 671-5957

  • Westfield Shopping West Covina
    Known as West Covina Plaza includes Macy's, Sears, and JC Penny.
    112 Plaza Drive
    West Covina, CA 91790
    (626) 960-1881

  • Ontario Mills Mall
    Major stores include Nordstrom, JC Penny, Sketchers, and Tilly's.
    Located on the I-10 and I-15 Intersection
    (909) 454-8300

  • Montclair Plaza
    Major Stores include J.C. Penny, Macy's, Sears, and Robinsons-May.
    5060 Montclair Plaza Lane
    Montclair, CA 91763
    (909) 626-2501

Parks, Arboretum, and Gardens
  • Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park -
    120 Via Verde Park Road
    San Dimas, CA 91773
    (909) 599-8411
    This park has a 250-acre lake for swimming, water skiing, wind surfing, and sailing. The lake is also stocked with trout, bluegill, catfish, and largemouth bass. Raging Waters, a water theme park, is located at the south end of the lake. There are boat rentals, hot tubs, an equestrian center and even a wedding chapel to rent! Other recreational amenities include: recreational vehicle camp sites, trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, play equipment, gazebos, and group rental picnic areas. Food and beverage concessionaires are provided.

  • Sycamore Canyon Park -
    22930 Golden Springs Dr
    Diamond Bar, CA 91765
    (909) 396-0194

  • Marshall Canyon Regional Park -
    6550 Stephens Ranch Rd
    La Verne, CA 91750
    (909) 593-3036

  • Chino City Monte Vista Park -
    13196 Monte Vista Ave
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 591-9888

  • Prado Olympic Shooting Park -
    17501 Pomona Rincon Rd
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 597-4794

  • Prado Regional Park -
    16700 Euclid Ave
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 597-4260

  • Suzanne Park -
    625 Suzanne Road
    Walnut, CA 91789
    (909) 598-5805

Cultural Facilities
Within Los Angeles and the surrounding area there are an abundance of points of interest for personal enrichment and enjoyment. Some of the more prominent are as follows:
  • Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - 4804 Hollywood Blvd. in Barnsdall Park. Exhibits contemporary and traditional art. Tours daily at 2. Open Tuesdays-Sundays 12:3--5. Fee. (310) 485-4581.

  • J. Paul Getty Museum - 17985 Pacific Coast Highway. Exhibits Greek and Roman antiquities, Renaissance and Baroque paintings. The museum is a replica of an ornate Roman villa. Hours may vary according to season. Free, however parking reservations must be made at least one week in advance; phone (310) 459-7611.

  • El Pueblo De Los Angeles State Historic Park - located within the streets of Alameda, Arcadia, Spring and Macy. Historical Landmarks at the city's founding site have been restored. Guided walking tours originate at 130 Paseo de la Plaza on the hour Tuesdays-Saturdays 10-1. Free. (310) 628-1274.

  • Pacific Asia Museum - 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena. Houses historical cultural and art exhibits of the Far East and Pacific. The building is designed like a Chinese treasure house and surrounds a mediation garden. Open Wednesdays-Sundays noon-5. Fee. (626) 449-2742.

  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. Features detailed habitats of African, North American and exotic mammals. The history galleries include antique automobiles, US history exhibits and displays depicting life in California. Open Tuesdays-Sundays 10-5. Fee. (213) 744-3466.

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Outdoor Sports Facilities
  • YMCA of Pomona Valley -
    350 N. Garey Ave.
    Pomona, CA 91767
    (909) 623- 6433

  • Chino Valley YMCA -
    5665 Edison Ave
    Chino, CA 91710
    (909) 597-7445

  • Diamond Bar/Walnut YMCA -
    22600 Sunset Crossing Rd
    Diamond Bar, CA 91765
    (909) 860-9622

  • San Gabriel Valley YMCA -
    412 E Rowland St
    Covina, CA 91723
    (626) 339-6221

  • Griffith Park Equestrian Center - Riverside Drive and Main Street in northern section of the Park. This is a 73-acre facility featuring jumping course, conditioning track and indoor arena. 53 miles of bridle trails; rental horses. (310) 840-9063.

The Sports Scene
  • Dodger Stadium - 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, North of the Civic Center. Open for baseball and special events only. Baseball season usually runs April through early October. (213) 224-1400.

  • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena - 3939 South Figueroa Street. An indoor sports and entertainment facility. (213) 748-6131.

  • Edison International Field (formerly Anaheim Stadium) - 200 State College Blvd., Anaheim, California Angels play mid April through early October.

  • Staples Center - 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. Home of the L.A. Lakers (Pro Basketball) and the Kings (Pro Hockey). (213) 624-3100.

  • Los Angeles Coliseum - 518 West Santa Barbara Avenue, Los Angeles. The USC Trojans also play at the Coliseum. Ticket information can be obtained by calling (213) 748-6131.

  • Rose Bowl - 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. Site of the classic Rose Bowl game each New Year's Day, as well as other football games and events throughout the year. Home to the UCLA Bruins football team. For events and information call (626) 577-3106.

Getting Out of Town

By Airplane
  • Los Angeles International Airport - at Century and Sepulveda Blvd. near Inglewood, CA (310) 646-5252. Bus service (RTD) to and from airport is available. For information call (213) 626-4455.

  • Ontario International - at Vineyard Avenue in Ontario, CA. For information call (909) 988-2700.

  • Airport Express 24 hours to and from all airports, via minibus (714) 973-1100.

  • Burbank Airport
    2627 Hollywood Way, Burbank
    (818) 840-8471

  • Long Beach Airport
    4100 E. Donald Douglas Drive, Long Beach
    (562) 421-8295

  • John Wayne Airport (Orange County)
    18741 Airport Way, Santa Ana
    (949) 252-5200
By Bus
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
    1441 Truman Street, San Fernando
    (818) 365-5628

  • Foothill Transit
    100 North Barranca Avenue, Suite 100
    West Covina, CA 91791-1600
    (626) 967-3147
    http://www.foothilltransit.org/

  • Los Angeles Metro Transportation Authority (MTA)
    (213) 626-4455
By Train
  • Amtrak Ticket Office
    (800) 872-7245

  • Metrolink, Los Angeles
    (800) 371-5465

Ridesharing
Ridesharing service is for people who are interested in vanpooling or carpooling. Call for a list of people who are making similar commutes or if you are willing to share your car with someone else. Free Service. For more information call the following numbers below.
  • Commuter Transportation Services, Inc.
    LA Country:
    (213) 380-7433

Popular Tourist Attractions
  • Disneyland - 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim
    (714) 999-4565

  • Knott's Berry Farm - Beach Blvd., Buena Park
    (714) 220-5200

  • Movieland Wax Museum - 7711 Beach Blvd., Buena Park
    (714) 522-1154

  • NBC Studio Tours - 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank
    (818) 840-4444

  • Mann's Chinese Theater - 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
    (213) 464-8111

  • Raging Waters - 111 Raging Waters Drive, San Dimas
    (909) 592-6453

  • Universal Studios Tours - Lankershim Blvd.,Universal City
    (818) 622-3801

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain - 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy.,Valencia
    (805) 255-4111
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Points of Interest
  • Catalina Island
    P.O Box 217, Avalon, CA 90704
    (562) 510-1520

    Only 26 miles off the coast of Long Beach, quaint, quiet Catalina Island makes you feel like you are much further away--both in place and time. Activities include swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, golfing, horseback riding, hiking , shopping, dining and sightseeing.

  • Hollywood Boulevard, Walk of Fame
    Information: (213) 469-8311

    Beginning at the famous Hollywood and Vine intersection, proceed in either direction to see pink marble stars embedded in cement. The stars celebrate the achievement of talented personalities.

  • Los Angeles Zoo
    5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    (213) 666-4090

    Divided into continental areas that house over 2,000 animals from all over the world, the facility includes Adventure Island, innovative children's zoo and a 77-acre main zoo.

  • Queen Mary
    1126 Queens Way Drive, Long Beach, CA 90801
    (562) 435-3511

    The largest ocean liner in the water today, the Queen Mary can be seen through guided or self-guided tours. Dining, entertainment, and shopping can be enjoyed for one admission.

Local Beaches
Huntington, Newport, Balboa, Dana Point, Laguna, Seal, Malibu, Redondo, Hermosa, Long Beach, Zuma, Santa Monica.


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