Pomona a beautiful name is derived from Roman mythology. Pomona was recognized as the goddess of fruit trees, gardens, and orchards Roman Mythology. Pomona stands as the fifth largest city in Los Angeles County. The total number of population of city was 149,473 in 2000. Whereas it’s raised to the number of 160,815 by the year of 2005.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) is sited in Pomona. The western side of the land that the spot of breakfast cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg’s ranch, university was originally established there. This world famous cereal is maybe the nation’s most frequently taken breakfast and snack. The California State Polytechnic University is stretched over the huge area of 1,437 acres (5.82 km2) educating more than 21,000 students. This area space of university makes it the second largest land-holding institute. The university is world famous for it’s advanced and unique programs engineering and architectural programs. The rare academic courses makes this university stands out nation-wide. Pomona’s downtown holds another prestigious higher-education institution is the Western University of Health Sciences encompassing medical courses from veterinary medicine to nursing to osteopathic medicine.
Los Angeles County Fairgrounds and the L.A. County Fair are major fun and entertaining places in town. This city remains busy throughout the year hosting events and festivals. Fairplex, annual Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona is held in September but the festivity does not end with the month. Visitors can enjoy to their fill. Ygnacio Palomares Adobe is a historical place in town. It is a single story mansion made somewhere between 1850 and 1855. It has become a landmark of the town. It is now open for public and is turned into a museum feature the lifestyle of Spanish and Mexican ranchos. This museum is one the ten sites that got distinction in National register though near 400 sites were listed in total. Another historical site La Casa Primera de Rancho San Jose is located in Pomona.
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