David Allen


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David Allen

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  • Small business

    Perpetual sale finally ends at Rancho Cucamonga mattress shop

    As the calendar pages turned, the perpetual sale at a mattress shop in Rancho Cucamonga began to lose its sense of urgency.“Overstock Mattress Sale,” “Warehouse Liquidation” and “Entire Store on Sale” signs lined the windows of the store at one of the city’s busiest intersections.Back in December 2015, on the Facebook page

  • National governments

    Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren meets President Trump — no selfies allowed

    Infrastucture Week may have crumbled — much like our nation’s roads and bridges? — but the mayor of Fontana has reason to strut.Acquanetta Warren had a seat at the table, literally, during the “listening session” with mayors...

  • Political resignations

    At remade Nixon Library, finding parallels to today isn’t tricky

    Richard Nixon, the ultimate comeback kid, is trending. Google “Trump Nixon” and you got 26.1 million results Friday, up 1.3 million from the day before.Comparisons between the 45th and 37th presidents abound: Both disliked the press, chafed against the Establishment, distrusted the FBI, nursed grievances, railed against their enemies, complained about witch hunts and fired officials investigating their...

  • Concerts

    Can’t make Coachella 2017? 24 acts to perform in Pomona

    In a tradition, many acts performing the two weekends of the Coachella music festival in Indio April 14-16 and 21-23 will give concerts at L.A. clubs and concert halls before, between, during or after the festival.And as usual, Pomona is well represented, getting 24 bands or singers. In a few cases, not only is a Coachella act headlining a show but a second one is opening, offering a double shot...

  • Sitcoms

    ‘Seinfeld’ actor Jason Alexander (double) dips into career at Pomona College

    Recapping how he left Boston University before his senior year because he got a role on Broadway, Jason Alexander had to note the irony of his setting: Parents Weekend at Pomona College, where his son, Noah, is a junior.“I’m a college dropout,” the actor acknowledged. “But I think it’s great that colleges invite me as an example to young people.”Alexander was speaking Saturday...