Pomona econ prof to co-chair CA Governor’s economic council

Pomona College economics professor Fernando Lozano will serve as co-chair of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new Council of Economic Advisors.

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Pomona Employment Partners tackle homelessness and unemployment one resume at a time

The student-run Draper Center program Pomona Employment Partners is tackling the Californian homeless crisis, working to eliminate unemployment in the city of Pomona by acting as one-on-one employment case managers. “I came to the conclusion that employment assistance [is] an area where college students seem uniquely positioned to help people experiencing homelessness,” founder Sophie Roe PO ’19 said.

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Claremont sales tax increase seems headed for defeat, but supporters not ready to concede

A proposed 0.75 percent Claremont sales tax that supporters say would have boosted city revenues by $2.5 million appears headed toward defeat. But with more than 1,000 ballots from Tuesday’s special election yet to be counted, a community group supporting Measure CR isn’t conceding just yet.

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