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Old 06-04-2009, 06:29 PM
 
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Please help!! I'm looking at a job at Cal Poly in Pomona. I'm married, have 2 kids and am from the midwest. How much of a culture shock will it be if we move there? What are the schools like? Where should we look at living? I want safe, safe, safe neighborhoods and good schools.
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Old 06-04-2009, 07:23 PM
 
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Claremont
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Anchorage, AK to SoCal to Missoula, MT
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Yikes. I wouldn't do it!
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:56 PM
 
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Phillips Ranch area of Pomona. Nice area, 10 minutes from Cal Poly.
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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I wrote a few things about Pomona in the following:

http://www.city-data.com/forum/7036583-post2.html

http://www.city-data.com/forum/6857141-post10.html

My opinions and observations, of course. As usual, your results may vary.
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:12 PM
 
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The city of Pomona is really rundown with a big illegal population. As others have said, Claremont or Phillips Ranch (by the way, is there any brushfire danger in the latter?). Or if you don't mind a longer commute, Diamond Bar.
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Old 06-05-2009, 07:36 AM
 
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Yikes. I wouldn't do it!
Why?
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Old 06-05-2009, 07:38 AM
 
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Thanks for the info! It's greatly appreciated.
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Old 06-05-2009, 07:42 AM
 
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Thanks!
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Old 06-05-2009, 09:07 AM
 
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BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! boxes ever-where maybe?
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