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PUSD Village Academy Students Create Pomona Rose Float Documentary Film

A group of seniors enrolled in Village Academy’s National Academy Foundation Information Technology program gain first-hand knowledge of the creative development and technical production of Cal Poly’s Rose Float for the 2016 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade- a painstaking process that will be captured in the students’ new documentary film.

This story appeared on the Pomona Proud website on Dec. 31.

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Thousands of volunteers prepare for Rose Parade one pea at a time

This year, the students built an ice-cream wonderland for the gummy bears, with the help from flowers grown on both Cal Poly campuses. Engineering students built a hydraulic system that will let one gummy bear positioned high on the float throw a snowball, which is a foam ball covered in rice, down to another bear.

This article appeared in the Ventura County Star on Dec. 31.

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife Names Mariposa County Game Warden Frank Milazzo Wildlife Officer of the Year

Fish and Wildlife Officer and Cal Poly Pomona alum Frank Milazzo (’86, zoology), a 27-year veteran, was selected as the 2016 Wildlife Officer of the Year. “In light of Milazzo’s awarded and dedicated career, his diverse experience with the department and his extensive involvement with his community, he is an excellent choice for the CDFW award,” said CDFW Law Enforcement Division Chief David Bess.

This article appeared in the Sierra Sun Times on Dec. 24.