On Sunday, May 1, Cal Poly Pomona will host its annual Southern California Tasting & Auction — an adventure of tastes, sights, and sounds. The open-air gathering will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. in the picturesque setting of the Rose Garden and the Aratani Japanese Garden. Individual tickets are $90. Through March 27, buy two or more tickets at the special price of $75. For more information, visit www.polytaste.com.