OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 07.04.15

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The Weekly News covers community news for Diamond Bar, Walnut, Chino Hills, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-July4-Weekly-WEB

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By K.P. Sander   Fourth of July – fireworks, picnic, barbeques, parades, vacations…baseball, hot dogs and apple pie!  Our nation’s birthday is cause for celebration and remembering that our freedom was hard won and is much cherished. Imagine the celebration commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence back on July 4, 1776.  The legal […]

Our Life: Cherish The Moment

By Sarah Sanchez In today’s society, doing things “faster” is always promoted. The latest phone is faster; MapQuest gives us the fastest route; the latest hard-drive is faster than the one before; “get cash fast” emails are constantly sent; we want the weekend to come by faster; we want to know the quickest way to […]

Orange County: Nation’s Birthday Celebrated With A Bang

Staff Reports Santa Ana – Join the Mayor and City Council for family style fun and a spectacular fireworks show at the City of Santa Ana’s 2015 Independence Day Celebration.  The event will be held at Centennial Park on Sat., July 4, from 4 to 9:30 p.m. “Santa Ana’s annual tradition on the 4th of […]

Chino Valley: Stay Safe This Fourth Of July Holiday

Staff Reports Chino Valley – The Chino Valley Fire District wants to remind residents that fireworks of any kind are prohibited in the city of Chino Hills, and that only State Fire Marshal approved “Safe and Sane” fireworks can be used in the city of Chino. “Safe and Sane” fireworks do not fly or blow […]

Orange County: Citizen Helps To Arrest Robbery Suspect

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Anonymous caller sees suspect vehicle shown in TV news story Staff Reports Santa Ana – On Mon., June 15, at approximately 7:30 a.m., a woman entered a 7-Eleven convenience store located at 2242 S. Grand Ave.; her 10-year old daughter waited in the car. A man parked his van next to the woman’s vehicle and […]

Happy 4th of July From The Whole Enchilada!

By Claire Lewis Diamond Bar – Add some fireworks to your Independence Day Celebration with spicy chili or sizzling fajitas at The Whole Enchilada!  And help cool down the summer heat after your meal with some Mexican Kaluha Flan or Rio Grande Mud Pie! Having a 4th of July celebration at home?  Why not let […]

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By Sarah Sanchez I work with the youth ministry at our local church, so I’m around teenagers about twice a week, in addition to talking to them almost daily. As I’ve worked with the local youth, I’ve begun to understand that they have a lot more to deal with than when I was in school. […]

Pomona: PUSD Awarded $75,000 State Grant

Expansion of After-School Learning Program By Juliette Funes Pomona – Three Pomona Unified School District schools are among 67 schools in the state selected to share $4.6 million in state grants aimed at expanding before- and after-school programs to give students safe places to go outside of school hours, while also providing them opportunities to […]

Walnut: 4th Of July Celebration

Staff Reports Walnut – Come and join the City of Walnut’s Fourth of July celebration at Suzanne Park on Sat., July 4, from 5:30 pm to approximately 9:30 pm. This free event will be kicked off with a Patriotic Pooch Parade scheduled for 5:30 pm. There will also be live music from Young Guns, playing […]

June 2015 SGV News

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SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-06-SGVNews-WEB

Diamond Bar Council Recap

By Raymond Mendoza Diamond Bar – The Diamond Bar City Council met once again last week for its remaining June meeting, which included naming a new Business of the Month, extending the City’s landscaping services, and denying a hotly debated conditional use permit allowing T-Mobile to build a new wireless telecommunications facility at 1355 Maple […]

Lake Fire Update

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June 29 Update: 30,726 acres with 60 percent containment. Staff Reports San Bernardino County – As of June 29, the Lake Fire is reported at 30,726 acres, with 60 percent overall containment.  The cause is still under investigation. The estimated cost to date is $30.2 million and there are four reported injuries. On the afternoon of June […]

Baldwin Park Playful City USA

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City’s Playability Recognized Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Baldwin Park is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time.  The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. Baldwin Park is proud to be selected once again as a leader in creating […]

Straight Talk With Danice

A Letter from Chrissy     By Danice Akiyoshi, N.D. Q:  What is your opinion about people who are always late?  Why do you think some people have no respect for time management? A:  In my opinion, I think personal power plays a role here.  People who are habitually late generally don’t have a good […]

Eastvale: ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES

PUBLIC NOTICE ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 24, 2015, the City Council of the City of Eastvale adopted Ordinance No. 15-04, entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EASTVALE, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER 10.02 OF TITLE 10 TO THE EASTVALE MUNICIPAL CODE ESTABLISHING SPEED […]

Pomona: Heat Related Toddler Death

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3-year old left in hot car by accident Staff Reports Pomona – On Sun., June 21, at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Pomona Police Department received a 911 call regarding a heat-related injury on Rancho Jurupa Place. Upon arrival, a female child was found unconscious in a vehicle after a family outing. The victim was transported […]

Summer Details At Alamo Car Wash

If you want to see the difference in the way Alamo Car Wash and Detail Center can make your car look and run, visit them at 784 N. Nogales Street in Walnut.  For more information, including business hours, call them at (626) 965-7922.

Staff Reports Walnut – You’re a busy person with a lot to do.  You need a car wash, an oil change, a haircut, and you haven’t even had lunch yet.  You could run all over town trying to get all of this done, or you could get it all done at one stop: Alamo Car […]

To The Pointe Dance Productions

Training dancers and transforming lives By K.P. Sander Chino – It isn’t often you come across a business dedicated to students that provides a Christian atmosphere, and promotes not only artistry, but modesty, authenticity, faith and community as well – but To the Pointe Dance Productions (TTP) is all that, and more. Founded in 2004 […]

Baldwin Park Unified Runs E-Textbook And Chromebook Pilot

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Just four U.S. school districts chosen to try out system Staff Reports Baldwin Park – The first of two electronic textbook pilot efforts at Baldwin Park Unified has returned overwhelming praise for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt materials used on Google Chromebooks, according to District leaders. Some 36 8th Graders at Sierra Vista Middle School, and 30 […]

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