Did You Know?


BY K.P. SANDER   If you happened to look up in the sky this past week, at just the right time, you may have seen one of the most beautiful displays that nature has to offer. Unrivaled by any fireworks show, the Perseid Meteor Shower hit its peak in the early morning hours of Aug. […]

Walnut: Elementary to Host Teacher from China

Yang Jing and walnut elementary Principal

BY KELLI GILE   Walnut – Walnut Elementary School welcomes, Yang Jing, who will teach Chinese in the school’s FLES (Foreign Language in Elementary School) program during the 2014-2015 school year. Jing has been awarded a fellowship from the U.S. Department of State to participate in the 2014 Teachers of Critical Language Program (TCLP). Since […]

Eastvale Goes Back To School

By EMILY AGUILAR Eastvale – On August 11, school bells across Eastvale rang early to welcome students to a new school year. With the exclusion of elementary schools, River Heights Intermediate, Augustine Ramirez Intermediate, and Eleanor Roosevelt High School all eagerly opened their gates on the same day. For many, this school year will be […]

La Puente: 6th Annual Aldabella Scarpa Shoe Giveback

Aldabella Scarpa

BY GINA K. WARD La Puente – Right before school officially began this year, 300 elementary school girls walked down a red carpet to receive sweet surprises: designer shoes, backpacks filled with school supplies, free haircuts, cup cakes, and much more at the 6th Annual Aldabella Scarpa Shoe Giveback Event. The invitation-only event was held on […]

Walnut: Timberline Community Speaks Up Against Mt. SAC

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BY RAYMOND MENDOZA   Walnut – While a population increase at Mt. San Antonio College might be seen as a good idea for some, residents of the Timberline Community just north of the campus are voicing their wishes to limit enrollment- claiming that the population has become so large that it is causing high amounts […]

Eastvale: Mountain View Tire Is Dedicated To Customer Satisfaction


Staff Reports Eastvale – For nearly 27 years, MountainView Tire has provided Southern California residents top quality tire and auto service by never forgetting to put the customer first. With a store located in Eastvale, the family-owned, independent Goodyear dealer brings its considerable expertise to our city. “We opened our first store in Duarte in […]

Eastvale: Stay Cool This Summer

By LEAFF (Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters)   Eastvale – With all the heat and humidity that we are experiencing this summer – not to mention the drought conditions that make us look forward to rain and cooler weather – LEAFF recommends that you use these Tips for Staying Safe in the Heat: 1. Make […]

San Gabriel Valley: Local Crime Reports

STAFF REPORTS SGV – On Tues., Aug. 12, LASD Temple Station Deputies advised that a pregnant woman was shot in the 1900 block of Merced Avenue in South El Monte at approximately 10 p.m. The victim, who was seven months pregnant, was in the driveway of the location when an unknown suspect(s) approached and fired […]

The Weekly News Complete Edition 08.16.14

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 Aug16WeeklyAll to access the complete Aug 16 issue in pdf format.

Rowland Heights: Local Kidnap and Ransom Rescue


STAFF REPORTS   Rowland Heights – On Mon., Aug. 4, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) Major Crimes Bureau became involved in a kidnap for ransom case. LASD reported that the victim, a 44-year old female, had been forcibly kidnapped in the Rowland Heights area and a ransom demand of $110,000 for her safe return […]

Eastvale: Social Media 101-Get the Most Out of Facebook and Twitter


If you are a local business owner you will want to attend this workshop on Social Media presented by the California SBDC Inland Empire. The workshop offers an introductory overview of how to use Facebook and Twitter to successfully market your business online. The event is free but registration is highly recommended at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com. The workshop is scheduled […]

Eastvale: Chamber of Commerce Hot August News

Chamber Mixer

The most exciting news for the Eastvale Chamber of Commerce this month is their Annual Mega Mixer, coming up this Thursday, August 21 from 5pm-8pm. This is an event that everyone looks forward to, because it is an opportunity for members and non-members alike to mingle and share information about businesses in the City. The Mixer takes place […]

Did You Know?

(Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia)

BY K.P. SANDER The Centennial Anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal will occur on August 15. This engineering marvel, that connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans by way of the Caribbean Sea, revolutionized ship travel in 1914. The Canal wasn’t a new concept when its construction began. Through the ages there have been […]

Women of Renown

By PASTOR TIM EATON When we think of great characters in the Bible, several come quickly to mind: Abraham, Moses, Paul, and of course, Jesus, to name a few. But what about the women? Did you know there are many important women in the Bible? A few with pivotal roles in history are Ruth, Rahab, […]

A Bed Time Story

BY PASTOR MARK HOPPER When our children were young, we always read them a story or two before they went to bed.  So it is no surprise that our children do the same with their children.  Maybe it is a universal requirement. Recently we enjoyed spending time with some of our grandchildren.  One of my […]

What It Feels Like…

By JENNIFER MADRIGAL   My youngest son, Nicholas, had to have two biopsies done earlier this month and the experience proved to be a “humbling” one for my older two sons. You see, as much as they love their little brother, they never really grasped the enormity of that love until procedure day. Since Nicholas […]

Starting This School Year Prepared

BY NANCY STOOPS The return to school begins very soon and you need to help your children prepare. This is a good time to start having them go to bed a little earlier and to help them get organized. Make sure to buy them a good notebook with subject dividers, with folders in those dividers […]

EASTVALE: Tragic Child Drowning in Eastvale

Posted Date: 8/14/2014 11:45 AM Agency: Eastvale Police Courtesy of RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Details: On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at approximately 9:15 PM, officers from the City of Eastvale Police Department responded to the 7200 Canopy Lane in reference to an emergency call of a child drowning. A male adult, who was supervising five […]

Walnut: Local LASD Chaplain Fellowships With Philippines Police

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By R.G. Reyes Walnut – During a recent visit to Manila, Chaplain R.G. Reyes, one of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s chaplains assigned to the local Walnut Station, met with Rev. Fr. Police Superintendent, Deody O. Barret, the Director of Chaplain Services – and his staff – at Camp Crame, national headquarters of the Philippines […]

Business Feature: Angiel Air – Customer Service Is Their Priority

By STAFF REPORTS Eastvale – With the heat of summer in full swing, you want to make sure that your air conditioning is running as efficiently as possible. When there is a problem, you want it fixed fast, no matter what time of day it is. Angiel Air is there for you, even after hours […]


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