The Weekly News Complete Edition 11.22.14

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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  Nov22WeeklyAllto access the complete Weekly News November 22nd issue in pdf format.

Chino/Chino Hills: Renewable Transmission Project Update

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BY K.P. SANDER Chino/Chino Hills – The Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) has been in the works for a while now, with construction anticipated to be completed in 2016. The objective is to deliver electricity from new wind farms in the Tehachapi area to Southern California Edison customers as well as the California transmission grid, […]

Pomona: Ice Skating Coach Gets 98 Years For Molestation

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STAFF REPORTS Pomona – Donald James Vincent, former ice skating coach, and convicted child molester, received a sentence of 98.8 years to life in prison at Pomona’s Superior Court on Thurs., Nov. 6. Vincent, 31, was found guilty by a jury – who deliberated for less than a day – back on Jan. 28 on […]

Diamond Bar: Ryan Seacrest Celebrates DB High School Music Director

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STAFF REPORTS Diamond Bar – “American Idol” Host, Ryan Seacrest, came to Diamond Bar High School to celebrate Instrumental Music Director, Steve Acciani, a national semifinalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award. The Grammy Foundation and Ford Motor Company presented the special event on November 11. KIIS-FM – with Manny on the Streets – entertained […]

Riverside: Man Sentenced To Death For Murder of Marine

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STAFF REPORTS Riverside – On Fri., Nov. 7, a Riverside County Superior Court judge sentenced a man to death for the 2009 murders of a United States Marine Corps Sergeant, and his wife, in their home near Murrieta. Kesaun Kedron Sykes, 27, was convicted by a Riverside County jury on Aug. 5, and that same […]

A Proper Greeting

BY PASTOR MARK HOPPER With the flu season in high gear, everyone seems to be getting sick. Coworkers are sick. Neighbors are sick. School kids and teachers are sick. Everyone is sick! I have heard that one of the most common ways to catch the flu is through contact with someone who has the virus. […]

Straight Talk With Danice

BY DANICE AKIYOSHI, N.D. Dear Dr. Akiyoshi: In the past few years my weight has gone out of control. I need help! My husband makes it really hard for me to resist when he brings snacks to bed when we watch TV at night. He brings, pie, ice cream, popcorn, nuts, and even cocktails. I […]

Hungering For More Than Pumpkin Pie

BY PASTOR MARK LEE Approximately 675 million pounds of turkey, 50 million pumpkin pies, and 40 million green bean casseroles will be consumed this month. In total, the average American is expected to consume at least 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving Day. And yet, when each person wakes up the next morning, they will most likely […]

Walnut Valley Women’s Club Tree Lighting

By Margaret Doyle Walnut – On Sun., Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m., the Walnut Valley Women’s Club invites the community to attend the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony to be held at Fire Station 61, on the corner of La Puente Road and Lemon Avenue. As we celebrate our 50 years in federation this year, […]

Depression and the Holidays

BY NANCY STOOPS Did you know that suicide rates are among the highest during the holidays? This may sound very strange to some of you, but it is true. Believe it or not, this isn’t a wonderful time of year for everybody. I remember as a little girl wondering how anybody could be sad at […]

We Accept the Love We Think We Deserve

BY JENNIFER JESTER-MADRIGAL Show me what you think you are, and I’ll show you what you actually are, and then you can decide which version of yourself is the one you wish to portray to the world. How many of us have had this conversation with ourselves time and time again only to come to the same conclusion each […]

Chino Hills: chARTS Concert Features Internationally Acclaimed Local Opera Singer

STAFF REPORT Chino Hills – The Chino Hills Arts Committee (chARTS) will present its first opera concert on Sun., Nov. 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center. “The Hills Are Alive With Music,” will feature Diamond Bar resident, Kristin Rothfuss Erbst, an internationally acclaimed opera singer, along with renowned pianist Cheryl Lin […]

Eastvale: Dual Immersion

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BY EMILY AGUILAR Eastvale – On Nov. 3, foreign language teachers at Eleanor Roosevelt High School led a small presentation on the benefits of their Dual Immersion Program. Dual Immersion is a curriculum that gives English-speaking students an opportunity to learn their school lessons in both in English and a selected foreign language. This begins […]

Walnut: City Council Recap 11/12/14

BY RAYMOND MENDOZA Walnut – The Walnut City Council met early at 5 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 12 for a special meeting, citing a lack of quorum for a regular meeting that would normally be held at 7 p.m. To start, the council members approved the minutes for the Oct. 8 study session and City […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

STAFF REPORTS   UPCOMING EVENTS: 23rd Annual Scholarship Tree of Lights Fundraiser When: Now through Thurs., Nov. 20; and Dec. 4 – 5; noon to 4 p.m. Where: Von’s Market, 350 N. Lemon Avenue, Walnut Details: The Walnut Valley Women’s Club announces it will be selling lights for $5, and ornaments for $10. All proceeds […]

Jurupa Valley: Funtional Turf Areas Will Undergo Overseeding

CITY OF EASTVALE   JURUPA VALLEY, CA (November 17, 2014) – At the beginning of each fall season, Jurupa Community Services District (JCSD) overseeds lawn areas at Eastvale parks that appear to be “worn out.” As a result of California’s drought status and mandatory state and local ordinances, only functional turf areas such as sports […]

Chino Hills: Curt Hagman Supervisor-Elect To SB Fourth District

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STAFF REPORTS Chino Hills – The November 4 General Election has come and gone, and the efforts of Assemblyman Curt Hagman (R-Chino Hills) in the race for Supervisor of San Bernardino’s Fourth District have paid off. In a public letter published on Nov. 6, Hagman said he, and his wife Grace, “…are thrilled and humbled […]

Networking Mixer November 20th

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Did You Know?

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BY K.P. SANDER On Thurs., Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered what is perhaps one of the most famous speeches in American history. Lincoln spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, just months after the Union army defeated the Confederacy on the fields in that same town in what […]

Chino: Victim Helps Stop Chino Bank Robbery

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STAFF REPORTS Chino – On Sat., Nov. 8, at just before 9 a.m., Chino Police Officers responded to a holdup alarm from Chino Commercial Bank located at 14245 Pipeline Avenue. While Officers were responding to the call, a victim hiding inside the bank called 911. The victim told dispatchers that a masked bank robber had […]

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