OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 09.05.15


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-Sep5-Weekly-WEB

La Verne: David & Margaret To Host Annual Gala

Staff Reports La Verne – Each year, tens of thousands of children “age out” of the foster care system at age 18. Turning 18 means losing support – financial, educational, social, and otherwise – that these youth count on. Their peers in the general population get support from their families throughout emerging adulthood, becoming more […]

End of Summer Party Ideas

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By Claire Lewis Summer is winding down, and now is the time to plan a fun get-together before the season ends. You don’t need to spend a lot of money or travel to exotic locations.  Enjoy a mini Staycation and invite family and friends to kick back and celebrate the end of summer. Backyard ‘Beach’ […]

Kelly Services 2016 Future Engineers Scholarship

By Brian Smith Troy, MI – Kelly Services is accepting applications for its annual, “Future Engineers Scholarship,” a $5,000 award that will be presented to one eligible undergraduate student in December 2015. The scholarship award – which can be used for tuition, fees, books, and room and board expenses for the 2016 calendar year – […]

Walnut Student Awarded Scholarship

Staff Reports Walnut – Shawn Wu, of Walnut, has been awarded a 2015-16 Stater Bros. Markets Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 through the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation (CGAEF). Wu graduated from Walnut High School in 2014.  He will attend UC Riverside this fall and major in Business Informatics.  Wu’s accomplishments include winning 3rd […]

Orange County Barber Arrested For Lewd Acts With Minor

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Public assistance requested in identifying additional victims   Staff Reports Santa Ana – On Fri., Aug. 14, at approximately 11 a.m., Santa Ana Police Detectives arrested Ruben Olguin, 51, of Santa Ana, for Lewd Acts with a Child. Olguin was arrested from his place of employment, the Salon De Belleza Nuevo Guadalajara, located at 118 […]

Take Flamenco, Not Drugs

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It’s a Healthy Addiction That “Heals” Staff Reports San Pedro – Flamenco dance teacher, Sarah Parra, offers her students an escape through the dance, the chance to dress up, and a great workout. For your first experience come to El Cabaret Flamenco, a live performance on Oct. 18, 2 p.m., at the Grand Annex, located […]

Baldwin Park Unified Students Praised For AP Success

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By William Diepenbrock Baldwin Park – 104 students at Baldwin Park Unified’s two comprehensive high schools are being honored as AP Scholars by the College Board for their stellar success on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The exams are the culmination of the College Board’s AP program, that is designed to give high school students the […]

Walnut Council Recap

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By Natalie Kim Walnut – The Aug. 26 Walnut City Council meeting began with two presentations. The first was for Joelle Julve, in recognition of her outstanding work as Assistant Planner. The second was for the Chinese American Association of Walnut, in recognition of 26 years of sharing and celebrating Chinese traditions and culture with […]

Inland Empire: Sheriff’s Air Rescue

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Staff Reports Forest Falls – On Tues., Aug. 25, hiker Alexis Lopez was climbing at Big Falls, in Forest Falls, when he fell approximately 15 feet, hitting his face on the rocks. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff’s Air Rescue 306, manned by Pilot Corporal Mike Gilley, Crew Chief Deputy Paul Kowalski, […]

Chino Farmer’s Market At The Preserve

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Staff Reports Chino – The City of Chino and the Southland Farmer’s Market Association recently launched the Chino Farmers’ Market at the Preserve Community Center.  The Market features a variety of fruits and vegetables, hummus, breads, spices, freshly squeezed lemonade, and much more. Approximately 400 to 500 visitors attended the Market on opening day, Aug. […]

“Well Done”

By Pastor Dennis Morales “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith…” (2 Timothy 4:7). Paul the Apostle penned these words as he saw his approaching death.  He was able to say that he finished the course of faith God set him on.  His faith in God remained strong in both tribulation and as the end drew […]

Straight Talk With Danice

By Danice Akiyoshi, N.D. A Letter From C.J. Q:  I am a senior citizen.  I am wondering how to overcome a constant negative focus on my health issues.  These issues are both real and imaginary.  My poor health consumes my thoughts, and I feel depressed.  I don’t want to spend the rest of my life […]

Chino Hills Burglary Arrest

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Staff Reports Chino Hills – On Fri., Aug. 21, Deputies from the Chino Hills Police Department responded to the Mission Hills Apartments located at 3100 Chino Hills Parkway in reference to a vehicle burglary. According to the Chino Hills Police Department, investigation found that a suspect had broken the passenger window of a vehicle and […]

Top Quality Auto Body Repair and Towing

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By J.D. Alberts Walnut – For over 25 years, California Coach Auto Collision has served its community with top notch repair and assistance services, reaching from “Diamond Bar to Chino and beyond.” Under original ownership, California Coach takes great pride in their quality service reputation and understands the importance of automotive safety. Their highly trained, […]

Walnut Valley Makes Newsweek’s Top HS List

Photo Courtesy: WVUSD Diamond Bar High School has been named No. 77 in Newsweek's “America’s Top High Schools 2015” list.

By Kelli Gile Walnut – Two Walnut Valley schools made the list of “America’s Top High Schools 2015,” released by Newsweek on Aug. 19. The newsmagazine ranked Diamond Bar and Walnut high schools in its list of the top 500 public high schools nationwide.  The rankings are intended to identify high schools that have the […]

The Winner Of Your Personal Revolution

By Nancy Stoops, M.A., M.F.T. Do you ever feel like you just need to make a huge change?  Are you afraid, and so you stay stuck because this is what you have always done? Maybe it’s time to have a personal revolution and really shake things up.  I think it starts by making a list […]

Rowland Heights: Woman Charged With Fatal Stabbing

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Staff Reports Rowland Heights – On Tues., Aug. 18, a 19-year old woman was charged with killing her brother’s girlfriend with a pair of scissors. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Lisette Kimberly Moreno has been charged with one count of murder. The felony complaint includes a special allegation that the defendant […]

Tools Of The Trade

By Pastor Mark Hopper I have a great respect for people in the construction trades.  Plumbers, carpenters, electricians and many others help build our homes, schools, churches and industries. One of the things that they have in common is the “tools of their trade.”  Each craftsman has to have specific tools in order to do their […]

CNUSD Receives National School Safety Honor

Staff Reports Corona/Norco – The Corona-Norco Unified School District’s Project Safety Net Program has been selected to receive the 2015 Exemplary School Safety Initiative Award by the School Safety Advocacy Council, a recognized leader in school safety based services and training. CNUSD was honored at the National School Safety Conference on July 27, in Las […]


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