Pomona Gang Member Sentenced To Death

(Photo Courtesy: City of Chino) Robert Louis Caballero

Staff Reports Pomona – A Pomona 12th Street gang member – convicted of a series of kidnappings and killings in 2009 – was sentenced to death on Thurs., Feb. 19, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. On Aug. 14, 2014, a jury found that Robert Louis Caballero, 37, committed multiple murders, that […]

Eastvale Little League Hosts Troy Percival

Photo Courtesy: Christian Dinco

By Christian Dinco Eastvale – Eastvale Little League welcomed 2002 World Series winner, four-time Major League Baseball All-Star, and 14-year Pro, Troy Percival, to Harada Heritage Park for their annual Coaches Training Day. Eastvale Little League (ELL) is a non-profit community baseball organization that is committed to teaching leadership through baseball.  150 ELL volunteer coaches […]

New Interim City Manager

Photo Courtesy: City of Eastvale Photo Caption: New Interim City Manager, Michele Nissen

By K.P. Sander Eastvale – The City of Eastvale has been diligently searching for a City Manager ever since the controversial resignation of Carol Jacobs in August 2014.  Meanwhile, Robert Van Nort – who previously filled the seat as Eastvale’s Interim City Manager at incorporation – has been holding down the fort since last September […]

Walnut Valley Hosts Cornerstone Awards

(Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile) Mary Harms was crowned 2014 Classified Employee of the Year at the "A Class Act" Cornerstone Awards Gala on Feb. 19 (shown with Board Members Dr. Tony Torng, Helen Hall, Larry Redinger, Cindy Ruiz, and Personnel Commissioners Ron Everett and Gayle Pacheco).

By Kelli Gile Walnut – The Walnut Valley Unified School District recognized a dozen outstanding employees during the 16th Annual “A Class Act” Cornerstone Awards Gala on Feb. 19, at the Pomona Valley Mining Company. The Cornerstone Award recognizes exemplary classified (non-teaching) employees who have gone “above and beyond the call of duty” in providing […]

City Council Recap

By Carissa Herb Eastvale – The City of Eastvale held two City Council meetings for the month February. The first meeting occurred on Feb. 11, beginning with a closed session at 6:27 p.m. After the closed session, the meeting moved into presentations and announcements.  There was a Public Safety Commission update on improvement projects, and […]

Hacienda Heights Teacher Arrested

(Photo Courtesy: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department) Special Bulletin for David Park, a Los Altos High School Teacher arrested on Feb. 23.

LASD Special Victims Unit is investigating a Los Altos teacher for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student at the high school. Staff Reports Hacienda Heights – Special Victims Bureau Detectives have arrested a Los Altos teacher for having a sexual relationship with a student at the high school. David Park, 37, of Chino Hills, was […]

Eastvale Community News Complete Edition March 2015


The Eastvale Community News covers local news for Eastvale, Norco, Corona, and Chino. Click here 2015-03-Eastvale-WEB  to access the complete issue in pdf format.

Prison For Two Local Terrorists

Staff Reports Riverside – Two men with ties to the Inland Empire were each sentenced on Tues., Feb. 24 to 25 years in federal prison for participating in plots to provide material support to terrorists and to kill American personnel. Sohiel Omar Kabir, 37, a naturalized United States citizen who was born in Afghanistan and […]

Walnut Council Recap

(Photo Courtesy: City of Walnut) Walnut City Council

By Raymond Mendoza Walnut – Walnut’s City Council was met with an outpour of concerned citizens during its latest Feb. 25 meeting, each speaking out against the planned Mt. San Antonio College parking structure, urging the City to move toward litigation to stop its construction. First, however, the Council approved the minutes for the Feb. […]

Straight Talk With Danice

By Danice Akiyoshi, N.D. Dear Dr. Akiyoshi: I recently had back surgery. I attend physical therapy three times a week. The facility is near my home and I am making progress. My wife wants me to change to a new facility because the therapist who works with me is an attractive redhead. She knows I […]

Walnut Board Honors Star Students And Partners

(Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile) WVUSD Board of Trustees lauded Suzanne Middle School parent volunteers, Christina Kondo and Lenora Wong, with the Community Partner Award during the Feb. 19 meeting (shown with their children, Principal Les Ojeda, and Board President, Larry Redinger).

By Kelli Gile Walnut – The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized exemplary students and community volunteers during the Feb. 19 meeting. Westhoff Elementary 5th Grader, Philbert Loekman, received the Super Star Student Award. Loekman came to Westhoff as a kindergartner. All his teachers concur that he is a young man who […]

Former Ontario Police Officer Arrested

(Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department) Former Officer, Tyler Stone

Staff Reports Ontario – On Nov. 8, 2014, investigators from the Ontario Police Department received information that one of their officers, Tyler Stone, 30, of Rancho Cucamonga, had an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile female. The Sheriff’s Department immediately placed Stone on administrative leave, and on Dec. 9, 2014, began an investigation into possible criminal […]

Budget Rooter Plumbing


Staff Reports Chino – Since 1985, Budget Rooter & Plumbing has provided responsive, personalized service to each and every client.  It’s hard to find a plumber who meets your expectations, but Dave Holt has been in the business for 35 years and promises to fix it right the first time. “We treat every customer with […]

Three Keys To Hitting


By Mike Green It’s been said that hitting a baseball is one of the hardest things to do in sports. You’re trying to hit a round ball with a round bat, and the ball is moving in various directions. But, with enough practice and these three keys, you can make hitting easier and be more […]

In-N-Out Burger Armed Robbery Suspect Caught

(Photo Courtesy: In-N-Out Burger) The scene of the robbery, at 450 Auto Center Drive in Corona.

Staff Reports Corona – At 10:57 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 7, Corona Police Officers responded to an Armed Robbery call at In-N-Out Burger, located at 450 Auto Center Dr. in Corona. The suspect was described as a male wearing a green bandana over his face, armed with a silver handgun. The suspect was last seen […]

Walnut Elementary Rings in Lunar New Year

(Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile) Nearly 200 Dual Language Immersion students at Walnut Elementary rang in the Lunar New Year for their parents and families on February 20

By Kelli Gile Walnut – Fri., Feb. 20 was an exciting day at Walnut Elementary.  Nearly 200 Dual Language Immersion students in kindergarten through 3rd Grades celebrated Lunar New Year by performing for their parents and families. Mandarin songs, ribbon dances, and even a play explaining how the animals were chosen to be part of the 12 signs of […]

Finding Balance in Your Life

By Nancy Stoops Some of us work really hard.  Some of us play really hard.  I believe it’s finding the balance between the two that gives us a good life.  Finding the balance is what makes us happy and helps us discover how wonderful life can be. Many people are very good at working hard […]

Garage Fire Ruins Chino Hills Home

(Photo Courtesy: Chino Valley Fire District) A Firefighter suppresses the last of the flames at a residential structure fire in the early morning hours of Feb. 24.

Staff Reports Chino Hills – Chino Valley Fire District Firefighters responded to a single-family residential structure fire on the 17800 block of Lone Ranger Trail in Chino Hills just after 3 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 24. Firefighters on scene found a working fire in the garage with some extension into the home.  Two vehicles inside […]

Santa Ana Stabbing Prompts Shooting

Staff Reports Santa Ana – On Fri., Feb. 20, at approximately 12:20 p.m., the Santa Ana Police Department received multiple 911 calls of a stabbing in progress in the area of 1900 South Susan Street. As officers were responding to the location, callers continued to state the male suspect was repeatedly stabbing a female victim. […]

Mural Unveiled At The Riverside Art Museum

Staff Reports Corona – On Thurs., Feb. 5, at 6 p.m., the Riverside Art Museum unveiled a mural created by five young people who participated in the Corona Police Department’s California Gang Reduction and Intervention (CalGRIP) Summer Program. These five Corona-Norco Unified School District middle school students spent 11 weeks over their summer vacation participating […]


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