The Miracle of Christmas

By Pastor Tim Eaton Christmas is all about the greatest miracle in history. It’s about something distinctly better than the big guy in the red suit making an appearance on Christmas Eve.The birth of Jesus is one of God’s great miracles. And there were many more miracles leading up to Jesus’ birth, with many more […]

Pomona Unified School District Forges Alliance With 7-Eleven

7-eleven pomona

By Juliette Funes Pomona – In its continued efforts to bolster services provided to students and their families through community collaborations, the Pomona Unified School District is forging a new partnership with 7-Eleven, who donated $7,011 during a check presentation ceremony on Dec. 11 at their Murchison Avenue store. The funds will support the District’s […]

Finding Support During The Holidays

By Nancy Stoops The holidays, for many of us, are joyful and fun, but that isn’t the case for everybody or every family. I think with the way our economy is this holiday season, it may be especially hard for many families. I wanted to let you all know that I run free support groups. […]

An Old Friend – Part II

By Pastor Mark Hopper My wife and I have enjoyed the companionship of a loyal friend for many years. Her name was Molly.Our adult children found Molly at the local animal shelter at Christmas time, 15 years ago.  She was huddled and shaking in the corner of a cage with several other dogs.   They brought […]

Walnut: ”Lucky Cat” Author Visits Walnut Elementary


By Kelli Gile Walnut – Children’s author, Sunny Seki, introduced his tales of Japanese folklore to Walnut Elementary students during a visit on December 5.Before Seki was a published author, he was busy telling stories to his nine children at bedtime. Over the years, as the stories multiplied and developed into slideshows, his wife Judy […]

Open Enrollment & Transfer Instructions for Corona Norco Unified School DistrictPosted Date:12/8/2014 7:30 AM

City of Eastvale The following dates have been established as the “OPEN ENROLLMENT” period for the 2015-2016 school year: DECEMBER 1, 2014 TO JANUARY 15, 2015 If you live in the CNUSD attendance area – you will need to complete a transfer request by filling out the proper form. If you are currently attending a school on […]

Local Sheriff’s Chaplain Completes Clergy Academy

Pastor Reyes

By R.G. Reyes West Covina – Pastor R.G. Reyes from New Life Ministries in West Covina – who is the local Sheriff’s Chaplain assigned to the Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station – recently completed the first 2014 Clergy Academy, held at the Lakewood Station.22 local church leaders participated in this seven-session academy. The mission of the […]

Diamond Bar High School’s Acciani Named Finalist For Music Educator Award


By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar – Diamond Bar High School Instrumental Music Director, Steve Acciani, has been named a finalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award.            Ten teachers were selected from over 7,000 nominations around the country for their significant contributions to music education. Each finalist will receive $1,000 honorarium. “We are extremely proud of […]

Pruners Makes Your Garden Beautiful For The Holidays

pruners garden restoration

Staff Reports Walnut — A beautiful landscape can make the difference between an ordinary house and an extraordinary one. Achieving the beautiful, lush landscape you desire is not unreachable, especially if you work with a professional in the field who loves his work. David Hetland, owner of Pruners, is a licensed landscape artist who designs […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

Staff Reports   UPCOMING EVENTS: Inland Pacific Ballet’s, “The Nutcracker” When: Now through Dec. 27 Where: Pomona College’s Bridges Auditorium (450 North College Way, Claremont), Dec. 13, 14, 20, 21; Fox Performing Arts Center (3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside), Dec 27, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Details: The critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet brings The Nutcracker […]

Inland Empire: Attempted Kidnapping Near Perris School

Staff Reports Perris – On Dec. 9, the Perris Police Department was notified of an attempted kidnapping in the area of Lakeside Middle School in the city of Perris. The incident was reported to have occurred the day before, on Dec. 8 at approximately 4:20 PM. The victim was a 12-year old female who reported […]

Walnut Council Recap

Diamond Bar City Choral

By Raymond Mendoza Walnut – The Walnut City Council met recently to discuss a hotly debated tract of land near Silver Valley Trail and Cantel Place, along with a full agenda of items.To start, the Walnut Valley Symphony and Master Chorale gave a short holiday performance for the Council and its attendees. The group sang […]

Chino Hills Community Takes Action On Burglars

Staff Reports Chino Hills – On Wed., Dec. 10, three men were arrested due to the awareness of community members and the quick response of deputies who were able to stop a burglary in progress. Evan Blakely, 34, Michael Billingsley, 35, and Lloyd Girard, 33 – all from Los Angeles – conspired to burglarize a […]

The Weekly News Complete Edition 12/13/14


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 Weekly News 12.13.14 to access the complete Weekly News December 13th issue in pdf format.

Chino Shoeboxes “Virtually” Change Lives


Chino – Chino-area residents rallied together to pack 8,400 shoebox gifts last month for children worldwide struggling with war, disease, poverty and other difficult circumstances. Although the collection sites are closed for 2014, Chino residents can still contribute to the local collection number by packing a shoebox gift online at With Operation Christmas Child’s […]

Pomona Crime Report


Staff Reports Pomona – Following is a recent crime report for the area of Pomona. This information is communicated from the Pomona Police Department, and anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to call the Department’s Detective Bureau at (909) 620-2085. For anyone willing to provide information who wishes to remain anonymous, contact “Crime […]

They Saw A Star

By Pastor Dennis Morales Matthew 2:10 – “When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” How do you respond to Christmas? For some, Christmas sparks fond memory, some exuberance, and for others it’s shopping. Unfortunately, Christmas has lost its meaning in our modern culture. More are mindful of a tree than the […]

Unopened Gift

By Pastor Robert Jewett 2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift! Every year Christmas comes and goes like a season. While many celebrate the festive occasion with gift giving, Christians gather to celebrate an even greater gift, Jesus our Savior. The greatest gift of salvation was given to mankind through […]

An Old Friend – Part I

By Pastor Mark Hopper There is a remarkable woman in our church family who is now in her 90s.  Her name is Louise.I met her several years ago.  She is a close friend of a family at our church.  She has a vibrant personality and a twinkle in her eye.  She could play the piano with […]

Kinematics Physical Therapy And Sports Performance

Kinematics Physical Therapy, Inc. is located at 1761 Third Street, Suite 105, in Corona.  They can be reached at (951) 777-2178, and see their ad on Page 11 of this publication.

By K.P. Sander   Corona – Isaac Newton said that an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an equal or stronger force. It makes perfect sense that the more active a body is, the easier it is to remain active; but sometimes injury or illness gets in the way of […]


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