Chino: DUI Checkpoint Yields 9 Arrests

City of Chino Chino – The Chino Police Department successfully concluded a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint during the early hours of Sat., Aug. 23, resulting in nine arrests. Two subjects were arrested for DUI, three were arrested for drug related charges and four were arrested for outstanding warrants. Twenty-five citations were also issued for various offenses […]

Eastvale: Notice of Qualified Candidates

City of Eastvale   Eastvale – Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in Eastvale, California, on Tuesday, the 4th day of November 2014. The following is the list of Candidates, shown as they will appear on the ballot:   City Council Candidates   Adam Rush Clinton Lorimore William Link Brandon […]

The Weekly News Complete Edition 08.30.14

The Weekly News

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 The Weekly News 8/30/14 to access the complete Aug 16 issue in pdf format.

Did You Know?

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BY K.P.SANDER   August 26 will mark 94 years since the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, granting American women the right to vote. It almost seems silly now that it was even an issue to discuss, but 100 plus years ago women had very few rights. Our history tells us that women began […]

Walnut Valley Staff Kicks-Off New School Year

Boy Scout Troop 777 led the opening flag ceremony. (Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile)

BY KELLI GILE   Walnut – Walnut Valley Unified School District staff members ushered in the 2014-2015 school year during an annual Welcome Back event, held August 13. About 1,000 certificated and classified employees had a chance to gather together after the summer break during the breakfast and opening program held at Calvary Chapel in […]

Connecting The Dots

BY PASTOR MARK HOPPER I usually have a pretty good sense of direction.  I don’t get lost easily and I can find my way to a destination without a lot of trouble. One of the great tools of our time is the GPS system in our cars and on our phones.  These “Global Positioning Satellites” […]

Walnut: A Great Start In Walnut Valley

Westhoff Elementary teachers and staff members are ready for the new school year. Westhoff is celebrating its 2014 Distinguished School Award – the third for the school. (Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile)

BY KELLI GILE   Walnut – It’s back-to-school time in the Walnut Valley Unified School District. Nearly 14,600 students began classes in the 15 campuses on Mon., Aug. 18. “We had a great first day,” said Walnut High School Principal Jeff Jordan. ”Students and staff were excited to be back. There was an upbeat attitude […]

Taking Up Space Vs. Learning

BY NANCY STOOPS Every day that our children go to school they make a decision to either just take up space or to really learn. Most children are in school for the better part of their day. The law tells us our children need to get an education. Many children thrive and do very well, […]

The Power Of A Child

BY MICHAEL ARMIJO   We go through life and we grow, we build, we conquer, we reach our successful arenas; our niche in life. We overcome things we never dreamt we could possibly overcome. We accomplish the impossible. Then we reflect and feel this power about ourselves, the power of controlling our lives and accomplishing […]

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. […]

Orange County Toll Roads: Thousands of Violations?

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STAFF REPORTS   Orange County – The website,, states, “Sign up and drive today! With the end of cash toll collection, now all drivers enjoy a nonstop, stress free, time saving, reliable commute on The Toll Roads.” However, the “stress free” part might be a bit of a premature tagline. In recent reports there […]

Walnut: Council Corner Aug 13, 2014

BY RAYMOND MENDOZA Walnut – Walnut’s City Council met on Aug. 13 for its first regular meeting of the month, which saw a long-awaited public discussion about Mt. SAC’s traffic congestion. Councilmember, Eric Ching, was absent, as he was on vacation during the time of the meeting. After starting the meeting with an invocation given […]

Eastvale City Manager Resigns

By Jennifer Madrigal Eastvale – During the closed session portion of last night’s City Council Meeting, City Manager, Carol Jacobs, abruptly resigned, effective immediately. According to City Attorney, John Cavanaugh, he will serve as the City Manager until the next City Council meeting on Sept. 10. At that meeting council members will announce an interim […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

STAFF REPORTS   UPCOMING EVENTS: Free Intervention Information Sessions When: Third Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m. Where: Charter Oak Hospital, 1161 E. Covina Blvd., Covina Details: Free information sessions about the intervention process, a powerful tool to combat alcoholism and addition. Open to the public, space is limited and reservations are recommended. Contact: Aurora […]

Your Platform

BY PASTOR DENNIS MORALES “And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me,” (Nehemiah 2:18). You have a platform. It’s essentially something that enables you to be heard. Speakers often stand upon a “soapbox” or a “stage” to be heard and make plain their message to their hearers. […]

Diamond Bar: Council Corner Aug. 19th Meeting

STAFF REPORTS Diamond Bar – September Declared National Preparedness Month   The Diamond Bar City Council Meeting on Aug. 19 began with the council presenting Chief Stone, of the County of Los Angeles Fire Department, a proclamation for September to be declared as National Preparedness Month in the City of Diamond Bar. As Mayor Carol Herrera […]

Eastvale: Watch Your BAC: DUI Prevention


BY JENNIFER MADRIGAL Eastvale – The Eastvale Traffic Team – in its continued dedication to public safety – conducted a special DUI Prevention Program at the local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on Fri., Aug. 15. The purpose of the program was to educate the public on just how alcohol may affect you. While many residents […]

VantagePoint Church Event to Provide Free Entertainment Labor Day Weekend

BY MONIQUE WHRITENOUR Eastvale – This Labor Day Weekend, VantagePoint Church will conclude its successful Summer of Love campaign with a free evening of entertainment for the whole family. The event, Flicks and Food Trucks, will be held on Sunday, August 31 at the Roosevelt High School outdoor amphitheater.  In addition to food trucks and […]

Glendale: Medical Clinic Leader Sentenced

STAFF REPORTS   Glendale – The leader of a $20 million health care fraud scheme based at a Glendale medical clinic was sentenced on Mon., Aug. 18, to eight years in federal prison for overseeing a plot to fraudulently prescribe expensive anti-psychotic medications and to sell those drugs back to pharmacies through the black market […]

Inland Empire: Search For Erin Corwin Over


STAFF REPORTS Twentynine Palms – After an exhaustive eight-week search, the body of missing 19-year old Erin Corwin has been found. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has issued a statement that on Sun., Aug. 17, Corwin’s body was recovered from a mine shaft 140 feet below the surface at approximately 6:30 p.m. Corwin, who […]


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