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


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

Curt Hagman

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


Did You Know?


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


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 […]

Riverside: What Do You Know About Crowd Funding?


Attend this week’s American Marketing Association-Inland Empire luncheon that features Dr. Letitia Wright speaking on Crowd Funding Insights for Marketers.  Dr. Wright will cover: The for types of crowd funding and how they work The need for marketers in the niche What crowd funding will look like in 2015 The event will be held Thursday, November 15th […]

LA County: Illegal Sale Of Contact Lenses Poses Eyesight Risk


STAFF REPORTS L.A. County – Federal prosecutors this week filed a series of criminal charges against Los Angeles-area retail outlets, as well as their owners and managers, which allegedly sold contact lenses without prescriptions – some of which were contaminated with dangerous pathogens.   According to court documents, the Bacillus cereus bacterial strain can cause […]

The Weekly News Complete Edition 11.15.14


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 Nov15WeeklyAll to access the complete Nov. 15th, 2014 issue in pdf format.

Walnut: Mt. SAC Professors Featured In Nature Exhibit

BY MIKE TAYLOR Walnut – The Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery will feature the work of Mt. SAC professors in its “Second Nature” exhibit, which runs Nov. 6 through Dec. 4, at the Art Gallery. This exhibit is free and open to the public. “Second Nature” is a mixed media exhibit featuring the work of […]

Eastvale: City Sponsors Developing a Winning Business Plan


City of Eastvale Developing a Winning Business Plan Date: 11/19/2014 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Cost: FREE Location: New Day Church 7155 Hamner Ave. Eastvale, California 92880   Having a business plan is a necessity for the success of your small business because it acts as a road map for effective business operations. Join SBDC […]


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