Celebrating the Simple Things

BY NANCY STOOPS I believe that each day we have the honor of being alive is call for celebration. Every morning as I awaken and see the sun rising and filling the sky with majestic colors, I am reminded of how lucky we are.As I step out in the morning with Midnight, my therapy dog, […]

San Gabriel Valley: Halloween Safety

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STAFF REPORTS SGV – Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays for adults and children throughout the Chino Valley and beyond. Our friends at the Chino Valley Fire District offer the following safety tips for children, adults and motorists to help ensure a safe and happy Halloween for all. Safety Tips for Children: Purchase […]

The Eastvale Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum

The Eastvale Chamber of Commerce held a Candidates Forum for all 9 candidates last Thursday, Oct 23 at Dr. Augustine Ramirez Intermediate School. The event was free to the public and they captured snippets of each candidate via iPhone to try to assist. Next time the Chamber hopes to have a budget for this event […]

Walnut Valley Salutes Teachers of the Year

BY KELLI GILE Walnut – Walnut Valley Unified School District honored the 2013-2014 Teachers of the Year during the Salute to Teachers awards program that was held on October 15 at the Walnut High School Performing Arts Center. The following outstanding educators were selected by their sites as Teachers of the Year: -Jody Brown: Castle […]

Riverside: Local Man Arrested For Kidnapping

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STAFF REPORTS   Riverside – On Sept. 26, a 65-year old male victim came to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s (SBSD) Fontana Station to report he had been assaulted and kidnapped at his residence in Bloomington. According to SBSD, two Hispanic male suspects confronted the victim and demanded he tell them the whereabouts of […]

California Named Top 10 State for Afterschool

Staff Reports   California – Strong participation among students and high satisfaction with afterschool programs among parents have made California a “Top 10 State for Afterschool,” based on findings from a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. The 2014 edition of America After 3PM also shows that demand for afterschool programs still far exceeds supply and the […]

Walnut’s Festival Was “Rooted In Fun”

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BY RAYMOND MENDOZA Walnut – Residents once again came out in droves on Sat., Oct. 11, for the annual Walnut Family Festival – the City’s largest event with games, food and entertainment. This year’s event theme was, “Rooted in Fun,” marking the City’s declaration as “Tree City U.S.A,” for being environmentally conscience. As always, the […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

Staff Reports   UPCOMING EVENTS: A Midsummer Night’s Dream When: October 18, 24, and 25. All shows are at 7 p.m. Where: Diamond Bar High School Theatre, 21400 E. Pathfinder Road, Diamond Bar. Details: The Diamond Bar High School Theatre Arts Department will stage Shakespeare’s play in a contemporary setting, the love-peace movement of the […]

Corona: Scary Good Fun At Crossroads Haunted Village

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STAFF REPORTS Corona – The Crossroads Haunted Village is quickly becoming one of Southern California’s top Haunted Locations. The Village is the home of three permanent Haunted Houses: The Chambers of the Mausoleum, Labyrinth of Lost Relics and The Asylum at Coffin Creek. The Crossroads Haunted Village also offers the Nightmare Harvest (haunted) Trail, and […]

Chino Hills: Smoke Alarm Saves Chino Hills Life

STAFF REPORTS   Chino Hills – October is Fire Prevention Month, and Cal Fire reminds us that working smoke alarms save lives. That was certainly the case when a fire broke out in a two-story home on the 15000 block of Avenida Del Rio in Chino Hills. The Chino Valley Fire District reports that they […]

Eastvale: Bicycle Playground and Safety Clinic

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City of Eastvale-Posted Date : 10/17/2014 1:45 PM Eastvale residents are invited to join the Inland Empire Bicycle Alliance for a Bicycle Playground and Safety Clinic on October 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. during the Annual Eastvale 5K/10K and Healthy Eastvale Fair. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to get comfortable […]

Pomona: Arrest of Attempted Murder Suspects

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STAFF REPORTS Pomona – On Oct. 4, the Pomona Police Department (PPD) investigated a gang related shooting that occurred at the Alberto’s Restaurant located at 1925 W. Holt Ave. During this incident, three of four victims were shot, including one of the suspects involved. The suspect that had been shot was identified as Christian Miranda, […]

Diamond Bar Seeking Veterans

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STAFF REPORTS   Diamond Bar – The City of Diamond Bar is seeking the names of veterans who are new to the community, or who have not previously been honored by the Diamond Bar City Council, so that they may be acknowledged during this year’s Veterans Recognition Ceremony.            The ceremony is taking place on Wed., […]

Pomona: The Closure Of Lanterman Development Center

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BY K.P. SANDER Pomona – In January of 2010, the Department of Development Services (DDS) announced its intention to close the Lanterman Development Center (LDC), located in the City of Pomona on the borders of Diamond Bar and Walnut. The path toward closure has been a long and complex one. The LDC, which occupies a […]

Walnut High’s Jeff Huang: A Leader On And Off Court

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BY KELLI GILE   Walnut – Walnut High School senior basketball player, Jeff Huang, has received the 2014 Jim Staunton Champions for Character Award. Huang was among 14 exceptional students lauded by the CIF Southern Section during a ceremony at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on Sept. 29. The award is given to student-athletes, […]

Diamond Bar Landmark Preservation

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Staff Reports Diamond Bar – The Diamond Bar windmill is getting a new lease on life, thanks to a partnership between the City and the owners of the Diamond Bar Towne Center. According to the City of Diamond Bar, efforts will get underway in mid-October to recondition the historically-significant windmill structure and spruce up the […]

Norco: Halloween Spooktacular Car Show & Costume Contest

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Looking for some Halloween fun? Check out the Halloween Spooktacular Car Show & Costume Contest on Saturday Oct 25th, 2014 from 5-8pm. Event will be held at Bobs Big Boy, 2321 Hamner Ave, Norco, CA 92860.

Corona: South Coast Patio Has You Covered

You can reach South Coast Patio at (951) 277-0956.

STAFF REPORTS   Corona – If you are in the market for a new patio, there is no better way to get the quality you are searching for than by contacting a company with a Triple-A rating and absolutely no issues. South Coast Patio, Inc. is your answer. Owner, Jim McGeough, started working as a […]

Chino Valley Fire District: A District of Distinction

STAFF REPORTS Chino Valley – The Chino Valley Fire District recently received the biannual District of Distinction accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) for the third time, in recognition of their sound fiscal management policies and practices in all District operations.  The Fire District was the very first one of its kind to […]

The Weekly News Complete Edition 10.18.14

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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 Oct18WeeklyAll to access the complete Oct. 181th, 2014 issue in pdf format.

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