Diamond Bar: PUSD Launches English-Mandarin Program

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – One class of Pantera Elementary kindergarteners will learn how to read, write and communicate effectively in both English and Mandarin through the introduction of the Pomona Unified School District’s latest dual-language immersion program. Launching this fall, the program will provide Mandarin and English language instruction to 25 kindergarten students, ensuring […]

Walnut Aquatic Park Update

Image Courtesy: City of Walnut Conceptual drawing of proposed Aquatic Park

By Claudine Stines Walnut – As you may recall, in October of last year, Standard Pacific filed a Writ of Mandate against the City of Walnut stating, in short, the Three Oaks property could not be sold, but would revert back to the original developer if not used for the purpose intended (swimming pool and […]

The Law Offices Of Dominic Chacon

Dominic Chacon

Staff Reports West Covina – More often than not, people run into some sort of legal problems in their lifetime.  Sometimes it’s hard to know who to turn to; you need the assurance that you’re getting the right advice.  The Law Offices of Dominic Chacon are here to help. Chacon graduated from Southwest University School […]

Diamond Bar Council Recap

By Raymond Mendoza Diamond Bar – Diamond Bar’s City Council met for the first time in July following its Fourth of July holiday cancellation, for a short meeting of regular events. To start, the Council presented a City tile to former Planning Commissioner, Peter Pirritano, for his three years of service to the City. Mayor […]

Getting Ready to Start School

By Nancy Stoops In just a few weeks, our carefree summers will end and school will begin. The lazy late nights will be replaced by endless hours of homework and studying. Very soon sleeping late during the week will come to an end, and rising early and on time will be the goal. Don’t wait […]

Chino Hills: Multiple Arrests

Staff Reports Chino Hills – On Fri., July 17, Chino Hills Deputies arrested a known Pomona gang member during an extra patrol due to recent vehicle burglaries. In the parking lot near Costco, located at 13001 Peyton Drive, Deputies conducted a check on an occupied Toyota Corolla parked at the former Best Buy. During the […]

Did You Know?

Photo Courtesy: Columbia University War Memorial A gun crew from Regimental Headquarters, 23rd Infantry, U.S. Army

By K.P. Sander On July 28, 1914, World War I began when the Austro-Hungarians fired the first shots in preparation for the invasion of Serbia after the assassination of heir-to-the-throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.  More than nine million combatants were killed during the more than four years of turmoil, which ended on Nov. 11, […]

It’s Time To Catch On Fire!

By Pastor Mark Lee This month, hundreds of thousands of people will commemorate the birth of our nation by enjoying a firework show – or two!  Pyrotechnic displays have become a national tradition, with Americans using them to celebrate their independence for more than two hundred years.  In fact, an article published in a 1777 […]

Counting Coins

By Pastor Mark Hopper Two of our grandchildren spent a week at our house recently.  They are 9- and 4-years old.  We had a wonderful time with them; they are a delight. One of the things we did together was count some coins that I had kept in an old peanut butter jar.  I had […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 07.25.15


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 to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-July25-Weekly-WEB

How Do You Handle Life’s Detours?

Wise decisions can start with noticing silver linings   By Steve Gilliland The loss of a job; a bad break-up; a nasty accident; a new, obsessive habit; a big move to a new town; health problems experienced by you or a loved one – these are some of the many things that can turn your […]

Pomona’s National Night Out

Staff Reports Pomona – On Tues., Aug. 4, neighborhoods throughout the City of Pomona are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out is sponsored by the Pomona Police Department Crime Prevention Unit and the City of Pomona. They […]

Rowland Heights: RUSD Student Wins Poster Contest

Staff Reports Rowland Heights – Rowland Unified School District/Killian Elementary Student, Marlene Tjutiwaty, recently became the 3rd Grade winner of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s, “Junior Fire Chiefs Poster Contest.” The contest was designed to help send the message to “Visit a Professional Fireworks Show,” in an effort to promote Independence Day safety.” Tjutiwaty – […]


Notice is hereby given that the City of Eastvale, as lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for the below referenced project. The Draft EIR analyzes the potential environmental effects associated with the proposed project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). In accordance with Section 15087 of the CEQA […]

Orange County: Disney Employee Arrest

Cast Member attempts to trade park tickets in exchange for sex with minor   Staff Reports Santa Ana – On July 1, a Disneyland Resort employee allegedly posted an ad on Craigslist seeking women willing to engage in sexual acts in exchange for tickets to the Resort parks. According to the Orange County District Attorney’s […]

San Gabriel Valley Organizations Honored

Photo Courtesy: KP Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Leadership congratulates some of the grant recipients whose programs improve access to primary and specialty health care services throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Kaiser Permanente BPMC Awards Nearly $300,000 in Community Benefit Grants Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center recently hosted a Community Benefit Partner Reception to award and recognize 34 local nonprofit organizations from the San Gabriel Valley with community benefit grants totaling close to $300,000. “Kaiser Permanente is driven by our […]

Help This US Army Ring Find Home


By Claire Lewis Chino – Chino local, Laurie Utter, has a heart of gold for our Veterans.  While perusing Facebook, she came across a post from the other side of the country, and she reached out to the Weekly News for help. Rachel Farris, who lives in Saucier, Mississippi, posted the following information on her […]

Chino Valley: CVFD Board of Director Election

Staff Reports Chino Valley – As part of the Nov. 3, 2015 Consolidated General Election, a general district election will be held for the Chino Valley Fire District to fill three seats on the Board of Directors. Each seat is designated for a four-year term, beginning December 2015 through December 2019. Candidates must legally reside […]

San Gabriel Valley: Church Youth Leader Arrested

Photo Courtesy: SBSD Yanhao Ren

Staff Reports Rowland Heights – On Sun., July 12, just before midnight, CHP Officers conducted a welfare check on the occupants of a vehicle parked in a turn-out of Highway 330, near Fredalba Road in San Bernardino County.  A 24-year old male and a 13-year old female were found in the back of the vehicle. […]

Eastvale: Socially Speaking

By Sarah Sanchez Eastvale – As we’re winding down from a month of birthdays, weddings, barbeques, and family, it’s time to check the social media avenues to see what news we missed over the weekend. Don’t know where to go? Well now you can find out the latest news and events by following us on our […]


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