DB State Of The City Address

(Photo By: Raymond Mendoz)a Mayor Steve Tye delivers the annual State of the City Address concerning the City’s major projects and plans.

By Raymond Mendoza Diamond Bar – Future plans for the City of Diamond Bar were given a promising backing when Mayor Steve Tye delivered the annual State of the City Address that outlined the City’s short and long-term goals. The event  was held at the Diamond Bar Center, at 1600 Grand Avenue, and covered various […]

Happy Easter From The Whole Enchilada!

Join The Whole Enchilada for Easter Breakfast -Open at 9 a.m. Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Easter is just around the corner, and celebrations are plentiful with family and friends around this holiday.  This year, why not bring the celebration to The Whole Enchilada, beginning with breakfast at 9 a.m. From delicious platters and entrée […]

Children of God

By Pastor Robert Jewett “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God,” (John 1:12–13). In the opening chapter of his […]

Pomona PD “Game Over”

Prostitution Enforcement Sting Operation nets 19 arrests Staff Reports Pomona – On Tues., Mar. 24, during the hours of 2 to 10 p.m., the Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force Unit conducted an undercover prostitution sting on the East Holt Corridor. The Pomona Police Department was assisted by members of the San Bernardino, Montclair, […]

PUSD Teachers Accomplish National Feats

(Photo Courtesy: Juliette Funes) Jessica Jordan of Simons Middle School, Melissa De Nova of San Antonio Elementary, and Sabrina Ortega, a teacher on special assignment, have been honored with National Board Certifications. They were recognized by the Pomona Unified Board of Education on Mar. 3.

3 Achieve National Board Certification 5 Named to Honor Roll By Juliette Funes Pomona – Several Pomona Unified School District teachers recently received national recognition for their dedication to ensuring student success and commitment to teaching excellence, including three who have obtained National Board Certification. Melissa De Nova of San Antonio Elementary, Jessica Jordon of Simons […]

Healing Your Heart And Spirit

By Nancy Stoops It takes an incredible amount of courage to start therapy.   Many people start, but leave just as they are really starting to deal with their core issues. In order to really heal, a person must not only face their demons, but take them on and beat them. This is a scary yet […]

Mt. SAC Begins Long Awaited Parking Structure

(Photo Courtesy: Jill Dolan) Students have taken to parking on curbs, islands, and anywhere they can find a spot while waiting for the new parking structure to manifest.

Staff Reports Walnut – After more than 13 years of planning, Mt. San Antonio College has begun work on a new $48.5 million parking structure that will provide an additional 1,650 parking spaces, and will help alleviate one of the top complaints of students at the Walnut campus – parking. “The new parking structure will […]

A Season of Renewal

By Pastor Mark Lee Although Eastvale residents may not notice much of a change, some individuals living in other parts of the United States are currently celebrating the official end of winter.  At the same time California has been experiencing temperatures in excess of 90 degrees, New England and parts of the northeast have seen […]

MADD Honors OCDA

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14 Attorneys were recognized for exception prosecution of drunken driving cases Staff Reports Santa Ana – On Wed., Mar. 25, the Orange County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) honored 14 Orange County Deputy District Attorneys for their time and effort in prosecuting driving under the influence (DUI) cases in 2014. MADD hosted the 28th […]

Death Halted

By Pastor Dennis Morales “Then He came and touched the open coffin, and those who carried him stood still…” – Luke 7:14 There is no arguing that one of the most painful occurrences in life is losing a loved one.  Jesus came upon a widow who had just lost her only son.  According to old […]

Did You Know?

(Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia) An April Fool’s prank in Denmark, regarding Copenhagen's new subway. It looks as if one of its cars had an accident, and had broken through and surfaced on the square in front of the town hall. In reality, it was a retired subway car, specially cut and placed on loose tiles. The sign reads, “Unexpected Guests?”

By K.P. Sander Have you ever had an April Fools’ Day prank played on you?  Celebrated on the first of April each year, this day of tom-foolery is popular in many countries around the world. This official day of Monkey Business has encouraged everything from a simple joke to an elaborate hoax reported by the […]

Road Trip

By Pastor Mark Hopper When my brother and I were growing up in Arizona, our parents would usually go on vacation in August and drive to San Diego to get out of the hot summer weather in Phoenix. When my wife and I were raising our own young family in Tucson, we did the same thing.  We would take […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 03.28.15

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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 to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-Mar28-Weekly-WEB

Happily Ever After Above The Tavern

By Michael Armijo Terminal Uniqueness:  The belief that no one, anywhere, in any situation, has ever faced exactly what you are facing.  Nobody. During a recent grief counseling session at my therapist’s office above a tavern, I learned about Terminal Uniqueness, and what that phrase means to me. I think that at certain times in […]

Community Events

Staff Reports UPCOMING EVENTS: “Landmarks:  Memories of Places” When:  Now through April 16.  Gallery hours are Tues. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tues. evenings 5 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  Mt. SAC Art Gallery Details:  This exhibit features the work of Mt. SAC professor and ceramic artist, Susie Rubenstein.  Free, and open to the […]

Team Challenge Honored Hero

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Lowell, Jonah, and Stacy Dylan at a Team Challenge event.

Staff Reports Los Angeles – Lowell Dylan is not your typical 14-year old boy.  At just 2-years of age, Lowell was diagnosed with severe Crohn’s Disease, and his world has been profoundly changed. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are serious, life altering chronic illnesses. This is not just an upset stomach or irritable bowel syndrome. […]

Helpful Tax-Saving Strategies

By Ginny Grimsley Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month – not just financially, but also in their time budgets, says investment advisor, Reid Abedeen. “Knowledge is power and time is often money, but what if you don’t have the time to empower yourself with knowledge? For many households, that […]

CV Firefighters Help Family After Fire

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Staff Reports Chino – On Mar. 4, the Chino Valley Fire District responded to a residential structure fire on the 12900 block of Falcon Place in the city of Chino. The home sustained substantial fire and smoke damage, displacing a family of eight and two dogs. Chino Valley Fire District firefighters subsequently received information that […]

Walnut Gets Sprinkled With Happiness

Happiness Sprinkling Project Coming to Suzanne Middle School By Kelli Gile Walnut – On Mar. 18 at Suzanne Middle School, a group of smiling people wearing bright yellow shirts were Sprinkling Happiness. Created by Laura Lavigne, founder of the Anacortes Center for Happiness, The Happiness Sprinkling Project is “crazy simple and crazy powerful.” A group of […]

Chino Host Town For Special Olympics

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Special Olympics athletes from Poland and Laos will visit Staff Reports Chino – The Chino Valley is excited to welcome the countries of Poland and Laos as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program. These international athletes will join 7,000 competitors, representing 177 countries, for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, being staged […]

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