Eastvale Holds Elections November 6, 2018

By Michael Armijo Eastvale – Its election time again so you’ll see many candidate signs, flyers, mailers and people knocking at your door. But it’ll only be in certain areas as the City of Eastvale had converted to the “district” option of voting instead of their traditional “at large” option of voting. This means a […]

Californians Urged to Get Vaccinated Against Whooping Cough

By CDPH SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today Pertussis, better known as whooping cough, claimed the life of a San Bernardino County infant. This is the first confirmed infant death from the disease since 2016, when two deaths occurred. “This baby’s death is a tragedy for the family and for […]

Love And Work

By Mark Hopper One of our daughters and her husband bought a house in Orange County about a year ago. They were thankful to be able to purchase a house to raise their two young daughters. Our son-in-law and daughter worked hard to get settled and make their house into their home.  They purchased new furniture, […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 09/15/18

The Weekly News covers community news for Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Walnut, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire.Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2018-15-09.WeeklyNews

History 101

September 15, 1978: Ali Defeats Spinks to Win World Heavyweight Championship By History.com   On this day in 1978, boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Leon Spinks at the LouisianaSuperdome in New Orleans to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time in his career, the first fighter ever to do so. Following his victory, Ali retired from boxing, only […]

Vortman’s Egg Ranch

By K.P. Sander Ontario – Voortman’s Egg Ranch has been in the business of providing farm fresh eggs to friends and visitors to the local area for over 60 years. Originally from Bellflower, the Voortman family – who has always been in the egg ranching business – moved their operation to Ontario in 1951. Voortman’s […]

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Reserve Deputy Program

Staff Reports Walnut/Diamond Bar -Back in the 1800’s, the Sheriff would look to the community to form a posse and deputize citizens to assist him in the apprehension of horse thieves, murderers, or other criminals.  Thankfully, we have thousands of full-time deputies to perform those duties today, but in 2018, just like the 1800’s, the […]

Moroccan Chicken Sausage Tagine

with Dried Apricots and Chickpeas over Couscous   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 35 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 930 Calories Ingredients:   Shallot- 2 Garlic- 4 cloves Carrots- 4 Roma Tomato- 2 Dried Apricots- 2 oz Cilantro- 1/2 oz Chickpeas- 26.8 oz Chicken Stock Concentrates- 4 Couscous- 1 cup Italian Chicken Sausage Meat- 18 […]

A Bad Day Doesn’t Make You a Bad Mother

By Melody Kraemer Have you ever had one of those days where you couldn’t wait for bedtime? How about one of those days where nothing seems to go right? Maybe today was one of those days where you think you had the entire day planned out perfectly and not one thing you planned happened? Or […]

Make Your Backyard Extreme

By Michael Armijo Companies come and go, so longevity is key when you’re modifying your home, both inside and out. Extreme Backyard Designs is a testimony of longevity as their family run business has been designing outdoor entertainment centers with name brand components for over 20 years. “A key component to staying in business so […]

Chino Hills PD Searching for Burglary Suspect

By CHPD   INCIDENT: Burglary LOCATION: Chino Hills SUSPECT(S): Black male adult/juvenile , wearing heavily ripped sagging denim jeans, multi-colored blue/purple hoodie with white stripe under sleeves, yellow and black boxers, black shoes, blue work gloves, and red patent leather backpack with gold zippers. VICTIM(S): Confidential SUMMARY: On Friday August 3rd, 2018, at approximately 10:41 […]

How New Technology is Helping Children Cope with Cancer

By StatePoint One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young patients, say parents and healthcare experts. “There were many times when my daughter did not want to talk or communicate her feelings,” says Joycelynn Sanchez of now 6-year-old Jiani, who at age 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. […]

3 Tips to Raise a Drug-Free Child

By StatePoint By the time teens graduate from high school, about 45 percent will have tried marijuana, according the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And while marijuana is one of the most used substances among teenagers, it is not the only one of concern today. The drug epidemic is an expansive and very real public […]

Full Fwy Closures Scheduled This Weekend September 14-15

There will be full freeway closures this weekend on Friday, September 14, 2018 and Saturday, September 15, 2018 between 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. The Limonite Avenue bridge will be closed during this time frame to thru traffic. These closures are in place for the bridge demolition as part of the Limonite Avenue Interchange Project. Emergency responders will […]

CAL FIRE Awards $170 Million to Reduce Fire Threat and Improve Forest Health

Projects part of California’s goal to reduce greenhouse gases   By CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection   Sacramento – While California experiences another destructive fire season, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced that more than $170 million has been awarded in grants to prevent catastrophic wildfires, like the […]

Saying Goodbye

By Mark Hopper My family and I are very sad to say “Goodbye” to an old friend.  Actually the friend is not a person but a restaurant in Diamond Bar.  The word began to circulate this week that the Whole Enchilada restaurant is closing. It has been a part of our family for 30 years.   […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 09/8/18

The Weekly News covers community news for Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Walnut, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire.Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format:2018-08-09.WeeklyNews

You Can Get A Ticket For Walking In The Street

By Michael Armijo   California – As kids, our parents warned us heavily to never ever walk in the middle of the street. It was viewed as a spot where no one could go. However, looking around today, it is clear to see that the sidewalk has become more of a suggestion than a requirement. […]

Chaparral DBL Students Team Up For Hands-On Learning

By Kelli Gile   DIAMOND BAR, CA—Chaparral Middle School students were given a design challenge that took some imagination during the second week of school. Seventh graders in the Design-Based Learning (DBL) core were tasked with building a wall perch for a two-inch pompom named Harry. The innovative designs needed to have good visibility (so the […]

History 101

by History.com   September 8, 2018: Ford pardons Nixon   In a controversial executive action, President Gerald Ford pardons his disgraced predecessor Richard M. Nixon for any crimes he may have committed or participated in while in office. Ford later defended this action before the House Judiciary Committee, explaining that he wanted to end the national divisions created by […]