Recent Recalls

Sauder Woodworking Chest of Drawers due to serious tip-over hazard; Sold Exclusively at The recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall. Dennis East International Whiskey Glass and Stone Sets due to Laceration Hazard-whiskey glass can spontaneously break during use. Kohler Power Systems Portable Generators due to Shock Hazard. The […]

Walnut City Council

By Natalie Kim Walnut – The August 10 Walnut Council meeting began with a presentation from the Southern California Gas Company.  A representative from the company discussed the Aliso Canyon reservoir leak.  The leak has finally been plugged and the company is no longer losing gas.  However, the site has not yet been fully repaired, […]

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Friday, August 26

CHINO, CA – Chino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, August 26, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.  Research […]

Chino PD Trading Cards Return

Partnership with local businesses City of Chino Chino – After a thirteen-year hiatus, the Chino Police Officers Association (CPOA) will collaborate with local businesses to reintroduce police officer trading cards. Trading cards are a law enforcement tradition geared toward strengthening police and community relations, while highlighting the police officers who serve the city. Community members […]

Straight Talk With Danice

I do not want a gun – a letter from Evelyn By Danice Akiyoshi Q: My husband has become very paranoid about all of the shootings that have been on the news.  He owns several guns and he is always asking me to go with him to the shooting range to practice.   I go with […]

Scammer Arrested Then Released

Staff Reports Upland – An Upland man was recently arrested for conducting numerous scams throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, but was recently released. Police officials are looking for additional victims. The first known scam occurred on July 25 when a victim contacted a reputable pool repair company from the City of San Bernardino. The […]

Top Quality Auto Body Repair and Towing

By J.D. Alberts     Walnut – For over 25 years, California Coach Auto Collision has served its community with top notch repair and assistance services, reaching from “Diamond Bar to Chino and beyond.” Under original ownership, California Coach takes great pride in their quality service reputation and understands the importance of automotive safety. Their […]

Say Hello To Our New Assistant Editor

Racine Guajardo new Assistant Editor

By Sarah Sanchez    Chino – We are proud to welcome Racine Guajardo as our new Assistant Editor for all our newspapers:,, and the “Racine has done such a fantastic job with her creativity, ongoing support of responsible journalism, creative writing, and constant input towards making this paper more informative; she deserves this promotion,” said Michael Armijo, […]

Our Internal Dialogue

By Nancy Stoops We all have a dialogue that lives within us.  It tells us how we feel about ourselves.  It can make us fly or it can literally paralyze us.  Our internal dialogue usually is created in our childhood and it comes from how we feel we are perceived by others, especially our parents.  […]

August 2016 SGV News


SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2016-08-SGVNews-FULL

Blind Religion Warning

By Pastor Robert Jewett   Adam and Eve’s two eldest boys had dramatically different responses to God (Gen. 4:3-8).  Cain, a farmer, brought the Lord an offering “of the fruit” of the ground.  There was no need to trust God with sharing from his abundance.  On the other hand, Abel, a shepherd, brought the firstborn […]

Italian Meatloaf


With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Roasted Green Beans, and Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes By Hello Fresh   We’re not sure what we like best about this recipe: the unique and flavorful ingredients, the quicker cook time of individual patties versus slow cooking, traditional meatloaf, or the silky, melt-in-your-mouth mashed potatoes. We’ll let you make the call. Cooking […]

History 101

When was the first U.S. driver’s license issued? By Elizabeth Nix on In 1886, German inventor Karl Benz patented what is generally regarded as the first modern car. Less than two decades later, in 1903, Massachusetts and Missouri became the first states to require a driver’s license, although it wasn’t necessary to pass a test […]

Recent Fires Prompt CVFD Weed Program

Photo courtesy: Jennifer Carrillo The Blue Cut Fire can be seen clearly from a home in Oak Hills.

Staff Reports    Chino- Fire season is here and on high alert. The most recent and current fire is named the Blue Cut Fire, shutting down major freeways such as Highway 138 and the I-15. The fire has forced people to mandatory evacuate from their homes, and close down several schools. As of August 16, […]

History 101


Althea Gibson becomes first African-American on U.S. tennis tour By On August 22 in 1950, officials of the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) accept Althea Gibson into their annual championship at Forest Hills, New York, making her the first African-American player to compete in a U.S. national tennis competition. Growing up in Harlem, […]

Jerk Chicken And Peach Skewers


with Curried Rice Pilaf By Hello Fresh   We’ve taken skewers to a whole new level with this Jamaican-inspired recipe. Our jerk seasoning will knock your socks off with a combination of 12 different herbs and spices. Add in tender chicken, sweet fruit, and curried rice, and you’ve got yourself a sweet and savory meal […]

ABC PR VP Advances within Her Life


Staff Reports  Sarah Sanchez, the Vice President of Public Relations for ABC Public Relations and the Editor of Armijo News served her last day last Friday to begin a job within her field, counseling. She was with the company for over 9 years, spanning from her summer job she began while in high school. “It’s […]

One Hundred Years Old

By Pastor Mark Hopper Recently I was at the local hardware store picking up some metal brackets for a project we were doing at our church. A group of men were constructing a new back drop for the stage in our Worship Center and they needed more brackets to finish the job. Since I am not […]

Aliso Canyon Leak Discussed At DB Council Meeting

By Natalie Kim Diamond Bar – The August 2 Diamond Bar Council meeting began with a presentation by Bob Cruz with Southern California Gas Company. Cruz discussed the Aliso Canyon leak, and the subsequent plugging. Unfortunately, in order to stop the leak, the gas reservoir in Aliso Canyon is currently offline, and Southern California Gas […] Complete Edition 8.20.16


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: 2016-Aug20-Weekly-FULL


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