Chino Hills Lights It Up Blue

Photo courtesy: City of Chino Hills ): Sergeant Venegas, Deputy Arden, Juan Isas, Mayor Art Bennett, Deputy Franco, and Sonia Martin Del Campo

Staff Reports Chino Hills– City of Chino Hills wants you to shine your porch light blue for those who protect you! Residents at the Chino Hills Concert in the Park on Wednesday night lined up for a free blue light bulb distributed by the City of Chino Hills and their project partner, the Lowes store […]

Did You Know

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4 Key Factors That Can Improve Your Quality of Life As You Age By Toni Tantlinger   When it comes to aging, Americans harbor plenty of concerns: Going broke, succumbing to Alzheimer’s disease, Spending the final lonely years in a nursing home, etc. But there’s no need to think that grey hair and wrinkles automatically […]

Ask Clark’s

“What can I do to age well?” – a letter from Jim of Corona By Clark’s Nutrition   It is best said by Reebok “a body in motion stays in motion”.   Activation of muscle is the most important feature for keeping healthy and abundant muscle tissue on the body. Why is muscle tissue so important? […]

Sheriff’s Club Raises Funds

By Sarah Sanchez Diamond Bar/Walnut – The Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club recently held their Annual Golf Tournament to honor over 100 Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff Department’s volunteers who give their time to improve the service and security to the cities of Walnut and Diamond Bar, and the unincorporated communities of Rowland Heights, Covina Hills and […]

WVUSD To Place Bond Measure On Ballot

Endorsed by United Walnut Taxpayers, WVUSD Coordinating Council By Kelli Gile Walnut— The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees has voted to move forward with plans to put a $152,880,000 general obligation bond measure on the November ballot. The unanimous decision to approve the project list and resolution for the upcoming election was […]

Recent Recalls

Sauder Woodworking Chest of Drawers due to serious tip-over hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart.com. 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: OurWeeklyNews.com,  CityofEastvaleNews.com, and the SGVNews.com. “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

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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

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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 History.com 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

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Althea Gibson becomes first African-American on U.S. tennis tour By History.com 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, […]

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