Veggie Chorizo Tacos

with Kiwi Salsa and Lime Crema   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 650 Calories Ingredients:   Red Onion- 2 Poblano Pepper- 2 Roma Tomato- 2 Kiwis- 4 Cilantro- 1/2 oz Lime- 2 Veggie Chorizo Crumbles- 16 oz Sour Cream- 8 tbsp Flour Tortillas- 12     1  PREP.    Wash […]

Elections Impact Home Prices

By Nef Cortez Home prices in Diamond Bar, in California, and in the United States in general, have risen substantially over the last 7 years.  As reported previously in this column, the Median Sales Price of a Single Family Residential detached home (SFR) had reached a post Great-Recession high of $735,000.00. This being an election […]

The Secret of Life

By Nancy Stoops       Do you wonder what it takes to live your life well?  Do you question what life is all about?  Do you always seem to be fighting something in your life?  I believe the secret to life is to make the best of what your life brings you. I think the idea of […]

Tips to Stay Safe in Summer Weather

By StatePoint   Getting outdoors this summer? Keep in mind that weather patterns can be extreme at this time of year, introducing new safety hazards. Get weather-ready in the following ways.   Prepare for the Heat   When planning a day outdoors, most people pack items such as sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat. However, summer […]

Walnut High Students Discover Sports Medicine Careers

 Kelli Gile WALNUT—When stepping into the sports medicine classroom at Walnut High School the space is filled with padded therapy tables, rolling stools, skull and skeleton displays, muscle and tissue charts, a variety of cool gadgets, and state-of-the-art medical equipment. This is hands-on learning at its finest. Students are actively engaged learning therapeutic treatment and […]

Watch for Camels

By Mark Hopper We saw a lot of camels on our recent trip to Israel.  We saw some camels at tourist stops where people could pay the owner five dollars to sit on a one and get their picture taken. We also saw a lot of camels on the hillsides as we rode down the highway […]

Plastics in Water, From Your Cup to the Oceans: What to Know

By StatePoint   You may not realize it, but there’s a lot of plastics in water — both in the water you drink, as well as in rivers, lakes and oceans.   Know the Problem   According to recent investigations by Orb Media, 90 percent of bottled water and 83 percent of tap water is […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 6/9/18

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: 2018-06-09-WeeklyNews

History 101

June 9, 1856: Mormon handcart pioneers depart for Salt Lake City History.com In an extraordinary demonstration of resolve and fortitude, nearly 500 Mormons leave Iowa City and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their goods and supplies in two-wheeled handcarts. Of all the thousands of pioneer journeys to the West in the 19th century, few were more arduous […]

4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children With Autism

By StatePoint Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for children with autism and their families.   Whether you’re just beginning to learn about cognitive special needs, or have many years of experience, gaining insight into what has helped other families cope can be valuable. Holly Robinson Peete, actress […]

Are We Winning the War on Cancer? What to Know

By StatePoint New cancer cases and deaths are both predicted to rise over the next two decades, according to the latest World Cancer Report. Despite billions of dollars of investment in research, survival gains for the most common forms of cancer are still measured in additional months of life, not years.   Can cancer be […]

Trustees Recognize Star Students and Parents

By Kelli Gile WALNUT — The Walnut Valley USD Board of Trustees recognized exemplary students and parent volunteers from Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools during the May 16 meeting.   Diamond Bar High senior Marisa Umeh was honored with the Super Star Student Award. Marisa has a passion for filmmaking and publishing. She created a film about […]

Pomona Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision

Staff Reports Pomona – On May 27th at about 9:07 AM, Pomona Police Dispatch received a call of an injury traffic collision in the area of Towne Ave and Kingsley St.  When Officers arrived on scene, they located a multi-vehicle collision with minor reported injuries.  Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel treated injured parties at the scene, and two […]

Diamond Bar Median Household Income Exceeds National Average

By Nef Cortez The Diamond Bar Median Household income has continued to rise to the level where it has now surpassed the national average by more 52%.  The national median household income stood at $59,039.00 as per the last figures available from the U.S. Census. The same data source reported the Diamond Bar number at […]

Walnut Valley Schools Make State Honor Roll

By Kelli Gile WALNUT —After an extensive analysis of student data for every public school in California, the following Walnut Valley USD schools have been recognized as clear leaders in getting students to grade level and beyond: Collegewood Elementary, Cyrus J. Morris Elementary, Evergreen Elementary, Quail Summit Elementary, South Pointe Middle, Suzanne Middle, Walnut Elementary, […]

Public Park Ends Up With Admission Fee, Sit-Down Restaurant And Bar

Staff Reports Norco – The Riverside County Grand Jury is allegedly indicating Norco turned the 122-acre SilverLakes property that was intended for “public park, recreational and open space purposes” into a money-making venture that charges admission and features a full-service restaurant and bar. The grand jury is calling on the district attorney to probe Norco […]

Chino Community Leader Arrested

By Anthony Saude Chino – Robert Basile a City of Chino community services commission member was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of theft. An elder abuse investigation uncovered a scheme that the suspect concoted to embezzle $130,000 from an elderly family member living in Idaho. Mr. Basile, 60, of Chino, is the Chino Valley Unified School […]

Having Some Faith in Our Youth

By Nancy Stoops Soon they will be running our country and have children of their own.  Soon they will be telling their children all the things we told them.  I have had the honor of working with thousands of kids and teens of this generation and I’m here to tell you that they are amazing.  […]

Chino Hills Man Crashes Into Fire Hydrant

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – On Saturday, May 26, at approximately 12:25 am, a red Chevrolet Corvette, hopped the curb and tore out a stop sign in the center median of Glen Ridge Drive at the intersection of Pipeline Avenue. The corvette didn’t stop there. It continued driving south until it crashed into a […]

Mother Arrested For Murder

By Anthony Saude   Ontario – A mother was taken into police custody early on May 29, after she, allegedly, struck her boyfriend and their 7-month-old daughter with her vehicle resulting in the child’s death. The boyfriend, and father of the child, suffered minor injuries. According to investigators, the infant’s mother, 19-year old Sarah Marie […]