Lemon Ave Onramp Finally Comes To Fruition

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar, CA – The long awaited Lemon Avenue onramps and off ramps are finally being constructed, with most of the foundation and grading done. The cities of Diamond Bar and Industry, in cooperation with the Alameda Corridor East (ACE) Construction Authority and the California Department of Transportation District 7 (Caltrans) and […]

Choose, Connect, and See the Difference at Walnut Hills Optometry

Staff Reports   Walnut – Do you know WHO will care for your eyes? Great news! Walnut Hills Optometry is moving to a larger location, just one block away from old location. Starting on January 20 this new location will open its doors to satisfy all your optometry care needs.  For many years, Walnut Hills […]

District Dedicates More Tech to Teaching

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills-Technology in the classroom may be teach, inspire, and engage students, but it can’t possibly replace teachers. That was the point made at the Chino Valley school district’s second annual ChET Day (Chino Education Technology) seminar held on January 27 sponsored for and by district teachers. Keynote speaker Mary Jo Madda […]

Metz Air Control Voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction

Staff Reports Metz Air Control has been in business since 1977 and is located in Chino.  The family owned once small company has recently expanded to 15 employees.  Jon and Bryan Metz are brothers own the business together. They are dedicated and determined to uphold the core values their father taught them about business and […]

Spreading Kindness and Joy

By Kelli Gile Quail Summit students deliver valentines to Diamond Bar seniors DIAMOND BAR —Quail Summit Elementary leadership students made a special delivery to the Diamond Bar Senior Citizens Club on Monday. The 25 Character Crew members arrived by school bus carrying envelopes packed with hundreds of handwritten valentines. “Every student at our school made […]

Chino City Manager’s Contract Extended

By Anthony Saude Chino – Matt Ballantyne is so well thought of by Chino mayor Eunice Ulloa and the rest of the city council that they unanimously voted to extend his contract four more years until 2023. The decision was voted on during the city council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 6. The feeling of […]

City of Diamond Bar Bridal Show

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Are you planning on getting married someday or again? This event can help you with ideas and planning even if your plans aren’t in the near future. Everybody thinks and dreams about their dream wedding their whole lives. The City of Diamond Bar Bridal show is the place to […]

Everyday Heroes

By Nancy Stoops There is so much good left in our world.  I run into wonderful people daily.  In my eyes you don’t have to acquire super powers or wear a cape to be a hero.  For me, a hero is somebody that models all the good characteristics one should have.  A hero is a […]

Impossible

By Mark Hopper In C.S. Lewis’s famous book, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”, there is a remarkable scene where the evil White Witch killed the powerful Lion named Aslan.  Aslan had willingly surrendered himself to the Witch.  She and her minions had bound, ridiculed and humiliated the Lion and she had personally killed […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 2.17.18

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: Weekly02.17.2018

The Obesity Epidemic in America

By Adriana Martinez Double doubles, chicken nuggets, and McFlurries have taken over our vocabulary when deciding what to eat. More and more Americans today are choosing to eat fast foods and microwaved lunches. Despite the low cost of these foods, they are costing us our health. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, over […]

The Faith of the Philadelphia Eagles

By Jeremy Mercer Super Bowl LII was won in dramatic fashion by the underdog Philadelphia Eagles, 41-33, over the defending Super Bowl Champion, New England Patriots. What you may not know is how central faith in Jesus Christ is to the heart of the Eagles. Carson Wentz the starting QB, is a strong follower of […]

State Approves Norconian Property For National Register

Staff Reports Norco – The California State Historical Resources Commission unanimously voted to expand the current Lake Norconian Club Historic District to encompass the property’s World War II Naval hospital and Cold War guided missile laboratory-related buildings and grounds. Many Norco residents have supported Norco’s David and Goliath efforts and praised the Commission’s decision – […]

Eastvale Area Crime Recap: January 2018

  INCIDENT: TORTURE/ CHILD ENDANGERMENT WHEN: 1/14/2018 WHERE: 100 Block of Muir Woods Road, Perris, CA   Early Sunday morning on January 14, 2018, a 17-year old juvenile escaped from her residence situated in the 100 Block of Muir Woods Road, Perris and managed to call 911 from a cellular device she found inside the […]

Here We Grow Again

Information provided by City of Eastvale   Notice of Intent To Adopt A Mitigated Negative Declaration For South Milliken Distribution Center Project The City of Eastvale intends to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the “South Milliken Distribution Center” project (Planning Project No. PLN17-20013).  The proposed project site involves two parcels located on the […]

Black History Month

By Gisselle Guerrero Black History Month is celebrated every year in February to recognize the central role of distinguished African Americans in US history. Ever since 1976, every US President has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. The celebration began five years after the 13th amendment abolished slavery in 1915. That […]

The Carpenter

By Michael Armijo   I received an email a while back that has always resonated with me.  I find myself thinking about it from time to time, as the words it contained often remind me to work hard and be proud of what I’ve accomplished.  It has encouraged me to continue to keep my heart […]

Listen to the Future!

Diamond Bar Musician To Perform On National Broadcast by Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR — Diamond Bar High School percussionist Jeremy Davis is the recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. The $10,000 scholarship recipient will perform on the NPR “From the Top” live radio broadcast on Sunday, February 11 at 2 p.m. […]

Roosevelt vs. Centennial

By Chris Pate Eastvale – A year removed from a five-game sweep over Centennial High School, Roosevelt High’s Varsity Basketball team finds themselves on the opposite end of the broom after falling to the Centennial Huskies, for a second time this season, with a 63-59 loss. With the win, Centennial all but ensured yet another […]

Suzanne Somers Will Be in Loma Linda

By Anthony Saude Clark’s Nutrition is a pioneer in the health food world. They opened the doors of their first location in Riverside in 1972, long before health food became vogue. Today there are stores in Riverside, Loma Linda, Rancho Mirage and Chino. Nutrition isn’t only about the inside of our bodies; we have to […]