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Sobriety Checkpoint In Diamond Bar Nets Two Arrests

Staff Reports DIAMOND BAR – During this past weekend the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department conducted an overnight driver’s license/sobriety checkpoint in the city of Diamond Bar. The 32 hour checkpoint produced two arrests, the Sheriff’s department reported on Saturday. One of the people that were arrested was booked on suspicion of drunk driving. The […]

Diamond Bar Condo Market Update

By Nef Cortez The Diamond Bar Condominium and Townhome market continues to roll along! The Median Sales Price (MSP) of Diamond Bar condos and townhomes went up Year over Year by almost 11%. The increase of the condominium/townhouse MSP went up from $360,000 in the 2nd quarter (April-May-June) of 2017 to $399,000 in the 2nd […]

Diamond Bar Boulevard Streetscape Project

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The City of Diamond Bar is planning a city wide beautification process, the newest streetscape improvements will be on Diamond Bar Boulevard. The goal is to to enhance the look and function of the medians, crosswalks, and sidewalks that are between the 60 Freeway and Golden Springs Drive. Proposed […]

Diamond Bar DUI Checkpoint Nets 6 Arrests

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, July 13 on the southbound side of Diamond Bar Boulevard at Highland Valley Road. The Checkpoint was operational between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoint locations are well thought out and […]

Diamond Bar Restaurant Closed By Health Board

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Cockroach, dirt and debris found near hanging ducks at Diamond Bar restaurant, and other health inspections in the San Gabriel Valley Not only did a health inspector find numerous live and dead cockroaches during a visit to a Chinese restaurant in Diamond Bar, she also discovered filthy conditions and […]

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 […]

Woman Convicted of Murdering 6 in Wrong-Way Crash on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar

Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The driver in a tragic high-speed, wrong-way accident that left six people dead — among them the driver’s sister — along the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar four years ago, plead no contest to several counts of murder, according to court records. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, who was only 21 when […]

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Schools America’s Best!

By Kelli Gile WALNUT – Hats off to teachers at Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools for grabbing medals in U.S. News & World Report’s Best High School rankings for 2018. The annual list looks at nearly all public high schools in the country – more than 20,500 in all – to sift out the […]

Diamond Bar Woman Arrested for Money Laundering

By Anthony Saude   DIAMOND BAR— A Diamond Bar woman was arrested by FBI agents for fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, and five other counts, after an indictment was issued, according to the US Attorneys Office. Li Lin Hsu, 40, who formerly worked as an Ameriprise Financial Adviser was arrested by special agents for allegedly embezzling […]

New On-Ramps, Off-Ramps in Diamond Bar Now Open

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Two of the three legs of the new Lemon Avenue interchange of the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar opened on Tuesday, May 1 in time for the busy morning commute. Caltrans will clear away the orange cones at 6 a.m. and officially allowed commuters to enter the westbound 60 Freeway […]

Diamond Bar Man Dies In Fatal Accident

By Anthony Saude DIAMOND BAR —A Diamond Bar man was killed in tragic automobile accident authorities said. The Los Angeles County Coroner identified the victim as George McCreary Jr., age 64 of Diamond Bar. He had been driving late on Tuesday night near the Mt. Wilson area in the Altadena area when he lost control […]

Boy Hit By SUV in Diamond Bar

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar -A nine-year-old boy was riding his scooter was struck by a sport-utility vehicle in Diamond Bar on Wednesday night, April 25. He suffered a broken jaw and minor internal injuries after he hit Wednesday night, deputies said. As a precaution, a helicopter flew the child to the hospital. Los Angeles […]

Diamond Bar Invites You To Connectwithrec! Free Event

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – This year Diamond Bar is proud to introduce what’s new in the Diamond Bar Parks and Recreation by hosting the inaugural Connectwith Rec! event. This free event is designed for the residents to be able to experience what’s new in the department with hands on experience. The New Recreation […]

Diamond Bar Condo Sales Update!

By Nef Cortez The “California Screamin’” Roller Coaster ride that is the housing market continues! Diamond Bar Condominium and Townhome sales dropped like the downward hurtle after the “loop” at the famous Disneyland ride.  The number of recorded condominium and townhome sales in Diamond Bar dropped dramatically from 74 in the 4th quarter of 2017 […]

City of Diamond Bar’s Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration

Staff Reports   It will be all things environmental at the City of Diamond Bar’s annual Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration, which will be held Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Coast Air Quality Management District located at 21865 Copley Drive in Diamond Bar. There will be plenty […]

Diamond Bar Homes Sales Update

By Nef Cortez    Homes Sales Down! True Home prices up! Median Sales Price is down! The trends have changed. The lower number of sales usually indicates a lower sales volume, and so do home prices. The fact that the number of homes sales in Diamond Bar decreased for a third consecutive quarter is not […]

Diamond Bar High presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR, CA–The Diamond Bar High School Performing Arts Department opens up its spring season with the Disney musical “The Little Mermaid” showing April 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 at 7 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinee on April 14.   Fans of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and musical theatre won’t be […]

Diamond Bar High Robotics Team Headed to World Championships

Regional Champs! By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR—After a long weekend of broken parts and design flaws to overcome, Diamond Bar High’s Team Sprocket took home the prestigious blue banner as winners of the 2018 Orange County Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) on Saturday. The team has now qualified for the World Championships that will be […]

Video Doorbell Discounts For Diamond Bar Residents

As part of a special, limited-time promotion, the City is teaming up with Ring to offer Diamond Bar residents discounts on several smart home security products. These discounts ($50 on the purchase of one product, and a $30 on up to two additional products) require unique promotional codes that will be issued by the City […]

Diamond Bar Students Rocking The Kindness

By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar—Quail Summit Elementary students are rocking their commitment to spreading kindness. On Wednesday, the 645 students at the Diamond Bar campus each took home a rock in their backpacks. But these were no ordinary rocks. The children painted colorful heart designs with personal messages of kindness, hope, joy, compassion, or strength […]