Diamond Bar High Crowns Prom Royalty With Surprise Home Visits

Kelli Gile Diamond Bar – Diamond Bar High School made some special deliveries on Saturday afternoon. Students are missing out on end-of-year experiences due to the coronavirus pandemic, including the “Night of a Thousand Lights” Prom which was to be held that evening. So, Class of 2021 advisors Shari DeCambra, Jazmine Silver, Lisa Arionus, with […]

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Make U.S. News’ Best of 2020

Walnut – After crunching the numbers, U.S. News and World Report released its annual report of top performing public high schools in the country on April 21. And it’s no surprise that Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools continue to lead the way through exceptional dedication to the success of all students. This year, Diamond […]

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Robotics Teams Help Fight Pandemic

Walnut — Over the past several weeks, tech savvy teens from Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools quietly answered a call to aide first responders during the global pandemic. When students learned of the dire shortage of personal protective equipment for frontline medical staff and how anyone with a 3D printer could fill the void […]

Diamond Bar High Students Perform Virtual Recital

Diamond Bar – When Diamond Bar High’s Performing Arts Academy spring recital was cancelled due to COVID-19 school closures, students decided that the music must play on. The advanced musicians, who were quarantined at home, took to the internet’s world-wide stage during a live virtual concert held Wednesday night. The teens were able to join […]

Instrumental Music Building Construction Begins at Diamond Bar High

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR, CA—Walnut Valley USD marked the groundbreaking of a three-story Instrumental Music Building at Diamond Bar High School on February 19. Over 150 residents, parents, students, staff, and community leaders attended the celebration for the state-of-the-art addition to the premier music program. “It’s truly going to be amazing!” exclaimed Principal Dr. […]

City of Diamond Bar’s Annual Poster Contest to Celebrate Arbor Day

By City of Diamond Bar The City of Diamond Bar invites all students to celebrate Arbor Day 2019 by participating in their annual art contest.  Local artist may use any art medium of their choice to create a poster depicting the theme “Trees are Terrific: for our Health and Happiness.”  Judges will select a first-place […]

Homicide Detectives Arrest Wanted Diamond Bar Resident

Homicide Detectives Arrest Wanted Person, Ryan Venti, Diamond Bar Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives are still continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a structure fire and death of John and Linda Venti.    Monday, November 05, 2018, at approximately 8:00 pm, residents in the 3600 block of Crooked Creek Drive, Diamond Bar, […]

Diamond Bar Housing Market Falters Too!

By Nef Cortez I wrote last week on the California housing market as reported by the California Association of Realtors’ (C.A.R.) on the subject of the statewide faltering housing market in California.  The data showed that for first time in nearly two years, the rate of home sales in California fell below the 400,000 level for […]

Diamond Bar Students Make Their Mark

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR – Quail Summit Elementary took a spot-on approach to promoting creativity, art, and collaboration during Dot Day held September 14. “It’s a day where we celebrate making a mark in this word, believing in yourself, and others,” said elementary learning specialist Leann Legind. The annual event was inspired by the book […]

Diamond Bar Students Make Their Mark

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR – Quail Summit Elementary took a spot-on approach to promoting creativity, art, and collaboration during Dot Day held September 14. “It’s a day where we celebrate making a mark in this word, believing in yourself, and others,” said elementary learning specialist Leann Legind. The annual event was inspired by the book […]

Fatal Traffic Collision In Diamond Bar

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Detectives of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Walnut/Diamond Bar Station are investigating the circumstances of a single vehicle fatal traffic accident that occurred in the 23000 block of Golden Springs Drive in Diamond Bar. On Tuesday, September 11, at approximately 11:41 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the location of […]

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 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 […]