COVID-19 Patient Visits Walnut, Dies in Pomona

Staff Reports Walnut – On March 11, the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PCHMC) announced that a patient who passed away at their hospital confirmed positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This was the first reported COVID-19 death in Los Angeles County. On March 9, the patient went to the hospital by ambulance and was in […]

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COVID-19 Patient Visits Walnut, Dies in Pomona

Staff Reports Walnut/Pomona – On March 11, the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PCHMC) announced that a patient who passed away at their hospital confirmed positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This was the first reported COVID-19 death in Los Angeles County. On March 9, the patient went to the hospital by ambulance and was in […]

Walnut Valley USD Trustees Laud Star Parents, Students

By Kelli Gile WALNUT, CA–During the January 15 meeting, the Board of Trustees paid tribute to stellar students and parents from Maple Hill Elementary, Walnut Elementary, and Suzanne Middle School. Maple Hill Elementary 4th grader Irene Park received a certificate of special recognition as the winner of the 2019 holiday greeting card contest. Irene’s creative […]

Walnut Valley USD Pays Tribute to Top Classified Employees

WALNUT, CA–The Walnut Valley Unified School District honored to a dozen standout employees during the 22nd Annual Cornerstone Awards held January 23 at the Pomona Valley Mining Company. Congratulations to the following 2019 honorees: Mary Weir, School Administrative Assistant – South Pointe Middle School; Lydia Garcia, Instructional Aide II-Special Education – Collegewood Elementary; Louie Del […]

Walnut Valley Kiwanis Club Helps Local Community

By Michael Armijo Walnut Valley – The Kiwanis Club of Walnut Valley has a mission in life: Help those who are in need. And with that philosophy, indeed they do. With projects like Relay for Life, Multi Cultural Event, Young Professionals Installation, Pediatric Trauma Prevention, and the upcoming Annual Holiday Food Distribution, the volunteer group […]

New Young Walnut Mayor

Staff Reports Walnut – Andrew Rodriguez was announced as the City of Walnut’s 31st Mayor on July 10, 2019.  He is expected to be sworn in at the next Walnut City Council Meeting.  Rodriguez was first elected to the Walnut City Council on April 12, 2016.  He is the youngest City Councilmember ever elected in Walnut’s 57-year history and is one of […]

Choose, Connect & See the Difference at Walnut Hills Optometry

Staff Reports Walnut– For decades, Walnut Hills Optometry has taken excellent care of the vision needs of the communities of Walnut, West Covina, Diamond Bar, and Chino Hills and La Puente, Rowland Heights, Hacienda Heights and Whittier. The quality of service and care provided by the doctor have patients gladly traveling from all over the […]

Walnut Valley USD Begins Enrollment for the 2019-20 School Year

By Kelli Gile Walnut— The Walnut Valley Unified School District will soon begin registration for the 2019-2020 school year for children transitional kindergarten and kindergarten through fifth grade.  Registration dates are: January 14-18, 2019—for those children with siblings already attending school in our district; January 22, 2019 & on—for those elementary children new to the […]

Walnut Hills Optometry, Stop In and SEE the Difference

By Anthony Saude Walnut – For decades, Walnut Hills Optometry has taken excellent care of the vision needs of the communities of Walnut, West Covina, Diamond Bar, and Chino Hills and La Puente, Rowland Heights, Hacienda Heights and Whittier. The quality of service and care provided by the doctor have patients gladly traveling from all […]

City of Walnut to Host 42nd Annual Walnut Family Festival

This year’s highlight will feature FREE attractions for children at the Festival’s Fun Zone City of Walnut WALNUT – The 42nd Annual Walnut Family Festival will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Suzanne Park (625 Suzanne Road, Walnut). The Family Festival Opening Procession steps off at 9:00 am from […]

Walnut High Teacher Goes Above And Beyond To Support Special Needs Student

Teachers are long known for dipping into their own pockets to provide classroom supplies. This Walnut High educator went a step further for one of her students. By Kelli Gile Walnut–Walnut High School teacher, Kirsten Thibeault, usually spends time in the evenings correcting homework and creating lesson plans for her six English courses. On Tuesday […]

Walnut Man Faces Federal Conspiracy Charges

Staff Reports WALNUT — A Walnut man plead guilty Tuesday to conspiring to export U.S.-origin tactical gear to Syria. Rasheed Al Jijakli, 57, a Syrian-born naturalized U.S. citizen of Walnut, plead guilty Monday before United States District Judge James V. Selna, a Department of Justice spokesperson said. According to the Justice Department that is in […]

Walnut Valley USD is a Great Place to Be!

Staff members kick off 2018-2019 school year  Kelli Gile WALNUT – Nearly 1,000 teachers, classified personnel, and district leaders gathered to kick off the 2018-2019 school year during a Welcome Back celebration held this week at Calvary Chapel in Diamond Bar.   The 15th annual rally featured recognitions of over 200 long-service employees, Teachers of the […]

Walnut Hills Optometry, Stop In and SEE the Difference

By Anthony Saude Walnut – For decades, Walnut Hills Optometry has taken excellent care of the vision needs for the communities of Walnut, West Covina, Diamond Bar, and Chino Hills and La Puente, Rowland Heights, Hacienda Heights and Whittier. The quality of service and care provided by the doctor have patients gladly traveling from all […]

Walnut Valley Tapped For New National Award

By Kelli Gile WALNUT—Walnut Valley Unified School District will be honored with a new national recognition as a Schools to Watch District on June 30.   The award celebrates Walnut Valley’s dedication to providing an exemplary educational experience for students.   In the past two years, all three middle schools – Chaparral, South Pointe, and Suzanne – earned […]