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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 […]

Walnut Knock Knock Burglary Suspects Arrested

By Anthony Saude Walnut – On June 11, Walnut Diamond Bar Station Sheriff’s station received a call about a burglary in the 19800 block of Hidden Trail Place. When the deputies arrived at the scene they quickly alerted other units with a description of the vehicle and the suspects. A nearby Aero unit (helicopter) was […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Walnut Valley Rotary Club’s Deputy of The Year

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – On Tuesday, April 24th, Deputy Mark Dean from the Walnut / Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station, was honored by the Walnut Valley Rotary Club for Deputy of The Year. Deputy Dean was presented the award by the Rotary Club during a breakfast at the Diamond Bar Golf Course in front of […]

Walnut Resident Among 6 Arrested In Police Sting

On Monday, May 14th and Tuesday, May,15th the Pomona Police Department Special Investigations Unit (SIU) conducted an enforcement detail on the Holt Ave corridor. SIU focused its efforts on the Holt Ave. corridor where they addressed quality of life issues. During the two-day detail, undercover officers utilized unmarked police vehicles to target prostitution related crimes. 6 […]

Walnut Students Complete PTLW Biomedical Sciences Program

By Kelli Gile WALNUT—For 20 Walnut High School seniors, years of tremendous dedication and hard work in a rigorous biomedical sciences program they began as sophomores have paid finally off. The teens were presented with white lab coats and honor medallions marking the completion of the International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme/Project Lead the Way (IBCP-PLTW) Biomedical […]

Walnut City Sheriff Department Chinese Program

Staff Reports Walnut – Starting on Thursday, May 17th, 2018, the Sun Yat Sen Chinese Institute will come to the Walnut station to provide Chinese (Mandarin) language classes. The classes will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and held downstairs in the training room.  The class will meet every Thursday from 4 p.m. to […]

New Principals Appointed in Walnut Valley

By Kelli Gile  Walnut— The Walnut Valley USD Board of Trustees recently appointed two familiar faces as new school leaders.   Whitney Prenger has been named principal at Vejar Elementary and Amy Smith is principal at Suzanne Middle School.   Both longtime WVUSD administrators have served as interim principals for several months.  Prenger brings 12 years of educational experience in her new […]

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 […]

Walnut Valley USD to begin enrolling for 2018-19 school year

By Kelli Gile WALNUT—The Walnut Valley Unified School District will soon begin registration for the 2018-2019 school year for children in transitional kindergarten and kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration dates are: January 16-19, 2018—for those children with siblings already attending school in our district; January 22, 2018 & on—for those elementary children new to the […]

Walnut Valley USD Trustees Elect New Officers

Pass the Gavel! By Kelli Gile WALNUT–The Walnut Valley Unified School District (WVUSD) Board of Trustees elected Cindy Ruiz as president, Larry Redinger as vice president, and Helen Hall as clerk during the annual reorganization meeting on December 13. These roles are one-year terms and effective immediately. Trustee Dr. Tony Torng was honored with an […]

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 […]

Walnut High Athletes Take Part in Fall Signing Day

By Kelli Gile WALNUT—Six standout athletes made their college choices official during a lunchtime signing ceremony at Walnut High School. Congratulations to the following students who received scholarships to play their sports in college: James Arakawa, University of the Pacific – Baseball; Trussi Li, University of Denver –  Golf; Cara Le, Fresno Pacific – Swimming; […]

Updated Info On Olympic Trials In Walnut

Staff Reports The Walnut City Council will be having a council meeting on Wednesday, December 13 at 7 p.m.  The question many are asking is: “Will the Olympic trials be on the agenda for open discussion this time?” Earlier this year, Mt. San Antonio College (SAC) won the bid to have the Track and Field […]