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Walnut Teen Killed in West Covina Crash

Staff Reports Walnut –Wednesday morning, a 17-year-old student was killed when a vehicle he was driving collided with a tree on the center divider on Nogales Street. According to local reports, Ali S. Rizvi died when the minivan he was driving crashed into a tree on Nogales Street between Francesca Drive and Shadow Oak Drive. […]

West Covina Appoints New City Manager

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By Natalie Kim West Covina – On Sept 15, West Covina appointed Chris Freeland to the position of city manager, filling the void left by his predecessor Chris Chung. Freeland was born in West Covina, but moved to La Verne and attended Damien High School. To complete the 100-hour requisite for graduation, Freeland worked with La […]

4th Of July In West Covina

Ready, Set, Fireworks!   Staff Reports West Covina – Looking for some family fun this 4th of July?  The City of West Covina and the West Covina Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) invite you to join them for a day filled with festivities! Bring your whole family and friends out on Sat., July 4, for a […]

West Covina Accepting Applications For Council Vacancy

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Staff Reports West Covina – The West Covina City Council will be accepting applications to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Councilman Steve Herfert.  The appointee will fill Herfert’s unexpired term through Nov. 3, 2015. Any West Covina resident may submit an application.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and a registered […]

West Covina To Host Special Olympics

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Staff Reports West Covina – On Tues., Mar. 10, the City of West Covina announced today they will host the entire Special Olympics Delegation (which includes athletes and coaches) from Nippon (Japan) as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program. Before the World Games begin on July 25, more than 7,000 athletes […]

West Covina City Manager Separation Announcement

Staff Reports West Covina – The City of West Covina City Council and Mr. Christopher J. Chung, City Manager, have reached an agreement for Mr. Chung to separate from the City of West Covina. “The City of West Covina City Council has decided to go in a different direction. I am proud of the progress […]

West Covina Freeway Construction Underway

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STAFF REPORTS   SGV – The Interstate 10 Freeway always seems to be jam-packed, and one area in particular will see more congestion before it gets better…but it will hopefully be worth the wait. Construction of a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lane, as well as the widening of bridges and ramp realignments along […]

Walnut/West Covina: More Summer Magic

BY K.P. SANDER   Walnut/West Covina – It seems like every city has concerts or movies in the park nowadays, and Walnut and West Covina are no exception. In fact, this is a great form of entertainment, and with blankets and picnic baskets laid out to enjoy, and friends and family nearby, it is almost […]

West Covina: City To Be Host Town For 2015 Special Olympics

STAFF REPORTS   West Covina – In a press release from the City of West Covina, they recently announced that they have been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program, July 21 through 24, in 2015. The Games will officially begin on July 25, 2015, and more than 7,000 […]

Walnut/West Covina: Suspect Shot After Walnut Robbery

STAFF REPORTS Walnut/West Covina – A suspect was fatally shot in West Covina after a car chase and a home invasion robbery occurred in Walnut. On Friday, Feb. 13 at around 4:57 p.m., a male called the Walnut Sheriff’s Station and stated that a man was in his home with a gun demanding money from […]

Two Died In Two West Covina Crashes

Staff Reports West Covina – Two people were killed last month in two West Covina car crashes. The first crash occurred on Dec. 22 at around 2 a.m., when Baldwin Park resident, Andrew Joey Villagran, crashed his car into a pole, according to local reports. Villagran, 25, was traveling west in his 1974 Volkswagen Beetle, […]

Mt. SAC Board Appoints Provisional Trustee

ByAnthony Saude WALNUT — The Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees selected Walnut resident Gary Chow to serve as a provisional trustee, replacing longtime member Dr. David Hall who passed away on April 22. The appointment was voted on and made official following a special meeting on June 13. The candidates were given 20 […]

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 […]

Manhunt for Paul Erwin Black Jr.

Staff Reports La Puente – Sought in Distribution of Child Pornography, Frequents Areas of La Puente, West Covina Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Human Trafficking Bureau detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Paul Erwin Black, Jr.  He is a 49 year-old male, White transient, who is known to frequent the West Covina and […]

Mt. SAC to Honor Twenty Students of Distinction

By Anthony Saude WALNUT – Twenty students will be honored this year at Mt. San Antonio College’s annual “Students of Distinction” awards ceremony. The luncheon will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort, 1 Industry Hills Parkway, in the City of Industry. These prestigious awards recognize selected students […]

Sheriff Golf Tournament Honors Former Mayor

Staff Reports Walnut, Diamond Bar – The Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club will host a golf tournament in honor of former Diamond Bar Mayor Jack Tanaka on April 2, 2018. Tanaka passed away in August of last year after a battle with cancer. He spent 10 years as a city council member and mayor. “Jack was always […]

Three Arrested For Attempted Murder In Chino

By Danny Nguyen Chino – Chino police detectives alongside Special Enforcement Team and SWAT team members arrested, on Feb. 21, three young adult men for suspected armed robbery, attempted murder, and assault in their ongoing investigation involving calls made from multiple people about a disturbance in the neighborhood block of 3900 Yellowstone Circle from a […]

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 […]

Sheriff Golf Tournament Honors Former DB Mayor Jack Tanaka

By Michael Armijo Walnut, Diamond Bar – The Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club will host a golf tournament in honor of former Diamond Bar Mayor Jack Tanaka on April 2, 2018. Tanaka passed away in August of last year after a battle with cancer. He spent 10 years as a city council member and mayor. […]

Eastvale To Boost Police Patrols

By Michael Armijo Eastvale – The Eastvale City Council voted to amend it’s contract with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department (RSO), which will increase police presence to 10 deputies a day. The city council voted last month to also add an additional motorcycle officer which will increase traffic enforcement. “Amendments to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department […]