“Beyond The Dental Chair” Dentist and Trainer Team Up For Ultimate Health

By Anthony Chan   Dr. Oscar Marin, dentist at West Covina Smiles, works with dental patients every day and has seen a substantial increase in patients with poor dental health due to bad habits and stress. In an endorsement letter, Dr. Marin points out that stress is a major contributor to poor dental health because, […]

5 Easy Ways Families Can Go Green When Packing School Lunches

By StatePoint While packing lunch for the kids can seem like a daily grind, you can use the task as an opportunity to help kids form great lifelong habits. Here are five small ways changing your lunch-making routine can have large, positive impacts on the environment, your wallet and your kids’ health. Pack with reusables. […]


By Sarah Sanchez   It’s tough when a loved one passes away. I’ve been to four funerals in the last few years, and it seems like it gets harder each funeral. When one of my dad’s best friends passed away suddenly two years ago, it was one of the hardest times for my family. Now […]

Subject arrested for human trafficking out of a medical building in Chino

DATE/TIME: August 17, 2017 INCIDENT: Human Trafficking in Commercial Brothel LOCATION: Chino, San Bernardino County VICTIMS: Confidential  SUSPECT: Luis Flores Lopez, 39 years old, resident of Los Angeles SUMMARY: On August 16, 2017 members of the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force began surveillance of a commercial medical building in the 12500 block of […]

DB School Uses Global Connection

By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar –Chaparral Middle School 8th grader Izzy Reedy and a dozen classmates learned about culture, education, weather, and even sports in Tanzania this year. But, it wasn’t by opening a textbook or conducting research on a computer. The Diamond Bar students gained knowledge through a global connection with the Gyekrum Arusha […]

Housing the Homeless Part 2

By Nef Cortez Last week I wrote Part 1 of Housing the Homeless. Questions were posed as related to Organized Real Estate’s efforts to participate in the fight to end homelessness. As evident in cities across the country, it is a big problem that has had very negative effects on the quality of life for […]

Straight Talk With Danice

Dear Dr. Akiyoshi, I’m going out with a new guy that I met at my spinning class.  He always takes me out for smoothies after class and seems like he is very health conscious.  He drinks lots of water during our work out and eats fruit and protein bars as snacks.  Last weekend we went […]

Police seeking to identify suspect in area

***SEEKING TO IDENTIFY SUSPECT*** Chino PD is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect depicted in the photos. The suspect is wanted for identity theft and burglary after using a fake ID to access the victims bank account and withdraw large sums of money at the Chase Bank on Grand Avenue. Please contact Detective […]

Annexation Proposal for Area Homes Approved

By Anthony Chan   After two failed public hearings and thorough review by Chino’s city council and planning commission, a proposal for the construction of 44 new single family homes has been approved. Project plans are expected to be submitted by the end of 2017, and construction could begin as soon as next year on […]

Undercover Sting Targets Panhandlers

By Anthony Chan Eastvale – After receiving numerous complaints about aggressive panhandling at various Eastvale shopping centers, the Eastvale Special Enforcement Team, stationed at the Jurupa Valley substation, launched an undercover operation into the illegal panhandling. The investigation yielded two illegal panhandlers who were neither Eastvale residents nor were they actually homeless. Both illegal panhandlers […]

The Pat LaFrieda Burger

with Balsamic Onions and Crispy Cauliflower Oven Fries By HelloFresh Ingredients: 10 ounce Cauliflower Florets   0.25 cup Panko (ContainsWheat)   1 unit Red Onion   1 clove Garlic   1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar   10 ounce Pat LaFrieda Hamburger Blend   1 teaspoon Dried Oregano   1 tablespoon Mayonnaise (ContainsEgg,Soy)   2 unit Buns […]

Feeling Overwhelmed

By Nancy Stoops We tell ourselves that we are given what we can handle.  Sometimes it sure does feel like we are given way more then we can or should have to handle.  I laugh to myself and think my creator must think I’m superwoman and must think so much of me to give me […]

16 Vie For Open Council Seat

By Michael Armijo   Chino Hills – Ed Grahams abrupt resignation last month, the deadline to apply has passed and 16 people have responded by the closing date of July 31st. Opening up the position and having someone apply for it instead of electing one saved the city around $100,000 for a special election. The […]

History 101

By History.com   August 13, 1961: Berlin is divided   Shortly after midnight on August 13 in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city. After World War II, defeated Germany was divided into Soviet, American, British […]

Rescuing a Lizard

By Mark Hopper I recently heard in the news that a woman called “911” because she was being strangled and bitten by her Boa Constrictor.  Fortunately, she was rescued by local law enforcement and survived this frightening event. My story is on a much smaller scale and not as dramatic.  Actually, I was not attacked by […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 8.12.17

The Weekly News covers community news for Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Walnut, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire.Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 8-12-17.Weekly (1)

Tips to Incorporate Music into Your Family’s Daily Routine

By StatePoint The benefits of music education are endless. Studies have associated music education with higher test scores, improved concentration and more. But if you are a parent, you probably know how it goes: many children will begin a music program with enthusiasm, only to complain about practicing a short time later, sometimes even asking […]

Crispy Top Parmesan Chicken

with Balsamic Potato Salad and Garlic-Roasted Tomatoes   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 520 Calories Ingredients:   Yukon Gold Potatoes- 24 oz Panko Breadcrumbs- 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese- 1/2 cup Chicken Breast- 24 oz Dijon Mustard- 4 tsp Grape Tomatoes- 8 oz Scallions- 4 Garlic- 4 cloves Balsamic Vinegar- […]

Resident Searching For Info On DUI Driver

Two days ago, Friday August 11th, my 17 year old son was hit by a drunk driver (confirmed DUI) at 7:00 a.m at the intersection of Riverside and Grove in Ontario while on his way to football practice. The drunk driver ran a red light, hit my son first then hit 2 more cars. I’m […]

Give Coffee A Break

By Craig “Deuce” Doussett MPH, RDN   It seems that coffee cannot get a break. This may be due to its ubiquitous presence in the world as one of the most highly-consumed beverages (after water and in constant competition with tea and beer) thus making it a pretty easy target. Or it may be due to […]