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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Can Of Paint

By Mark Hopper   I have discovered that after Spring cleaning comes Summer painting!  We recently hired some people to remodel our bathrooms.  The look great.  New fixtures, new tile and new paint!  It is amazing how nice they look. However, when you get new paint in one room, you notice how old the paint […]

DB Film Permits

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – The city of Diamond Bar contracts with FilmLA to provide streamlined permit processing for all commercial filming and still photography. Guidelines include All commercial filming and/or still photography within city limits requires a film permit. Permit applications must be submitted at least three working days prior to start date to allow for review by […]

Rise of SUV Third Row Seat Thefts

By Michael Armijo Chino Valley – Local police departments have issued warnings of the rise in SUV third seat thefts and encourage residents to secure their property. “You can use a cable and lock the seat up to the inside of the vehicle, never leave your vehicle unlocked, park your SUV inside the garage or […]

2 CH Residents Jailed After Marijuana Bust

By Mireya Delapaz Chino Hills – A chase ensued in Chino Hills this week that led to 2 arrests for the growth and possession of marijuana. The two suspects, Zhi Cheng, 40 and Hui Yuan Li, 37, were being chased for 5 miles on the 71 freeway near the Westbound I-10 before getting arrested. There […]

Bank Robbery Investigation Leads to Animal Cruelty Case

By Mireya De la Paz Corona –  A man was arrested by the Corona Police Department on Wednesday July 26, 2017 for bank robbery in Corona, California. 72-year-old Robert Bustamante Flores threatened a teller of the Western Bank on 1050 W. Sixth Street in Corona July 20, 2017. Flores was suspected of robbery when he […]

CH PD Chase Ends in PIT Maneuver, Arrest

Staff Reports Chino Hills, CA – A driver of a stolen vehicle flee from deputies which ensured in a pursuit that ended in Los Angeles after a PIT maneuver. Last week at about 1:52 am a vehicle failed to yield and a pursue ensued. The result was a stolen vehicle chase that ended on Kadota […]

A Manila Envelope

By Mark Hopper   Recently, I received a large Manila envelope in the mail from my brother.  He is my favorite brother. Actually, he is my only brother! He sends me a birthday card every year and signs it – “Your Favorite Brother”. I wasn’t sure what he was sending me .  My birthday is […]

DB Fire Contained By Park

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A fire broke out near the Carlton Peterson Park and was contained last week, just north of the 60 freeway. LA County firefighters contained the 1 acre blaze within an hour and a half of the reporting of the fire, which was reported at 4 pm. The patch of brush […]

Former Mayor’s Wife Killed In Car Collision

By Mireya De La Paz Walnut – A 49 year-old woman, Tiffany Chiali Yi Ching, died after crashing into a big rig off the 60 freeway East of Santa Anita Avenue in South El Monte last week. She was later identified as former Walnut Mayor Eric Ching. Ching was elected as a member of Walnut […]

Former DB Mayor Jack Tanaka Passed Away

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Former Diamond Bar Mayor Jack Tanaka passed away today after a long battle with cancer, the LA County Sheriff’s Department announced. Jack was honored last November where he received a standing ovation at Diamond Bar City Hall at the Nov. 17 council meeting as he announced his retirement from 10 […]

Eastvale Crime Recap

JUNE 2017   INCIDENT:           HOMICIDE WHEN:                 6/4/17 @ 7:56 pm WHERE:                1400 Block of Pacific Ave., Norco DETAILS:              Officers from the Norco Police Department responded to a physical altercation between two adult males outside a residence in Norco. Officers arrived within minutes and located a male laying on a driveway and not breathing. […]

Updates to Transform Your New House into Your Dream Home

By StatePoint Congratulations, you’ve purchased a home! Now what? You’ve saved a million ideas on Pinterest and you’re ready to start making improvements. But how do you prioritize to make the most of your money? Consider these simple upgrades to transform your new house into your dream home. 1. Update Lighting Cost: $10 (box of […]

Police Department Issues New Address

Staff Reports Chino –Effective immediately, the Chino Police Department’s official street address has changed from 5450 Walnut Avenue to 5450 Guardian Way, although they never physically moved. Since 2012, the area surrounding the Chino Police Department facility has experienced several new developments, which includes, the naming of the road directly in front of the police station, […]

Safe Drug Disposal

By Walnut/DB Sheriff’s Station Do not flush unused, unwanted, and expired medications down the toilet or put them in drains! How should I dispose of my medications? For your convenience, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department offers a Safe Drug Drop Off program where both controlled and non-controlled substances are accepted. Take medications/drugs to the […]

Former K-Mart Center Building

By Marissa Mitchell   Diamond Bar – Many citizens in the city of Diamond Bar are wondering just what is going on at Diamond Bar Boulevard (where the “old K-Mart” used to reside), and there is thankfully some new revealing information. Diamond Bar’s Kmart store, which included 84,000 square feet of inside retail space plus a […]