A Small Box

By Mark Hopper I think most husbands have difficulty finding gifts for their wife.  After many years of marriage, it is hard to think of something new and creative to give her. From a husband’s perspective,  most wives who have been married for 25 or 30 years have everything they need.  We have been married 45 years!  What […]

BOS Renews $30,000 Reward For Couples Murders

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Board of Supervisor (BOS) Janice Hahn’s announcement March 18 for a reward of $20,000 for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a Diamond Bar couple’s murder was renewed this week as the board approved the motion. In addition, the City of Diamond Bar […]

DB Woman Pinned By Car

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A Diamond Bar woman was sent to the hospital after she was pinned by a car in at her home in Diamond Bar. While teaching her teenage son to drive, the woman got of the car while inside the garage and walked in front of the car. The teenager, her […]

Gold Ribbon Schools

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Win State’s Highest Academic Honor  By Kelli Gile WALNUT, CA–Diamond Bar and Walnut high schools have been recognized as 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools. State Superintendent of Public Education Tom Torlakson announced last week that 275 middle and high schools across the state received this year’s honor, out of nearly 500 […]

Safety Tips From LASD

By Captain Alfred Reyes Walnut – As your Walnut Diamond Bar Sheriff Captain, I would like to encourage you to be proactive in your community as honorary “volunteers” in helping our community remain safe. We would like to promote a few safety tips you should find helpful: 1.      Don’t become a victim of mail theft.  […]

Sheriff Department Recognizes Volunteers

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar, CA – Last week the Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club hosted their 27th Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Diamond Bar Country Club, to a crowded room of over 105 guests. The night honored volunteers who have given their time and energy to assisting the department on a volunteer basis. […]

WVUSD Trustees Recognize Students, Parents For Making A Difference

 By Kelli Gile WALNUT—Super star students and parent volunteers from Maple Hill and Westhoff elementary schools were honored by the Walnut Valley USD Board of Trustees on April 19. In addition, the Board recognized 14 talented young artists named winners in the 2017 Music K-8 Magazine Cover Contest and the 2017 Board Representatives. Maple Hill […]

Cinco De Mayo and Mothers Day Are Coming!

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Looking for a reason to enjoy delicious Mexican cuisine?  Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo on, you guessed, Friday May 5, and Mothers Day the weekly after at The Whole Enchilada – where you can get a taste of authenticity and enjoy a wonderful experience in a family atmosphere. From […]

Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station Golf Tourney Successful

By Marissa Mitchell Walnut/Diamond Bar – Walnut and Diamond Bar Sheriffs stations recently held their annual Booster Club Golf Tournament. The tournament was successful and another testament to the support, both monetary and action-based, behind the station. Not only do the funds help generally, but the funds aid specifically the volunteer and auxiliary programs within […]

Playing Catch

By Pastor Mark Hopper On a recent trip, my wife and I were able to visit some of our out-of-town grandchildren.  They have grown up so much since we saw them last summer.  It was delightful to spend time with them. One grandson specifically requested that I bring a baseball and a glove so that […]

Distracted Driving: Be Aware! A Month of Enforcement

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and CHP officers will be acting accordingly in and around the Diamond Bar Area. This past week, April 5th was an enforcement day, as will be April 19th. Officers will be on the look out to give citations. Moreover, officers have been and […]

A Personal Touch

By Pastor Mark Hopper   It seems that whenever you call a local utility or cable provider, you get voice mail.  The voice on the other end of the line seems cheerful and friendly, but it’s just a computer that you’re talking to. Recently, I called my local cable company to request a reduction in […]

Man Convicted For Murder May Avoid Life

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – A man accused of killing a gas station attendant over 20 years ago was convicted last week in the two decade old murder may avoid serving a life sentence because he was a teenager at the time, authorities said Tuesday. Lino Jesus Acero, now 38, was 17 years old […]

Happy Easter From The Whole Enchilada!

Join The Whole Enchilada for Easter Breakfast –They Open at   7:30 a.m. Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Easter is just around the corner, and celebrations are plentiful with family and friends around this holiday.  This year, why not bring the celebration to The Whole Enchilada, beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Diamond Bar Blvd […]

Golfing Fore The Kids

By Pastor Mark Hopper   I enjoy playing golf.  It requires skill, luck, and perseverance.  Many life lessons are found in golf:   how to overcome adversity; how to build character; how to help and encourage your fellow players. Another nice thing about golf is that you can play the game throughout your life.  I enjoy […]

The Clock On The Kitchen Wall

By Mark Hopper We have clocks all over our house.  There are clocks in the bedrooms and in the living room.  There are also digital displays that show the time on our cable box and kitchen applicances.  Everyone who has a smart phone not only has a clock but also a calendar! In our house, […]

Gas Prices Are Dropping In Diamond Bar

By Marissa Mitchell Diamond Bar – Gas prices have dropped for the 11th consecutive day in the San Gabriel Valley, according to AAA. On Wednesday, Los Angeles County gas prices dropped another half-cent to $3.036. This is following a nine-day consistent decrease in prices, adding to 2.7 cents. While the average price per gallon is […]

WVUSD Trustees Celebrate Outstanding Students, Parent Volunteers

By WVUSD Walnut —Each month, Walnut Valley USD Board of Trustees celebrate hard-working students and dedicated community members. During the March 15 meeting, South Pointe and Suzanne Middle School leaders took to the podium to introduce their hand-picked honorees. South Pointe parent Annalisa Gore was lauded with the Partner in Education Award. She has served […]

Former K-Mart Center Gets Renovated

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. While the property is managed by private owners, construction is currently underway. According to Community […]

$30,000 Reward Offered For Diamond Bar Couples Murders

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Supervisor Janice Hahn announced last Wednesday a reward of $20,000 for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a Diamond Bar couple’s murder. In addition, the City of Diamond Bar approved an additional $10,000 reward, totaling $30,000 in reward money. On October 20, 2016, […]