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 […]

Impossible (Part 2)

By Mark Hopper A few weeks ago, I shared that the foundation of the Christian faith is the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.  Easter Sunday is the day that Christians around the world celebrate this important and remarkable event. For many people it just seems impossible. Why would anyone believe that a dead person […]

Best Seat in the Class

By Kelli Gile Classrooms transform with flexible seating options DIAMOND BAR—Several Walnut Valley educators are discovering that flexible seating classrooms are providing learning environments that kids need. Flexible classrooms give students a choice in what kind of learning space works best for them, and helps them work collaboratively, communicate, and engage in critical thinking. At […]

Evergreen Odyssey Of The Mind Team Qualifies For State Tourney

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR—Evergreen Elementary STEAM Odyssey of the Mind team won first place in the Los Angeles County regional competition held on February 24. The champions will now go on to compete at the state level March 24 at University of California, Riverside. The Odyssey of the Mind program promotes creativity and problem […]

How Did I Get Here?

By Mark Hopper I was sad when I heard the news that Billy Graham died.  He was 99 years old.  I never met the man, but he had a profound influence in my life and my family. According to the news reports, Billy Graham spoke to over 200 million people who attended his crusades during […]

Chaparral Middle School Wins Cal State LA Middle School Regional Science Bowl

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Chaparral Middle School, located in Diamond Bar, recently won first place in Cal State LA’s 11th Annual Middle School Regional Science Bowl. The Chaparral team also earned a spot to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. in April. The winning team includes […]

Wasted E-Waste? Don’t Hoard It

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Diamond Bar residents with unwanted electronics or hazardous waste are reminded that the Los Angeles County’s popular mobile Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection is coming to Diamond Bar on Saturday, March 10. Starting at 9 a.m. and going on until 3p.m, residents are invited to drive to the 1300 […]

Planning Ahead

By Mark Hopper My wife and I will be celebrating our 47th anniversary soon.  That is a lot of anniversaries to celebrate and it is a lot of Valentine’s Days to remember, too. You would think that we would have learned to plan ahead by now.  But that is not the case.  Sometimes things just […]

Box Truck Hydrogen Tank Fire

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – It was Sunday afternoon on February 11 at about 1:23 pm when San Dimas Sheriff’s Station received a report that a vehicle was on fire at a gas station near the intersection at Golden Springs Drive and Brea Canyon Road. Upon their arrival at the scene, the responding deputies […]

Lemon Ave Onramp Finally Comes To Fruition

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar, CA – The long awaited Lemon Avenue onramps and off ramps are finally being constructed, with most of the foundation and grading done. The cities of Diamond Bar and Industry, in cooperation with the Alameda Corridor East (ACE) Construction Authority and the California Department of Transportation District 7 (Caltrans) and […]

Spreading Kindness and Joy

By Kelli Gile Quail Summit students deliver valentines to Diamond Bar seniors DIAMOND BAR —Quail Summit Elementary leadership students made a special delivery to the Diamond Bar Senior Citizens Club on Monday. The 25 Character Crew members arrived by school bus carrying envelopes packed with hundreds of handwritten valentines. “Every student at our school made […]

City of Diamond Bar Bridal Show

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Are you planning on getting married someday or again? This event can help you with ideas and planning even if your plans aren’t in the near future. Everybody thinks and dreams about their dream wedding their whole lives. The City of Diamond Bar Bridal show is the place to […]


By Mark Hopper In C.S. Lewis’s famous book, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”, there is a remarkable scene where the evil White Witch killed the powerful Lion named Aslan.  Aslan had willingly surrendered himself to the Witch.  She and her minions had bound, ridiculed and humiliated the Lion and she had personally killed […]

Listen to the Future!

Diamond Bar Musician To Perform On National Broadcast by Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR — Diamond Bar High School percussionist Jeremy Davis is the recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. The $10,000 scholarship recipient will perform on the NPR “From the Top” live radio broadcast on Sunday, February 11 at 2 p.m. […]

Fun With Grandkids

16By Mark Hopper We enjoy taking care of two of our grandchildren one day a week.  They like coming to “Grammy’s” house.  I don’t know why it is not my house too, but to them it is known as “Grammy’s” house. One of the reasons they like to come to our house is that we have […]

City of Diamond Bar Bridal Show

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Planning a wedding always turns out to be a lot more of an undertaking than anybody ever imagined. Seeking out all the help you can get is a must for even the most organized well adjusted person. Weddings are supposed to be the happiest day of our lives and […]

South Pointe’s Puppy with a Purpose

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR-Passionate educators are willing to do just about anything to foster student success. Meet Kevin Duh, a social studies teacher at South Pointe Middle School in Diamond Bar. The out-of-the-box thinking educator has found a way to combine his desire to address the emotional needs of his 8th grade students and […]

Mandarin Taste For Authentic Chinese Cuisine

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – If you are looking for a wonderful meal, look no farther than Diamond Bar’s most authentic Chinese restaurant, Mandarin Taste. For over 32 years, Mandarin Taste has brought quality service and traditional Chinese cuisine to the Diamond Bar community. The restaurant has thrived because of the many mouth-watering dishes it […]

Treat Your Valentine To The Whole Enchilada

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Valentine’s Day is upon us, and what better way to show your love for your sweetheart than a delicious dinner at The Whole Enchilada! From delicious platters and entrée meals to taco bars, The Whole Enchilada offers fresh, authentic Mexican recipes their resident chef brought from their homeland.  They guarantee […]

Two Residential Burglary Suspects Arrested In Diamond Bar

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Two residential Burglary suspects were arrested on 01/05/2018 at approximately 01:00 am in the city of Diamond Bar. Deputies responded to a call regarding suspicious males in the area of Golden Springs and Rancheria. After a search of the area, the responding deputy saw a male sitting in the vehicle that matched the […]