Brazilian Leaders Visit U.S.

Photo Courtesy: Michael Armijo Jerry Silva hosted a dinner for local officials to meet with Brazilian leaders as part of the IVCLA.

Staff Reports Ontario– Local resident, Jerry Silva, hosted a Home Hospitality dinner for Brazil Leaders last month thanks to the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles (IVCLA). The visitors were invited to the United States under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The Department of State has outlined the following specific […]

Ontario City Council Public Hearing on Harvest Power Permit

By Nicole Leiva ONTARIO– Harvest Power appealed a conditional-use permit denial at a public hearing on March 1, during the Ontario City Council meeting. Harvest Power, who wants to establish and operate an organic materials facility on 34 acres near the Chino border at Campus and Schaefer, composts green waste, manure, food materials, fats and […]

Deputies Reassigned to Unincorporated Areas

Courtesy of the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s request for one detective and six deputies to be reassigned to the Chino Hills Station to improve law enforcement services for the Mission Corridor. The area includes an estimated four square miles of unincorporated […]

Lawsuit Over Control of Ontario Airport Settled

Staff Reports ONTARIO—The Los Angeles City Council approved last Wednesday the landmark settlement agreement that hands over the reins of LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). In a closed-session meeting, the council unanimously settled the $250 million lawsuit brought by the city of Ontario in June 2013. In 1967, Ontario […]

Big Rigs Causing Big Headaches for Some Residents

By Emily Aguilar Ontario/Eastvale – For the past few months, Ontario and Eastvale neighborhoods have had to deal with the disruptive presence of Jauregui Trucking semi-trucks passing through Sumner and Bellgrave. The disruption has ruined the calm serenity of the neighborhood to the point where some citizens have expressed that they need ear plugs to […]

West Nile Virus on the Rise in San Bernardino County

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Staff Reports Ontario– Local medical centers have reported a rise in West Nile virus exposures in San Bernardino County. In response, San Bernardino County’s Public Health Department, local vector control agencies and San Bernardino County’s Sheriff Department have joined forces to reduce the risk of exposure. On Oct. 10, the West Valley Mosquito and Vector […]

Ontario Airport To Return Home

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By Claire Lewis Ontario – Since 1923, when a small landing field was first built on land leased from the Union Pacific Railroad (three miles west of the current Airport), the City of Ontario has had a vested interest in the success and sustainability on the Ontario International Airport. Wikipedia states that in 1929, the […]

The Mosquitoes Are Back

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National Mosquito Awareness Week Beware of these critters! Staff Reports Ontario – The onset of warm weather has increased mosquito breeding in the West Valley. Vector Control surveillance has seen increased adult mosquitoes in their traps designed to catch females looking for a blood meal and those looking for a water source to deposit their […]

Farm Fresh Eggs At Voortman’s Ranch

(Photo Courtesy: Voortman’s Egg Ranch) The Voortman Family circa 1956. Voortman’s Egg Ranch is located at 13960 Grove Avenue in Ontario. You can reach them at (909) 465-1319. They are open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

By K.P. Sander Ontario – Voortman’s Egg Ranch has been in the business of providing farm fresh eggs to friends and visitors to the local area for over 60 years. Originally from Bellflower, the Voortman family – who has always been in the egg ranching business – moved their operation to Ontario in 1951. Voortman’s […]

Former Ontario Police Officer Arrested

(Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department) Former Officer, Tyler Stone

Staff Reports Ontario – On Nov. 8, 2014, investigators from the Ontario Police Department received information that one of their officers, Tyler Stone, 30, of Rancho Cucamonga, had an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile female. The Sheriff’s Department immediately placed Stone on administrative leave, and on Dec. 9, 2014, began an investigation into possible criminal […]

SCE To Ontario: No TRTP Undergrounding

By K.P. Sander Ontario – The Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) has been under construction since September of 2013.  The Project’s objective is to deliver electricity from new wind farms in the Tehachapi area to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers in an effort to meet the State’s renewable energy goal of 33 percent by the […]

SCE To Ontario:  No TRTP Undergrounding

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By K.P. Sander   Ontario – The Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) has been under construction since September of 2013.  The Project’s objective is to deliver electricity from new wind farms in the Tehachapi area to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers in an effort to meet the State’s renewable energy goal of 33 percent by […]

Ontario: Farm Fresh Eggs At Voortman’s Ranch

Voortman's Egg Ranch

BY K.P. SANDER Ontario – Voortman’s Egg Ranch has been in the business of providing farm fresh eggs to friends and visitors to the local area for over 60 years. Originally from Bellflower, the Voortman family – who has always been in the egg ranching business – moved their operation to Ontario in 1951. Voortman’s […]

The Weekly News 10.04.14 Complete Edition

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The Weekly News covers community news for Diamond Bar, Walnut, Chino Hills, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. Click this link Oct04WeeklyAll  to access the complete October 4th, 2014 issue in pdf format.

EASTVALE: Celebrating Easter in Eastvale

  By K.P. Sander Eastvale – This year Easter falls on April 20. If you are a member of one of Eastvale’s churches, you probably know what special events and services are taking place. However, you may be new to the area, or shopping for a home church in the City. Here is a listing […]

SGV-IE: Costco Secrets To Shopping

According to “Epic Dash”, Costco has a secret to their pricing. Apparently some things are full price, some are sales, some are clearance, and some are Managers Specials. Read more: Avoid products with prices ending in .99 – these are full price. Items with prices ending in .97 are deals decided by the store manager. […]

Job job job: Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant – Eastvale Chamber of Commerce (Eastvale) compensation: $16-$18/ Hour DOE contract job part-time non-profit organization app deadline 4/7 Executive Assistant to the Board Job Summary: Assist the Board of Directors with the overall running of the Eastvale Chamber of Commerce. Oversee the planning, marketing and execution of all Chamber events. Act as the […]

Ontario: Town Square Public Art Project

STAFF REPORTS Ontario — The City of Ontario issued a Request for Proposal on Jan. 15, 2014 to solicit mural designs for the new Ontario Town Square. Artists can submit designs in various forms of media, such as drawing, painting, or photography. The artist whose design is selected will be paid a flat fee of […]

Ontario: Elderly Scam

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ONTARIO POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT Ontario – The Ontario Police Department is warning its residents, in particular its elderly residents, about a scam that has surfaced recently.  A total of six arrests have been made during this investigation, along with the recovery of thousands of dollars provided by at least four elderly victims, who reside in […]

Premier Body Sculpt

Liposuction Without The Suction By Michael Armijo Claremon – Body Sculpting is best described as an alternate way to lose body fat in specific areas that are hard to reach, including under arms, love handles, inner thighs, or even the breast area on a man. The procedure seems to be relatively new, but it’s actually an […]