Breaking Ground

By Mark Hopper   Recently, my wife and I were able to attend the Ground Breaking service for Vantage Point Church in Eastvale, California.  Our effort to launch a new church in this new community actually started 15 years ago in January, 2003.   Several families from our church had moved to this new community […]

City of Walnut to Host 42nd Annual Walnut Family Festival

This year’s highlight will feature FREE attractions for children at the Festival’s Fun Zone City of Walnut WALNUT – The 42nd Annual Walnut Family Festival will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Suzanne Park (625 Suzanne Road, Walnut). The Family Festival Opening Procession steps off at 9:00 am from […]

Walnut High Teacher Goes Above And Beyond To Support Special Needs Student

Teachers are long known for dipping into their own pockets to provide classroom supplies. This Walnut High educator went a step further for one of her students. By Kelli Gile Walnut–Walnut High School teacher, Kirsten Thibeault, usually spends time in the evenings correcting homework and creating lesson plans for her six English courses. On Tuesday […]

WVUSD Trustees Appoint Matthew Torres as Assistant Superintendent

By Kelli Gile Walnut- The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Matthew Torres as Assistant Superintendent of Business Services during the September 19 meeting. The veteran educator brings over 20 years of experience and expertise to his new post. Torres has a strong background in the Business Services […]

The City of Chino Names New Public Works Director

Staff Reports  CHINO – After a competitive process, Amer Jakher has been selected to fill the position of Public Works Director. Mr. Jakher will serve as a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Management Team and will be responsible for the City’s capital improvement projects, traffic operations, fleet management and water distribution. Mr. Jakher comes to the City of […]

Local Community Kicks Off Season of Giving with Operation Christmas Child

By Samaritan’s Purse  Chino— Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley area residents will gather to kick off the Samaritan’s Purse project’s collection season—packing more than 30,000 shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items. These gift-filled shoeboxes will contribute to the project’s goal of reaching more than 11 million children in Jesus’ Name. The San Gabriel […]

Entertainment

By Mark Hopper   My wife and I have eight grandchildren.  The oldest is ten and the youngest will be two in November.  It has been a wonderful experience watching them grow up.  There have been a number of milestones like taking their first steps and saying their first words.  I actually got my name […]

DB Restaurant Week Starts October 5th

Staff Reports   Diamond Bar – Local Diamond Bar restaurants will showcase some of their most delicious cuisine in hopes of attracting new patrons when the City holds it’s now popular third annual Diamond Bar Restaurant Week (DBRW). Now, easily one of the Cities’s most anticipated f the two weeks of the year. After 2 straight […]

Diamond Bar Students Make Their Mark

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR – Quail Summit Elementary took a spot-on approach to promoting creativity, art, and collaboration during Dot Day held September 14. “It’s a day where we celebrate making a mark in this word, believing in yourself, and others,” said elementary learning specialist Leann Legind. The annual event was inspired by the book […]

33 WVUSD Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By Kelli Gile  Walnut – Thirty-three Walnut Valley USD seniors from Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools have been distinguished as 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Congratulations to the following teens who have been recognized for demonstrating exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies: Diamond Bar High: Grace Ge, Samantha Hong, Wesley […]

Draft Environmental Impact Report Available

City Of Eastvale Eastvale – This notice is hereby given that the City of Eastvale has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR), which is being distributed for public review pursuant to the California Public Resources Code and the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines (CEQA Guidelines). The City is the Lead Agency for the proposed project. […]

Go Human to Connecting Chino Community Festival

City of Chino Chino – The City of Chino and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Go Human campaign invite residents and visitors to bike, walk, skate or roll to Connecting Chino, a free open streets event to be held on Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The goal of the event is to allow […]

Illegal Marijuana Grow Inside Vacant Home

By Anthony Saude Pomona – On Tuesday, September 18th at 11:44am, the Pomona Police Department Patrol Division received a call about a possible fire in a residential area. Officers were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival they discovered a downed power line. The power line let to a residence at 1055 Groff St. At that […]

Three Generatons

By Mark Hopper My wife and I grew up in the Phoenix area. When we were young, our parents took us to Southern California for summer vacation. We didn’t know each other at the time, but our families went to a lot of the same places like San Diego, Mission Beach, Sea World and Disneyland. After […]

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

By Jeremy Mercer Our country is more divided than it’s been since the Civil War. With politics creeping into every facet of our lives, from sports to movies to even the church, America is a divided nation. I’m a problem-solver. I always seek to understand so I can find solutions. My thoughts go to an […]

The Overwhelming, Never Ending, TOUGH Love Of God

By Rohmon Merchant “Nobody feels sorry for you!”, that is an actual statement I say to myself almost as a daily declaration. It is a way to motivate myself to live life on a grander scale, and when I feel overwhelmed and frustrated to realize, “Hey, man of faith! Yes you, the one who made […]

Norco Holds Elections Nov. 6

Staff Reports Norco –The City of Norco encourages all residents to go out and vote, as two seats are up on the City Council this year. The City of Norco utilizes an  at-large election system in which registered voters from the entire City choose each of the five City Council Members. On November 6, two City […]

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza

By Anthony Saude Eastvale-Pizza is in this country about as American as Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. I have heard and even said, jokingly, you can’t trust anybody that doesn’t like pizza.   Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza is a one of a kind pizza experience. Each pizza is created with only […]

Avant-Garde FFA is Making a Difference in Foster Care

By Cindy White Corona – With thousands of children in foster care in the Inland Empire, it’s imperative that quality resource homes be established to provide a safe, loving environment for children in the foster care system, many who have been abused and neglected. Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency carefully evaluates applicants before placing children in […]

Corona Holds Elections November 6, 2018

By Anthony Saude Corona – Its election time in Corona that means candidate signs, flyers, mailers and people knocking at your door will be part of the landscape for the next couple of months. This year though it will only be in certain areas because the City of Corona has converted to the “district” option of […]