DUI Driver Sentenced to 4.5 Years in Prison

Staff Reports West Covina, CA – A 20-year-old man pleaded no contest Tuesday to driving under the influence in connection with a crash in West Covina that killed one of his passengers and injured another. Andrew James Gomez of La Puente was immediately sentenced to 4 1/2 years in state prison following his plea to […]

June 2016 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2016-06-SGVNews-WEB

May 2016 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2016-05-SGVNews-WEB

March 2016 SGV News

March 2016 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: March 2016 SGV Newspaper

Woman Arrested for Abandoning Baby in WC Sandwich Shop

Photo Courtesy of the West Covina Police Department. Mary Grace Trinidad’s mug shot from a drug arrest in January 2016

Staff Reports West Covina – On Feb. 16 at 8:34 a.m., a woman was arrested for abandoning her baby in a West Covina Subway sandwich shop’s bathroom after giving birth. The West Covina Police Department stated that a 9-1-1 call was received on Feb. 16 regarding a baby who was found in the restroom of […]

West Covina Appoints New City Manager

Chris Freeland

By Natalie Kim West Covina – On Sept 15, West Covina appointed Chris Freeland to the position of city manager, filling the void left by his predecessor Chris Chung. Freeland was born in West Covina, but moved to La Verne and attended Damien High School. To complete the 100-hour requisite for graduation, Freeland worked with La […]

September & October 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: Sept. & Oct. 2015 SGV Newspaper

August 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: August 2015 SGV Newspaper

The Law Offices Of Dominic Chacon

Staff Reports West Covina – More often than not, people run into some sort of legal problems in their lifetime.  Sometimes it’s hard to know who to turn to; you need the assurance that you’re getting the right advice.  The Law Offices of Dominic Chacon are here to help. Chacon graduated from Southwest University School […]

4th Of July In West Covina

Ready, Set, Fireworks!   Staff Reports West Covina – Looking for some family fun this 4th of July?  The City of West Covina and the West Covina Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) invite you to join them for a day filled with festivities! Bring your whole family and friends out on Sat., July 4, for a […]

Free Dental Cancer Screenings

By Tamika Bonner West Covina – A-Z Dental Care is using the award-winning, advanced technology of VELscope VX in the office as a part of overall dental care. The handheld device is used to detect several oral infections including viral, fungal, bacterial, cancer, and tumors. The device also detects papillomas, which is linked to HPV […]

West Covina Accepting Applications For Council Vacancy

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Staff Reports West Covina – The West Covina City Council will be accepting applications to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Councilman Steve Herfert.  The appointee will fill Herfert’s unexpired term through Nov. 3, 2015. Any West Covina resident may submit an application.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and a registered […]

The Law Offices Of Dominic Chacon

The Law Offices of Dominic Chacon are located at 2341 S. Azusa Avenue, in West Covina. They can be reached at (626) 839-8852, or visit www.ldominicchaconlaw.com.

Staff Reports West Covina – More often than not, people run into some sort of legal problems in their lifetime.  Sometimes it’s hard to know who to turn to; you need the assurance that you’re getting the right advice.  The Law Offices of Dominic Chacon are here to help. Chacon graduated from Southwest University School […]

West Covina To Host Special Olympics

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Staff Reports West Covina – On Tues., Mar. 10, the City of West Covina announced today they will host the entire Special Olympics Delegation (which includes athletes and coaches) from Nippon (Japan) as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program. Before the World Games begin on July 25, more than 7,000 athletes […]

West Covina City Manager Separation Announcement

Staff Reports West Covina – The City of West Covina City Council and Mr. Christopher J. Chung, City Manager, have reached an agreement for Mr. Chung to separate from the City of West Covina. “The City of West Covina City Council has decided to go in a different direction. I am proud of the progress […]

Local Sheriff’s Chaplain Completes Clergy Academy

Pastor Reyes

By R.G. Reyes West Covina – Pastor R.G. Reyes from New Life Ministries in West Covina – who is the local Sheriff’s Chaplain assigned to the Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station – recently completed the first 2014 Clergy Academy, held at the Lakewood Station.22 local church leaders participated in this seven-session academy. The mission of the […]

West Covina Freeway Construction Underway

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STAFF REPORTS   SGV – The Interstate 10 Freeway always seems to be jam-packed, and one area in particular will see more congestion before it gets better…but it will hopefully be worth the wait. Construction of a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lane, as well as the widening of bridges and ramp realignments along […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

STAFF REPORTS UPCOMING EVENTS: Free ESL and Citizenship Classes When: Monday through Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m.; or Monday through Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m. Where: 2100 Lerona Avenue, Rowland Heights Details: Rowland Adult & Community Education is now offering free English as a Second Language and Citizenship courses to adult students this summer due […]

San Gabriel Valley: Community Events

STAFF REPORTS   UPCOMING EVENTS: Free ESL and Citizenship Classes When: Monday through Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m.; or Monday through Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m. Where: 2100 Lerona Avenue, Rowland Heights Details: Rowland Adult & Community Education is now offering free English as a Second Language and Citizenship courses to adult students this summer […]

Walnut/West Covina: More Summer Magic

BY K.P. SANDER   Walnut/West Covina – It seems like every city has concerts or movies in the park nowadays, and Walnut and West Covina are no exception. In fact, this is a great form of entertainment, and with blankets and picnic baskets laid out to enjoy, and friends and family nearby, it is almost […]