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New Young Walnut Mayor

Staff Reports Walnut – Andrew Rodriguez was announced as the City of Walnut’s 31st Mayor on July 10, 2019.  He is expected to be sworn in at the next Walnut City Council Meeting.  Rodriguez was first elected to the Walnut City Council on April 12, 2016.  He is the youngest City Councilmember ever elected in Walnut’s 57-year history and is one of […]

The Name of a Road

By Pastor Mark Hopper I love history and biographies. I enjoy learning about the lives of people and their journeys through life. It is fascinating to learn how a road or a street got its name. Recently I was driving down a major road in Scottsdale, Arizona and the saw a sign on a side […]

Voortman’s Egg Ranch: Farm Fresh Eggs for 60 Years

Staff Reports 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 has […]

DB Church Volunteer Arrested for Sexual Misconduct

Staff Reports Diamond Bar– A volunteer for a church in Diamond Bar was arrested after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old girl. Chee Lim Chook, 55, was arrested and charged with seven felonies and one misdemeanor, including oral copulation with a minor, unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, digital penetration of a minor, and oral […]

Choose, Connect & See the Difference at Walnut Hills Optometry

Staff Reports Walnut– For decades, Walnut Hills Optometry has taken excellent care of the vision needs of the communities of Walnut, West Covina, Diamond Bar, and Chino Hills and La Puente, Rowland Heights, Hacienda Heights and Whittier. The quality of service and care provided by the doctor have patients gladly traveling from all over the […]

Creating Classroom Magic

Collegewood Elementary Students Become Word Surgeons By Kelli Gile WALNUT—Walnut Valley USD elementary teachers have been on the hunt for buried treasure in classrooms this year. The vast riches they have been uncovering are not rare gold coins, but the spark in their students’ eyes and a new enthusiasm for learning. These daring and adventurous […]

Mt. SAC Employee Contract Not Resolved

Staff Reports Walnut– Mt. Sac faculty and administrators have been negotiating for over a year now over a divisive issue: a proposed change to their health insurance plan. What’s proposed is a move for Mt. Sac Faculty Association members form the State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) to Self-Insured Schools of California. The concern for […]

The SGV-IE News Complete Edition: April 2019

The SGV-IE News covers local news for Walnut, Diamond Bar, Chino, Chino Hills and the surrounding areas. Click the following link to access the complete issue in pdf format: https://anaprdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/2019-04-sgvienews.pdf

SGV-IE News: Complete Edition March 2019

The SGV-IE News covers local news for Walnut, Diamond Bar, Chino, Chino Hills and the surrounding areas. Click the following link to access the complete issue in pdf format: https://anaprdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/2019-03-sgvienews.pdf

WVUSD Joins Great Kindness Challenge

By Kelli Gile Walnut- Kindness is contagious. It can begin as a warm smile or simple “thank you” and grow to include good deeds that create a culture of kindness. For the second consecutive year, all 15 Walnut Valley USD schools joined the Great Kindness Challenge, earning the official Kindness Certified School District badge. Over […]

The SGV-IE News Complete Edition: February 2019

The SGV-IE News covers local news for Walnut, Diamond Bar, Chino, Chino Hills and the surrounding areas. Click the following link to access the complete issue in pdf format: https://anaprdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/2019-02-sgvienews.pdf

Sheriff’s Deputy Killed by DUI Driver

By City of Chino Chino – Twenty-Eight year old San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas O’Loughlin of Chino Hills was killed in an off-duty traffic collision in the early morning of February 17, 2019. Officers responded to the intersection of Edison and Euclid Avenues at 12:31 a.m. for a report of a traffic collision. The […]

1983 Murder Case is Back in News

Governor Brown Orders Retesting of Evidence By Izabella Salinas Chino Hills- In his last days in office, Governor Jerry Brown ordered retesting of four pieces of evidence from a 1983 Chino Hills murder case. 35 years ago, a man named Kevin Cooper was convicted for the murders of Doug and Peggy Ryen, their daughter Jessica, […]

SGV-IE News Complete Print Edition: January 2019

I-15/Limonite Avenue Lane & Ramp Closures

By City of Eastvale Contractor will be closing the freeway ramps and the Limonite Avenue Bridge on Tuesday and Thursday, January 15 and 17, 2019 from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am. The closures on Thursday, January 17, 2019 will only be used if the work is not completed on Tuesday.

Attitude is Everything

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

By Nancy Stoops Do you see a half filled glass as half empty or as half full?  Do you tend to see what’s wrong with your life or do you focus on what is right with your life?  Would you consider yourself a negative person or a positive person?  Do you wake up everyday being […]

Lost in New York City

By Mark Hopper      Recently, my wife and I had the opportunity to travel to New York City.  I had been there 30 years ago on a trip with my father and my wife had been there about 20 years ago with two girl friends. But, we had never been in New York City […]

Sausage recalled due to metal contamination

Jimmy Dean sausage recalled due to metal contamination 9:58 AM EST December 11, 2018 Courtesy CNN A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links after five people called the US Food Safety and Inspection Service to let them […]

Life Insurance: What Everyone Needs to Know

By Statepoint No matter if you’re single or married, in your twenties or your forties, a parent or not, life insurance coverage is important in ways you may not realize, and costs less than you’d expect. And experts now stress that employer-sponsored coverage typically isn’t sufficient to cover most people’s needs. “Living your best life […]

December 1, 1955: Rosa Parks Ignites Bus Boycot

By History.com In Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks is jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city’s racial segregation laws. The successful Montgomery Bus Boycott, organized by a young Baptist minister named Martin Luther King, Jr., followed Park’s historic act of civil disobedience. “The mother of the […]