As Good As It Gets

By Nancy Stoops   Have you ever had a moment that just feels totally perfect?  Do you ever go through chunks of time feeling so in sink with the world?  Isn’t it just wonderful when you feel that blissful momentum just carrying though.  These are the times I believe that things feel as good as […]

5 Tips to Soothe a Fussy Baby

By StatePoint If you’ve ever gone to great lengths to sooth a fussy baby, you may feel like you’ve tried every trick in the book. As most new parents learn quickly, this can be one of the most challenging aspects of caring for a little one. Keep in mind, some of the most effective methods […]

Caltrans Releases 2018 California State Rail Plan

By Caltrans District: Headquarters – Sacramento Contact: Thomas Lawrence Phone: (916) 654-3633 Contact: Tamie McGowen Phone: (916) 657-5060 SACRAMENTO — Today, Caltrans released the 2018 State Rail Plan – a bold vision for state rail that aims to boost the economy, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve safety statewide over the next 20 years. “Rail is a key part of […]

History 101

By History.com October 6, 1926: Babe Ruth sets a World Series Record On October 6, 1926, Yankee slugger Babe Ruth hits a record three homers against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth game of the World Series. The Yanks won the game 10-5, but despite Ruth’s unprecedented performance, they lost the championship in the […]

How to Recognize and Avoid College Scholarship Scams

(StatePoint) Average college costs have doubled in the last two decades, and this financial pressure along with new technologies makes today’s students particularly vulnerable to financial aid and scholarship scams. “Scammers know to take advantage of those who are stressed,” says Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO of Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship […]

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 […]

Housing Market Falters

By Nef Cortez The California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) reported that for the first time in nearly two years, the rate of home sales in California fell below the 400,000 level, with the annualized number of sales falling for the fourth straight month to 399,600.  The sales rate declined 1.8 % from July, and down […]

See the Miracles

By Melody Kraemer Do you ever wish for a miracle? Do you ever hope things would change? Do you dream about how things could be better? I use to. Every day I would pray for a miracle that my child with autism would understand and have a full conversation with me. When I asked about […]

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 […]

Help Gabriel’s Automotive and Towing Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer

Staff Reports Have you been ignoring the tell-tale sound of grinding metal that your car makes when it needs new brake pads because you just can’t afford it right now? Do you pretend not to hear the laughs or see the stares from you fellow commuters every time you approach a stop sign or traffic […]

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. […]

5 Tips to Bring Your Home’s Wi-Fi ‘Dead Zones’ to life

By StatePoint Whether it’s to stream a movie from the bedroom or lock the front door using smart home technology, you’ve likely come to expect Wi-Fi to reach every corner of your house. The reality is that there are certain locations in many homes where Internet-connected devices and smartphones are unable to receive a steady […]

History 101

September 30, 1955: James Dean Dies By History.com On this day in 1955, movie star James Dean dies at age 24 in a car crash on a California highway. Dean was driving his Porsche 550 Spyder, nicknamed “Little Bastard,” headed to a car race in Salinas, California, with his mechanic Rolf Wuetherich, when they were involved in […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 09/29/18

The Weekly News covers community news for Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Walnut, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire.Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: ALL.2018-29-09.WeeklyNews