Diamond Bar Housing Market Falters Too!

By Nef Cortez I wrote last week on the California housing market as reported by the California Association of Realtors’ (C.A.R.) on the subject of the statewide faltering housing market in California.  The data showed that for first time in nearly two years, the rate of home sales in California fell below the 400,000 level for […]

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 […]

Dinner 2 Lunch: Cook it once, eat it twice!

Dinner- Sriracha Pork Chops                 Lunch- Banh Mi Sandwiches   By Hello Fresh   Servings: 4 DINNER- Cooking Time: 40 mins, Nutrition: 610 Calories LUNCH- Cooking Time: 5 mins, Nutrition: 500 Calories Ingredients:   Scallions- 4 Carrots- 2 Pork Chops- 36 oz Soy Sauce- 4 tbsp Sriracha- 10 tsp Sugar Snap Peas- 12 oz Sour […]

Parents: How to Build Empathy and Prevent Bullying

By StatePoint Sixty-two percent of 9 to 11-year-olds say they have been bullied at least “once or twice,” according to a recent national survey. The survey, commissioned by the Cartoon Network and designed by VJR Consulting in consultation with the Making Caring Common project (MCC) at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, found that the […]

Unhappy Gut? Some People Suffer for Years Before Seeing a Doctor

By StatePoint Abdominal pain? Diarrhea? An estimated 16 million Americans live with a type of irritable bowel syndrome called IBS-D (the D stands for diarrhea), and it affects both men and women almost equally. However, only 30 percent of individuals consult a physician about their symptoms. Why is that? “People who experience symptoms of IBS-D […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 10/06/18

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: 2018.06.10-.WeeklyNews

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 […]

Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

with Snappy Asparagus   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 610 Calories Ingredients:   Asparagus- 12 oz Garlic- 4 cloves Scallions- 4 Ginger- 2 thumbs Basmati Rice- 1 1/2 cups Soy Sauce- 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce- 4 tbsp Sirloin Steak Tips- 24 oz White Sesame Seeds- 2 tbsp     […]

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 […]