Looks Like It’s NO On Measure H

By Michael Armijo   Chino – Chino has spoken and their voice was heard. NO on H won, so this means there will be no zone changes for the proposed property and general plan. Yesterday, Tuesday, July 11, a special election was held for the city of Chino registered voters to vote on Measure H, […]

DB Auto Burglary

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – An auto burglary was reported last week at Steep Canyon Trail near the hiking trail, residents reported. “Just a heads up, my daughter went hiking (Monday) morning and her car was broken into,” said Gabriel Amaya on social media, who is a long time resident of Diamond Bar. “We’ve […]

Brush Fire In Walnut

Staff Reports Walnut, CA – Last Monday, July 10th, about 40 firefighters battled a small brushfire in Walnut, knocking down the blaze that endangered homes in about a half hour, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Fire Inspector, Gustavo Medina, said the first-alarm fire, which was reported right after 3 p.m., burned a quarter acre […]

Straight Talk With Danice

Dear Danice Akiyoshi ND, I have a friend who is constantly competing with me.  I hope you can help me understand her.  When I got a new car, within 3 months she got a new car.  When I changed my hair color and style, she attempted to duplicate my exact look.  When I got a […]

Fireworks Branded Violations

Staff Reports Inland Empire – Fireworks in Chino Hills, which are all illegal, resulted in on citations being issued, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Diamond Bar had nothing to report as of press time. But between 6 p.m. and 12 a.m., the Chino Police Department in collaboration with the Chino Valley Fire District issued 64 […]

Two Men Injured in Gun Accident at Prado Olympic Shooting Park in Chino

Staff Reports   Chino – After a gun was accidentally discharged, a man in his 30s was shot in the hip at Prado Olympic Shooting Range Park, according to a Chino Valley Fire District news release. Firefighters responded at 1:13 p.m. to a report of an accidental discharge at the range, the release stated. One […]

Diamond Bar Oil Recycling

Courtesy City of Diamond Bar   Diamond Bar –The City has kicked off its Oil Recycling Campaign by alerting residents of the 3 easy disposal methods for residents. With curbside, door pickup and local drop off services, the campaign aims to raise awareness by way of public outreach efforts, messages in a variety of media, […]

Registration for Mt. SAC Fall Classes Begins July 12

Staff Reports Walnut–– Online registration for Mt. SAC’s fall semester credit classes begins July 12.  Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 28. All credit students must register for classes online through the My Mt. SAC Portal at my.mtsac.edu. New students must submit an admission application online. For students who do not have computer access, computers and […]

Measure H On July 11 Ballot

By Marissa Mitchell and Michael Armijo Chino – This coming Tuesday, July 11, a special election will be held for the city of Chino registered voters to vote on Measure H, which will amend the general plan the Chino Municipal Code. The Special Election will be held to submit Measure H to voters within the City of […]

Local Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

Staff Reports Chino – The “AK-47” bank robber who shot and wounded a local police officer back in 2012 was caught this week in another state. He is also accused of a string of bank robberies throughout the country. He was dubbed the “AK-47 Bandit” by FBI agents because in each robbery, the suspect brandishes […]

Mt. Sac Chosen For Olympic Trials

By Michael Armijo Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College’s new incoming stadium was chosen for the 2020 U.S. Olympic track and field trials, making this event an Olympic site for the first time in Southern California since 1984 when the games were held at the Coliseum. The Walnut stadium was chosen in an 11-2 vote […]

Walnut Teen Killed in West Covina Crash

Staff Reports Walnut –Wednesday morning, a 17-year-old student was killed when a vehicle he was driving collided with a tree on the center divider on Nogales Street. According to local reports, Ali S. Rizvi died when the minivan he was driving crashed into a tree on Nogales Street between Francesca Drive and Shadow Oak Drive. […]

Fire in DB: 1 Dead

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A man in his 50’s was found in a fire at a Diamond Bar home early this morning but was pronounced dead at the scene, LA County fire department officials said. Around 4 am this morning in the 23400 block of Wagon Trail Road fire fighters arrived to flames coming […]

Suzanne Middle School Robotics Team Takes First Place

By Kelli Gile WALNUT, CA—Suzanne Middle School’s Wolf Corp robotics team has capped off a successful year by taking the top award during the 2017 Razorback International Competition. Wolf Corp won the 1st place Overall Core Values Award at the tournament held at the University of Arkansas last month. During the competition, the robot scored […]

Lakers Meet With Local Basketball Star

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Chino Hills resident, former Chino Hills High standout, and former UCLA star Lonzo Ball was interviewed and worked out with the professional NBA team Los Anglees Lakers last week, the team he had said he would prefer to play with. The Lakers have the number two pick in next […]

Dry Cleaner Robbed

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – A Diamond Bar dry cleaner was robbed Monday at gunpoint, but only fleeing with $50, LA County Sheriff Sergeant Mark Saldecke confirmed. Country Cleaners, located on Golden Springs and Lemon Ave in Diamond Bar, was robbed when a man in his 30’s wearing a dark shirt and carrying a […]

Lakers Meet With Local Basketball Star

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Chino Hills resident, former Chino Hills High standout, and former UCLA star Lonzo Ball was interviewed and worked out with the professional NBA team Los Anglees Lakers last week, the team he had said he would prefer to play with. The Lakers have the number two pick in next […]

HS Stars Recognized

By Kelli Gile, WVUSD WALNUT, CA– Outstanding students and community members from local high schools received special tributes during this month’s Board Meeting. Walnut High senior Sarah Kim was honored with the Super Star Senior Award. “Sarah has done a lot of great things in her four years at our school,” said Principal Brandon Dade. […]

DB Adopts Budget

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Diamond Bar City Council last month adopted a $26 million balanced general fund budget for the coming fiscal year. Considered one of largest budgets in the City’s 26-year history, the budget provides for ongoing operations with no cuts in service levels and an anticipated year-end $1 million surplus. City Council […]

Mustang Evan Sentoso Named CIF Scholar Athlete

By Kelli GIle WALNUT, CA–Walnut High senior Evan Sentoso has been selected as a 2017 CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The scholarship award identifies student-athletes who excel in the classroom, athletics, and are strong contributors to their schools and communities. Sentoso is a two-sport athlete participating in cross country and track and field. His commitment […]