“Protect Chino” Launches Prop H Campaign

By Marissa Mitchell Chino, CA – There is a grass-roots group – “Protect Chino No on H” – campaigning against a large housing development that will be built if passed on special ballot July 11. Developer D.R. Horton plans to build 180 homes in north Chino if the special election ballot passes. There is vehement […]

City of Chino Hills Launches Mobile App

Staff Reports   Chino Hills, CA – The City of Chino Hills is proud to announce the launch of a customized App for Chino Hills residents and visitors. The official City of Chino Hills App is now available for free in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Marketplace for Android. Residents and visitors […]

Remembering Pomona Police Officer Daniel Fraembs

Pomona PD End of Watch: Saturday, May 11, 1996 Pomona Police Officer Daniel Fraembs was shot and killed while checking on three suspicious subjects, two male gang members and a female, in an industrial area of Pomona on May 11, 1996. As Officer Fraembs patted down the first male suspect the second man was able […]

Mustang Signing Day

Walnut High athletes make college commitments official  By Kelli Gile WALNUT, CA—Walnut High School celebrated seven elite athletes who have received scholarships to play college sports during a lunchtime ceremony on Wednesday. Bella Amezcua – soccer, Jacob Garcia, Royce Labuguen, Frankie Zamarripa, and Brandon Godoy – baseball, Malia Avila – track, and Mia Dow – […]

BOS Renews $30,000 Reward For Couples Murders

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Board of Supervisor (BOS) Janice Hahn’s announcement March 18 for a reward of $20,000 for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a Diamond Bar couple’s murder was renewed this week as the board approved the motion. In addition, the City of Diamond Bar […]

DB Woman Pinned By Car

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A Diamond Bar woman was sent to the hospital after she was pinned by a car in at her home in Diamond Bar. While teaching her teenage son to drive, the woman got of the car while inside the garage and walked in front of the car. The teenager, her […]

Safety Tips From LASD

By Captain Alfred Reyes Walnut – As your Walnut Diamond Bar Sheriff Captain, I would like to encourage you to be proactive in your community as honorary “volunteers” in helping our community remain safe. We would like to promote a few safety tips you should find helpful: 1.      Don’t become a victim of mail theft.  […]

4 Chino Residents, 1 CH Resident Arrested For Attempted Burglary

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Five area residents were arrested this week by Chino Hills Police when they were caught attempting to burglarize a home and apprehended at gunpoint. Garret Rogers, 19, Ruben Medivil, 19, and Roberto Alonso Salmon, 18, all of Chino, Joaquin Leonardo Salmon Garcia, 20 from Chino Hills, and a 17 […]

Woman Charged With Murder In DUI Crash That Killed Child

By SBSD   SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.  – A 34-year-old Redlands woman has been charged with murder and multiple counts in connection with a DUI crash in San Bernardino that killed 3-year-old Michael Flores. Crystal Fuentes was arrested Thursday after striking and killing the child who was crossing Base Line Street in a crosswalk with his […]

Sheriff Department Recognizes Volunteers

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar, CA – Last week the Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club hosted their 27th Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Diamond Bar Country Club, to a crowded room of over 105 guests. The night honored volunteers who have given their time and energy to assisting the department on a volunteer basis. […]

Cyclist Found Dead In Chino Hills State Park

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – A 42-year old Downey resident was found dead in the Chino Hills State Park last Monday around 2 pm after he was reported missing the night before. Sokha Pho, 42, of Downey, was reported missing by his family after he failed to return home from his bike ride on […]

Accident Sends Two to Hospital

By Michael Armijo Chino – An accident on Pipeline and Schafer Wednesday morning sent two people to the hospital when a car hit a box truck pushing it on its side and into a light pole. At about 6:05 am Wednesday morning Maria Hernandez, 30, of Ontario was traveling west bound on Shafer Avenue in […]

College Degrees, Certificates Pay Dividends City of Walnut

By Mike Taylor WALNUT––Earning a community college degree or certificate continues to deliver a remarkable return on investment, according to a report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Based on information gleamed from the Chancellor’s Office Salary ,students who earn an associate’s degree more than double their annual pre-degree wages after two years and […]

Gang Member Sentenced To 80 Years To Life For Murder

SBC PD SAN BERNARDINO. – A documented gang member with a prior strike conviction has been sentenced to 80 years to life in state prison for the murder of 25-year-old Roy Craddock. Juan Fuentes, 26, of San Bernardino, was sentenced Friday at the San Bernardino Justice Center by Superior Court Judge J. David Mazurek after […]

Historic Planes of Fame Airshow Being Sued for “Obstruction” of Businesses

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino – A lawsuit recently filed is seeking to stop the historic airshow held annually at the Planes of Fame Air Museum. The air show is scheduled to take place on May 6 and 7 at Chino Airport. The suit alleges that the event “obstructs and impedes” other tenants’ business operations, […]

Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station Golf Tourney Successful

By Marissa Mitchell Walnut/Diamond Bar – Walnut and Diamond Bar Sheriffs stations recently held their annual Booster Club Golf Tournament. The tournament was successful and another testament to the support, both monetary and action-based, behind the station. Not only do the funds help generally, but the funds aid specifically the volunteer and auxiliary programs within […]

78-Year Old Hiker Dies On Beloved Mountain

By Marissa Mitchell San Dimas, CA – After days of searching, rescuers discovered the body of missing hiker Suek “Sam” Kim on Mount Baldy this past Tuesday afternoon, April 11th. The 78-year-old had climbed Mount Baldy, Los Angeles County’s highest peak and the fourth tallest in Southern California, over 800 times, according to reports. San […]

2 Die and 4 Injured in Church Parking Lot Accident

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino – A man driving a sports utility vehicle (SUV) struck six people in a church parking lot on Sunday, April 9, killing two and injuring four. Police say it was not terrorist-related. The crash occurred at 7 p.m. in the parking lot of East Sarang Community Church, locate at 5540 […]

Prior Chino Hills City Hall Being Bought Out By Private Owner

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino Hills – On April 4, the Chino Hills Planning Commission met to discuss the plan that private owner Trumark Homes is requesting approval of for the area over which previously stood Chino Hills City Hall. Due to various issues with municipal code and site plan reviews, the hearing was continued […]

Distracted Driving: Be Aware! A Month of Enforcement

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and CHP officers will be acting accordingly in and around the Diamond Bar Area. This past week, April 5th was an enforcement day, as will be April 19th. Officers will be on the look out to give citations. Moreover, officers have been and […]