Local News: Lt. McDonald Retires After 53 Years of Dedicated Service to Pomona PD

Lt. Ronald McDonald

By Pomona PD Lieutenant Ronald McDonald retires today after more than 53 years of service to the Pomona Police Department and the residents of Pomona.  Ronald began his policing career in 1965. At the time, the Pomona Police Department had its own police academy where Ronald was a graduate of the Pomona Police Academy Class #8.  […]

Walnut Hills Optometry, Stop In and SEE the Difference

By Anthony Saude 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 […]

Man Pistol Tied Up By 3 Suspects During Home Invasion

By SBSD On Monday, October 1, 2018, at approximately 2:09 am, deputies from the Fontana Sheriff’s Station responded to a 9-1-1 call involving a robbery and an assault at a truck yard. When deputies arrived, they located a victim with a head wound sitting in the front of the driveway. The victim told deputies, he […]

Shooting in La Puente

LAPD La Puente -Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives continue to investigate the shooting of a male adult that occurred on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at approximately 7:13 p.m., on the 200 block of N. 2nd Street, La Puente. Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Industry Station, responded to the 200 block […]

Santa Ana Youth Pastor Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Minor

By Santa Ana PD   SAPD Dets. Arrest Youth Pastor for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Minor, Believe There May Be Additional Victims On October 2, 2018, Santa Ana Police Detectives arrested Jonathan Lamont Jenkins (57-years-old), a resident of Riverside, for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Jenkins has been a youth pastor at the […]

Annual “GREAT SHAKEOUT” Set for October 18th

All citizens, businesses, and communities in the Inland Empire encouraged participate   California — Following FEMA’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout the Inland Empire and California will participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. Held annually on the third Thursday of October, the International ShakeOut Day is set for Thursday, October […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gustavo Villalobos for commercial burglary

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – On August 15, at approximately 7:49 a.m., deputies from the Chino Hills Station responded to the report of a commercial burglary at Derenzis & Associates located at 5857 Pine Ave. The suspects used a pry bare to gain entry into the building by removing a window. The suspects made […]

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 […]

Go Human to Connecting Chino Community Festival

City of Chino Chino – The City of Chino and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Go Human campaign invite residents and visitors to bike, walk, skate or roll to Connecting Chino, a free open streets event to be held on Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The goal of the event is to allow […]

Illegal Marijuana Grow Inside Vacant Home

By Anthony Saude Pomona – On Tuesday, September 18th at 11:44am, the Pomona Police Department Patrol Division received a call about a possible fire in a residential area. Officers were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival they discovered a downed power line. The power line let to a residence at 1055 Groff St. At that […]

Full STEAM Ahead!

South Pointe students learn coding from ‘Scratch’ By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar–South Pointe Middle School 7th graders are immersed in learning coding concepts in a STEAM 2 course. This week, students have been busy designing interactive stories and games with Scratch, an online programming community. “All students, some having no experience with coding, are given an […]

Vejar Elementary 4th grade celebrates the Golden State

California Day! By Kelli Gile Walnut – Vejar Elementary fourth graders are becoming map masters while learning about California’s unique coastal beaches, mountains, central valley, and desert regions. To wrap up the recent geography studies, an entire day was devoted to paying tribute to the Golden State on Monday. “California history is the heart of fourth […]

Chino Hills Photo, Essay, Poster Deadline October 5

Staff Reports Chino Hills – The twenty first annual family poster, essay, and photo contest ends on October 5you’re your entries submitted. Young artists from kindergarten through high school are invited to submit entries to the 21st Annual Celebrate the Family Poster, Essay, and Photo Contest. Entries are due by Friday, October 5. Participants must […]