A Small Box

By Mark Hopper I think most husbands have difficulty finding gifts for their wife.  After many years of marriage, it is hard to think of something new and creative to give her. From a husband’s perspective,  most wives who have been married for 25 or 30 years have everything they need.  We have been married 45 years!  What […]

“Our Everything”

By Pastor Dennis Morales “The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”Psalm 18:2 David, the author of this Psalm, writes eight titles referencing God and His reliability.  He experienced God’s hand of protection and […]

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 – […]

Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Sampa

By Staff Reports   Walnut– Right here in Walnut, people are discovering the secrets of one of the world’s most proven and effective ground-fighting and self-defense martial art: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Sampa Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy not only teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but kickboxing and fitness boot camp classes are also available for adults and kids. However, their […]

Why Buy Now!

By Nef Cortez Real Estate Values in Diamond Bar and Chino Hills Have now surpassed the price points they reached at the height of the market in 2006.  They had a precipitous fall from that point down to levels not seen since 2002. Since real estate cycles are more pronounced in California than other parts […]

Wal-Mart Supercenter Being Built in Eastvale

Eastvale municipality leaders have approved the development of a Walmart supercenter. By Marissa Mitchell Eastvale – A new Wal-Mart Supercenter will be built in the city of Eastvale, as ratified by city council members. The Supercenter at large will feature Walmart and other stores, bearing the name “Eastvale Crossings” On April 26, the project was […]

Straight Talk With Danice

Dear Danice Akiyoshi, My boyfriend and I moved in together 9 months ago. He is supposed to keep our cars clean and the outside of our house looking nice at all times.  He is also supposed to supply our dinner every other week.  My job is to keep the inside of the house clean and […]

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 […]

History 101

History.com MAY 14, 1804 : LEWIS AND CLARK DEPART One year after the United States doubled its territory with the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition leaves St. Louis, Missouri, on a mission to explore the Northwest from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Even before the U.S. government concluded purchase negotiations with […]

Be Proud To Be Unique

By Nancy Stoops I have always looked for the unique in this world.  Growing up I always heard how different I was and how differently I did things.  I take pride in being unique and not wanting to be ordinary.  For me, being unique has always given me a silent inner strength, never a weakness. […]

OurWeeklyNews.com Complete Edition 5.13.17

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: Weekly.May13.2017

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 […]

Gold Ribbon Schools

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Win State’s Highest Academic Honor  By Kelli Gile WALNUT, CA–Diamond Bar and Walnut high schools have been recognized as 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools. State Superintendent of Public Education Tom Torlakson announced last week that 275 middle and high schools across the state received this year’s honor, out of nearly 500 […]

Do You Practice Safe Sun Habits?

By StatePoint Summertime is all about trips to the pool, beach and park. And it also means time spent in the sun. Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation, making proper sun protection a must. As you enjoy time outdoors, […]

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.  […]

Real Estate: To Buy or Not to Buy?

By Nef Cortez I wrote in last week’s article regarding the continuing increase in the median sales price of homes across the US, as well as locally here in Diamond Bar and Chino Hills. In retrospect, the investor who purchased a single family home in one of these two cities in 2012 appears to be […]

A Perfect Mother’s Day in Three Simple Steps

By StatePoint It’s the things that she seems to do so effortlessly that make a Mom special: the encouraging words at the perfect time, the small affectionate gesture when you need it most, the thoughtful advice that only she could provide. This Mother’s Day, follow these three simple steps to show Mom how much you […]

Getting The Kids To School

By Pastor Mark Hopper I have often said that no one works harder that a mother with young children.  These remarkable women get kids up and fed and dressed.  They get them fed again, bathed and back to bed again.  Mothers rarely get a break from their busy routine. An old word of wisdom says, […]

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 […]