Pomona Police Conduct Major Crime Sweep

Staff Reports POMONA – This past weekend, the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (M.C.T.F.) coordinated a multi-agency enforcement operation named “Home for the Holidays.” The purpose of the annual holiday operation was to reduce criminal activity in high crime areas within Pomona. According to police reports, 30 probation and 20 parole compliance checks […]

CHP Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

Fontana man charged with attempted murder of a Peace Officer Staff Reports Baldwin Park – In the early morning hours of Sept. 11, CHP Baldwin Park area Officers conducted an enforcement stop on a Cadillac Escalade for an impaired driving investigation. During the stop, the driver attempted to murder the officer by firing a semi-automatic, […]

San Gabriel Valley Organizations Honored

Kaiser Permanente BPMC Awards Nearly $300,000 in Community Benefit Grants Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center recently hosted a Community Benefit Partner Reception to award and recognize 34 local nonprofit organizations from the San Gabriel Valley with community benefit grants totaling close to $300,000. “Kaiser Permanente is driven by our […]

Walnut: Big Wins For Mt. SAC Students

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College vocational education student, Troy Majeska, won a silver medal at the SkillsUSA 51st Annual National Leadership Conference competition, June 22-27, in Louisville, KY. Majeska, of La Habra, won the silver medal in the Residential Systems Installation competition, facing five competitors from other colleges across the nation. […]

BP Free Pet Clinic

Residents urged to tap into free clinic before funds are depleted Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Commuters and passersby may have recognized a pattern of puppies, kittens, dogs and cats pouncing on the perimeter of Morgan Park in recent weeks. That’s because local residents are taking advantage of an opportunity to care for their pet’s […]

New Services At DB Medical Offices

Kaiser Permanente expands with green features to help reduce environmental impacts By Maria Lengerke Herrington Diamond Bar – Kaiser Permanente hosted a reception on June 4 to celebrate the expansion and new services offered at its Diamond Bar Medical Offices, located at 1336 Bridge Gate Drive.  More than 120 representatives from local businesses, including city […]

Assemblyman Hernández Recognizes Local Athlete

La Puente’s Blanca Ramirez receives this year’s Dynamic Youth Award   Staff Reports La Puente – On Mon., May 4, Assemblyman Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) – representing the 48th District – joined members of the Latino Legislative Caucus to honor distinguished Latinos from across the State making an impact in their communities at the 14th […]

Free Dental Cancer Screenings

By Tamika Bonner West Covina – A-Z Dental Care is using the award-winning, advanced technology of VELscope VX in the office as a part of overall dental care. The handheld device is used to detect several oral infections including viral, fungal, bacterial, cancer, and tumors. The device also detects papillomas, which is linked to HPV […]

Mt. SAC Students Win 15 HOSA Medals

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College health career students won a total of 15 medals, including nine gold medals and four silver medals, at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference held March 25 – 30 in Sacramento. More than 2,500 students competed at the state competition. Daniel Lee […]

Community Events

Staff Reports UPCOMING EVENTS: Fit Food Fundamentals When:  Beginning weekly, Thursdays now through Feb. 12.  The last session will occur on Fri., Feb. 20, and the teens will serve a healthy meal to seniors during a dinner and a movie, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Where:  Walnut Senior Center, 21215 La Puente Road, Walnut Details:  Teens, […]

Community Events

Staff Reports UPCOMING EVENTS: Pomona Inner City Homeless Ministry Dinner When:  The 4th Saturday monthly:  Jan. 24, Feb., 28, Mar. 28 Where:  First Baptist Church of Pomona, 601 N. Garey Ave., Pomona Details:  Come help serve the homeless and economically disadvantaged at monthly dinners.  Volunteers meet in E202 (2nd Floor) at 12 noon for prayer/devotion, […]

Chino Area Crime

Staff Reports   Chino/Chino Hills – On Tues., Jan. 5, a juvenile female contacted School Resource Officer, Deputy Marlene Thompson, at Ayala High School in Chino Hills.  She advised Thompson of ongoing physical and mental abuse that she has suffered at her residence in Chino. Fontana Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives initiated an investigation and identified […]

Murder At Motel 6 Pomona

Staff Reports Pomona – On Sat., Nov. 29 at approximately 8:40 p.m., Pomona Police Officers responded to a disturbance at the Motel 6 on the 2400 block of South Garey Avenue. At the scene they discovered an adult female, deceased in one of the rooms.            According to the Pomona Police Department, Yvette Silva was found […]

Diamond Bar: Read Together Diamond Bar 2014

By Kathleen Newe Diamond Bar – Read Together Diamond Bar 2014 was a resounding success for literacy in the community.   There were many interesting events planned during October and the community participation was great. Thanks to all who participated in any of the events. The winning book for Read Together Diamond Bar 2014 was True Notebooks: A […]

San Gabriel Vally: Water Supply Emergency Declared in SG Basin

Staff Reports SGV – It’s no secret that we are experiencing a severe drought, and that water is in short supply, but the Main San Gabriel Basin has been pushed to record lows. Groundwater levels in the Basin will continue to drop if this coming winter does not provide above average rainfall and significant amounts […]

Eastvale: Bond Measure Will Help Build Local Schools

BY MICHAEL ARMIJO   Eastvale – A bond measure proposed by the Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) will provide significant help to the overcrowding issue that the fast growing population of Eastvale has been facing these past few years. “I am frustrated that I can’t get into my “home” school in our city; the school […]

West Covina Freeway Construction Underway

STAFF REPORTS   SGV – The Interstate 10 Freeway always seems to be jam-packed, and one area in particular will see more congestion before it gets better…but it will hopefully be worth the wait. Construction of a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lane, as well as the widening of bridges and ramp realignments along […]

Walnut/Diamond Bar: Patch.com Suffers Massive Layoffs

BY GLENN FREEMAN Walnut/Diamond Bar – Just two weeks after an abrupt announcement in mid-January that AOL was partnering with Hale Global to run its troubled Patch.com network of hyper-local community news sites, the joint venture laid off hundreds of staff members.  With media reports saying upwards of 80 to 90 percent of the staff […]

I-10/I-605 Freeway Connector Closures Scheduled

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) and San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) as part of the Interchange Improvement Project. The following schedule will be in effect, weather permitting: On Thursday, Jan. 16, the following will be closed: • 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. – Two lanes […]

Chino Hills: New City Manager Hired

BY GLENN FREEMAN – Chino Hills – Following an extensive, two-month process involving 82 applicants, the City of Chino Hills hired Konradt “Rad” Bartlam as the City’s new City Manager. The appointment came during a special City Council meeting held on Jan. 8, 2014. Bartlam comes to Chino Hills from Lodi, California, where he served […]