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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

WVUSD Trustees Recognize Students, Parents For Making A Difference

 By Kelli Gile WALNUT—Super star students and parent volunteers from Maple Hill and Westhoff elementary schools were honored by the Walnut Valley USD Board of Trustees on April 19. In addition, the Board recognized 14 talented young artists named winners in the 2017 Music K-8 Magazine Cover Contest and the 2017 Board Representatives. Maple Hill […]

Cinco De Mayo and Mothers Day Are Coming!

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Looking for a reason to enjoy delicious Mexican cuisine?  Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo on, you guessed, Friday May 5, and Mothers Day the weekly after at The Whole Enchilada – where you can get a taste of authenticity and enjoy a wonderful experience in a family atmosphere. From […]

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 […]

Man Convicted For Murder May Avoid Life

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – A man accused of killing a gas station attendant over 20 years ago was convicted last week in the two decade old murder may avoid serving a life sentence because he was a teenager at the time, authorities said Tuesday. Lino Jesus Acero, now 38, was 17 years old […]

The Clock On The Kitchen Wall

By Mark Hopper We have clocks all over our house.  There are clocks in the bedrooms and in the living room.  There are also digital displays that show the time on our cable box and kitchen applicances.  Everyone who has a smart phone not only has a clock but also a calendar! In our house, […]

Gas Prices Are Dropping In Diamond Bar

By Marissa Mitchell Diamond Bar – Gas prices have dropped for the 11th consecutive day in the San Gabriel Valley, according to AAA. On Wednesday, Los Angeles County gas prices dropped another half-cent to $3.036. This is following a nine-day consistent decrease in prices, adding to 2.7 cents. While the average price per gallon is […]

Former K-Mart Center Gets Renovated

By Marissa Mitchell Diamond Bar – Many citizens in the city of Diamond Bar are wondering just what is going on at Diamond Bar Boulevard (where the “old K-Mart” used to reside), and there is thankfully some new revealing information. While the property is managed by private owners, construction is currently underway. According to Community […]

$30,000 Reward Offered For Diamond Bar Couples Murders

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – Supervisor Janice Hahn announced last Wednesday 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. In addition, the City of Diamond Bar approved an additional $10,000 reward, totaling $30,000 in reward money. On October 20, 2016, […]

Student Selected as a Disney Summer of Service Winner

By YSA  Diamond Bar– Srijani Krishnan, an eighth grade student from Chaparral Middle School, Diamond Bar, CA has been awarded a Disney Summer of Service grant through YSA (Youth Service America). The grant will support Srijani’s in leading a community service project “Partnering with Pollinators” that addresses the issue of reduction in the pollinators count […]

A Fun/Walk Run in DB

Promoting a Healthy Outing for Kids and Adults By DB Community Foundation Diamond Bar- The Diamond Bar Community Foundation is hosting its second annual 1K Run 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the South Coast AQMD, located at 21865 Copley Dr. in Diamond Bar. Funds raised from this event will be used to […]

Giving From The Heart

  ByWVUSD  DIAMOND BAR- Beanies, Food & Friends (BFF) is an initiative started by Castle Rock Elementary second grade teachers Jill Wilson-Fairbanks and Rosemarie Alvarez, who thought it would be nice to make beanies for women going through chemotherapy. For the past several weeks, the new group has been gathering in Wilson-Fairbanks’ classroom each Monday […]

Safe Drug Drop Off Program

By Walnut/DB Sheriff’s Station Do not flush unused, unwanted, and expired medications down the toilet or put them in drains! How should I dispose of my medications? For your convenience, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department offers a Safe Drug Drop Off program where both controlled and non-controlled substances are accepted. Take medications/drugs to the […]

DBHS to stage ‘Songs for a New World’

By WVUSD DIAMOND BAR-The Diamond Bar High School Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season with a production of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World. The show times are February 24, and 25 at 7p.m. and February 26 at 4 p.m. in the Diamond Bar High School theater. Tickets are $15 for students and $18 for […]

City Council Recap

By Natalie Kim   Diamond Bar – The February 7 Diamond Bar City Council meeting began following a closed study session. During the study session, the Council continued to discuss standards concerning communication and marketing designs, and selected a City logo. The Council also discussed the statewide election update SB 415, which requires cities to move […]

Stroke of Luck

Chaparral grandfather painting murals, portraits around campus  By WVUSD  DIAMOND BAR-School volunteers enrich the lives of Walnut Valley students in countless ways – by giving of their time in classrooms, organizing fundraisers and events, and through financial contributions that provide enrichment opportunities on every campus. Cornelis Greive, an 84-year-old grandfather, is leaving a lasting legacy […]