DB School Uses Global Connection

By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar –Chaparral Middle School 8th grader Izzy Reedy and a dozen classmates learned about culture, education, weather, and even sports in Tanzania this year. But, it wasn’t by opening a textbook or conducting research on a computer. The Diamond Bar students gained knowledge through a global connection with the Gyekrum Arusha […]

DB Film Permits

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – The city of Diamond Bar contracts with FilmLA to provide streamlined permit processing for all commercial filming and still photography. Guidelines include All commercial filming and/or still photography within city limits requires a film permit. Permit applications must be submitted at least three working days prior to start date to allow for review by […]

DB Fire Contained By Park

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A fire broke out near the Carlton Peterson Park and was contained last week, just north of the 60 freeway. LA County firefighters contained the 1 acre blaze within an hour and a half of the reporting of the fire, which was reported at 4 pm. The patch of brush […]

Former DB Mayor Jack Tanaka Passed Away

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Former Diamond Bar Mayor Jack Tanaka passed away today after a long battle with cancer, the LA County Sheriff’s Department announced. Jack was honored last November where he received a standing ovation at Diamond Bar City Hall at the Nov. 17 council meeting as he announced his retirement from 10 […]

Safe Drug Disposal

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 […]

Former K-Mart Center Building

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. Diamond Bar’s Kmart store, which included 84,000 square feet of inside retail space plus a […]

DB Auto Burglary

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – An auto burglary was reported last week at Steep Canyon Trail near the hiking trail, residents reported. “Just a heads up, my daughter went hiking (Monday) morning and her car was broken into,” said Gabriel Amaya on social media, who is a long time resident of Diamond Bar. “We’ve […]

Diamond Bar Oil Recycling

Courtesy City of Diamond Bar   Diamond Bar –The City has kicked off its Oil Recycling Campaign by alerting residents of the 3 easy disposal methods for residents. With curbside, door pickup and local drop off services, the campaign aims to raise awareness by way of public outreach efforts, messages in a variety of media, […]

Fire in DB: 1 Dead

Staff Reports Diamond Bar – A man in his 50’s was found in a fire at a Diamond Bar home early this morning but was pronounced dead at the scene, LA County fire department officials said. Around 4 am this morning in the 23400 block of Wagon Trail Road fire fighters arrived to flames coming […]

Dry Cleaner Robbed

By Michael Armijo Diamond Bar – A Diamond Bar dry cleaner was robbed Monday at gunpoint, but only fleeing with $50, LA County Sheriff Sergeant Mark Saldecke confirmed. Country Cleaners, located on Golden Springs and Lemon Ave in Diamond Bar, was robbed when a man in his 30’s wearing a dark shirt and carrying a […]

Chaparral Students Make Global Connections

By WVUSD DIAMOND BAR, CA—Chaparral Middle School 8th grader Izzy Reedy and a dozen classmates learned about culture, education, weather, and even sports in Tanzania this year. But, it wasn’t by opening a textbook or conducting research on a computer. The Diamond Bar students gained knowledge through a global connection with the Gyekrum Arusha Secondary […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Easter From The Whole Enchilada!

Join The Whole Enchilada for Easter Breakfast –They Open at   7:30 a.m. Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Easter is just around the corner, and celebrations are plentiful with family and friends around this holiday.  This year, why not bring the celebration to The Whole Enchilada, beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Diamond Bar Blvd […]