Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Reserve Deputy Program

Staff Reports Walnut/Diamond Bar -Back in the 1800’s, the Sheriff would look to the community to form a posse and deputize citizens to assist him in the apprehension of horse thieves, murderers, or other criminals.  Thankfully, we have thousands of full-time deputies to perform those duties today, but in 2018, just like the 1800’s, the […]

Chaparral DBL Students Team Up For Hands-On Learning

By Kelli Gile   DIAMOND BAR, CA—Chaparral Middle School students were given a design challenge that took some imagination during the second week of school. Seventh graders in the Design-Based Learning (DBL) core were tasked with building a wall perch for a two-inch pompom named Harry. The innovative designs needed to have good visibility (so the […]

Man Found Dead on Brea Canyon Road

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The body of a 24-year-old Rowland Heights man, Javier Jose Velasquez Grimaldo, was found at approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning, August 27 on Brea Canyon Road near the southbound Orange (57) Freeway in Diamond Bar. The CHP reported that the man had sustained serious head injuries. The California Highway […]

Sobriety Checkpoint In Diamond Bar Nets Two Arrests

Staff Reports DIAMOND BAR – During this past weekend the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department conducted an overnight driver’s license/sobriety checkpoint in the city of Diamond Bar. The 32 hour checkpoint produced two arrests, the Sheriff’s department reported on Saturday. One of the people that were arrested was booked on suspicion of drunk driving. The […]

Deputy for a Day

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Five year old David Corrales was honored to be “Deputy for a Day” at the Walnut Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station. “It was sort of an impromptu situation, I got a call from a friend of mine who was a former commander on the force that a teachers grandson wants […]

Diamond Bar Boulevard Streetscape Project

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The City of Diamond Bar is planning a city wide beautification process, the newest streetscape improvements will be on Diamond Bar Boulevard. The goal is to to enhance the look and function of the medians, crosswalks, and sidewalks that are between the 60 Freeway and Golden Springs Drive. Proposed […]

DB City Council Seeks Candidates to Fill Open Seats

By Anthony Saude   Diamond Bar – On Tuesday, November 6, the City of Diamond Bar will hold a general municipal election to fill three Diamond Bar City Council seats. The nomination period for this election opened Monday, July 16 and closes Friday, August 10. If an incumbent does not file nomination papers by the […]

Diamond Bar DUI Checkpoint Nets 6 Arrests

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, July 13 on the southbound side of Diamond Bar Boulevard at Highland Valley Road. The Checkpoint was operational between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoint locations are well thought out and […]

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Reserve deputy program Staff Reports Diamond Bar – Back in the 1800’s, the Sheriff would look to the community to form a posse and deputize citizens to assist him in the apprehension of horse thieves, murderers, or other criminals.  Thankfully, we have thousands of full-time deputies to perform those duties today, but in 2018, just […]

Diamond Bar Restaurant Closed By Health Board

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Cockroach, dirt and debris found near hanging ducks at Diamond Bar restaurant, and other health inspections in the San Gabriel Valley Not only did a health inspector find numerous live and dead cockroaches during a visit to a Chinese restaurant in Diamond Bar, she also discovered filthy conditions and […]

Lemon Avenue Interchange is Nearing Completion

Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The third and final ramp construction of the Pomona Freeway (SR-60) from Lemon Avenue is due to open sometime in July. This will bring the project to a close the key multimillion-dollar freeway interchange project that has been many years in the making. The planning and design of the major […]

Sheriff Explorer Graduation

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar-It is that time of year and graduation is in the air, on June 16, Explorer Academy Class 100 had it’s graduating ceremonies. The grads included Walnut/Diamond Bar Station’s very own Chandler Duncan, Jesus Morales and Alina St. Charles. The Academy is an 18 week long physically and mentally challenging course […]

LASD Now Has An App to Connect with the Community

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce its new and innovative mobile application. The Department is the largest law enforcement agency in the nation to use a mobile application to connect to the community with information and resources. The app is available in the Apple and Android […]

Household Hazardous, E-Waste Recycle Day

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar –  The City of Diamond Bar wants all Los Angeles County residents to know that a free Household Hazardous(HHW) and E- waste Recycling Roundup event will be provided by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County on Saturday June 23. Residents will have the opportunity to properly dispose of HHW […]

Woman Convicted of Murdering 6 in Wrong-Way Crash on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar

Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – The driver in a tragic high-speed, wrong-way accident that left six people dead — among them the driver’s sister — along the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar four years ago, plead no contest to several counts of murder, according to court records. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, who was only 21 when […]

Evergreen 5th Graders Vie in Robot Rally

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR—Top fifth grade teams took over the multipurpose room during Evergreen Elementary School’s 1st annual robotics competition on Wednesday. About 40 students were invited to show off their skills during four rounds of maneuvers, including sumo wrestling and a gate crashing bridge during the single elimination tournament. Students have been working all […]

Sheriff’s Golf Tourney A Success

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – Walnut and Diamond Bar Sheriffs stations recently held their annual Booster Club Golf Tournament. The tournament was a huge success and another testament to the support, both monetary and action-based, behind the station. Not only do the funds help generally, but the funds aid specifically the volunteer and auxiliary […]

Diamond Bar, Walnut High Schools America’s Best!

By Kelli Gile WALNUT – Hats off to teachers at Diamond Bar and Walnut High Schools for grabbing medals in U.S. News & World Report’s Best High School rankings for 2018. The annual list looks at nearly all public high schools in the country – more than 20,500 in all – to sift out the […]

Engineering Futures For Students

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR–Times are definitely changing. Classroom #201 at Diamond Bar High, where auto shop students once tinkered on old car engines in the 90s, has been transformed into a 21st century learning space with 3D printers, Chromebooks loaded with CAD and coding software programs, and bins of robotics parts. About 150 students […]

Volunteer Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

By Anthony Saude Diamond Bar – On April 26, the Sheriff’s Department held their annual Volunteer Recognition award and Pinning Ceremony at the STARS Center in Whittier. STARS is the primary training site for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Deputy Explorer program and is a learning for life certified law enforcement explorer academy. This […]