Artist Corner

Luis Oscar Martinez a.k.a. Knucklehead By Racine Guajardo   Growing up in the San Gabriel Valley, Luis came from a big family and was heavily influenced mostly by his Tio Gary who was not only tattooed but would also tattoo on everyone he knew. At the young age of 13, Luis took his Tio’s homemade […]

West Nile In Walnut

City of Walnut   Walnut – On Friday, July 18, 2015 the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District notified the City of Walnut that mosquitos taken from two of the four traps located near Creekside Park tested positive for West Nile Virus. San Gabriel Valley Vector Control has mosquito traps throughout the region. Mosquitos […]

BPUSD’s Rubio Accused of Violating Board Policies, Recall Suggested

Photo courtesy: Blancarubio.com Blanca Rubio, a Baldwin Park Unified School District board member, was recently accused of violating board policies at a BPUSD board meeting.

By D. Radillo Baldwin Park – During a February school board meeting, Baldwin Park Unified School District (BPUSD) board member, Blanca Rubio, was accused by a 33-year employee of violating school board policies and a laundry list of wrongdoings, which include: her husband was given a job and promotion; for allegedly covering up his arrest […]

April 2016 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2016-04-SGVNews-WEB

December 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format:2015-12-SGVNews-WEB

Animal Control Checking Licenses in Los Angeles County

Staff Reports Los Angeles County – Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) will be conducting field licensing checks in the unincorporated areas of West Covina (zip code 91792), and South San Gabriel (zip code 91770) beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The field checks will ensure that residents’ dogs and cats are […]

Local Women’s Group Donates Army Of Stuffed Animals

Photo By: Raymond Mendoza GFWC Federated East Valley Women’s Club President Mary Matson (center) stands with her members and their donation of stuffed animals, which was given to Volunteer Chaplain Carol Gardner (fourth from the left) for San Antonio Regional Hospital's program of comforting hospital-ridden children and the elderly.

By Raymond Mendoza SGV – Going to the hospital can be a scary experience for anyone, but for children and the elderly it can be especially daunting and seemingly unfriendly.  To help keep their minds off their ailments, the Federated East Valley Women’s Club is donating more than 100 stuffed animals to provide some much […]

Smooth Aire Heating And Air Conditioning

Where quality beats price   By Claire Lewis SGV – Smooth Aire strives for excellence. Since 2008, this heating, ventilation and air conditioning company has been dedicated to providing customers with the best in quality, service and pricing. Smooth Aire has always tried to keep the current economy in mind, and they know that providing […]

San Gabriel Valley: Job Fair

Staff Reports SGV – California’s unemployment rate has continued to fall, dipping to 6.3 percent in June after sitting at 6.4 percent in May. The state added nearly 23,000 new jobs during the month, indicating California employers are still actively adding to their workforce. With more than 1.9 million new jobs since February 2010, California […]

San Gabriel Valley Organizations Honored

Photo Courtesy: KP Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Leadership congratulates some of the grant recipients whose programs improve access to primary and specialty health care services throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

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 […]

San Gabriel Valley: Church Youth Leader Arrested

Photo Courtesy: SBSD Yanhao Ren

Staff Reports Rowland Heights – On Sun., July 12, just before midnight, CHP Officers conducted a welfare check on the occupants of a vehicle parked in a turn-out of Highway 330, near Fredalba Road in San Bernardino County.  A 24-year old male and a 13-year old female were found in the back of the vehicle. […]

July 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-07-SGVNews-WEB

San Gabriel Valley: Church Burglar Arrested

Media websites help identify the suspect   Staff Reports SGV – Over the course of the year, a male Hispanic suspect burglarized several churches in the Industry and Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station’s areas.  The churches had fixed post surveillance cameras which recorded the suspect at the locations, and he was described as having “tribal band” […]

June 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-06-SGVNews-WEB

San Dimas Shooting Death

Quiznos’ store owner killed in robbery Staff Reports San Dimas – On Tues., June 2, L.A. County Homicide Detectives responded to the 1000 block of W. Arrow Highway to investigate a shooting incident. Deputies arrived at the Quiznos restaurant regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call, and found a male adult suffering from a […]

San Gabriel Valley Community Events

Staff Reports   UPCOMING EVENTS: David & Margaret Playground When:  Thurs., May 28, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where:  1350 Third Street, La Verne, 91750 Details:  Join volunteers and organizers from David & Margaret Youth & Family Services, Disney, Disney Club Penguin, KaBOOM, and residents of the La Verne community to give local children the […]

May 2015 SGV News

May 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: 2015-05-SGVNews-WEB

San Gabriel Valley Community Events

Staff Reports   UPCOMING EVENTS: 67th Annual Mt. SAC Student Art Show When:  Now through June 4, Tues/Wed/Thurs, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tues, 5 to 7:30 p.m; Special Reception May 14, 4 to 6 p.m. Where:  Mt. SAC Art Gallery, Walnut Details:  Annual show featuring the best original work by art, photography and animation […]