Five Below Store Manager and University of La Verne student Katie Mettert donated to a local Girl Scout troop, making their special event possible.READ MORE
On Veterans Day, the H.E.R.O.E.S. monument at Freedom Park became a gathering place for over 300 community members and veterans to honor those who have served in the U.S. military.Read More
After a contentious public hearing, San Dimas City Council voted 3-2 to select a map that divides the city into four districts for the next election in June 2022.Read More
School Board Member Krista Chakmak resigns position at Aug. 4 Bonita Unified School Board Meeting alongside protests by mask-choice advocates.Read More
San Dimas Community Post will delay printing our next edition, scheduled for April 2022, in order to maintain the newspaper’s ethical integrity and reputation in light of the upcoming city council race.
Jim Elliot, who served on the Bonita Unified School District Governing Board from 2003-2017, was unanimously selected to replace Board Member Krista Chakmak following her August resignation.
Following Board Member Krista Chakmak’s resignation, the Bonita Unified School District Governing Board voted to avoid a million-dollar special election and fill her seat by provisional appointment.
COVID-19 times seem to have made nonprofit leaders thankful for the little things — both professionally and personally. Despite the difficulty of operating during the pandemic, there were many lessons learned.
During a June 24 town hall meeting, city staff presented a proposal to transform the current Park & Ride parking lot near San Dimas Avenue and Railway Street into a dedicated Gold Line parking lot, to the dismay of local residents.
On Wednesday, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority hosted a virtual community meeting to provide updates on the status of construction across San Gabriel Valley’s Foothill Gold Line project.
In a 3-2 vote, San Dimas City Council adopted a new policy banning relatives of the city council or city manager from being appointed to any paid or unpaid city commission, committee or board.
A press release from City Manager Chris Constantin explains, “the suspect involved in this senseless act appears to be a resident of a San Bernardino County city and not a homeless individual.”
At approximately 1:35 p.m. on Mar. 25, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was called to Lone Hill Park at the 1400 block of Renwick Street in San Dimas to investigate the stabbing death of a woman and dog.
The San Dimas Parks and Recreation Commission has been unable to meet since November of 2020 due to four vacancies. The city council will hold a special meeting to discuss commission appointments, membership and responsibilities.
Bonita Unified School District Superintendent Carl Coles updated parents and community members on the district’s efforts to tackle COVID-19 and reopen elementary schools during the State of the District virtual event.
As COVID-19 cases continue to drop in Los Angeles County, Bonita Unified School District pushes forward with a confirmed return date of Apr. 5 and a commitment to a safe environment for all staff.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva joined newly appointed San Dimas Station Captain Walid Ashrafnia to discuss public safety concerns with residents during a virtual town hall on Feb. 2.
On Dec. 16, 2020, Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) introduced "Building Opportunities for All Senate Housing Package,” a package of bills meant to overcome the housing crisis California has endured for years.
Santos was one of many brave nurses on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. Unfortunately, he was also one of 1.92 million who have lost their lives during this pandemic. He was 47 years old.
Food, snacks and Band-Aids. Three essential tools in any parent’s toolbox. It’s no different for Savannah Spillman, the San Dimas “skate park mom,” who does her best to look out for those who frequent the San Dimas skate park.
January in San Dimas is a great time to think about gardening. Whether you are drawn to the idea of growing your own food, beautifying your surroundings or replacing a water-hogging lawn with drought-tolerant landscape, now is the time to get going.
San Dimas City Council voted 4-0 to postpone their discussion to change a decades-old grading limit for the Via Verde Ridge community during a study session with the Planning Commission on Oct. 13, 2020.
Despite a global pandemic, San Dimas residents found increasingly creative and inspirational ways to celebrate community resolve and face the rise in anxiety, depression and lack of socialization with people outside their household over the past year.
On Nov. 21, an organized "Stop the Steal" demonstration occurred in San Dimas on the corner of Bonita Avenue and Arrow Highway. The rally intended to protest against the presidential election results.
Prior to the insurrection that unfolded at the Capitol, San Dimas Community Post interviewed locals across the political spectrum to discover how they were feeling both during and after the election season.
Chris Constantin was approved by a 5-0 San Dimas City Council vote on Nov. 10 and began his new position as city manager on Jan. 4 despite concerns raised by residents on past controversies during a previous job.
Citing concerns over the development of the COVID-19 vaccine and a desire to keep their loved ones safe, community members struggle with deciding to get the vaccination once it is FDA approved and distributed.
On Sept. 22, the San Dimas City Council voted to donate $10,000 to the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, a nonprofit organization designed to take care of officers and their families in times of emergency.
When goofy teen movie “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” hit theaters in 1989, the comedy of errors carried San Dimas with it into American popular culture, but now that the duo has reappeared in last summer’s “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” their connection to the city is getting a closer look.
San Dimas’ downtown stretch is short--just one-quarter mile--with three restaurants, five antique shops, and seven beauty salons. Residents are not apt to complain about what’s already there, but rather what’s missing.
San Dimas residents are used to seeing all matter of wildlife in the foothills and even in their backyard. Yet for many people living within the San Gabriel Valley, the coyotes are just a little too close for comfort.
It’s hard to remember when Butter Cafe wasn’t part of the fabric of San Dimas even though it only opened five years ago, but the way pastry chef and co-owner Heather Sulaeman tells it, Butter Cafe almost never came to be.