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  • Paper Pot Shabu: In that paper bowl is your dinner

    Paper Pot Shabu: In that paper bowl is your dinner

    Name of restaurant: Paper Pot Shabu. Owner: Jerry Kim, a first time restaurateur. Paper Pot Shabu was inspired by Kim’s travels to Japan and Korea. Concept:  While this Diamond Bar restaurant is based on the kami-nabe (paper pot) joints invented in Japan, the particular materials are imported from...

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • Three charged in rooftop bank burglaries face new indictment

    Three charged in rooftop bank burglaries face new indictment

    Three members of an Inland Empire burglary crew accused of stealing more than $18.5 million by using power tools to cut through bank roofs face a new indictment implicating them in heists back to 2011. Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment handed down Tuesday in Los Angeles that could see...

  • Three members of rooftop bank burglary ring sentenced to prison

    Three members of rooftop bank burglary ring sentenced to prison

    Three of five members of a Inland Empire bank burglary crew accused of stealing more than $16 million by using power tools to cut through building roofs were sentenced this week for an attempted Diamond Bar heist. Their terms ranged from 37 months to 51 months when the sentences were handed down...

  • Tracking burglars living the high life off rooftop bank heists

    Tracking burglars living the high life off rooftop bank heists

    The burglars were targeting strip-mall banks in the wealthy, heavily Asian suburbs of the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys.

  • Tracking burglars living the high life off rooftop bank heists

    Tracking burglars living the high life off rooftop bank heists

    The men had their pick of eight banks at the busy intersection of Diamond Bar Boulevard and Grand Avenue. They chose the Citibank branch that used to be a Blockbuster store. For more than a month, the five of them became regular customers. But unlike others who used that branch, they returned after...

  • Lawyer: Fontana woman charged with killing 6 in DUI case is 'scared'

    Lawyer: Fontana woman charged with killing 6 in DUI case is 'scared'

    A Fontana woman who has been in jail since February after allegedly driving drunk on two freeways and killing six people in a crash in Diamond Bar is grieving and scared, her attorney said Wednesday. Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender Ramiro Cisneros said his client, 21-year-old Olivia Carolee...

  • Accused wrong-way driver in fatal 60 Freeway crash due in court

    Accused wrong-way driver in fatal 60 Freeway crash due in court

    A Fontana woman accused of driving the wrong way on two freeways while drunk and causing a crash that killed six people is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on six counts of murder. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, is accused of causing the early morning crash on Feb. 9 by driving a red Chevrolet...

  • Off-duty LAPD cop arrested on suspicion of DUI in Diamond Bar crash

    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was arrested early Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his car into a McDonald's drive-through in Diamond Bar, officials said.

    Jonathan Chel, 29, of Fullerton, was exiting the eastbound 60 Freeway at Golden Springs...

  • Driver in freeway crash that killed 6 moves from hospital to jail
    Driver in freeway crash that killed 6 moves from hospital to jail

    A Fontana woman accused of driving the wrong way on two freeways while drunk and causing a crash that killed six people has been released from the hospital and transferred to County Jail, officials said Thursday.

    Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, is charged with six counts of murder in connection with...

  • Ex-Diamond Bar teacher guilty of lewd acts against student, 13
    Ex-Diamond Bar teacher guilty of lewd acts against student, 13

    A 43-year-old former middle school teacher was found guilty this week of committing lewd acts against a student and possession of child pornography, prosecutors said.

    Steven Andrews -- a former teacher at Lorbeer Middle School in Diamond Bar -- was convicted Wednesday of 17 felony counts: six counts...

  • 911 call came four minutes before deadly wrong-way 60 Freeway crash
    911 call came four minutes before deadly wrong-way 60 Freeway crash

    Roughly four minutes before a woman who was driving the wrong way on the 60 Freeway allegedly barreled head-on into another vehicle in Diamond Bar, the first call came in to authorities reporting the driver's erratic behavior. Six people were killed in the crash.

    A spokesman for the California...

  • CHP: 17 callers saw wrong-way driver on 2 freeways before fatal crash
    CHP: 17 callers saw wrong-way driver on 2 freeways before fatal crash

    The California Highway Patrol said it received 911 calls from 17 people reporting a driver was going the wrong way on two freeways before allegedly hitting another vehicle head-on, killing six.

    The callers reported seeing the vehicle on the 57 and 60 freeways early Sunday morning, CHP officials...

  • Several people reported woman driving wrong way before fatal crash
    Several people reported woman driving wrong way before fatal crash

    CHP officials said 911 callers reported seeing wrong-way vehicle on the 57 and 60 freeways before fatal collision in Diamond Bar.

  • Woman drove wrong way on two freeways before fatal crash, CHP says
    Woman drove wrong way on two freeways before fatal crash, CHP says

    At least 17 people reported a woman was driving the wrong way on two freeways before she allegedly barrelled head-on into another vehicle in Diamond Bar, killing six, the CHP said Thursday.

    California Highway Patrol officials said the 911 callers reported seeing the vehicle on the 57 and 60 freeways...

  • MADD to hold vigil after wrong-way 60 Freeway crash, DUI arrest
    MADD to hold vigil after wrong-way 60 Freeway crash, DUI arrest

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving has organized a public candlelight vigil Wednesday evening in Diamond Bar, where three days ago, a suspected wrong-way drunk driver caused a crash on the 60 Freeway that left six people dead.

    In Sunday’s crash, authorities say witnesses reported seeing 21-year-old...

  • Wrong-way-driver suspect in freeway crash still can't talk, police say
    Wrong-way-driver suspect in freeway crash still can't talk, police say

    A woman suspected of driving the wrong way on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, causing a crash that killed six people, is "responsive with movement" at the hospital, but still unable to talk, authorities said Wednesday.

    Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, has been arrested on suspicion of DUI causing great...

  • Victims of wrong-way 60 Freeway crash identified; driver arrested
    Victims of wrong-way 60 Freeway crash identified; driver arrested

    The driver of a Chevrolet Camaro who is accused of slamming head-on into a Ford Explorer on Sunday on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, killing six people, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, authorities said.

    The two passengers in her car, identified Monday as Kristin Melissa Young, 21, of...

  • Wrong-way driver remains hospitalized after 6 people killed in crash
    Wrong-way driver remains hospitalized after 6 people killed in crash

    The suspected drunk driver who is accused of causing a multi-vehicle crash traveling the wrong way on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, killing six people, remained hospitalized Monday in stable condition.

    Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence...

  • Six die in wrong-way crash in Diamond Bar
    Six die in wrong-way crash in Diamond Bar

    A suspected drunk driver traveling in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar is being blamed. The driver, Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, is in critical condition.

  • Motorist injured in fatal wrong-way crash on 60 Freeway identified
    Motorist injured in fatal wrong-way crash on 60 Freeway identified

    Authorities on Sunday night identified another motorist injured in a fatal wrong-way crash on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar.

    Olivia Culbreath, 21, was heading east on the westbound 60 Freeway about 4:40 a.m. when her  2013 Chevrolet Camaro collided head-on with a 1998 Ford Explorer, according to...

  • Wrong-way driver was going more than 100 mph, witnesses say
    Wrong-way driver was going more than 100 mph, witnesses say

    A suspected drunk driver going in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar was traveling faster than 100 mph when she caused an accident early Sunday that killed six people, witnesses told the California Highway Patrol.

    Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, of Fontana, has been arrested on...

  • Suspected drunk driver held in alleged wrong-way crash that killed 6
    Suspected drunk driver held in alleged wrong-way crash that killed 6

    Authorities have identified a suspected drunk driver who they say drove the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar early Sunday and caused an accident that killed six people.

    Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, of Fontana has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony manslaughter,...

  • Drunk driver suspected in 60 Fwy. crash that killed 6 in Diamond Bar
    Drunk driver suspected in 60 Fwy. crash that killed 6 in Diamond Bar

    A suspected drunk driver traveling in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar is being blamed for a crash early Sunday that left six people dead and the driver in critical condition, authorities said. 

    The unidentified female driver was heading eastbound on the westbound 60 Freeway...

  • Thieves dressed as police rob Diamond Bar home
    Thieves dressed as police rob Diamond Bar home

    Armed assailants posing as police officers forced their way into home in Diamond Bar on Sunday night, tied up the residents and fled, authorities said.

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded about 8:45 to a report of a home invasion  in the 400 block of Charmingdale Road, Lt. Edward Wells...

  • Paper Pot Shabu: In that paper bowl is your dinner
    Paper Pot Shabu: In that paper bowl is your dinner

    Name of restaurant: Paper Pot Shabu.

    Owner: Jerry Kim, a first time restaurateur. Paper Pot Shabu was inspired by Kim’s travels to Japan and Korea.

    Concept:  While this Diamond Bar restaurant is based on the kami-nabe (paper pot) joints invented in Japan, the particular materials are imported from...

  • Eight injured in big rig crash on 60 Freeway; lanes closed
    Eight injured in big rig crash on 60 Freeway; lanes closed

    Eight people were injured — including one person who was airlifted to a hospital by helicopter — when a big rig collided with other vehicles on the eastbound 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar on Wednesday morning.

    California Highway Patrol Officer Francisco Villalobos said the crash occurred about 10 a.m....

  • Air quality board adopts first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires
    Air quality board adopts first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires

    Air-quality regulators narrowly approved the first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires that have long been popular along the coast in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

    The 7-6 vote by the board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District came after heated debate Friday. Dozens of bonfire...

  • Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today
    Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today

    The dispute over hundreds of fire rings that blaze nightly on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches has been raging for months, but is expected to come to a head today as the South Coast Air Quality Management District meets to vote on new restrictions.

    Regulators at the South Coast board concede...

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