March 11, 2013By The Editor
The Luger Bandit has been linked to the following robberies on 1/3/13 Wells Fargo Granada Hills. 2/18/13 Wells Fargo Fontana. 3/8/13 Wells Fargo San Dimas (Attempt).
Law enforcement in Los Angeles and San Bernardino County are seeking the public's assistance in order to identify and determine the whereabouts of a bank robber linked to three incidents since early 2013, including two bank robberies and an attempted bank robbery today in the city of San Dimas. The suspect was described by witnesses as a white or Hispanic male, approximately 30-40 years in age; between 5'8" and 6' in height; and approxima >>
February 28, 2013By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Thank you for all your support over the years.
I'd like to thank everyone who has listened in and subscribed to ChinoHills.com over the past years. I started blogging about the community in 2004, during the time that me and group of residents worked with the city and several utilities to try and improve our communications (high speed Internet). That site was ChinoHillsWeb.com (It's still there although I don't maintain it any longer). Then in 2007, I bought the domain name, ChinoHills. >>
February 28, 2013By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Diamond Bar man in Chino Hills on Wednesday after they found him with burglary tools and stolen property, including women's clothing. David Prather, 25, was booked into jail on suspicion of possessing stolen property, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said. >>
February 18, 2013By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City Facilities Closed In Observance Of Presidents' Day February 18th City facilities and the James S. thalman Chino Hills Branch Library, will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday. the McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Presidents' Day. Residential trash collection will not be affected. --- 13th Annual Water Conservation Design-A-Sign Contest Ap >>
February 1, 2013By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Causes No Serious Injuries
A motorist and passenger escaped serious injury when they collided with a freight train at a Chino railroad crossing that has no crossing arms, city officials say... Read the story... | Source: Press Enterprise | Date posted: 2/1/2013 >>
February 1, 2013By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Inland Empire - At a Special Board Meeting of the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the Board of Directors unanimously appointed Mr. Joe Grindstaff as its Interim General Manager. Mr. Grindstaff has thirty years of experience in management and planning in the field of water, wastewater and resource management. Mr. Grindstaff served as the Executive Officer for the Delta Stewardship Council from 2010-2012 whe >>
December 20, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Jeff Gaul will retire from the Chino Valley Fire District on December 27th, after 38 years of serving the residents of the Chino Valley. Deputy Chief Gaul began his career with Chino Valley Fire District as a firefighter in June 1974, when the department was known as Chino Rural Fire Protection District. When the Fire District's Paramedic Program launched in 1975, Deputy Chief Gaul attended Loma Linda University an >>
December 20, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Butterfield Ranch Showing Highest Increases
We have seen an increase of crime, specifically home invasion burglaries in Butterfield Ranch. There has been a buzz about this amongst the neighbors for about a month now. The Chino Hills Police Department has now confirmed this problem and they have not yet caught the perpetrators. We received a notice from the City of Chino Hills today that they have placed the following alert on their website: ChinoHills.org. DATE/TIME: December 21, 2012 >>
December 5, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Group starts website: NotInChinoHills.org
We received the following email from Rossana Mitchell about a new group forming to protest the maternity hotel that has been running in Chino Hills: -- About Us We are concerned Chino Hills residents that want to preserve our family oriented community. We want to continue to enjoy our beautiful city and we welcome everyone. But to preserve what we cherish we must also protect our city. Our mission is to keep a vigilant eye and use all our >>
December 1, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Celebrate the holiday season with residents of Chino Hills at the City's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 1st from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. The songs of the season will come alive with entertainment provided by the Goode Time Carolers, a strolling group of carolers who will share the same performance they provide at Disney Resorts! The event includes a craft fair, arts and crafts projects, face painting, and a special visit from Santa >>
December 1, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (KABC) -- A controversy is growing in a Chino Hills neighborhood: A home has allegedly been turned into a so-called "maternity hotel," drawing pregnant Chinese women to stay and have their babies in America. Neighbors are trying to shut it down... Read the story... | Source: ABC Local | Date p >>
December 1, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Plenty of Holiday Events and an Anniversary
-- City Of Chino Hills Reaches 21St Anniversary Of Incorporation December 1, 1991 is the official date of the City of Chino Hills' incorporation following the November 5th vote when 58% of the voters elected to become the 24th incorporated City within San Bernardino County. On the ballot, 72% of the voters chose the name "Chino Hills" instead of "Canyon Hills" and elected five Chino Hills residents to represent them as C >>
December 1, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) will be having two large construction projects underway in Chino Hills and Chino shortly after the first of the New Year. They want to get the word out to the community. One of the projects will be a 5-million gallon recycled water reservoir nestled in the hills of Chino Hills between the McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center and Galloping Hills Road. The second project will be the recycled wate >>
December 1, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The California Public Utilities Commission approves three years of rate hikes for SCE customers, with the first adding an average of $7 a month to bills. SACRAMENTO - Almost 5 million Southern California Edison Co. customers in hundreds of cities and communities across the southern, central and coastal parts of the state will be hit with higher electric bills early next year and bigger hikes in each of the following two years. >>
October 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Carol Pivonka and Vione Cox culminated more than a year of training and planning by achieving the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro on October 1st at 6:40 AM. Not only is this the highest peak on the African continent; it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising 19,336 feet in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrubland. Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from >>
October 28, 2012By Taina Anderson
Ayala Sweeps all Caption Awards in 4A and Final Competitions
BOA Regional Championships @ Citrus College, Glendora October 27, 2012 Ayala had an exciting day! So much going on, but it was so much fun. Students checked in at 9:30 AM for Roll Call and started their practice. At 11:30 the Ayala Band and colorguard were on the buses and headed to Glendora for the Bands of America (BOA) Regional Championship Competition. Bands Of America is a different competition than Western Band Association and there >>
October 21, 2012By Taina Anderson
Ayala BAC Wins 1st Place with 84.5 Score in 5A Classification
WBA Competition @ Ayala Music In Motion October 20, 2012 How can you describe the excitement of the day! There was so much going on all day, but it was so much fun. Students checked in at 2:30 Pm for Roll Call and started their practice. As they finished their Saturday practice, they had a great meal served by all the parents that were not at Music In Motion volunteering at the time 5:35 PM. Thanks to all the parents that ran back and for >>
October 16, 2012By Taina Anderson
Ayala Hosts Western Band Association Field Tournament This Saturday October 20, 2012
The Ayala High School Band and Color Guard is proud to host its 6th Annual Music in Motion Field Tournament, a Western Band Association adjudicated show, at the Ayala High School Stadium, 14255 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Show starts at at 2:15 PM. This family event is fun and exciting as twenty two High School Marching Bands and Auxiliary from throughout California compete for scores and placement by presentin >>
October 4, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
America's Promise Alliance Acknowledges What We Already Know Chino and Chino Hills are 100 Best Communities for Young People Parents in the Chino Valley can feel good about where they have chosen to bring up their children. Chino and Chino Hills have been named as "100 Best Communities for Young People." It's the fifth title for Chino and the second win for Chino Hills. Common to both cities, of course, is CVUSD among other partner >>
October 4, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Valley Fire District is committed to protecting the lives and property of the communities we serve in a professional and fiscally responsible manner. Part of that commitment includes obtaining accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation as a District of Distinction. On September 26th, the Chino Valley Fire District was reaccredited for the second time as a District of Distinction, after becoming the first ever fire d >>
October 4, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Lucky survivor stows away in a car engine
A 25-pound dog that stowed away in the engine compartment of a Chevy Silverado survived a 110-mile journey from Chino to San Clemente. "The dog is doing very well, not affected by the long ride down there," said Kim Cholodenko, general manager at the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter, according to KTLA-TV. >>
August 2, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Valley Independent Fire District Fire Chief Kirk Summers announced today his retirement as Fire Chief of the Chino Valley Fire District, effective October 2012. Chief Summers came to the Chino Valley Fire District from the Orange County Fire Authority in 2007. He served as Deputy Chief of Operations for the Fire District from October 2007 to October 2010, when he was appointed as Fire Chief. During his tenure as Fire Chief, Chief Summ >>
July 7, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Preliminary information collected by the Chino Valley Fire District, Chino Police Department, and Chino Hills Police Department indicate that there were no fireworks-related fires or fireworks-related emergency responses in the cities of Chino and Chino Hills during the Fourth of July holiday. There were six patrol cars assigned to fireworks enforcement on July 4th in the City of Chino and one patrol car assigned to fireworks enforcement in th >>
July 7, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department, with the assistance of multiple agencies, arrested a man believed to be the suspect in the recent string of burglaries that have taken place in the Chino community since late May. Diego Escobar, 29, of Anaheim, is currently in custody at the West Valley Detention Center; he was booked on burglary / residential robbery and for an outstanding warrant. Yesterday, Officers of the Chino Police Department id >>
June 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department are looking for a suspect who has attempted to break into eight homes over the last five weeks. The latest incident took place last night, at approximately 11:00 p.m. The suspect ran away when the resident heard noise coming from the bedroom and went to investigate. Upon entering the room, the victim noticed someone had attempted to remove the screen; her purse was visible through the window. Of the e >>
May 4, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - A 19-year-old man on Thursday was transported to a local hospital for a mental evaluation after he spent three hours on a neighborhood roof top. About 11:15 a.m., San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies responded to a house in the 4600 block of Bird Farm Road following a domestic disturbance call. >>
May 4, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino police are cracking down on synthetic drugs that have become increasingly popular throughout the community. Officers are concerned about synthetic"designer" drugs, which include synthetic stimulant derivatives - also known as "bath salts" - and synthetic marijuana - also known as "spice" - according to a Chino news release. >>
May 2, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Over the last several weeks, the Chino Police Department has received 13 reports of stolen air conditioning units. In most cases, the units have been stolen from commercial strip malls, but a bank, a school, and four churches have also fallen victim to this crime. Ground level and roof top units have both been stolen and Detectives suspect the units are being sold for scrap. At this time, it is unknown if these incidents are related or if >>
April 21, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A rash of deaths from black-tar heroin overdoses in Redlands in late 2010 led authorities to an investigation that has culminated in the indictment of 20 people who made up an alleged "cell" of traffickers in the Inland Empire. So far, 15 of the 20 people indicted have been arrested -- with the last three arrested since Friday; five named in the indictment are still at large, authorities said. Redlands police said the cell was bri >>
April 21, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
May Have Been Looking at Bluetooth
Gregory Andrew Fein of Chino Hills was taken into custody Tuesday and could be charged with vehicular manslaughter. A man alleged to have hit and killed a pedestrian may have been fiddling with his Bluetooth device at the time; he was arrested Tuesday, according to City News Service. Gregory Andrew Fein, 40, of Chino Hills is being held on $50,000 bail after his car hit Aureliano Poblano, 65, of Echo Park on the morning of April 11, police >>
April 21, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
RANCHO CUCAMONGA - Trial proceedings are under way for a Chino Hills man accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death in May 2010 in the street outside their home. Prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the trial for Samir Mustapha Wahid in Chino Superior Court, according to court records. The defense began calling witnesses Wednesday, including Wahid, who testified in his own defense for at least two-and-a-half hours, court records st >>
April 18, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Chino, CA - The Chino Police Department's Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, April 27, 2012, in the area of Central Avenue between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving success in deterring drivers who are under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, as well as providing the greatest safety for officers and the public. >>
April 14, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Frontline Records launches Legacy Makers Emerging Artist Contest $2,000 Grand Prize and Finalists open for Bloodgood at The Glass House, Pomona, Calif.
Frontline Records has announced a "Legacy Makers Emerging Artist Contest" for unsigned artists. Contestants will vie for a $2,000 Grand Prize from sponsor Meis Music Group, visibility on the label's website, as well as promotion and distribution support of a single or album. The top three finalists will open May 9 for legendary metal band, Bloodgood with Oz Fox of Stryper, as part of the final competition at The Glass House in Pomon >>
April 13, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Congressional Field Hearing Saturday April 15Th
Up To 1,000 Residents Expected At Rally To Support The Congressmen Battling SCE's Poor Judgement. Chino Hills, California - Hope for the Hills (HFTH), a non-profit, volunteer group of concerned residents of Chino Hills have partnered with Congressman Ed Royce and Congressman Gary Miller to get the Federal Government enlisted in their battle against Southern California Edison (SCE) and their construction of 200 ft. to 265 ft. towers for high-vo >>
March 24, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 34-year-old North Carolina truck driver was killed as he attempted to unload his cargo in Chino Thursday. Vays Dzhanayez, was delivering a load of 20-foot-long fiberglass beams to "Harrington Plastic" in Chino when the incident occurred, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Coroner's office. Re >>
March 24, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - A head-on traffic collision on Friday morning killed two men and injured a third. The collision happened about 7a.m. on Schaeffer Avenue near Pipeline Avenue. Preliminary information revealed that Richard Hoy, 18, of Chino was traveling east on Schaefer in a 1998 Ford Explorer when he became distracted, city spokeswoman Michelle Van Der Linden said. >>
March 22, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City gets a new web site and more...
CITY OF CHINO HILLS ACTIVATES REDESIGNED WEBSITE Months of activity behind the scenes is now complete and the City of Chino Hills' redesigned website has been activated with a new look and new features as part of the City's ongoing goal to continually improve communication with the public. The City's website provides a virtual online City Hall, full of information that is available 24/7 at www.chinohills.org. Visitors to the homepage will s >>
March 21, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills officials say improvements to Kim Denton s home extend onto city land. When the sides couldn t reach a financial arrangement, Denton sued the city, which filed a cross-complaint. (Frank CHINO HILLS - A lawsuit arguing that part of a developed backyard is intruding onto this city's property has one family questioning the competency of city officials. Residents Kim and Mike Denton were notified by the city's code enforcement two >>
March 21, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Author Of The Week - Mary De La Pena
AN IMMIGRANT AMERICAN HERO www.terrafinapublishing.com As a child of seven years old I would write television scripts as a way of entertaining myself when I was not reading. I did this for many years during my childhood. However, by the time I reached high school I quit writing, except reports and essays that were required for school. I started writing again in my early 20's when my first baby was born. I wrote short stories, and eve >>
March 8, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Police Press Conference Held
A reward of up to $20,000 is being offered in exchange for information leading to the arrest of a suspect who shot and wounded a Chino police officer after robbing a bank last week, announced Steven Martinez, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles; and Miles Pruitt, Chief of Police for the Chino Police Department. On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, the California Bank & Trust on 5455 Riverside Drive in Chino, California, was >>
March 7, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino had a bank robbery last week by a machine gun wielding character who shot a local law enforcement agent. The FBI is on the case and will be holding a press conference today at the Chino PD. WHAT: Press Conference to Discuss Law Enforcement Efforts, Release Additional Details of Investigation Into Shooting of a Police Officer Following a bank robbery last Wednesday, 2/29 in City of Chino. WHO: Chief Miles Pruitt, Chino Police >>
March 1, 2012By The Editor
Here are some updates on the Chino bank robbery that took place yesterday morning. The Chino PD released a photo of the suspect vehicle, which is now described as a late model, 2009 - 2011 Nissan Maxima, charcoal gray, with tinted windows and chrome wheels. They are still unable to confirm any license plate information. With the assistance of the FBI and several surrounding law enforcement agencies, as well as agencies outside the stat >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A machine-gun-toting robber wearing body armor fired at police this morning during an apparent holdup at a Chino bank, according to police radio alerts. The incident was reported about 11:15 a.m. at California Bank & Trust, 5455 Riverside Drive... Read >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
You will cry...
Editor's Note: Every time I see a scene like this I cry in happinesss. Take a look below (sorry for the commercial; it's not mine...
Navy Petty Officer Returns Home Early To Surprise Daughter At Chino School A Navy petty officer returned from her deployment a little early to surprise a VIP - her 9-year-old daughter. First Class Petty Officer Toni Debem, who had been at sea since July 2011, tapped her daughter's >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old Eastvale man who was fatally wounded Sunday in Chino, then taken to Eastvale where medical help was summoned, Riverside County sheriff's officials say. Read the story... | Source: Press Enterpri >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Massive boulder begins 11-day journey through San Gabriel Valley - to be part of Michael Heizer's 'Levitated Mass' A huge boulder that will become part of an art installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art begins its 11-day journey tonight from a quarry in Riverside County through 22 cities, including many in the East San Gabriel Valley and Whittier area, museum officials announced. The 340-ton, 22-feet-tall stone's slow ride acros >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills college student injured while away at school comes closer to home
A University of Texas soccer player critically injured after she was struck by a car has been released from a local hospital to seek further treatment in California, her family said Friday. Kylie Doniak, a fourth-year student from Chino Hills, Calif., suffered the injuries when a vehicle struck her in downtown Austin this month at East Eighth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. Doniak's condition was upgraded to fair last week after doctors s >>
February 29, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Editor's Note: Here we are, right back where we started from...
RIVERSIDE (CBS) - Gasoline in the Inland Empire has reached its highest price since July 2008, after rising for 19 consecutive days. The average gallon of regular self-serve in the Inland Empire sells for $4.282 today, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The average price per gallon in Riverside and San Bernardino cou >>
January 25, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
POMONA - The small group present at Sen. Ruben Ayala's grave site on Friday was a stark contrast to the previous day's funeral service that drew hundreds. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 1/25/2012 >>
January 12, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
How to Move A 340-Ton, Two-Story Rock From Riverside to LACMA Without A Scratch
For his latest exhibit at LACMA, artist Michael Heizer is practically moving mountains. Preparations have been underway for years to help Heizer move a massive 340-ton, two-story rock from a quarry outside Riverside to LACMA where it will be suspended above the heads of visitors, as if floating. The piece is called "Levitated Mass" and LACMA says that it's one of the biggest pieces of earth moved since ancient times. >>
January 12, 2012By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Citizen's Academy, Free Classes for Seniors, and "Snow Day"
BLOOD DRIVES - FEBRUARY 2nd The City of Chino Hills has scheduled a Blood Drive, on Thursday, February 2nd from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Government Center parking lot located at 14000 City Center Drive. Donors must be at least 17 years of age, in good health, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Blood donors should drink plenty of decaffeinated liquids prior to donating blood and must present valid photo identification. Medical personnel >>
December 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
December 23rd - January 2nd
The City has declared a citation-free period for street sweeping day parking violations in order to accommodate the extra visitors expected in Chino Hills neighborhoods during the holiday season. A citation-free period will take place during the Christmas and New Year's holidays starting Friday, December 23rd through Monday, January 2nd. Enforcement will start again on Tuesday, January 3rd. Other types of parking tickets may be issued during >>
December 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills residents can order a second gray recycling container to handle the extra recyclables generated by gift-wrapping, holiday parties, and family gatherings during the holiday season. The second recyclable container is FREE and can be used for holiday wrapping paper, boxes, cans, bottles, and other recyclables. Green trash containers can also be ordered for an additional $6.03 per month. To order an additional container, or for a free >>
December 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City facilities will be closed from December 23rd January 2nd for the holidays. The McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to noon on December 24th and December 31st. From December 26th through December 30th, and on January 2nd, McCoy will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. McCoy will be closed on December 23rd, December 25th, and January 1st. In light of the importance of some types of services the Cit >>
December 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino police officers are looking for a man who robbed a bank this morning.
The robbery happened about 9:50 a.m. at the US Bank, 12801 Central Avenue, according to a Chino police news release. The suspect did not display a gun but he was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 12/21/2011 >>
December 17, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 26-year-old woman was critically injured following a major crash early Thursday morning that closed a Chino street for about nine hours. Christina Marina Nava, 26, was airlifted to a local hospital... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 12/16/2011 >>
December 17, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Victims, Shooter Identified In SC Edison Office Rampage
Southern California Edison employee Andre Turner, 48, of Norco, went on shooting rampage at the Southern California Edison facility in Irwindale on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. SCE confirms that employees Robert Lindsay and Henry Serrano were fatally shot on Friday, Dec. 16. IRWINDALE - Authorities have released the names of the gunman and victims of a shooting rampage at a Southern California Edison office Friday. Henry Serrano, 56, of Walnut >>
December 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Los Angeles County and state investigators arrested 15 people today, including a Chino Hills woman, on suspicion of stealing more than $250,000 in public assistance payments. The suspects fraudulently collected funds for In Home Supportive Services and CalWORKS, a welfare program, officials from the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said. Read the st >>
December 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) -- The San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office released graphic, undercover video Tuesday in hopes of combating cockfighting. The blood sport involves attaching razor sharp barbs to the bird's leg, then forcing them into a violent death match. Read the story... | Source: ABC | Dat >>
December 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Hills man is arrested. He struck the boy 'approximately 12 times with a metal pole, which was about 1 inch in diameter, on the back of the legs, causing injuries,' officials say. A man accused of striking a 15-year-old Irvine boy with a metal pole after the boy's parents asked him to discipline the youth on their behalf has been booked on suspicion of felony willful cruelty to a child, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's >>
December 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The 91 Express sent out a recent note to warn travelers about their closures.
See the following... From the 91 Express As always, it is our goal to provide you with a fast, safe and reliable commute, therefore, we want you to be aware of the following closures impacting the 91 Express Lanes. To assist Caltrans with current construction on SR91, the WESTBOUND 91 Express Lanes will be closed during the late-night and early-morning hours of Monday, December 12 to Saturday, December 17. The eastbound 91 Express L >>
December 6, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Happy 20th Anniversary City of Chino Hills!
December 1st marks the City's 20th anniversary of incorporation! Chino Hills became the 24th incorporated city in San Bernardino County on December 1, 1991. Voters chose the name "Chino Hills" instead of "Canyon Hills" and elected five Chino Hills residents to represent them as City Council Members at large. The population of Chino Hills was about 42,000 and has now grown to over 75,000. Happy birthday Chino Hills! >>
December 6, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Police cited 20 businesses in a multi-city sweep targeting stores that sell alcohol to people younger than 21-years-old, officials said today. Ontario, Upland, Redlands, Montclair, San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana all had stores that were ticketed during Friday's sweep. The operation also included stores in Pomona and Chino Hills, but employees did not sell alcohol to police decoys at those locations. >>
November 30, 2011By Taina Anderson
The Ayala HS Band and Color Guard competed last month in Santa Barbara at the WBA - Western Bands Association Grand Championship Competition. They competed against 67 other bands and won the title of Grand Champion as well as Class Champion Gold Medalists. This is the first time that Ayala HS has ever won this prestigious event since the circuit's inception in 2002. Since 2002, the James Logan HS Band and Color Guard from Northern California has >>
November 28, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Montclair man who worked at a Chino Hills mental health facility has pleaded no contest, as part of a plea bargain, to sexually molesting a patient there. Ralph Alvin Medina accepted a plea bargain with prosecutors during a recent court appearance before Judge Gerard Brown in Chino Superior Court. Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa T >>
November 28, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS' legal battle against Southern California Edison's newly installed 198-foot-tall electrical towers has, one might say, energized the community. The towers, most of them in residential areas, have been referred to as "iron giants." Now along comes Chino Hills reader Doug Evans to unashamedly share a geeky connection between British science fiction and the local towers. I'll let him tell it in his own inimitable style: >>
November 28, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - It was a scene so real that Nick Delgado had to remind himself it wasn't. The 15-year-old, along with dozens of area high school students, participated in a two-day training session at Ayala High School coordinated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Chino Hills station. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: >>
November 21, 2011By Taina Anderson
On Saturday, November 26, 2011, from 8:30am - 4:30pm, the Ayala Band and Color Guard will be helping with the State of California and Neuwaste Business Recycling by hosting a collection site location in the parking lot of the high school, for an electronic recycling campaign and collection. During this event, community residents and businesses are urged to recycle their old electronics and bring them in for proper disposal. Items being accepted i >>
November 17, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
D.C. Police Chief posts videos of violence
The left-wing punditocracy's fascination with the Occupy Wall Street and its progeny movements has declined in inverse proportion to the upswing in violence, mayhem and public filth stemming from those about whom the left was cooing only a couple weeks ago. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier posted this: "The aggressive nature of Friday's demonstration prompted the Metropolitan Police Department to adjust tactics as needed to ensure safety. >>
November 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A report of a person brandishing a gun inside a minivan on the 71 Freeway near Chino on Friday afternoon prompted a strong response by authorities, but the culprit turned out to be a child fooling around with a toy weapon, a Los Angeles County sheriff's spokesman said. Read the story... | Source: LA Times Bl >>
November 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Valley Fire District's Training Division concluded last week a three-day training exercise on Mass Casualty Incidents at our new state-of-the-art Training Center on Schaefer Avenue in Chino. A Mass Casualty Incident is any incident or event that places excessive demands on EMS personnel and/or equipment. The training kicked off on November 2nd and ran until November 10th. The training simulated a vehicle accident involving anywhere >>
November 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Three people suspected of burglarizing a Chino Hills maintenance yard were arrested Sunday. Benjamin Herrera, 42, and Salina Rios, 33, both of San Bernardino, and Alicia Rios, 38, of Chino Hills were taken into custody and booked at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy, according to a San Bernardino County sheriffs news release. >>
November 9, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - A little more than a dozen medical marijuana supporters rallied in front of the Civic Center on Tuesday advocating for a dispensary in the city. The proponents then attended a City Council meeting where their opinions weren't as favorably received by some residents. Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa Times | Date posted: >>
November 1, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Crack Sentences Reduced, Thousands To Go Free
Inmate Bobby Cortez, 29, sits in a cage at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A reduction in federal prison sentences for crack cocaine took effect on Tuesday in a move that could let an estimated 12,000 inmates go free early. The changes reduce federal penalties for more addictive crack cocaine to bring them in line with those for powdered cocaine. The sentencing disparity had long been critic >>
November 1, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A man riding a bicycle was seriously injured early this morning, when he was struck by a car in the 13300 block of East End Avenue. Following a preliminary investigation, Officers of the Chino Police Department determined that Francisco Donato, 44, of Pomona was riding a bike southbound on East End Avenue at approximately 6:00 a.m. this morning. Gerardo Mendez, 18, of Pomona, was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon and also traveling southbound on Eas >>
October 24, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 35-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday morning in Chino. Officers found Richard Martinez, 35, of Rancho Cucamonga lying in the front yard. He was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda where he died at 9:59 a.m.. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin| Date posted: 10/24/2011 >>
October 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Rumors, photo claims Gaddafi wounded and captured, but all unconfirmed. The final stronghold of Moammar Gaddafi loyalists fell to the Libyan fighters Thursday, and Libyan state television reported that the ousted leader had been captured and killed... >>
October 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino City Council members approved to purchase five Chevrolet Tahoes at Tuesday's meeting. Cost for the 2012 Chevrolet's is $153,231.95 and they will be bought from the local dealership MK Smith Chevrolet in Chino. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 10/20/2011 >>
October 10, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - A cyclist was killed during a collision in Chino Hills on Saturday morning. San Bernardino County Sheriff's responded at 9:46 a.m. to the area of Carbon Canyon Road and Fairway Drive after getting reports of a traffic collision. Witnesses said the bicyclist, Omar Gomez, 27, of Pomona was riding east... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bul >>
October 10, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO, Calif. (KABC) -- A car theft suspect evaded police after crashing his vehicle and fleeing on foot in a Chino neighborhood. Authorities said at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday, a Chino police officer ran the license place of a maroon Honda Civic near the 13300 block of Monte Vista Avenue... Read the story... | Source: AB >>
October 10, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - A motion to hire a firm to manage retirement incentives for Chino Valley Unified District employees died last week. Board member Fred Youngblood made the motion to contract with R.J. Allen and Associates to provide an employee incentive retirement plan for the district's certificated and classified non-managment employees... Read the story... | Sou >>
October 10, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Calif. Man Sentenced For Insider Trading In Seattle Stock
A California man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 18 months in prison for insider trading of Seattle Genetics stock. Zishen Fan, 38, of Chino Hills, Calif., was charged with insider trading of the stock and arrested in April. His brother, Zizhong "James" Fan, of Mill Creek, committed suicide in Newark, N.J., when he learned there was a warrant for his arrest in the same case... >>
October 10, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
October 15Th - November 9th
There may be a few spaces left for the City of Chino Hills' Fall Basketball Rookie Clinic which offers kids from six to 11 years old the chance to sharpen their basketball skills. Players will work on the fundamentals of basketball including shooting, ball handling, passing, offensive skills, and team building. The cost is $40 for residents and $45 for non-residents. Visit www.chinohills.org/Registration to register online or visit Founders >>
October 5, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
There was very little explanation. An AP report simply stated that Apple says Steve Jobs has died; the shortest report I've ever seen.
Steve Jobs was and will remain an American icon associated with the most important technological movement in our generation; the age of the personal computer. Little Known Facts About Steve Jobs Steve Jobs was adopted: Read about this... | Source: ABC | Date posted: 10/5/2011 Steve Jobs >>
September 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Valley Fire District firefighters were dispatched at 8:17 pm to a reported hay fire on Hellman X Chino Corona Road. Firefighters made access to Pacific Hay Company (8875 Chino Corona Road) and found two acres worth of hay on fire. One hay barn made out of aluminum collapsed and two trailers were destroyed. The trailers' estimated value is $10,000. The value of the hay is estimated at $100,000. Chino Valley Fire District firefighters >>
August 16, 2011By The Editor
The Chino Police Department successfully concluded a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint last Friday night, resulting in nine arrests, 21 citations, and 18 vehicles towed. The checkpoint took place from approximately 8:00 p.m. and continued into the early hours of Saturday morning, in the 11900 block of Central Avenue. During the checkpoint, officers made nine arrests; six for driving under the influence of either alcohol or drugs, two warrant a >>
July 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
News from the Inland Empire Utilities Agency
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) recently announced the winners of its inaugural 2011 "Water is Life" art poster contest. The contest was open to students in grades K-12 within IEUA's service area. The objective was for the students to be able to create an artistic poster manifesting wise water usage and water issues. IEUA received over 200 student entries from schools within the service area. The student's entries were jud >>
July 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
News from the Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Fiscal Year 2011//12 Fiscally Conservative Budget The Inland Empire Utilities Agency's Board of Directors recently approved a $145 million (which is 14% lower than Fiscal Year 2010/2011 Amended Budget of $169 million) capital and operating budget for Fiscal Year 2011/2012 "With the uncertain economy and challenging condition of the State's budget continuing to be a major concern, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency continues with i >>
July 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
August 20: Backyard Composting & Free Mulch Giveaway Chino Basin Water Conservation District 9:00am - 12:30 PM August 27: Water Discovery Open House Chino Creek Park 10:30am - 12:30 PM September 7: Chino Day at the LA County Fair LA County Fairgrounds September 23: Chino Hills Day at the LA County Fair LA County Fairgrounds October 6: Project WET Workshop for Educators Frontier Project, Rancho Cucamonga October 22: Landsca >>
July 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
News from the City of Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, August 5, from approximately 8:00 p.m. through early Saturday morning, in a location where a significant number of DUI-related collisions and DUI arrests have occurred. The Department continues its ongoing efforts to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol related collisions. DUI checkpoints are conducted to i >>
July 25, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A woman was visiting family members in Chino last night when her husband arrived at the residence located in the 12500 block of Arlington Lane and shot her; she later died as a result of her injuries. Officers of the Chino Police Department received a call of shots fired and responded to the residence. Upon arrival, both the suspect and the victim were gone. Officers put out a description of both the suspect and the victim and shortly afte >>
July 25, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of failing to report a campaign contribution in a deal in which two felony charges were dismissed... Read the story... | Source: Mercury News | Date posted: 7/25/2011 >>
July 25, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Allegedly Dumped Body in Ontario
The man allegedly shot himself during a traffic stop in Rancho Cucamonga. CHINO, Calif. (KTLA Video) -- An elderly man is suspected of fatally shooting his wife of more than 50 years, dumping her body several miles away and then turning the gun on himself during a traffic stop... Read the story... | S >>
July 25, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Selection detailed to Grand Jury
Despite objections from San Bernardino County attorneys, Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum and two county supervisors negotiated who would mediate a legal settlement over a land rights dispute that netted the developer $102 million, according to Grand Jury testimony... Read the story... | Source: SB Sun | Date posted: 7/25/2011 >>
July 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
She was trying to hang bird feeder.
A Chino Hills woman who was trying to hang a bird feeder from her second-story patio lost her balance and fell to her death early Monday morning, authorities said. The woman, who was not identified, died after an unsuccessful attempt... Read the story... | Source: LA Times | Date posted: 7/18/ >>
July 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy Anthony Benjamin pleaded no contest on Wednesday to charges that he had sex with an underage teenager. The 16-year-old girl was a member of the department's Explorer Scout program... Read the story... | Source: SCPR.org | Date posted: 7/18/2011 >>
July 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 68-year-old woman died after her car struck her in a Chino Hills parking lot. Saisuri Amourpmong, of Hacienda heights, was driving about 10:30 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of 14700 Pipeline Ave. when Read the story... | Source: SB Sun | Date posted: 7/18/2011 >>
July 15, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (KABC) -- The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept. is seeking a suspect in a Chino Hills drugstore armed robbery. On Thursday, July 7, at about 8:52 p.m., a male suspect entered a CVS Pharmacy drugstore at 13181 Peyton Dr. Read the story... | Source: ABC Local | Date posted: 7/14/2011 >>
July 14, 2011By Joe A
Watch your driving. The rules are changing.
The Chino City Council unanimously approved a resolution amending the Comprehensive Speed Zone of the Chino Municipal Code during the City Council Meeting held on Tuesday, July 5th. As a result, staff members of the City's Public Works Department are posting signage, which reflect the new decreased speeds throughout the community and along newly developed roadways in and around The Preserve. Prior to the City Council's approval, City staff >>
July 8, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
As of 1:00 PM, the city reported that Carbon Canyon is now fully accessible.
Update 1:20 PM, Friday, July 8, 2011 - Carbon Canyon is fully accessible. -- -- -- Earlier, the city posted an update on their site that Carbon Canyon would be closed on Friday till 6:00 PM - Open only for residents. Carbon Canyon Road Closed Till Approx. 6 p.m. Tonight - Update: 8:30 a.m. July 8th 8:30 a.m. Update - Carbon Canyon closure has been extended until approximately 6:00 p.m. this evening. Chino Hills Canyon residents may only >>
July 8, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Firefighters in Orange County have achieved about 50% containment of a brush fire that has burned about 390 acres in the Carbon Canyon area in Brea.. Read the story... | Source: LA Times | Date posted: 7/8/2011 Fire Burning In Canyon Near Chino Hills Chino Valley firefighters are helping to put out a fire burning on th >>
July 6, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Pool Safety More Important than Ever Now
Chino Valley Fire District firefighters were dispatched at 1:25 pm on Monday to the 5100 block of Chesapeake Court in Chino for a reported near drowning. Upon arrival, firefighters found a 4 year old male near drowning victim with CPR already in progress. Fire crews immediately began treatment, with the patients condition rapidly improving. The patient was transported by air ambulance to Loma Linda University Medical Center >>
July 5, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued an alert for Esteban Joseph Sauceda. Esteban may go by the name "Joseph" and has been missing from Chino Hills, California in the United States since May 2, 2011. He was born on September 7, 1996 Read the story... | Source: Examiner.com | Date post >>
July 5, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The 91 Express sent us this information about closures this week...
As always, it is our goal to provide you with a fast, safe and reliable commute, therefore, we want you to be aware of the following closures impacting the 91 Express Lanes. To assist Caltrans with a grooving project on the mainline, the Eastbound 91 Express Lanes will be closed during the night-time and early-morning hours of Tuesday, July 5 to Monday, July 11. To minimize the impact on traffic flow, the work will be performed during late-nig >>
July 5, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department are investigating a suspicious package, which was left near the front door of the Police Department at approximately 7:00 a.m. this morning. Once the package was discovered, the Chino Valley Independent Fire District was contacted and subsequently, the Ontario Fire Department Bomb Squad was called to further investigate. The Chino Police Department, City Hall, and the Chino Courthouse were all evacuated as >>
June 17, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 40-year-old Pomona man was the victim of yesterday's fatal two-vehicle crash on an eastbound off-ramp along Highway 60 in Chino, California Highway Patrol officers say. The wreck was reported at 2:15 p.m. Thursday at the Ramona Avenue exit. Read the story... | Source: Press Enterprise| Date posted: 6/17/2011 >>
June 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
SANTA ANA - A Chino Hills man was one of four people indicted in a $17 million workers' compensation insurance fraud scheme at Buena Park medical offices. Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa Times | Date posted: 6/16/2011 >>
June 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Five-year-old Kimie Metcalf of Chino is battling a little-known form of leukemia. At the same time, she's fighting to get the disease more attention with the help of a team of warriors.... Read the story... | Source: ABC 7 | Date posted: 6/16/2011 >>
June 16, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department responded to a traffic collision involving a pedestrian in the 3300 block of Riverside Drive at approximately 7:37 this morning. The pedestrian, Luis Octavio Castillo, 67, of Chino sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment, where he was listed in stable condition. Following a preliminary investigation, Officers determined that Castillo was crossing >>
June 13, 2011By The Editor
A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge delayed the arraignment of four defendants in a bribery and corruption scandal Friday while agreeing to seal grand jury transcripts for three weeks. Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum, former Supervisor Paul Biane, former Assistant Assessor Jim Erwin, and Mark Kirk, the county's director of governmental affairs, will return to court July 1 >>
June 9, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Planned Outage Will Affect Traffic Signal at Peyton Drive / Olympic View - Thursday, June 9th
The City of Chino Hills' web site reported the following: Southern California Edison has scheduled a planned power outage from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9th. The traffic signal at Peyton Drive and Olympic View is expected to go dark during most of the power outage. Motorists are advised to treat a dark, or flashing red traffic signal as a four-way stop. For updates on power outages, call SCE directly at (800) 611-1911 or visit >>
June 2, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Sheriff's traffic investigators are looking for witnesses to a fatal car crash that occurred Tuesday in Chino Hills. Serlander Faye Webb, 43, of Chino Hills was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at the corner of Chino Hills Parkway and Falling Star Lane at 8:58 a.m. Read the story... | Source: SB Sun | Date posted: 6/2/2011 >>
June 1, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Sports, Cooking Classes, & National Night Out Events Announced
JR. CHEF'S COOKING CLASS - JUNE 2nd There are just a few spaces left in the Junior Chef's Cooking Class on Thursday, June 2nd. Kids from 7 to 12 years of age who love to cook are invited to attend an introductory class on the basics of cooking. This class is set in a fun and friendly group atmosphere where kids will prepare delicious snacks to take home. This one-day class will be held at the McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Cent >>
May 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Incident under investigation
Two men are believed to have been electrocuted while working in a field in Chino on Friday. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 5/22/2011 >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City Hall and the City Yard will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30th. The McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on this holiday. Trash pick-up will be delayed one day during the week following Memorial Day. Chino Hills City Council Budget Workshop 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 24Th The Chino Hills City Council will meet for a Budget Workshop at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24th. Th >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Video Highlights Efforts Of Public Works Crews
The City of Chino Hills is celebrating National Public Works Week from May 15th to May 21st. The celebration was kicked off by a Public Works Week Proclamation presented by the City Council on May 10th. The theme this year, "Serving You & Your Community" reminds residents that services provided by the Public Works Department are evident daily every time we turn on a faucet, flush a toilet, drive down a street, or enjoy a local p >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City warning citizens.
Some Chino Hills residents are receiving flyers indicating that street addresses are being painted on the curbs in their neighborhoods. According to City officials, these street address painters have not been authorized by the City to paint street addresses on the curbs. The notices typically do not contain any contact information nor have they applied for a business license to operate legally in Chino Hills. In some cases, the notices ask th >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CIF Softball: Millikan Shocks Chino Chino took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Millikan responded with a shocking seven run rally in the second inning, highlighted by a grand slam home run by junior Eris Perez.... Read the story... | Source: Gazettes.com | Date posted: >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Joann Lombardo has been appointed to lead the City of Chino Hills' building and safety, planning, and economic development efforts as the Community Development Director. She served her first day on May 9th although she is no stranger to City Hall. She has provided contract planning and environmental services to the Community Development Department for the past 16 years. "I have always enjoyed working in Chino Hills," said Ms. Lombar >>
May 20, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Applications due May 12th Council Member Gwenn Norton-Perry is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Public Works Commission due to the vacancy created when Mayor Ed Graham elevated Public Works Commissioner Michael Stover to the Planning Commission to fill Michael Braun's post. Michael Braun served 10 years on the Planning Commission. The deadline for Chino Hills residents to submit an application is 5:00 p.m. on T >>
May 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Outage to Occur on Grand Avenue Wednesday Night May 18th
Southern California Edison has scheduled a planned power outage from 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18th until 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 19th in the vicinity of Chino Hills Parkway and Grand Avenue. Traffic signals at Grand Avenue / Village Center Drive, Pleasant Hill / Grand Avenue, and Grand Avenue at Grand Avenue Park are expected to go dark during most of the power outage. Motorists are advised to treat a dark, or flashing red traffic s >>
May 12, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A twisted love triangle within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ended with three people dead Tuesday night... 43-year-old Chino correctional officer, Malvin Conley was shot and killed in the incident... Read the story... | Source: LA Weekly | Date posted: 5/12/2011 >>
May 11, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - A former home improvement big box store will soon house the city's finest. Police Chief Miles Pruitt and City Council members gathered Tuesday afternoon to oversee the starting point of the new Chino police station. Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa Times | Date posted: 5/11/2011 >>
May 9, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Woman died in collision
SANTA ANA - A drunken driver from Chino Hills has been sentenced to 31 years in state prison for killing an 18-year-old woman last year in a traffic collision... Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa Times | Date posted: 5/9/2011 >>
May 9, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department has suspended its Explorer Scout program after two deputies were accused of having sex with underage girls enrolled in the program. The Explorer Scout program offers young people a chance to experience police work first hand. The incidents allegedly occurred while female Scouts were on patrol with the deputies. >>
May 6, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
NEAR NEWBERRY SPRINGS; A Chino Hills man was killed early Sunday morning on Interstate 15 after his SUV hit another vehicle and rolled over. Read the story... | Source: Desert Dispatch | Date posted: 5/6/2011 >>
May 6, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - The superintendent of a home construction project has been charged with a felony for allegedly bribing a building inspector for Chino Hills. Read the story... | Source: SGV Tribune | Date posted: 5/6/2011 Editor's Note: It's good to see that our city staff did not succumb and rather, reported it to the authorities. :-) >>
April 29, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Two girls escaped using pepper spray
CHINO HILLS: Authorities say he trapped five girls, exposed himself and threatened to kill them. A 31-year-old Eastvale electrician was arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment and indecent exposure, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said Thursday... Read the story... | Source: Press Enterprise | Date posted: 4/ >>
April 28, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
San Bernardino County sheriff's investigators Wednesday released a composite sketch of a man who exposed himself to five girls in a Chino Hills tunnel, blocked the exit and threatened them... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 4/28/2011 >>
April 27, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - Battling the encroaching power lines, the city will get its day in court sooner than expected. California's 4th District Court of Appeal has granted Chino Hills' request to move up on the court calendar its appeal of Southern California Edison's Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date poste >>
April 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - The attorney for a 15-year-old girl who was involved in a sexual relationship with her science teacher at Chino Hills High School last school year plans to file a lawsuit next week against the Chino Valley Unified School District for negligence... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 4/22/2011 >>
April 21, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
ONTARIO - As police continue to investigate the drowning death of a 2-year-old girl, they warn residents to be vigilant when children are playing in and around pools... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 4/21/2011 >>
April 19, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies from the Chino Hills station arrested and cited employees at four businesses Thursday on suspicion of serving alcohol to a minor... Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Date posted: 4/19/2011 >>
April 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Santa Ana man who was due to be released from prison Wednesday has been charged with a 1984 killing in Anaheim. Richard Stanley Sandoval, 57, was being held at the Institution for Men in Chino on a probation violation in connection Read the story... | Source: LA Times | Date posted: 4/13/2011 >>
April 13, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Valley Fire District launched its first ever trading card featuring Firefighter/Paramedic Russell Tao and his search and rescue dog, Andy. The card will be distributed to the public during community events, fire station tours and any other time Fire District personnel interact with the communities we proudly serve. The trading card highlights the training and experience Firefighter/Paramedic Tao and Andy have gained since first bein >>
April 12, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Tanner Raboin of Chino Hills, the Kings fan whose need for a bone marrow transplant inspired a donor registration drive at the Kings' regular-season finale on Saturday, died Monday, a team spokesman said... Read the story... | Source: LA Times | Date posted: 4/12/2011 >>
April 8, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
This crime is being actively investigated and anyone with information is asked to contact the Chino Police Department at 909-591-9873.
Officers of the Chino Police Department are looking for a suspect caught on camera during a robbery that took place at approximately 3:50 p.m. this afternoon at the US Bank located at 12801 Central Avenue. The suspect was described as a black male adult wearing a white hat, green sweatshirt, and jeans. The suspect did not show a weapon and fled the bank with an unknown amount of cash. According to witnesses, the suspect got into a black tr >>
April 5, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Property Owners Reminded To Pay Tax Collector Larry Walker Urges Property Owners To Pay Their Property Taxes By April 11Th To Avoid Penalties.
San Bernardino, CA - San Bernardino County Tax Collector Larry Walker is encouraging property owners to pay the second installment of their property taxes by Monday, April 11th to avoid a 10% penalty. "Property taxes fund key public services that enhance the quality of life for our residents," said Walker. "As we continue to face the impacts of our economy, we want to encourage property owners to do what they can to make their >>
April 1, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Texting and Driving Will Cost You: First Ticket Minimum $170
How often do you see drivers texting or talking with hand-held cell phones and wish they would be stopped and cited? As part of California's first Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies across the Inland Region will enforce zero tolerance days, targeting drivers who use cell phones or text while driving. A ticket for violating either triggers a minimum $170 ticket and subsequent tickets are a minimum of $210. Distracted >>
March 31, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officer Alex Courtney Named the 2011 MADD Award Recipient for the Chino Police Department
Chino Police Officer Alex Courtney was recently recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for his passion in aggressively seeking out and arresting drunk drivers. During his four year career as a Chino Police Officer, Courtney has made over 140 DUI arrests, the majority taking place in just the last three years. Courtney was recognized during an event held in Sacramento last Saturday, March 26th, along with approximately 180 public >>
March 24, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
On Sunday, February 27th at approximately 1:05 a.m., Chino Police Officers responded to the 14100 block of Ramona Avenue and found a man lying unconscious on the roadway, bleeding from the back of his head. After being treated at the scene by members of the Chino Valley Independent Fire District, Brett Dawson, 51, of Chino Hills, was transported by air ambulance to Loma Linda Medical Center. Subsequently, on Friday, March 11th, Dawson pas >>
March 24, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Volunteer opportunities, Activities, & Contests Announced
SUMMER VOLUNTEEN APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE STARTING MARCH 21ST The Chino Hills Recreation Division is looking for enthusiastic teens, ages 13 to 16 years old, who wish to volunteer their time this summer. Volunteens assist City staff in the Summer Day Camp, Aquatics, and Pee Wee Sports, Summer Day Camp, Mobile Recreation,and Special Event programs. The summer program period is from June 20th to August 26th. A mandatory training is scheduled d >>
March 24, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Justin Clark Wallin, 31, a former music teacher at Chino Hills High School has pleaded guilty to two felonies for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Read the story... | Source: Contra Costa Times | Date posted: 3/24/2011 >>
March 7, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Confirms Normal Malnutrition Rates Among Its Medicare Patients;
Recent Studies Debunked. 20 Highest Rates Found in Other Hospital Systems March 7, 2011, Ontario, California - Prime Healthcare Services (PHS), California's leading healthcare provider and one of the nation-s top for-profit healthcare systems, today announced the result of a detailed review of California's 2009 Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Data on malnutrition rates at all of the state-s hospitals. This re >>
March 7, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, March 11th, from approximately 8:00 p.m. through early Saturday morning. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol related crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. At the checkpoint, O >>
March 2, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Family outraged after woman killed by tow truck during car repossession
The case of a woman who officials say was fatally dragged by a tow truck repossessing her car in Chino Hills on Tuesday has sparked anger among her family and neighbors. Lisa Via, 42, died at Chino Valley Medical Center at 2:56 a.m. after being crushed while standing between the car and a tow truck, said San Bernardino County coroner officials, who said she was dragged 40 feet. Authorities are investigating, but the tow truck driver has not be >>
February 27, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
At 5:13 pm on Thursday, February 18, Chino Valley Fire District Firefighters responded to a reported commercial fire at American Beef Packers on the 13600 block of Yorba Avenue in Chino. Firefighters made entry into the structure and found a conveyor belt on fire. Firefighters attacked the fire and were able to confine it to the machinery of origin. The Fire was completely extinguished within 30 minutes of firefighter arrival. Employ >>
February 27, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Stolen car leads to drug busts.
Officers of the Chino Police Department made seven arrests on Tuesday, after locating a stolen 2010 silver Honda Civic parked in front of a residence in the 13100 block of Chukar Court. As Officers conducted surveillance on both the vehicle and home, they observed a second vehicle leaving the residence. Officers stopped and searched the vehicle, locating 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, resulting in the arrest of the driver, Branden Choi, 25, from >>
February 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The San Gabriel Tribune reported today that the sentencing for Frank Jose Carrillo, who stole a 1988 World Series ring and other jewelry, from former Dodger Jimmy Campanis last year was postponed until late this year. The ring was stolen while Mr. Campanis golfed in a Chino Hills golf club charity tournament. Read the story... | Source: S G V Tribune | Date posted: 2/18/2011 >>
February 15, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, February 25th, from approximately 8:00 p.m. through early Saturday morning. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol related crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. At the checkpoint >>
January 27, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Chino Hills woman was struck and injured by a pickup that then left the scene. The truck, a mid-1990s yellow Ford Ranger, struck Illina Ruiz, 46... Read the story... | Source: Press Enterprise | Date posted: 1/27/2011 >>
January 25, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Convicted killer loses latest appeal
Death row inmate Kevin Cooper, convicted in the 1983 Chino Hills slayings of four victims that included two children, has lost his latest effort to re-examine DNA evidence in his case... Read the story... | Source: Press Enterprise | Date posted: 1/25/2011 >>
January 22, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Locals were reminded of San Bruno blast
A minor gas leak that locals reported two months ago had some Chino residents concerned. This report by NBC Los Angeles tells the story... >>
January 18, 2011By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Kerry Baxter, a 2008 graduate from Boys Republic High School in Chino Hills was shot & killed Sunday night in Oakland.
Read the story... | Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Date posted: 1/18/2011 >>
December 22, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino PD will conduct checkpoints on December 29
Officers of the Chino Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Wednesday, December 29, from approximately 8:00 p.m. through early Thursday morning. In an effort to reduce the number of fatal injuries in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. All too often motorists are senselessly injur >>
December 4, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Each year, hundreds of underprivileged children go without Christmas
gifts to open on Christmas morning. To help make the season brighter for many of those children, Chino Valley Fire District firefighters will be escorting 100 local students to the Chino Wal-Mart on Wednesday December 15, 2010 at 9:30 am for a shopping-spree under the Code 3 Delivery Program. Wal-Mart is located at 3943 Grand Avenue in Chino. Each child will receive $100 to spend and will be paired to shop with a firefighter or a police offi >>
November 30, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City of Chino Announces Checkpoint...
Officers of the Chino Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, December 3, from approximately 8:00 p.m. through early Saturday morning. In an effort to reduce the number of fatal injuries in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. At the checkpoint, Officers will be looking fo >>
October 28, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - The city attorney of Chino and Rialto was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. California Highway Patrol officers from the Santa Fe Springs station arrested Jimmy Gutierrez at 1:52 a.m. on Fairway Avenue, just south of the 60 Freeway, in the City of Industry, officials said. Gutierrez said he was driving on the 60 Freeway when officers stopped him and told him he was swerving. They >>
October 22, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested two Ontario robbery suspects who shot a man while trying to force him out of a vehicle. Jonathan Hempe, 23, and Ryan Factor, 25, were booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on suspicion of attempted homicide, robbery, extortion and being felons in possession of firearms. Read the story... >>
October 19, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A search is under way for a suspect who shot two people near Chino Monday night, killing one and critically wounding the other. The shooting happened in the 13000 block of East End Avenue in an unincorporated area near Chino. Deputies rushed to a home after receiving a 911 call of shots fired. Read the story... Sour >>
October 19, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Authorities say a man who was hit in the head with a golf ball at a Southern California country club has died. The San Bernardino County coroner's office said on its website Sunday that 69-year-old Hiroshi Tango of Brea died at a hospital Saturday. Read the story... Source: WFMJ.Com | Date posted: 10/18/2010 >>
October 18, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Late last week, The Chino Police Department's Special Enforcement Team completed a four month investigation involving members of the tagging crew who call themselves Best Known (BK). At the onset of the investigation in June, Chino Police Department Investigators, in conjunction with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Chino Hills Station, began receiving information that members of this tagging crew were involved in the distri >>
September 27, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 20-year-old Chino Hills pedestrian was killed this weekend in a pre-dawn accident in that city in western San Bernardino County, coroner's officials say... Read the story... Source: Press Enterprise | Date Posted: 9/27/2010 >>
September 15, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
New uniforms to debut Monday
Uniformed Officers of the Chino Police Department will look a little different on Monday, September 20th, which is the day their new uniform updates will be introduced to the public. The new look will include an updated shoulder patch and brushed nickel rank and insignia, which will replace the current gold. "This is an exciting time for the Department," said Police Chief Miles Pruitt. "Our personnel initiated the idea of a ne >>
September 11, 2010By Joe A
Video from the fire
There was a brush fire in Chino Hills tonight. Here is some video. - - - - - - - - - - - >>
September 8, 2010By The Editor
The Chino Police Department successfully concluded a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint over the holiday weekend resulting in six arrests, 31 citations, and 10 impounded/stored vehicles.
The checkpoint took place on Friday, September 3rd, from approximately 9:00 p.m. and continued into the early hours of Saturday morning, in the 11600 block of Central Avenue. During the checkpoint, officers made six arrests; two for driving under the influence, three warrant arrests, and one drug-related arrest. DUI saturation patrols were also conducted throughout the evening, resulting in an additional three DUI arrests. Checkpo >>
August 27, 2010By The Editor
Acting on an anonymous tip, members of the Chino Police Department's Special Enforcement Team (S.E.T.) located a sophisticated indoor marijuana grow house in the 4500 block of Carmen Avenue and arrested three suspects for cultivation of marijuana, possession for sales, and grand theft of utilities. Wei Long Xu, 44, of Rosemead, Weilin Xu, 46, of Rosemead, and Yang He, 40, of San Gabriel were all booked at the West Valley Detention Center after t >>
August 26, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, September 3rd from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., in a location where a significant number of DUI-related collisions and DUI arrests have occurred. Officers will screen drivers passing through the checkpoint for sobriety and for a valid driver's license. Drivers found to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs will be arrested, and unli >>
August 20, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Officers of the Chino Police Department responded to a call reporting a traffic collision involving a pedestrian at Ramona Avenue and Riverside Drive last night at approximately 8:00 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene and determined that Alexander Jurado, 23, of Pomona, was driving eastbound on Riverside Drive in a 2007 Kia Spectra, when he collided with a female pedestrian, Konjit Shawel, 49, of Chino. Shawel was crossing Riverside Drive i >>
August 20, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on local roadways by impaired drivers. This DUI/Drivers License checkpoint is an effort to reduce those tragedies, as well as insuring drivers have a valid driver's license. A major component of these checkpoints is to increase awareness of the dangers of impaired driving and to encourage sober designated drivers. A DUI checkpoint is a proven effective method for achieving >>
August 15, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Starting September 7, 2010, three new circulator routes will serve the communities of Chino Hills, Grand Terrace and Yucaipa. Best of all, OmniGo service will be FREE of charge through September, 30, 2010. OmniGo Route 325 extends service by connecting Grand Terrace residents to locations such as the Grand Terrace Senior Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center, City Hall, Pettis Veterans' Hospital, and the future Grand Terrace H >>
August 12, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Posted Date: 8/11/2010
Officers of the Chino Police Department are advising residents to be aware of burglaries in the area. Suspects are targeting houses when no one is home. Suspects will approach a home, knock on the door several times, and when no one answers, they either kick in the door or go around to the backyard and enter the residence through a door or window. Officers advise residents to verbally acknowledge the knock at the door, even if the decision is mad >>
August 10, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The San Bernardino County coroner's office has determined that, like his older sibling, the younger of two brothers found dead in a Chino Hills ravine last month shot himself. The bodies of Christian Gonzalez, 10, and Bryan Gonzalez, 12, were discovered July 27 by family members near their home off Mystic Canyon Drive, the Sheriff's Department said... >>
August 3, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Acting on an anonymous tip, Chino Police Department Narcotics Investigators seized roughly 124 pounds of marijuana and over one pound of hashish last week at a residence located in the 7900 block of Glide Path Court. Officers estimate the street value of the seized drugs was in excess of $800,000. Officers arrested Raymond Galarze, 34, of Chino Hills at the Glide Path Court residence. Officers then searched Galarze's home in Chino Hills an >>
August 1, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (KABC) -- A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled east Los Angeles County about 3:42 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered near Chino Hills on the L.A. and San Bernardino county line, about 5 miles east of Diamond Bar. Read the story... | Source: (ABC) Date posted:8/1/10 >>
July 27, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Gun found was the father's but no conclusions have been made
UPDATES: These are all the updated stories we could find... Read the story... | Source: KTLA | Posted: 7/28/10 Read the story... | Source: NBC | Posted: 7/28/10 >>
July 12, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
No injuries
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (KABC) -- A pilot whose plane ran out of fuel was forced to make an emergency landing on a Chino Hills golf course Sunday. There were about two dozen people near the area where the pilot of the plane landed at Los Serranos Country Club about 2 p.m. There were no injuries to people on the golf course or the pilot. "We were right there on the driving range," said Jennifer Nay of Chino. "We turned around, >>
July 8, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Traffic held up for hours
Just after rush hour on Thursday, July, 8th a Mission Linen Supply truck flipped over while circling on the southbound on ramp to get onto the 71 freeway. Sheriff's Police and firemen arrived on the scene within minutes. The driver was taken to the hospital with head injuries. No one else was injured. However the roll-over created a sizable oil slick. Police and fire personnel had to shut down the southbound freeway for several hours until t >>
July 8, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Picture of suspect who robbed B of A in Chino released.
The Chino Police Department is requesting the media's assistance in locating a suspect who is wanted for questioning in regards to a bank robbery that took place at the Bank of America, located at 12747 Central Avenue at approximately 10:32 a.m. this morning. The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and alleged he had a weapon and demanded cash. The suspect then exited the bank and left in a 4-door white vehicle described as a C >>
July 3, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
George Armenta, 36, of El Monte, jailed at West Valley Detention Center
Mr. Armenta, formerly involved with a Chino Hills high school color guard was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sex acts with an underage student several years ago, officials said. San Bernardino County sheriff's detectives began investigating in March, when a another former color guard member reported that he had been sexually involved with the suspect from 1999 to 2004, beginning at age 15. At the time, Armenta worked at various high schools >>
June 29, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Valley Fire District Fire Chief Paul Benson announced today his retirement as fire chief for the Fire District, effective August 31, 2010. For 10 years Chief Benson has led the Fire District with the goal of providing the best service available to the citizens in Chino, Chino Hills and surrounding unincorporated areas. Under his leadership the Fire District has seen many accomplishments including the construction of Fire Station 3, addition >>
June 29, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Suspect in freeway shootings caught in the act
A 40-year-old cable repairman from the High Desert is accused of shooting 70 vehicles on Inland freeways from behind the wheel during his routes, the CHP said Thursday. Hesperia resident William Frye was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon when CHP officers witnessed the driver of a gray pickup shoot out the window of a vehicle on southbound Interstate 15 near Highway 138 near the Cajon Pass, CHP Captain Joe >>
June 15, 2010By The Editor
A magnitude-5.7 earthquake centered in Imperial County rocked the Inland area and a wide swath of Southern California on Monday night and forced a brief halt to the Toronto Blue Jays-San Diego Padres game in San Diego. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered 5 miles southeast of Ocotillo near the U.S.-Mexico border. It struck at about 9:30 p.m... >>
June 12, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A former correctional officer at Chino State Prison was sentenced Monday to 51 months in federal prison for charges related to a 2002 incident during which he assaulted shackled inmates and then tried to cover up the crime, officials said. Robert McGowan, 51, who lives in the Bloomington area of San Bernardino County, was sentenced after a jury found him guilty on two counts of deprivation of rights under the color of authority for assaulting >>
June 12, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
What really happened to cause the devastating oil leak in the gulf of Mexico? And what is BP doing to fix the problem?
Editor's note: We typically focus only on local news but this report seemed so compelling we thought you'd like to see it (if you didn't already). For an answer to the first question, watch this 60 Minutes story. As for the answer to the second question, read my special report on the devastating choices made by BP to "clean up" the mess -- choices that could WORSEN the environmental impact of the spill, rather than improve it. &qu >>
June 7, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Monday, June 7 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Chino Spectrum Town Center, Chino, CA
The Chino Tea Party and Chino Hills Tea Party Patriots will be holding a rally at the corner of Grand Avenue and Pipeline Avenue and at the corner of Grand Avenue and Peyton Driveon June 7, at 5 PM through 7 PM. Bring your flags, your signs, and your patriotic spirit! Contact Carmen Fructuoso at (909)731-6101 or chinoteaparty@yahoo. read more Price: FREE Phone: (909) 731-6101 Age Suitability: All Ages Tags: chino and chino hills te >>
May 28, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A gasoline tanker crashed through the center divider
and is on fire on the EB 91 Freeway in Corona causing a complete 91 freeway closure. The south bound on ramps to SR-71 at Euclid, Butterfield Ranch Road, and Pine Avenue are closed preventing travel to the 91 freeway. Those already traveling on the SR-71 will be re-routed at Pine Avenue. All Traffic Eastbound 91 is being diverted off the freeway at Green River and westbound 91 Freeway traffic is being diverted onto northbound 71 Freeway. CalT >>
May 28, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CalTrans has several Ramp Closures on and off State Route 71 today and in the coming days!
There will be several on and off ramp closures to State Route 71 that may impact your travel on several days from May 28th through June 16th while CalTrans completes paving and road work. If you travel SR-71, please see the complete listing of impacts. May 28th The north bound Euclid/Butterfield Ranch Road on ramp to SR-71 will be closed from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for road work. June 1st The Chino Hills Parkway southbound off ramp to SR-71 w >>
May 28, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Actor Removed From Life Support After Intracranial Hemorrhage
Former child TV star Gary Coleman has died after an intracranial hemorrhage suffered earlier this week left him unconscious and on life support at a Utah hospital. The former child star slipped into a coma after suffering a fall in Utah. "Child actor Gary Coleman died at approximately 12:05 p.m. Mountain Standard Time at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center," said Janet Frank, a spokeswoman for the hospital, in an e-mailed statement. >>
May 25, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
It is as certain as death and taxes as well as the increase in gas prices in spring and summer. Starting today, Click it or Ticket is back. And this year, the fines for not buckling up are higher. More than 150 law enforcement agencies in the state - including local officers and deputies - will be on the lookout for un-belted drivers and passengers as part of the 2010 "Click It or Ticket" mobilization from today through June 6, >>
May 25, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Estimated 12 separate incidents. Shooter using some type of pellet gun.
Police think the shooter may be driving a red pickup truck with a confederate flag on it. California Highway Patrol officials are investigating at least half a dozen reports of vehicle rear windows shattered in the Inland Empire. California Highway Patrol officials are investigating at least half a dozen reports of vehicle rear windows shattered in the Inland Empire. The California Highway Patrol says a sniping vandal has shattered dozen >>
May 23, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Jean Wade Johnson
March 15, 1945 - May 7, 2010 Jean Wade Johnson passed from this life on Friday May 7, 2010. She was born on March 15, 1945 in Missouri and grew up in Southern California. She attended California Polytechnic State University at Pomona and Claremont University Graduate School to receive her training and California Teaching Certification. As a third generation educator, she had over 30 years of experience in teaching and administration roles in t >>
May 23, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS - A star student was laid to rest on Saturday after hundreds attended a memorial service held at her school. Chino Hills High School junior Yla Aquino, 17, had been allergic to peanuts. She died on May 10 at Chino Valley Medical Center from anaphylactic shock after accidentally eating peanut butter the day before. Yla's untimely death, two days after her prom night, caused an outpouring of grief in the community. On a Faceboo >>
May 22, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
FULLERTON - Authorities have identified a 25-year-old motorcyclist who was killed Wednesday morning in a crash on the 57 freeway.
James Liu of Chino died after crash involving two other vehicles on the southbound 57 just north of Rolling Hills Drive, coroners officials said Wednesday night. According to the CHP, here's how the crash occurred: Liu was splitting lanes between the car-pool and the No. 1 lanes at an unknown high rate of speed on the southbound 57 just north of Rolling Hills Drive... >>
May 18, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Police Department Targets Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint The Chino Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, May 29th from approximately 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Officers will screen drivers passing through the checkpoint for sobriety and a valid driver's license. Drivers found to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs will be arrested, and unlicensed drivers may be cited, and their >>
May 17, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Dolores Valencia completes third marathon in 53 days
Dolores Valencia of Chino Hills finished first among women with a time of 3:22.44. Karen Wester (3:25.51) of Alta Loma was second, and Redondo Beach resident Rachel Ragona, 27, finished third in 3:26.42.... CHINOHILLS.COM INTERVIEW WITH DOLORES... ChinoHills.com contacted Dolores to get more information from her. After all, she is a champion and from Chino Hills. We found her at work during her lunch hour. Here is our interview of Chino H >>
May 14, 2010By Joe A
Chino Hills HS and Community Mourning Our Loss
The sudden passing of 17 year old Yla Aquino (pronounced "Eeelah") has shocked the student body at Chino Hills High School and the entire community. Family, friends, teachers, staff, and parents of other students showed up to a memorial organized by friends at Ayala Park on Tuesday night. Yla was a lifetime resident of Chino Hills. Her mom & dad, Larissa and Teodulo, along with four older sisters, Ylissa (24), Theodisa (23), Th >>
April 23, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A 23 year-old male Chino resident was attacked and stabbed numerous times last night while walking near 5th and B Streets at approximately 10:30 p.m. The victim was reportedly walking to a friend's house when six males exited a vehicle, confronted the suspect, and a fight ensued. The victim was stabbed several times in the torso. He was later transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injuries and was reported to be in stabl >>
April 23, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Century of Celebration and Conservation
The City of Chino is inviting people to come out and celebrate Arbor Day on Wednesday, April 28th at Ayala Park, which is located at 14225 Central Avenue in Chino. The celebration will kick-off at 4:00 p.m. at the southeast side of the park, near College Park Avenue. Join us as we plant 30 new trees acquired through a Grant Partnership with the South Coast Air Quality Management District. First celebrated in Nebraska in 1872, Arbor Day is now >>
April 21, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Government to Currency Users: Know Its Features So You Can Know It's Real
Benjamin Franklin is still on the C-note. But he has been joined by a disappearing Liberty Bell in an inkwell and a bright blue security ribbon composed of thousands of tiny lenses that magnify objects in mysterious ways. Move the bill, and the objects move in a different direction. So what's new in this new design of the new 100 dollar bill? For security purposes, Federal Reserve added blue 3-D Security Ribbon on the front of the new 100 doll >>
April 8, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, April 16th from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., in a location where a significant number of DUI-related collisions and DUI arrests have occurred. Officers will screen drivers passing through the checkpoint for sobriety and a valid driver's license. Drivers found to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs will be arrested, and unlicensed drivers may >>
April 7, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
When: Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Where: 6500 Butterfield Ranch Rd
Darlene Merkler's book is called "Complete Resource Guide for Baby Boomers". Meet the Author! Have some dessert and coffee. Inland Empire author, Darlene Merkler, published her second book entitled The Complete Resource Guide for Baby Boomers in 2009. The book is a compilation of 19 authors, each writing about their field of expertise. All of the topics are directed to adult children of aging parents and more specifically the Ba >>
March 31, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Pair Who Threw Molotov Cocktail Is Sought
Detectives are looking for a man and woman who threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of a Chino Hills home last weekend, starting a fire. The suspects knocked on the door of a house in the 13000 block of Emerald Wat on Sunday and asked to speak to the victim's daughter. When told that the daughter no longer lived there, the suspects left in a white pickup truck. At 11:30 p.m., they again knocked on the door, rang the door bell and then >>
March 23, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Social Security Retirement Benefits Informational Program Will be Held on April 22nd
City Of Chino Hills To Host A Social Security Retirement Benefits Informational Program on April 22nd Are you confused about Social Security retirement benefits? Are you trying to plan for your retirement? The City of Chino Hills has partnered with the Social Security Administration to offer a free informational session on Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Chino Hills City Hall Community Room, 14000 City Cen >>
February 21, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills Community Meeting
On Wednesday, February 24, 2010 7:00 p.m. at Chino Valley Community Church (in the worship center) 14601 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills a meeting will be held to update the community on the latest happenings regarding the power lines planned to run thought Chino Hills. The City of Chino Hills is extremely disappointed with the California Public Utilities Commission action to approve Southern California Edison's Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Proj >>
February 21, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills Police schedule event to help residents engrave valuables
Chino Hills Police report that there has been an increase in vehicle burglaries in the City of Chino Hills. Thieves are targeting items that are not easily identified but are easily removed from vehicles. The theft of third row seats from popular SUV's (Sport Utility Vehicles) is the newest trend in vehicle break-ins. According to Lieutenant Stephen Smith, "It takes a thief less than one minute to unlatch and remove that third row seat b >>
February 8, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), 77, a Vietnam veteran who staunchly supported military spending and became a master of pork-barrel politics, died today at Virginia Hospital Center following gallbladder surgery last month. Elected to Congress in 1974 from a southwestern Pennsylvania district that has been economically devastated by the decline of America's coal-mining and steel industries, the gruff and jowly Murtha was beloved by his constituents f >>
February 6, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
At noon Saturday, Feb. 6th, all roads are open.
Please review the following list for areas that will likely be closed or flooded during and after heavy periods of rain. Please avoid these areas until the water subsides. Likely Road Closures, Flooded Areas, and Areas to Avoid: -Peyton Dr. between Morningfield Dr. (south of Eucalyptus) and Bulldog Way at Ayala -Eucalyptus Ave. from Pipeline Ave. to Morningfield Dr. -Chino Hills Parkway and Pipeline Ave. -The 71 underpass at Pipeline >>
January 18, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - State corrections officials are expected to release a master plan this spring for converting the Heman G. Stark youth prison into a major expansion of adult housing operations. The transition of Stark into an adult facility is moving forward with the public environmental review process. A public meeting to introduce the plan is likely in the spring, said Bob Sleppy, deputy environmental services director for the California Department o >>
January 17, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Last August, a riot at the California Institution for Men in Chino demolished barracks and injured about 200 prisoners. Some prisoners claim they had to live outdoors for nearly a week after the riot. Others say the practice began months before the riot and hasn't stopped. Some say they were severely sunburned. Others claim they were denied blankets, showers and medical care. "Now, once an inmate went through a riot and they were stri >>
January 16, 2010By The Editor
Chino Valley Fire District Firefighter/Paramedic Russell Tao and his search dog, Andy
were deployed with California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 5 this morning at 6 a.m. to help look for survivors of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Firefighter/Paramedic Tao and Andy are expected to be in Haiti with Task Force 5 for an extended period of time to assist victims of the earthquake and to help the people of Haiti. A US&R Task Force is made up of firefighters, paramedics, physicians, structural engineers and K-9 searc >>
January 7, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Hills High Graduate / Injured Soldier to be honored.
Carl Hampton, the Principal of Chino Hills High School sent out an email inviting community members to honor Sergeant Derrick James Ford of U.S. Army Infantry who is a graduate of Chino Hills High School and who's left leg was amputated this past fall due to injuries sustained in battle in Afghanistan. Sergeant Ford is married with two children. He was part of the first graduating class of Chino Hills High School. The reception is being held >>
January 6, 2010By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Receives "Facelift" for New Year
January 6th 2010 - The West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has completely retooled their website in an effort to communicate more efficiently and effectively with their residents. The District has also dramatically redesigned their landscaping to reflect the District's goals of water conservation and vector habitat reduction. District Manager Min-Lee Cheng, Ph. D., says, "We wanted to have a sleek, efficient website that pro >>
December 17, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The City of Chino Hills released the following Press Release today about the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project.
CPUC APPROVES SCE TEHACHAPI RENEWABLE TRANSMISSION PROJECT ROUTE THROUGH CHINO HILLS NEIGHBORHOODS "The City of Chino Hills is extremely disappointed with the California Public Utilities Commission action to approve Southern California Edison's Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project on a route that cuts right through our neighborhoods," said Mike Fleager, City Manager. "The City has evaluated our options and we will file an a >>
December 15, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
News from the City
Chino Hills City Hall will close at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17th for the City's Employee Recognition Luncheon. The closure does not affect the Library, Police Department, or the Chino Valley Fire District Administrative Office hours of operation. The Employee of the Year is announced at the luncheon and City employees are awarded service pins to reflect their years of service. Employees who work in field positions are also commended f >>
December 15, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
On Saturday, December 19th, the Chino Police Department will join law enforcement agencies from across the state and take part in California's 18-Day Holiday DUI Crackdown Campaign; participating enforcement agencies will deploy 300 DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints. In 2008, 11,773 people died in highway crashes across the United States involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. In Calif >>
December 4, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
11,000 American Jobs Lost in November
The Washington Times reported today that the U.S. unemployment rate edged down to 10 percent in November from 10.2 percent the month before, as the economy struggled to claw its way back from a deep recession. Non-farm payrolls fell by just 11,000, the Labor Department said Friday, a sign that companies are hanging on to workers and looking to increase output after months of shedding jobs more aggressively. In October, for example, 111,000 jo >>
December 1, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Cooper loses last appeal but capital punishment is on hold in CA
Kevin Cooper was convicted in 1985 of stabbing to death 2 adults and 2 children. His attorneys argued that exculpatory evidence was destroyed or suppressed, but the high court declined to intervene. A California death row inmate convicted of killing a Chino Hills couple and two children 26 years ago lost his last appeal Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case. Lawyers for Kevin Cooper, 52, failed to persuade the high c >>
November 24, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City to offer an enforcement break for the holidays
From Chino Hills' city web site... The street sweepers will not be operating Thanksgiving day November 26, 2009 or Friday the day after Thanksgiving on November 27, 2009. They will take the time off between Monday, December 21st and Friday, January 1st to accomodate the extra visitors expected in our neighborhoods during the holiday season. Monday November 23rd, 2009 through Wednesday November 25th, 2009 the sweepers will be operating their >>
November 24, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Results of Weekend DUI Checkpoint
Officers of the Chino Police Department successfully concluded a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint over the weekend resulting in 13 arrests, 60 citations, and 30 impounded vehicles. The checkpoint took place on Friday night, November 13th, in the 12400 block of Mountain Avenue. During the checkpoint, officers made 13 arrests; six for driving under the influence, two for open containers of alcohol, three drug-related arrests, and two warrant arres >>
November 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A Chino Hills couple was found guilty of four felony counts of state income tax fraud, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced. Aloysius (Al) Vivo, 55, and Rachel Vivo, 47, operate a tax preparation business, Vivo-Cota & Associates aka Vivo & Associates. According to court documents, the pair fraudulently filed their tax year 2000 personal tax return by falsely claiming the Child and Dependent Care (CDC) credit and understating their g >>
November 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Caught in Butterfield...
Three people are suspected of robbing several residents after San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies found stolen items inside a vehicle. Brian Evans, 21, Andrew Roling, 22, and Paul Herbert, 19, were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing stolen property and were booked at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, sheriff's Detective Ed De La Torre said. About 5:30 a.m., sheriff's deputies from the Chino Hills station go >>
November 17, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Body found near Walnut Avenue
Detectives of the Chino Police Department are looking for an additional suspect in the murder of David Arthur Padilla, age 29, of Pomona, whose body was found on the railroad tracks under a freeway overpass near the 3700 block of Walnut Avenue last Saturday. Suspect Andrew Angel Valenzuela, age 29, of Ontario, is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'11, weighing 185 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. Valenzuela is a suspected >>
November 11, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Friday, November 13
Officers of the Chino Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, November 13, from approximately 8:00 pm to 4:00 am. In an effort to reduce the number of fatal injuries in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. Traffic volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked an >>
November 11, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
One Injured and Another Arrested
Officers of the Chino Police Department arrested Christopher O, age 20, near his home in Ontario, at approximately 8:00 pm last night, following a shooting incident that took place in the Mimi's Cafe parking lot in Chino earlier in the day, at approximately 3:45 pm. Although still under investigation, the initial details reveal that two individuals were inside a vehicle in the parking lot, when an altercation occurred resulting in the victim b >>
November 9, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Detectives of the Chino Police Department have linked the homicide of David Arthur Padilla Jr., 32, of Pomona, with a suspect arrested by officers of the Pomona Police Department last Saturday.
Suspect Robert Louis Caballero, 32, also of Pomona, was arrested for an outstanding warrant and is considered by detectives of the Chino Police Department to be the prime suspect in the Padilla homicide. Padilla's body was located on the railroad tracks near the 3700 block of Walnut Avenue in Chino at approximately 10:44 am last Saturday. This is an active and on-going investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is ask >>
October 22, 2009By Taina Anderson
Ayala HS Marching Band adopts Battalion in Afghanistan
The Ayala High School Band and Color Guard is sponsoring "Operation Band Aide" a collection effort to send much needed materials (personal and otherwise) to the 450 members of the USMC 1st Combat Engineer Battalion currently stationed in Afghanistan. Ayala is also supporting their K-9 unit (yes, dogs who sniff out IED explosives), with dog treats, dog beds, snacks, etc. One of the Battalion members is Lt. Mike Martin. Lt Martin is a for >>
October 21, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino PD Puts Out a Crime Alert
October 21st, 2009 Case # 09-09403 Kidnapping On October 21, 2009 at approximately 6:15 AM, a 15 year old female victim was approached by a male hispanic armed with a black handgun while on her way to school. The suspect demanded money from the victim and then ordered her into his vehicle where he searched her purse. The suspect attempted to sexually assault the victim. The suspect released the victim in the same area that he had taken >>
October 20, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
From 12.3 in August to 12.2 Percent in September 2009
Sacramento - California's unemployment rate was 12.2 percent in September, and nonfarm payroll jobs declined by 39,300 during the month, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys. The U.S. unemployment rate increased in September, rising to 9.8 percent. In August, the state's unemployment rate was a revised 12.3 percent, and in September 2008, the unemployment rate was 7.8 >>
October 20, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Pakistan officially labels the Ahmadiyya sect non-Muslim and forbids Ahmadis from practicing some of Islam's most basic elements.
"We represent Islamic teachings for the modern man," says Imam Shamshad Nasir, spiritual leader of the Bait ul Hameed Mosque. "The founder of our sect said jihad means to struggle for a good cause, not to kill unbelievers." (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times / September 14, 2009) Reporting from Chino - During the last days of Ramadan, Ahmad Chaudhry Nuruddin shut himself inside a small cubicle at the Bait ul Hameed Mosque with >>
October 16, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
The Chino Valley Independent Fire District is accepting applications to fill one Board Member vacancy on the Board of Directors for the District. The individual appointed to fill the vacancy will hold office until December 2011, when the seat is filled through an all-mail ballot election on August 30, 2011, for a four-year term expiring November 2015. The Board of Directors are responsible for formulation and review of District policy and for >>
October 9, 2009By The Editor
Mayor Pro Tem W.C. "Bill" Kruger is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission.
Commission members serve a term that coincides with that of the Council Member who nominated them. The new Planning Commissioner's term will be effective through December 14, 2010. Interested persons should return a completed application by the October 21st deadline to the Chino Hills City Clerk's Office on the second floor at City Hall, located at 14000 City Center Drive in the new Government Center or can email their application to citycouncil@ >>
October 8, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Last night during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting, City Manager Pat Glover announced that Captain Miles Pruitt will become the new Police Chief effective Friday, November 6th following the retirement of Police Chief Stan Stewart. "I am deeply honored to be selected as the Chief of the Chino Police Department," said newly promoted Miles Pruitt. "The men and women of this department are highly dedicated professi >>
October 2, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - Officers of the Chino Police Department arrested two juvenile suspects on Wednesday and a third yesterday after they were linked to six different graffiti incidents that took place in the area of 7th and D Streets on September 27th. The combined estimated damages to both private and public property total $14,000. Two of the suspects, ages 14 and 16, live in Chino and the third, also age 16, resides in Nuevo. All three individuals are >>
September 30, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Tina Revane Announces Retirement
Chino Valley Fire District Board of Director Tina Revane announced today her retirement as board member for the Fire District, effective September 26, 2009. Director Revane and her husband Tom are relocating to Nevada. For nearly 15 years Director Revane has been an instrumental part of the Fire District's Board of Directors. She has always demonstrated a strong work ethic and dedication to public service. Fire Chief Paul Benson said &quo >>
September 24, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
A new generation of champions and a storybook conclusion capped the 46th Reno National Championship Air Races on Sunday as Steven Hinton Jr. of Chino became the youngest pilot ever to win an Unlimited Class Gold race. At age 22, Hinton broke the record for youngest pilot that was set by his father, Steve Hinton Sr., who flew the famous Red Baron to victory in 1978 at age 25. Flying the same modified P-51D Mustang, "Strega," that B >>
September 18, 2009By Joe A
Monday, October 6Th Poster And Essay Contest Entries Due Friday, October 9th
Have you always wanted to create a poster for the Celebrate the Family Contest? Young artists ages 5-12 may want to attend the FREE Celebrate the Family Poster Workshop on Monday, October 5th, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the James S. Thalman Chino Hills Branch Library. Art instruction and supplies will be provided to help young artists create a poster for the contest. Call Neighborhood Services at (909) 364-2730 to reserve >>
August 21, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Today, Police Chief Stan Stewart advised City Manager Pat Glover of his plans to retire in November of this year, after 29 years of dedicated service. "We are really going to miss Chief Stewart," said Mayor Dennis Yates. "He has done a fantastic job as our Police Chief by always placing a high priority on crime prevention as well as graffiti abatement, two things that help to make Chino the vital community we have all come t >>
August 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Police suspect a murder - suicide.
According to KTLA & MyFoxLA, a man and women were found dead in their Chino Hills home on the 3700 block of Madras Drive Tuesday night (8/18/09). Their 18 year old daughter discoverd the bodies in their home. Police stated that there was some type of domestic disturbance prior to the shooting and that they believe the shooting was a result of that argument. Murder / suicide is suspected. It was reported that no neighbors heard any sounds >>
August 7, 2009By Joe A
Chino Police News
Officers Seek Additional Victims August 6, 2009 - Officers of the Chino Police Department arrested Jason Michael Vahle, 30, of Chino Hills, for using a hidden video camera and filming up women's skirts while they shopped at the TJ MAXX store in Chino. Officers removed digital video evidence from Vahle's home that shows several female victims who appear to be unaware that they were filmed underneath their clothing. Vahle is known place a >>
August 7, 2009By Joe A
Last Thursday, Chuck Coe, Director of Community Development, submitted a letter stating his intent to retire effective September 30th after 26-years of dedicated service to the City of Chino. "Chuck has been with the City for many years and has enjoyed a long and momentous career, I was saddened when I heard the news," said Mayor Dennis Yates. "Chuck has played a major role in developing this great community and during his c >>
August 5, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
In Memoriam - Mr. Jon Dawson
With deep sadness, we report that Assistant Director of Admissions, beloved teacher and coach Jon Dawson passed away on August 3rd. Jon suffered a brain aneurysm while on vacation in Boston with his wife, Sandy. Jon died at 4:30 AM at Beth Israel hospital, surrounded by his family. For over 35 years, Jon was a significant presence at Loyola High. He began his career here in 1974 as a history teacher and became known for his injection of hum >>
July 28, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO HILLS, Calif. - San Bernardino County authorities say a Chino Hills man apparently killed his 7-year-old daughter and himself. The bodies of 50-year-old Carl Jacobson and his daughter, Katie, were found around 9:30 p.m. Saturday by the man's wife when she returned home after visiting other relatives. Read the >>
July 23, 2009By Joe A
As Rosemead's top cop, Timothy Murakami will direct the city's public safety department and serve as liaison between the city and the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, where he still holds the rank of lieutenant. As Rosemead's top cop, Timothy Murakami will direct the city's public safety department and serve as liaison between the city and the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, where he still holds the rank of lieutenant. While playing vars >>
July 20, 2009By Joe A
The Chino Police Department deployed the SWAT team early this morning after a female victim arrived at the Police station and reported a physical assault last night at approximately 8:30 pm. During the initial crime investigation, officers found that the suspect, Michael Vincelette, 28, of Chino was on parole and opted to deploy the SWAT team to ensure the suspect would be safely apprehended. The SWAT team arrived in the 11700 block of Co >>
July 17, 2009By Joe A
Award from American Red Cross, C.H.A.R.T., Sewer Line Rehab, Street Sign Replacement
Chino Hills Receives Award From American Red Cross The American Red Cross presented the City of Chino Hills with the "Good Neighbor Award" at their 92nd annual meeting and awards breakfast. Chino Hills was recognized for their support of the American Red Cross shelter during the Freeway Complex Fire. The Good Neighbor Award is presented to a company or organization, outside the American Red Cross, whose work exemplifies or inspires t >>
July 5, 2009By Joe A
Beware Of Telephone Solicitations Requesting Payments Over The Phone
The City of Chino Hills was notified by a resident that she received a call on a Friday afternoon from the "water district" requesting a payment over the telephone to keep the account current. The caller told the resident that she could see that the resident made her payments by credit card but that the "water district" did not store credit card information. In this case, the resident became suspicious and did not provide >>
June 23, 2009By Joe A
A 53-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a local hospital after she was injured in a traffic collision. Martha G. Perez, of Chino, was sitting in the passenger seat of a 1992 Toyota Paseo going north on Central Read the story... | Source: Daily Buletin | Posted: 6/22/09 >>
June 17, 2009By Joe A
A fatal traffic collision took place at approximately 9:40 Tuesday, June, 16th, at 6641 Riverside Drive near Cypress Avenue when a vehicle traveling westbound on Riverside Drive struck a pedestrian. Mary Lemos, age 76 of Ontario, was driving a 2003 Honda Accord when the unidentified pedestrian attempted to cross Riverside Drive from the south side of the street and was struck by the vehicle. Lemos was not injured in the collision. The >>
June 8, 2009By Joe A
An 18-year-old Chino man suspected of running over another man with a vehicle was driving with his father at the time of the killing, sheriff's officials said. Daniel Guebara has been on the run since the May 23 incident in the 15200 block of Carmelita Avenue in an unincorporated area near Chino Hills. San Bernardino County sheriff's investigators say he and his father, Paul Guebara, may have been armed during the incident. >>
June 3, 2009By Joe A
The County of San Bernardino has been named the most supportive county in California to the state's military members and their families by the Yellow Ribbon America Campaign and the California State Legislature. Board of Supervisors Chairman Gary C. Ovitt is scheduled to accept the honor during a ceremony in the State Capitol on June 10. The county operates numerous programs to support members of the military and their families, including pro >>
May 29, 2009By Joe A
Radio Shack robbed
An armed robber took money and several electronics from a Radio Shack in Chino Hills Wednesday. The man, who was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans, walked into the store at 13089 Peyton Drive about 3:25 p.m. and took out a black hand gun, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff's news release. Read the story... | Source: SB Sun | Posted: 5/29/09 >>
May 26, 2009By Joe A
Family needs help for proper burial
A Chino Hills 19-year-old died after he was run over during a reported fight early Saturday morning. San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies responded at 1:49 a.m. to a call of people fighting in the street in the 15200 block of Carmelita Avenue... Callers told authorities that someone had been run over in the street by a dark colored van and a dark colored sedan. When deputies arrived, they found Raymond Jimenez, 19 of Chino Hills unre >>
May 6, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Little Cowpoke For A Day MAY 16TH Kids from 4 to 7 years old can have a great time at the City of Chino Hills Lil' Cowpoke for a Day event. This one-day program will be held on Saturday, May 16th at the McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center, 14280 Peyton Drive from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Children will take a pony ride along the trail at McCoy's. They will decorate their own cowboy hat and neckerchief, and will enjoy a tasty hot dog lunch. >>
May 6, 2009By Joe A
Woodview Road will be completely closed between Pipeline Avenue and Peyton Drive from May 11th to May 22nd for Phase 2 of the Pipeline Avenue recycled waterline project. The complete closure of Woodview Road will expedite the installation of the 16-inch recycled water pipelines that will provide recycled water to Vellano Golf Course just as the City of Chino Hills faces a reduction in domestic water supplies due to the drought and recent action t >>
May 6, 2009By Joe A
Events will be going on at 11:45 till 1:00 PM in both Chino Hills and Chino
UPDATE: Hundreds of residents, pastors, and dignitaries gathered today at both the Chino Hills and Chino City Halls to pray for our country and to thank God for all our blessings. Let's continue praying in our homes. We hope you'll enjoy our picture gallery. If you want any of the pictures in a printable size, send us an email with the description or file name. (Yesterday's article) Today as I drove to an appointment I listened to a radi >>
May 6, 2009By Joe A
Single arrest leads to two others.
Three brothers, all juveniles from Chino, were arrested and booked at the San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall for felony vandalism charges after Officers of the Chino Police Department linked them to nearly 300 instances of graffiti throughout the City. Combined damages to public property are estimated to be over $11,500. The first of the three suspects was initially questioned on April 21st, when Officers responded to a call from Magnolia Jr >>
April 23, 2009By The Editor
Fleager appointed as the third City Manager for the City of Chino Hills in February of 2009.
Chino Hills became a City in 1991. Mike started his career in Chino Hills as the Community Services Director in July of 1999. During his tenure, the City has grown from a population of 65,000 to 80,000 residents. The City's Recreation brochure has expanded from 40 pages to 60 pages while the Department budget has grown from $2.8 million to nearly $16 million. For the past 10 years, Mike has been responsible for the City's Recreation Division and >>
April 17, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Pipeline was the scene of the accident
Richard Bohannan, 42, was killed April 14, 2009 in a Chino pedestrian accident while he and his 13-year-old son were getting mail from their mailbox, according to a news report. California Highway Patrol officials say Bohannan was walking on his driveway with his son when a driver lost control and veered into the driveway striking Bohannan. His son was not hit or injured. The driver fled the scene of the crash without stopping. CHP officials a >>
April 17, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - Several motorists struck and killed a 64-year-old Ontario man who was seen crawling across the 60 Freeway on Wednesday morning. Barney Ramirez Copas died at the scene on the west 60 near Central Avenue following the 4:30 a.m. incident. Officers couldn't understand why the man was crossing the dark busy highway, since he had no vehicle parked nearby. "The officers will contact the family and do some follow-up and see why he migh >>
April 17, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Go-ahead given
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department will submit a request to the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for five surplus Huey helicopters. The department plans to refurbish the helicopters and use them for drug surveillance or search and rescue operations. Another option would be to use the Vietnam War-era helicopters for parts, said Lt. Dale Gregory of the sheriff's aviation division. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors gave t >>
April 10, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
SANTA ANA - Prosecutors on Friday filed three murder counts and drunken driving charges against a 22-year-old motorist who allegedly ran a red light and killed rookie Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, of Riverside, was also charged with driving under the influence causing injury, and driving with a blood-alcohol level over .08 percent causing i >>
April 10, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
and other local news...
A roof worker died after falling through a skylight at a Chino warehouse Monday, coroner's officials said. James Bean, 46, of Chino Hills, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 14000 block of Yorba Court at 2:17 p.m., San Bernardino County coroner's officials said. Read the story... |Source: InsideSoCal | Posted: 4/0 >>
April 10, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
This story is from Orlando but we thought it important for teens everywhere to be aware of...
(CNN) -- When Vanessa Hudgens' naked photos hit the Internet, the "High School Musical" star quickly apologized. But sending nude or seminude pictures, a phenomenon known as sexting, is a fast-growing trend among teens. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy, a private nonprofit group whose mission is to protect children, and CosmoGirl.com, surveyed nearly 1,300 teens about sex and technology. The result: 1 i >>
April 5, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
DISCLAIMER - Any Charges Reported in these Press Releases are Merely Accusations and the Defendants are Presumed Innocent Unless and Until Proven Guilty. Read Full Disclaimer Over the past two years, Jose Mancia has allegedly been sexually abusing the victim at the Chino Hills home. Investigators believe that Gladys Galdamez was aware of the abuse, but did not immediately report the alleged abuse. In February of 2009, another alleged incide >>
April 1, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Six people, including three children, were involved in a major traffic collision Monday at Edison and Oaks avenues in Chino. After investigating the incident, Chino police believe David Deseran, 23, of Chino, was driving westbound on Edison in a white 2004 Toyota Tacoma, Chino spokeswoman Michelle Van Der Linden said. As he approached Oaks, he tried to merge into the left turn lane and was rear ended by a black 2003 Lincoln Navigator, driven >>
March 31, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
sets vision of continued leadership and honors 19 during Awards Ceremony
Police Chief Stan Stewart addressed the nearly 250 Department members, volunteers and family members at the State of the Department and Awards Ceremony. During the 35 minute speech, the Chief talked of the importance of leadership development and succession planning, the challenge to continue to connect with the community and increased proactive enforcement to significant crimes problems to continue to provide a safe environment for community an >>
March 31, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Graffiti tracker system uncovered the source
A juvenile was arrested last Friday after being connected to several instances of graffiti throughout the City, the damages are estimated at $8,500. The youth was originally seen tagging a sign near Chino and Monte Vista Avenues on Friday, March 13th. A concerned citizen observed the juvenile causing the damage and called the Chino Police Department. Officers quickly located a suspect matching the description and after a brief foot chase, >>
March 31, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Attorney General no further action... taken... in 433 days
California has asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to get moving, saying a decision on a rehearing petition in the 26-year-old Kevin Cooper Chino Hills mass-murder case is overdue, lingering nearly 500 days after the request was first filed. The delay is contrary to the court's own guidelines and does not satisfy the court's obligation to the victims and their survivors, the brief filed March 25 says. Cooper was convicted and senten >>
March 27, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
CHINO - City officials released the full names Thursday of the six Chino police officers involved in a shootout last month that left a bystander dead and an officer wounded. Read the story... | Source: Daily Bulletin | Posted: 3/26/09 Editor's Note: This is a difficult time for Police Officers. Today, in Oakland, there is a memorial service for four fa >>
March 27, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
First ever award by Special District Leadership Foundation
The Chino Valley Independent Fire District recently became the first fire district ever to receive the District of Distinction accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation. The accreditation, which is one of the most prestigious local government awards in California, recognizes the district's commitment to good governance as well as ethical and sound operating practices. The Chino Valley Independent Fire District successfully m >>
March 25, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Valley Independent Fire District Fire Captain Scott Atkinson will be recognized by The San Bernardino County Children's Network on March 25, 2009 during an Awards Breakfast for the 11th annual Shine a Light on Child Abuse Award. The event will be located at the Orange Show in San Bernardino, 690 South Arrowhead Avenue, in the Valencia Room from 7:30 to 9 a.m. This prestigious award is intended to honors those that "go the extra mile fo >>
February 26, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Library opening this Saturday
(CHINO HILLS, CA) - Residents and officials will dedicate the new library at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2009. Afterward, both the 28,000-square-foot library and the 59,000-square-foot Chino Hills Government Center City Hall are open to the public. The James S. Thalman library and city hall are part of a four-building- $54-million Government Center. Designed by the civic design experts at LPA Inc, this 50-acre redevelopment project cre >>
February 26, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Nell Soto, a longtime Latina activist who represented Pomona in the California state Assembly for 10 years, died Thursday. She was 82. Soto was recovering from a stroke, said her granddaughter, Pomona City Councilwoman Danielle Soto. The sixth-generation Pomona resident helped pass legislation to clean up groundwater in the Chino and Rialto basins, create safer school routes for children and start parent-involvement initiatives. Her late >>
February 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Says "Anyone would have done the same".
Curt Hagman Rescues Two From Burning Car With the state budget stuck in gridlock, there hasn't been much action for rank-and-file lawmakers in the last few days. But Assemblyman Curt Hagman (R-Chino Hills), a first-term legislator who took office in December, found some last night just the same. He had just returned to his condo in midtown Sacramento at 9 p.m. and was checking the mail, when he heard a loud noise that sounded like an exp >>
February 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
San Bernardino County Deputy Dist. Atty. Nimisha Gohil, who worked on the felony trial staff in Chino, was killed in a car crash while driving to work Tuesday morning, officials said. The 38-year-old Anaheim Hills resident had worked for the district attorney's office since 1998. Read the story... | Source: LA Times | Poste >>
February 19, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Three police officers, who had been among six placed in administrative leave earlier this month after responding to an armed robbery resulting in the death of a bystander on Jan. 31, are now back to work, officials said this week. Three others, including an officer recovering from a wound he sustained during the incident, remain on leave. "These three employees have requested additional leave time, which is available to them at their d >>
February 15, 2009By Taina Anderson
The Ayala High School Band and Color Guard will be selling garden decor and supplies at its next free electronic waste recycling event to be held February 21 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Ayala High School. This event will help raise much needed funds for transportation costs. In keeping with the Green Theme, the Ayala Band will be selling items such as resin flower pots, garden gloves, hand tools, watering wands, outdoor decor, bird feeders, bbq >>
February 15, 2009By Taina Anderson
On Saturday, February 21, 2009, the Ayala Band and Color Guard will again be be helping with the State of California and Neuwaste Business Recycling by hosting a collection site location in the parking lot of the high school, for an electronic recycling campaign and collection. During their last 2 collection events hosted by Ayala, the band help to collect over 30 tons of electronic waste and earned over $2,000 toward new equipment and bus trans >>
February 11, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chino Valley firefighter Rob Wyatt douses the fire at Vander Eyk farms. A fire that broke out on a Chino dairy farm this morning has been contained but is expected to burn until Thursday, authorities said. The flames started about 3:30 a.m., eating through more than 900 tons of hay and destroying three farm vehicles parked inside a barn at Vander Eyk farms, located near Hellman Avenue and Chino Corona Road, said Massiel Ladron De Guevara, a >>
February 10, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Five men posing as law enforcement officers tied an elderly Chino Hills man up this morning before ransacking his house, authorities said. They knocked on the door of a home in the 13000 block of Ravenna Court about 10 a.m. At least one of the suspects had a gold star on his clothing and was armed, said San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Arden Wiltshire. >>
February 7, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
All participated in deadly shootout that thwarted armed robbery in Chino
Six Chino police officers involved in Sunday night's deadly shootout at a Papa John's Pizza restaurant in Chino have been placed on paid administrative leave. Read the story... | Source: Chino Champion | Posted: 2/5/09 >>
February 2, 2009By Joe A
Armed robbery on Super Bowl Sunday
A Chino Police Officer and two suspects were shot during an armed robbery of the Papa Johns Pizza on Central Avenue at approximately 10:13 pm last night. Several shots were exchanged between Officers and the suspects. A third unidentified male was shot during the exchange and was killed at the scene. The Officer and two suspects were transported to local medical facilities for treatment; the officer is in stable condition, the medical condit >>
January 8, 2009By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Jones Day Announces Resolution with Navy
Yanks Air Museum and the United States Government have resolved their differences related to two F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft that Yanks claimed it had previously purchased. The US Government seized the aircraft in 2007, contending that the aircraft were not properly sold to Yanks, and otherwise raised national security concerns. The US Government has increased its scrutiny of such aircraft in recent years. "Yanks is very pleased with the >>
January 8, 2009By Joe A
Fire Department says to watch out for phony fire inspectors
The Chino Valley Independent Fire District wants to alert local business of individuals and organizations suggesting they represent the fire department in order to perform expensive fire inspections. Fire officials have received information that several individuals and organizations are claiming "quarterly fire inspections" are necessary for businesses in Chino and Chino Hills, then charging high prices for the inspections. This h >>
December 31, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Some experts blame economy
The Inland region's population boom is over, in large part due to skyrocketing foreclosures and unemployment. Population figures recently released by the California Department of Finance estimate Riverside and San Bernardino counties' population grew by about 66,000 people, or less than 2 percent, the slowest increase in more than a decade. While natural growth -- birth rate minus death rate -- has remained constant, fewer people have moved >>
December 31, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
It's too easy to find someone today
SACRAMENTO - A California program that lets victims of domestic violence and sexual assault hide their whereabouts turns 10 next year after aiding more than 4,000 people. Safe at Home lets participants have their bills, magazine subscriptions, voter pamphlets and other mail sent to a state address in Sacramento and then secretly forwarded to their homes. About 2,100 people statewide were enrolled in Safe at Home at the beginning of the year >>
December 31, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
INLAND EMPIRE--Mishaps on Riverside County's streets and highways claimed seven lives during the four-day Christmas holiday. In one of the most tragic, a Murrieta bicyclist was killed as she searched for a lost dog. Murrieta police said that an RV accidentally backed over Elena Ballon, 54. The driver was not cited. Another bicyclist was killed Sunday night in Hemet. >>
December 24, 2008By Joe A
Mail Scam Seeks Victims
Detectives of the Chino Police Department are reporting an increase in resident calls and complaints regarding mail fraud / scams. Several residents have called to report the receipt of an unsolicited letter accompanied by a check for varying amounts, sometimes in the thousands of dollars. Although there are several variations to the letter, the scam requires the recipient to deposit the check and then immediately wire a portion of the chec >>
December 18, 2008By Joe A
LOS ANGELES - Four lawyers and a judge expressed frustration Wednesday morning about federal prosecutors declining to provide any information about whether they will file charges against a former San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy videotaped shooting an unarmed military policeman in Chino. "We have placed several calls with the U.S. attorney's office and nobody has returned our calls," said attorney Eugene Ramirez, defending form >>
December 18, 2008By Joe A
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Friday Night
Friday night, Officers of the Chino Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint near the 12000 block of Central Avenue starting at approximately 9:00 pm. The Chino Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies from across the state to participate in the California's Holiday DUI Crackdown Campaign in an effort to reduce the number of persons killed or injured in alcohol related collisions. Last year marked the fir >>
December 15, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Pleaded guilty
A woman who was held on suspicion of setting fire to a church last year pleaded guilty to arson charges this week and was released from jail. Robin Elaine Whaley, a transient, had been charged with setting fire to the Chino United Methodist Church on April 25, 2007, causing more than $1 million in damage. Whaley, 49, was also charged with attempted arson for trying to set fire to Chino Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church on April 22, 2007. >>
December 15, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Chief, Paul Benson, very concerned
A top fire official -- echoing the uneasiness of area hospital executives -- says that a new hospital at the California Institution for Men prison could overburden the Chino Valley's resources. The worry comes as the Chino Valley Independent Fire District provides near daily response to emergency calls from the existing Chino-area prisons. "We're obviously very concerned," said Chino Valley district Chief Paul Benson. "The im >>
December 12, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Issued By The National Weather Service
San Diego, CA 4:52 pm pst, thu., dec. 11, 2008 A large upper level low pressure system is expected to develop over the west this weekend and linger through the middle of next week. A series of weather systems will move through bringing periods of rain and mountain snow with strong gusty winds at times. The winds will be strongest and potentially damaging in the mountains and high deserts. The first chance of precipitation could be as early >>
December 12, 2008By The Editor
Banners of thanks given
The City of Chino Hills and a coalition of community representatives thanked the firefighters this week by presenting 10 "Thank You Banners" to the City, The Sheriff's Department, and the Chino Valley Fire District at the City Council and Fire Board meetings. The City of Chino Hills allowed residents to gather children's hand prints and thank you notes at the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 6th. ChinoHills.com and Tom Cunn >>
December 5, 2008By Taina Anderson
1000 tubas to play for Christmas
If you ever have heard a tuba being played, or stood next to one, feeling the vibration that it puts out, well put 1000 of them together and you have a massive "Tuba Christmas". The Harvey Philips Foundation, a nonprofit group of tuba (sousaphone) and euphonium players was first conceived as a tribute to the late artist/teacher William J. Bell who was born on Christmas Day back in 1902. The first performance of TubaChristmas was held at >>
December 1, 2008By The Editor
All cash stolen is recovered
Officers of the Chino Police Department arrested two male suspects who physically assaulted and robbed a customer in the Bank of America parking lot this morning at approximately 10:30. The victim was at the bank to make a sizable business deposit when he was assaulted and the suspects ran off with several thousand dollars. The customer was later treated for minor injuries at the Chino Valley Medical Center and was released. A witness ente >>
November 26, 2008By Taina Anderson
On Saturday, November 26, 2010, from 8:30am - 4:30pm, the Ayala Band and Color Guard will be helping with the State of California and Neuwaste Business Recycling by hosting a collection site location in the parking lot of the high school, for an electronic recycling campaign and collection. During this event, community residents and businesses are urged to recycle their old electronics and bring them in for proper disposal. Items being accepted >>
November 26, 2008By Joe A
We felt a sharp one-second earthquake today in Chino Hills. A check with the Southern California Earthquake Data Center confirmed that there was a 3.1 magnitude jolt centered in Yorba Linda. The preliminary report (unconfirmed) stated: A minor earthquake occurred at 11:00:49 AM (PST) on Wednesday, November 26, 2008. The magnitude 3.1 event occurred 11 km (7 miles) ESE of Yorba Linda, CA. The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles). If >>
November 26, 2008By Joe A
City warns residents and offers information
The City of Chino Hills has asked residents to be extra cautious and careful in and around their homes, in the parks, and while walking the trails. The fire that burned in and around Carbon Canyon, Los Serranos Ranch, Ridgegate, Glenmeade, Vellano, Butterfield Ranch Road, and Chino Hills State Park areas likely displaced many wild animals. If you encounter an agressive wild animal, please contact the Inland Valley Humane Society on their 24-hou >>
November 26, 2008By Joe A
Update - Tuesday, November 25th 1:30 pm
Carbon Canyon Road remains closed to through traffic and will not be reopening until possibly sometime on Wednesday, November 26th. On the Chino Hills side, Carbon Canyon Road is closed at the Orange County line. All locations within Chino Hills are accessible but you cannot get to Orange County on the Carbon Canyon Road. On the Brea side, only residents with identification are being admitted. When the road is cleared for safe passage by >>
November 26, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Inland Empire airports are expecting a boom in air traffic.
Expansion plans are taking flight at airports across the Inland Empire, providing an optimistic outlook for the area's future growth and economy. The imminent closure of Rialto Municipal Airport, coupled with projected continued growth in the Inland Empire, are the primary factors driving the expansion efforts. Increased flights, more planes and bolstered aviation services should pay off handsomely for the region's economy in the next 20 ye >>
November 26, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Sandbags available at fire stations
After flames ravaged the hillsides outside Corona, Chino Hills and through Orange County, emergency crews are advising residents to prepare for heavy rain that could bring sweeping debris down the hillsides. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from this evening through Wednesday evening throughout most of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Similar flood warnings are in effect for Los Angeles and San Diego co >>
November 25, 2008By Joe A
Stop for those school buses
In an effort to address safety concerns for children exiting school buses and crossing the street, the Chino Police Department will conduct an enforcement operation to ensure the general motoring public stops and waits for school buses displaying flashing red lights, an indicator that children are exiting the bus. As part of the enforcement operation, officers will be placed on selected school buses to better observe violations. When a viol >>
November 21, 2008By Joe A
San Bernardino Dept. of Public Health Advisory
Chino Hills - People who live or work near the areas affected by the fires are urged to stay alert to changing smoke levels. Maxwell Ohikhuare, M.D., Health Officer with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health today advised sensitive groups including young children, the elderly, and those with lung or heart ailments, to avoid prolonged or heavy activity. The general public should also limit activities that require prolonged exposure >>
November 18, 2008By Joe A
We invite you to send yours
So far, although fires have devastated Southern California, Chino Hills has remained very lucky. We must give credit to the firefighters who have come from all over California. On Saturday night, they worked through the entire night building fire breaks and controlled burns to rid the hillsides of fuel that came closer to the homes. Apparently, the full moon was a great aid to them. On Sunday morning, there were at least 50 vehicles on Butt >>
November 16, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
In Chino Hills, fires have been limited to the brush so far, but extensive damage in Orange County
This fire has been blowing all different ways. Yesterday (Saturday) we saw fire plumes rising and falling behind the Chino Hills State Park. We understand that the worst in terms of home damage has occured in the Yorba Linda and Anaheim Hills areas. We have not yet heard of any damages to homes or facilities in Chino Hills, although there have been evacuations in the Carbon Canyon area. Here are some news clips and videos from all over >>
November 13, 2008By The Editor
Chino traffic safety checkpoint concluded tuesday
The Chino Police Department's Traffic Unit conducted a traffic safety checkpoint Tuesday, November 11th on Mountain Avenue north of Chino Avenue. Over 1,130 vehicles passed through the checkpoint where drivers were asked to present a valid drivers license. During the four hours of the checkpoint operation, 96 vehicles were sent to a staging area for further investigation. Of those, 78 citations were issued for various violations, including d >>
November 3, 2008By The Editor
Candidate's maternal grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, dies in Hawaii after long battle with cancer. Obama in 1979 during his high school graduation in Hawaii with his grandmother Madelyn Lee Payne Dunham. Barack Obama's grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, one day before the election. Madelyn Payne Dunham was 86. Obama announced the news from >>
November 3, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
City hall finally beginning its move
It took 17 years, but Cino Hills is finally getting a permanent City Hall. The $23.7 million Chino Hills Government Center and City Hall at 14000 City Center Drive will officially open for business Tuesday. For the first time, Chino Hills will operate out of a building that was "designed with our work in mind," city spokeswoman Denise Cattern said. "The public counters in building and safety and planning will accommodate >>
November 3, 2008By -Articles From Everywhere About Chino Hills and Chino
Stolen medal was on display at Planes of Fame Museum
Wilbur Richardson wasn't happy. But he says his friends at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino were probably more disturbed than he was when his hard-earned Purple Heart was stolen from a display case in August. The missing medal is still at large, but Richardson, a museum volunteer, has a new one. The museum held a ceremony Saturday at which Richardson was presented a new Purple Heart by Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Riverside. "I think every >>
October 29, 2008By The Editor
A pregnant woman was injured yesterday morning at approximately 11:30, when the 2007 Nissan Pathfinder she was driving collided with a 1998 Hino flatbed truck on Edison Avenue near Oaks Avenue. Officers of the Chino Police Department determined that Kimberly Brady was traveling westbound on Edison Avenue when for an unknown reason her Pathfinder struck the rear of the Hino flatbed which was stopped in the westbound left turn lane on Edison. >>
October 23, 2008By The Editor
Federal Receiver Moving Forward with Plans for CIM Site
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October 23, 2008By The Editor
Steve Nix has been appointed as the City Engineer for the City of Chino Hills. He assumes the post on Monday, September 29th. He is a licensed Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor with 27 years experience having worked for both public agencies and private engineering firms. His project experience ranges from residential subdivisions, commercial and industrial projects, to public works projects. He worked for the cities of Upland and Riverside, as wel >>
October 9, 2008By The Editor
$24 Million Purchase Price
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October 8, 2008By The Editor
Ex husband hid in her trunk.
In two days on the witness stand this week, Oscar Gonzalez's wife described in excruciating detail a nighttime attack by her estranged husband that nearly resulted in her death. At about 2 a.m. Feb. 17, 2006, Maria del Rosario Gonzalez was driving home from her job at a Chino factory when in her rear-view mirror she saw a figure in the back seat of her car, she testified Monday in West Valley Superior Court. It was Oscar Gonzalez, now 46, h >>
October 6, 2008By The Editor
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September 22, 2008By The Editor
Doug La Belle will retire after 13 years in Chino Hills.
City Manager Doug La Belle said that he "saved the best for last" in reference to his 44-year municipal government career, as he announced his pending retirement at the Tuesday City Council meeting. He thanked the City Council for their support during his nearly 13-year tenure at the City of Chino Hills and praised the executive management team. His retirement will be effective on February 27, 2009. "I'm very proud of all that >>
September 10, 2008By The Editor
28,000 square foot facility set to open in January
CHINO HILLS -- Residents and officials are excited about the move of the James S. Thalman Library, one of the county's top-circulating libraries, into a larger building that will accommodate more books and possibly more programs. The city's new 28,000-square-foot library, three times the size of the current building, is set to open Jan. 26 at the new Chino Hills Civic Center near the northeast corner of Peyton and Boy's Republic drives, a sho >>
September 8, 2008By The Editor
Acting on a tip from a Norco man, searchers Sunday found the body of a hiker last seen Monday in a rugged canyon in San Bernardino County, according to a sheriff's spokeswoman. Tony Jacquet, 35, who had moved to Forest Falls recently from Chino, was found dead at 10:50 a.m. in steep, rocky, and unstable terrain on the north side of Mill Creek Canyon, said San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Jodi Miller. A Norco man who had seen Jacq >>
September 8, 2008By The Editor
Stock up on emergency supplies.
SEPTEMBER 27th Still feeling a little shaky? The City of Chino Hills' third annual Disaster Preparedness Expo will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27th at the Lowe's Parking Lot, 13251 Peyton Drive. All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event. Representatives from various agencies and businesses will be on hand to educate and inform Chino Hills residents on disaster preparedness. Emergency supplies wil >>
August 8, 2008By The Editor
Residents consider it a safety issue.
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August 7, 2008By The Editor
Part of the new civic center rising from the dust in downtown is the city's new police station...
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August 7, 2008By The Editor
New strict water conservation rules go into effect this week.
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August 7, 2008By The Editor
Despite numerous dewatering challenges, T.B. Penick excels with ambitious schedule.
Chino Hills' first permanent Government Center is under construction at City Center Drive in Chino Hills. The $91 million project includes a new city hall, library, police station and fire administration headquarters as well as a parking structure with subterranean and four stories of above ground parking. T.B. Penick, one of Southern California's largest and most trusted contractors, was selected to do the structural concrete work for the Chino >>
July 29, 2008By The Editor
We know you felt that! Send us your pictures and stories.
We live in Butterfield Ranch (south Chino Hills) and I think the epicenter was right under us. For a while our phone didn't work. We had books fall from the bookcase, medicine fall out of the cabinets and into the sink, and several lamps and china fall over but besides that it was fine. The quake was very scary. It seemed to be "the big one". Fortunately, that was not the case and the house looks all ok. Our phones didn't work f >>
July 28, 2008By The Editor
Investigators looking into allegations of misconduct...
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July 28, 2008By The Editor
Carlos Salazar, (16), has been missing from his home since July 8th.
We received the following email from his mother and family who are trying to locate him. Please report any information you may have to the San Bernardino county Sheriff's Office (909) 465-6638 or the Polly Klaas Foundation (800) 587-4357. Please consider printing and posting the Missing Flyer in your place of business and showing it to your teens in case they may have seen him. We are printing Ms. Herrera's em >>
July 28, 2008By The Editor
Officials aim to elevate the airport's stature to that of a "theme-branded destination
Chino Airport seeks to make nice with neighboring communities San Bernardino County leaders hope plans to expand Chino Airport will fly with Eastvale residents at Tuesday's Town Hall meeting. The goal is to discuss how best to improve the publicly owned airport, which serves private, business and corporate customers. The airport, at 7000 Merrill Ave., is several miles northwest of Eastvale, an unincorporated community in northwest Rivers >>
July 24, 2008By The Editor
Christopher Laurie has fatal crash on 91 freeway
Christopher Laurie, son of Pastor Greg Laurie and Cathe Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, died this morning in a car accident in Riverside. A resident of Huntington Beach, Laurie, 33, served as the art director at Harvest Christian Fellowship for the past three years. In addition to his parents, Christopher is survived by his wife, Brittany, and daughter, Stella, as well as his brother Jonathan. Christopher and h >>
June 13, 2008By The Editor
Tom Brokaw announced on MSNBC that Tim Russert has died of a heat attack at the age of 58. Tim Russert, the Democratic operative turned NBC commentator who revolutionized Sunday morning television and infused journalism with his passion for politics, died this afternoon. Russert suffered a heart attack while working in his office on Washington's Nebraska Avenue. Details were not immediately available. Read the story: >>
June 13, 2008By The Editor
Former county supervisor Townsend dies at 84

Robert O. Townsend, the former San Bernardino County supervisor instrumental in the development of Chino Hills, Prado Regional Park and the Omnitrans public bus system, among many other accomplishments, has died.

Townsend passed away Tuesday at his Chino home at age 84 after a long battle with cancer, said his daughter, Robin MacBean.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at >>

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