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“Protect Chino” Launches Prop H Campaign

By Marissa Mitchell Chino, CA – There is a grass-roots group – “Protect Chino No on H” – campaigning against a large housing development that will be built if passed on special ballot July 11. Developer D.R. Horton plans to build 180 homes in north Chino if the special election ballot passes. There is vehement […]

City of Chino Hills Launches Mobile App

Staff Reports   Chino Hills, CA – The City of Chino Hills is proud to announce the launch of a customized App for Chino Hills residents and visitors. The official City of Chino Hills App is now available for free in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Marketplace for Android. Residents and visitors […]

4 Chino Residents, 1 CH Resident Arrested For Attempted Burglary

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Five area residents were arrested this week by Chino Hills Police when they were caught attempting to burglarize a home and apprehended at gunpoint. Garret Rogers, 19, Ruben Medivil, 19, and Roberto Alonso Salmon, 18, all of Chino, Joaquin Leonardo Salmon Garcia, 20 from Chino Hills, and a 17 […]

Cyclist Found Dead In Chino Hills State Park

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – A 42-year old Downey resident was found dead in the Chino Hills State Park last Monday around 2 pm after he was reported missing the night before. Sokha Pho, 42, of Downey, was reported missing by his family after he failed to return home from his bike ride on […]

Prior Chino Hills City Hall Being Bought Out By Private Owner

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino Hills – On April 4, the Chino Hills Planning Commission met to discuss the plan that private owner Trumark Homes is requesting approval of for the area over which previously stood Chino Hills City Hall. Due to various issues with municipal code and site plan reviews, the hearing was continued […]

Chino Hills Resident Charged In Bribery Scheme To “Fix” Cases

By Marissa Mitchell Chino Hills – Chino Hills citizen Juan C. Rosas Santillana, age 33, is scheduled to plead guilty on April 21 for participating in a racketeering scheme by acting as a recruiter in a large-scale bribery operation. On Wednesday, March 29, a former clerk of the Orange County Superior Court pled guilty to federal […]

Bomb Threat at Chino Hills High Locks Down School

By Marissa Mitchell Chino Hills – Tuesday, April 4, Chino Hills High received a telephonic bomb threat to the school. The phone call occurred at approximately 1 o’clock p.m. that day. A male individual called on April 4 and threatened to “blow up” the school. The principal immediately ordered a lockdown of the entire school. […]

Chino Hills Standouts Home Burglarized

Staff Reports Chino Hills– Chino Hills Sheriffs Department is looking for two males “wearing dark clothes” after a possible burglary was reported at the home of three basketball standouts while they played in a nationally televised game. The Sheriff’s Department received a “possible burglary” call last week and were called out to the 16000 block […]

Chino Hills Family Begins Clothing Line

By Marissa Mitchell Chino Hills – This year, a whole new era of sports media and paraphernalia is emerging in the form of Big Baller Brand clothing and apparel line. LaVar Ball, father of  basketball prodigies Lonzo Ball (now at UCLA), LiAngelo, and LaMelo Ball (both at Chino Hills High), has turned the sports branding […]

Chino 99 Cent Store Applies For Alcohol License

By Michael Armijo Chino – Those of you who have visited the “Smart and Final” shopping center on Central Avenue and Philadelphia may have noticed a new sign in the window of the “99 Cents Store”: “Application to Sell Alcoholic Beverages”. It’s a growing trend around the state, and nearby states, as Tempe Arizona approved […]

Chino Teen Undergoes Heart Transplant

By Michael Armijo Chino – A 16-year old sophomore cheerleader at Chino Hills High School underwent a heart transplant last Sunday after a month of hospitalization after her condition took a turn for the worse. Lexi Anderson, who lives in Chino, has been waiting for her new heart, is at Loma Linda Medical Center recovering […]

Golf with Your Local Sheriffs in Chino Hills

By Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club  CHINO HILLS – The Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Booster Club will host a golf tournament in honor of the Sheriff Department’s 150 volunteers next month. If you would like to contribute and/or cannot attend and would like to donate, the Booster Club is looking for 150 minimum promotional product donations […]

City of Chino Hills- Annual Tow Service Selection

By CHPD The Chino Hills Police Department is beginning its annual selection process for the 2017-2018 rotation tow list. The station will be accepting applications during its open enrollment period of March 1 through March 31, 2017. No late applications will be accepted. If your application is accepted, a vehicle and facility inspection will be […]

Two Chino Valley administrators to be honored in April by their peers

By CVUSD    Two Chino Valley Unified School District administrators have been named tops in their field by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 12. Mary Salcido, Chino Valley Unified School District’s (CVUSD) Director of Access and Equity, has been named a co-recipient of the Curriculum & Instruction Administrator of the Year Award […]

LA Gang Members arrested in Chino Hills

By SBSD    Deputies were conducting extra patrol in the city of Chino Hills when they observed a vehicle driving slowly through a residential neighborhood. The vehicle was a close match to a vehicle that was captured by a burglary victim’s video surveillance system. Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, but […]

Hike Your Heart Out In Chino Hills

By City of Chino Hills Chino Hills– Hike Your Heart Out with the City of Chino Hills Healthy Hills Committee and Chino Hills State Park Rangers on Saturday, February 11th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Chino Hills State Park. Kids and adults of various fitness levels will be able to explore Chino Hills State […]

Deputies Arrest Four Suspects for Multiple Residential Burglaries in Chino Hills

By Chino Hills Sheriff On January 10, 2017, deputies from the Chino Hills Station responded to a residential burglary in progress located in the 2400 block of White Dove Lane in Chino Hills. Deputies observed three black males running from the scene. After a short foot pursuit, all three suspects were apprehended and identified as, […]

Chino Hills – Fatal Traffic Collision

By City of Chino Hills On Saturday, January 7, 2017, at about 2:07, Contreras was driving west on Chino Hills Parkway with two passengers inside his 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe. Once through the intersection of Ramona Avenue, the Tahoe crossed the double yellow line and continued west onto a raised concrete center median. The Tahoe continued […]

Chino Hills Man Attempted Murder of U.S. Diplomat in Mexico

BY USAO Chino Hills – Zia Zafar, 31, of Chino Hills, California, made his initial appearance on January 10, after being charged with the attempted murder of a diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. According to the criminal complaint, on January 6, Zafar disguised himself and followed a Vice Consul of the […]

Bank Robbery at Chino Bank

City of Chino PD  On December 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., Chino Police Officers responded to a panic alarm at the Citizens’ Business Bank located at 12808 Central Avenue.  Responding officers confirmed an armed robbery had taken place and were able to obtain a description of the suspect and his vehicle from bank employees and […]