Chino Hills Man Crashes Into Fire Hydrant

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – On Saturday, May 26, at approximately 12:25 am, a red Chevrolet Corvette, hopped the curb and tore out a stop sign in the center median of Glen Ridge Drive at the intersection of Pipeline Avenue. The corvette didn’t stop there. It continued driving south until it crashed into a […]

New Ordinance For Grow Houses?

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – The city council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers to consider a new ordinance that would go into effect immediately because of the recent increase of marijuana grow houses in Chino Hills. Chino Hills’ building official will be given the right to disconnect service utilities and […]

Chino Hills Police Awarded Wetip 2018 Police Department Of The Year

 Staff Reports Chino Hills, CA – The Chino Hills Police Department was recently awarded the Police Department of the Year honor for 2017 from WeTip. WeTip is an anonymous national crime reporting resource that was started by citizens to encourage those who have information regarding a crime to share it without fearing for their safety. […]

Water Rate Increase For Chino Hills

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills -The Chino Hills City Council has approved a new system to bill residents for their water use. Beginning July 1, the city will give households a “water budget” – or allocation. This allocation will be based on the number of people living at the residence and their daily usage. Outdoor landscaped areas […]

Suspect in Chino Hills Robbery Arrested

3rd man still sought by deputies By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A Hemet resident, a suspect in a brazen robbery at a Chino Hills residence in April was arrested Wednesday, while another man from Perris was already in custody. Deonta Simuel, 18, of Hemet, was arraigned on robbery charges Thursday in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court after […]

Child Abuse Suspect Faces 140 Years In Prison

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A 29 year old Perris man faces 140 years in state prison when he is sentenced in June for sexually abusing two children over an eight-year span in Chino and Perris, according to the San Bernardino County District Attorneys’ office. A jury of his peers convicted Alberto Ray Chavez, […]

Street Light Inventory Underway

Staff Reports Chino Hills–During the next few weeks, Chino Hills residents may see employees of Tanko Lighting walking their neighborhoods. The City of Chino Hills is in the process of purchasing approximately 4,500 street lights from Southern California Edison in order to save money. Tanko Lighting is conducting an inventory of the streetlights. Personnel will […]

Chino Hills to change water rates, allocations for residents

Anthony Saude  Chino Hills – City leaders in Chino Hills are going to propose a plan to allocate water to customers based on their needs.  The proposal would allow all households a “water budget” – or allocation. Their budget would be based on the number of people living at the location, their daily household usage, the landscaped outdoor area and the weather. Customers would pay a lower rate for water if […]

Chino Hills Man Arrested for Wielding Knife

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – Deputies were dispatched at 2:08 p.m. to a residence on the 12800 block of Sunburst Trail. They had received a report of a knife- wielding man fighting with his family members. Chino Hills deputies arrested and jailed a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon on suspicion of arming himself with two […]

Teens Needed For City Summer Programs

Staff Reports Chino Hills– The City of Chino Hills’ Community Services Department is looking for enthusiastic teens, ages 13 to 16 years old, to volunteer this summer. Volunteens, as they are referred to, will assist in the City’s Aquatics, Summer Day Camp, Mobile Recreation, and Special Events programs. Applications for the Volunteen program will be […]

Chino Hills Boys Basketball CIF CHAMPIONS!

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – For the past five years, the Ball family has ruled Chino Hills basketball. Patriarch LaVar Ball oversaw the rise of eldest son Lonzo from promising point guard to surefire NBA Draft pick. In Lonzo’s last season with the Huskies they won everything, taking the state title and the USA […]

Over 1,200 Marijuana Plants Found In Chino Hills

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – The Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) of the Sheriff’s department and Chino Hills Police Department Deputies served a search warrant at a Chino Hills residence for the illegal cultivation of marijuana. After Deputies from Chino Hills Police Department received a tip from a concerned citizen regarding suspicious activity going on […]

Upcoming Road Closures for “Every Fifteen Minutes” Program at Ayala HS

Staff Reports   Chino Hills – Ruben S. Ayala High School students will safely experience the devastation caused by a drunk driving accident as part of the “Every 15 Minutes” program on Thursday, March 22nd. Peyton Drive will be closed for part of the morning. The simulated “accident scene” will be set up on Peyton […]

Passport Acceptance Fees Increase April 2

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills– For the first time in a while the federal government is raising costs on passports. If you have been planning that trip, don’t wait. Make an appointment today to apply for a passport at Chino Hills City Hall (14000 City Center Drive) on the second floor. Do it before the […]

Chino Hills Investigators Recover Thousands Of Stolen Items

Staff Reports Chino Hills – Mark Williams Ellis, 36, of Chino was arrested on suspicion of grand theft after he was found with six storage units full of items stolen dating back to 2006. (Courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department) A vehicle code violation stop in Chino earlier this month led investigators to more than […]

12 Year Old Arrested For Violent Video

By Ariana Scott Chino Hills – On February 22, 2018, a threat to the school was made by a juvenile young male, whose actions at the school were very violent, which was enough cause for a concerned citizen to talk to Chino Hills Police. The citizen, who wished to remain anonymous, had discovered a video […]

Former Area Student Is Arrested; Said He Would Shoot Up the School

Date/Time Occurred: Monday, February 26, 2018 / 12:38 a.m. Crime or Incident: PC 422- Criminal Threats Location: Ayala High School, City of Chino Hills Suspect(s): Nicholas Ceballos, 19-year-old resident of Chino Chino Hills – On Monday, February 26, 2018, at approximately 2:59 p.m., Chino Hills deputies were dispatched to Ruben S. Ayala High School regarding […]

Government Takeover

Staff Reports Chino Valley – Stepping into the shoes of adults on Thursday gave some high school seniors a new perspective on their communities. The 38th Annual Student Government Day included participation of Chino Valley fire and police, city governments of Chino and Chino Hills, and the Chino Valley school district. High school seniors from […]

Chino Hills Crime Meeting

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – New California state legislature has changed and now crimes such as first degree burglary and battery with serious bodily injury will no longer be prosecuted as violent felonies. Police officials are saying that crime is exploding all over the state because criminals now know that they won’t be put […]

District Dedicates More Tech to Teaching

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills-Technology in the classroom may be teach, inspire, and engage students, but it can’t possibly replace teachers. That was the point made at the Chino Valley school district’s second annual ChET Day (Chino Education Technology) seminar held on January 27 sponsored for and by district teachers. Keynote speaker Mary Jo Madda […]