16 Vie For Open Council Seat

By Michael Armijo   Chino Hills – Ed Grahams abrupt resignation last month, the deadline to apply has passed and 16 people have responded by the closing date of July 31st. Opening up the position and having someone apply for it instead of electing one saved the city around $100,000 for a special election. The […]

Rise of SUV Third Row Seat Thefts

By Michael Armijo Chino Valley – Local police departments have issued warnings of the rise in SUV third seat thefts and encourage residents to secure their property. “You can use a cable and lock the seat up to the inside of the vehicle, never leave your vehicle unlocked, park your SUV inside the garage or […]

2 CH Residents Jailed After Marijuana Bust

By Mireya Delapaz Chino Hills – A chase ensued in Chino Hills this week that led to 2 arrests for the growth and possession of marijuana. The two suspects, Zhi Cheng, 40 and Hui Yuan Li, 37, were being chased for 5 miles on the 71 freeway near the Westbound I-10 before getting arrested. There […]

CH PD Chase Ends in PIT Maneuver, Arrest

Staff Reports Chino Hills, CA – A driver of a stolen vehicle flee from deputies which ensured in a pursuit that ended in Los Angeles after a PIT maneuver. Last week at about 1:52 am a vehicle failed to yield and a pursue ensued. The result was a stolen vehicle chase that ended on Kadota […]

Chino Hills Vacant Seat Open

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – After the abrupt resignation of councilman Ed Graham, the Chino Hills City Council voted to appoint his successor instead of electing one, a move that will save the city around $100,000 for a special election. The term ends a year from November in 2018 and Residents must apply by July […]

Looks Like It’s NO On Measure H

By Michael Armijo   Chino – Chino has spoken and their voice was heard. NO on H won, so this means there will be no zone changes for the proposed property and general plan. Yesterday, Tuesday, July 11, a special election was held for the city of Chino registered voters to vote on Measure H, […]

Fireworks Branded Violations

Staff Reports Inland Empire – Fireworks in Chino Hills, which are all illegal, resulted in on citations being issued, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Diamond Bar had nothing to report as of press time. But between 6 p.m. and 12 a.m., the Chino Police Department in collaboration with the Chino Valley Fire District issued 64 […]

Measure H On July 11 Ballot

By Marissa Mitchell and Michael Armijo Chino – This coming Tuesday, July 11, a special election will be held for the city of Chino registered voters to vote on Measure H, which will amend the general plan the Chino Municipal Code. The Special Election will be held to submit Measure H to voters within the City of […]

Local Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

Staff Reports Chino – The “AK-47” bank robber who shot and wounded a local police officer back in 2012 was caught this week in another state. He is also accused of a string of bank robberies throughout the country. He was dubbed the “AK-47 Bandit” by FBI agents because in each robbery, the suspect brandishes […]

Lakers Meet With Local Basketball Star

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Chino Hills resident, former Chino Hills High standout, and former UCLA star Lonzo Ball was interviewed and worked out with the professional NBA team Los Anglees Lakers last week, the team he had said he would prefer to play with. The Lakers have the number two pick in next […]

Lakers Meet With Local Basketball Star

By Michael Armijo Chino Hills – Chino Hills resident, former Chino Hills High standout, and former UCLA star Lonzo Ball was interviewed and worked out with the professional NBA team Los Anglees Lakers last week, the team he had said he would prefer to play with. The Lakers have the number two pick in next […]

Clark’s Nutrition

By Staff Reports Chino- When my daughter was little, we would take her to Chuck E. Cheese every year for her birthday. Then one year I announced that rather than going to Chuck E. Cheese, we would take her to Disneyland for her very first time. She was upset and disappointed. All she had ever […]

Fireworks Illegal in Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, but Legal in Chino

By Michael Armijo Chino, Chino Hills – There’s a lot of misunderstandings in the Chino and Chino Hills areas for fireworks, so let’s try to get this straight: CHINO: LEGAL FIREWORKS ALLOWED. There is a bit of confusion as Chino continues to post a sign: “ILLEGAL FIREWORKS A THOUSAND TIMES NO! $1,000 FINE FOR ILLEGAL […]

Summer Concert Series Begins June 14th

City Release Chino Hills, CA – Chino Hills residents may have been worried that the City of Chino Hills Summer Concerts in the Park series had been reduced to four concerts this summer due to a mistake on a “What’s Going on this Summer” wrap-up page in the City’s Summer Recreation Guide and City News. […]

Chino Hills Recreation Is On The Move, Literally

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino Hills, CA – Recreation in Chino Hills is now mobile. With its new “rec” van equipped to the tee with fun activities, Chino Hills Mobile Recreation is coming into local neighborhoods. This year, the mobile recreation for the city has a new summer schedule, beginning June 12th through August 11th […]

Chino Valley Officials’ Texts and Emails Must Be Disclosed On All Public Matters

By Marissa Mitchell Chino Valley, CA – In early March, the California Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision to disclose all public-related information regardless of source, a cause supported by open-government advocates.  Cities in and around Chino Valley are looking to comply with said ruling, which generally forces public employees, including politicians, to share […]

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 […]

Accident Sends Two to Hospital

By Michael Armijo Chino – An accident on Pipeline and Schafer Wednesday morning sent two people to the hospital when a car hit a box truck pushing it on its side and into a light pole. At about 6:05 am Wednesday morning Maria Hernandez, 30, of Ontario was traveling west bound on Shafer Avenue in […]