Chino Resident Wins Bravery Award

By Anthony Saude Chino– California Partnership to end domestic violence is a coalition that represents survivors, organizations, advocates and allied individuals working to support survivors of domestic violence has an annual awards reception in Fresno California. This year they honored Tracy Evanson, a Chino resident and the founder of Healed Women Heal, with the Bravery […]

Chino Rotary Club

The Chino Rotary Club donated $500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire/ Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County this afternoon at our weekly meeting. We also learned how Big Brothers Big Sisters is helping to change the lives of youths in our community. What do you know about Big Brothers Big […]

Chino Hills Files Lawsuit Over Tres Hermanos Decision

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – Tres Hermanos is a small cattle ranch had at one-time been the private hunting grounds for generations of wealthy Los Angeles scions, including the late Los Angeles Times Publisher Harry Chandler. The land was purchased by City of Industry’s Industry redevelopment agency in 1978, before the state shut down such […]

Community Events September – November

Kids’ Night Out Walnut Teen Center 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm Third Saturday of every month   Diamond Bar Restaurant Week  A 14-day dining event that will take place Friday, October 6 – Friday, October 20, 2017. The event showcases Diamond Bar as a premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety of culinary experiences. Participating […]

Storm Drain Mistake Costs Chino $123,338

By Anthony Saude Chino – The storm drain project Located along Chino Avenue, between Benson and Oaks Avenue that had been at a standstill will now move forward. Local reports say there was a mistake made in the original draft of the project that will cost the city of Chino approximately $124,338. It was reported that […]

Chino PD Partners with State Police, Sheriff, and California Highway Patrol in Effort to Stop Impaired Driving

By Anthony Chan Chino – Chino Police Department is escalating enforcement efforts to stop impaired driving. In a traffic safety fact sheet released by the NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 4,976 motorcyclists killed and 22,441 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2015 compared with 4,494 motorcyclists killed and 21,050 passenger vehicle occupants […]

Illegal Firework Activity In Chino Continues Unabated

By Anthony Chan   Chino – Illegal fireworks have continued to problem in Chino for the last few years. According to Section 8.12 of the Chino Municipal Code, “The sale of ‘Safe and Sane’ fireworks shall be permitted within the city during the period beginning on the 1st day of July and ending at nine p.m. […]

Physical Argument Escalates Into A Stabbing In Chino Hills

By Anthony Saude On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at approximately 4:12 pm, Robert Thomas Ramirez was involved in a verbal argument with the victim in the backyard of a residence on the 15000 block of Ethel Street (Lower Los Serranos) in the city of Chino Hills. There was an argument between two men that quickly […]

Annexation Proposal for Area Homes Approved

By Anthony Chan   After two failed public hearings and thorough review by Chino’s city council and planning commission, a proposal for the construction of 44 new single family homes has been approved. Project plans are expected to be submitted by the end of 2017, and construction could begin as soon as next year on […]

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 […]

Police Department Issues New Address

Staff Reports Chino –Effective immediately, the Chino Police Department’s official street address has changed from 5450 Walnut Avenue to 5450 Guardian Way, although they never physically moved. Since 2012, the area surrounding the Chino Police Department facility has experienced several new developments, which includes, the naming of the road directly in front of the police station, […]

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 […]

Two Men Injured in Gun Accident at Prado Olympic Shooting Park in Chino

Staff Reports   Chino – After a gun was accidentally discharged, a man in his 30s was shot in the hip at Prado Olympic Shooting Range Park, according to a Chino Valley Fire District news release. Firefighters responded at 1:13 p.m. to a report of an accidental discharge at the range, the release stated. One […]

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 […]

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 […]