Century Communities hosted a grand-opening on November 3rd for The Bungalows and The Cottages at Stonebrook in Chino

New detached homes offer six different designs starting in the low $500s By Julie Satalowich CHINO, CA, November 2018 – Century Communities, recently namedthe fastest-growing public builder by Buildermagazine, hosted a public grand-opening festivity onNov. 3 at Stonebrook featuring two new neighborhoods The Bungalows and The Cottagesstarting in the low $500s. The celebration was held […]

The City of Chino Names New Public Works Director

Staff Reports  CHINO – After a competitive process, Amer Jakher has been selected to fill the position of Public Works Director. Mr. Jakher will serve as a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Management Team and will be responsible for the City’s capital improvement projects, traffic operations, fleet management and water distribution. Mr. Jakher comes to the City of […]

Local Community Kicks Off Season of Giving with Operation Christmas Child

By Samaritan’s Purse  Chino— Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley area residents will gather to kick off the Samaritan’s Purse project’s collection season—packing more than 30,000 shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items. These gift-filled shoeboxes will contribute to the project’s goal of reaching more than 11 million children in Jesus’ Name. The San Gabriel […]

Go Human to Connecting Chino Community Festival

City of Chino Chino – The City of Chino and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Go Human campaign invite residents and visitors to bike, walk, skate or roll to Connecting Chino, a free open streets event to be held on Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The goal of the event is to allow […]

Two Arrested for DUI at Checkpoint

By City of Chino The Chino PD Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, August 24, 2018, at 11900 Central Avenue between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for […]

Residential Burglary Suspect Arrested

Staff Reports  CHINO – After an intensive investigation Chino Police Department Detectives identified and arrested a man in connection to an ongoing residential burglary where the victims had over $50,000 in valuables stolen from their home.   The incident occurred on July 11, 2018, at a residence in the 14700 block of Willamette Avenue in […]

2 Chino Women Arrested for Kidnapping, Attempted Murder

Staff Reports Chino – Two women were arrested, following a vehicle pursuit in Chino. Police discovered an unconscious woman in the passenger seat of their vehicle with a cord wrapped around her neck, said officials on Wednesday, August 22. Authorities indicated the suspects and the victim may be acquainted. It seems they had been involved […]

Chino Loses $1.5 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Staff Reports Chino – The City of Chino reached a $1.5 million settlement with a mobile home park owner who brought a lawsuit against the city, alleging the council’s actions caused a loss of income by delaying and interfering with plans to convert the park to resident ownership. The lawsuit originally asked for $34 million […]

Mike Kolling Retires After Almost 3 Decades of Service

By Anthony Saude Chino – Mike Kolling retired from the City of Chino after 29 plus years of employment. Kolling retired from the position of Capital Projects and Building Maintenance Manager after a long illustrious career. The City hosted a special retirement luncheon for a very special and distinguished guest. Kolling was hired as an […]

Suspects Arrested in Attempted Murder

By Anthony Saude CHINO – Two suspects were arrested this week for attempted murder. The investigation began on July 10, 2018, in the early morning hours when officers responded to a call of a possible fight in the area of Park Avenue and Benson Avenue. Officers arrived at the scene and found two victims of […]

Bev Mo Moving to Chino

By Anthony Saude Chino – BevMo BevMo has been frustrated by the diminished condition of the Chino Hills center they are currently located and will leaving to relocate to the City of Chino. This is another big blow to the struggling northern section of the Chino Hills Marketplace located at Peyton Drive and the 71 […]

Metz Air Control Voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction

By Anthony Saude Chino – It is that time again, summer in the Inland Empire and it has started off very, very hot this year and you are going to want to call somebody you can trust if you need them. Metz Air Control has been in business since 1977 and is located in Chino.  […]

98 Citations Issued for Illegal Fireworks

By Anthony Saude Chino – Excitement was growing as the skies were growing dark in Chino and Chino Hills on the fourth of July just before the skies lit up like a, well like the fourth of July, as residents began their fireworks show —legal and illegal. Chino police wrote 98 citations for illegal fireworks, […]

Board Member Files Claim Against CVUSD

By Anthony Saude Chino– Some Don Lugo parents say they are satisfied with the way the school and the district handled investigations into sexual hazing incidents last year that involved freshmen on the football team. In Contrast to the statements made by Chino Valley school board member Irene Hernandez-Blair. The parents speaking at a school board […]

Sexual Hazing at Chino High School

By Anthony Saude Chino – Students at Don Lugo High School in Chino were accused of sexually hazing other students in a classroom that was not being supervised by a teacher. A student caught some of the incident on video. The video shows two football players holding another player down on the ground while simulating […]

Man Arrested In Chino for Las Vegas Murder

By Anthony Saude Chino – A 31-year-old man wanted in the homicide of two Vietnamese tourists in Las Vegas was apprehended and arrested after a short police pursuit from Chino to Chino Hills. He is currently awaiting extradition to Nevada. Julius Trotter is being held without bail at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho […]

Residents Ask Police For Help With a Neighbor

Anthony Saude Chino – Residents of the 13300 block of San Marcos Place in Chino are pleading with the city council and police department for help with a neighbor who they claim has been disturbing the peace on their street for many years. The situation has become so heated that the Chino Police Department recently […]

Bible Thrives At Public Schools

By Anthony Saude Chino – Glory, Grace, and Hope all come in the form of white buses to the Chino Valley Unified School District they are driven by volunteers on a mission to share the Christian faith with children. The buses can be found weekly parked near all 22 elementary schools. Children hop on board […]

Chino Player Places at Angel Stadium

City Of Chino Chino– Kaylee Pitts has some bragging rights.  The 12-year-old softball player from Chino Girls Fastpitch league took 3rd place in the Scott’s Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championship competition at Angel Stadium on June 2.   To make it to this point, she had to win a few other […]

Chino Community Leader Arrested

By Anthony Saude Chino – Robert Basile a City of Chino community services commission member was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of theft. An elder abuse investigation uncovered a scheme that the suspect concoted to embezzle $130,000 from an elderly family member living in Idaho. Mr. Basile, 60, of Chino, is the Chino Valley Unified School […]