Eastvale Ranked #12 Safest Cities in California

By City of Eastvale Eastvale– The City of Eastvale was proud to announce that they have been ranked on the Top 50 Safest Cities in California list for 2019, based on a study conducted by SafeWise. Eastvale was ranked 12th among the 482 cities in California. To identify the fifty safest cities in California, SafeWise […]

Corona City Manager Resigns

Eastvale’s Michele Nissen Named Acting City Manager By City of Corona Corona– The Corona City Council agreed to accept the resignation of City Manager Darrell Talbert today.  In closed session, the City Council unanimously approved a resignation and release agreement with Mr. Talbert, effective today.  Mr. Talbert is a lifelong Corona resident and has spent […]

Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency Awarded Three-year CARF Accreditation

By Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency Corona  –  1/15/19  –  CARF International announced that Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency in Corona, CA has been accredited for a period of three years for its Foster Family and Kinship Care (Children and Adolescents) Governance Standards Applied. This high level of accreditation is awarded to the agency based on the […]

Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

By Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency CARF International announced that Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency in Corona, CA has been accredited for a period of three years for its Foster Family and Kinship Care (Children and Adolescents) Governance Standards Applied. This high level of accreditation is awarded to the agency based on the ability to conform to […]

Eastvale Rebrands Code Enforcement to Community Enhancement & Safety Team

By Olivia Applegate Eastvale- The City of Eastvale is excited to announce the rebranding of Code Enforcement to the Community Enhancement and Safety Team, in an effort to reflect Eastvale’s commitment to safety and maintaining positive relationships within our community. The rebranding of Code Enforcement to the Community Enhancement and Safety Team was approved to […]

Eastvale to Conduct Community Satisfaction Study

By Olivia Applegate Eastvale – The City of Eastvale strives to be strategic in communication, community engagement, and community outreach efforts to help lead to a better understanding of the priorities and needs of the community. The City of Eastvale is partnering with True North Research Inc. in a Community Satisfaction Study to measure resident […]

Eastvale Athletics Business Success Story

By Olivia Applegate Eastvale– Paul Casteneda and Robin Leafblad manage Eastvale Athletics and CrossFit Eastvale located at the corner of Bellegrave Avenue and Hamner Avenue in Eastvale. Their mission for over thirteen years has been to spread health, fitness, and an active lifestyle to Eastvale residents.  This past summer, Paul and Robin traveled to Barcelona, […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Killed by DUI Driver

By City of Chino Chino – Twenty-Eight year old San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas O’Loughlin of Chino Hills was killed in an off-duty traffic collision in the early morning of February 17, 2019. Officers responded to the intersection of Edison and Euclid Avenues at 12:31 a.m. for a report of a traffic collision. The […]

Local Residents Among Plane Crash Victims

Staff Reports Eastvale/Norco– An Eastvale woman and a Norco man were among the victims of a Yorba Linda plane crash that occurred in the 19000 block of Crestknoll drive on Sunday, Feb. 3.  On Superbowl Sunday, Stacie Norene Leber, 48, an Eastvale resident, and Donald Paul Elliot, 58, a Norco resident, were visiting relatives Roy […]

Here We Grow Again: New Additions to Eastvale

Staff Reports Eastvale– A new In-N-Out and Starbucks have officially opened in Eastvale!  Community members have expressed their excitement for the new additions.  Social media pages are filled with photos of Eastvale families and friends, as they raved about the two new businesses.  The Starbucks off Cantu Galleano and Hamner Ave. officially opened their doors […]

View Homes on Terraced Lots at Hillcrest in Riverside

By Carolyn Tate/ Kovach Marketing A collection of just 26 single family luxury homes at Hillcrest offer expansive views from large homesites.  Located in the desirable La Sierra established area of Riverside, the exclusive tucked away neighborhood by Frontier Communities is priced from just the mid $500,000s with a low tax rate of 1.176% and […]

Eastvale Residents Exercise the Power of Petition

By Izabella Salinas Eastvale– Eastvale resident, James Sinnema, started a petition on the website Change.org to bring residents together who share the same concerns for a proposed project in their neighborhood. In November of last year, the building of a self-storage facility was proposed to the City Council. The property is located east of Hellman […]

Walnut Valley USD Begins Enrollment for the 2019-20 School Year

By Kelli Gile Walnut— The Walnut Valley Unified School District will soon begin registration for the 2019-2020 school year for children transitional kindergarten and kindergarten through fifth grade.  Registration dates are: January 14-18, 2019—for those children with siblings already attending school in our district; January 22, 2019 & on—for those elementary children new to the […]

Man Arrested in Chino Hills Murder Case

By Izabella Salinas Chino Hills- On Dec. 19, 2018, a suspect was arrested for the murder of a Chino Hills resident. Ivan Mejia, 44, was arrested and charged for the murder of Martin Zendejas. The Chino Hills Police Department stated that Mejia attacked Zendejas and beat him to death. Mejia is currently being held at […]

Chino’s Plans to Expand Roadway Runs into Problems

City is forced to exercise their 5th Amendment right to Eminent Domain By Izabella Salinas Chino- The Pine Avenue Widening Project, Chino’s plan to expand Pine Avenue into six lanes, has hit an obstacle due to the City being unable to reach an agreement with the owners of the land needed for the expansion.  A […]

1983 Murder Case is Back in News

Governor Brown Orders Retesting of Evidence By Izabella Salinas Chino Hills- In his last days in office, Governor Jerry Brown ordered retesting of four pieces of evidence from a 1983 Chino Hills murder case. 35 years ago, a man named Kevin Cooper was convicted for the murders of Doug and Peggy Ryen, their daughter Jessica, […]

Chino Taking Action to Show They Care

By Izabella Salinas Chino- Different members of the city of Chino have joined together to create a movement called “Chino Cares.” Chino Cares is a movement with the ultimate goal to unite each group in the diverse Chino community. They plan to do this by asking members to pledge to five things: Be informed, be […]

Area Crime Recap: December 2018

INCIDENT: THEFT INVESTIGATION AND ARREST WHEN: 12/8/2018 WHERE: 1400 block of Morab Way, Norco DETAILS: On Saturday, December 8, 2018, about 9:34 a.m., deputies assigned to the Norco Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence located in the 1400 block of Morab Way, in the City of Norco, reference a theft. The investigation revealed suspects had […]

CarMax Appeals City of Norco’s Decision to Deny Zoning Change

By Izabella Salinas Norco- The City Council for the City of Norco has issued a notice of a public hearing to revisit a previously denied project proposal. On Nov. 28, 2018, CarMax auto retail’s request to build a CarMax location on property located on the southwest corner of Second St. and Valley View Ave was […]

Pine Ave. Widening Project Runs into Problems: City Forced to Use Fifth Amendment Right to Eminent Domain

By Izabella Salinas Chino- The Pine Avenue Widening Project, Chino’s plan to expand Pine Avenue into six lanes, has hit an obstacle due to the City being unable to reach an agreement with the owners of the land needed for the expansion.  A resolution between the parties has not been easy, forcing the City to […]