Chino Teen Undergoes Heart Transplant

By Michael Armijo Chino – A 16-year old sophomore cheerleader at Chino Hills High School underwent a heart transplant last Sunday after a month of hospitalization after her condition took a turn for the worse. Lexi Anderson, who lives in Chino, has been waiting for her new heart, is at Loma Linda Medical Center recovering […]

Chino Hills High students throw birthday bash for lonely boy

BY CVUSD Chino Hills- Students in Chino Hills High’s AVID college preparation program threw a surprise party Thursday (Oct. 27) for a Moreno Valley boy after they learned via social media that no one showed up for his birthday party. AVID student Sadie Santillan came to class heartbroken after reading a Facebook post by Tyler’s […]

Chino Hills High Culinary Arts Students Learn Interview Skills From Restaurant Industry Professionals

BY CVUSD Students in Jennell Acker’s culinary classes at Chino Hills High in Chino received a crash course in job interviewing Tuesday (Oct. 25, 2016) from three representatives of the Wienerschnitzel restaurant chain. The event was part of the California Restaurant Association Foundation’s third annual Force-in-Training (FIT) Day. The day is designed to help prepare […]

CH High Director Added To MVP Athletic Director List

Staff Reports   Chino Hills – Athletic Director at Chino Hills High, Phil Garcia, has recently been named to the CIF Southern Section’s MVP Athletic Directors list, according to the Chino Valley Unified School District. Garcia is known for being an outstanding leader and making a positive impact on student athletes, which is why he […]

Cover Picture: CH Softball Seniors Caption Caption: The Chino High School softball team now shares the Hacienda League Championship title and will be playing CIF this week. The team also celebrated their seniors on Senior Day, along with the colleges they will be attending in the fall. Congratulations to the following seniors (shown L-R): Corina Gamboa (Colorado State), Amanda Brashear (Maryland), Courtney Springman (West Point), Alyssa Gonzalez (Ole Miss), Emily Ballesteros (West Point) and Hayley Wishner (Whittier College).

Chino Hills Student Finalist In Music Center’s Scholarship

CVUSD Chino Hills– Chino Hills High freshman Ria Aldachi, who is enrolled in Chino Valley Unified School District’s virtual high school online program, has been named a Grand Prize Finalist in the Los Angeles Music Center’s 28th annual Spotlight awards program. Ria is one of 14 student artists from Southern California to receive the honor and […]

Three Area Teams Make CIF Finals

By Lyn Taylor   It’s a great year for basketball in the Inland Empire.  Chino Hills High School, Ayala High School and Diamond Ranch High School’s boys’ basketball teams have all made it into the CIF Southern Section Finals to be played this weekend, March 4-5. Diamond Ranch High School (23-8) will play Chaminade, Friday […]

Chino Valley Makes MLB Draft

Photo Courtesy: Southpaw, Bailey Falter, from Chino Hills High

By Claire Lewis Chino Valley – If you keep up with Major League Baseball, you probably know that the 2015 Draft took place recently – June 8 through 10.  A total of 1,215 individuals were selected in the 40-round draft, and three Major League Teams selected young men from the Chino Valley. Bailey Falter, the […]

Chino Hills: Basketball Standout Dies After Skateboard Accident


Chino Hills – A gentle giant has fallen, as high school senior, Nnamdi Okongwu, was taken off life support and passed away on Fri., July 18. After a skateboarding fall earlier last week that caused a serious head injury, Okongwu was airlifted on Tuesday to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton. According to reports, the […]