Chino Hills Woman Faces 12 Years For Sex Trafficking

Staff Reports Chino Hills – A chino Hills woman pled guilty to racketeering and aiding and abetting four other suspects for sex trafficking. The charges could result in up to 12 years in federal prison. Although the trafficking was out of state, Ms. Nava ran the business from her Chino Hills home in the 15500 […]

62 Year Old Killed in Traffic Collision

DATE/TIME: Monday, July 30, 2018, at about 12:24 a.m. INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision LOCATION: Windmill Creek Rd. and Rancho Hills Dr., City of Chino Hills SUSPECT(S): None VICTIM(S): Livier Ruvalcaba, 62-year-old, resident of Westminster SUMMARY: On Monday, July 30, 2018, at about 12:24 a.m. , deputies from the Chino Hills Sheriff’s Station responded to the […]

CHPD Investigate Homicide In Butterfield Ranch

Staff Reports Chino Hills, CA –Chino Hills Police Department is investigating a homicide at an apartment complex which is now described as a possible home invasion robbery. The incident took place at 1 am Saturday. Deputies were called to the apartment complex regarding a possible home invasion robbery Saturday July 28, 2018, at 12:58 am. […]

17 Miles of Streets Repaired in Annual Street Improvements

By Anthony Saude   Chino Hills – The $1.5 million annual street improvement project in Chino Hills includes 17 miles of streets. The patch and repair work has been completed and the application of slurry got underway on Tuesday, July 10th and will continue on weekdays through Tuesday, July 30th. All American Asphalt is required […]

Man Detained by Chino Hills PD

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A woman was in her Chino Hills home alone when she heard a knock at her door. Her husband and children had just left for the store when she heard a knock on the door. What happened is something that residents should take note of and inform all family […]

Basketball Hoops Not Permitted In The Street

City Of Chino Hills  Chino Hills – City of Chino Hills officials have noted an increase in basketball hoops placed in the street. The City will be placing notices on basketball hoops as part of an educational effort to prevent this unsafe practice. “We would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to obstruct […]

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, […]

Capt. Goodman exits, Walker enters

Anthony Saude Chino Hills – Captain Darren Goodman, chief of police for Chino Hills, will retire from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department after 27 years of service. He will move down the road a ways to become the Chief of Police for the city of Upland. His last day on the job in Chino Hills […]

Harkins Alcohol Sales Being Appealed

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills– The Chino Hills planning commission approved a conditional use permit, earlier this month that would allow alcohol sales in a 20-seat bar area located in the lobby that will replace the arcade games. Two members of the Chino Hills city council, Art Bennett and Ray Marquez are not on board […]

Artificial Turf Installation At Grand Avenue – Park Lighting Affected

Staff Reports Chino Hills – Tennis court lighting and walkway lighting at Grand Avenue Park will be off from Monday, June 18 to Monday, July 9 during electrical work that is required for the installation of artificial turf. Lighting on the basketball courts and hockey rink is not affected. Trails adjacent to the park will be gated at […]

Chino Hills Photo Contest Entries Due August 29th

City of Chino Hills Chino Hills – Chino Hills residents are invited to enter their best photos of Chino Hills in the City of Chino Hills’ second annual Photo Contest. First through third place winners will receive gift cards ranging from $50 to $100, with the grand prize winner receiving a $250 gift card. The […]

Brush Fire Closes The 71 Freeway

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A brush fire that started by a car fire was burning in thick brush in the hills south of Chino on Tuesday, June 12 but had not forced any evacuations, officials said. The flames grew until they had devoured 120 acres after breaking out near Highway 71, south of […]

Chino Hills Man Crashes Into Fire Hydrant

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – On Saturday, May 26, at approximately 12:25 am, a red Chevrolet Corvette, hopped the curb and tore out a stop sign in the center median of Glen Ridge Drive at the intersection of Pipeline Avenue. The corvette didn’t stop there. It continued driving south until it crashed into a […]

New Ordinance For Grow Houses?

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – The city council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers to consider a new ordinance that would go into effect immediately because of the recent increase of marijuana grow houses in Chino Hills. Chino Hills’ building official will be given the right to disconnect service utilities and […]

Chino Hills Police Awarded Wetip 2018 Police Department Of The Year

 Staff Reports Chino Hills, CA – The Chino Hills Police Department was recently awarded the Police Department of the Year honor for 2017 from WeTip. WeTip is an anonymous national crime reporting resource that was started by citizens to encourage those who have information regarding a crime to share it without fearing for their safety. […]

Water Rate Increase For Chino Hills

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills -The Chino Hills City Council has approved a new system to bill residents for their water use. Beginning July 1, the city will give households a “water budget” – or allocation. This allocation will be based on the number of people living at the residence and their daily usage. Outdoor landscaped areas […]

Suspect in Chino Hills Robbery Arrested

3rd man still sought by deputies By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A Hemet resident, a suspect in a brazen robbery at a Chino Hills residence in April was arrested Wednesday, while another man from Perris was already in custody. Deonta Simuel, 18, of Hemet, was arraigned on robbery charges Thursday in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court after […]

Child Abuse Suspect Faces 140 Years In Prison

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – A 29 year old Perris man faces 140 years in state prison when he is sentenced in June for sexually abusing two children over an eight-year span in Chino and Perris, according to the San Bernardino County District Attorneys’ office. A jury of his peers convicted Alberto Ray Chavez, […]

Street Light Inventory Underway

Staff Reports Chino Hills–During the next few weeks, Chino Hills residents may see employees of Tanko Lighting walking their neighborhoods. The City of Chino Hills is in the process of purchasing approximately 4,500 street lights from Southern California Edison in order to save money. Tanko Lighting is conducting an inventory of the streetlights. Personnel will […]

Chino Hills Man Arrested for Wielding Knife

By Anthony Saude Chino Hills – Deputies were dispatched at 2:08 p.m. to a residence on the 12800 block of Sunburst Trail. They had received a report of a knife- wielding man fighting with his family members. Chino Hills deputies arrested and jailed a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon on suspicion of arming himself with two […]