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 […]

Employee Assaulted During Robbery

By Anthony Saude   Chino– At approximately 12:02 p.m., a Chino police officer was flagged down while he was parked toward the rear of the business by employees. They advised the officer that there was possibly an active shooter inside the store. Numerous officers immediately arrived on scene; they entered the store to search for […]

Magnolia Junior High Turns 50

By Anthony Saude Chino – Magnolia Junior High of Chino celebrated its Golden Anniversary on April 13 with food, games, a presentation and special performances. The school first opened in September of 1967 with more than 350 students enrolled. Walnut Avenue Elementary was also new and was bursting at the seams. It was decided that […]

Lawsuit Over Air Show Settled

By Anthony Saude Chino– Spectators will get an up-close look at aircraft at the 2018 Planes of Fame Air Show. A lawsuit filed last year by several Chino Airport tenants, who were hoping to shut down the annual event, was settled last month. Allowing the May 5 and 6 events to proceed. So it appears […]

Proposed Mental Health Hospital Concerns

By Anthony Saude Chino – The news that a 50-bed mental health hospital is being proposed for the California Institution for Men (CIM) got out it wasn’t welcomed with open arms by all residents. The residents from the College Park neighborhood in Chino have concerns and showed up to a scheduled meeting to voice them […]

Mental health hospital planned at CIM

California Institution for Men entrance Staff Reports A 50-bed mental health facility is expected to be built at the California Institution for Men in Chino in approximately four years. The prison entrance is located at 14901 Central Ave. at the end of Chino Hills Parkway. “The first dirt to move on this is at least […]

Perris Woman Dies On 60 Freeway In Chino

Staff Reports  Chino –  At approximately 7:38 p.m. a 1998 Jeep Cherokee driven by a 19-year-old male in the far right lane veered into the right shoulder for reasons unknown and struck the back of a Ford Taurus. Three were injured in the accident. In addition to the driver, the car also contained two children. […]

Free Essential Oils Workshop

By Anthony Saude Chino – There is so many uses for essential oils and countless combinations for even more uses, it can be downright confusing and overwhelming. Clark’s Nutrition, as always, wants to inform and educate their customers on healthy habits and how it can affect their lives in a positive manner. The month of […]

Chino PD Investigate Murder/Suicide Following Standoff with S.W.A.T

By Anthony Saude   Chino – At around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, officers from the Chino Police Department responded to a call regarding an injured woman in the 12300 block of Cypress Avenue.  When the officers arrived on the scene, Fire officials were already on the scene & were performing first aid on […]

License Plate Recognition System Pays Off

Police Chase ends in Crash By Anthony Saude Chino-Two men, who were reportedly driving a stolen pickup truck, were spotted by Chino Police Officers near the intersection of Kimball and Cypress avenues late in the morning on Monday, March 19. According to police the vehicle had been reported as stolen from Fontana earlier that morning. […]

Parent Arrested On School Grounds

By Anthony Saude Chino – Howard Cattle Elementary School in Chino was placed on lock down for both students and staff when school administrators had to deal with an irate parent. She was later arrested by Chino Police on suspicion of making criminal threats. Gisele Chiquito was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho […]

Chino Man Gets Three Years For Embezzlement

By Anthony Saude   Chino – Robert Leland Johnson IV, a 39 year-old former securities broker and Chino resident, was sentenced to three years in state prison after he plead guilty to multiple counts of felony grand theft. This was in connection with the embezzlement of nearly $1.1 million as reported by the San Bernardino […]

Three Arrested For Attempted Murder In Chino

By Danny Nguyen Chino – Chino police detectives alongside Special Enforcement Team and SWAT team members arrested, on Feb. 21, three young adult men for suspected armed robbery, attempted murder, and assault in their ongoing investigation involving calls made from multiple people about a disturbance in the neighborhood block of 3900 Yellowstone Circle from a […]

Attempted Robbery Thwarted By Employee

By Anthony Saude Chino – A clerk at a Chino gas station escaped injury early Tuesday morning after being shot at during an attempted robbery and struggle with the armed man. “Chino police officers responded to a call in reference to the Arco gas station at 12100 Ramona Ave. There was a report of “shots […]

Chino City Manager’s Contract Extended

By Anthony Saude Chino – Matt Ballantyne is so well thought of by Chino mayor Eunice Ulloa and the rest of the city council that they unanimously voted to extend his contract four more years until 2023. The decision was voted on during the city council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 6. The feeling of […]

11-Year-Old Boy Arrested On Two Robbery Charges

By Anthony Saude Chino – An 11-year-old Chino boy was and two others were arrested this week in connection with a pair of robberies that took place Sunday night in Chino. “The boy, who allegedly stole a scooter at knifepoint from a victim on the 5000 block of D Street at approximately 6:36 p.m. was […]

Prado Raceway Proposed

09By Anthony Saude Chino – The County of Riverside wants to build an off-road motorsports facility at the southern end of the 71 freeway and it has the City of Chino Hills worried about the impact it might have on their residents. The project “Prado Raceway” proposed location will be adjacent to the Chino Hills […]

CIM Prison Escapee Swiftly Apprehended

By Anthony Saude   Chino– According to reports from the Chino Hills PD, prison escapee, Michael Garrett, was apprehended on Monday, January 15 at about 8:30 p.m, less than 24 hours after making his escape from the California Institution for Men (CIM) in Chino Garrett, a 33 year old white male, was serving time as […]

Run For Russ 5K Run, Walk

By Anthony Saude   On February 1, eighteen years ago, Chino Police Officer Russ Miller, was killed in the line of duty by a drunk driver. However, his fellow officers have not forgotten him. Every year since his tragic passing the Chino Police Officers Foundation has remained committed to keeping his memory alive by hosting […]

Chino Deputy Sheriff Arrested in Drug Trafficking Scheme

Staff Reports Chino – A Los Angeles County deputy sheriff, a Chino resident allegedly agreed on two occasions to oversee the delivery of narcotics and other contraband in exchange for cash payments was arrested, along with three other men, on federal narcotics charges. Special agents with the Federal Bureau Investigation arrested Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Collins, […]