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, […]

Chino Council Rejects Appeal Fee

By Anthony Saude Chino – Changes for some user fees for Chino residents in 2018, as a matter of fact one will be cut out all together. Residents will no longer have to pay a fee to appeal decisions made by the city’s staff and planning commission. The mayor voiced concerns about residents being financially […]

Chino Council Topples Estates Project

By Anthony Saude Chino – The tension during the December 19 City Council meeting was so thick you could cut it with a knife, the holiday season did nothing to dissipate the feeling. A proposed development of 43 single-story, ranch style homes on the corner of Francis and Yorba avenues was on the agenda and […]

Chino Partners with Waste Management

City of Chino Chino – The City of Chino in partnership with Waste Management is proud to announce new commercial waste programs and service enhancements. Effective as of January 1, 2018, Chino commercial customers will be billed by Waste Management directly, offering on point of contact for both customer service and billing. As part of […]

New Charter School Accepted

By Anthony Saude   Chino – Allegiance STEAM Academy Thrive Charter School was voted into the district by the Chino Valley school board last week. There were some mixed emotions as evidenced by the board’s narrow 3-2 vote to accept Superintendent Wayne Joseph’s recommendation to approve the charter school. Allegiance STEAM Academy was only granted […]

Fatal Shooting Justified

By Anthony Saude Chino – The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office in favor of a Chino police officer for a fatal shooting of a man on  July 23, 2016 Bernard Wells III, 31 of San Diego, was shot and killed when he pointed a gun at Lt. William Covington and ignored an order to […]

Porch Pirates Beware

By Anthony Saude Chino – Chino Police Department is proactively fighting package theft in the city this holiday season with a little help from their friends. “The Chino Police Department has partnered with several members of the community to deploy decoy packages with GPS tracking abilities in an effort to deter crime and aide in […]

The Financial Architects

By Anthony Saude Chino – Purchasing any kind of insurance in today’s market can be a very daunting task for the regular person out there. Question need to be asked like, who can you trust, did you get enough coverage, does it make sense for our age group, does it fit in our budget? All […]

Twelve Burglaries Reported From Victims Followed From The Bank

By Marissa Mitchell Chino – There has been a total of twelve (12) burglary reports involving Chino-based bank customers to date. These victims were followed after making large cash withdrawals to their specific destinations, and were thereafter robbed of those withdrawals. Chino Police Department has taken reports from the victims, all of whom withdrew from […]

Loaded Gun At Chino Junior High

By Marissa Mitchell Chino – A loaded gun was found inside a student’s backpack this week at Chino Cal Aero Preserve Academy, frightening students, staff, and parents. As soon as the gun was spotted, school officials jumped into action. The discovery left families quite worried. In fact, the families were not notified right away. This […]

Chino Rotary Club Donates to a Good Cause

By Marissa Mitchell   Chino – This past week the Chino Rotary Club donated $500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.   Big Brothers Big Sisters organization is an adult-to-child mentoring non-profit organization that serves the children of its respective area. The organization chooses […]

Ontario Woman Killed By Chino Driver

By Marissa Mitchell Chino – On Sunday night, October 8, a woman was struck and killed by a car at Francis Avenue and Central Avenue in Chino. Misti Ann Lucas, a 44-year-old woman from Ontario, was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision occurred at 6:49 p.m. at the intersection between the two Chino cross-streets, […]