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Friends and family of a mother and grandmother killed Wednesday morning in a five-car crash on the southbound 71 Freeway in Chino Hills could call for local and state officials to install flashing lights to warn people of slowing traffic near the Butterfield Ranch Road exit. 

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Chino Police Cpl. Ken Carlson, left, is greeted by fellow officers during a “Walk of Honor” retirement ceremony Thursday afternoon ending a 29-year law enforcement career, including the last 13 years with the Chino Police Department. He was promoted to corporal in October 2014. 

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Chino Valley school district’s prayer lawsuit may be over, but two school board members are upset that the appeal has ended and some community members are angry that a local church is not helping defray the costs of the legal battle as they feel was promised. 

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Chino Valley Fire District Capt. Bill Heitmann rescues a snake during a garage fire Monday night in the 6700 block of Wrangler Road in Chino Hills. No injuries were reported in the 11:10 p.m. fire. Firefighters went to the home and found flames and smoke billowing out a detached garage at th…

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The school board will hold its regular public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino. 

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A second resolution of censure was approved Wednesday night against Chino Valley Fire District board member Winn Williams after the board said Mr. Williams is failing to abide by the stipulations set against him when he was first censured in February. 

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Chino police arrested a 51-year-old Ontario woman Monday morning on suspicion of robbery at the Kohl’s store in Chino.

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The school board on June 6 appointed Robert Martinez to represent the Chino Valley school district on the City of Chino Community Services Commission. 

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The school board approved on June 6 fundraising applications submitted by Associated Student Body groups, boosters and other parent organizations, including the Chino Hills High General Booster Club, to operate next school year. 

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Natalie Aguirre of the Chino Police Department will speak on “Personal Safety & Recording Suspicious Activity,” at the next Business @ Breakfast meeting, to be held 7:45 to 9 a.m. at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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A committee of five community members appointed by the school board to recommend new sex education curriculum material in compliance with new state regulations has concluded its review. 

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Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce’s June mixer will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 13788 Roswell Ave., #168, Chino.

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A 75-foot-by-75-foot area inside a warehouse was damaged in a fire Monday night in Chino, according to the Chino Valley Fire District.

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Paul D. Kievit of Hudson, WI passed away peacefully October 10, 2018 at Comforts of Home Care Center, Hudson.  

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Fairplex in Pomona is hosting a job fair, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 to fill more than 2,000 seasonal positions for the 2019 Los Angeles County Fair. 

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Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-Pomona) recently congratulated seven area high school students accepted to U.S. military service academies. Three of those were from Chino: Ryan Torres, appointed to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Alexander Ramos and Jacob Turner, both …

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Police in Chino cited 21 people for seatbelt violations during its recent “Click it or Ticket” enforcement campaign. 

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Three contractor bids totaling more than $1.4 million dollars were awarded by the school board on June 6 for phase one of Chino High’s reconstruction.

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This year’s count of 99 retirees from the Chino Valley school district includes both teachers and classified employees. The description of the retirees was incorrect in the print version of “Retiring Teachers Honored at CVUSD Dinner” (June 8, page A7).  

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Edward Gonzales Valencia, 74, passed away on June 9, 2019. He was born to Steven Butch Valencia and Esther Gonzales Pando. He is survived by sisters Angie Ramirez of Chino, Frances Olguin, Marcella Pando, and Esther Pando of Hemet; brothers Ismeal Pando and Raymond Pando of Hemet; and many c…

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FlexEd will offer a first aid, CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) class, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 27 at 3340 Riverside Drive, Chino, suite H.

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U.S. Air Force Airman David J. Palazzola III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2014 graduate of Chino Hills High and the son of Raquel J. Cook of Chino.

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Tim Adams, owner of School Portraits by Adams Photography, presented a check at the June 6 school board meeting in the amount of $28,712.47 from the March 4 Julie Gobin Memorial Hit the Greens for Scholarships Golf Tournament. 

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The City of Chino has been joined by three agencies in a lawsuit filed Friday against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation over a 50-bed mental health crisis facility proposed at the men’s prison.

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A dead bat found near the 99 Cent Store on May 24 at the northeast corner of Chino Hills Parkway and Pipeline Avenue tested positive for rabies.

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Chino Hills police cited three clerks for selling cigarettes to underage decoys during an enforcement operation May 30 in the city.

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Chino Valley Fire board member Winn Williams said he will not take part in an investigation approved by the board May 30 for an independent investigator to fact-find 10 allegations made by district staff that he created a hostile work environment. 

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Having shown determination to succeed in the midst of dealing with their own serious health challenges, two Chino High seniors were each awarded a $1,000 college scholarship from the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 12.   

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Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a Chamber Ambassador and membership meeting, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the Chamber office, 13150 Seventh St., Chino.

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Josh Sun, a financial advisor for the Edward Jones company, will speak on “Retirement Planning” at the Business @ Breakfast meeting, 7:45 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 12. 

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SharpLine Commercial Partners, a full-service boutique commercial real estate brokerage firm, completed a $4.35 million acquisition of a 23,285-square-foot industrial building located on 1.84 acres at 15142 Vista Del Rio Avenue in Chino. 

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Seeking to raise money to enter a 2018 play into a national competition of community theatres, Chino Community Theatre will hold a special showing of “The Complete History of America (Abridged)” for a $15 donation 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at 13123 Seventh St. 

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ePac Flexible Packaging, a leader in quick-turn, short to medium run length production of flexible packaging, announced last month it will expand operations into a 25,000-square-foot facility at 5475 Daniels Street in Chino. The company will focus on regional food manufacturers and contract …

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A ribbon cutting for Cucamonga Valley Medical Group will be held noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 at the medical office, 5562 Philadelphia St. #310, Chino.

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The California Turtle and Tortoise Club will hold an adoption event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (June 8) at 5007 Center St., Chino (Girl Scout House). The public is invited to talk to club officials about what is required to adopt a turtle or tortoise.