Chino historian Kerry Cisneros’ photo of two horses tied to the newsstand in front of the old Vons store at Walnut and Central in Chino in 1975 evoked fond memories from his Chino Memories Facebook fans who recalled the days when riding their animals around town was not unusual.

The photo and horses’ names were provided by DiAnna Bare, who commented, “we rode our horses everywhere back then.” 

 

The registrar for the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters office resigned July 19, apparently after being asked to leave. Michael Scarpello had been registrar for the last seven years and was reported to have been concerned about an aging voter system, lack of staff, and potential cybersecurity issues. 

 

A Time Magazine article about climate change and air conditioning contains a reference to Chino. It states: “Extreme heat recently melted roads in the UK, hit a record-shattering 120 degrees in Chino, (July 6), and led to more than 70 deaths in Quebec.” 

 

After a four-year dormancy, the Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity is ready to move forward with two houses for veterans on Fairway Boulevard in Los Serranos. The vacant lots were donated to Habitat by the city of Chino Hills. The non-profit organization  builds houses for income-qualified residents. The project is expected to come before the planning commission in September. 

 

The Hillcrest development in Carbon Canyon, built on the former ski slope land, has received preliminary approval from Caltrans for a signal at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills Road. The developer is working on the signal design so homeowners can have easier access.

 

The grand opening of “The Crossings of Chino Hills” apartments will be held at 4 p.m. today (July 28) at Fairfield Ranch Road and Monte Vista Avenue near the Hindu Temple. The high-density complex contains 346 apartments on 15 acres. The apartments are being advertised as a “new luxury apartment complex designed to your sophisticated lifestyle.”

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