A spokesman for the Alcoholic Beverage and Control Department told the Champion that the City of Chino Hills “did a real solid job” in the investigation of Shamrocks Grille & Pub where alcohol sales will be banned Nov. 8. He said the partnership between the city and the Chino Hills Police Department made for a very smooth investigation. 


The Chino Hills State Park is complying with new legislation called “Tails on Trails” that requires state parks to provide locations on their website where dogs are allowed. On the Chino Hills side dogs are allowed on leash on the main entrance road, at the Rolling M Ranch, the campgrounds, and outside the Chino Hills Discovery Center in Brea. Dogs are not allowed on trails or in the back country.


Omnitrans will offer free unlimited rides on Veterans Day (Sunday, Nov. 11) to active military personnel and veterans who show official identification. The offer is good on any Omnitrans vehicle, including sbX, Freeway Express, OmniGo community shuttles, and local fixed-route buses.


Eddie Foy III, member of a legendary theater family, a retired television casting director who more recently was a course marshal at Los Serranos Country Club, has been in a coma since he fell at his home in Iowa, where he and his wife Jan (Standley), former director of development at Hillview Acres Children’s Home here, now live. 


When the county announced that a new $157 tax would be levied on all parcels in its unincorporated areas, the Champion tried to find out if the Chino area outside the city limits was included. We never got an official response, but most unofficial statements indicate it is not because it is covered by the Chino Valley Independent Fire District. Is there confusion here?


The Let It Be Foundation in Chino Hills received 10 donations, totaling $1,185, in the Give BIG San Bernardino County campaign this week. The 24-hour web-based fundraiser benefitted 107 non-profits. Let It Be, which assists families whose children have life-threatening illness, was the only Chino Valley charity involved.


Fire and police departments spent time Wednesday teaching more than 300 Inland Empire Utilities Agency employees how to treat people with bleeding injuries from a traumatic injury or during an active shooter situation, part of its “Stop the Bleed” community program. Trained personnel can help victims before emergency personnel arrive, which can be a vital step in saving lives. 


The City of Chino gave away around 355 pounds of candy at its Halloween event this year held at Ayala Park.  Each of the 50 participating community organizations were provided with a bucket of candy from the city and were asked to supplement what was provided at their booths.

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