The Peyton Drive corridor could experience heavier traffic than usual today (Oct. 13) because of the Music in Motion competition at Ayala High and the Chino Hills Wine Walk at The Shoppes.

Fire District employees trained the staff at Los Portales restaurant in Chino Tuesday on hands-only CPR, automated external defibrillator use and trauma kit application. The fire district donated $2,000 worth of equipment, including an AED and a trauma kit, all part of the Heart Safe and Bleed Safe campaign to teach community members life-saving skills. 

An official-looking “Election ballot correction” mailed to local voters last week actually isn’t an official document although it was designed to look that way.  It was mailed by proponents of Proposition 6, which would repeal car and gasoline taxes.

Two mosquitoes collected recently in the city of San Bernardino tested positive for West Nile Virus, the first this year within the vector control area that includes the Chino Valley. Residents are being advised to drain or dump standing water, wear insect repellent when outdoors, replace damaged window screens, and avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk to avoid mosquito bites. 

More than 400 participants attended the Chino Hills Police second annual Coptoberfest Oct. 6 that included a jump house, obstacle course, police and fire vehicle displays and police station tours. More than 1,000 pounds of paper were collected for shredding.

The Chino Hills 55+ Club raised $5,400 from its September wine tasting event in Carbon Canyon. $35,550 has now been raised to fund the military monument it hopes to put up at the Community Center next year. $10,000 more is needed. 

The San Bernardino County education board will hold a public hearing Nov. 4 and vote Dec. 3 on the charter petition for Sycamore Academy that was denied by the Chino Valley school board.

Champion publisher Will Fleet, moderating the Chino city council candidate forum, asked for civility during the event. “This is the City of Chino, not the United States Congress,” he said. Plagued by a bad microphone candidate Gary George was moved to another seat. The retired telephone company exec nicely asked, “Can you hear me now?” the former catch phrase of a cell phone company. 

Chino Hills High graduate Lonzo Ball made his preseason debut with the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night, playing 23 minutes and scoring seven points on 3 of 5 shooting, and recorded four rebounds and four steals in the Lakers’ 123-113 win over the Golden State Warriors in a preseason game. The second-year point guard returned to game action for the first time since having surgery on his knee in July. The Lakers begin the 2018-19 season Thursday, Oct. 18 at Portland.  

Chino Hills city council watchdog Sharon Wilkins turned her city pin upside down during the Chino Hills candidate forum at city hall Wednesday night. Mrs. Wilkins said she did so because she did not like the comments made by Councilman Brian Johsz toward candidate Rossana Mitchell-Arrieta. Mrs. Wilkins is known to turn her pin upside down during challenging times in the city.

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