The Steve McQueen car show held in June at Boys Republic in Chino Hills raised $600,363. The money will be used to replace an aging campus kitchen with a modern facility that will provide better vocational training for the students. Boys Republic also has a new rejuvenation project -- to upgrade its auditorium.
Minutes after a vintage plane with German insignia crashed and burned on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills Tuesday afternoon several people took to social media wondering if it was from the Planes of Fame at the Chino Airport. It was not. The North American SNJ-5 (T-6) aircraft was part of the Van Nuys Airport’s Condor Squadron Flying Club. The pilot walked away uninjured.
The Let It Be Foundation in Chino Hills, which helps families of children with life-threatening illness, is one of the more than 100 charities that will benefit from the Oct. 25 Give Big San Bernardino County campaign which allowed donors from across the county to join in online giving. Prior to this week’s event, the campaign had raised more than $1.3 million for 333 local charities.
Chino Hills will air the school board candidate forum until Election Day on its City TV 3/41 which plays at the same time on the city’s website videostreaming window. The city council candidate forum is also being aired in the same format. Visit chinohills.org/cityt vschedule. Chino is airing its city council forum and the school board forum daily until Nov. 6 on its local access channel 3. Visit cityofchino.org, click on “city hall,” then “city manager’s office,” and on the left-hand side, “Chino 3 TV.”
Chino Hills Councilwoman Cynthia Moran said a public service announcement video by the Chino Hills Police Department about the dangers of jogging in the bike lanes or anywhere on city streets has made an impact in Butterfield where a lot of jogging takes place. She has noticed more people jogging on the sidewalks. The police department has been emphasizing that jogging in bike lanes is not only illegal but very dangerous, especially with all the distracted drivers on the road.
After local residents had expressed interest in seeing a school board candidate forum, Chino Hills resident Jim Gallagher raised the funds needed to rent the Chino Community Building, where the chamber of commerce hosted the Oct. 11 event.