The City of Chino gave the county a 90-day notice in mid-October to remove items it had been warehousing at the former county court building in the Chino Civic Center complex at the northwest corner of Central and Chino avenues. The City purchased the building in 2015 and leased it back to the county. It now hopes to lease out the building once it is vacated, said new Deputy City Manager Vivian Castro. 

Ontario Christian High was the only school from the Chino Valley to compete in this year’s county mock trial. Among the 32 entrants, San Bernardino’s Cajon High defeated Redlands High for the simulated court room trial title. 

Chino Valley Fire District firefighter-paramedic Ryan Pourhassanian was the “Hero of the Night” on Sunday night’s The Challenge with Fred Roggin and Petros Papadakis on NBC Channel 4. Mr. Pourhassanian talked about the fire district’s Heart Safe, Bleed Safe community program, of which he is the leader. The show aired after Sunday Night Football. 

Ontario Christian High School boys and girls basketball and soccer teams had quite a time at Desert Christian Academy in Bermuda Dunes during the Ambassador League games Tuesday. The basketball teams outscored the host Conquerors by a combined score of 120-34, and the soccer teams 20-0. The two schools meet again on Jan. 18 at Ontario Christian High. 

Newly elected councilmen Brian Johsz, Ray Marquez, and Peter Rogers were sworn in Tuesday night at the Chino Hills city council meeting. They will serve until November 2022. Mr. Rogers received recognition for his service as mayor for 2018, and his wife, Merry Rogers, received a flower arrangement. 

Former Chino city councilman Bill Jahn (early 80’s), a retired builder of housing, was one of five finalists being considered for the county board of supervisors 3rd District seat vacated when James Ramos was elected state assemblyman. Mr. Jahn has been a councilman at Big Bear Lake where he moved from Chino.

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