Faded and tattered military banners are not making a good impression in Chino Hills on behalf of the armed forces so councilmembers want the program improved. A recent analysis revealed that 32 banners are scheduled to be removed because they are either damaged or the military person has been discharged.

The San Bernardino County Behavioral Health Commission will discuss “Suicide Prevention in San Bernardino County,” at its noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6 meeting at 850 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto. The meeting is open to the public.

The law enforcement contract with the sheriff’s department in Chino Hills will increase by $1 million this fiscal year, from $13,856,600 to $14,907,900. In the last fiscal year, there were 87 drunk driving arrests, 1,719 traffic tickets, 843 arrests, and 4,389 investigated cases.

The Chino Youth Museum has announced its summer hours for June 3 through Aug. 31: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The museum, featuring interactive exhibits and activities for children and their families, is located at 13191 Sixth St.

Incoming board chairman for the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Art Bennett would like to place applications to join the Chamber on the building counter at Chino Hills City Hall to encourage people seeking business licenses to join the chamber.

Open gym basketball will resume Monday, June 3 at the Neighborhood Activity Center in Chino. Basketball was cancelled this week because of maintenance to the gym’s walls. The gym is at 5201 D St. in Chino Civic Center. 

The Chino Hills Police Department spoke about the dangers of smoking, vaping, and chewing tobacco during presentations last week to all junior highs and high schools in Chino Hills. The programs are funded by the $2 tax per cigarette pack approved by state voters in 2016. 

Chino Hills High graduate Kyle Garlick got a second call up to the Los Angeles Dodgers last week to fill a roster spot because of injuries. Garlick, who graduated from Chino Hills in 2010, had two at-bats without a hit and played a couple of innings in left field. Called up two weeks ago, he got one at-bat, a line drive out to left.

All five Chino Hills city councilmembers attended the Ayala High School and Chino Hills High School graduations Wednesday, a tradition they have kept for many years.

The Chino city council voted May 22, on the recommendation of Councilman Tom Haughey, to give $1,000 each to the Chino Neighborhood House food bank and the Chino Valley YMCA through the City’s Community Support program. The City will also give $500 each to Chino American Little League, Chino Youth Boxing Foundation and Chino Girls Fastpitch, based on the recommendation of Councilman Marc Lucio.

The proposed 2019-20 budget for the Chino Valley school district will be available for public review in the school board lobby, 5130 Riverside Drive, during business hours starting Monday (June 3) through June 6 when it will be reviewed at the 7 p.m. board meeting. The Chino Valley Fire District’s proposed budget is on its website for public review until June 12.     

The school district is gathering information on its high school seniors through an exit survey this year to evaluate their preparedness for the next steps of college or career. 

Chino Hills High placed 18 out of 40 teams in the Metropolitan Water District’s annual solar boat competition held recently at Lake Skinner near Temecula. The city of Chino Hills and the Inland Empire Utilities Agency sponsored the team.

The city of Chino placed seventh among cities with a population of 30,000 to 99,999 in the 2019 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. The annual campaign in April asks mayors to have residents take an on-line pledge to conserve water. The cities with the most pledges win based on population. Palm Coast, Florida came in first overall. 

The Building Industry Association – Baldy View Chapter’s third annual Bites, Brews & Bubbly event Thursday, June 6 is at the Cal Aero Aviation Country Club at Chino Airport. The event gives local developers and builders a chance to meet and exchange ideas, according to the association.

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