Roscoe’s cancels ‘St. Paddy’s Day’ 

Roscoe’s Famous Deli, 14700 Pipeline Ave. in Chino Hills, has cancelled its 10th annual St. Paddy’s Day parking lot celebration outside the restaurant today (March 14) because of coronavirus concerns. 

L.A. Fitness closed for roof repairs

L.A. Fitness in Chino, at 14485 Pipeline Avenue near Eucalyptus Avenue, has temporarily closed because of concerns with the roof structure over the pool area. 

City of Chino spokesperson Vivian Castro said the fitness club decided to close during the structural observation by its engineer who is still evaluating the conditions.

The club anticipates that repairs will be completed within a couple of months, she said. 

Free presentations at Staples in Chino

Business presentations are scheduled this week at the Spotlight Space at Staples office supply store, 4016 Grand Ave., Chino.

“How to Grow Great Health” using container gardens in the home will be held 10 to 11 a.m. today (March 14).

“How to Grow Your Business Using a Virtual Assistant” is set for 2 to 3 p.m. today.

“Complete Medicare 101” will be offered 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15.

“Gain Your Freedom from Debt” is set for 7 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17.

“How to Use Microsoft Word” will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.

The presentations are free. RSVP on Eventbrite or learn more at

HVAC company purchased

The Chino branch of The AMS Group, an aftermarket service provider in the commercial and industrial refrigeration and HVAC services market, has been acquired by PMC Capital Partners, LLC, it was announced Monday. 

The branch, headquartered in a 59,000-square-foot building at 14350 Cherokee Place, was purchased from Hill PHOENIX, Inc., a part of Dover Food Retail and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dover Corporation.

A newly formed entity, Artic Cooling Systems, LLC, has acquired the business and will continue to operate it under its current management team.

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

The company’s service fleet includes more than 140 mobile service vehicles and teams. 

Independent contractors law

Chino Commercial Bank will present a Business Round Table Series on California Assembly Bill 5, the new law regarding independent contractors, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at the bank, 14245 Pipeline Ave., Chino.

Reservations: online at or call Queta Pozos at 393-8880.

‘All That Jazz’ dinner planned

Anthesis, a non-profit organization in Montclair that helps adults with disabilities with employment and to have a full life, will honor its business partners at its 2020 “All That Jazz,” 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 in Brinderson Hall at the Chino Fairgrounds, 5410 Edison Ave.

The event includes dinner and jazz by the Amanda Castro Band.

The 2020 honorees are Eric Flom, Participant of the Year; East Valley Water District, Employer of the Year; and Rising Stars Equestrian Therapy, Volunteer Site of the Year. 

Tickets are $60 or a table of 10 for $550. 

Dress is business attire. 

Reservations: 624-3555, ext. 223 or visit

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