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Charleen King of Isaiah’s Rock in Chino (left) and Ray Moors of Joey’s Bar-B-Q in Chino observe the 6-foot social distance rule as Mr. Moors presents a $1,000 check from the restaurant to help the charity feed the homeless and those unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Many industrie…

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Uncertainty and abrupt changes brought about by the coronavirus have resulted in an increase in the number of disturbance calls received by the police departments in the Chino Valley.

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Four employees at the California Institution for Men in Chino have tested positive for coronavirus, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported this week.

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Approximately 65 employees were laid off at Roscoe’s Famous Deli on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, on what was supposed to have been the busiest day of the year for the Chino Hills restaurant.

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San Bernardino County officials gathered Wednesday for a press conference at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton to detail their actions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including that the county’s first drive-thru testing would be held Friday, March 27.

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Lennar homebuilding company is proposing to change the zoning of a vacant portion of the Vila Borba development in Butterfield to allow 220 attached townhouses on approximately 23 acres.

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The Chino Planning Commission gave the green light March 16 to In-N-Out Burger to modify a portion of a previously approved industrial park for the construction of a distribution facility at the southwest corner of Mayhew and Kimball avenues in the Preserve area of south Chino.

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The City of Chino Hills will extend its closures of facilities and cancellation of classes, events, programs, building reservations and gatherings through April 30 because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Operational changes will include:

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Fraud schemes related to the growing coronavirus pandemic can be reported to the National Center for Disaster Fraud’s (NCDF) hotline or by email, according to U.S. Attorney Central District of California officials.

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Students at 35 schools within the Chino Valley school district will begin distance learning education on Monday, March 30 as all schools are closed through at least May 1 because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  

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Readers may have noticed that the Champion has changed its banner (at the top of this page) to the Chino Valley Champion. It is a change we've been contemplating for some time, following the example of the school district, chamber of commerce and other organizations that changed their names …

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The Champion news photo that ran with the story "Chino Valley organizations handing out food" (Page A6, March 21) shows Lisa Komora, a nutrition services manager from the Chino Valley school district distributing sack lunches through the window of a car on March 18 at the school district's G…

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The Chino Planning Commission on March 16 granted a developer’s request to construct 116 single family detached homes in two separate tracts in the Preserve area of south Chino.

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Chino American Legion Post 299 is seeking donations of masks, gloves and gowns for healthcare providers, and water, towels, blankets and hygiene items for local veterans. The decorated drop-off area is in front of the post building at 13759 Central Ave. The post closed to members and the pub…

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The start of the Pine Avenue pavement rehabilitation project between the 71 Freeway and Butterfield Ranch Road has been moved to Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2.

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Planes of Fame Air Museum postponed its Living History Flying Day, featuring the North American B-25, on Saturday, April 4 because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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A lone shopping cart sits in an empty parking lot last Saturday near Burlington Coat Factory in the Chino Town Square Shopping Center on Philadelphia Avenue, between Central and Benson avenues. Many of the stores in the center are shuttered because of Governor Newsom’s order to stay at home,…

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Central Avenue just south of C Street in Chino was unusually empty last Saturday, as Chino Valley residents abide by Governor Gavin Newsom’s order to stay home, except for essential trips, because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday evening a statewide order for Californians to stay at home to try to stem the tide of the coronavirus pandemic. It went into effect at midnight Thursday and will remain in place until further notice.

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Many restaurants in the Chino Valley closed their doors this past week as the number of patrons dwindle during rapidly changing state and county directives on how to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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School district officials will begin handing out technology equipment to students who do not have computers or internet access next week ahead of the district’s plan to have distance learning classrooms that will begin Monday, March 30.

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“I suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty. Fatal sounds wrong given that I’m standing here addressing you right now. It feels like Christmas to me.”

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The city of Chino Hills has shut down city facilities and cancelled all spring recreation programs, classes and events because of the coronavirus. The city declared a local emergency to enhance capabilities to respond to the virus.

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To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the city of Chino on Wednesday closed most of its facilities to the public and cancelled or suspended special events and city programs. The length of the closure is unknown at this time.

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Chino Valley Fire District closed its training center, administration building, fleet maintenance facility and its fire stations to the public Tuesday until further notice, said district spokeswoman Massiel Ladron De Guevara.

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The Chino Hills Farmers Market at The Shoppes at Chino Hills was open for business from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with vendors working under new mandates that include six feet of separation between customers and no samples.

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The Champion Family and our community is quite concerned about the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and the ramifications it has on our customers and the wonderful individuals we have the honor of working with every day. We would like to share with you all a few things of importance that may impact you. 

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In response to the negative economic impact the coronavirus is having on some employees and businesses, Southern California Edison and SoCalGas are temporarily suspending disconnections for customers who are unable to pay their utility bill.

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The Chino Valley received 3.33 inches of rain since March 10, including .39 inch of rain on Thursday. 

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Customers at Hottingers meat market in Chino standing at least six feet apart as part of the social distancing recommendation by government officials as they stand in line Thursday morning waiting to enter the store. There have been long lines at the market in the last week as fears continue…

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Four organizations that provide emergency food assistance to Chino Valley residents are trying to keep their doors open as long as possible amid fears of food shortages related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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LifeStream Blood Bank, which supplies blood products and services to more than 80 Southern California hospitals and often holds several blood drives each week in the Chino Valley, is undergoing a severe decline in blood donations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to spokesma…

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State Senator Ling Ling Chang, whose 29th District represents Chino Hills, will host an Elderly Care Collection Drive at the senator’s office, 1800 E. Lambert Road, suite 150, Brea.

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U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Sydney Flores (right) of Chino, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Curtis Evans, from Slanesville, West Virginia, perform corrosion control on fire extinguishers on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C…