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Children and their parents have been without a preschool since April 11 when a small fire damaged two classrooms at Christ Lutheran  Church Preschool on Francis Avenue in Chino. 

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This year’s Chino Corn Feed Car Show and Cruise in downtown Chino gave the 5,000 people in attendance a sense of normalcy after a year dealing with coronavirus pandemic restrictions limiting indoor and outdoor gatherings. 

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Captain John Walker of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has been transferred from the Chino Hills Police Station to the West Valley Detention Center where he will serve as captain of 1,100 employees in a facility of more than 3,300 inmates.

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A $5 million “granular activated carbon” filtration system that will remove a chemical known as 1,2,3-TCP from water will be built on a strip of land on the Boys Republic property in Chino Hills, adjacent to the booster station on Eucalyptus Avenue, west of the old fire station at the 71 Freeway. 

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The watchful eyes of a crime analyst at the Chino Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center led to the arrests of three men—two from Chino and one from Corona— April 23 on suspicion of burglarizing a vehicle and crashing into an SUV in Pomona.

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Employees at four Chino Hills businesses were cited on suspicion of selling alcohol to minors during a Chino Hills Police Department and Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control decoy operation Friday, April 23.

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Greg Higgins was misidentified as chairman, instead of commissioner, of the Chino Hills Parks and Recreation Commission in the Saturday, April 24 Champion. 

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Chino Hills is blanketed with yellow mustard blooms, including the Coral Ridge Trail shown above that runs alongside Eucalyptus Avenue, west of Hope for the Hills Park. The scene in this photo is located across from Calle Barcelona. Although the blooms bring the joy of springtime to resident…

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Aria Rose Rymal, 4, goes “grocery shopping” Wednesday morning at the Chino Youth Museum, 13191 Sixth St. Aria, visiting from Henderson, Nevada with her great-grandmother Lea Hargis of Chino Hills, were the first patrons to arrive since the museum closed in March 2020 because of COVID-19. Hou…

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The large dog side of Vila Borba Dog Park at 17001 Amadora Drive, off Butterfield Ranch Road, east of Pine Avenue, will close for renovation of the grass beginning Monday, May 3 but large dogs will still be able to play.

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Wine served by volunteers and the “Wake up Maggie” Rod Stewart Tribute Band featuring Angelo Marrero will be the highlights of the first “Wags and Wine” fundraising event to take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15 on the lawn at McCoy Equestrian Center, 14280 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills.

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The Chino and Chino Hills branch libraries invite children of all ages to travel to a digital Star Wars event that includes crafts and storytime with special guests beginning Monday, May 3 and ending Saturday, May 8.

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Southern California Edison crews are at work in the wee hours of the morning on April 23 upgrading the electric grid on Pipeline Avenue between Cheyenne Court and Schaefer Avenue. From a distance, the crane buckets, when parallel to each other, resembled a robotic spacecraft landing in Chino…

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Opening ceremonies for the 2021 Chino Corporate Challenge, a two-week event pitting employees of governmental agencies and private business in sporting and gaming competitions, was held last Saturday at Ayala Park in Chino.

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The National Day of Prayer will be celebrated by various churches at noon Thursday, May 6 on the lawn of Chino City Hall, 13220 Central Ave.

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The San Bernardino Diocese Catholic Divorce Ministry and Journey of Hope Ministry will offer a “Mass of Hope” for those who are divorced or separated at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 14085 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills.

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The Chino Planning Commission Monday narrowly approved a Chino Valley school district proposal for a 59,798-square-foot administration building at 13461 Ramona Ave., and a 325,000-square-foot warehouse on 14 acres on Yorba Avenue, between Schaefer and Chino avenues.

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Sumptuous Thai cuisine, cultural performances and chanting monks made for a festive New Year celebration Sunday afternoon at the Chino Hills Buddhist Temple on Chino Hills Parkway and Carbon Canyon Road.

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A new style of Omnitrans bus service that has been in Chino Hills for six months but not attracting a lot of ridership will undergo a reduced rate of $2 per trip for students to get to and from school.

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After a long COVID pause, the City of Chino Hills is getting back in the saddle to conduct a neighbor-to-neighbor outreach campaign to build up McCoy Equestrian Center on Peyton Drive to its full potential.

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A woman suspected of selling canopies online from a self-storage unit in Montclair was arrested April 12 by Chino Hills Police after a dozen easy-up canopies were stolen a day earlier at Sorara Outdoor Living in Chino Hills.

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Community members wait their turn to receive a COVID-19 shot in a setting both ornate and calming at the Chino Hills Hindu Temple on April 17. The clinic held in partnership with BAPS Charities and Walmart provided 450 doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  Khoe Le, market health and wellness directo…

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Chino Valley school district superintendent Norm Enfield on Thursday, May 6 will introduce plans to change school board elections to district representation beginning in 2022.

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The 19th annual Corn Feed Run Car Show and Cruise will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (April 24) at the City of Chino Civic Center, 13220 Central Ave.

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James and Cindi East, homeowners of 4999 Adams Ave., receive the Mayor’s Home Beautification Award for April from Chino Mayor Eunice Ulloa at the April 6 council meeting. Mr. East is holding a picture of drought tolerant landscaping that was included in a recent renovation. Mrs. East said th…

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The American Red Cross will host a blood drive noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3354 Eucalyptus Ave., at Peyton Drive in Chino Hills. 

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This man on horseback is often seen in the vicinity of East End Avenue and Riverside Drive in Chino, prompting residents to take photos and post them on social media. The Champion happened to run into the cowboy last Saturday. The skilled rider has no problem leading his horse through traffic.

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Chino High School’s Lyndsey Valverde (#31) drains a 3-pointer late in the first half to give the Cowgirls’ three-point halftime lead in their 44-42 win Tuesday night over Montclair High to open the girls’ basketball season. The Cowgirls will host Baldwin Park at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 27 a…

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Chino Police Chief Wes Simmons stops to chat with (from left) Starbucks store manager Marylou Abcede, shift supervisor BreAnna Dellamama, barista Wendy Okazaki and shift supervisor Robbie Morales during an April 14 ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event at 4013 Grand Ave., at Pipeline Avenue, in Chino. C…