Los Serranos is a quiet community in Chino Hills, California. It offers close proximity to parks, supermarkets, restaurants, and shopping centers. It has an award winning school district.
Los Serranos was named after the local golf course and was incorporated in 1991. The name means “hill dwellers” in Spanish and is also translated as “mountaineers” or “highlanders. This region was once the home of the Serrano tribe of Native Americans.
The Los Serranos Country Club is a public golf facility that features two 18-hole championship golf courses. The club is family friendly and offers lessons as well as facilities for weddings and other special events.
Chaparral Elementary School and the Alternative Education Center are both in this community. The Chino Hills Unified School District also offers Robert O. Townsend Junior High School and Chino Hills High. There are several charter and private schools as well such as Loving Saviour of the Hills, Chino Hills Montessori School, and Oxford Preparatory Academy. There are several higher learning facilities nearby such as Biola University and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
There are plenty of recreational sites nearby like the Los Serranos Lake, Hilltop Park, Cinnamon Park, Strickling Park, and Hollow Run Park. There are 3,000 acres of open spaces and 39 miles of wilderness trails throughout the city. The McCoy Equestrian Center offers twenty acres of trails, lighted arenas, a gazebo, and covered bleachers. There are also facilities for weddings and conferences.
There are many restaurants, services, and stores in this region with centers like The Commons, Chino Spectrum Marketplace, and The Shoppes at Chino Hills.
Chino Hills was named the 34th “best place to live” by Money magazine in 2012. And in 2008 the FBI ranked it as the 13th safest city in the nation.
5130 Riverside Drive, Chino, CA 91710-4130
* Data courtesy of Greatschools.org