Chino Hills citizens hear update on fight over new electric poles

CHINO HILLS – About 100 residents attended a town hall meeting Thursday to discuss high voltage power towers in the city.

City Manager Mike Fleager and Michael Day, a San Francisco-based lawyer that specializes in electrical transmission cases, led the meeting.

The $2.1 billion Tehachapi Renewable Transmission power line project aims to carry wind-generated electricity from Kern County to the Los Angeles Basin.

Fleager told residents Thursday night that while there are no new developments, the city will continue its fight to undergound the lines.

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