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October 18, 2017
The City of Ontario is pleased to announce the next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend is November 3, 4, and 5, 2017 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). If rainy conditions exist on that Friday or Saturday, an alternate yard sale may be held on November 10, 11, and 12, 2017 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). This will be the last citywide yard sale for 2017. The first yard sale weekend of 2018 will be February 2, 3 and 4. In 2010, the City adopted a yard sale ordinance giving residents the opportunity to hold more sales each year on fixed dates and eliminating the need for yard sale... Read More
October 16, 2017
On Friday, October 13, 2017, the Ontario Police Department arrested Dalen Ware for the murder of Julia Jacobson. Ms. Jacobson was originally reported as a missing person on September 2, 2017, to the San Diego Police Department. Investigators from the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) conducted an extensive search for Ms. Jacobson, which eventually led them to the City of Ontario. After being briefed by SDPD, Detectives from the Ontario Police Department took over as lead agency in the investigation. Based on additional investigative actions, which included the forensic analysis of... Read More
October 10, 2017
On Tuesday, October 24, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, the Ovitt Family Community Library will host the world’s foremost expert on horror literature, Les Klinger. The author and literary historian will speak in the Library’s main meeting room about Mary Shelley’s classic gothic novel, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, and why we still read and enjoy it 200 years after it was first published. This event is one of the last in the Ontario Reads series devoted to celebrating the anniversary of Frankenstein. Les Klinger is promoting his newest book The New Annotated Frankenstein, which... Read More
October 5, 2017
Teens, are you ready for something spooky?  Join the Ontario City Library and read This Dark Endeavor for this year’s Ontario Reads, while celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein being published.  This Dark Endeavor is the thrilling prequel to the original Frankenstein where Victor Frankenstein is still a teen.  Victor and Konrad are the twin Frankenstein brothers and inseparable until Konrad falls gravely ill.  Desperate to save his brother, Victor goes into the forbidden Dark Library and finds an ancient formula.  Just how far will... Read More
October 5, 2017
This weekend marks the 16th anniversary date of the brutal murder of Griselda Sandoval. Rodolfo "Rudy" Fernandez is wanted for allegedly brutally beating and shooting to death his estranged girlfriend, Griselda Sandoval. The incident happened on October 7th, 2001, in Ontario, California. According to reports Rudy was in a jealous rage and stalked Griselda at a medical office located at 59 S. Milliken Ave. where she worked. It was later determined that Griselda was beaten, shot, and left partially clothed on the floor. Griselda was killed two weeks short of her 20th birthday. After... Read More
October 5, 2017
The Ontario Police Department will be conducting an active shooter drill at Chaffey High School this Friday, October 6, 2017, between the hours of 10:00am and 11:00am. During this training drill Ontario Police SWAT Team members will be using flash-bang explosions and blank gunfire to simulate an active shooter on campus. This drill has been planned and scheduled months in advance and is not in response to the Las Vegas shooting. This drill is part of the comprehensive School Safety Plan mandated by State Assembly Bill 58. Any Questions should be directed to Sgt. Scott Payne at (909... Read More

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