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April 5, 2020

On March 14, the City of Ontario declared a local state of emergency in preparation for the potential local spread of COVID-19.  The City of Ontario was among the first in San Bernardino County to declare a local state of emergency which implemented a comprehensive emergency response plan to minimize the risk of exposure, anticipate potential vulnerabilities… Read More

March 3, 2020

The Ontario City Council has big things planned for the Library in 2020!

The Ontario City Library is the recipient of a $71,000 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

This money is being used for an early learning initiative for young children, their parents and… Read More

March 3, 2020

On your Mark - Get Set - GO! Tots can join the fun with a tot-sized track and field events, and a Ninja Warrior style obstacle course at Ontario’s 33rd Tot Olympics.  Commemorative T-shirts, awards, and refreshments will be available.

Register for the 33rd Annual Tot Olympics which will be held on March 14 at Westwind Park. Register online at  Deadline to register is Friday… Read More

March 3, 2020

Just last year Ontario Ranch was named the #8 Master-Planned Community in the nation!  By mid-year it was updated to #7!  The community’s appeal continues to grow with homebuyers in Southern California.  Still ranking #1 in the Inland Empire, Ontario Ranch offers brand new neighborhoods with abundant resort-style recreation, parks, and family-oriented living.

Ontario Ranch, California spans over 8,000 acres and 13 square miles, offering beautiful neighborhoods and family-friendly recreation. A visionary model for… Read More

February 5, 2020

Last month applications were accepted for the Emporia Place complex.  The application process is now closed, and eligible applicants will soon be identified and notified of their acceptance.

While many continue to talk about affordable housing and limited availability of housing, the Ontario City Council already has the next set of units opening near the end of 2020.  This next project is the Vista Verde Apartments… Read More

February 5, 2020

Ontario, CA - Sam Maloof (January 24, 1916 – May 21, 2009) was an Inland Empire native son who became nationally-renowned as a furniture designer and woodworker. Born in Chino to Lebanese immigrants, he was the first craftsman to receive a MacArthur fellowship. His work is in the collections of major American museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, as well as the White House.

Shaping Wood… Read More