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June 21, 2019

ONTARIO, CA – The City of Ontario will receive $5 million to help finance workforce attainable housing in the downtown area.  The funding helps bring to fruition a City-led development also featuring a business technology incubator and a workforce development center.


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June 19, 2019

The Ontario Police Department would like to remind residents that possession and/or ignition of fireworks within city limits is illegal.

With the celebration of Independence Day just around the corner, reports of fireworks are already coming in and are increasing daily. Calls for service often include noise complaints, property damage reports, injury reports and lost or injured pets. Last year, our Police Dispatch Center received 376 firework related calls for service in the 10 days leading up to July 4th.

While “safe and sane” fireworks are being sold in some of… Read More

June 18, 2019

Celebrate community pride with the City of Ontario as we host several family-friendly events for Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, 2019 for all to enjoy.

The day will begin with the Annual Independence Day Parade beginning at 9 AM along the southbound side of Euclid Avenue, beginning at Fourth Street and ending at B Street. Bring your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy all things red, white and blue with floats, marching bands, and community organizations, as they parade down beautiful Euclid Avenue.

Following the Parade will be the All-States-Picnic at… Read More

June 18, 2019

Ontario Museum of History & Art is proud to be recognized as the 2019 Best Museum in the Inland Valley by the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin’s Readers Choice Awards!

The Museum enhances the knowledge and understanding of the community through dynamic and vibrant experiences. The Museum is a public-private Museum, operated by the City of Ontario with support from the non-profit Ontario Museum of History & Art, Associates. Known as a welcoming place that reflects pride in who we are, where we live and our legacy, the Museum regularly offers FREE admission to… Read More

June 13, 2019

The Ontario Police Department is pleased to announce our participation in the Safe Return Program.

The Safe Return Program is a confidential registry developed by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department designed to reunite lost people with their loved ones. The program is a database for people who have developmental or medical disabilities which increase their risk of becoming lost. It is designed for people who struggle with conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Autism, Dementia, Down Syndrome, and other developmental disorders.

The Safe Return Program is… Read More

June 13, 2019

No officers were injured in the collision. All suspects were taken into custody.

On June 12, 2019 at 1:19 pm, Ontario Police Officers responded to a call of a residential burglary in the 2700 block of South Homes Avenue.

As officers arrived in the area, they located a red convertible sedan fleeing the area. The suspect failed to stop for the police and led officers on a pursuit in which he endangered motorists by driving westbound on SR60 Freeway in the eastbound lanes. Officers did not pursue the suspect on the wrong side of the freeway. As the suspect vehicle… Read More