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January 23, 2019
The City of Ontario is pleased to announce the next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend is Friday, February 1, 2019, through Sunday, February 3, 2019. If rainy conditions exist on that Friday or Saturday, an alternate yard sale may be held on February 8, 9, and 10, 2019. 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 permits and fees. Approved yard sale dates are the first full weekends in the months of February, May, August, and November. The second citywide yard... Read More
January 23, 2019
Traffic investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit and run collision.  On January 12th, 2019 at approximately 4:39 AM, a 22 year old Ontario resident was stuck by a motorist in the intersection of Mission Blvd and Euclid Ave. After the collision, the suspect vehicle continued to drive east on Mission Blvd.  The suspect vehicle is a dark (possibly red) colored minivan. The vehicle should have collision damage to the front of the vehicle.  Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call the Ontario... Read More
January 17, 2019
ASSOS EXTENDS MULTI-YEAR DESIGNATION AS OFFICIAL  RACE JERSEY PARTNER AND EXCLUSIVE TECH APPAREL PROVIDER  LOS ANGELES (Jan. 17, 2019) – Amgen Tour of California organizer and operator AEG announced the technically-innovative cycling apparel brand ASSOS of Switzerland has renewed a multi-year partnership to provide official race jerseys, VIP and staff apparel, and licensed merchandise for America’s premier cycling stage race.  Newly designed 2019 leader jerseys as well as 2019 Limited Edition and Extra Limited Edition commemorative race jerseys are now available for... Read More
January 16, 2019
Ontario’s Mayor and City Council have unanimously appointed Ruben Valencia to serve as Mayor pro Tem in 2019 for a one-year term.  Valencia, a Los Angeles County deputy sheriff who was elected to the Ontario City Council in November 2016, was selected as Mayor pro Tem during the Council’s meeting on Tuesday, January 15.  “This is a tremendous honor to serve as Mayor pro Tem for my community, which I have called home for over two decades,” Valencia said. “I look forward to working with Mayor Paul Leon and the City Council as we continue to work together in our ongoing... Read More
January 14, 2019
Ontario Police arrested a man suspected of setting fire to seven vehicles at the Folk Inn, located at 204 N. Vineyard Avenue.  This incident took place on Saturday, January 13, 2019 at 1:50 AM when a suspect poured gasoline onto a vehicle in the parking lot and then lit it on fire. The gasoline spread to six other vehicles, engulfing them in flames before the Ontario Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire. The fire caused the evacuation of several hotel guests at both the Folk Inn and the neighboring hotel, the Azure Hotel. Neither building nor any people were harmed... Read More
January 9, 2019
 Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on January 11th, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.  In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Ontario Police department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on... Read More

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