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January 9, 2019
The Ontario City Council is pleased to announce that the 2019 State of the City will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Ontario Convention Center. This annual event will be attended by representatives of the business, development, and real estate community. Leaders from all over Southern California will gather to be inspired by industry experts and network with the region’s top deal makers.This year’s theme, “Elevate”, will demonstrate how the Ontario Mayor and City Council are focused on investment, safety, innovation, community life, and opportunity. City Officials will... Read More
December 19, 2018
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on December 21, 2018 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 the... Read More
December 13, 2018
The City Council of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Gayk to the position of Fire Chief. After 21 years of service to the Ontario Fire Department, he will officially be appointed Fire Chief at the City Council meeting taking place Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  “With California’s recent history of dangerous fires and our City’s continuous growth, we are very grateful to have Ray Gayk continue the chain of strong leadership over our Fire Department as our new fire chief,” said Mayor Paul S. Leon. “We as a City Council remain committed to providing... Read More
December 5, 2018
CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST SPORTING EVENT WILL TRAVEL FROM SACRAMENTO TO PASADENA, WHERE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED IN MAY 2019  LOS ANGELES (Dec. 5, 2018) – The Amgen Tour of California organizers today announced the 13 Host Cities selected for the 14th edition of America’s premier professional cycling stage race set for May 12-18, 2019. Throughout seven stages over seven days, the world’s elite cyclists will contest more than 750 miles of roadways, highways and coastlines from Sacramento to Pasadena.  The Amgen Tour of California Women's Race... Read More
December 3, 2018
Ontario Police have identified the suspect responsible for a homicide which occurred at De Anza Park on September 18, 2018.  The incident took place at approximately 4:57 PM when the suspect, Marquis Brooks, used a handgun to fatally shoot Michael Carreno, a 27-year-old male from Ontario.  Ontario Investigators were able to identify Brooks, a 20-old-male from Ontario, who is currently in custody in San Diego County on an unrelated charge. Brooks is awaiting transfer to San Bernardino County where he will be booked on the charge of murder with a gang enhancement.  This... Read More
November 9, 2018
 Traffic investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit and run collision.  On November 8, 2018 at approximately 5:33 PM, a 75 year old Ontario resident was struck by a motorist while attempting to cross the street in the intersection of N. Mountain Avenue and W. Flora Street. After the collision, the suspect vehicle continued to drive south on N. Mountain Avenue.  The suspect vehicle is a plum colored 2004-2006 Scion XB. The vehicle should have collision damage to the front of the vehicle.  Anyone with information... Read More

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