Press Releases

Downloadable Files

January 20, 2020

This past year, Ontario’s Mayor and City Council unanimously appointed Debra Dorst-Porada to serve as Mayor pro Tem in 2020.

Read More

January 16, 2020

Ontario, CA – Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a 21-year-old man and 19-year-old man, in the 3400 block of East Fourth Street, in the City of Ontario.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting Monday night at 11:32 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered two males unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds. The males succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ontario Fire Department.

Police later discovered a 22-… Read More

January 16, 2020

The City of Ontario is pleased to announce the next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend is Friday, February 7, 2020, through Sunday, February 9, 2020. If rainy conditions exist on that Friday or Saturday, an alternate yard sale may be held on February 14, 15, and 16, 2020.

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… Read More

January 7, 2020

Three men are in-custody following the recovery of a juvenile female who is believed to have been kidnapped, held against her will, and sexually assaulted.

Police investigators located the victim yesterday at a home in Chino Hills after following leads they discovered through a social media app.

Irving Galvan, a 22-year-old male from Chino Hills, was arrested at his home on charges of Kidnapping, Rape, Child Molestation, and False Imprisonment.

Read More

December 18, 2019

Ontario Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for 18 robberies throughout San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Riverside counties.

Donald Mooch Machuca, a 41-year-old male, was arrested on December 12, 2019 at his home in the 800 block of Citrus Avenue in the City of Azusa.

Machuca is believed to have committed 18 robberies in which he threatened to shoot store employees if they did not meet his demands for money. Investigators from surrounding agencies continue to search for evidence linking Machuca to each robbery and so far have positively identified… Read More

November 5, 2019

Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department received a $550,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a one-year enforcement and education program. The money will fund various activities intended to reduce deaths and injuries on California roads.

The grant-related activities are for the 2020 federal fiscal year, which runs from Oct. 1, 2019 to Sept. 30, 2020.

The funding from the OTS will be used for numerous programs, including:

  • DUI/driver’s license checkpoints.
  • Patrols specifically looking for suspected alcohol… Read More