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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
October 22, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Ontario Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Ontario Police Department located at 2500 S. Archibald Avenue, Ontario or the Ontario Senior Center located at 225 East “B” Street, Ontario, Kaiser Permanente, Ontario Medical Center, 2295 S. Vineyard Avenue, Bldg… Read More

October 16, 2019

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 20-26

Ontario, Calif. – National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 20-26, and the Ontario Police Department is asking parents and guardians to take the time to discuss with their teen the rules of the road intended to keep them safe.

Driving remains the most dangerous activity for teens. Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens 15 to 18 years old. In 2017, 2,247 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver (15-18… Read More

October 2, 2019

The City of Ontario is pleased to announce the next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend is Friday, November 1, 2019, through Sunday, November 3, 2019. If rainy conditions exist on that Friday or Saturday, an alternate yard sale may be held on November 8, 9, and 10, 2019.


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September 30, 2019


The Ontario Museum of History & Art presents its annual Día de los Muertos exhibit, on view beginning Thursday, October 3, 2019 through Sunday, November 10, 2019.  The Museum has been honoring Day of the Dead traditions with large-scale exhibit and events for over two decades.  

Día de los Muertos: Eternal Roots will showcase vibrant pieces of art honoring the deceased.  This year, over 50 artists bring their own highly personal views of life and death to a diverse array of media, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, and… Read More

September 30, 2019

Lend your support of Ontario Reign to veterans in the community. A veteran’s service was a gift given to everyone in the City. Now you have an opportunity to give back and to say thank you to Ontario veterans.
On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 6 PM until 8 PM do something for someone else. Create and assemble care packages in the Lightspeed Makerspace. All care packages will be gifted to local veterans throughout the community.
This program is free for ages 18 years and older and will be held at the Ovitt Family Community Library located at 215 E. C Street in… Read More