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March 20, 2019

Annual State of the City focused on investment, safety, innovation, community life, and opportunity

(Ontario, Calif., March 20, 2019) – On Wednesday, March 20, the Ontario City Council hosted nearly 900 business leaders for its annual State of the City at the Ontario Convention Center.  The event attracted representatives from the business, development, and real estate community from all over Southern California for a world class networking event with the region’s top deal makers. 

“Our State… Read More

March 13, 2019

Ontario, Calif. — St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired.

This St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), the Ontario Police Department will have additional officers on patrol from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM ready to stop and arrest drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

According to data from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one person was killed and 48 others were… Read More

March 11, 2019

(Ontario, Calif., March 11, 2019) – The Inland Empire’s most anticipated event, The City of Ontario’s annual State of the City, will bring together representatives of the business, development, and real estate community. Leaders from all over Southern California will gather on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Ontario Convention Center to be inspired by industry experts and network with the region’s top dealmakers. 

This year’s theme, “Elevate”, will showcase how the Ontario Mayor and City Council focus on investment, safety, innovation, community life, and… Read More

March 11, 2019

ONTARIO, Calif. – The City of Ontario has formally signed the paperwork for its $33.25 million grant awarded by the California Strategic Growth Council, which will finance the City’s planned development of a modern urban village in and around its historic downtown core.

The highly-competitive Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) grant was awarded to Ontario in 2018 to support the city’s plans to create new economic opportunities and improve the health and well-being of residents. The development plan includes modern affordable housing, multimodal transportation, an… Read More

March 6, 2019

Ontario, CA - Ontario Police have arrested a suspect who was wanted for a shooting that occurred this morning. 

On March 2, 2019 at approximately 11:46 AM, Ontario Police responded to a call of a shooting that occurred at 1117 N. Baker Avenue (Red Carpet Motel). The suspect, Maximino Marcos, a 31-year-old male from Ontario, was upset over the victim’s relationship with his girlfriend and shot the victim multiple times. Maximino fled the scene prior to police arrival. 

The victim, a 24-year-old male adult from El Monte, was pronounced deceased at the… Read More

February 20, 2019

Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on February 22th, 2019, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing.

The Ontario Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs,… Read More