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February 13, 2019

 (ONTARIO, Calif., February 12, 2019) – Ontario’s plans to establish a smart city corridor in its historic downtown was given a major boost with the awarding of a $418,000 grant through the Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Future Communities Pilot Program.

The funding, approved last week, will support a series of integrated pilot projects designed to bring smart city applications to the downtown area, including a physical space – a hub – where community members, local companies and government agencies can access technology and data to… Read More

February 12, 2019

The Ontario Museum of History & Art received a grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services to create a new exhibit called Built on Water: Ontario and Southern California.  This exhibit will open in 2021 and is devoted to an understanding the history, present, and future of water conservation in Ontario and the surrounding region.


As a result, the Museum’s Road Ways exhibit will permanently close this Sunday, February 17, 2019.  Road Ways opened in 2006 and details the impact the road has on American life and culture,… Read More

February 6, 2019

Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on February 8th, 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

February 5, 2019

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Municipal Utilities Company is offering federal employees impacted by the 35-day government shutdown a utility bill deferral. They will have the opportunity to defer utility bill payments without penalty for the current amount due up to two billing cycles from the original bill due date. All collection and late fee activities will be postponed for workers impacted by the government shutdown.

Nationally, 800,000 federal employees have been impacted by the government shutdown with many missing two paychecks. The City of Ontario is helping federal… Read More

February 1, 2019

Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a 55-year-old Ontario man, in the area of Fourth Street and Vine Avenue, in the City of Ontario.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting yesterday evening at approximately 7:23 PM. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim laying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. The Ontario Fire Department arrived on scene, treated and immediately transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died. Three juvenile suspects were reported fleeing the scene… Read More

February 1, 2019

Ontario Police arrested two suspects involved in a home invasion robbery that occurred last night.

On January 31, at approximately 10:15 PM, Ontario Police Dispatch received a disturbance call in the 3200 block of South Centurion Place in which two masked males were seen running from a garage. Within three minutes, an Ontario officer located a vehicle as it was leaving the neighborhood.

The suspect led officers on a short pursuit in which a handgun was thrown from the vehicle and recovered by officers. After a short time, the suspect yielded and was taken into custody… Read More