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January 14, 2019

Ontario Police arrested a man suspected of setting fire to seven vehicles at the Folk Inn, located at 204 N. Vineyard Avenue. 

This incident took place on Saturday, January 13, 2019 at 1:50 AM when a suspect poured gasoline onto a vehicle in the parking lot and then lit it on fire. The gasoline spread to six other vehicles, engulfing them in flames before the Ontario Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire. The fire caused the evacuation of several hotel guests at both the Folk Inn and the neighboring hotel, the Azure Hotel. Neither building nor any people were… Read More

January 9, 2019

 Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on January 11th, 2019 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… Read More

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… 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… 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,… Read More