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August 23, 2018

 On August 21, 2018, the Ontario City Council unanimously approved a Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Parks Ordinance, which took effect yesterday. In order to preserve public health, safety and maintain a family-friendly atmosphere in our City parks, the ordinance eliminates the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes in public parks. 

The Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Parks effort was initiated by a group of passionate Ontario teens, that are part of the City’s Teen Action Committee (TAC). These teens volunteered their time to research and document concerns related to the use of tobacco… Read More

August 17, 2018

The Ovitt Family Community Library celebrated the grand opening of the much-anticipated Lightspeed Makerspace. Yesterday, more than 300 community members, joined by Councilmember Debra Dorst-Porada, Library Board of Trustees, and representatives from Ontario-Montclair School District, joined in on the celebration. 

“I was very excited to see so many people come out for the opening of the Lightspeed Makerspace,” said Councilmember Debra Dorst-Porada. “With the addition of Lightspeed, our library continues to be a leader in technology available to our community.” 

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August 10, 2018

From the builders of some of America's earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers and digital technology entrepreneurs, Indian Americans have long been an inextricable part of American life. The Smithsonian traveling exhibition Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation details the history of Indian Americans and their contributions to the United States from the 1700s to the present. The first-of-its-kind exhibition from the Smithsonian will be on view at the Ontario Museum of History & Art, Thursday, August 16, 2018 through Sunday, September 23,… Read More

August 8, 2018

The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 10, 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 label, you might… Read More

August 3, 2018

Ontario’s Mayor and City Council invite members of the community to attend this year’s National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. 

Ontario residents and businesses will join over 38 million people across the nation in this year's 35th Annual National Night Out sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. Ontario consistently ranks among the most active communities for National Night Out participation. 

“Ontario’s award-winning National Night Out shows our City’s commitment to building a safer community,” said Mayor Paul S. Leon. “One of the City… Read More

July 24, 2018

The City of Ontario with Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA) are partnering to bring a special blend of arts and culture and will be hosting the Inaugural Festival of the Arts themed “Introducing the Arts District.” This FREE event will take place on Saturday, September 15 from 11 AM to 6 PM at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art, generally located at 217 South Lemon Avenue, Ontario, CA 91761.

The Festival of the Arts will create a marketplace for functional, decorative and visual artist to display and sell their work. The… Read More