Voortman’s Egg Ranch

By K.P. Sander Ontario – Voortman’s Egg Ranch has been in the business of providing farm fresh eggs to friends and visitors to the local area for over 60 years. Originally from Bellflower, the Voortman family – who has always been in the egg ranching business – moved their operation to Ontario in 1951. Voortman’s […]

Mother Arrested For Murder

By Anthony Saude   Ontario – A mother was taken into police custody early on May 29, after she, allegedly, struck her boyfriend and their 7-month-old daughter with her vehicle resulting in the child’s death. The boyfriend, and father of the child, suffered minor injuries. According to investigators, the infant’s mother, 19-year old Sarah Marie […]

Ontario Woman Killed By Chino Driver

By Marissa Mitchell Chino – On Sunday night, October 8, a woman was struck and killed by a car at Francis Avenue and Central Avenue in Chino. Misti Ann Lucas, a 44-year-old woman from Ontario, was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision occurred at 6:49 p.m. at the intersection between the two Chino cross-streets, […]

Ontario City Council Public Hearing on Harvest Power Permit

By Nicole Leiva ONTARIO– Harvest Power appealed a conditional-use permit denial at a public hearing on March 1, during the Ontario City Council meeting. Harvest Power, who wants to establish and operate an organic materials facility on 34 acres near the Chino border at Campus and Schaefer, composts green waste, manure, food materials, fats and […]

Lawsuit Over Control of Ontario Airport Settled

Staff Reports ONTARIO—The Los Angeles City Council approved last Wednesday the landmark settlement agreement that hands over the reins of LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). In a closed-session meeting, the council unanimously settled the $250 million lawsuit brought by the city of Ontario in June 2013. In 1967, Ontario […]

Big Rigs Causing Big Headaches for Some Residents

By Emily Aguilar Ontario/Eastvale – For the past few months, Ontario and Eastvale neighborhoods have had to deal with the disruptive presence of Jauregui Trucking semi-trucks passing through Sumner and Bellgrave. The disruption has ruined the calm serenity of the neighborhood to the point where some citizens have expressed that they need ear plugs to […]

West Nile Virus on the Rise in San Bernardino County

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Staff Reports Ontario– Local medical centers have reported a rise in West Nile virus exposures in San Bernardino County. In response, San Bernardino County’s Public Health Department, local vector control agencies and San Bernardino County’s Sheriff Department have joined forces to reduce the risk of exposure. On Oct. 10, the West Valley Mosquito and Vector […]

Ontario Airport To Return Home

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By Claire Lewis Ontario – Since 1923, when a small landing field was first built on land leased from the Union Pacific Railroad (three miles west of the current Airport), the City of Ontario has had a vested interest in the success and sustainability on the Ontario International Airport. Wikipedia states that in 1929, the […]

The Mosquitoes Are Back

Beware of these critters! Staff Reports Ontario – The onset of warm weather has increased mosquito breeding in the West Valley. Vector Control surveillance has seen increased adult mosquitoes in their traps designed to catch females looking for a blood meal and those looking for a water source to deposit their eggs. The West Valley […]

SCE To Ontario: No TRTP Undergrounding

By K.P. Sander Ontario – The Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) has been under construction since September of 2013.  The Project’s objective is to deliver electricity from new wind farms in the Tehachapi area to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers in an effort to meet the State’s renewable energy goal of 33 percent by the […]