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Local History Treasures Online

Did you know that the Ontario City Library has been collecting local history material for more than eight decades? That’s a long time! The library was established by community members in 1885 and became part of the newly incorporated City of Ontario in 1894. In 1907, an official library building opened on the southwest corner […]

The Show Band’s May 13th Concert

Dear Friends and Music Lovers, The Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band and John’s Custom Installations are proud to present “The British Invasion” on Monday, May 13, 2019.  The city will provide 150 chairs for our fans or you can bring your lawn chairs and/or blanket and make your own spot in the grass in front […]

Arts, Culture & Creativity Month Recognition

This month, we are excited and thankful that the Ontario City Council has recognized April as Arts, Culture & Creativity Month.  Agencies throughout the State are proclaiming April as Arts, Culture & Creativity Month, which is a month dedicated to connection, advocacy and mobilized efforts to advance the arts across the state. Arts are not […]

“This Place Matters” – Ontario Ice Skating Center

Ontario Ice Skating Center, photograph by Louis Soltero. The Ontario Ice Skating Center on Holt Boulevard celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2017. Established by the Vanderberg family in 1957, this is the 2nd oldest ice skating facility currently operating in Southern California. Milo Vanderberg revolutionized the industry by inventing the ice-resurfacing machine, a skate sharpener […]

How to View and Interpret Art as a Beginner

Artwork often sparks a lot of interesting ideas and many different interpretations for every individual. But how should one view/interpret art, especially as a beginner? Make sure to read the title and description, if there is one, for the artwork. Before and after viewing the artwork, it’s important to ask questions and discuss what you […]