About Ontario

The City of Ontario, CA is located approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. Ontario is rapidly becoming Southern California's next urban center of quality real estate development not to mention elite lifestyle. The city of Ontario was founded in August 1881 by a Canadian engineer named George Gaffery and his brother William. They decided to purchase 6,218 acres of land along with water rights in the Cucamonga desert for $60,000. With a lot of tender loving care Mr. Gaffery and his brother turned it into a profitable piece of real estate.In 1887, The first gravity mule run made its way along Euclid Avenue until the year 1885, when it was replaced by an electric street car which ran for only a short time when it was halted due to a flood that caused damage to the power generator. Ontario developed into an agricultural community; there are a few citrus groves along with Victorian style grove homes which still stand today.

Ontario has one of the largest international airports in America. The LA and Ontario International Airport provides superior transportation as well as access to local, regional, and national markets. So if you are planning to take a flight out of Ontario airport and you need to book a reservation just turn to your local Ontario, CA yellow pages or your convenient Ontario, CA business directory. If you are looking for some great family entertainment or if you have out of town guests who are visiting this beautiful city for the first time. Ontario's largest shopping mall outlet, Ontario Mills which is approximately 1.7 million square feet houses fine retail clothing stores as well as electronics, skin care, and jewelry stores along with several restaurants, and two movie theaters. An arcade plus a wonderful food court that's sure to satisfy everyone's taste palette. Enjoy a concert or sporting event at Ontario's brand new, state of the art Citizen's Business Bank arena that houses 11,000 seats. Ontario also offers a wide array of seasonal as well as annual programs and events that will sure to please everyone's needs. From a senior and teen center to a site of a future soccer sports complex and community center, plus a museum of art and history, there are a wide variety of parks and recreation services in the area. Ontario, CA is vast on its way to becoming the city of the future in the years to come.

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