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A Taste of Ontario, California

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ONTARIO?

  1. Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California, United States. As of the 2000 Census, the city had a total population of 170,373, making it the 18th largest city in Southern California.

  2. The olive vat room at Graber Olive House in Ontario, California. In 1894, two years after planting olive trees in Ontario, C. C. Graber began selling vat cured olives from the pictured vat room in vats similar to the ones pictured. Graber Olive House is the oldest operating olive packer in the United States.

  3. In the years following Ontario's founding, the economy was driven by its reputation as a health resort. Shortly thereafter, citrus farmers began taking advantage of Ontario's rocky soil to plant lemon and orange groves. Agricultural opportunities also attracted vintners and olive growers. The Graber Olive House, which continues to produce olives, is a city historical landmark and one of the oldest institutions in Ontario. Dairy farming is also prevalent, as it continues to be in neighboring Chino.

  4. Ontario has 25 public elementary schools, six public middle schools and five public high schools under the combined oversight of four school districts. There are also several private schools throughout the city as well as two private military schools. Ontario also has nine trade schools. Providence Christian College, a four-year Christian liberal arts college, opened in 2005. The University of La Verne College of Law and Chaffey College Ontario Campus are located in downtown Ontario. National University and Chapman University have a satellite campus near the Ontario Mills mall.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $42,452, and the median income for a family was $44,031.

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KKJZ 88.1 FM Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Jazz
KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA - Riverside Variety
KDEY 93.5 FM Ontario, CA Hip Hop
KTWV 94.7 FM Los Angeles, CA Smooth Jazz
KAMP 97.1 FM Los Angeles, CA Top-40
KGGI 99.1 FM Riverside, CA Top-40
KPWR 105.9 FM Los Angeles, CA Hip Hop
KLAA 830 AM Orange, CA Sports
KFWB 980 AM Los Angeles, CA News/Talk

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Demographics of Ontario, California

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

47.8%

7.5%

1.1%

3.9%

59.9%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Ontario, California

     
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19th Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala and Scholarship Dinner

Upland, CA — The days are counting down until the most illustrious event in the Inland Valley and Inland Empire. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this event , buy your tickets today!

The Inland Valley News Inc. is thrilled to present its 1 9 th Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala and Scholarship Dinner , “ Investing in the Next Generation of World Changers ”, to be held on Friday , April 29, 2016 at Doubletr ee by Hilton , 222 North Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, California, 91764

The Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala and Scholarship Dinner is a community outreach program of the Inland Valley News, sponsored together with its affiliated not for - profit, publ ic benefit 501(c)(3) corporation, Shining Glory Publications. The event is one of the few true celebrations of the achievements and contributions of people who help make this community the jewel of Southern California. Last year, hundreds of registered gue sts, including leaders in business, education, housing, transportation, health care, government, church and media as well as other key decision - makers participated in this annual celebration.

The Publisher’s Awards Recipients are: Tamara Weston , ( Macy’s ) – Publishers’ Choice; Eric Dickerson , ( NFL Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist ) – Lifetime Achievement Award; Dr. Lester J. Jones , ( Western University ) – Educational Innovation Award; Dr. Marth a Melendez , ( Arrowhead Regional Medical Center ) – Excellenc e in Community Health Leadership Award; Laura Mancha , (San Bernardino County Board of Education ) – Excellence in Educational Leadership ; Dr. Felice Loverso , ( Casa Colina ) – Excellence in Corporate Leadership ; Gilbert A. Holmes, JD. ( University of La Verne ) – Excellence in Jurisprudence Award; Richard E. Yochum ( Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center ) – Excellence in Hospital Administration Award.

The Community Awards Recipients are: Kenneth Gray , Excellence for being a Champion of Change ; Linda Wright - Lee , Excellence in Comm unity Activism ; Antoine & Heather Dunham , Excellence in Youth Empowerment; A. Majadi , Excellence in Youth Advocacy; and Larry Ortega ; Excellence in Technology Activism

Congratulations to all our honorees and recipients of the 201 6 Celebration of Excellen ce.

The proceeds from this event will provide scholarships and internships through our IVN Scholars program. The IVN Scholars Program was designed to provide Shining Glory Scholarship recipients who are pursuing education or car eers in mass communications , the arts, as well as those who are pu rsuing careers in the STEM - related industries with more than just money for college. “The goal was and still is to extend our reach as we work to prepare the next generation of global leaders who will work to make the world better . Students within the program are paired with highly trained mentors who support them throughout their entire undergraduate career. Additionally, participants receive ongoing comprehensive leadership development training, service learning opportunities and i nternships within their respective areas of interest. The intent is to use these different facets as a means to foster ing the 21st century competencies and leadership capacities necessary for them to become powerful, thoughtful and engaged world changers . We at the IVN Scholars Program are excited to induct our second class of future world changers who will join our program this Fall” said, Ta Mia Morrow, Executive Director.

The 1 9 th Annual Celeb ration of Excellence would not be possible without the contributions from our sponsors. At press time our sponsors are: Casa Colina , Hafif F o undation , Union Bank, Applied Computer Online Service, The Pete and Barbara McCormick Family Trust, Ch affey College, City of Fontana , Inter Valley Health Plan, Macy’s, Omnitrans, Transcendence Children and Family Se rvices, University of La Verne , Southern California Edison, California State Univ ersity, San Bernardino, Toyota , Pomo na Valley Hospital Med ical Center, Cal Poly Pomona, Mark Christopher Chevrolet, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine , Sempra Utilities/The Gas Company , Foothill Transit , Mt. San Antonio Gar dens and Fontana Police Officers Association. The Media Sponsor is California Black Media Association and its subsidiaries.

For more information tickets, sponsorships regarding the Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala and Scholarship Gala, please do not he sitate to contact the IVN office at (909) 985 - 0072 or visit www. coegala .org or www.inlandvalleynews.com

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Businesses in Ontario, California


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. JewTrice Salon -  Category: Beauty Salon -   3495 Concourse Ontario, CA 91765 (626) 625-7161

  2. Mountain Beauty Supply & Salon -  Category: Beauty Salon -   1037 West Philadelphia Street, Ontario, CA 91762-6145 (909) 986-1977

  3. Pot Pourri Beauty Supply -  Category: Beauty Supply -   1859 E 4th St, Ontario, CA 91764 (909) 986-4220

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Mabry African American Heritage -  Category: Services -   3169 Pony Drive Ontario, CA 91761-5065 (909) 994-0556

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Boiling Crabs & Crawfish -  Category: Seafood -   612 N Euclid Ave Ontario, CA 91764 (909) 983-6688

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CHURCHES



  1. Mt Zion Baptist Church -  224 West California Street Ontario, CA 91762 (909) 983-2411

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Club After Dark & Jazz Cafe -  Category: Jazz Club -   Live entertainment in one room and the best Dj's in the other. -   1133 West 6th Street - Ontario, CA 91762-1101 (909) 391-9119  - (visit website)
    Club After Dark & Jazz Cafe
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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Juneteenth America Inc
    (June)   123 West B Street, Ontario, CA 91762-3532 (909) 621-9707   - (visit website)

    Come celebrate with us!


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