By Louis Brewster
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
ONTARIO, Calif. – When Citizens Business Bank Arena opens in October, it will be a triumph of fiscal responsibility and patience for the City of Ontario and its manager, Greg Devereaux. There were many who never thought it would happen, including this corner.
Our guess was that Fairplex, with its land holdings and special status within Los Angeles County, was the ideal site. However, Ontario proved it could navigate rough waters and succeed in a tough business.
“This is money we’ve saved,” Ontario Mayor Paul Leon said Monday at the unveiling of the Ontario Reign logo. “We are not spending taxpayers’ money as it’s being built.”