Fontana is now a home to over 209,000 people and continues to grow every day.
Correspondingly, its community looks like it hasn’t grown only in population and real estate. The city’s crime has also dropped tremendously.
“It was a tough town,” Hunt recalls, “We were the San Bernardino of that era.”
Fontana has become safer than 24% of U.S cities.
According to the Neighborhood Scout on Fontana’s Crime demographics, it claims that 1 in 236 people would be a victim in a violent crime when compared to an overall in California where it is 1 in every 225 people.
Local resident, Adrianna Hernandez, says “My garage used to always be broken into when I first moved here. But since then I don’t really have issues”.
Burglary is no surprise to any city. Fontana has some more improvement to do before its considered perfect.
Another Fontana resident, Clarissa Serrano, shares, “It’s not Beverly Hills but it’s good enough.”
The city’s newest additions such as its upcoming museum and its oldest treasure such as the theatre, Center Stage Theater, has changed the way Fontana is represented.
From the Fontana Days Parade to its Arts and Entertainment classes, Fontana demonstrates that it is the city of a strong community and will continue work in efforts of keeping the city at its standard.
The 59th annual Fontana Days Run Source: sbsun.com
“We’ve been recognized as being one of the [most] innovated cities,” Kenneth Hunt says.
Fontana plans to build more apartments and more facilities for its locals to enjoy. The City also plans to improve their traffic signals and road construction.
This city continues to work past its struggles and encourage its community and others that its modern, clean, vibrant, and connected.