#RCcommUNITY! We need your help!
Every 10 years, local governments use new data from the Census to evaluate City Council district lines to reflect how local populations may have changed. State law requires cities and counties to engage communities in the redistricting process by holding public hearings and doing public outreach, including to underrepresented and non-English-speaking communities. The City of Rancho Cucamonga invites you to get involved in these efforts. Learn more at
The first City Council Redistricting Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 15 at 8:00 p.m.

How to participate?
Share your specific thoughts, draw a map, or attend an upcoming public hearing to get involved!

At the hearings, we want you to:
  • Share your story
  • Define your neighborhood or community of interest
  • Explain why redistricting is relevant to your community
  • Get the tools you need to draw a map of one council district or of all five council districts
  • Share your opinions of the draft maps
  • Talk to your neighbors and local organizations
The Rancho Cucamonga Fire District and Rancho Cucamonga Police Department will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. The 9/11 terror attacks took the lives of 2,977 men, women, and children in New York City, Arlington, VA. and near Shanksville, PA. Twenty years after the attacks, we look back to a day that changed our Nation’s history and remember the sacrifice and strength of all the lives that were impacted.

Join the Fire District and Police Department at the upcoming 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony taking place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 beginning at 8:40 a.m. The ceremony will be held outdoors at Central Park’s Freedom Courtyard, 11200 Base Line Rd. Rancho Cucamonga, 91701
September is National Library Card Sign-up Month! This year’s theme is “Libraries Empower!” Visit the Archibald or Biane Library to sign-up for your Library card. Through access to technology, media resources and educational programs, libraries provide people of all ages the opportunity to pursue their interests and passions.

Your Library card grants you access to countless resources and benefits including:

  • Materials: Check-out up to 75 items including books, magazines, and media.
  • LINK+: FREE access to more than 9 million titles from public and academic libraries.
  • CloudLibrary: Free eBooks and audiobooks for use on your favorite digital device.
  • ABCMouse: Free online learning program for children ages 2-8 that strengthens reading and math skills through educational games and activities.
  • Libby Magazines: Full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading.
  • RC Kits: Free hobby kits for new adventures with friends and family.
  • ReadyRosie: Sign-up to receive free customized video playlists to support your child's educational growth
  • New York Times Online: Full-text articles from the New York Times.
  • Learning Express: Nearly 1,000 online tutorials and practice tests.
  • Mango Languages: Online language-learning system to develop conversation skills in over 70 languages.
  • Free tutoring for grades K-12. Connect to a live, online tutor every day from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • And more!
Let’s do our part in keeping Rancho Cucamonga’s streets safe by following these pedestrian safety tips:
  • Stay alert – keep your head up and put your phone down.
  • Make eye contact with drivers in an intersection to ensure they see you.
  • Only cross the street at crosswalks and when it is safe to do so, and always be aware of your surroundings.
  • Watch for cars entering or exiting driveways.
  • Children younger than 10 should cross the street with an adult.
  • STOP, LOOK, LISTEN before crossing the street. See and be seen!
The City of Rancho Cucamonga and Healthy RC’s Mental Health Subcommittee invite you to our next free virtual 5-week workshop series, “Being Selfish is Selfless”.

Join us for weekly workshops to help you with shifting your mindset and cultivating boundaries in every aspect of your life. RSVP today if you need some help with setting boundaries at home, at work, or in your relationships, and are looking for a judgement-free, safe space to talk through your journey of remembering that “Being Selfish is Selfless”. Each week, you will have the opportunity to dive into various tools and resources presented by experienced guest speakers from our Healthy RC Mental Health Subcommittee. Workshops will be presented by Jessica Fontaine, Owner of Hey Fit Happens and Carol Rose Adkisson, Owner of The Trauma and Healing Foundation.  
Virtual meetings will be held every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. starting September 8th until October 6th: 
9/8 - Boundaries For Your Health
9/15 - Boundaries For Friends/Family
9/22 - Boundaries For Work
9/29 - Boundaries For Yourself
10/6 - Healing From Codependency
For more information or inquires, contact or call 1-909-774-2044. 
September is National Preparedness Month and if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we can always be more prepared, not just in response to a major disaster but as a part of our day-to-day lives. Emergencies and disasters will continue to happen throughout our community, however there are steps that can be taken to ensure our families are always prepared.   

This month, your Rancho Cucamonga Fire District encourages all residents to actively participate with us in becoming more prepared! By following these four simple steps, you will be able to increase your own and your community’s overall disaster preparedness and resiliency: 

  1. Make a Plan – Talk with your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. Establish how you will be reconnected if separated and consider all the specific needs of your household.  
  2. Build a Kit – Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home. Don’t forget to include the unique needs for each person or pet in case you need to evacuate quickly. 
  3. Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness – Know the risk of disasters in your area and consider insurance coverage. Learn how to make your home stronger in the face of storms, earthquakes and wildfires and act fast if you receive a local warning or alert. 
  4. Empower Others – Share your preparedness efforts with family, neighbors and co-workers. Join one of our volunteer programs to strengthen your neighborhood’s readiness for any disaster. 

To view more information on each step, download our ReadyRC guide at or visit www.Ready.Gov. You can also participate throughout the month of September by checking out the Fire District’s social media channels. We will be sharing preparedness videos with tips and resources for everyone like this one. Share those videos with others and practice those key preparedness tips. Together as a community, we can continue to increase our ability to be ReadyRC! 
September is National Senior Center month and we invite you to join us to celebrate! The Senior Center will be hosting a variety of activities throughout the month of September for Seniors 50+. Visit for details on activities being offered throughout the month of September.
Testing and Vaccination Opportunities
Free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations continue to be available at the RC Sports Center (8303 Rochester Ave.) provided by San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. COVID-19 is available Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Vaccinations are available Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted based on availability. To book a testing appointment, click HERE and to book a vaccine appointment, click HERE.

San Bernardino County Vaccination information as of September 2, 2021
Does administered to county residents 2,006,375
County residents fully vaccinated 954,225
Percentage of 12+ residents any vaccinated 61%
Percentage of 12+ residents fully vaccinated 52.8%
General Information 
As the City works closely with the County to provide information and resources regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to stay connected with us on social media and our website. To learn more about the vaccine roadmap and to read Frequently Asked Questions, visit the County’s vaccine webpage.  
For San Bernardino County COVID-19 related information, including case statistics, FAQs, guidelines and resources, visit the County’s COVID-19 webpage
For questions, email

Residents of San Bernardino County may also call the COVID-19 helpline at 1-909-387-3911 for general information and resources about the virus. The phone line is NOT for medical calls and is available Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have questions about social services, please call 211.
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