Citizens Coalition of Ontario holds second forum

From left, founder of the Citizens Coalition of Ontario Eddy Pearcy-Thiel with councilors Michael Braden, Norm Crume and Freddy Rodriguez and Ontario City Manager Adam Brown. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – The Citizens Coalition of Ontario, a group that aims to keep the city informed on local issues, held its second community forum last week at the Four Rivers Cultural Center.

Ontario City Manager Adam Brown and Councilors Michael Braden, Norm Crume and Freddy Rodriguez attended. Takeaways:

Outdoor pot grows

Frequent complaints about the smell of outdoor marijuana grows have prompted at least one councilor to suggest a ban on backyard pot cultivation. The council will not take it up now, Brown said, but will have the city’s Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee research the issue.

Crume and Rodriguez said they had . . .