Recall drive homes in on signature goal as Ontario businesses host petition

Councilor Freddy Rodriguez reads a prepared statement responding to an ongoing protest by former councilor Marty Justus during a recent meeting of the Ontario City Council. (The Enterprise/Liliana Frankel)

ONTARIO – A petition to recall Freddy Rodriguez from his position as Ontario city councilor has collected the majority of the 494 signatures needed to bring the matter to a public vote. 

Cydney Cooke of Ontario, the chief petitioner, said that as of Friday, April 29, only 100 signatures were needed for the petition to reach its initial goal. 

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