UPDATE: Recall of Rodriguez a go, says Ontario city official

Ontario Councilor Freddy Rodriguez. (Rachel Parsons/The Enterprise)

Update Tuesday, June 1: Councilor Freddy Rodriguez indicated in a Facebook message that he doesn't intend to resign and instead will go to a recall election. He wrote on Tuesday evening: "To everyone begging me to resign and circumvent 10,500 citizens, I have always made sure the voters have their views heard. I will do no different here. This will go to the voters with the ever elusive 'other half of the story' for them to weigh.

Update Tuesday, June 1: The Ontario city recorder's office confirmed Tuesday morning that the petition to recall Ontario City Councilor Freddy Rodriguez has officially received the required number of valid signatures. Rodriguez . . .