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Ontario, local charter school team up to upgrade tennis courts

Four Rivers Community School united with the city of Ontario to renovate the tennis court complex at Beck-Kiwanis Park. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL).

ONTARIO – A little over two years ago the city and Four Rivers Community School faced two different problems that proved to have simple solutions through a unique cooperative effort.

The city needed to renovate the deteriorating tennis courts at Beck-Kiwanis Park.

Four Rivers wanted a home court for its high school and middle school tennis teams.

“Our courts were in such bad condition,” said Adam Brown, Ontario city manager. “They volunteered to chip in.”

That resulted in a $209,000 project to renovate the tennis courts. The project was completed in October and the courts are open, said Brown.

Brown said the city used marijuana tax . . .