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Old 10-26-2008, 01:10 PM
 
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Default Honest opinions of Rialto?

Planing on buying a home in Rialto, (cedar & foothill) zipcode 92376 behind the home depot, what do you think about that area ? the most important thing is near bus lines, and shopping centers, and as everyone want "low crime".

is there anything we need to be aware of.. ?

Thanks.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:03 PM
 
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Default Is this a joke?

Is there anything to beware of? LOL! YES and that would be........RIALTO! AND Fontana! And you have picked one of the worst areas there is when it comes to crime. This must be a joke where's the cameras?! HAHAHAHAHAHA.
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Planing on buying a home in Rialto, (cedar & foothill) zipcode 92376 behind the home depot, what do you think about that area ? the most important thing is near bus lines, and shopping centers, and as everyone want "low crime".

is there anything we need to be aware of.. ?

Thanks.
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Old 10-26-2008, 11:41 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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The crime stats section of the Rialto PD website is "under construction". Since Rialto is basically East Fontana, check out these stats compiled by the Fontucky Police Dept: Fontana Police Department - Crime Statistics (http://www.fontana.org/police/Crime_Prevention/crime_statistics.htm - broken link)

It should give you a fairly good idea of what to expect.

As far as the neighborhood you want to buy in, all I know about it is, I've been to that Home Depot many times without problems. Can't help you as far as what it's like to live there. I can tell you what it's like to live in Fontana though.
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Old 10-27-2008, 12:33 AM
 
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The crime stats section of the Rialto PD website is "under construction". Since Rialto is basically East Fontana, check out these stats compiled by the Fontucky Police Dept: Fontana Police Department - Crime Statistics (http://www.fontana.org/police/Crime_Prevention/crime_statistics.htm - broken link)

It should give you a fairly good idea of what to expect.

As far as the neighborhood you want to buy in, all I know about it is, I've been to that Home Depot many times without problems. Can't help you as far as what it's like to live there. I can tell you what it's like to live in Fontana though.
Thanks a lot you have PM
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:56 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Rialto??? Blechh! It's not one of the nicer areas in the IE but it is cheaper. I used to hang out in Rialto quite a bit a few years ago. For the most part it was pretty quiet, but I do remember that a friend of a friend was murdered and the body was found behind a dumpster.

I live in Vegas now and never had the problems with crime in the IE that I've had out here. A few years ago, I got purse snatched by who must be Vegas' Dumbest Criminal. He HAD my purse.. I chased after him in my FLIP FLOPS and sweats and because I screamed for help, he dropped my purse.. I guess he thought I was just going to be okay with him taking my purse and not make any noise.. I'm not complaining though.. I got my purse back. And more recently, I got my car stolen. None of this ever happened to me (or anyone I knew) in Rialto.
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Old 10-31-2008, 07:43 PM
 
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There is a reason Rialto is often featured on the TV show Cops.
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Old 11-01-2008, 04:03 PM
 
Location: San Bernardino County (previously L.A.)
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Rialto, Moreno Valley, & some sections of Fontana are THE MOSt horrible of the Inland Empire cities. My bf used to live in Rialto. He moved out fast when a murdered body was found in his apt complex.

I wouldn't want to drive around any of those cities at night.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:30 AM
 
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Rialto insnt that bad of a place for southern cali in general......but comparing it to the cities around it...then ya its not as good when it comes to ''low crime'' but its not that bad.it may be bad compared to other cities in the i.e....but compared to cities in l.a. county and the o.c. then no its not that bad.
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Old 11-03-2008, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
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Rialto is a very bad area. It's next to Fontana, Colton, San Bernardino. All bad. I live in Rancho Cucamonga, and I use to live just barely East of the 15fwy, still in Rancho, but on the border of Fontana. I rented before I saw where it was. Bad move... I had two cars stolen in 6 months. One of them was never found... the other one was found IN RIALTO, stripped to the bone... nothing left. The Officer that took the report for one of my stolen cars, called Fontana and Rialto "Felony Flats" - that's their nickname for that area!!

Rialto is ghetto.
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Old 11-03-2008, 10:22 PM
 
Location: Coeur d'Alene Idaho
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Planing on buying a home in Rialto, (cedar & foothill) zipcode 92376 behind the home depot, what do you think about that area ? the most important thing is near bus lines, and shopping centers, and as everyone want "low crime".

is there anything we need to be aware of.. ?

Thanks.
I don't have any good advice other than everytime I watch cops they are in Rialto so that has got to say something. No offense to anyone living there.
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