In the last five years jobs and businesses have increased by 25% here in Rancho Cucamonga, which is also considered one of the safest cities in the state. Rancho Cucamonga's quality of life continues to be enriched and strengthened through the expansion and development of community facilities and services, such as new paramedic programs, water rescue services, and new animal adoption centers. The city's library is the busiest in the state and voted best library in the valley. Furthermore, Rancho Cucamonga continues to expand its business community services, focusing primarily in small business support programs.
During their free time, residents may head down to the city's many parks and recreational facilities, including a 10,000-square foot skate park. The addition of several brand name restaurants has strengthened the Foothill commercial corridor (historic Route 66.) They include Mimi's, Macaroni Grill, Magic Wok, Rubio's, The Old Spaghetti Factory, and Applebee's.