Mosquito Spraying on Adobe Ave., Tumbleweed Cir. & Mirage Way

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Due to the elevated activity of WNV in Riverside County, the Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District has scheduled ultra-low volume (ULV) ground applications, using truck mounted sprayers to reduce the risk of disease transmission to humans by adult mosquitoes. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans through an infected adult mosquito bite. Date for spraying: October 7, 2015 Time for Spraying: 4:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. Location: Adobe Ave., Tumbleweed Cir. & Mirage Way in Corona. ...

Blood Drive on October 15

The City of Corona, in conjunction with LifeStream, is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose Room. Perks this month: Complimentary Chick-fil-A sandwich (at various locations with donor receipt), an automatic entry into a sweepstakes drawing for a family 4-pack of single-day admission tickets to Knott’s Scary Farm, free cholesterol screening, and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream’s online donor store. NEW: Ef...

Before Putting the Pedal to the Metal

Although traffic gridlock is a way of life on southern California roadways during peak traffic hours, motorists frequently “put the pedal to the metal” when traffic eases, resulting in serious – sometimes fatal – collisions. Within the 91 Project area on the 91 and on Interstate 15, high rates of speed often are the cause of collisions. The Riverside County Transportation Commission’s top priority for the 91 Project is safety. Remember that the speed limit in the project corridor is 55 mi...

RTA Announces New RapidLink Gold Line Bus Route

Get ready for a bus with faster more frequent service,a modern look and a whole new attitude. Say hello to Rapidlink. The Riverside Transit Agency is proud to launch this premium service, which will employ its own unique brand of Rapidlink buses and stops. The Gold Line is expected to launch in 2017 between Corona Transit Center and UC Riverside (UCR) along Magnolia and University avenues. Rapidlink's weekday service will be frequent with buses departing Corona and UCR every 15 minutes dur...

Beware! Individuals are Impersonating Fire Safety Inspectors

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It has come to the attention of the Corona Fire Department that certain individuals may be misrepresenting themselves as fire department employees. Businesses are being targeted by individuals who wear official looking “uniforms” and perform questionable “fire safety inspections”.  These individuals typically enter businesses and state that, “they need to inspect the fire protection system.”  These components can include alarms, fire sprinklers, hood systems, and fire extinguishers.  Oftentimes,...

Spaghetti Dinner Raises Funds for Scholarships

The Woman’s Improvement Club of Corona (WICC) is hosting their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, October 8, 2015 to raise money for scholarship winners graduating form our Corona-Norco Unified School District. Tickets for the dinner are $15 each and dinner will be served at the WICC Clubhouse.  Can't stay for the dinner? That's OK, those who can’t stay can pick up their dinner “to go”. WICC holds fundraisers throughout the year for a variety of community projects in addition to their ongoing...

Upcoming Training for the Trauma Intervention Program

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Following a traumatic event, the persons involved often feel helpless, confused and in emotional shock. They are confronted with a situation for which they were totally unprepared. Often there is no one available in the immediate aftermath of a tragedy to guide the victims through these difficult hours. Cue the Corona Trauma Intervention Program (TIP). TIP volunteers provide this necessary temporary support until the persons involved are able to depend on their own natural support system. TIP Vo...