Sr 91 Project Update: Closure of Buena Vista Avenue Undercrossing at the 91 Saturday, July 23 and Monday, July 25, 2016

Closure of Buena Vista Avenue Undercrossing at the 91 for Bridge Lowering
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the Buena Vista Avenue undercrossing at the 91 will be closed on Saturday, July 23 from 9 am to 5 pm and from 9 pm to 5 am to allow crews to lower the bridge. If needed, crews will close the undercrossing on Monday, July 25 from 9 pm to 5 am for continued work. There will be no pedestrian access during this closure. Motorists and pedestrians can use West Grand Boulevard or Lincoln Avenue as alternate routes. Loc...
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Invasive Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Detected in Western Riverside County

Invasive Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Detected in Western Riverside County
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected invasive yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) in Western Riverside County. This species was recently found on July 19, 2016, in the city of Corona near Village Grove Lake.  This is the second detection in the District where the yellow fever mosquito has been found.  Please inform the Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District if you experience day biting mosquitoes by calling 951-340-9792. Aedes aegypti is not native to Califo...
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Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am

Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, two Lincoln Avenue ramps at the 91 will be closed for a 55-hour period from Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 am. Closures include: The eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be closed to allow crews to continue working on the new ramp configuration. Motorists will be detoured to Main Street where they can head north and turn left on Grand Boulevard, turn right on Railroad Street and then head wes...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 22nd

Treatment
The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will perform adult mosquito spray treatments on July 22nd, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3:00 am to 6:00 am at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Auburndale St., Corona Airport, open space area along railroad tracks near Auto Center Dr., and vegeta...
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91 Project: Motorists can expect to see other ramps reopening throughout the summer and fall

91 Project ramp openings
The westbound 91 Main Street off-ramp in Corona reopened to motorists on July 14, following a 14-month closure of this ramp for 91 Project construction. Motorists exiting the ramp are limited to right turns at this time. On June 23, the eastbound 91 Main Street on-ramp also reopened. Motorists can expect to see other ramps reopening throughout the summer and fall. The Riverside County Transportation Commission thanks motorists, businesses and residents for their patience during the 91 Project...
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Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon: Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am

Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a full closure of westbound 91 at Coal Canyon, west of Green River Road, from Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am. The Orange County westbound 91 Express Lanes also will be closed during this eight-hour period. The closure is needed to install overhead signs. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57; or Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to...
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New Westbound 91 Main Street Off-Ramp to Open at 4:30 am on Thursday, July 14, 2016

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the new westbound 91 Main Street off-ramp will open to motorists at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Ahead of the opening of this ramp, k-rail will be shifted and lanes re-striped at night on westbound 91 between I-15 and Maple Street. This will require the intermittent closure of the westbound 91 Main Street, Lincoln Avenue and Maple Street ramps. The Main Street off-ramp was closed in May 2015 so that crews cou...
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Sr91 Project Update: Pomona Road from Maple Street to Smith Avenue reopened

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Work is continuing to widen and realign Pomona Road between Maple Street and Lincoln Avenue as part of the 91 Project. The section of Pomona Road from Maple Street to Smith Avenue reopened the morning of July 7 to east/west travel. This section of roadway previously had been closed to eastbound travel. Periodic nighttime closures will continue as needed. Further east, Pomona Road between Smith Avenue and Lincoln Avenue is limited to westbound travel from 5 am to 10 pm, with full closures r...
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Cash for Grass Rebate Program

CASH FOR GRASS
The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is proud to offer the re-opening of the Cash for Grass rebate program to help residents replace their turf with water-saving plants. Synthetic turf is also approved for the rebate. The purpose of the rebate program is to provide examples of water-wise planting alternatives to grass and to increase water use efficiency in Corona. The project is open to all parkway, front yard and back yard projects. A rebate of up to $2.00 per square foot ...
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Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp Friday, July 8 at 9 pm to Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4 am

SR91 Project
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be closed from Friday, July 8 at 9 pm to Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4 am. The closure will allow crews to continue working on the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue ramp configuration. The detour for the eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be to exit Main Street and head south to Sixth Street or north to Railroad Street and head west to Lincoln Avenue. Please allow extra trav...
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SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE AT CITY HALL

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On July 5, 2016, at about 11:40 a.m., Corona Police were alerted of a suspicious package at the Veterans Memorial near City Hall. The suspicious package, described as a newer black duffel bag, was found wedged between the kiosk and building near the south entrance. As a precautionary measure, the Corona Police requested the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff Department - Hazardous Device Team (HDT) to determine the contents of the package. As a result, city employees were temporarily ev...
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SR91 Project Update: Westbound 91 Full Closure beginning July 5

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Westbound 91 Full Closure beginning July 5 A full closure of the westbound 91 Auto Center Drive/Serfas Club Drive off-ramp will start July 5 at 8 pm for approximately two months, as part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona. The closure is needed to allow construction crews to safely build the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp and to widen the 91. Construction work is subject to change based on weather or other factors. As a detour, motorists can ...
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Seeking Public Assistance | $10,000 Reward Offered

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The Corona Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for first-hand information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) in the murder of Barnabas William “Will” Crites. On February 26, 2016, at approximately 8:43 p.m., Barnabas William “Will” Crites was assaulted near the City Park skate park located at 930 E. Sixth Street, Corona, and later died from his injuries.  Since that date, the Corona Police Department has been actively investigating Will’s death and is again aski...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 1st

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The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will be performing adult mosquito spray treatments on July 1, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Auburndale St., Corona Airport, open space area along railroad tracks near Auto Center Dr., and veget...
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New Historic District Signs in Town!

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There are new Historic District signs in town! Last year the Corona Historic Preservation Society, with the assistance of the City’s Maintenance Services Department was able to place signs to mark 9 of Corona’s 10 Historic Districts. The signs all resemble the sign to the right and a sign is found at each end of each district. Each sign provides details about that particular district. The City of Corona’s 10 official Historic Districts are: Corona Heritage Park, 520 West Foothill Parkway ...
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