The Corona Public Library invites you to reserve a Book Club Kit for Your Book Club Today!
Book Club kits may be checked out free for 8 weeks. The guide includes an author biography, book reviews & discussion questions. Many selections are now available, with many more on the way! Check out your own Book Club Kit, visit the Adult Info Desk at the Corona Public Library or call 951-736-2404 to reserve your next kit.
Book Club Kit titles include:
The Art of Rac...
After school is cool at the Corona Teen Zone!
What is the Corona Teen Zone?
The Corona Teen Zone (CTZ) is a free, walk-in program for Junior High Teens, ages 12-14 and grades 7 and 8. CTZ offers homework help, computer lab access, crafts & activities, workshops from community partners, a book club, a movie club, and volunteer opportunities.
While the program is free, registration is mandatory. Applications can be picked up at the Corona Public Library, at the Auburndale Community Center...
The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween!
Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours.
Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by.
Parents should carry flashlights with them.
Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes.
Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...
The 91 Project reminds motorists of new conditions on Corona ramps and roads, due to a series of milestone activities reached last week, October 16 through October 21, 2016 :
The new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp is open.
The Maple Street Bridge is open with two southbound only lanes.
The Main Street Undercrossing is open with three lanes in both directions.
The westbound Serfas Club off-ramp is open.
The westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp is closed for two months. Motori...
The Corona Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Corona Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education.
“Impaired driving is a growing epidemic throughout the nation,” says C...
Local Corona business, Monster Energy, supports survivors of Palm Springs' fallen officers through the Corona Police Officer's Association Raffle
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Palm Springs lost two officers, Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny in an officer-involved shooting. Officer Vega was a 35-year department veteran, and Officer Zerebny was a new mom to a little girl, back after maternity leave. Hundreds of members of the community paid their respects at the joint memorial service that was ...
Update Oct. 19, 2016: Due to equipment failure the reconfiguration of Green River was unable to be completed the night of October 18, 2016, as planned. The WB on-ramp at Green River was opened to 3 lanes. Crews have scheduled the remaining work to occur Thursday, October 19, 2016.
Oct. 18, 2016: In an ongoing effort to address many of the safety-related traffic concerns facing morning commuters using the Green River Road to westbound SR-91 On-Ramp, City Contractors along with 91 Project C...
On October 8, 2016, the City of Corona organized another successful Annual Temescal Wash Inner - Coastal Water Way Cleanup Event. The clean up was held at the Temescal Wash area and Auburndale Street.
The City of Corona is committed to protecting our environmental resources by organizing clean-up efforts like this one. This particular event is the City's annual cleanup in conjunction with the California Coastal Commissions Clean the Beach/Heal the Bay and Inner-Coastal Water Way cleanup eve...
On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding their Tenth Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative event.
The goal of the program is to allow Southern Californians to deliver all of their unused, unwanted, or expired medications to law enforcement officials who can, in turn, dispose of these controlled substances in a secure and non-hazardous manner, potentially saving lives and protecting the ecosystem, while educating the general publ...
The 91 Project in Corona will reach a number of milestone activities the week of October 16, 2016, including the opening of new ramps and the two-month closure of ramps. Conditions will be changing, so please be prepared, follow detour routes, allow extra travel time and share this information with friends and colleagues. During the closures, please continue to patronize local businesses. The project is 85 percent complete and the new lanes remain on schedule to open during the first h...
Mayor Jason Scott issued a Proclamation on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 making October ‘Manufacturing Month,’ and October 7th ‘Manufacturing Day’ in the City of Corona.
“This Proclamation will help bring awareness to the hundreds of manufacturers we have in Corona,” said Mayor Jason Scott. “We are proud to have them here and we will continue to encourage their growth in our community.”
Manufacturing Day, which officially occurs both locally and globally on the first Friday in October, is a cel...
CITY OF CORONA RECEIVES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD FOR MOST CONVERSATIONS GENERATED IN 2015
The City of Corona is proud to announce that based on a 2015 survey of more than 100 economic development organizations from around the country, it generated more conversations (inquiries) than any other organization with a population between 100,001 and 250,000. The Economic Development Team for the City of Corona generated 850 conversations for the region known as the heart of Southern California – one...
The Corona Police Department’s Traffic Section is presenting a “Drive 4 Life” Teen Driver Education Program Saturday, November 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This program is designed for young drivers between the ages of 15 ½ and 19 who have a driver’s license, a learner’s permit, or are about to get one. The goal of the program is to educate our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways, and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. The program focu...
The 91 Project in Corona will require full closures of westbound 91 at Lincoln Avenue, Monday through Thursday nights, October 10-13. The closures, which will start at 10 pm each night and reopen by 4 am, will allow crews to place supporting structures for the widening of the Lincoln Avenue bridge over the 91.
If possible, motorists should avoid the area, due to expected delays. As a detour, motorists will exit at Lincoln Avenue, turn right and then make a left turn at Pomona Road to re-e...
Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most people, you’re probably not so sure.
A recent survey conducted by NFPA revealed that only a small percentage of people know how old their smoke alarms are, or how often they need to be replaced. That lack of awareness is a concern for the ...