Music is in the Air at the Corona Senior Center

Do you enjoy creating melodies or playing cover songs? If so, the Corona Senior Center invites you to be part of the Acoustic Music Circle. The Acoustic Music Circle is the place to share and create music with others. Bring your acoustic and rhythm instruments, your voice, and a song. All levels are welcome! Songs will be rotated around the Circle so bring lead sheets, sheet music, or be prepared to share the chords with the group. The Acoustic Music Circle is held on the first Wednesday of e...
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Spring Cleaning: Clear Clutter with a Yard Sale

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing: It's time for spring cleaning! No matter how hard we try, it is almost inevitable that we accumulate more than we need throughout the year, so while you clean your home and clear clutter, consider having a garage/yard sale to give your items a new home. But before you hold your sale in Corona, remember that the City has a few requirements and tips to help make it a success. For starters, a permit, which can be obtained on the City's websi...
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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Did you know that March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? The City of Corona invites you to celebrate the holiday by strolling in one of the City’s 35 parks! Walking is a low impact exercise that most people can enjoy. It’s a great foundation for an active lifestyle whose benefits include a lower stress level, decreases in blood pressure, and weight loss. The City of Corona maintains 35 parks with a variety of amenities such as picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields, basketb...
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Christmas Miracle in March: Boy finds lost wallet in an unexpected place

On a busy day while doing some Christmas shopping with his Family at Dos Lagos in Corona, 8-year-old  Royce Sanchez lost his wallet which held over $100 in it which he intended to spend on Christmas gifts as well as a Toys R us gift card, Target gift card, and most importantly his lucky $2 bill his daddy gave to him. The family hadn't realized the wallet was missing until nearly a week later when they tried their best to backtrack their activities and called around to stores to no avail. Royce...
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Comedy 4A Cause with Fritz Coleman

Enjoy Comedy 4A Cause! Join the very funny, popular NBC4 Weathercaster, Fritz Coleman as he shares his quirky sense of humor in efforts to support Peppermint Ridge. Peppermint Ridge is a Corona non-profit organization providing loving homes and empowering support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. This special event will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Corona Historic Civic Center Theater (Map). General tickets are only $50 per person with After-Sh...
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New 91 Lanes to open March 20 – Expect Heavy Work to Prepare for Opening

Mark your calendar! The Riverside County Transportation Commission has set March 20 as the opening date for the new 91 Express Lanes and general purpose lanes in Corona. Westbound lanes are planned to open by 4 a.m., and eastbound lanes are planned to open by 5 a.m.. RCTC’s $1.4 billion 91 Project extends the 91 Express Lanes eight miles to Interstate 15 in Riverside County, adds general purpose lanes between the 71 and I-15, and provides a tolled express connector between the 91 and I-15. Th...
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Child Endangerment/Illegal Dumping Investigation Ends In Arrests

On March 6, 2017 the Corona Police Department received information through social media avenues that there were two uploaded YouTube videos that depicted dangerous driving behavior involving children. The two videos showed a family filling the back of a white Dodge pick-up truck with Orbeez, which are a gel type material that absorbs water and swells 100- 300 times its original volume. The videos show the truck bed of the Dodge filled with water and Orbeez, with a young child and an adult, lying...
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Corona Youth Basketball is a Slam Dunk

The final buzzer sounded on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 ending another successful season of the City of Corona's Youth Basketball program. For nearly four months, players ranging in ages 6 to 14 years old practiced, trained, worked hard, and applied their skills in exciting games that culminated in a single-elimination playoff series. The Youth Basketball program consisted of four divisions divided by age and a Challengers division for those with special needs. Teams were led by dedicated volun...
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Independence Day Parade 2017 Applications

On Saturday, July 1,2017 the City of Corona invites you to the annual Main Street USA Independence Day Parade! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation. Drawing more than 4,000 families, friends, and neighbors, the Parade takes place on Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets. This year’s Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 1st.   Applications for parade entry are available through the Corona Library and Recreat...
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Illegal Marijuana Dispensary Bust

In early February, the Corona Police Department’s Vice Narcotics Unit began a joint investigation with Code Enforcement into marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the City of Corona in violation of the City Municipal Code (CMC), state, and federal law.  Several businesses have been identified as illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. The business owners and property owners have been served cease and desist letters by the City Attorney’s Office, and they have been issued administrati...
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CITY FINDS INNOVATIVE WAYS TO REACH OUT TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The City of Corona’s Economic Development Department, Team Corona, is constantly looking for innovative ways to get in front of their business community. On Monday, March 6th at 10:00 am, a new, live internet radio show, “Corona Biz Talk” will offer its listeners updates to business events in Corona, information about the city government and expert business advice at www.hoperadio247.com. This isn’t the first time Team Corona has tried something innovative or different to reach out to its bus...
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Senior Center Travel Program Heads to the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Senior Travel Program “Explore. Dream. Discover.” will journey to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert. Attendees will explore multiple exhibits of desert animals from all over the world and visit the many tranquil gardens with over 1,400 different plant species.  While they're there, our seniors can take a tram ride through the park, ride a camel, or feed a giraffe!  There will be an opportunity to shop for unique books, jewelry,...
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Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA's ninth annual Fix a Leak Week which will take place March 20 through 26, 2017, but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long. Learn how to find and fix leaks during Fix a Leak Week. It's as easy as 1-2-3 To che...
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Corona Mayor’s Youth Council—Apply now!

The City of Corona is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 Mayor’s Youth Council – the deadline is March 31st, hurry and apply today! The Mayor’s Youth Council strives to connect the youth in our community to City government, providing students with insight on the functions of a municipality and giving them access to our City’s elected and appointed leaders. Students are selected based on their involvement with the community and scholastic achievement in a competitive process ...
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Passport Day at CPL!

Summer travel is just around the corner!  Getting your passport now is essential for that dream vacation or family visit overseas.  On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the Corona Public Library will hold an official Passport Day at the Corona Public Library (Map). This will be a walk-in only event that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although the main library will be closed, we will be opening a few offices in the front for those that need to get their passports done. Posters and flyers will be displa...
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