Narcotic Arrest & Gun Seizure

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On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, investigators from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted an investigative traffic stop in the 500 block of N. McKinley Street, in Corona and made contact with the sole occupant, Daniel Medina, a 26-year-old of Corona.  During the vehicle stop, an investigation revealed that Medina was in possession of 5.8 grams of suspected cocaine, a large sum of money and an unregistered 12 gauge shotgun in the vehicle. A follow up search warrant...

SR91 Project Update: 15 Month Closure

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Special Notice Reminder:  Eastbound 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp to Close for 15 Months, New Frontage Road Opens, Sept. 1, 2015 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the 15-month full closure of the eastbound Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will begin on August 31, 2015. Crews will close all lanes at 9 p.m. on Serfas Club Drive to reconfigure the street between Pine Crest Drive and Wardlow Road. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. on September 1, 2015. Motorists can u...

Be Prepared for Fire Season

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Ready, Set, Go! Fire season is an increasing threat and a year-round reality in many areas.  Do your part to be prepared. The RSG! Program gives you simple, easy to follow tips. READY.  Be fire-adapted and ready. Be fire wise. Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildland fire so your home is ready in case of a fire. Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home. Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction mea...

Woman’s Improvement Club of Corona New Member Social

The Woman’s Improvement Club of Corona (WICC) is inviting you to their annual “New Member Social” on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Although new members join throughout the year, this hosts a special focus and outreach to women interested in volunteer service and giving back to the community through their time, talent and treasure. WICC holds fundraisers throughout the year for a variety of community projects in addition to their ongoing scholarship fund.  They distribute $500 scholarship awards to ...

Barricaded Suspect Ends Peacefully

On August 24, 2015, Corona Police Investigated a robbery where two  suspects, John Rasso Jr., 35-year-old of Corona, and Priscella Becerra 38-year-old of Corona, got into an argument with another male in the 1400 block of S. Taylor Avenue.  During the argument Rasso simulated that he had a weapon and grabbed the victim’s cell phone from his hands.  Rasso and Becerra then assaulted the victim by punching him several times. Becerra hit the victim several times while holding a box cutter in...

SR 91 Project Activities for Weekend of Aug 28

Several key activities are occurring for the 91 Project, starting this weekend: Full closures of the Main Street roadway between Grand Boulevard and Third Street will occur the weekends of August 28, September 11 and September 18. During these weekend closures, all 91 ramps will be closed at Main Street. From August 31 to late September, Main Street will be closed between Grand Boulevard and Third Street on weeknights, and there will be restricted access to and from the westbound 91 on-r...

Inspire’s Foster Alumni Homecoming Festival

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Inspire is celebrating 10 years of impacting lives and igniting the potential of former foster and homeless youth! You are invited to Inspire’s Homecoming Festival—a 10-Year Celebration and Fundraising Dinner on September 12, 2015 at the Corona City Hall South Lawn at 5:30 p.m. There will be live music, carnival-style games, amazing raffles, and delicious tri-tip with all the fixin’s! Best of all you will hear a couple of Inspire alumni share their journeys from childhoods of abuse and neglec...