Toll Roads Go Cashless

Toll lanes throughout Orange County are going cashless starting May 14, 2014. Cash toll booths will no longer be manned on Highways 241, 261, 73 and 133.

The Toll Roads switch to accepting only electronic payments encourages commuters to either open up a FasTrak account with a transponder or setup an “ExpressAccount” without a transponder. Continue reading…

2014 National Take Back Initiative

On April 26, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration will be holding their Eighth Annual National 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 public about the potential for abuse of medications. Continue reading…

Corona Youth Basketball Shoots & Scores!

After a successful youth basketball season with almost 400 participants, the City sent three All-Star youth basketball teams to the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation tournament held at the end of March.  Despite tough competition from other cities, we’re proud to congratulate all three of our All-Star teams which represented Corona well in the tournament! Continue reading…

I-15 Express Lanes Project Information Meeting

Riverside County Transportation Commission in partnership with Caltrans District 8 will be holding a public information meeting in open house format to present information to the public on the proposed I-15 Express Lanes Project. The alternative that is currently being evaluated through the environmental process is the addition of one to two tolled express lanes in each direction of the I-15. Continue reading…

Dive into Recreation

Strap on a scuba tank, pull on some fins, and prepare to dive into Recreation!

Recreation Services is pleased to present “Discover Scuba” and the “PADI Open Water Scuba Course”. These courses are taught in the controlled environment of a pool as an introduction to scuba to build a comfort level with being underwater and familiarity with the gear needed to dive. Continue reading…

91 Project Construction Alert #8

91 construction alertConstruction Activities – April 21 to April 26, 2014

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will remove trees and shrubs along the 91 and on city streets in Corona. Noise can be expected with this activity. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed. Continue reading…

Making a Splash this Summer: Citrus Splash Zone

The weather is warming up, are you ready to make a splash this summer? On May 1, the City of Corona is opening the Citrus Splash Pad for the summer! Located at Citrus Park 1250 Santana Way[MAP], the Splash Pad has a number of water features such as spraying jets and water cannons making it a fun and wet activity for all ages to enjoy. Continue reading…

Senior Center to Host Mothers Day Brunch

“A mother’s love is forever: time, distance, hardship…all fall before the strength of her love.” – Author Unknown.

Ladies 50 years of age and older are invited to share a morning celebrating motherhood and enjoying the camaraderie of other mothers over brunch at the Historic Community Room. This annual event serves as a small token of appreciation for the many things mothers do and have done for us throughout our lives. Continue reading…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

On Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and April 27 the City of Corona will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event.

This event is free of charge and will be held at City of Corona Corporation Yard located at 735 W Public Safety Way [MAP]. The event will be held between the hours of 9 a.m. Continue reading…

Corona PD Dispatchers Honored at CPRA

On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the Corona Police Department will have six of their Public Safety Dispatchers honored during the Annual Telecommunications Awards Banquet. This event is held in conjunction with the National Telecommunicator’s Week, which is April 13-19.

The California Public-Safety Radio Association (CPRA), and its parent organization, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO), solicited and reviewed nominations from over 240 local Sheriff, Police, Fire and EMS agencies in the Southern California area. Continue reading…