The Corona Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Features Mira Khomik

The Corona Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the the opening of their 2015-16 season, Saturday, November 7 at Northpoint Church. Music Director and conductor, Marco A. Mejia will lead the Corona Symphony, performing two beautiful pieces: Mahler-Symphony No.1 and Bruch-Violin Concerto No.1 featuring the very talented violinist, Mira Khomik. Mira has performed as a soloist with orchestras in the United States, Ukraine, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan. She is currently finishing her ...

Fun Activities for Fire Prevention Week

It is currently Fire Prevention Week! This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme is, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.” Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained cut the chances of dying in a reported fire in half. Working smoke alarms are a proven technology to provide early warning to give residents time to escape.  Fire Prevention Week is actively supported by fire departments across the country and is the longest running public health and safety observance on record. We’ve ...

Mosquito Species Not Native to California Detected in Riverside County

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Invasive Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Detected in Western Riverside County Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected invasive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Western Riverside County. This species was recently found on September 30, 2015 in the City of Riverside. Aedes aegypti is not native to California. It is a small black and white day-biting mosquito that prefers to feed on humans. This mosquito is capable of transmitting several viruses, including yellow fever, dengue and ch...

Mosquito Spraying on Adobe Ave., Tumbleweed Cir. & Mirage Way

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Due to the elevated activity of WNV in Riverside County, the Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District has scheduled ultra-low volume (ULV) ground applications, using truck mounted sprayers to reduce the risk of disease transmission to humans by adult mosquitoes. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans through an infected adult mosquito bite. Date for spraying: October 7, 2015 Time for Spraying: 4:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. Location: Adobe Ave., Tumbleweed Cir. & Mirage Way in Corona. ...

Blood Drive on October 15

The City of Corona, in conjunction with LifeStream, is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose Room. Perks this month: Complimentary Chick-fil-A sandwich (at various locations with donor receipt), an automatic entry into a sweepstakes drawing for a family 4-pack of single-day admission tickets to Knott’s Scary Farm, free cholesterol screening, and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream’s online donor store. NEW: Ef...

Before Putting the Pedal to the Metal

Although traffic gridlock is a way of life on southern California roadways during peak traffic hours, motorists frequently “put the pedal to the metal” when traffic eases, resulting in serious – sometimes fatal – collisions. Within the 91 Project area on the 91 and on Interstate 15, high rates of speed often are the cause of collisions. The Riverside County Transportation Commission’s top priority for the 91 Project is safety. Remember that the speed limit in the project corridor is 55 mi...

RTA Announces New RapidLink Gold Line Bus Route

Get ready for a bus with faster more frequent service,a modern look and a whole new attitude. Say hello to Rapidlink. The Riverside Transit Agency is proud to launch this premium service, which will employ its own unique brand of Rapidlink buses and stops. The Gold Line is expected to launch in 2017 between Corona Transit Center and UC Riverside (UCR) along Magnolia and University avenues. Rapidlink's weekday service will be frequent with buses departing Corona and UCR every 15 minutes dur...