3rd Annual Women’s Leadership Conference in Corona

The Corona Chamber is excited to announce the 3rd annual Women’s Leadership Conference which will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the Historic Civic Center at 815 W. Sixth St. in Corona. The conference will include: continental breakfast, opening, morning and closing sessions, in addition to six different breakout sessions and lunch. The event will conclude with a wine and dessert reception with Corona Mayor Karen Spiegel, other elected officials and dignitaries.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates in Corona

We can help – get up to $2,000 for buying a new Alternative Fuel Vehicle!!! The City of Corona is offering residents incentives to purchase qualified alternative fuel vehicles from auto dealerships here in town. You may be eligible for a rebate of $2,000 for new alternative fuel vehicle or $1,000 for a qualified used vehicle. The Corona City Council approved $40,000 for this program this fiscal year, July 2014 through June 2015. Residents have already been applying for rebates, so if you’re thinking of purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle, you should consider the City’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program.

CPD Welcomes New K9

On August 8, 2014, the Corona Police Department’s K9 unit welcomed their newest addition.

“Ziggy” is a three year old Dutch Shepherd who will be assigned to his handler, Officer Daniel Matson. They will soon begin their six week Basic K9 Course at Adlerhorst International and upon completion of the class, they will be assigned to patrol duties. Continue reading...

Make Water & Energy Efficient Upgrades with HERO Program

Make water and energy efficiency upgrades at your home with the help of the HERO Program! Did you know that making energy and water efficient upgrades can be simple and easy? Taking on such a large project can be tough on the wallet but there is a solution. Corona residents now qualify for the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) loan program. These low interest rate loans are paid back through your property taxes and are even tax deductible.

91 FWY: Construction Alert #27

Construction Activities – August 16 to August 23, 2014

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will conduct numerous activities on the 15 and the 91. Noise can be expected with these activities. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed. Continue reading...

CNUSD Seeks Applicants for Vacant School Board Seat

Corona-Norco Unified School District Seeks Applicants for Vacant School Board Seat The Corona-Norco Unified School District is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacant School Board position formerly occupied by Michell Skipworth, whose resignation was received by the District on August 4, 2014. She served on the Board of Education for nearly 6 years. The candidate selected to fill the vacancy would assume the seat for the remaining term once held by Mrs. Skipworth which ends in November 2016. Community members interested in assuming a provisional appointment to the school board must meet the following requirements: Provisional Appointee Candidate Eligibility Requirements

CPD Seeks Help in Identifying Auto Theft Suspect

On Aug. 8, 2014, at approximately 5 p.m., Corona Police Officers responded to the 2900 blk. of Breezy Meadow Circle, regarding an auto theft that had just occurred. The suspect walked into an open garage and stole the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle was eventually located in the Crossings Shopping Center where the victim’s credit card had already been used at several stores. The suspect is described as a bald white or Hispanic male adult, last seen wearing a dark shirt, khaki shorts, and black shoes.

SoCalGas Offers Customer Assistance Programs

The Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) is providing some much needed support to the families in our community that may easily qualify for SoCalGas company’s Customer Assistance programs.

Community members may be eligible for a 20% discount on their monthly natural gas bill at their primary residence. SoCalGas customers may also receive a discount on their Service Establishment Charge when starting new service. Continue reading...

Estancia Del Sol Senior Living Opens Leasing Center

Estancia Del Sol, WESTliving’s newest senior living community is pleased to announce the opening of their Leasing Center. The Leasing Center is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and welcomes prospective residents and families to drop by for a glimpse of the exceptional lifestyle, amenities and innovative programs Estancia Del Sol has to offer.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint this Friday

Corona Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on 08-15-14, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely.