91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

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Now at 80 percent complete, the 91 Project in Corona is preparing for the “Main Push,” with traffic lanes being shifted or “pushed” toward the outer shoulders, and heavy construction occurring near Main Street. During the weekend of August 26 through August 29, 2016, crews will conduct the following “Main Push” activities:   Completion of the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp and off-ramp, with new connections at Second Street. This will require full closures of these ramp...
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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Corona Police Department shows zero tolerance in its goal to end drunk driving The Corona Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs Aug. 19 –Sept. 5, 2016. During this time, law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with sobriety...
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Free College Planning Night, September 7

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A college degree is one of the best investments you can ever provide for your child. Knowing how much to save, where to save, and how to save is just a start. The best time to take your first steps towards developing a college plan is when your child takes his/her first steps. The Heartland Institute of Financial Education (HIFE), a National 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is hosting a free College Planning Night. HIFE's mission is to promote financial literacy across America. Their mission ...
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Free Landscape Class for September!

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The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting California Friendly Landscape Training classes this September. The landscape classes are designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinking Elements of Your Site Right Plant, Right Place Using Rai...
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Nighttime Full Closure of Westbound 91 at the 71 – Aug. 13-14

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Full closure of westbound 91 at the 71, from Saturday, August 13 at 11 pm to Sunday, August 14 at 7 am. The closure is needed to remove overhead sign structures west of Green River Road. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 The following ramps also will be closed to support the westbound 91 closure: Southbound 71 to westbound 91 connector Green River Road westbound off-ra...
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Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program

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Lawn Mower Exchange -- Registration is Open! Are you looking to save some green?  The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is hosting the 2016 September/October Lawn Mower Exchange Program. Trade in your old, operable gas-powered lawn mower and replace it with a high performance battery-electric lawn mower. Choose from three brands and seven models. They are all cordless, quitter than gas mowers and environmentally friendly. The seven (7) electric mower models to choose...
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The Fall Corona Connection is here!

The Fall Corona Connection is here!
The Corona Public Library & Recreation Services Department Corona Connection Fall Brochure is here! Look inside to find city news, events, activities, and classes for residents of all ages! Check out the brochure to see a complete list of all offered classes and activities. Don't forget to attend the Recreation Expo on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Circle City Center (365 N. Main) to learn more! Attendees will get to meet the class instructors, view and parti...
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After-school is Cool at Corona Teen Zone!

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services department is launching a free after-school program for intermediate students: Corona Teen Zone (CTZ). Operating at two sites, the Corona Public Library and the Auburndale Community Center, CTZ offers 7th and 8th graders a multitude of activities: a safe place to hang-out with friends, homework help, computer and Internet access for research and recreation, crafts and activities, gaming, a book club, a movie club, a monthly magazine, and volunte...
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Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, eastbound 91 will be closed at Maple Street on Tuesday night, August 9, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to either of two detour routes: 1.   Exit Maple Street and re-enter eastbound 91 at the Paseo Grande on-ramp. 2.   Exit Maple Street, follow Sixth Street to El Sobrante Road, head south to Magnolia Avenue, head east to enter I-15 and then head north on I-15 to re-enter eastbound...
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2016-2017 Kids Club After-School Recreation program

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Kids Club Has Got Your Back…  Back to school that is. The City of Corona is currently accepting registration for the 2016-2017 Kids Club After-School Recreation program. This after-school program is conveniently run at eight (8) school sites throughout the community: Cesar Chavez Academy, Corona Ranch Elementary, Foothill Elementary, McKinley Elementary, Orange Elementary, Prado View Elementary, Susan B. Anthony Elementary, and Wilson Elementary. Recreation Staff supervise participants from dis...
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Shark bite survivor and recreation instructor returns to teach

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“I just remember something engulfing me around the mid-section, and then letting go,” says Maria Korcsmaros, Corona Recreation Instructor and resident. Maria was attacked by a 9-foot Great White shark on May 29th while training for an upcoming Ironman Triathlon 150 yards off the shore of Corona del Mar State Beach. She was doing a two-mile swim when she felt the bite and the shark’s teeth going into her midsection. Maria instantly knew she had to get to the lifeguard boat that was 100 yar...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments August 5th

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Due to the detection of West Nile virus activity, the District will perform adult mosquito spray treatments on August 5th, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans through an infected adult mosquito bite. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Aubur...
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Final Summer Concert on the Green August 4, 2016

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The City of Corona is hosting its final 2016 Summer Concert this Thursday, August 4, 2016 on the South Lawn of City Hall, 400 S. Vicentia Avenue. Kids Rock Free (KRF), a Corona-based non-profit dedicated to music education in our community, will kick-start the show at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainment. At 6:55 p.m. join the Corona Police Department for a special filming for the “Running Man Challenge” in which Police Officers and the crowd will be invited to show off their dancing ...
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Corona Library is getting a landscape facelift!

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Great news! The Corona Public Library is going to get a landscape facelift! In the coming weeks, you will see some construction activities going on around the Library as the City of Corona installs new water-wise landscaping. Since the Corona Public Library is such a popular destination and is located in the heart of the community, this is an excellent spot to showcase beautiful low-water use plants and irrigation methods. The garden will be in the areas immediately surrounding the building, ...
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Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project: Temporary Full Street Closure at Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue for Two Weeks

Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project Temporary Full Street Closure at Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue for Two Weeks
As part of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project, the contractor will be widening and paving at the intersection of Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue. The intersection will be closed temporarily for two weeks. There will be temporary noise from the equipment, truck back-up alarms and work crews are anticipated during the working hours. Work will commence Tuesday, August 2, 2016 through Tuesday August 16, 2016 and the anticipated work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (see map ...
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