Corona Police Department Announces Newest Sergeant

On July 23, 2014, Police Chief Michael Abel announced his newest Sergeant promotion. Sgt. Skip Shatford comes to his new position with over 17 years of experience. Sgt. Shatford started his career in 1997 with the Corona Police Department.

Corona Police Explorers Academy

On July 20, 2014, the Corona Police Department began hosting its fifth police explorer academy. The academy is a week-long and culminates with a graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Thirty-three young men and women are enrolled in this year’s explorer academy. Each day the explorers receive instruction in a class setting, on subjects such as career choices, first aid, leadership, lifetime fitness, handcuffing, K-9 tactics and communications.

Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscaping your home with wildfire safety in mind; selecting materials and plants that can help contain a fire rather than fuel it.

Turn Onto Abbey Road for Concerts on the Green

After a hard day’s night, join the City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department in welcoming Abbey Road to the stage on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

This Beatles tribute band delivers tight harmonies, note-for-note renditions, vintage style clothing, and uncanny resemblances to the iconic British rock ‘n’ roll musical sensation. Continue reading...

Women’s Leadership Luncheon: Your Local Government: Working for You

Have you ever wanted to know more about local government? Would you like to learn about the role of the City Council and how decisions are made? If so, then the next Women’s Leadership Luncheon is for you! On Wednesday, August 6th, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant (1461 Rimpau Avenue), the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona will present “Your Local Government: Working for You” as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. The luncheon will feature Mayor Karen Spiegel who will explain the different forms of government and the role of the City Council.

Things to do in Corona: Take Flight at Fly Corona

Have you ever dreamed of what it would be like to sit in a cockpit and fly a plane? If being a pilot has ever been a dream of yours or perhaps you’re interested in finding a new hobby or adventure, you can learn to fly here in Corona!

Right here in our backyard is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 141 Certificated Flight School, Fly Corona, located at the Corona Municipal Airport.  Continue reading...

National Night Out 2014

The Corona Police Department invites you, your neighbors, and community groups to be a part of National Night Out (NNO), Tuesday, August 5,2014. NNO events are intended to heighten crime and drug awareness, generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. We want to send a message back to criminals letting them know that Corona neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Water is Life Art Poster Contest Finalists and Winner

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) would like to recognize the finalists and winner of the 2014 Water is Life Art Poster Contest. If you would like more information about next year’s contest, click here.

Blood Drive at City Hall

The need for blood increases during the summer months as people are more likely to be traveling and active at this time. These factors increase the risk of being involved in mishaps that require blood transfusion. The City of Corona, in conjunction with LifeStream, will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please click here to schedule an appointment or feel free to walk-in the day of. For every lifesaving donation participants will receive a coupon for a free pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream (while supplies last) and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream’s online donor store at www.LStream.org.

91 Project: Construction Alert #21

Construction Activities - July 21 to July 26, 2014 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will conduct numerous activities on the 91 and 15. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed. Following are details for work taking place Monday night, July 21 to Saturday morning, July 26, 2014.