Highway Fire Update

Update as of April 20 @ 8:30 a.m. - The Highway Fire is holding at 1020 acres with 35 percent containment. All evacuations have been lifted. All road closures were lifted as of 6 p.m. on April 19. Please drive cautiously and yield to fire equipment on roadways. There continues to be low lying smoke in the surrounding communities. Residents with sensitivity to smoke should be cautioned about heavy smoke in the fire area and beyond to neighboring communities.

Women’s Luncheon Series: The Importance of Followup Strategies

Join us Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant where the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona, presents "3 Follow Up Strategies To Get More Clients and Close More Sales” as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. Our special guest is Wanda Allen, National Speaker, Coach and Author, will share her proven follow up system and strategies that are tried, tested, proven and effective. These strategies will dramatically increase sales, significantly increase pipelines and strengthen relationships.

Friends and Faith; Together But Not The Same

Corona teen, Isabelle Richards, and the Corona Norco Interfaith Association (CNIA) have teamed up to take this theme to a new level. On Saturday May 9 they will host “Friends And Faith; Together But Not The Same” a free, interactive, interfaith activity for Corona and Norco middle and high school aged youth.

Relay for Life: Register Your Team Now!

The Corona Relay for Life is hosting its 16th year here in Corona and it's time to register your teams! The Relay will be held May 16-17 starting at 9 a.m. at Santana Park in Corona.

Corona PD Officer and Citizen Rescue Trapped Driver from Burning Car

On Thursday March 5th, 2015 at 11:53 pm, Corona Police were dispatched to a 911 call about a vehicle fire. Officer Michael Neff arrived and saw a white Ford Escape crashed into a tree and its engine fully engulfed in flames. Two local citizens were already attempting to assist the trapped driver. Officer Neff attempted to extinguish the fire with the help of the two citizens. Officer Neff, Citizen Kenneth Lee and an unidentified citizen had just enough time to rescue the driver from the burning car and carry her to safety before the vehicle became fully engulfed with flames.

Prepare Young Drivers with “Drive 4 Life”

The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its “Drive 4 Life” teen driver safety program Saturday, May 9, 2015. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.

2015 National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week

During the week of April 12-18, the Corona Police Department is proud to support and show appreciation to our hard-working men and women of the Corona Animal Services and Enforcement Animal Control 1Unit as we celebrate the 2015 Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. These employees devote huge amounts of time and resources, while they serve the Corona community.

2015 National Public Safety Dispatcher Appreciation Week

During the week of April 12-18, we are proud to support our CPD Dispatchers for the 2015 National Public Safety Dispatcher Appreciation Week. Public Safety Dispatchers are the ones who answer most of the incoming calls to Corona PD and relay important information to our officers in the field.

Talbert Announces Management Team Appointments

Corona, CA- Darrell Talbert has announced the selection of his management team. Current Police Chief Michael Abel and current Administrative Services Director Kerry Eden have been appointed as Assistant City Managers effective April 17, coinciding with Talbert’s first official day as City Manager for the City of Corona. As part of continued cost containment measures, Abel and Eden will continue to oversee their respective departments as well as their newly appointed roles.

Vintage Home Tour 2015

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate National Preservation Month and step back in time in Corona’s history by strolling through five vintage structures on Saturday, May 2, 2015. A designated drop-off area will be available at all five properties for those who need the convenience.

Circle City Chorale Spring Concert

Circle City Chorale (C3), Circle City Singers, and the newly-formed Circle City Children’s Choir (C4) are all set for their spring show coming up Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17. C3 will be performing music in a variety of styles to please every taste. C4 will have its own set and perform in the same vein. To anchor the show, the combined choirs will sing “Happy,” the Grammy award-winning song by Pharrell Williams. This will be an experience sure to get you on your feet and bring a smile to your face.

Power outage? Check those sprinklers!

Have you had a power outage recently? Have you noticed your sprinklers running more than normal? We want to take a moment to remind you that a power outage can cause your irrigation controller to reset to the default settings, which may cause you to exceed your water budget.

91 Project: Sound Wall Removal

Motorists and residents will begin seeing the removal of additional sound walls along the 91 roadway this month as part of the 91 Project. The remaining portion of an existing sound wall will be removed near the eastbound off-ramp near Serfas Club Drive. An additional sound wall will be removed near the Smith Avenue overcrossing, south of the 91.

National Library Week and Teen Art Festival

It’s time to celebrate National Library Week! April 12 to April 18 are the official dates but the Corona Public Library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) is kicking it off a day early on Saturday, April 11 with a Teen Art Festival in the Community Room.

Meals on Wheels Seeks Volunteers to Expand into Corona

LAFF will be working with the Riverside Meals on Wheels to expand into Corona. In order to accomplish this, the partnership will not be successful without lots of dependable and committed volunteers. LAFF will also need financial donations to assist with the expansion into Corona. If you are also interested, please join us Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.