Summerfest – Summer Reading Program

Kick off your summer at the Corona Public Library by signing up for the Summerfest 2017 and Summer Reading Program, online or in person. All ages and abilities will play, create, take in matinees and special performances, and all for doing what they already love to do...READ! This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is Read by Design which offers reading incentives for all ages. Join the Kick-off Party on Monday, June 5 at the library, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Summerfest 2017 includes an arra...
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Independence Day Offers Unlimited Fun in Corona

The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department is hosting its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 1, 2017 with our annual Main Street Parade, Family Festival, and Fireworks. The Main Street Parade begins at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Ontario and and moves north to Olive Street. The endless amount of fun will continue at the Family Festival at Santana Park (Map) starting at 4 p.m. with the newest addition of fun zone wristbands for unlimited acce...
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Get your Independence Day Fun Zone Wristbands Now!

The City of Corona is hosting its annual Independence Day Festival on Saturday, July 1 at Santana Park, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and we have a great deal for you—ride all the rides and attractions you want for three hours for one low price! For the first time ever, we are selling wristbands for unlimited rides and attractions during the Independence Day Festival. Wristbands are only usable on the day of the event from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wristbands must be pre-purchased by Friday, June 30, at the...
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Corona Independence Day Rocks with Local Talent

The Corona Independence Day Celebration takes place on Saturday, July 1st at Santana Park and it’s an event that’s sure to rock! Corona based bands, Cutting Edge from the Kids Rock Free School of Music and Yard Sale will be appearing on the Festival stage to bring some hot beats and cool songs to this year’s Celebration! The entertainment begins at 5PM with Cutting Edge from the Kids Rock Free School of Music. The band is comprised of six members that have studied their music at the Kids Rock...
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Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire

Saturday, June 3, 2017 the Corona Heritage Park will host the Annual Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. As always, the Faire is free!  Since the turn of the 21st Century, the Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire has been a window into the past, showcasing the Heritage Park & Museum, and bringing together antiques vendors and enthusiasts throughout the region. Providing opportunities in cultural discovery, the event brings a venue of exploration into art...
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Corona Swears In Six New Police Chiefs

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, six new “Police Chiefs” were sworn in at Jameson Park in Corona after successfully completing a challenging testing process. Our newest Chiefs, elementary students Abbie Leatherman, Kingston Holcomb, Tristan Spears, Emerson Tavares, and Megan Witte, along with Kingston’s mom, Theresa Holcomb, successfully reached that rank by running a total of 50 miles with the Run with ACOP program and 100 miles with the 100-Mile club during the 2016-2017 school year. Corona’s Chief...
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Pool & Spa Cover Rebates

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) has partnered with Western Municipal Water District to offer up to a $50 rebate on pool covers and up to a $25 rebate on spa covers.  A total of up to $75 is available for a rebate on both pool and spa covers.  Having a cover on your pool or spa can reduce evaporation by 70-90% which can also lower your chemical costs and electric bill. Purchase your pool or spa cover today to get your rebate before the hottest days of summer hit!  For mo...
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Senior Center Travel Program Heads to the Zoo & Botanical Gardens

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4p.m., the Senior Travel Program “Explore. Dream. Discover.” will journey to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Explore multiple exhibits of animals from all over the world. Visit the native, succulent, cactus and cycad gardens. While you’re there, hop aboard the Safari Shuttle ($1.50), which circles the park. Shuttle ticket allows riders to hop off and on all day at six different stops. Pack a picnic lunch or dine at The Zoo Grill, Reggie’s Bistro...
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FATAL PEDESTRIAN HIT AND RUN UPDATE

On May 6, 2017, at about 11:44 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a 911 call reporting a hit and run collision with a person laying in the roadway in the 800 block of Avenida Del Vista in Corona.  When officers and paramedics arrived, they found Jonathan Santos-Cantu, a 20-year-old Corona resident, suffering from major trauma. Santos-Cantu was transported to Corona Regional Hospital where he died from his injuries. The on-going investigation revealed that Santos-Cantu was struck a...
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Foothill / Skyline Parking Extension

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, City Council approved the installation of additional parking along the south side of Foothill Parkway from Trudy Way to Elysia Street, and the restriction of parking along Trudy Way, Elysia Street, and Skyline Drive.  The additional parking on Foothill Parkway will provide 75 more parking spaces in that area, and the re-striping operations are currently underway.    In addition, the “No Parking” signs are being installed along Trudy Way, and installation is expected to...
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Court Upholds Corona’s Billboard Ban & Awards City $357,000 in Attorney Fees

The Riverside Superior Court has upheld the City of Corona’s billboard ban in a protracted legal challenge brought against Alex M. Garcia, the owner of AMG Outdoor Advertising, Inc. and Rockefellas bar, after he illegally erected a billboard in the dark of night without obtaining state or local permits. The court found that the City’s ban is constitutional under both the federal and state constitutions, and awarded reasonable attorney fees in the amount of $357,000 to the City as the prevailing ...
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8th Annual Lobsterfest

The lobsters are back in town! The Rotary Club of Corona presents its 8th Annual Lobsterfest at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20th, at the Corona City Hall South Lawn (MAP). Enjoy all you can eat Maine lobster and steak for $75 per person, live music as well as live and silent auctions throughout the evening. Tickets can be purchased online. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Corona Rotary charities. About the Corona Rotary Club “The World’s Greatest Rotary Club” was founded in 1922...
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Splash Pad Coming to Ridgeline Park

Cool down this summer with Corona's newest splash pad! The new splash pad will be coming to the Sierra Del Oro area at Corona's Ridgeline Park later this summer. The City Council awarded the bid of the Splash Pad Project to California Waters at the April 5, 2017 Council Meeting.  The project started construction on April 24, 2017 and has an anticipated completion date of June 30, 2017! The splash pad will include 20 water features supplying a spray area of approximately 1,256 square feet. ...
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National Police Week and Memorial

Police Memorial Day is every May 15th and the week surrounding that day is deemed “National Police Week.” This year, National Police Week is May 14 – May 20, 2017. Aside from the National Police Memorial held on May 15th, there will be several local and state police memorials conducted the entire month. On Monday, May 22, 2017, Riverside County law enforcement agencies and surviving family members will remember those peace officers who died in the line of duty. This solemn ceremony at the “Sa...
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Citrus Splash Zone Open for Summer!

The City of Corona’s Citrus Splash Zone is ready to help cool down Corona! Summer fun is in season and as of May 1, 2017  the Citrus Splash Zone is officially open for the summer! Located in Citrus Park at 1250 Santana Way [MAP], the Citrus Splash Zone features a number of water features including spraying jets and water cannons - making it a cool and fun activity for all ages to enjoy! The splash pad is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 1st to Sept. 30th. The Citrus Splash Zone has a s...
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