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...

91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

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...

Corona Library is getting a landscape facelift!

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, ...

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 ...

Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project Major Weekend Paving Operations August 6 – August 28

As part of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project, construction crews will commence paving operations on weekends which includes laying down approximately 4,000 tons of asphalt per day on Saturdays and Sundays with an estimated 24 trucks per hour hauling in the asphalt. Please be advised that there will be a temporary increase in noise from equipment operations. The hauling operation route will take place from the I-15, to Foothill Parkway, then exit out to Green River Road and back ...

Corona City Park Gains Ion Water Exchange Facility & New Basketball Courts

You may have noticed some construction happening at the Corona City Park. Maybe you noticed the basketball courts are missing? Have no fear, the hoops won't be gone forever, but they are being relocated. Why? Because the City of Corona Department of Water and Power is building an ion exchange facility at City Park. The ion exchange facility will help to increase local water supplies by treating water from groundwater wells. As part of the project, the basketball and volleyball courts will...

Green River Road Widening Project Nears Completion

The Green River Road Widening Project is almost complete!  With about one month left in the project schedule, the newly-widened portion of Green River Road will boast six lanes of travel (three in each direction) between State Route 91 and Palisades Drive.  In addition, a new traffic signal has been installed at Green River Road and Palisades Drive and will be activated later this month.  The signal at Green River Road and Dominguez Ranch Road will also be modified to maximize the efficient flow...

CPUC to hold Environmental Review Workshop to Address Edison Substation

UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect the second informational meeting that has been added.   Southern California Edison (SCE) has submitted an application to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for approval to construct the Circle City Substation and Mira Loma-Jefferson 66 kV Subtransmission Line Project in Corona.  The substation is planned to be located near the intersection of Magnolia and Promenade, just south of East Sixth Street, and the high voltage lines ...

Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project 50 Percent Complete

The Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project is nearing its 50 percent completion and is on budget. The long-anticipated project, which has been a part of the Sierra Del Oro Master Planned Community since the 1980s, is scheduled to be completed in December 2016. The Foothill Westerly Extension Project is located in the southern portion of the City of Corona along the base of the Santa Ana Mountains in the Cleveland National Forest, and inv olves the extension of Foothill Parkway as a four...

Citrus Circle Apartments Grand Opening

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Corona's newest affordable housing development, Citrus Circle Apartments, held their grand opening last week. The new community which was brought to the city by C&C Development and Orange Housing Development Corp. includes 61 brand new apartments and 19 additional refurbished apartments from an existing building. The Citrus Circle project has one, two and three bedroom apartments, a community room, a barbecue pavilion, and a tot lot. The project also includes a partnership with the Corona...

Parking Lot Improvements Coming to Lincoln Park

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The City of Corona Maintenance Services Department would like to announce parking lot improvements scheduled to take place at Lincoln Park which will include the addition of nine new parking spaces as well as a trash enclosure. Construction is expected to begin in the next two weeks, and will be completed by June 30. Construction will only occur Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During construction, the existing parking lot on Citron Street will be closed, as well as the sidewalk...

Palisades at Sierra Del Oro Offers Residents New Luxury Rentals

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Palisades at Sierra Del Oro had brought a new rental community into Corona that offers luxury lifestyle amenities and fulfills a demand for high-quality rental homes in the region. Located off of Palisades Drive these 288 for-lease luxury apartments at Palisades at Sierra Del Oro are complete with for-sale quality finishes and amenities including expansive 9-foot ceilings and open concept living areas. The community features six floor plan choices including one-, two- and three-bedroom option...

Sonic Drive-in is Now Open in Corona

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Sonic Drive-in has opened with much anticipation that has built up in the community since last year's announcement. The drive-in is a  first of its kind in Corona and will be one of four Sonics, so far in Riverside and San Diego Counties, built in a new model to include internal seating as well as traditional car hop stations. The eatery is located at 1202 Magnolia Avenue [MAP] and is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Saturday to Sunday 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. Be sure to stop...

Estancia Del Sol Senior Living Opens Leasing Center

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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. “Interest level has exceeded expectations,” said Carrie Compton, Sales Director.  The Marketing team is already taking reservations for prefer...

Townhomes Coming to North Main

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The Townhomes at Main will bring 45 attached townhomes to a 3.8 acre lot on North Main Street in Corona. The residential townhome development aims to bring 13 two-bedroom, 16 three-bedroom, and 16 four or more bedroom units to the currently vacant land located on the west side of N Main Street north of Parkridge Avenue [MAP]. The land was previously designated for Commercial Retail use and the North Main Street Specific Plan was amended to rezone the space for Single Family Condominium by ...