National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Did you know that March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? The City of Corona invites you to celebrate the holiday by strolling in one of the City’s 35 parks! Walking is a low impact exercise that most people can enjoy. It’s a great foundation for an active lifestyle whose benefits include a lower stress level, decreases in blood pressure, and weight loss. The City of Corona maintains 35 parks with a variety of amenities such as picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields, basketb...
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Drip Irrigation Class February 4th!

Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, overspray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency; that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To help our residents, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is offering a program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard fro...
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Help Rebuild Corona’s Forgotten Veterans Memorial Wall

  Corona Historic Preservation Society (CHPS) is seeking the community’s assistance to preserve another piece of Corona history, the Veterans Memorial Wall at Butterfield Park! In August of 1968, seven of Corona’s very own had been killed in the Vietnam War. That same year, Rena Parker, Corona’s first female mayor, sought to establish a 20-acre memorial section of the new Butterfield Stage Park with the center piece being a memorial wall.  A wall design was chosen on Oct. 3, 1969 and ...
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Promote and Improve Literacy on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 is “Giving Tuesday” and the Corona Public Library has several ways for you to give to help improve local literacy. “Black Friday” weekend shopping is over and “Cyber Monday” is underway. Hopefully, you’ve checked most things off your holiday list, and perhaps one of the few remaining items is to help others. This is the perfect time of year to do just that, and on “Giving Tuesday” the Library provides you the opportunity to check that off your list as well. Adopt...
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Picnic Shelter Rentals

Get out—and enjoy Corona's beautiful public parks! If you're looking for the perfect place to hold your next birthday party or family gathering, look no further than your local city parks. We're sure you'll see the perfect place for your event - and budget! Corona’s parks feature a wide array of amenities including jogging courses, playground equipment, soccer/baseball/softball fields, basketball/tennis courts, and ADA accessibility. Check online to view individual park amenities.  ...
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Public Safety Day

The Corona Fire and Police Departments invite you to attend the annual Public Safety Day on October 1, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Join them for a day of fun, education, and excitement for the entire family at The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center in front of the Kohl’s and Ross Stores, at Cajalco Road and I-15 (Map). This free event is family friendly and will feature Children’s activities  and information booths of many public safety related topics. Fire Prevention Emergency Re...
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Corona’s Rental Facilities – Plan ahead for your Holiday Parties

Explore The City of Corona's Rental Facilities, avoid the stress of last minute booking and reserve your venue in advance! To view a downloadable Corona Facilities Brochure– Click here. Plan ahead--reserve your venue today! Download the application and fee schedule Competed application, $5.00 application fee and deposit are due a minimum of 30 days prior to reservation date. Cancellation fees may apply. A reduced rental rate is available for 501 (c)3 non‐profit organizations. Applic...
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Free Landscape Class for September!

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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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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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, ...
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55 Things to do during the 55 hour 91 Fwy Closure

Have you heard the news? Are you planning ahead? A full closure of eastbound and westbound 91 between the 71 and I-15 will occur from Friday, February 19, 2016 at 9 pm to Monday, February 22, 2016 at 4 am. The 55-hour weekend closure of the 91 will allow crews to consolidate three major construction activities and help ensure the safety of project crews and motorists by eliminating the possibility of conflicts. Because of the impact that a full closure will have on this heavily traveled r...
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City Launches Opendata Interface for Financial Transparency

On Jan. 15, 2016 the City of Corona will launch the latest feature in its quest for open government, Open Budget and Open Checkbook, powered by Socrata. The City of Corona is introducing this online interactive tool as a part of a first phase of a citywide coordinated effort to provide greater transparency and foster an environment of openness in regards to the interworkings of local government. This is a step toward promoting both efficiency and effectiveness in the way the City of Coron...
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Explore Corona’s Historic Districts

New signs started popping up all over town about a month ago. What are they, you ask? These new signs are intended to clearly identify the locations of the ten Registered Historic Districts named by the city, beginning in 2001 when the Corona Register of Historic Resources was created. The signs identify the specific name of the district as well as directional arrows and further descriptive text. The Corona Historic Preservation Society (CHPS) developed this idea upon realizing that the distr...
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Beneficial Bug Farm at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

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Everyone knows the Corona Heritage Park contains Corona's history museum, historic buildings, beautiful old trees, and some of the most unique education resources in town; but did you know the former lemon ranch has been home to a commercial insectory for almost 40 years? Hidden in mysterious buildings erected in last century's teens and twenties are the inner workings of a very successful bug farm. Please take a look at this month's video segment, crawling with interesting entomological info...
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RV Dump Station in Corona!

  California is home to many national parks and campgrounds and Corona is lucky enough to be in a great location that we can take family vacations to these beautiful get-a-ways without having to travel too far. Many of us look forward to the warm summer months so we can pack up our camping gear, RVs, and toy haulers and head out to spend some time with the ones we love most in different scenery other than our 91 freeway commute. But after all adventures with our RVs and Toy Haulers co...
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