Friends of the Corona Public Library Expand Fundraising

Founded in 1964, the Friends of the Library, have supported the Corona Public Library through annual donations for books, programs, and building enhancements such as the California Biome murals in the Children's Room and the beloved tropical fish aquarium.  With the dissolution of the Library Foundation, the Friends now include in their mission long-term library growth and adult literacy. In 2016, the Corona Library Foundation membership determined it was not in a position to carry on the Fou...
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Ridgeline Splash Pad Grand Opening

The City of Corona’s newest splash pad will open just in time to beat the heat of summer in Sierra Del Oro! After three months of construction, the Ridgeline Park Splash Pad located at 2850 Ridgeline Drive in Corona [MAP] will open to the public on Monday, July 3, 2017. Residents are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at Ridgeline Park at 10 a.m. that morning. The splash pad includes 20 water features supplying a spray area of approximately 1,300 square feet. The project also comp...
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STAR SPANGLED PET-ACULAR ADOPTION EVENT & SAFETY TIPS

The Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Independence Day with a special Pet Adoption event. What better way to kick off your celebration then by adopting your very own pet-triotic friend! Visit the Corona Animal Shelter Wednesday, June 28 through Monday, July 3 during business hours to adopt any available dog, and/or cat for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter. Normal dog licensing and microchip fees still apply. As you take care of your pet-triotic friends, help take the fear o...
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Amateur Radio Field Day 2017

Members of the Corona Police Department Communication Specialist Volunteers (CSV) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24, 2017 at the Corona Police Department located at 730 Public Safety Way in Corona. The exercise will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday and will continue nonstop for 24 hours until 11 a.m. on Sunday.  Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to sh...
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Homicide Suspect Arrested

On November 23, 2016, at about 7 p.m., Corona Police and Corona Fire responded to a report of an unconscious female with injuries at a home in the 1000 block of E. Grand Blvd. The victim, 46-year-old Sharmon Intili was pronounced deceased at the scene. This investigation, which has been ongoing since the original 9-1-1 call was received, resulted in the service of multiple search warrants at various locations. Detectives have received assistance from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Depart...
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Corona Cool Center

Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It’s Hot! Community Action Partnership of Riverside County is coordinating Cool Centers to provide drop-in sites for vulnerable individuals, seniors, the disabled, and others in need of temporary relief from the heat. Cool Centers will open to the public, in affected areas, when a “Heat Warning” is issued. Watch or listen for the “Heat Warning” on your television, radio, and local newspaper. Hot Weather Tips: Drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol a...
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Fireworks Illegal in Corona! Fines $500+

The City of Corona would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess, discharge or sell fireworks. Residents should adhere to the “no fireworks” law throughout the City of Corona (Corona Municipal Code 9.33.010-9.33.030). Every year, people are seriously injured, property is damaged, and the risk of fires increases due to the illegal use of fireworks. Our extremely dry conditions, due to the drought, create a greater potential for fires caused by fireworks, especially in or near the...
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Skyline Drive 90 Year Anniversary Event

Come be a part of Corona history on Saturday June 10, 2017, as the Corona Partners for Parks & Recreation and the Corona Historic Society will be recreating the Skyline Founders photo on its 90 year anniversary! A photo with Corona residents dressed in clothes from the period will be taken as well as another photo including all Corona residents who come out for the photo shoot. This will take place at the turn in front of Tin Mine Canyon before the fire road heads uphill. Schedule of eve...
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Dad’s Best Friend: Pet Adoption Event

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Father’s Day with a special adoption event. Ties are so last year. This year adopt a shelter pet! Get dad the gift he can enjoy all year long, get dad a new best friend! Visit the Corona Animal Shelter during our Father’s Day Pet Adoption event starting Monday, June 12 through Saturday, June 17. All available dogs and cats can be adopted for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter. Normal dog licensing and microchip fees still apply. ...
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Summer Concerts on the Green

Enjoy an evening of cool tunes and refreshing rhythms at the City of Corona’s Annual Summer Concerts on the Green! Each concert will take place Thursdays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on the South Lawn of Corona City Hall. Arrive early with your chair and blanket to enjoy food and drinks available for purchase. Additionally, the Corona Partners for Parks Foundation will host a Beer/Wine garden for adults to enjoy! The concert series kicks off on July 13 with DSB. The next best thing to Journey, DSB...
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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned

The Corona Police Department Traffic Division will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 9, 2017, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes.  The Corona Police Department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.”  If you take prescription drugs, pa...
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Free Water Saving Devices

Looking for more ways to save water and money?  The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) offers FREE water saving devices to all residents to help make your home more water efficient.  These devices include 5-minute shower timers, low-flow shower heads, bathroom and kitchen faucet aerators, hose nozzles, and toilet dye tabs. 5 minute shower timers – Helps to keep you on track to a short shower. Try to limit your showers to 5 minutes or less. Low-flow showerheads – Low-flow ...
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Flag Day at the Corona Veterans Memorial

Do you celebrate Flag day? June 14 is the birthday of the American flag—or the anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes, the first national flag of the United States. The community is invited to join a special Flag Day Celebration presented by the Masons of Corona this Wednesday, June 14. The presentation will take place at the Corona City Hall South Lawn surrounding the Veterans Memorial [MAP], from 11 a.m. to noon. The presenters will be dressed in 1776 attire and the p...
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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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