Corona Selected to Join National What Works Cities Initiative

CORONA SELECTED TO JOIN NATIONAL WHAT WORKS CITIES INITIATIVE Seventy-Seven Cities Now Committed to Making Government More Effective Using Data and Evidence Today, Mayor Dick Haley announced that Corona has been selected as one of 10 new cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities (WWC) initiative – one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector. Corona will receive technical assistance from world-class expert...
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National Library Week

The Corona Public Library will be hosting six free events April 10-15 to celebrate library services! Included in the celebration will be the Corona Symphony Wind Quintet on Monday April 10, NASA’s Discovery Dome on Tuesday April 11, the Level Up Gaming Truck on Wednesday April 12, and a Creative Souls Painting Party for adults on April 13. Start your weekend off Friday April 14 at the second Annual Dance Your Tax Write-Off karaoke and dance party with DJ D-Dizzle. To conclude the celebration ...
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Fatal Traffic Collision on West 6th Street

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:10 AM, the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist in the 1200 block of W. Sixth Street. Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist deceased.  Subsequently, West Sixth Street was closed to traffic in both directions between Lincoln and Sherman for the investigation. Based on witness statements, the motorcyclist was traveling west on Sixth St. in the number two lan...
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Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle

The Corona Senior Center invites you to “Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle.” Led by volunteer instructor, Geri Fox, this new six-week program allows the gathering of women to share their dreams, unburden themselves of worry, sorrow, or other issues while gently stretching their bodies. The program launches on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. There will be a class demonstration on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. Come out to the Senior Center to get a glimpse of the program! Participants...
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Corona-Norco Day of the Child

Save the date for the 25th Annual "Corona-Norco Day of the Child" on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. This special event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Corona City Park (Map). This FREE event is for children and their families.  Annually, over 80 local organizations are available to provide information on  family resources in our community.  This is a FREE event (except for food sales) for the children and families in the Corona-Norco vicinity.  Activities such as pony rides, petting zoo, ...
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Music is in the Air at the Corona Senior Center

Do you enjoy creating melodies or playing cover songs? If so, the Corona Senior Center invites you to be part of the Acoustic Music Circle. The Acoustic Music Circle is the place to share and create music with others. Bring your acoustic and rhythm instruments, your voice, and a song. All levels are welcome! Songs will be rotated around the Circle so bring lead sheets, sheet music, or be prepared to share the chords with the group. The Acoustic Music Circle is held on the first Wednesday of e...
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Spring Cleaning: Clear Clutter with a Yard Sale

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing: It's time for spring cleaning! No matter how hard we try, it is almost inevitable that we accumulate more than we need throughout the year, so while you clean your home and clear clutter, consider having a garage/yard sale to give your items a new home. But before you hold your sale in Corona, remember that the City has a few requirements and tips to help make it a success. For starters, a permit, which can be obtained on the City's websi...
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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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Christmas Miracle in March: Boy finds lost wallet in an unexpected place

On a busy day while doing some Christmas shopping with his Family at Dos Lagos in Corona, 8-year-old  Royce Sanchez lost his wallet which held over $100 in it which he intended to spend on Christmas gifts as well as a Toys R us gift card, Target gift card, and most importantly his lucky $2 bill his daddy gave to him. The family hadn't realized the wallet was missing until nearly a week later when they tried their best to backtrack their activities and called around to stores to no avail. Royce...
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Comedy 4A Cause with Fritz Coleman

Enjoy Comedy 4A Cause! Join the very funny, popular NBC4 Weathercaster, Fritz Coleman as he shares his quirky sense of humor in efforts to support Peppermint Ridge. Peppermint Ridge is a Corona non-profit organization providing loving homes and empowering support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. This special event will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Corona Historic Civic Center Theater (Map). General tickets are only $50 per person with After-Sh...
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New 91 Lanes to open March 20 – Expect Heavy Work to Prepare for Opening

Mark your calendar! The Riverside County Transportation Commission has set March 20 as the opening date for the new 91 Express Lanes and general purpose lanes in Corona. Westbound lanes are planned to open by 4 a.m., and eastbound lanes are planned to open by 5 a.m.. RCTC’s $1.4 billion 91 Project extends the 91 Express Lanes eight miles to Interstate 15 in Riverside County, adds general purpose lanes between the 71 and I-15, and provides a tolled express connector between the 91 and I-15. Th...
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Child Endangerment/Illegal Dumping Investigation Ends In Arrests

On March 6, 2017 the Corona Police Department received information through social media avenues that there were two uploaded YouTube videos that depicted dangerous driving behavior involving children. The two videos showed a family filling the back of a white Dodge pick-up truck with Orbeez, which are a gel type material that absorbs water and swells 100- 300 times its original volume. The videos show the truck bed of the Dodge filled with water and Orbeez, with a young child and an adult, lying...
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Corona Youth Basketball is a Slam Dunk

The final buzzer sounded on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 ending another successful season of the City of Corona's Youth Basketball program. For nearly four months, players ranging in ages 6 to 14 years old practiced, trained, worked hard, and applied their skills in exciting games that culminated in a single-elimination playoff series. The Youth Basketball program consisted of four divisions divided by age and a Challengers division for those with special needs. Teams were led by dedicated volun...
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Independence Day Parade 2017 Applications

On Saturday, July 1,2017 the City of Corona invites you to the annual Main Street USA Independence Day Parade! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation. Drawing more than 4,000 families, friends, and neighbors, the Parade takes place on Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets. This year’s Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 1st.   Applications for parade entry are available through the Corona Library and Recreat...
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Illegal Marijuana Dispensary Bust

In early February, the Corona Police Department’s Vice Narcotics Unit began a joint investigation with Code Enforcement into marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the City of Corona in violation of the City Municipal Code (CMC), state, and federal law.  Several businesses have been identified as illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. The business owners and property owners have been served cease and desist letters by the City Attorney’s Office, and they have been issued administrati...
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