Corona PD Honored at LEAC

On Thursday, April 28, 2017 several members of the Corona Police Department were honored by the Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee(LEAC). LEAC’s goal is to bridge our communities and business partnerships to give thanks to those officers that show a deep commitment to serving our communities of Western Riverside County. Honorees are recognized in the categories of Valor, Lifetime Achievement, Investigative Excellence, Excellence in Community Service, and Distinguished K9 Team. The followi...
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Water is Life Poster Contest Winner Announced

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce that the 2017 “Water is Life” Art Poster Contest was a success! Corona students from kindergarten through 12th grade submitted over 400 beautiful posters for consideration.  All of the posters were creative and unique in their own way and each sent a special message about the importance of saving water. We are so proud of our Corona students for understanding why water is a precious resource to life. DWP would like ...
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Save the Date: 2017 State of the City Address

The City of Corona will be hosting the Mayor's Annual State of the City Address on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Corona City Council Chambers at Corona City Hall [MAP]. Honorable Mayor Dick Haley will be presenting 'Corona: A Grand Partnership' aimed to bring together the community to celebrate accomplishments, review the City's current standing, and preview the year ahead.  The event is free and open to the public, however we ask that you please RSVP online here. Following the...
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INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS SOON

Is your organization or team participating in the Main Street Independence Day Parade? If so, take advantage of the early bird price of $45 by submitting your application by Friday, April 28, 2017! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation by marching in the Main Street Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 1st. The annual event draws 4,000 spectators to Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets to cheer on their family...
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The Grand Tour: History, Heritage & Architecture of the Circle City

The Corona Historic Preservation Society is hosting the Grand Tour: a curbside view of the history, heritage and architecture of the Circle City. The event will be held May 13, 2017 as a variety of bus tours will begin at the Corona Heritage Park in Corona and begin on a tour through our historic district. Tour times include 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tickets are for sale online, at the Corona Heritage Park, and at the Corona Chamber of Commerce. Pre-sale tickets are $15 and will i...
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Hit & Run Collision

On Friday, April 21, 2017 at about 4:45 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a report of a hit-and-run traffic collision at the intersection of West Sixth Street and Vicentia Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult female pedestrian in the roadway with major injuries. The victim was taken to Riverside Community Hospital where she is being treated. Her condition is unknown at this time. Video surveillance cameras of the intersection showed a black Mercedes Benz SUV, possibly a 2005 ...
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National Drug Take Back Initiative

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding their Eleventh Annual National Take Back Initiative event. The goal of the program is to allow Southern Californians to deliver all of their unused, unwanted, or expired medications to law enforcement officials who can, in turn, dispose of these controlled substances in a secure and non-hazardous manner, potentially saving lives and protecting the ecosystem, while educating the general public about the pote...
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C-SPAN to Visit Corona to Honor StudentCam Documentary Winners

C‑SPAN and Spectrum will visit Centennial High School on Thursday, April 20, 2017 to honor local winners for C‑SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition, StudentCam. During the visit a C‑SPAN Representative will present a StudentCam certificate of merit to Gianna Tran and Aram Ramirez during ceremonies in front of classmates, teachers and family members to recognize their winning achievement in the national competition. (The winning video will also be viewed during the congratulatory e...
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Circle City Chorale Spring Concert May 20

The community is invited to the annual spring concert “Unity in Song!” Circle City Chorale (C3), Circle City Singers, and the newly-formed Circle City Children’s Choir (C4) are all set for the concert set for May 20, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Corona (MAP) Sing * Soar * Inspire is the choirs’ motto and the members truly believe it.  “Circle City Chorale offers something really special to the Inland Empire,” says C3 member Erick Lange, “It’s an opportunity to advance the musical arts ...
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Fatal Traffic Collision on River Road

On Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:07 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist at River Road and Cota Street. Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist deceased. Subsequently, River Road was closed to traffic in both directions between Cota Street and Main Street for an investigation. Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, the motorcyclist was traveling east on River Roa...
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Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Survey

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update The City of Corona is conducting a 5 year update to our Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The intent of the plan is to help identify, reduce or remove long-term risk and protect people and property from the effects of events like earthquake, fire, flood, terrorism, etc.  Under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390), State, Local and Tribal governments are required to develop a hazard mitigation plan to be eligible for cert...
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FREE EBOOK AND AUDIOBOOK SERVICES AT THE LIBRARY

The library is happy to announce that the cloudLibrary has been chosen as the exclusive platform for eBooks and downloadable audiobooks! Corona Public Library is delighted that patrons are using our services as their source for eBooks and audiobooks. Current users of the cloudLibrary have raved of its simplicity. For those who are new to the cloudLibrary system, they can visit www.YourCloudLibrary.com to get set up. Titles that were purchased for Overdrive will soon be transferred to the c...
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Corona Public Library Lends its Support to Donate Life Month in April

Corona Public Library will be joining with thousands of community partners around the country in flying a “Donate Life” flag during the month of April. A flag raising ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017. The flag is a visible and unifying statement about the importance of donation and celebrates the hundreds of thousands of donors and recipients whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donation. On display in the Corona Public Library lobby is the Rose Pa...
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Corona PD & Corona Fire Participate in Every 15 Minutes Program

Last week the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department in conjunction with the Corona-Norco Unified School District, California Highway Patrol and the Office of Traffic Safety, hosted an Every 15 Minutes Program at Centennial High School in Corona. Every 15 Minutes is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, which challenges them to think about drinking and driving, personal safety, and the responsibility of making mature decisions. Along with alcohol-...
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Vehicle Pursuit

On Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:13 a.m., the Corona Police Department (CPD) Communications Center received several 911 calls from a business in the 200 block of DuPont Street, Corona. One caller stated there was an Asian male in the driveway of his business, swinging a machete. Seconds later, CPD received another call from an off-duty Corona Police officer who said an Asian male assaulted him with a hatchet. The off-duty officer saw the suspect get into his vehicle, a silver Honda, and directed t...
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