Turn Back Your Irrigation Timers

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Fall and winter are great times to adjust and check your irrigation. Overwatering during fall and winter can actually damage or kill some plants rather than preserve them. To ensure your landscape stays in good condition this fall, be sure to complete this checklist for an efficient running irrigation! Check to assure that sprinklers are reaching all areas of your landscape Check that nothing is broken or clogged Check your irrigation lines for leaks by looking for puddles or soft...
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241/91 Express Connector Meeting Recap

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The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) and Caltrans are proposing to build a direct, median-to-median, tolled connector to link 241 Toll Road and the 91 Express Lanes. This “Express Connector” would decrease traffic congestion, enhance safety by reducing weaving across lanes, and improve toll road and toll lane access in Orange and Riverside Counties. The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) and Caltrans hosted a public meeting on Nov. 29, to seek comments about the proposed 241/91 Expr...
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Promote and Improve Literacy on Giving Tuesday

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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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Suspect Wanted in Armed Robberies

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On Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at approximately 2:23 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a call from workers at the Aloha Hawaiian BBQ, located at 2150 California Avenue. Employees reported that a Hispanic male adult in his 20s, came into the business, displayed a firearm and demanded cash from the register. Fearing for their safety, the employees complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect left the business on foot, westbound toward Rimpau Avenue. Responding officers and Air-1 searched t...
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United Way Winter Wonderland

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On December 17 & 19th, Corona, Norco & Eastvale United Way will be hosting its First Annual Winter Wonderland for the deserving families of their Family Support Services program as well as the Adult GED Training Program. The families will be scheduled for their Winter Wonderland by United Way staff. The Winter Wonderland will be a time for families to "shop" for presents for their children as well as the children being able to "shop" for presents for their adult family members. These ...
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Holiday Safety Tips

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Corona PD cares about your well-being & safety! Follow these safety tips to ensure your safety through the holiday season! Mid-November to early-January is a busy time for families to gather together, travel, and host parties. You can contribute to our community safety and security by taking special precautions. You can never be too careful. Car Safety: Do not leave packages or valuables visible within your car. Always lock your doors and windows and don't forget to set your alarm or ...
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KKNH College Drive

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Did you know? 7 out of 10 students are affected by the stress of trying to pay for college and keep up with their monthly expenses. 1 in 4 children are being raised in a single parented home, and nearly half are living below the poverty line. Karol Kares Nancy's Here (KKNH), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Corona, is asking for the community's support to help make a difference in someone else's life. The organization's charitable mission to serve the community by providing resour...
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Circle City Chorale presents “The Magic of Christmas”

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Christmas is truly a magical time. The spirit in the air, the giving and sharing of love, the beautiful lights and scents... Come share the magic at the Circle City Chorale’s wonderful holiday show, The Magic of Christmas.  Three choirs – the full 65-member chorale, the smaller Circle City Singers ensemble, and the 30-member Circle City Children’s Choir – will perform standard favorites, modern renditions of classic songs, and some less familiar but no less inspiring melodies.  This is al...
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Donate to the Spark of Love Toy Drive

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The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. The Spark of Love Toy Drive will run from Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. Spark of Love Collection Event Corona Fire D...
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Haunting for Humanity, New Year’s Eve Weekend

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Join the Zombie Apocolypse New Year's Eve Weekend! "Haunting for Humanity" will be the first ever full interactive 360 haunted Stage Play Maze, all at your local Corona Shops at Dos Lagos (Map). The epic event will benefit Rady Children's Hospital-Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders & Corona Norco Eastvale United Way. Special guest appearances including Ross Marquand (Aaron) and Khary Payton, from The Walking Dead, will be joining this event! The main event, “Zombie Apoca...
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Child Annoyance Arrest

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On Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at about 8 a.m., 34-year-old Corona resident Robert Sanchez Banuelos was arrested for the misdemeanor of Child Annoyance. Banuelos was identified by a 13-year-old female and her 12-year-old sister as the person who approached them in the area of Cota Street and Parkridge Avenue on Halloween. The sisters were walking home from school on Oct. 31, 2016 when Banuelos, who was accompanied by a female child, struck up a conversation with them. During the conversation, Ban...
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Annual Dickens Dinner

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The Santiago Choir Program cordially invites the community to the Annual Dickens Dinner, an evening of Holiday Merriment. The Dinner will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Santiago High School Cafeteria (Map). The Christmas Concert will follow the dinner and begin at 7 p.m. The Santiago High School Choir is a 160-member award winning group. Every year the Madrigals hold a Dickens Dinner and silent auction to raise funds for their trips and competitions. The dinner ...
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Pet Adoption Event & Expo

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Bring a new furry family member home for the Holidays! The City of Corona Police Department, Animal Shelter, and Library & Recreation Services Department invite you to the first Annual Pet Adoption Event and Expo on Saturday, December 3, 2016!  The event will take place at the Circle City Center (Map) from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., rain or shine! Attendees may bring their own four-legged friends for pictures and activities or welcome a new one into their family!  Adoption fees are $20 for non-...
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SR91 closure of Lincoln Avenue between Second/D St. & Pomona Rd.

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The 91 Project will require a closure of Lincoln Avenue between Second/D Street and Pomona Road for paving this weekend. The closure will start Friday, Nov. 11 at 9 pm and end by Monday, Nov. 14 at 4 am. During the closure, motorists on Second/D Street may travel east through the Lincoln Avenue intersection. West of the intersection, westbound travel will be available only west of the Shell Station on Lincoln Avenue. East of the intersection, motorists may travel east and west on Second Stree...
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Corona Driver Convicted of Second Degree Murder

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On November 8, 2016, Eduardo Alvarez was convicted of all charges including 2nd degree murder for his driving actions in an incident that occurred on August 9, 2015. On that date at approximately 9:25 p.m., evidence showed that Eduardo Alvarez (26-year-old of Corona) was driving his Nissan Maxima eastbound on Sixth Street in the City of Corona at speeds between 80 MPH to 100 MPH from the intersection of Victoria Avenue, up to Promenade Avenue. Several witnesses testified that the Nissan Maxima w...
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