CNUSD Makes Significant Gains in State Test Results

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  August 24, 2016 – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today unveiled the results of the online assessments administered to about 3.2 million students last spring. This is the second year Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) administers the CAASPP test and results reveal that CNUSD achieved significant gains in English Language Arts and Math compared to other districts in Riverside county and state-wide. CNUSD is the largest district in the Inland Empire and...
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Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

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Protecting Your Home During a Wildfire - Safety Information Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscapi...
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FREE QR code stickers with your Medical Profile

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Your Corona Firefighters, together with MyID, serving The City of Corona with pride. Corona Residents, you can now pick up FREE Quick Response (QR) code sticker packs and link your medical profiles. This helps Corona Firefighters access your medical profile as well as your assigned emergency contacts if you or a loved one are ever in an emergency situation. QR codes are scannable with any smartphone and can give firefighters instant access to your MyID medical profile. To take advantage of...
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Next FREE Corona Fire CPR Training: October 1, 2016

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can occur anytime and the reality is that many people are not prepared or properly trained to recognize and assist someone in need of CPR. The Corona Fire Department strives to arrive on scene of all emergencies rapidly. The average national response times to medical emergencies are just under 10 m inutes. Firefighters and paramedics from the Corona Fire Department arrive on scene of a cardiac arrest call on an average of less than 5 minutes. Resp...
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CAT Hosts 5th Annual Golf Tournament

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Christian Arts and Theatre (CAT) is hosting its 5th Annual CAT Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, September 26, 2016. The tournament will be held at Eagle Glen in Corona where they have the private use of the golf course for the entire day. The tournament includes lunch, dinner, a golf cart for two, a chance to win prizes, and more. If you are not interested in golfing but still would like to attend the dinner and auction portion of the fundraiser you can do that as well. On the day of th...
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91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

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Now at 80 percent complete, the 91 Project in Corona is preparing for the “Main Push,” with traffic lanes being shifted or “pushed” toward the outer shoulders, and heavy construction occurring near Main Street. During the weekend of August 26 through August 29, 2016, crews will conduct the following “Main Push” activities:   Completion of the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp and off-ramp, with new connections at Second Street. This will require full closures of these ramp...
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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Corona Police Department shows zero tolerance in its goal to end drunk driving The Corona Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs Aug. 19 –Sept. 5, 2016. During this time, law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with sobriety...
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Free Family Concert – Introducing Music to Babies & Toddlers

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Movin’ to the Music is an entirely FREE interactive evening for Tots and their families at the Historic Civic Center Theater on September 15, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The program caters to kids ages 5 & under and their extended families. Grandparents are encouraged to attend. There will be crafts to make and a show that features Kids Rock Free® performers and performances by Andrea Mcguire from Musical Kids & Co., and Anna Larson Kernes of Signing Time Academy, both of whom teach classes at Fen...
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Free College Planning Night, September 7

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A college degree is one of the best investments you can ever provide for your child. Knowing how much to save, where to save, and how to save is just a start. The best time to take your first steps towards developing a college plan is when your child takes his/her first steps. The Heartland Institute of Financial Education (HIFE), a National 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is hosting a free College Planning Night. HIFE's mission is to promote financial literacy across America. Their mission ...
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Free Landscape Class for September!

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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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Nighttime Full Closure of Westbound 91 at the 71 – Aug. 13-14

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Full closure of westbound 91 at the 71, from Saturday, August 13 at 11 pm to Sunday, August 14 at 7 am. The closure is needed to remove overhead sign structures west of Green River Road. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 The following ramps also will be closed to support the westbound 91 closure: Southbound 71 to westbound 91 connector Green River Road westbound off-ra...
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Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program

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Lawn Mower Exchange -- Registration is Open! Are you looking to save some green?  The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is hosting the 2016 September/October Lawn Mower Exchange Program. Trade in your old, operable gas-powered lawn mower and replace it with a high performance battery-electric lawn mower. Choose from three brands and seven models. They are all cordless, quitter than gas mowers and environmentally friendly. The seven (7) electric mower models to choose...
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The Fall Corona Connection is here!

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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After-school is Cool at Corona Teen Zone!

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services department is launching a free after-school program for intermediate students: Corona Teen Zone (CTZ). Operating at two sites, the Corona Public Library and the Auburndale Community Center, CTZ offers 7th and 8th graders a multitude of activities: a safe place to hang-out with friends, homework help, computer and Internet access for research and recreation, crafts and activities, gaming, a book club, a movie club, a monthly magazine, and volunte...
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Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, eastbound 91 will be closed at Maple Street on Tuesday night, August 9, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to either of two detour routes: 1.   Exit Maple Street and re-enter eastbound 91 at the Paseo Grande on-ramp. 2.   Exit Maple Street, follow Sixth Street to El Sobrante Road, head south to Magnolia Avenue, head east to enter I-15 and then head north on I-15 to re-enter eastbound...
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