Mothers Day Adopt
The City of Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Mother’s Day with an adoption event to make it easier than ever to open your heart and home to a shelter pet. Give Mom the gift that she is sure to love and adopt a cat or dog who is anxiously awaiting a new home. Starting Monday, May 2, 2016 through Saturday, May 7, 2016, all available dogs and cats can be adopted for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter. Normal dog licensing fees still apply. To all the Mothers of kids with fou...

Two Corona Girl Scouts Receive Prestigious Gold Award

Never make an exception of yourself
On Saturday, April 9, 2016, two Corona Girl Scout Troop 722 members received their Gold Awards from the San Gorgonio Council at a ceremony that took place in the ballroom of the historic Fox theatre in Redlands, CA. At the ceremony, 46 exceptional young women who represent the diversity of the Inland Region, were awarded for their dedication to the community and the issues that are close to their hearts. Less than 6 percent of Girl Scouts nationwide earn this prestigious award. 2016 is the 10...

Cops Ticket Kids– For Good Behavior

cops ticketing kids
Each year, 7-Eleven, Inc. helps thousands of local police officers recognize the good guys, specifically the young ones. For the 21st year, 7-Eleven is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the country to distribute free Slurpee® drink coupons through Operation Chill®, its popular community-service program. Big-city departments and small-town forces alike use the Slurpee coupons to enhance relations with the young people of their cities by rewarding them for good deeds, positive act...

Corona Fireman Trains for Ironman Triathlon to Benefit Local Family

Khalili and Tayvin
A Corona Firefighter/Paramedic is training for an Ironman Triathlon to benefit a child in need. Corona Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Khalili will be competing on July 30, 2016 in the Ironman 70.3 Vineman race in the Sonoma Valley. He will be donating 100 percent of the funds raised to the family of Tayvin Sheridan, a Corona resident and honorary member of the Corona Fire Department, to help cover the rising cost of medical bills. Tayvin was born August 5, 2011, six weeks premature. He was b...

County recruiting poll workers for June 7 presidential primary election

County Recruiting poll workers for june 7th presidential primary election
Poll workers are needed at voting locations throughout Riverside County for the June 7 presidential primary election.  No experience is required and training will be provided by the Registrar of Voters office.  Poll workers may earn up to $125 as precinct Inspectors or $90 as precinct officers.  Poll workers must attend a training class to familiarize themselves with election procedures and prepare to assist voters when the polls open at 7 a.m. on Election Day.  Workers in both posts will receiv...

Pursuit Ends in Robbery Arrest

On April 25, 2016 at approximately 2:33 a.m., Corona Police officers responded to Wal-Mart, located at 1290 E. Ontario Avenue reference a robbery that had just occurred. The store manager called the police and reported that a male was inside stealing camping equipment. When the manager confronted subject outside in the parking lot, the subject brandished a box cutter and attempted to ‘slash’ him.  After the altercation, the subject fled the scene in an older blue four-door Toyota. While assis...

Kings of the Court: Adult Basketball League!

Kings Court Tuesday 30+ Championship Game. Teams: Ball Busters & Mavericks.
The spring season of the City of Corona’s 5 man basketball league is officially a wrap and what a season it was! After 12 weeks, including playoffs, the Kings Court Tuesday 30+ Division provided plenty of excitement, pure hustle, and strong competition. In front of a capacity crowd, the Championship Game was held in the Civic Center Gym on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  The evenly matched Ball Busters and Mavericks put on quite a show, but, ultimately, the Ball Busters edged out Mavericks by a score ...

“Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

stamp out hunger food drive
In the past 23 years the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)  "Stamp out Hunger" food drive has been the nation's largest single-day food drive. Last year, the mail carriers' union collected more than 74 millions pounds of food along its postal routes. On Saturday May 14, 2016 the NALC will collect food for the families in need during their regular postal delivery route. The food collected will go a long way to help feed people in need. There has been a big increase in services the l...

Every 15 Minutes Program Comes to Corona High School

Every 15 minutes is a two-day program that involves a simulated D.U.I. fatal traffic collision, an educational retreat, and a mock funeral.  The purpose of the program is to raise the awareness of teens and the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other controlled substances, and provide an accurate depiction of an alcohol-related fatal traffic collision. On Monday, April 25, 2016, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a simulated D.U.I. fatal collision investigation will take plac...

SR 91 Project Ramp & Local Street Activities and Timing!

91 Project Update
The 91 Project in Corona is continuing to make progress toward the completion of on-ramps and off-ramps throughout the project limits. A team recently updated a graphic that shows the status of each ramp and selected surface streets, including the estimated completion dates. The graphic indicates that approximately one-third of the ramps will be substantially complete by the end of this spring, one-third by the end of this summer, and the remaining third by the end of 2016.  The new Main Stre...

Corona PD Seeks Assistance in Homicide Investigation

Suspect Vehicle
The Corona Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that may have been involved in the stabbing death of Barnabas William “Will” Crites. On February 26, 2016 at approximately 8:43 p.m., Barnabas William Crites was assaulted near the City Park skate park located at 930 E. Sixth St., Corona, and later died from his injuries.  Surveillance video from the area showed the suspect vehicle leaving the scene.  The involved vehicle is believed to be a solid ligh...

National Take Back Initiative

National Take Back Initiative
Most abused prescription drugs come from family and friends. You could be a drug dealer and not even know it. Drop off your unused, unwanted, or expired medications to law enforcement. On Saturday, April 30 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding their Tenth 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 tu...

The Mayor’s Youth Council is Seeking Applicants

The Management Services Department is seeking applications for the 2016-2017 Mayor’s Youth Council. The Mayor’s Youth Council was created to enable the youth of our City to provide input on community decisions as well as gain an awareness of local government.  The program offers students the opportunity to serve their community, gain a wealth of experience in local government, and add their voice to discussions that will shape the future of our City. Youth Council members meet twice monthly t...

Citrus Splash Zone Keeps Corona Cool

Citrus Splash Zone
The summer heat has made an early appearance this year, and the City of Corona’s Citrus Splash Zone is ready to help cool down Corona! Summer fun is in season starting Sunday, May 1st, at the Citrus Splash Zone. Located in Citrus Park at 1250 Santana Way [MAP], the Citrus Splash Zone features a number of water features including spraying jets and water cannons - making it a cool and fun activity for all ages to enjoy! The splash pad is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 1st to Sept. 30th. ...

4 Hour Closure of WB 91 at Serfas Club Tonight

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the westbound 91 will be closed at Serfas Club Drive from Tuesday, April 19 at 11 pm to Wednesday, April 20 at 3 am, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to install an overhead sign structure near the 71. Timeline of Activities: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. - Lane reductions on westbound 91 will begin approaching Maple Street. 11 p.m. - 3 a.m. - Westbound 91 will be fully closed at Serfas Club Drive. Motorists wi...