Narcotic Arrest & Gun Seizure

regional gang task force
On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, investigators from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted an investigative traffic stop in the 500 block of N. McKinley Street, in Corona and made contact with the sole occupant, Daniel Medina, a 26-year-old of Corona.  During the vehicle stop, an investigation revealed that Medina was in possession of 5.8 grams of suspected cocaine, a large sum of money and an unregistered 12 gauge shotgun in the vehicle. A follow up search warrant...

Fourth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

womens leadership conference
The Fourth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the Riverside Convention Center, Riverside, California [MAP]. The Riverside County Commission for Women and the Corona Chamber of Commerce are partnering for this day festivities including:  a fabulous line-up of featured speakers, breakout sessions, ample time to network, as well as a special reception following the conference where attendees, sponsors and elected officials can share their exper...

Meet the Author of A Star for Mrs. Blake

Mystery/thriller and now historical fiction writer April Smith is coming to the Corona Public Library in the High Desert Room, Saturday, September 19 at 1 p.m. Her newest novel, A Star for Mrs. Blake, is a highly praised historical fictional account set in the 1930s about five American women, Gold Star Mothers, who travel to France to visit the graves of their World War 1 soldier sons: a pilgrimage that will change their lives in unforeseeable and indelible ways. This event is free and boo...

Corona Raceway Reunion

How many people grew up racing at many of southern California's finest dirt and asphalt race tracks? The tracks were a great place to make friends, build comradery, and possibly even fierce competition with rivals. How long has it been since you have seen your old racing buddies? It is time to bring back the fond memories. The Corona Raceway Reunion will be held on Sept. 13, 2015 at the American Legion Post 79 [MAP]. Racers and friends from all tracks are invited to attend and enjoy food, a f...

SR91 Project Update: 15 Month Closure

serfas detour
Special Notice Reminder:  Eastbound 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp to Close for 15 Months, New Frontage Road Opens, Sept. 1, 2015 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the 15-month full closure of the eastbound Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will begin on August 31, 2015. Crews will close all lanes at 9 p.m. on Serfas Club Drive to reconfigure the street between Pine Crest Drive and Wardlow Road. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. on September 1, 2015. Motorists can u...

Be Prepared for Fire Season

Ready Set Go wildfire program
Ready, Set, Go! Fire season is an increasing threat and a year-round reality in many areas.  Do your part to be prepared. The RSG! Program gives you simple, easy to follow tips. READY.  Be fire-adapted and ready. Be fire wise. Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildland fire so your home is ready in case of a fire. Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home. Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction mea...

Woman’s Improvement Club of Corona New Member Social

The Woman’s Improvement Club of Corona (WICC) is inviting you to their annual “New Member Social” on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Although new members join throughout the year, this hosts a special focus and outreach to women interested in volunteer service and giving back to the community through their time, talent and treasure. WICC holds fundraisers throughout the year for a variety of community projects in addition to their ongoing scholarship fund.  They distribute $500 scholarship awards to ...