Corona Adaptive Spring Events

The City of Corona Adaptive program is proud to offer a variety of recreational, educational, creative and social activities for those 16 years and older with developmental disabilities. Check out the Spring 2017 Calendar of Events and get your loved ones involved!   Friday Night Fun Friday Night Fun is a free evening once a month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Circle City Center where participants play games, create crafts, and most importantly socialize with one another. Registra...
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City Receives Award for Excellence in Budgeting

The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) has announced that the City of Corona, California has received the CSMFO’s Operating Budget Excellence Award for its 2016-17 Annual Budget. This award is in addition being a first time recipient of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award received from the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA). “This is the City’s thirteenth consecutive year receiving the CSMFO award,” said Assistant City Manager/ Administrative Servic...
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Dreams & Decisions 2017 Coming March 4!

Dreams & Decisions is a wonderful, free program for middle-school girls. It's a great opportunity for them to learn how to make good choices, avoid the pitfalls of today's young women, and have fun with their friends! Presenters will speak about bullying, healthy relationships, self-esteem, the transition to high school, and human trafficking awareness in a safe and appropriate atmosphere. 7th and 8th grade girls spend the day at Citrus Hills Intermediate School with their friends, colleg...
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Save time with the 91 Express Lanes

In spring 2017, the 91 Express Lanes are being extended eight miles from the Orange County/Riverside County Line to McKinley Street on State Route 91 and Ontario Avenue on Interstate 15 South. Commuters will now have the option to travel either the Orange County or Riverside County Segments or both segments. The 91 Express Lanes will create a safe, reliable, and predictable transportation alternative for travelers. For more information to view the project video below or visit www.91ExpressLanes....
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Public Works Team Awarded for Engineering Excellence

The City of Corona’s Public Works Team received an Engineering Excellence Award for their Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project. Lead by Senior Engineer, Linda Bazmi, the project constructed a four-lane overcrossing above operational Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks, and improves vehicular and pedestrian safety by separating trains from highway and foot traffic. The overpass was designed with future enhancements in mind and allows for the addition of two more activ...
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Apply to be a Civil Grand Juror

The Riverside Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Those interested in serving as a grand juror must have the following qualifications: • Citizen of the United States; • 18 years of age or older; • Resident of Riverside County for at least one year prior to July 1, 2017; • Be of sound judgment and fair character...
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CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVOR REUNITES WITH DISPATCHER WHO SAVED HIS LIFE

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, a grateful Corona couple will be reunited with members of the Corona Police and Fire Department, including a dispatcher who walked the woman through vital steps to save her husband’s life during cardiac arrest. On January 21 around 3:27 p.m., Corona dispatch received a 9-1-1 call for a 64-year-old male, Jeffrey Evans, who collapsed in his home due to cardiac arrest. Prior to Corona Police and Fire units arriving on scene, the Emergency Medical Dispatch was put ...
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American Pickers is returning to California!

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to California! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region in Spring 2017! American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn t...
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5th Annual Garden Festival

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is hosting the 5th Annual Garden Festival on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corona City Hall. Want to find out ways to conserve water by planting an Inland Empire Garden Friendly garden? The Garden Festival will help residents and visitors learn about saving water from the experts such as local retailers, community organizations, and government agencies like the DWP.  Experts from irrigation suppliers will have...
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Murder Mystery Dinner

The Corona Public Library is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 6 to 8: 30 p.m. in the Community Rooms. Teens in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join the dinner theater in which audience members will cooperate with each other and interact with performance cast members in order to solve a fictitious murder scene. Gather clues provided throughout the plot and use them to deduce the identity and motive of the "murderer." The event is free and open to the first 3...
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Corona Animal Shelter “Pet of the Week”

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is announcing a new program called “Pet of the Week”.  Each week a very special shelter pet will be showcased with a short biography and picture. The “Pet of the Week” will be shared on the City of Corona Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter page. They will also receive a special designation on their dog kennel or cat condo to draw your attention to this very special pet.  Upon adoption, the new family will receive an adoption gift bag filled with ite...
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HHW Collection Event March 11 & 12

Properly dispose of HHW & E-Waste for FREE! There will be a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the City of Corona City Hall parking lot (Enter off of Buena Vista) on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all Corona and Riverside County residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage! Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items: • Paint • Shellacs • Paint thinner • Turpentine • Epoxies • ...
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My Furry Valentine Pet Adoption Event

The City of Corona’s Animal Shelter is temporarily home to many eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. These wonderful companions are waiting for their true love to find them and sweep them off of their paws. You can make their Valentine’s Day dream come true! On February 13-18, 2017, the Corona Animal Shelter will help you find your Fur-Ever love by offering dogs and cats available for adoption for only $20, which includes the spay & neuter costs.  Normal Dog-Licensing fees still apply. ...
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Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Call the right play for Superbowl LI: Pass the keys to a Sober Driver before the big game begins! Football fans across the country will tune in to the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 5 and for many, the event often includes alcohol. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Corona Police Department are teaming up with law enforcement across the state for a special Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign to urge all football fans to call the right play on Super Bowl weekend and pas...
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First of Its Kind Transparency Portal Invites Public Feedback on Fiscal Decision Making

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at a City Council Study Session the City of Corona announced the creation of a transparency portal to welcome community input on its fiscal decision making. Like many municipalities across the state, Corona has arrived at a financial crossroads where operating and pension costs continue to increase, while revenues have not kept up. Under direction of the City Manager, a team of staff members created a portal, Charting Our Path, on the City’s main website to enco...
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