Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 1st

The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will be performing adult mosquito spray treatments on July 1, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Auburndale St., Corona Airport, open space area along railroad tracks near Auto Center Dr., and veget...

New Historic District Signs in Town!

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There are new Historic District signs in town! Last year the Corona Historic Preservation Society, with the assistance of the City’s Maintenance Services Department was able to place signs to mark 9 of Corona’s 10 Historic Districts. The signs all resemble the sign to the right and a sign is found at each end of each district. Each sign provides details about that particular district. The City of Corona’s 10 official Historic Districts are: Corona Heritage Park, 520 West Foothill Parkway ...

Pickup & Recycling of Your Old Appliances

Do you have old and even broken appliances taking up valuable space in your house or garage? No need to leave them collecting dust any longer! There is an Appliance Disposal service available to Corona. With just a simple phone call you can have your working or non-working appliances hauled away at your convenience. Kitchen appliances are often thrown out onto the curb for the garbage collectors to pick up. From there they are taken to landfills where they take up space, rust, and can exp...

Independence Day Pet Safety Tips!

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With the Fourth of July just a few days away, many of us are planning BBQs and celebrations with family and friends over the Independence Day holiday weekend.  However, the holiday weekend is an especially tough holiday for the four-legged members of our family.  Most animals are terrified of fireworks and this fear can pose a serious threat to their safety.  Additionally, more pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year which makes July 5th the busiest day for the Corona Animal ...

Corona Animal Shelter– Extended Hours | Whiskers & Tails Adoption Event

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We are very excited to announce that starting July 1, 2016, the City of Corona Animal Shelter will be extending its operating hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 6:00 p.m.   In celebrating the new extended hours, the Corona Animal Shelter will be having a special Whiskers & Tails Adoption Event on Wednesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 7th.  Visit the animal shelter to check out the adorable Whiskers & Tails awaiting their new homes.  All available dogs and cats can be adopted for...

Corona DWP: 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

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2016 Annual Water Quality Report The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) has completed its annual Consumer Confidence report for the 2015 year. DWP is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality product and service. The annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is an example of DWP’s ability to deliver to our customers the best quality drinking water that meets or exceeds health standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California ...

Fatal Traffic Collision

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On June 26, 2016 at about 1:54 a.m., the Corona Police Department responded to the 1400 Block of W. Sixth Street regarding a vehicle verses pedestrian collision.  Upon arrival, officers found Hugo Guzman, a 34-year-old of Montebello; lying deceased at the intersection of Sixth Street and Smith Street. Officers located a gray Toyota Corolla with collision damage that was being driven by Timothy Herrera, 36-year-old of Buena Park. The initial investigation indicates the Toyota was heading westb...

New EB91 Main Street On-Ramp to Open by 5:30 am on Thursday, June 23, 2016

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the new eastbound 91 Main Street on-ramp to the 91 will open to motorists by 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The Main Street ramp was closed in January 2015 so that crews could build the completely redesigned on-ramp. Motorists traveling north or south on Main Street will have access to the new on-ramp, which will connect to eastbound 91 only. Access from this ramp to northbound and southbound Interstate 15 i...

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations & Bike Racks, Lockers!

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Do you want to ride your bike more, but don’t have a place to secure it? Have an electric vehicle that needs a quick charge while you’re on the road? We’ve got some good news for you! The City of Corona received grant funding to install bicycle racks and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Two grants were obtained, one from the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the other from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee...

Fireworks Illegal in Corona! Fines $500+

The City of Corona would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess, discharge or sell fireworks. Residents should adhere to the “no fireworks” law throughout the City of Corona (Corona Municipal Code 9.33.010-9.33.030). Every year, people are seriously injured, property is damaged, and the risk of fires increases due to the illegal use of fireworks. Our extremely dry conditions, due to the drought, create a greater potential for fires caused by fireworks, especially in or near the...

Corona Cooling Center

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Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It’s Hot! Community Action Partnership of Riverside County is coordinating Cool Centers to provide drop-in sites for vulnerable individuals, seniors, the disabled, and others in need of temporary relief from the heat. Cool Centers will open to the public, in affected areas, when a “Heat Warning” is issued. Watch or listen for the “Heat Warning” on your television, radio, and local newspaper. Hot Weather Tips: Drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol and...

Indications of West Nile Virus in Eastvale

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The first indications of West Nile virus in 2016 for the City of Eastvale have been detected in a sample of collected mosquitoes.  The mosquitoes tested positive for the virus on June 15, 2016.  The Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District routinely monitors populations of adult mosquitoes and tests groups of adult female mosquitoes for the presence of mosquito-borne viruses. District staff will continue to canvass the area to look for and treat mosquito breeding sources.  They will als...

Independence Day Celebration: Saturday July 2nd

Independence Day Parade 2016
 Every year the City of Corona is proud to assemble an Independence Day Celebration worthy of our great nation. Wondering what to expect at this year’s event? Here’s a sneak preview for you! The Main Street Independence Day Parade begins at the intersection of Main and Ontario at 9 a.m. featuring more than 70 local organizations, businesses, and families.  If you haven’t submitted your application, they are still available until June 10th for a $100 entry fee.  Spectators are encouraged to gr...

SR91 Project Update: Nighttime Full Closures throughout June

Nighttime full closures of westbound 91 at Maple Street and of eastbound 91 at Interstate 15 in Corona are scheduled throughout June, except on Sunday nights. Closures will occur: Westbound 91 at Maple, starting June 4 and continuing for about three weeks, excluding Sundays Eastbound 91 at I-15, starting June 4 and continuing for about four weeks, excluding Sundays The closures will allow crews to build the new Maple Street Bridge, the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp bridge, and...

Nighttime Full Closures of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street May 23-26 and May 31, 2016

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a series of nighttime full closures of eastbound 91 at Maple Street. The closures will take place May 23-26 and May 31 from 10 pm to 5 am each night. No closures will occur during the Memorial Day weekend. The closures will allow crews to safely remove the support structures from the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp bridge and install the support structures for the widening of the Maple Street Br...