DWP partners with multiple water districts to provide rebates for installing and/or upgrading to water efficient devices. Metropolitan Water District - www.SoCalWaterSmart.com
Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers (WBIC) - $240 per WBIC (up to 2)
Rotating Nozzles – $2 per nozzle (minimum 15)
Rain Barrels - $75 per barrel (up to 4) or $300 per Cistern (up to 1)
High Efficient Clothes Washers (HECW) - $135 for 1
Premium High Efficiency Toilets (PHET) - $40 per toilet for up to 9
Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, overspray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency, that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To learn more, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) will be offering a new program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard ...
On May 4 and May 5, in recognition of Construction Industry Safety Week the Corona Fire Department will be participating in a Safety Drill with the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project and Atkinson/Walsh construction crews.
The drills will take place from 9 a.m. to noon each day with the overall objectives to coordinate with construction personnel, test the ability to gain access, order proper resources, communicate effectively, and ensure safety of all personnel involved i...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...