Corona Swears In Six New Police Chiefs

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, six new “Police Chiefs” were sworn in at Jameson Park in Corona after successfully completing a challenging testing process. Our newest Chiefs, elementary students Abbie Leatherman, Kingston Holcomb, Tristan Spears, Emerson Tavares, and Megan Witte, along with Kingston’s mom, Theresa Holcomb, successfully reached that rank by running a total of 50 miles with the Run with ACOP program and 100 miles with the 100-Mile club during the 2016-2017 school year. Corona’s Chief...
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Pool & Spa Cover Rebates

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) has partnered with Western Municipal Water District to offer up to a $50 rebate on pool covers and up to a $25 rebate on spa covers.  A total of up to $75 is available for a rebate on both pool and spa covers.  Having a cover on your pool or spa can reduce evaporation by 70-90% which can also lower your chemical costs and electric bill. Purchase your pool or spa cover today to get your rebate before the hottest days of summer hit!  For mo...
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Senior Center Travel Program Heads to the Zoo & Botanical Gardens

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4p.m., the Senior Travel Program “Explore. Dream. Discover.” will journey to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Explore multiple exhibits of animals from all over the world. Visit the native, succulent, cactus and cycad gardens. While you’re there, hop aboard the Safari Shuttle ($1.50), which circles the park. Shuttle ticket allows riders to hop off and on all day at six different stops. Pack a picnic lunch or dine at The Zoo Grill, Reggie’s Bistro...
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FATAL PEDESTRIAN HIT AND RUN UPDATE

On May 6, 2017, at about 11:44 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a 911 call reporting a hit and run collision with a person laying in the roadway in the 800 block of Avenida Del Vista in Corona.  When officers and paramedics arrived, they found Jonathan Santos-Cantu, a 20-year-old Corona resident, suffering from major trauma. Santos-Cantu was transported to Corona Regional Hospital where he died from his injuries. The on-going investigation revealed that Santos-Cantu was struck a...
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Foothill / Skyline Parking Extension

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, City Council approved the installation of additional parking along the south side of Foothill Parkway from Trudy Way to Elysia Street, and the restriction of parking along Trudy Way, Elysia Street, and Skyline Drive.  The additional parking on Foothill Parkway will provide 75 more parking spaces in that area, and the re-striping operations are currently underway.    In addition, the “No Parking” signs are being installed along Trudy Way, and installation is expected to...
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Court Upholds Corona’s Billboard Ban & Awards City $357,000 in Attorney Fees

The Riverside Superior Court has upheld the City of Corona’s billboard ban in a protracted legal challenge brought against Alex M. Garcia, the owner of AMG Outdoor Advertising, Inc. and Rockefellas bar, after he illegally erected a billboard in the dark of night without obtaining state or local permits. The court found that the City’s ban is constitutional under both the federal and state constitutions, and awarded reasonable attorney fees in the amount of $357,000 to the City as the prevailing ...
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8th Annual Lobsterfest

The lobsters are back in town! The Rotary Club of Corona presents its 8th Annual Lobsterfest at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20th, at the Corona City Hall South Lawn (MAP). Enjoy all you can eat Maine lobster and steak for $75 per person, live music as well as live and silent auctions throughout the evening. Tickets can be purchased online. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Corona Rotary charities. About the Corona Rotary Club “The World’s Greatest Rotary Club” was founded in 1922...
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Splash Pad Coming to Ridgeline Park

Cool down this summer with Corona's newest splash pad! The new splash pad will be coming to the Sierra Del Oro area at Corona's Ridgeline Park later this summer. The City Council awarded the bid of the Splash Pad Project to California Waters at the April 5, 2017 Council Meeting.  The project started construction on April 24, 2017 and has an anticipated completion date of June 30, 2017! The splash pad will include 20 water features supplying a spray area of approximately 1,256 square feet. ...
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National Police Week and Memorial

Police Memorial Day is every May 15th and the week surrounding that day is deemed “National Police Week.” This year, National Police Week is May 14 – May 20, 2017. Aside from the National Police Memorial held on May 15th, there will be several local and state police memorials conducted the entire month. On Monday, May 22, 2017, Riverside County law enforcement agencies and surviving family members will remember those peace officers who died in the line of duty. This solemn ceremony at the “Sa...
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Citrus Splash Zone Open for Summer!

The City of Corona’s Citrus Splash Zone is ready to help cool down Corona! Summer fun is in season and as of May 1, 2017  the Citrus Splash Zone is officially open for the summer! 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. The Citrus Splash Zone has a s...
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Two Lake Elsinore Men Arrested for Arson

On April 28, 2017 at approximately 11:19 p.m. officers and firefighters responded to a vegetation fire at the east end of the Corona Airport. Witnesses provided a detailed description of a possible suspect vehicle and possibly seeing fireworks being shot into the field. Corona Fire Department responded to the initial 7-acre vegetation fire near Rincon and Smith on Corona Airport property with 5 Engines, a Squad, a Battalion Chief, and as well as a Cal Fire engine. With moderate wind, the fire...
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Corona PD Honored at LEAC

On Thursday, April 28, 2017 several members of the Corona Police Department were honored by the Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee(LEAC). LEAC’s goal is to bridge our communities and business partnerships to give thanks to those officers that show a deep commitment to serving our communities of Western Riverside County. Honorees are recognized in the categories of Valor, Lifetime Achievement, Investigative Excellence, Excellence in Community Service, and Distinguished K9 Team. The followi...
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Water is Life Poster Contest Winner Announced

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce that the 2017 “Water is Life” Art Poster Contest was a success! Corona students from kindergarten through 12th grade submitted over 400 beautiful posters for consideration.  All of the posters were creative and unique in their own way and each sent a special message about the importance of saving water. We are so proud of our Corona students for understanding why water is a precious resource to life. DWP would like ...
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Save the Date: 2017 State of the City Address

The City of Corona will be hosting the Mayor's Annual State of the City Address on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Corona City Council Chambers at Corona City Hall [MAP]. Honorable Mayor Dick Haley will be presenting 'Corona: A Grand Partnership' aimed to bring together the community to celebrate accomplishments, review the City's current standing, and preview the year ahead.  The event is free and open to the public, however we ask that you please RSVP online here. Following the...
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INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS SOON

Is your organization or team participating in the Main Street Independence Day Parade? If so, take advantage of the early bird price of $45 by submitting your application by Friday, April 28, 2017! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation by marching in the Main Street Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 1st. The annual event draws 4,000 spectators to Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets to cheer on their family...
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