91Project Construction Alert #7

91 construction alertConstruction Activities – April 14 to April 18, 2014

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will remove trees and shrubs along the 91 in Corona. Noise can be expected with this activity. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, shoulder, lane and ramp closures will be needed. Continue reading…

Safe Surrender Baby Locations in Corona

Do you know what this logo means? This is the Safely Surrender Baby logo. The Safely Surrendered Baby Law which was signed permanently into state law in 2006 is in response to the increasing number of infant deaths due to abandonment in unsafe locations.

The law helps to save lives of newborns that are at risk of abandonment by encouraging parents or persons with lawful custody to safely surrender the infant within 72 hours of birth, with no questions asked. Continue reading…

Corona PD Announces Sergeant Promotion

On April 8, 2014, Chief Michael Abel announced his newest Sergeant promotion.

Sgt. Dan Dunnigan comes to his new position with over 19 years of experience. Sgt. Dunnigan started his career as a cadet in 1995, with the goal of becoming a police officer. He did just that, and graduated from the academy a year later. Continue reading…

Corona PD Alert: Sexual Assault

On the evening of April 4, 2014 at about 9 p.m., a 34-year-old female drove to the Walmart located at 479 N. McKinley Ave. in Corona, Ca. As she exited her car, she was approached by a white male described as approximately 40 years of age, 5’07” with a slender build. Continue reading…

Corona Hires Three New Officers

The Corona Police Department welcomes Officers Eduardo Banuelos, Daniel Clary, and Daniel Brazeal. All three officers were sworn in by Chief Abel on April 7, 2014.

Officer Banuelos comes to the Corona Police Department as a lateral with seven years of experience with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. Officer Clary and Officer Brazeal are also lateral officers from Desert Hot Springs Police Department. Continue reading…

Water Insurance Company Not Supported by Corona DWP

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power was informed that a company named American Water Resources Insurance Services will be sending a letter to Corona residents about customer’s service line responsibility and offering their insurance services. The Department of Water and Power is not affiliated with American Water Resources Insurance Services and would like to remind our residents to be informed before making the decision to purchase this type of insurance. Continue reading…

Circle City Chorale Concert

Founded in January, 2010, the Circle City Chorale has become one of the Inland Empire’s premier choirs in just four years. While some organizations have been in a state of flux, downsizing with the economy, C3 has grown from 20 members to nearly 70; there is a reason for that!

“We all have our issues at home or work. Continue reading…

American Legion Honors Corona PD Dispatcher

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, Corona Police Public Safety Dispatcher Teresa Griffitts received this year’s Meritorious Award at the American Legion District 21 Law and Order Dinner.

This was the 33rd year that the American Legion District 21, which encompasses the Riverside County area, honored fire, police and paramedics for the outstanding job they did in protecting the public. Continue reading…

New ADA Swings Installed at Three Corona Parks

Three new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant swings have been installed over the past several months at three Corona parks. Kellogg, Brentwood and Mountain Gate Parks all received a new universally accessible swing that will enable both young children and children with special needs to feel the thrill of a ride on a swing, while allowing their parents to easily and safely take them in and out of the swing via new rubberized surfacing also installed. Continue reading…

26 Restaurants to Participate in Dine Out for Jordan Day!

The City of Corona has proclaimed Monday, April 7 as “Dine Out for Jordan Walker Day”. On this day, 26 restaurants will be participating in the Corona Chamber of Commerce’s “Dine Out for Jordan” Day. Jordan Walker is a junior at Santiago High School, who suffered a major spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game on Nov. 22, 2013. Dine Out for Jordan was created by the Corona Chamber to draw traffic to local businesses on a usually slow day in an effort to raise a substantial amount of money for Jordan and his family. In addition to medical bills, the Walkers’ home will need to be remodeled for wheelchair access. Continue reading