Fatal Traffic Collision

On August 9, 2014, at approximately 8:44 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to the area of Pinewood Drive and Vanderbilt Street in response to a severe injury related traffic collision. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, they found that a four wheeled A.T.V. had collided with a tree in the front yard of a residence at the intersection. It appears that the four wheeled A.T.V. was being operated upon the roadway westbound on Pinewood Drive approaching Vanderbilt when the driver lost control. The driver of the four wheeled A.T.V., at the time of the collision, died at the scene. There were no other passengers upon the vehicle.

Drowning Prevention: What You Should Know

So far in 2014, near-drowning incidents in the City of Corona have occurred more than in any other City in Riverside County, according to Riverside County Public Health, Injury Prevention Services. Six near-drowning incidents in children age 0 to 5 years have occurred in Corona.

Corona PD: Adopt-a-School Program

On August 11, 2014 the Corona-Norco Unified School District begins the 2014-2015 school year and the Corona Police Department will be deploying officers to the elementary and intermediate schools throughout the school year as the part of the Adopt-A-School Program which was started by the Corona Police Department in 2013.

The objective of the Corona Police Department Adopt-A-School Program is to establish and maintain a presence at the Corona-Norco Unified School District elementary and intermediate schools within the City of Corona to enhance the safety and security of those campuses and to foster cooperative relationships with students, faculty and staff. Continue reading...

Corona Police Community Partnership & Corona Fire Safety Foundation Partner at Fundraiser

The Corona Police / Community Partnership (CPCP) and the Corona Fire Safety Foundation are partnering for a great one night dinner event that will be held at Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen on August 25, 2014. Proceeds from this event will benefit both non-profit foundations. Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen is located at 980 Montecito Drive, Suite 110, Corona, CA, 92879.

91 FWY: Construction Alert # 25

Construction Activities - August 11 - August 16, 2014 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will conduct numerous activities on the 15 and the 91. Noise can be expected with these activities. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed. Following are details for work taking place Monday night, August 11 to Saturday morning, August 16, 2014. As a reminder, closures for the 15/91 interchange traffic shift are in effect until Sunday, August 10. Please click here for that information. NOTE: Information contained in the Construction Alert is subject to change without notice, based on weather, field conditions or other operational factors. Also, maximum enforcement is being done by the California Highway Patrol, in partnership with Caltrans, through the construction area.

Corona PD Thanks Community for Great National Night Out

Hundreds of Corona residents joined over 37 million people from communities across the nation on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in celebration of National Night Out (NNO). This was Corona Police Department’s second year participating in this annual NNO event, which emphasizes the vital importance of police-community partnerships. This year, our residents, neighborhood watch groups, and city social groups were encouraged to host their own NNO event. Corona Police Personnel visited each group that registered their NNO event through the police department website.

Corona PD Alert: Help Identify Robbery Suspect

On July 21, 2014, shortly after midnight, a suspect robbed the ARCO AM-PM Gas station at 785 N. Main St. This incident was captured on in-store surveillance video. The Corona Police Department is attempting to identify the suspect, seen in the video wearing a black hat, sunglasses, and a grey sweatshirt and was believed to have been armed with a handgun. This same suspect is wanted for questioning in two other robberies that occurred at other nearby businesses.

Emergency Drought Regulations

Recently, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) announced some emergency regulations regarding water use due to drought conditions in the state. Some of the regulations include fines of up to $500 for those who do not comply.

Townhomes Coming to North Main

The Townhomes at Main will bring 45 attached townhomes to a 3.8 acre lot on North Main Street in Corona. The residential townhome development aims to bring 13 two-bedroom, 16 three-bedroom, and 16 four or more bedroom units to the currently vacant land located on the west side of N Main Street north of Parkridge Avenue [MAP].

Soccer Field Maintenance in Corona

The City of Corona Maintenance Services Department is currently performing annual maintenance on the soccer fields at three of the City’s parks – Santana, Eagle Glen and El Cerrito Parks. All of these parks use reclaimed water for irrigation – to help save potable water. And, this annual maintenance will actually help to use less water at each park in the long run.