“Stamp out Hunger” Food Drive

For over 20 years the National Association of Letter Carriers' (NALC)  “Stamp out Hunger” food drive has been the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year, carriers collected more than 80 million pounds of food, well above the previous record of 77 million pounds. On Saturday May 13, 2017 the NALC will collect food for the families in need during their regular postal delivery route. The food collected will go a long way to help feed people in need. There has been a big increase in se...
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CNSEF’s 2017 Spring Carnival

The Corona Norco Schools Educational Foundation is hosting its 2017 Spring Carnival, April 13th through April 16th! There will be fun, games, rides, and great food for your whole family to enjoy! The Carnival will take place at Parkridge and Main Street in the Kmart Parking Lot (Map). Spring Carnival Schedule Thursday, April 13: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Friday, April 14: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, April 15: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday, April 16: 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. This event is sure to bring out the c...
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Save water, win a Prius!

Cities across the nation are joining the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation! The annual challenge, April 1- 30, is a non-profit national community service campaign to inspire residents to make a series of informative and easy-to-do online pledges at MyWaterPledge.com to use water more efficiently, reduce pollution, and save energy. The City of Corona is taking part in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, and we need your help to make our city the most wate...
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Arson Suspect Arrested

On March 27, 2017, arson suspect Cornel Lucaci was taken into custody by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office. A lengthy investigation was conducted by the Corona Fire Department, Corona Police Department, and the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office as a result of a two-alarm commercial structure fire that occurred on March 26, 2014. Five Engines, one Truck, 1 Squad, four Chief Officers, the Fire Marshal, two Fire Investigators, and 30 Firefighters responded to the incident. The s...
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Major Injury Traffic Collision on Via Pacifica

On March 28, 2017 at approximately 12:55 a.m., the Corona Police Department and Corona Fire Department responded to the 1700 block of Via Pacifica regarding a traffic collision involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian.  Upon arrival, officers found an 18-year-old male with serious injuries at the scene. The initial investigation indicates that a sedan was travelling south on Via Pacifica and struck a pedestrian that was in the roadway.  The driver of the sedan was not injured.  He remained...
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Corona Selected to Join National What Works Cities Initiative

CORONA SELECTED TO JOIN NATIONAL WHAT WORKS CITIES INITIATIVE Seventy-Seven Cities Now Committed to Making Government More Effective Using Data and Evidence Today, Mayor Dick Haley announced that Corona has been selected as one of 10 new cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities (WWC) initiative – one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector. Corona will receive technical assistance from world-class expert...
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National Library Week

The Corona Public Library will be hosting six free events April 10-15 to celebrate library services! Included in the celebration will be the Corona Symphony Wind Quintet on Monday April 10, NASA’s Discovery Dome on Tuesday April 11, the Level Up Gaming Truck on Wednesday April 12, and a Creative Souls Painting Party for adults on April 13. Start your weekend off Friday April 14 at the second Annual Dance Your Tax Write-Off karaoke and dance party with DJ D-Dizzle. To conclude the celebration ...
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Fatal Traffic Collision on West 6th Street

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:10 AM, the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist in the 1200 block of W. Sixth Street. Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist deceased.  Subsequently, West Sixth Street was closed to traffic in both directions between Lincoln and Sherman for the investigation. Based on witness statements, the motorcyclist was traveling west on Sixth St. in the number two lan...
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Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle

The Corona Senior Center invites you to “Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle.” Led by volunteer instructor, Geri Fox, this new six-week program allows the gathering of women to share their dreams, unburden themselves of worry, sorrow, or other issues while gently stretching their bodies. The program launches on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. There will be a class demonstration on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. Come out to the Senior Center to get a glimpse of the program! Participants...
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Music is in the Air at the Corona Senior Center

Do you enjoy creating melodies or playing cover songs? If so, the Corona Senior Center invites you to be part of the Acoustic Music Circle. The Acoustic Music Circle is the place to share and create music with others. Bring your acoustic and rhythm instruments, your voice, and a song. All levels are welcome! Songs will be rotated around the Circle so bring lead sheets, sheet music, or be prepared to share the chords with the group. The Acoustic Music Circle is held on the first Wednesday of e...
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Spring Cleaning: Clear Clutter with a Yard Sale

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing: It's time for spring cleaning! No matter how hard we try, it is almost inevitable that we accumulate more than we need throughout the year, so while you clean your home and clear clutter, consider having a garage/yard sale to give your items a new home. But before you hold your sale in Corona, remember that the City has a few requirements and tips to help make it a success. For starters, a permit, which can be obtained on the City's websi...
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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Did you know that March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? The City of Corona invites you to celebrate the holiday by strolling in one of the City’s 35 parks! Walking is a low impact exercise that most people can enjoy. It’s a great foundation for an active lifestyle whose benefits include a lower stress level, decreases in blood pressure, and weight loss. The City of Corona maintains 35 parks with a variety of amenities such as picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields, basketb...
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Christmas Miracle in March: Boy finds lost wallet in an unexpected place

On a busy day while doing some Christmas shopping with his Family at Dos Lagos in Corona, 8-year-old  Royce Sanchez lost his wallet which held over $100 in it which he intended to spend on Christmas gifts as well as a Toys R us gift card, Target gift card, and most importantly his lucky $2 bill his daddy gave to him. The family hadn't realized the wallet was missing until nearly a week later when they tried their best to backtrack their activities and called around to stores to no avail. Royce...
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Comedy 4A Cause with Fritz Coleman

Enjoy Comedy 4A Cause! Join the very funny, popular NBC4 Weathercaster, Fritz Coleman as he shares his quirky sense of humor in efforts to support Peppermint Ridge. Peppermint Ridge is a Corona non-profit organization providing loving homes and empowering support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. This special event will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Corona Historic Civic Center Theater (Map). General tickets are only $50 per person with After-Sh...
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New 91 Lanes to open March 20 – Expect Heavy Work to Prepare for Opening

Mark your calendar! The Riverside County Transportation Commission has set March 20 as the opening date for the new 91 Express Lanes and general purpose lanes in Corona. Westbound lanes are planned to open by 4 a.m., and eastbound lanes are planned to open by 5 a.m.. RCTC’s $1.4 billion 91 Project extends the 91 Express Lanes eight miles to Interstate 15 in Riverside County, adds general purpose lanes between the 71 and I-15, and provides a tolled express connector between the 91 and I-15. Th...
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