SR-91 April Street Closures @ Grand, Lincoln, Joy

As part of the SR91 Project, there are several road reductions and construction zones scheduled for April. Starting April 6 for a one week duration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m: West Grand Blvd. will be down to one lane with flaggers. Starting April 13 for a one month duration: East Grand Blvd. will be down to one lane each direction to lower the road. Starting April 18 for one night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Lincoln Ave. will be reduced to two lanes to install transmission poles. Starting April 27 for 45 days: Joy Street, proposed closure to surcharge for bridge abutment. This will require long-term detour for all business north of this area and the Main Street Metrolink Station. This is pending review at this time.

Blood Drive at City Hall April 16

The City of Corona, in conjunction with Lifestream, is hosting a blood drive Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose Room [MAP].

Ninth Annual Photography Contest at the Library

Friends of the Corona Public Library Ninth Annual Photography Contest This year’s photography contest theme is “On the Road” with first place prize of $250, second place prize of $150 and third place prize of $100

Scheduled Lane Closures on Ontario, Mangular, Magnolia, Rimpau

City of Corona's Maintenance Services Department will be performing crack sealing repairs on Ontario from Mangular to Magnolia and on Magnolia from Ontario to Rimpau from Monday April 6, 2015 through Friday April 10, 2015. “Road Works” is the contractor and they will be following MUTCD guidelines for temporary traffic control and will only close one lane at a time. The work is expected to take five to seven days to complete. Please see chart below for lane closure schedule or call the City of Corona Public Works Department if you have further questions at 951-736-2266.

Corona Police Department Welcomes Kuko

Please welcome the newest member of the Corona Police Department, K-9 Kuko. Kuko is a 2 ½ year old male Belgian Malinois from Holland. He was selected on March 19, 2015 after extensive testing. Kuko’s handler will be Detective Chris Espinoza. Detective Espinoza and Kuko will be assigned to the Inland Commercial Enforcement Financial Interdiction Team (ICEFIT) after completing the Basic Narcotic Detection Course in May. Kuko’s hobbies include running, jumping, and an occasional game of hide and seek.

Governor Brown’s Executive Order Regarding California’s Drought

Wednesday, Governor Brown issued an executive order regarding the state’s current drought. The governor’s executive order can be found online at here. Executive Order B-29-15 has many facets to it, including restrictions that are meant to obtain a 25 percent statewide reduction in potable, or drinking, water use due to the state’s fourth year of drought.

Women of Significance Awards

Soroptimist International of Corona honors extraordinary women in the Inland Empire who have made a positive impact in their communities. The women selected for this year’s honor offer inspiration and encouragement through their Resilience, Hope, Determination, Courage, Generosity, and Innovation. Read their inspiring stories below and then join us as we recognize their contributions to our community.

Day of the Child: Kids Play & Parents Gain Awareness

The Corona-Norco Day of the Child has been bringing much needed resources and awareness to parents and fun activities to children for the past 22 years. This program has brought community service information to thousands of parents. This is a one-stop shopping center for all the activities and services in the Corona-Norco area: Child Care Services, YMCA, Corona Life Services, Fender Museum-Kids Rock Free, Corona Symphony Orchestra, Norco Library, Corona Fire and PD K9 Unit, and Boy Scouts of America, just to name a few.

Corona PD Places 3rd in Baker to Vegas Run!

This past weekend, the Corona Police Department participated in the 31st Annual Challenge Cup Relay Race, which started in Baker, California, and ended in Las Vegas, Nevada. After 120 miles of pavement, running all day and all night, the official results are in. Out of 265 teams, the Corona Police Department placed 74th overall and 3rd overall in the 500 Invitational Division, which was the best finish in CPD history. The official finishing team time was 16:33:33, which was an approximate 8:15 per mile pace.

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Silence the Distractions April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – “It’s Not Worth It!”To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.

91 Project Aesthetic Designs

SR91 Project aesthetic elements represent input from Corona residents and the Corona City Council. Citrus elements that reflect Corona’s agricultural heritage will be incorporated along the 91 where there are sound walls in residential areas. This element will also be incorporated at select underpasses and abutments. A special feature of the project will be the gateways to the City ofCorona on the west end at Green River Road and the east end near the 15.

Corona PD Advisory: Sexual Assault Investigation

There have been media reports and social media postings regarding 3 separate kidnappings and sexual assaults occurring within the City of Corona, Eastvale and Norco area. There is no evidence to support any link of the incident occurring this morning with any reported incidents in the Eastvale or Norco area.

City of Corona to Host Special Olympics Delegations from Iran and Slovakia

Special Olympics athletes and coaches will visit Corona to enjoy and learn about the town’s culture before competing in 2015 World Games

Corona announced today they will host Special Olympics Delegations (which include athletes and coaches) from Iran and Slovakia as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program.... Continue reading...

New Drought Regulations…How Do They Affect You?

the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has adopted a second resolution calling on all Californian communities to conserve water by outlining prohibited uses of water to protect our water supplies. How do these new regulations affect you? Here in Corona

91 Project Notice: WB 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp Lane Reduction

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the westbound 91 Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will be reduced from three lanes (one carpool and two general use lanes) to two general use lanes on Tuesday, March 31 at 4:30 a.m. This will allow shoring to be placed to begin work that will widen the 91 and build the new ramp.