Corona Economic Development Wins Excellence Award

CORONA RECEIVES EXCELLENCE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL The City of Corona, CA, received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2016 project in the category of Business Retention and Expansion – Programs of 3 or More Years from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held Sept. 25-28, in Clevela...

91 Project is now 85% Complete!

The 91 Project is now 85 percent complete, with new lanes on schedule to open during the first half of 2017. During the months ahead, a great deal of construction activity will be continuing, and a number of major milestones are expected to be reached in approximately the third week of October. Milestone activities include: Opening the new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp Closing the westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp through mid-December Opening the new westbound Serfas Cl...

Adopt a Pal with Paws– First Saturday of Each Month

Need a Pal?  The Corona Animal Shelter may have just the Pal for you.  Starting Saturday, October 1, 2016 and continuing on the first Saturday of each month you can Adopt a Pal with Paws for $20.  Normal dog licensing and microchipping fees, if applicable, will still apply. You can view all adoptable Pals with Paws at and search City of Corona Animal Shelter. The Corona Animal Shelter is open 6 days a week; Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 4pm and Wednesday and...

Empty Bowls Dinner – Settlement House

Fight hunger and help those less fortunate in our community by attending the Corona-Norco Settlement House's 10th Annual Empty Bowls fundraising dinner. The dinner will take place on Saturday November 5, 2016 at Turning Point Church (Map). Soup, salad, dessert, and beverage – all donated by favorite local restaurants – will be served throughout the day.  There will be many raffle and silent auction items.  Wonderful entertainment will be enjoyed by all.  A unique feature of this dinner is tha...

Major Rail Service Interruption – Weekends in October

LOS ANGELES – Metrolink, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, COASTER and freight rail providers will experience major service interruptions three weekends in October due to several coordinated major construction and maintenance projects. Track closures are scheduled for October 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23 to allow construction crews to perform work on multiple projects that will improve rail travel along the corridor. This includes the City of LA’s demolition of the historic 6th Street Bridge, as well as var...

Southern California Edison Community Meeting

Circle City Substation & Mira Loma-Jefferson Subtransmission Line Project The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is currently processing an application by Southern California Edison (SCE) to construct new overhead electrical transmission lines through residential neighborhoods in Corona. The City is on record opposing the project and has urged SCE to partner with the community and seek further input on the project. The City is hosting this meeting to bring Corona residents togeth...

Corona’s Rental Facilities – Plan ahead for your Holiday Parties

Explore The City of Corona's Rental Facilities, avoid the stress of last minute booking and reserve your venue in advance! To view a downloadable Corona Facilities Brochure– Click here. Plan ahead--reserve your venue today! Download the application and fee schedule Competed application, $5.00 application fee and deposit are due a minimum of 30 days prior to reservation date. Cancellation fees may apply. A reduced rental rate is available for 501 (c)3 non‐profit organizations. Applic...

Nighttime full closures of WB-91 at Maple St.

Nighttime full closures of westbound 91 at Maple Street in Corona will take place September 15-17 and September 19-20 for the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project. Closure times are as follows: Thursday, September 15 at 10 pm to Friday, September 16 at 4 am Friday, September 16 at 11:30 pm to Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 am Saturday, September 17 at 11:59 pm to Sunday, September 18 at 8 am Monday, September 19 at 10 pm to Tuesday, September 20 at 4 am Tuesda...

Waste Collection: Oct. 15 & 16

Waste Collection
There will be a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the City of Corona City Hall parking lot (Map), on October 15 and 16, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all Corona and Riverside County residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage! Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items: • Paint • Shellacs • Paint thinner • Turpentine • Epoxies • Resins • Adhesives • Caulking • Paint stripper • Varnishes • Wood stain • Wood prese...

Corona Library Legacy Path

  The Corona Public Library Foundation invites you to Create Your Own Legacy! Be a part of Corona history by buying a brick on the Corona Library Legacy Path located in the Citrus Courtyard in front of the Library.  Your brick purchase will benefit adult literacy, technology support and Corona Library programs. The bricks come in various sizes and prices! It can represent yourself, a friend, or a company. Dedicate a brick to friends or family for special birthdays, anniversaries, or m...

City Reconfigures Lane on Green River to Improve Traffic Flow

Continuing construction on the SR-91 Project through Corona has prompted some commuters to seek out alternate routes to avoid the morning freeway congestion.  As a result, the communities and businesses along Green River Road, north of State Route 91 (SR-91), have experienced an influx of drivers that are using this area to perform aggressive, and often illegal, u-turn and cut-through maneuvers in order to bypass the vehicles waiting to turn left onto the westbound SR-91 on-ramp.  These actions ...

S.A.C.K – The 2nd Annual Imagine Dinner September 27

A night to honor special members of our community for their "Selfless Acts of Care and Kindness" Simple Acts of Care and Kindness (SACK) is having their 2nd Annual “Imagine Dinner”, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in Corona.  Join the SACK Foundation for their Imagine Dinner honoring special members of the community for their selfless acts of care and kindness. All proceeds benefit the SACK Foundation to help stop bullying by supporting the World Kindness Youth Conference. This year's guest speaker...

Happy Anniversary Adoption Event

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the new Corona Animal Shelter, and the Animal Services staff would like to celebrate the success of the first year at our new location with a Happy Anniversary Adoption Event. In the past year, Corona Animal Services and Shelter has assisted in the adoption of more than 1250 animals to their fur-ever homes, not including animals redeemed by their owners! Starting Saturday, Sept. 10 through Saturday, Sept. 17, all pet adoptions will be $20, which in...

Corona PD “Run with ACOP”

  Childhood obesity is a growing problem that affects approximately 12.7 million American children between the ages of 2 and 19. The month of September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and in response to this growing national epidemic, the Corona Police Department has established the “Run with ACOP” initiative as a community partner with the 100 Mile Club®. The mission of the “Run with ACOP” initiative is to raise child obesity awareness and to promote a healthy lifes...

Low-cost Rabies Vaccination & Dog Licensing Clinic

In recognition of World Rabies Day, Corona Animal Services & Enforcement will hold a Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Dog Licensing Clinic on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Corona Animal Shelter located at 1330 Magnolia Ave., Corona, (Map) approximately one block east of the I-15 freeway. Rabies is a virus that is transmissible from animals to humans. Each year approximately 60,000 people die from the deadly disease. The most ...