Passport Day at CPL!

Summer travel is just around the corner!  Getting your passport now is essential for that dream vacation or family visit overseas.  On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the Corona Public Library will hold an official Passport Day at the Corona Public Library (Map). This will be a walk-in only event that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although the main library will be closed, we will be opening a few offices in the front for those that need to get their passports done. Posters and flyers will be displa...
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SR91 Project: Daytime Closures

Local street paving will continue during the coming weeks as crews continue work on the 91 Project in Corona. Please watch for updates about paving of Buena Vista Avenue, Sixth Street, Maple Street, Serfas Club, Pomona Road and other streets. Because the paving must be completed when temperatures are 50 degrees or higher, the paving will take place during daytime hours. Please watch for Construction Alerts, allow extra travel time, and follow detour routes. The 91 Project remains on schedu...
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Recreation Expo & Family Fun Nights

Looking for something to do during spring break? The Library & Recreation Services Department is hosting the “Spring into Recreation” Recreation Expo and Family Fun Nights at the Circle City Center from March 27th-31st, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to games and crafts, you will have the opportunity to meet the City’s recreation class instructors and see live class demonstrations. The event is free and refreshments will be available for purchase. Drop-ins welcome. Parents must accompan...
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School Bus Stop Passing Enforcement Planned to Help Keep Our Children Safe

The Corona Police Department will be conducting a school bus stop passing enforcement operation the week of Feb. 27 to March 3.  Officers will be at school bus stops targeting motorist who violate traffic laws while children are loading or unloading from school buses within the City limits. The Corona Police Department would like to remind motorist when red lights flash on a school bus, drivers in both directions must stop, unless they are on a divided roadway or one that has multiple lan...
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Spring Break Day Camp

The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department invites you to sign your kids up for Spring Break Day Camp! The camp will run from Monday, March 27th to Friday, March 31st from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, at the Circle City Center (Map). Campers, ages 5-12, are invited to enjoy days of crafts, games, and activities based on daily themes. Check out the themes below! Monday: Egg Extravaganza Tuesday: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Field Trip Day! Campers will be treated to ...
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City Receives Award for Excellence in Budgeting

The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) has announced that the City of Corona, California has received the CSMFO’s Operating Budget Excellence Award for its 2016-17 Annual Budget. This award is in addition being a first time recipient of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award received from the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA). “This is the City’s thirteenth consecutive year receiving the CSMFO award,” said Assistant City Manager/ Administrative Servic...
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Save time with the 91 Express Lanes

In spring 2017, the 91 Express Lanes are being extended eight miles from the Orange County/Riverside County Line to McKinley Street on State Route 91 and Ontario Avenue on Interstate 15 South. Commuters will now have the option to travel either the Orange County or Riverside County Segments or both segments. The 91 Express Lanes will create a safe, reliable, and predictable transportation alternative for travelers. For more information to view the project video below or visit www.91ExpressLanes....
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Public Works Team Awarded for Engineering Excellence

The City of Corona’s Public Works Team received an Engineering Excellence Award for their Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project. Lead by Senior Engineer, Linda Bazmi, the project constructed a four-lane overcrossing above operational Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks, and improves vehicular and pedestrian safety by separating trains from highway and foot traffic. The overpass was designed with future enhancements in mind and allows for the addition of two more activ...
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Apply to be a Civil Grand Juror

The Riverside Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Those interested in serving as a grand juror must have the following qualifications: • Citizen of the United States; • 18 years of age or older; • Resident of Riverside County for at least one year prior to July 1, 2017; • Be of sound judgment and fair character...
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CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVOR REUNITES WITH DISPATCHER WHO SAVED HIS LIFE

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, a grateful Corona couple will be reunited with members of the Corona Police and Fire Department, including a dispatcher who walked the woman through vital steps to save her husband’s life during cardiac arrest. On January 21 around 3:27 p.m., Corona dispatch received a 9-1-1 call for a 64-year-old male, Jeffrey Evans, who collapsed in his home due to cardiac arrest. Prior to Corona Police and Fire units arriving on scene, the Emergency Medical Dispatch was put ...
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American Pickers is returning to California!

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to California! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region in Spring 2017! American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn t...
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5th Annual Garden Festival

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is hosting the 5th Annual Garden Festival on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corona City Hall. Want to find out ways to conserve water by planting an Inland Empire Garden Friendly garden? The Garden Festival will help residents and visitors learn about saving water from the experts such as local retailers, community organizations, and government agencies like the DWP.  Experts from irrigation suppliers will have...
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Murder Mystery Dinner

The Corona Public Library is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 6 to 8: 30 p.m. in the Community Rooms. Teens in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join the dinner theater in which audience members will cooperate with each other and interact with performance cast members in order to solve a fictitious murder scene. Gather clues provided throughout the plot and use them to deduce the identity and motive of the "murderer." The event is free and open to the first 3...
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Corona Animal Shelter “Pet of the Week”

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is announcing a new program called “Pet of the Week”.  Each week a very special shelter pet will be showcased with a short biography and picture. The “Pet of the Week” will be shared on the City of Corona Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter page. They will also receive a special designation on their dog kennel or cat condo to draw your attention to this very special pet.  Upon adoption, the new family will receive an adoption gift bag filled with ite...
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My Furry Valentine Pet Adoption Event

The City of Corona’s Animal Shelter is temporarily home to many eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. These wonderful companions are waiting for their true love to find them and sweep them off of their paws. You can make their Valentine’s Day dream come true! On February 13-18, 2017, the Corona Animal Shelter will help you find your Fur-Ever love by offering dogs and cats available for adoption for only $20, which includes the spay & neuter costs.  Normal Dog-Licensing fees still apply. ...
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