EastBound 91 Main Street Onramp to Close

Starting Jan. 20, 2015, there will be a new traffic configuration at Main Street and the 91. Northbound and southbound lanes on Main Street will be reduced to two lanes open in each direction and the eastbound Main Street on-ramp will be closed for approximately 15 months.Main Street Corona Closure

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Bicycles for Children Donated 683 Bicycles to Local Children

Local Nonprofit Continues to Enhance the holidays for Local Students. Just two days after receiving the Outstanding Non-Profit award from the Corona Chamber of Commerce, the Bicycles for Children program and its volunteers got together on Dec. 20 and assembled and donated 683 bicycles to less fortunate students in eight of our local school districts.

Start Off 2015 By Saving a Life: Blood Drive @ City Hall

The City of Corona, in conjunction with Lifestream, is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose room. Donors will receive a Chick-fil-A coupon

Notice of CDBG Funds Availability

To promote greater self-sufficiency, sustainability and capacity for the provision of public services to low- and moderate-income people and special needs populations, the City of Corona hereby notifies private non-profit organizations and City Departments of the availability of CDBG Public Service Capacity Building Grants for the upcoming 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 program years. A complete copy of the NOFA and Application document is attached to this e-mail in Microsoft Word 97-2003 format. The NOFA and Application document is also available for download from the City website.

Police/Fire Tactical Response Training

During the week of Jan. 5, 2015, the Corona Police Department will be conducting joint tactical training exercises with the Corona Fire Department. This training will present a new approach, whereby fire personnel, under the protection of law enforcement, will be able to get to injured victims much more quickly to provide life-saving treatment and/or extrication. The training will be occurring at a school within the Corona/Norco Unified School District while students are away on Christmas break.

2015: Your Year to Get Muddy

Is 2015 the year you commit to a more active lifestyle and need a challenge to work towards? Are you searching for a fun activity to create great memories with friends and family? Do you just want to stretch your personal boundaries and try something new? If so, the Mach One Mud Run is the perfect race for you!

Resolve to Recreate in 2015

Happy New Year! As we begin 2015, many of us have resolved to make positive changes in our lives. From shedding those extra pounds to finding a new hobby or becoming more involved in the community, the Library and Recreation Services Department can help you keep those resolutions. We invite you to turn the pages of our current brochure and see how we can help you be the best you can be!

Stolen Special-Needs Wheelchair Replaced

The Corona Police Department is happy to announce that with the assistance of the San Diego Down Syndrome Society, the four year old little girl who had her wheelchair stolen last week received her wheelchair today. wheelchair donationIt was delivered to the family residence at approximately 2:30 p.m. with the assistance of Corona Police Officers. The family was extremely grateful of this special delivery this afternoon. We want to thank our entire community for taking a tragic event and making it a special Christmas for this family.

Women’s Luncheon Series “Is Your ‘Ask’ too Small”

When you woke up this morning did you decide you wanted to be wildly mediocre? If not, join us Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant where the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona, presents "Is Your 'Ask' Too Small and Your 'But' Too Big?" as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. Our special guest is Stacey O'Bryne, founder of Pivot Point Advantage, and will navigate you through cracking the code to success with her inspirational and motivational speaking. All you need to succeed is already inside of you.

Fire & Ice Chili Cook-off & Craft Beer Festival

Circle City Rotary and Corona Norco YMCA have teamed together to bring fun and flavor together to benefit our community with the first Annual Chili Cook-off and Craft Beer Festival. On Jan. 31, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Corona Norco Family YMCA at 1331 River Road in Corona [MAP], there will be a wonderful combination of food & fun for all ages.

Police Seek Public’s Help in Locating Stolen Wheelchair

On Dec., 18, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., Corona Police Officers responded to the 300 block of W. Grand Blvd. regarding a theft of a wheelchair. The investigation revealed that between 10 p.m., Wednesday night, Dec. 17, 2014, and 6:30 a.m.., Thursday morning, Dec. 18, 2014, the wheelchair was stolen from the front porch of a residence. The wheelchair is used by a four year old special needs child with Down Syndrome. The child is unable to walk, which makes her dependent on the wheelchair for transportation.

Corona PD Plans DUI Checkpoint and Saturation DUI Patrols in December

The Corona Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits along with special DUI Roving Saturation Patrols during the month of December. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint is set for December 19, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. to 3 a.m. Roving DUI Saturation Patrols will be deploying on New Year’s Eve from 8:00 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Farmer’s Market Produces Local Partnerships

The Certified Corona Farmer’s Market [MAP] recently relocated to the downtown area of the city creating a buzz amongst residents. With a good chunk of our population commuting during the week, the Farmer’s Market is a great place to walk the aisles of fresh goodness on Saturday mornings. Someone who can be found walking those aisles is Corona restaurateur Bill Blackburn, owner/chef of Blackburn’s Farm to Table located at 4300 Green River Rd. Unit 106 [MAP]. As the first to offer a farm-to-table concept in Orange and Riverside Counties, Blackburn hand selects products for his restaurant ensuring fresh and tasty ingredients for his clients.

CNUSD Seeks Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee

With the passage of the $396 million bond measure in November, the Corona-Norco Unified School District is seeking community members to serve on the Measure GG Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Citizens’ Oversight Committee will meet with the Deputy Superintendent of Business Services and district staff on a regular basis to review the use of general obligation bond funds and monitor the implementation of Measure GG. Their task is to ensure that general obligation bond funds are being used in accordance with the intention of the voters and with the highest possible level of efficiency so the educational needs of the children of our community are best served.

Kids Rock Free School of Music!

Try Kids Rock Free® for that delightful sound you can’t hear anywhere else: the sound of your child performing a song he or she learned; for the very first time. If you have yet to experience that joy, check out Kids Rock Free® School of Music to enroll in professional music lessons Try drum, guitar, bass guitar, piano, or voice. Then join the band! In 2015 Kids Rock Free is expanding and moving to the Historic Civic Center! Join us in the New Year for all the new exciting programs we have to offer: