New ADA Swings Installed at Three Corona Parks

Three new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant swings have been installed over the past several months at three Corona parks. Kellogg, Brentwood and Mountain Gate Parks all received a new universally accessible swing that will enable both young children and children with special needs to feel the thrill of a ride on a swing, while allowing their parents to easily and safely take them in and out of the swing via new rubberized surfacing also installed. Continue reading…

26 Restaurants to Participate in Dine Out for Jordan Day!

The City of Corona has proclaimed Monday, April 7 as “Dine Out for Jordan Walker Day”. On this day, 26 restaurants will be participating in the Corona Chamber of Commerce’s “Dine Out for Jordan” Day. Jordan Walker is a junior at Santiago High School, who suffered a major spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game on Nov. 22, 2013. Dine Out for Jordan was created by the Corona Chamber to draw traffic to local businesses on a usually slow day in an effort to raise a substantial amount of money for Jordan and his family. In addition to medical bills, the Walkers’ home will need to be remodeled for wheelchair access. Continue reading

City Hall to Host Blood Drive

Hopefully the recent earthquake and aftershocks have compelled you to think about earthquake readiness. The 5.1 quake affected dwelling units, power lines, water lines, roads, and some incurred injuries. About 70 Fullerton residents were evacuated from their homes and La Habra reported evacuating residents from several apartment complexes as a precaution. Continue reading…

91 Project Construction Alert #6 (Updated)

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Construction Activities – April 7 to April 10, 2014

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will remove trees and shrubs along the westbound 91 in Corona. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, shoulder, lane and ramp closures will be needed. Continue reading…

Earthquake Preparedness Month: Are You Ready

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month, it has been recognized since the April 1906 San Francisco earthquake and continues to be supported by the state assembly urging all Californians and government agencies to engage in education, evaluation of seismic hazards, mitigation, safety activities, and the exchange of information related to earthquake preparedness with other states and nations. Continue reading…

Participants Wanted for “Main Street USA Independence Day Parade

The City of Corona is seeking participants for its annual Main Street USA Independence Day Parade, which will take place on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.  The parade route will proceed north on Main Street, beginning at Pueblo Road and ending at Olive Street.  This is a non-competitive parade which provides entertainment, community spirit and fun for all to enjoy.   Continue reading…

DUI, Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned Tonight

Corona Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Continue reading…

91 Project Construction Alert #5

91 construction alertAs part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will remove trees and shrubs along the westbound 91 in Corona. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, shoulder, lane and ramp closures will be needed. Following are details for work taking place Tuesday, April 1 to Friday morning, April 4, 2014.  Continue reading…

Corona PD Places 4th in Baker to Vegas Relay

This past weekend, the Corona Police Department participated in the 30th 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 262 teams, the Corona Police Department placed 79th overall and 4th overall in the 500 Invitational Division. Continue reading…

Toms Warehouse Sale in Corona

Toms Shoes is hosting a warehouse sale in Corona this week, Thursday through Sunday in Corona at 421 N. Cota Street [MAP].

Women’s shoes range from $22 to $45; men’s from $20 to $30; and kids from $17 to $25. Eyewear is also on clearance pricing from $36-$40. As with all TOMS purchases, their one-for-one campaign still applies: With every product you purchase TOMS will help a person in need. Continue reading…