Protect California Citrus

A plant disease that kills citrus trees has been found in California. The disease, called Huanglongbing or citrus greening disease, isn’t harmful to humans, but it is fatal for citrus trees and has no cure. The disease is spread by a pest called the Asian citrus psyllid as it feeds on citrus tree leaves. Until researchers find a solution, California homeowners who enjoy growing fresh citrus fruit in their yards, and California farmers tending to $2.5 billion worth of citrus fruit trees must work...

Holiday Lighting Celebration

The holidays are here so let’s gather around to cheer! Join us for the annual Holiday Lighting Celebration on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4 p.m. at the Historic Civic Center Front Lawn (Map).  Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer at this family-friendly event featuring a plethora of activities! Live Entertainment by Arts Alive Crafts at Santa's Workshop Take a photo with Santa Play with Real Snow Tasty goodies and warm refreshments will be available for all to enjoy! Star...

Jewelry Heist

On October 31, 2016, at about 3:15 p.m., the Corona Police Department responded to Superior Market, located at 1130 West Sixth Street, to investigate a theft.  The victim said two black male adult suspects entered the store and walked to the jewelry kiosk.  When they asked about the jewelry, the employee who was waiting on them opened a display case. The employee briefly turned around, facing away from the display case, and one of the suspects leaned over the counter and removed two trays of eng...

Beat the Rush – Schedule your Annual Furnace Service Check Today

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and people are beginning to turn on their furnaces for the first time in months. Heating appliances should be serviced annually and checked for proper operation. A qualified heating contractor, plumber or SoCalGas can provide this service. Failure to perform annual maintenance on gas appliances may result in exposure to carbon monoxide, which can cause nausea, drowsiness, flu-like symptoms, and even death. Since space heating typica...

Fatal Traffic Investigation

On October 29, 2016 at approximately 2:50 a.m., a traffic collision occurred on Green River Road between Dominguez Ranch and the 91 freeway.  A 26-year-old male was driving a Chevy Silverado pick-up truck eastbound on Green River Road from the 91 freeway in the #1 lane of travel at a high rate of speed.  The driver lost control of his vehicle, and it left the roadway, where it entered into an open field south of Green River Road and rolled several times.  It appears the driver was not wearing hi...

Book Clubs Kits

The Corona Public Library invites you to reserve a Book Club Kit for Your Book Club Today! Book Club kits may be checked out free for 8 weeks. The guide includes an author biography, book reviews & discussion questions. Many selections are now available, with many more on the way! Check out your own Book Club Kit, visit the Adult Info Desk at the Corona Public Library or call 951-736-2404 to reserve your next kit.     Book Club Kit titles include:  The Art of Rac...

November at Corona Teen Zone

After school is cool at the Corona Teen Zone! What is the Corona Teen Zone? The Corona Teen Zone (CTZ) is a free, walk-in program for Junior High Teens, ages 12-14 and grades 7 and 8. CTZ offers homework help, computer lab access, crafts & activities, workshops from community partners, a book club, a movie club, and volunteer opportunities. While the program is free, registration is mandatory. Applications can be picked up at the Corona Public Library, at the Auburndale Community Center...

Halloween Safety Tips

The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween! Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours. Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by. Parents should carry flashlights with them. Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes. Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...

“Kids & Cops Holiday Magic”

Holiday Magic
The 14th annual Corona Police Department “Kids & Cops Holiday Magic” will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Sheridan Park (Map),  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event provides crafts and game activities for underprivileged children from our community. Last year, the "Kids & Cops Holiday Magic" program presented over 1,000 gifts! This was all made possible through generous community donations. Registration dates for this event will be held on Saturday, November 12th and Saturd...

Complete Project Milestone Activities

The 91 Project reminds motorists of new conditions on Corona ramps and roads, due to a series of milestone activities reached last week, October 16 through October 21, 2016 : The new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp is open. The Maple Street Bridge is open with two southbound only lanes. The Main Street Undercrossing is open with three lanes in both directions. The westbound Serfas Club off-ramp is open. The westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp is closed for two months. Motori...

Corona PD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement & Crash Prevention

The Corona Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Corona Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. “Impaired driving is a growing epidemic throughout the nation,” says C...

Palm Springs Fundraiser Raffle

Palm Springs Fundraiser Raffle
Local Corona business, Monster Energy, supports survivors of Palm Springs' fallen officers through the Corona Police Officer's Association Raffle On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Palm Springs lost two officers, Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny in an officer-involved shooting. Officer Vega was a 35-year department veteran, and Officer Zerebny was a new mom to a little girl, back after maternity leave. Hundreds of members of the community paid their respects at the joint memorial service that was ...

City reconfigures lane on Green River

Update Oct. 19, 2016: Due to equipment failure the reconfiguration of Green River was unable to be completed the night of October 18, 2016, as planned. The WB on-ramp at Green River was opened to 3 lanes. Crews have scheduled the remaining work to occur Thursday, October 19, 2016. Oct. 18, 2016: In an ongoing effort to address many of the safety-related traffic concerns facing morning commuters using the Green River Road to westbound SR-91 On-Ramp, City Contractors along with 91 Project C...

2016 Temescal Wash Success

On October 8, 2016, the City of Corona organized another successful Annual Temescal Wash Inner - Coastal Water Way Cleanup Event. The clean up was held at the Temescal Wash area and Auburndale Street. The City of Corona is committed to protecting our environmental resources by organizing clean-up efforts like this one. This particular event is the City's annual cleanup in conjunction with the California Coastal Commissions Clean the Beach/Heal the Bay and Inner-Coastal Water Way cleanup eve...

National Drug Take Back Initiative

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding their Tenth Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative event. The goal of the program is to allow Southern Californians to deliver all of their unused, unwanted, or expired medications to law enforcement officials who can, in turn, dispose of these controlled substances in a secure and non-hazardous manner, potentially saving lives and protecting the ecosystem, while educating the general publ...