SR91 Project Update: Nighttime Full Closures throughout June

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Nighttime full closures of westbound 91 at Maple Street and of eastbound 91 at Interstate 15 in Corona are scheduled throughout June, except on Sunday nights. Closures will occur: Westbound 91 at Maple, starting June 4 and continuing for about three weeks, excluding Sundays Eastbound 91 at I-15, starting June 4 and continuing for about four weeks, excluding Sundays The closures will allow crews to build the new Maple Street Bridge, the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp bridge, and...
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Nighttime Full Closures of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street May 23-26 and May 31, 2016

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a series of nighttime full closures of eastbound 91 at Maple Street. The closures will take place May 23-26 and May 31 from 10 pm to 5 am each night. No closures will occur during the Memorial Day weekend. The closures will allow crews to safely remove the support structures from the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp bridge and install the support structures for the widening of the Maple Street Br...
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City to Host Budget Workshop

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On May 26, 2016, at 9 a.m. the City of Corona will be hosting a budget workshop in the City Council Chambers to present and review the 2016-17 Proposed Annual Budget. The City Management team will provide the Council with a balanced budget proposal, prepared in a new zero-based budget, which is a rigorous, structured approach in evaluating each dollar that is appropriated to fund critical City services and programs. “This year we have prepared the budget document in a brand new format that...
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Promenade Traffic Collision- Teen Fatality

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On May 22, 2016, at approximately 9:24 p.m. the Corona Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Promenade Avenue regarding a vehicle versus a pedestrian traffic collision. Upon arrival, officers found the deceased body of a 15-year-old female from Corona, lying in the street. The Corona Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Team (CRT) responded to the scene to handle the investigation. Traffic investigators believe the victim purposely entered the roadway where she was struck a...
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Nighttime Full Closures of EB 91 at Maple Street May 23-26 & May 31

Nighttime Full Closures of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street May 23-26 and May 31, 2016 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a series of nighttime full closures of eastbound 91 at Maple Street. The closures will take place May 23-26 and May 31 from 10 pm to 5 a.m. each night. No closures will occur during the Memorial Day weekend. The closures will allow crews to safely remove the support structures from the new westbound 91 Maple Stre...
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Dedicated Right-Turn on SB Green River Road to WB 91 On-Ramp

Dedicated Right-Turn Lane On Southbound Green River Road to Westbound 91 On-Ramp Starting Monday, May 23, 2016 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, and in response to comments received from Corona residents, there will be a dedicated right-turn lane on southbound Green River Road to the westbound 91 on-ramp beginning Monday, May 23, 2016 at 4:30 a.m. Delineators will be installed to separate the two southbound lanes of Green River Road approach...
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City Selects New Information Technology Director

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The City of Corona hired a new Information Technology Director after holding a national recruitment through Bob Murray & Associates in order to fill the vacant position due to the retirement of former Director Steve Larson.  After being selected out of more than 166 potential candidates, Chris McMasters started with the City of Corona on April 18, 2016. “I’m truly excited to serve others,” said McMasters. “And I look forward to helping the City of Corona become a data driven organizati...
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Corona Teens Fill Purses for the Needy

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Three remarkable teenage girls in Corona set out to provide purses filled with essentials for the needy in our community. High school sophomores, Katie Wong, founder of Two Hands (an organization set up to in 2011 to help others in our community), Cheyenne Espinosa, and Cassidy McCarthy got together with an idea to give homeless women in our community purses filled with donated supplies including baby wipes, hair brushes, Kleenex, socks, toiletries and other things you would normally find in ...
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Share Your Talents & Skills with the Circle City

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department is seeking instructors to bring new, fun, and creative classes to our community. This is a great way to share your expertise and passion with your community and earn some money at the same time. We currently have high demand for classes in the following areas: Computers and Social Media Foreign Languages Teen and Tween based subjects However, if you have expertise in other areas, please consider sharing these with the...
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Put Your Patriotism on Display at the Independence Day Parade

On Saturday, July 2, 2016 the City of Corona invites you to the Annual Main Street U.S.A. Independence Day Parade! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation. Drawing 4,000 family, friends, and neighbors, the parade takes place on Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets. This year’s Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Applications for parade entry are available through the Corona Library and Recreation Se...
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Ontario Avenue Underpass at I-15 and the On- and Off-Ramps Closed One Night

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Ontario Avenue Underpass at I-15 and the On- and Off-Ramps Closed One Night  Sunday, May 22, from 9 p.m. to Monday, May 23, at 4 a.m. As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the Ontario Avenue underpass at I-15 and the on- and off-ramps will be closed on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 9 pm to Monday, May 23, at 4 am. The closure will allow crews to lower Ontario Avenue underneath I-15. Detour routes include El Cerrito Road or Magnolia Avenue. Please fol...
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Corona Police Seek Attempted Murder Suspect

Corona PD Seeks Attempted Murder Suspect
On May 6, 2016, at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Corona Police Department investigated an attempted murder of a homeless male behind the Corona Chamber of Commerce located at 904 E. Sixth St. Corona. As a result of the investigation, members of the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force- Region 8 arrested a 17-year-old Corona juvenile, Jordon Negrete, for his involvement in the incident. During the investigation, Corona Police detectives identified a second suspect, a 17-year-old Corona ju...
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91 Project to Open New Temporary WB On-Ramp May 16

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The 91 Project is opening a new temporary westbound on-ramp on May 16 that will run parallel to Pomona Road near Lincoln Avenue. The temporary ramp will allow crews to widen the roadway and build the new permanent ramp that will connect to the 91 directly from the Lincoln Avenue bridge. While the temporary ramp is in place through the end of 2016, westbound travel on Pomona Road will remain open. However, eastbound Pomona Road will be closed from Industrial Way to just west of the ramp. A...
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City of Corona Selects New Lead for Economic Development

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The City of Corona announced today that Kimberly Davidson has been selected as their Economic Development Manager. She will start in her role within the City Manager’s office on May 16. Davidson has been the Business Development Manager for the City of Murrieta for more than seven years and has been making headlines in that role for just as long. Most notably, she was recently named “Woman of the Year” by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez for her contributions to the community. She has also rack...
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Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Temporary On-Ramp Configuration and Pomona Road Eastbound Closure

Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Temporary On-Ramp Configuration and Pomona Road Eastbound Closure From Industrial Way to Before Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Starting Monday, May 16 at 4 a.m. to the End of 2016 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp will be reconfigured to run parallel to westbound Pomona Road and enter the 91 just before the Smith Street overpass, starting Monday, May 16 at 4 am thro...
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