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Join us Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant where the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona, presents " Why Goals Don’t Work: What You Can Do to Reach Yours!” as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. Our special guest is Patti Cotton, President and CEO of the Cotton Group, is a motivational and inspirational speaker and dynamic presenter who consistently earns some of the highest ratings at venues from corporate conferences to charity galas.
Thanks to the efforts of Blue Star Mothers and RememberingOurFallen.org, the City of Corona is hosting a touring photo display honoring our military who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since September 11, 2001.
The Green River Road Widening Project involves the widening of Green River from four to six lanes between State Route 91 and Palisades Drive. Green River Widening Project Corona Construction is scheduled to begin April 13, 2015 with completion anticipated by December 11, 2015. The project includes paving, slope grading, new curb and gutter, sidewalks, ADA access ramps, modifications to existing storm drains and a new traffic signal at Palisades Drive and signal modifications at Dominguez Ranch Road.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9 at the Corona High School Performing Arts Center[MAP] to present information and receive public input regarding preliminary plans for repainting a mural on the Prado Dam spillway.
SHAPE Riverside County is a community-driven effort that brings together people and organizations from many different sectors with the goal of making Riverside County a healthier place to live and visit. Riverside County Department of Public Health is seeking Corona Resident's assistance in building a health improvement framework.
Have you accepted the Mayor’s Corona Citrus Challenge and planted your citrus tree? If you have not, visit a garden center or nursery near you and purchase your tree today. Take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #CoronaCitrusChallenge and challenge your family, friends and neighbors to do the same. Let’s cherish our past and remind the community of why we earned the title “Lemon Capital of the World”. Together, we can bring back the smell of citrus to Corona!
On Thursday, March 5, 2015 at about 11:53 p.m., Corona Police was dispatched to the 1100 block of E. Foothill Parkway regarding a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, Officer Michael Neff observed a white Ford Escape crashed into a tree and its engine compartment fully engulfed in flames. Two citizens were already on scene trying to render assistance to the trapped driver.
In a bold challenge to the community, Corona Mayor Eugene Montanez urges the City of Corona to pay tribute to its history by bringing citrus back to the community. At the 2015 Mayor’s State of the City address Montanez introduced the Corona Citrus Challenge to the community inviting Corona residents to join him in planting a citrus tree in their yards in hopes to bring the scent of citrus blossoms back to Corona.
On March 11, 2015 at about 3:45 p.m., Jasmine Jackson and Amanda Sanchez were found by family members in an area of the Cleveland National Forest. Jackson and Sanchez received medical attention while at the scene and were later released to family members.
On March 11, 2015 at about 12:30 a.m. the Corona Police Department was notified of two missing adult females by family members. Amanda Sanchez (22-years-old of Murrieta) and Jasmine Jackson (23-years-old of Corona) were both seen last at about 1 p.m. on March 10, 2015. Family members found Amanda’s car parked near the Skyline trailhead in Corona. Jasmine’s phone was found inside her car. Amanda’s phone was last used in Eastvale, but was turned off about 8 p.m. on March 10, 2015. Both girls are believed to be together and family think it’s unusual that the girls would go hiking at night.
On Friday, March 6, 2015, officers from the Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of N. Buena Vista and contacted the sole occupant, Lisa Cavaluzzi (48-years-old of Corona). Cavaluzzi was on formal probation in Riverside County for possession of stolen property and subject to search. During the investigation a search was conducted and officers located 48.9 grams (1.7 ounces) of methamphetamine packaged in several separate baggies inside Cavaluzzi’s purse.
On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Corona Police Department was contacted by multiple male adults who stated that they had been victims of sexual abuse as juveniles in the City of Corona. Corona Police Detectives began an investigation into the allegations and on Monday, March 9, 2015 arrested Shawn Edward Shaffer, 54 years old of Corona, for multiple counts of sexual molestation on a juvenile under 16 years of age.
Installing a Water Wise Landscape Just Got a Little Easier We all know that removing your turf can be expensive and time-consuming, but did you know that many of the costs associated with replacing your grass turf with water-wise landscape can now be financed through the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program? This includes the costs for turf removal, soil treatment, hardscape materials, drip irrigation materials, mulch, and installation. Living plant material, however, does not qualify for the program