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GAME PLAN FOR SUPER BOWL 50: ARE YOU DRINKING OR DRIVING? This is NOT the Time for an Option Play The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 there will be lots of Super Bowl 50 socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the California Office of Traffic Safety and law enforcement officials statewide are urging football fans to call the play now: drinking ...

Officer Involved Shooting on February 3

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On February 3, 2016, at approximately 12:44 a.m., the Corona Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Greenview Ave. in Corona, reference a family member from inside the home calling 9-1-1 to report a domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, officers confronted an adult male inside the garage armed with a handgun, resulting in an officer involved shooting. The male, a 39-year-old Corona resident was later identified as Keith Bernard Winn. Winn was not injuried and was arrested. T...

CPUC to hold Environmental Review Workshop to Address Edison Substation

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has submitted an application to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for approval to construct the Circle City Substation and Mira Loma-Jefferson 66 kV Subtransmission Line Project in Corona.  The substation is planned to be located near the intersection of Magnolia and Promenade, just south of East Sixth Street, and the high voltage lines would appear bisect the heart of our community. In November of 2015 the City of Corona urged Southern Cal...

Arson Suspect Arrested

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On January 8, 2016 the Corona Fire Department responded to a reported unknown type fire in front of the US Bank located at 410 N. McKinley Street.  A passerby reported a white, male lighting fires in front of the bank. A white, male was also seen by a another passerby earlier that same evening lighting an unknown liquid from a metal canister against the exterior of the Outback Steakhouse also off of McKinley Street. The Corona Police Department conducted a search for the suspect but was unab...

First Responders & Hospital Staff Receive Excellence Recognition

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Corona Firefighters, AMR crew and Corona Regional Medical Center staff received Performance Excellence Certificates today for their assistance with the successful outcome of a Corona resident who suffered a stroke. On Nov. 27, 2015, Corona resident Robin Gardner was riding her bicycle when she felt a sudden onset of what turned out to be stroke symptoms (right sided weakness, slurred speech, and facial droop.) After starting the EMS system by having someone immediately dial 9-1-1, the Corona ...

How to Save Water and Make a Difference

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California is in a Drought and here’s how you can help! At the end of 2015, the City of Corona was 495,600,000 gallons short of meeting its mandated water reduction. The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) requires Corona to reach a 28% conservation goal each month or face fines up to $10,000 a day. The City of Corona is enforcing compliance with Stage 3 of the Water Conservation Ordinance. Please ensure that your irrigation system is in compliance with Stage 3 regulations. Broken sp...

Train Versus Pedestrian Collision

On January 22, 2016 at about 1:55 p.m., Corona Police Officers responded to a train versus pedestrian collision in the 100 block of North McKinley Avenue. Through investigation, officers determined that 19-year-old Anthony McRea of Riverside was walking northbound on McKinley with his girlfriend. As they approached the railroad tracks just south of Sampson, they stopped for an eastbound train travelling on the north set of tracks. The crossing arms were down, lights flashing, and alarms sounding...