Sr 91 Project Update: Closure of Buena Vista Avenue Undercrossing at the 91 Saturday, July 23 and Monday, July 25, 2016

Closure of Buena Vista Avenue Undercrossing at the 91 for Bridge Lowering
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the Buena Vista Avenue undercrossing at the 91 will be closed on Saturday, July 23 from 9 am to 5 pm and from 9 pm to 5 am to allow crews to lower the bridge. If needed, crews will close the undercrossing on Monday, July 25 from 9 pm to 5 am for continued work. There will be no pedestrian access during this closure. Motorists and pedestrians can use West Grand Boulevard or Lincoln Avenue as alternate routes. Loc...
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Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am

Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, two Lincoln Avenue ramps at the 91 will be closed for a 55-hour period from Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 am. Closures include: The eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be closed to allow crews to continue working on the new ramp configuration. Motorists will be detoured to Main Street where they can head north and turn left on Grand Boulevard, turn right on Railroad Street and then head wes...
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First Annual RECREATION EXPO

Recreation Expo
Have you ever wanted to take an art or fitness class but just didn’t know where to start? Look no further because the Library & Recreation Services Department has activities suited just for you. Come join us for the first annual Recreation Expo at the Circle City Center, 365 N. Main St. on Saturday,  August 20, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Recreation Expo will showcase recreation classes and programs offered for youth, teens, adults, and seniors.  Come out and meet the instruc...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 22nd

Treatment
The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will perform adult mosquito spray treatments on July 22nd, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3:00 am to 6:00 am at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Auburndale St., Corona Airport, open space area along railroad tracks near Auto Center Dr., and vegeta...
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Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon: Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am

Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a full closure of westbound 91 at Coal Canyon, west of Green River Road, from Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am. The Orange County westbound 91 Express Lanes also will be closed during this eight-hour period. The closure is needed to install overhead signs. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57; or Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to...
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ALL SHOOK UP | A MUSICAL COMEDY JULY 29 – AUGUST 7

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Christian Arts and Theatre Present A Comedic Romp, Elvis Style! All Shook Up is a musical comedy built around a number of songs made famous by Elvis Presley. While it is NOT a biographical revue of Elvis, the story takes place in 1955, somewhere in middle America, where one girl's dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger ( who is remarkable similar to Elvis) help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll. T...
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2016 CLEAR THE SHELTERS EVENT: JULY 18 – JULY 23

Clear the Shelter
The City of Corona Animal Shelter is partnering with more than 55 animal shelters throughout Southern California for the NBC4 and Telemundo52 Clear the Shelters event to be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clear the Shelters was created to help address the overcrowding of animals at animal shelters and raise awareness about the benefits of adopting from a local animal shelter. The 2015 event resulted in the largest single day pet adoption event in Southern California resulting in more tha...
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New Westbound 91 Main Street Off-Ramp to Open at 4:30 am on Thursday, July 14, 2016

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the new westbound 91 Main Street off-ramp will open to motorists at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Ahead of the opening of this ramp, k-rail will be shifted and lanes re-striped at night on westbound 91 between I-15 and Maple Street. This will require the intermittent closure of the westbound 91 Main Street, Lincoln Avenue and Maple Street ramps. The Main Street off-ramp was closed in May 2015 so that crews cou...
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FREE Corona Fire CPR Training

Free CPR Training
CORONA FIRE CPR TRAINING PROGRAM Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can occur anytime and the reality is that many people are not prepared or properly trained to recognize and assist someone in need of CPR. The Corona Fire Department strives to arrive on scene of all emergencies rapidly. The average national response times to medical emergencies are just under 10 minutes. Firefighters and paramedics from the Corona Fire Department arrive on scene of a cardiac arrest call on an averag...
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Corona’s Restaurant Week Kicks off on July 11th!

Restaurant Week
The Corona Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will be holding its 1st Annual Restaurant Week July 11 – 17, 2016.  The Chamber has tagged the event Restaurant Week “ 24/7,” in recognition of their goal of having a maximum of 24 restaurants participating over a 7 day period.  By limiting the number of restaurants that can participate, they are allowing each participant to standout amongst a relatively small number of Corona’s finest restaurants! All proceeds f...
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Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp Friday, July 8 at 9 pm to Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4 am

SR91 Project
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be closed from Friday, July 8 at 9 pm to Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4 am. The closure will allow crews to continue working on the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue ramp configuration. The detour for the eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be to exit Main Street and head south to Sixth Street or north to Railroad Street and head west to Lincoln Avenue. Please allow extra trav...
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SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE AT CITY HALL

Press Release
On July 5, 2016, at about 11:40 a.m., Corona Police were alerted of a suspicious package at the Veterans Memorial near City Hall. The suspicious package, described as a newer black duffel bag, was found wedged between the kiosk and building near the south entrance. As a precautionary measure, the Corona Police requested the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff Department - Hazardous Device Team (HDT) to determine the contents of the package. As a result, city employees were temporarily ev...
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SR91 Project Update: Westbound 91 Full Closure beginning July 5

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Westbound 91 Full Closure beginning July 5 A full closure of the westbound 91 Auto Center Drive/Serfas Club Drive off-ramp will start July 5 at 8 pm for approximately two months, as part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona. The closure is needed to allow construction crews to safely build the new westbound 91 Maple Street on-ramp and to widen the 91. Construction work is subject to change based on weather or other factors. As a detour, motorists can ...
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Seeking Public Assistance | $10,000 Reward Offered

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The Corona Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for first-hand information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) in the murder of Barnabas William “Will” Crites. On February 26, 2016, at approximately 8:43 p.m., Barnabas William “Will” Crites was assaulted near the City Park skate park located at 930 E. Sixth Street, Corona, and later died from his injuries.  Since that date, the Corona Police Department has been actively investigating Will’s death and is again aski...
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Independence Day Pet Safety Tips!

Pet Safety Tips Fourth of July
With the Fourth of July just a few days away, many of us are planning BBQs and celebrations with family and friends over the Independence Day holiday weekend.  However, the holiday weekend is an especially tough holiday for the four-legged members of our family.  Most animals are terrified of fireworks and this fear can pose a serious threat to their safety.  Additionally, more pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year which makes July 5th the busiest day for the Corona Animal ...
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