Tag Archives: City of Corona

Energy Vampires Lurking in Corona

This Halloween, we’ll be seeing tons of spooky creatures and supernatural monsters out on the streets, but the scariest monster is lurking every day in your own home: the energy vampire! An “energy vampire” is an electronic appliance or device that uses energy when it’s plugged in, even if it’s turned off.

Red Robin Tip-A-Cop Event a Great Success

On Oct.16, 2014, the Corona Police Department and the Jurupa Station of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department participated in the 2014 National Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop Event. Officers traded in their handcuffs for gourmet burgers and aprons to help serve Red Robin guests and raised more than $1,500 for the local Special Olympics program.

Corona PD Prepares Teen Drivers with ‘Drive 4 Life’

The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its "Drive 4 Life" teen driver safety program Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.

Red Robin Tip-a-Cop to Benefit Special Olympics

COME ONE, COME ALL! Please join the Corona Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Red Robin, 419 N. McKinley Ave., for the National Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop Event. Police officers will be trading in their handcuffs for gourmet burgers and aprons to help serve Red Robin guests.

Corona to be a Host Town for Special Olympics World Games

Corona announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program from July 21 – 24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, more than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be welcomed to southern California through the Host Town program. One hundred communities from San Luis Obispo to San Diego will have the honor of being selected as an official Host Town.

Corona Police Seek Assistance to Identify Victim

On Oct. 9, 2014, at about 2:30 p.m., Corona Police officers responded to the area of Cresta Road and Promenade Avenue regarding a report of an unknown type of disturbance between occupants of a van and a pedestrian. During the incident it appeared someone fell from the van and landed on the roadway. The van was located at Magnolia and Kellogg Avenues and stopped by police. An injured 18-year-old Hispanic male was located in the van.

Blood Drive @ Corona City Hall

The City of Corona, in conjunction with Lifestream, is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose Room. Donors will receive a $5 In-N-Out gift card (while supplies last). People often do not donate because they have misconceptions about the dangers of donating blood. Here are several myths involving donating blood and the actual facts.

Coming Soon to a Park Near You: Restrooms!

Keep your eyes peeled! The City of Corona Maintenance Services Department is proud to announce enhancements to nine Corona parks - new restrooms! The restrooms will look similar to the one shown here. They are currently under construction and will be installed over the next several months. The restrooms will be installed at the following parks...

Corona PD Alert: Woman Assaulted by Police Impersonator

The Corona Police Department Investigations Bureau is currently conducting an investigation of a sexual assault possibly committed by a police impersonator. The investigation stems from an incident that occurred in September 2014. At approximately 2:30 a.m., an adult female was traveling on Railroad Ave, near Sheridan St., when she was pulled over by a dark colored vehicle, which contained a spot light and a forward facing red light. The male occupant of the vehicle approached the lone female and acted as if he was a police officer. The suspect directed the female to drive a short distance to a dark street where he forcibly assaulted her inside his vehicle.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Corona City Hall is hosting a Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Saturday and Sunday Oct. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Corona City Hall Parking Lot [MAP]. This is a great time to recycle your old paint, used oil, chemicals, batteries, and propane tanks. Help protect our environment and make the City of Corona safe for our families. This event is open to all Riverside County and Corona residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage.

Corona Fire Finished Up Mans Yard Work After Collapsing Mowing the Lawn

Today Corona Fire responded to man down and arrived on scene to find the homeowner who had gone unconscious while mowing the lawn. After treating and transporting the gentleman, his wife and baby were left with a huge mess of blood and grass all over the driveway and sidewalk.fire helps finish lawn Corona Firefighters from Engine 1 assisted by cleaning up the yard and putting the lawn equipment away for the family. The wife did not realize what they were doing, as she was inside getting ready to go to the hospital ER, until she came out as they were finishing up. Corona Fire: Serving Our City with Pride.

Citrus Splash Zone Will Remain Open to Oct. 20

The Maintenance Services Department is happy to announce that the Citrus Splash Zone will remain open until Oct. 20! The Citrus Splash Zone is open daily at Citrus Park, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Citrus Park is located at 1250 Santana Way in Corona [MAP], at the intersection of Rimpau Avenue and Taber Street. Citrus Park covers just over 20 acres, is ADA accessible and has many other amenities including a softball field, children's play equipment, restrooms, a picnic area and a drinking fountain. So beat the heat and spend a great day at the Citrus Splash Zone!

Corona Shines Blue for San Bernardino Police Officer

On August 22, San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia was shot in the head and seriously wounded. Officer Garcia, a second generation police officer, (his father is a Captain at SBPD) and a young father is still in critical condition fighting for his life. Officer Garcia is making significant progress in his recovery. He is attempting to speak, moving his arms and legs, and tracking with his eyes. As of Friday, he is still on a ventilator and in Critical Condition. The Corona City Hall, Corona Police Department, Corona Fire Headquarters, all seven Corona Fire Stations and the Corona Police Officer’s Association have placed blue lights at the front of the buildings to show solidarity for Officer Garcia and to remind us all to keep him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

Police Respond to a Suicidal Man

On September 24, 2014 at approximately 12:15 p.m. Corona Police responded to the area of Fullerton Ave. and Barth St. reference a possible suicidal man in the area. Police were contacted by the man’s ex-girlfriend stating he may be in the area and possibly had a gun.

91 Expansion Business Highlight: Harvey’s Auto Repair

Located at 317 E. Grand Boulevard in Corona, Harvey's Auto Repair and Transmissions staff has been helping customers for more than 30 years with automotive service needs. The family-owned business specializes in transmission repair and rebuilding services. They also guarantee their rebuilt transmissions with a one-year or 12,000-mile warranty.harveys in corona They provide a wide array of competitively priced automotive services such as electrical diagnostics, inspections, brakes, tune-ups, air conditioning, clutch installation and repair, oil changes and tires.