Turn Back Your Irrigation Timers

Fall and winter are great times to adjust and check your irrigation. Overwatering during fall and winter can actually damage or kill some plants rather than preserve them. To ensure your landscape stays in good condition this fall, be sure to complete this checklist for an efficient running irrigation! Check to assure that sprinklers are reaching all areas of your landscape Check that nothing is broken or clogged Check your irrigation lines for leaks by looking for puddles or soft...

Promote and Improve Literacy on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 is “Giving Tuesday” and the Corona Public Library has several ways for you to give to help improve local literacy. “Black Friday” weekend shopping is over and “Cyber Monday” is underway. Hopefully, you’ve checked most things off your holiday list, and perhaps one of the few remaining items is to help others. This is the perfect time of year to do just that, and on “Giving Tuesday” the Library provides you the opportunity to check that off your list as well. Adopt...

United Way Winter Wonderland

On December 17 & 19th, Corona, Norco & Eastvale United Way will be hosting its First Annual Winter Wonderland for the deserving families of their Family Support Services program as well as the Adult GED Training Program. The families will be scheduled for their Winter Wonderland by United Way staff. The Winter Wonderland will be a time for families to "shop" for presents for their children as well as the children being able to "shop" for presents for their adult family members. These ...

Haunting for Humanity, New Year’s Eve Weekend

Join the Zombie Apocolypse New Year's Eve Weekend! "Haunting for Humanity" will be the first ever full interactive 360 haunted Stage Play Maze, all at your local Corona Shops at Dos Lagos (Map). The epic event will benefit Rady Children's Hospital-Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders & Corona Norco Eastvale United Way. Special guest appearances including Ross Marquand (Aaron) and Khary Payton, from The Walking Dead, will be joining this event! The main event, “Zombie Apoca...

Child Annoyance Arrest

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at about 8 a.m., 34-year-old Corona resident Robert Sanchez Banuelos was arrested for the misdemeanor of Child Annoyance. Banuelos was identified by a 13-year-old female and her 12-year-old sister as the person who approached them in the area of Cota Street and Parkridge Avenue on Halloween. The sisters were walking home from school on Oct. 31, 2016 when Banuelos, who was accompanied by a female child, struck up a conversation with them. During the conversation, Ban...

Corona Driver Convicted of Second Degree Murder

On November 8, 2016, Eduardo Alvarez was convicted of all charges including 2nd degree murder for his driving actions in an incident that occurred on August 9, 2015. On that date at approximately 9:25 p.m., evidence showed that Eduardo Alvarez (26-year-old of Corona) was driving his Nissan Maxima eastbound on Sixth Street in the City of Corona at speeds between 80 MPH to 100 MPH from the intersection of Victoria Avenue, up to Promenade Avenue. Several witnesses testified that the Nissan Maxima w...

Corona’s Winter Events & Holiday Cheer!

Help us spread Holiday Cheer, Share your Community Events! Spark of Love Toy Drive From Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016 The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. ...

Peppermint Ridge Festival of Trees and Craft Faire

Peppermint Ridge (Map) will be hosting their second Festival of Trees and Craft Faire on Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both days will be filled with great vendors, food, and most importantly, tons of Christmas spirit! The Festival of Trees will be held in the Angel Hall, which will be filled with beautiful decorated Christmas Trees. These trees are decorated by sponsors from local communities. You can vote for your favorites and even make a bid on the tree tha...

Special Infrastructure meeting to Establish Community Task Force

Circle City Substation 66KV Sub-transmission Line Project The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is currently processing an application by Southern California Edison (SCE) to construct new overhead electrical transmission lines through residential neighborhoods in Corona. The City is on record opposing this project in its current configuration. On October 18, 2016, the City of Corona hosted an Informational Meeting to bring Corona residents together with SCE representatives. Fro...

Holiday Lighting Celebration

The holidays are here so let’s gather around to cheer! Join us for the annual Holiday Lighting Celebration on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4 p.m. at the Historic Civic Center Front Lawn (Map).  Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer at this family-friendly event featuring a plethora of activities! Live Entertainment by Arts Alive Crafts at Santa's Workshop Take a photo with Santa Play with Real Snow Tasty goodies and warm refreshments will be available for all to enjoy! Star...

Halloween Safety Tips

The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween! Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours. Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by. Parents should carry flashlights with them. Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes. Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...

“Kids & Cops Holiday Magic”

Holiday Magic
The 14th annual Corona Police Department “Kids & Cops Holiday Magic” will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Sheridan Park (Map),  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event provides crafts and game activities for underprivileged children from our community. Last year, the "Kids & Cops Holiday Magic" program presented over 1,000 gifts! This was all made possible through generous community donations. Registration dates for this event will be held on Saturday, November 12th and Saturd...

Foothill Pkwy Westerly Extension Ribbon Cutting

The City of Corona Public Works Department will be hosting a Community Grand Opening Celebration of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. Residents are invited to come enjoy live entertainment by Kids Rock Free and to be the first to hike or bike along the new trail following the ceremony. The 2-mile completed project extends Foothill Parkway west to Green River Road connecting at Paseo...

Palm Springs Fundraiser Raffle

Palm Springs Fundraiser Raffle
Local Corona business, Monster Energy, supports survivors of Palm Springs' fallen officers through the Corona Police Officer's Association Raffle On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Palm Springs lost two officers, Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny in an officer-involved shooting. Officer Vega was a 35-year department veteran, and Officer Zerebny was a new mom to a little girl, back after maternity leave. Hundreds of members of the community paid their respects at the joint memorial service that was ...

City reconfigures lane on Green River

Update Oct. 19, 2016: Due to equipment failure the reconfiguration of Green River was unable to be completed the night of October 18, 2016, as planned. The WB on-ramp at Green River was opened to 3 lanes. Crews have scheduled the remaining work to occur Thursday, October 19, 2016. Oct. 18, 2016: In an ongoing effort to address many of the safety-related traffic concerns facing morning commuters using the Green River Road to westbound SR-91 On-Ramp, City Contractors along with 91 Project C...