Public Works Team Awarded for Engineering Excellence

The City of Corona’s Public Works Team received an Engineering Excellence Award for their Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project. Lead by Senior Engineer, Linda Bazmi, the project constructed a four-lane overcrossing above operational Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks, and improves vehicular and pedestrian safety by separating trains from highway and foot traffic. The overpass was designed with future enhancements in mind and allows for the addition of two more activ...
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HHW Collection Event March 11 & 12

Properly dispose of HHW & E-Waste for FREE! There will be a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the City of Corona City Hall parking lot (Enter off of Buena Vista) on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all Corona and Riverside County residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage! Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items: • Paint • Shellacs • Paint thinner • Turpentine • Epoxies • ...
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March 4 | Free Teen Driver Safety Program

The Corona Police Department Traffic Bureau Division is excited to announce the 2017 "Drive 4 Life" teen driver safety program dates. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. The goal is to provide a FREE service to the community by educating young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. The program focuses on the four most common factors that le...
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Corona Public Library is pleased to have joined the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program. This is a free national program that encourages parents and caregivers to read 1,000 books with their child before he or she enters kindergarten. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless! Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to read 1,000 books before your little one starts kindergarten. If you read just 1 book a night, you will have read ...
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Getting the Right Kind of Retail for Our City

In a time when buzz words and catch phrases are thrown at us on a daily basis, it is difficult to fully understand what “shop local,” means to a community and how it --or a lack of it-- shapes a community’s retail choices. Like anything else in life, we find ourselves looking over the proverbial fence and wanting what the “other” person has; in this case, what another city may have. Because of the multitude of retail choices and a variety of people, rarely are citizens of a particular jurisdicti...
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Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) – Volunteers Needed!

For over 20 years, Trauma Intervention Program volunteers have been working in partnership with Corona’s Emergency Responders and Corona Regional Medical Center providing support to emotionally traumatized citizens immediately after tragedy strikes. TIP Corona is an all-volunteer, non-profit, public benefit corporation serving the citizens of Corona and surrounding communities. TIP volunteers are specially trained citizens who are available 24/7/365 to be called upon by emergency responde...
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Drip Irrigation Class February 4th!

Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, overspray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency; that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To help our residents, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is offering a program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard fro...
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Free Landscape Class

  Register Today for the Free Landscape Class for January! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this January. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinki...
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2017 Reading Challenge

Find your favorite bookmark, your handy reading lamp, select your cozy reading nook, because the 2017 Corona Public Library Reading Challenge has been released! The reading challenge is sponsored by The Friends of the Corona Public Library and will include monthly prizes.… everyone will want to win! How to play: Reading Lists are available at the Corona Public Library, Senior Center, Circle City Center, City Hall, website and Pinterest site. The purpose of the Corona Public Library ...
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Free Vocal Workshop and Spring Auditions

Corona is full of talented artists and musicians, are you one of them? The Circle City Chorale (CCC) will he hosting a Free Vocal Workshop as well Spring Auditions. Learn the essentials of rhythm, notes, and scales from the experts at CCC and/or audition for the spring season! Information below. Free Vocal Workshop January 7th, 2016, at the Circle City Center 1:00pm-2:30pm – Beginning Rhythm and Sight Reading 3:00pm- 4:30pm – Intermediate Sight Reading The Circle City Chorale will be ho...
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Lois Krieger Grant

In partnership with Western Municipal Water District, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power offers the Lois B Krieger Water Project grant to local educators. Through creative and out of the box activities, this program provides opportunities for teachers to implement innovative lessons on the significance of water and the important role water plays in our community. Grants of up to $700 were awarded to local schools to further educate their classes on water related projects. Th...
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Independence Day Celebration Survey

In 2016, The City of Corona held its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 2, 2016 rather than on July 4th. This change in date saved the City $112,000 (including $40,000 in stage, lighting, and sound services generously provided by Monster Energy). By moving the event to Saturday, the City reduced overtime costs and negotiated with vendors to reduce their fees. This saved more than $72,000. Further, had we not changed the date, Monster Energy would have been unavailable to a...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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