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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Haunting for Humanity, New Year’s Eve Weekend

Important Update: 12/29/16  |  1:45 p.m. 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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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