Corona Animal Shelter– Extended Hours | Whiskers & Tails Adoption Event

Corona Animal Shelter- Extended Hours (1)
We are very excited to announce that starting July 1, 2016, the City of Corona Animal Shelter will be extending its operating hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 6:00 p.m.   In celebrating the new extended hours, the Corona Animal Shelter will be having a special Whiskers & Tails Adoption Event on Wednesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 7th.  Visit the animal shelter to check out the adorable Whiskers & Tails awaiting their new homes.  All available dogs and cats can be adopted for...

Corona DWP: 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

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2016 Annual Water Quality Report The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) has completed its annual Consumer Confidence report for the 2015 year. DWP is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality product and service. The annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is an example of DWP’s ability to deliver to our customers the best quality drinking water that meets or exceeds health standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California ...

Summer Concerts on the Green 2016

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Summer is officially here! Kick it off with live entertainment that will bring you out of your seat and onto the dance floor. Performers will take you from the rock and roll of the 50’s and 60’s by Smokin’ Cobras or the timeless music of the Eagles delivered by The Long Run - Eagles Tribute Band, each night will be great for music enthusiasts. 2016 Lineup: Thursday, July 14th - Smokin’ Cobras Thursday, July 21th - LA Blue Band Thursday, July 28th - The Reflexx Thursday, August 4th - The Lo...

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations & Bike Racks, Lockers!

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Do you want to ride your bike more, but don’t have a place to secure it? Have an electric vehicle that needs a quick charge while you’re on the road? We’ve got some good news for you! The City of Corona received grant funding to install bicycle racks and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Two grants were obtained, one from the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the other from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee...

Independence Day: Celebrate Freedom with the City of Corona

Independence Day Parade 2016
On Saturday, July 2nd the City of Corona will host its annual Independence Day Celebration. The Parade and Festival are eagerly awaited events that gather our community to celebrate our great nation and the ideals it stands for. The Parade begins at the intersection of Main and Pueblo at 9 a.m. and moves north to Olive Avenue. This year we have more than 100 participants, making it one of our largest Parades ever! Grab a seat early along Main Street near one of the three announcers’ booths lo...

Fireworks Illegal in Corona! Fines $500+

Fireworks Illegal in Corona
The City of Corona would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess, discharge or sell fireworks. Residents should adhere to the “no fireworks” law throughout the City of Corona (Corona Municipal Code 9.33.010-9.33.030). Every year, people are seriously injured, property is damaged, and the risk of fires increases due to the illegal use of fireworks. Our extremely dry conditions, due to the drought, create a greater potential for fires caused by fireworks, especially in or near the...

Corona Cooling Center

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Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It’s Hot! Community Action Partnership of Riverside County is coordinating Cool Centers to provide drop-in sites for vulnerable individuals, seniors, the disabled, and others in need of temporary relief from the heat. Cool Centers will open to the public, in affected areas, when a “Heat Warning” is issued. Watch or listen for the “Heat Warning” on your television, radio, and local newspaper. Hot Weather Tips: Drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol and...

Father’s Day Pet Adoption Event

Father's Day Adoption Event
The City of Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Father’s Day with a special adoption event.  Ties are so last year.  This year adopt a shelter pet!  Let’s get Dad the gift he can enjoy all year long.  Whether it is man’s best friend or a cute cuddle buddy, the choice is yours. Visit the Corona Animal Shelter during our Father’s Day Adoption Days starting Saturday, June 11 – Saturday, June 18.  All available dogs and cats can be adopted for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter.  N...

Independence Day Celebration: Saturday July 2nd

Independence Day Parade 2016
 Every year the City of Corona is proud to assemble an Independence Day Celebration worthy of our great nation. Wondering what to expect at this year’s event? Here’s a sneak preview for you! The Main Street Independence Day Parade begins at the intersection of Main and Ontario at 9 a.m. featuring more than 70 local organizations, businesses, and families.  If you haven’t submitted your application, they are still available until June 10th for a $100 entry fee.  Spectators are encouraged to gr...

Live the Adventure at Summer Day Camp!

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services invites children from 5-12 years of age to join us for a summer full of games, crafts, friends, and happy memories! Adventure Day Camp (550 S. Vicentia Avenue) and Auburndale Day Camp (1045 Auburndale) begin on June 6, 2016. Adventure Day Camp is for children ages 5-8, who were enrolled in school this past school year.  The theme for this year’s Camp, “Dr. Seuss is on the Loose,” features a variety of games, crafts, and group activities that ...

City to Host Budget Workshop

On May 26, 2016, at 9 a.m. the City of Corona will be hosting a budget workshop in the City Council Chambers to present and review the 2016-17 Proposed Annual Budget. The City Management team will provide the Council with a balanced budget proposal, prepared in a new zero-based budget, which is a rigorous, structured approach in evaluating each dollar that is appropriated to fund critical City services and programs. “This year we have prepared the budget document in a brand new format that...

Promenade Traffic Collision- Teen Fatality

On May 22, 2016, at approximately 9:24 p.m. the Corona Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Promenade Avenue regarding a vehicle versus a pedestrian traffic collision. Upon arrival, officers found the deceased body of a 15-year-old female from Corona, lying in the street. The Corona Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Team (CRT) responded to the scene to handle the investigation. Traffic investigators believe the victim purposely entered the roadway where she was struck a...

City Selects New Information Technology Director

The City of Corona hired a new Information Technology Director after holding a national recruitment through Bob Murray & Associates in order to fill the vacant position due to the retirement of former Director Steve Larson.  After being selected out of more than 166 potential candidates, Chris McMasters started with the City of Corona on April 18, 2016. “I’m truly excited to serve others,” said McMasters. “And I look forward to helping the City of Corona become a data driven organizati...

Share Your Talents & Skills with the Circle City

Inspire Others
The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department is seeking instructors to bring new, fun, and creative classes to our community. This is a great way to share your expertise and passion with your community and earn some money at the same time. We currently have high demand for classes in the following areas: Computers and Social Media Foreign Languages Teen and Tween based subjects However, if you have expertise in other areas, please consider sharing these with the...

Put Your Patriotism on Display at the Independence Day Parade

On Saturday, July 2, 2016 the City of Corona invites you to the Annual Main Street U.S.A. Independence Day Parade! Join local organizations, sports teams, businesses, and residents to celebrate the founding of our great nation. Drawing 4,000 family, friends, and neighbors, the parade takes place on Main Street from Ontario to Olive Streets. This year’s Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Applications for parade entry are available through the Corona Library and Recreation Se...