Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

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Protecting Your Home During a Wildfire - Safety Information Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscapi...
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FREE QR code stickers with your Medical Profile

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Your Corona Firefighters, together with MyID, serving The City of Corona with pride. Corona Residents, you can now pick up FREE Quick Response (QR) code sticker packs and link your medical profiles. This helps Corona Firefighters access your medical profile as well as your assigned emergency contacts if you or a loved one are ever in an emergency situation. QR codes are scannable with any smartphone and can give firefighters instant access to your MyID medical profile. To take advantage of...
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CAT Hosts 5th Annual Golf Tournament

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Christian Arts and Theatre (CAT) is hosting its 5th Annual CAT Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, September 26, 2016. The tournament will be held at Eagle Glen in Corona where they have the private use of the golf course for the entire day. The tournament includes lunch, dinner, a golf cart for two, a chance to win prizes, and more. If you are not interested in golfing but still would like to attend the dinner and auction portion of the fundraiser you can do that as well. On the day of th...
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91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

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Now at 80 percent complete, the 91 Project in Corona is preparing for the “Main Push,” with traffic lanes being shifted or “pushed” toward the outer shoulders, and heavy construction occurring near Main Street. During the weekend of August 26 through August 29, 2016, crews will conduct the following “Main Push” activities:   Completion of the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp and off-ramp, with new connections at Second Street. This will require full closures of these ramp...
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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Corona Police Department shows zero tolerance in its goal to end drunk driving The Corona Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs Aug. 19 –Sept. 5, 2016. During this time, law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with sobriety...
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Free College Planning Night, September 7

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A college degree is one of the best investments you can ever provide for your child. Knowing how much to save, where to save, and how to save is just a start. The best time to take your first steps towards developing a college plan is when your child takes his/her first steps. The Heartland Institute of Financial Education (HIFE), a National 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is hosting a free College Planning Night. HIFE's mission is to promote financial literacy across America. Their mission ...
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Free Landscape Class for September!

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The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting California Friendly Landscape Training classes this September. The landscape classes are 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 Rethinking Elements of Your Site Right Plant, Right Place Using Rai...
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The Fall Corona Connection is here!

The Fall Corona Connection is here!
The Corona Public Library & Recreation Services Department Corona Connection Fall Brochure is here! Look inside to find city news, events, activities, and classes for residents of all ages! Check out the brochure to see a complete list of all offered classes and activities. Don't forget to attend the Recreation Expo on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Circle City Center (365 N. Main) to learn more! Attendees will get to meet the class instructors, view and parti...
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After-school is Cool at Corona Teen Zone!

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services department is launching a free after-school program for intermediate students: Corona Teen Zone (CTZ). Operating at two sites, the Corona Public Library and the Auburndale Community Center, CTZ offers 7th and 8th graders a multitude of activities: a safe place to hang-out with friends, homework help, computer and Internet access for research and recreation, crafts and activities, gaming, a book club, a movie club, a monthly magazine, and volunte...
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Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, eastbound 91 will be closed at Maple Street on Tuesday night, August 9, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to either of two detour routes: 1.   Exit Maple Street and re-enter eastbound 91 at the Paseo Grande on-ramp. 2.   Exit Maple Street, follow Sixth Street to El Sobrante Road, head south to Magnolia Avenue, head east to enter I-15 and then head north on I-15 to re-enter eastbound...
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Final Summer Concert on the Green August 4, 2016

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The City of Corona is hosting its final 2016 Summer Concert this Thursday, August 4, 2016 on the South Lawn of City Hall, 400 S. Vicentia Avenue. Kids Rock Free (KRF), a Corona-based non-profit dedicated to music education in our community, will kick-start the show at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainment. At 6:55 p.m. join the Corona Police Department for a special filming for the “Running Man Challenge” in which Police Officers and the crowd will be invited to show off their dancing ...
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Corona Library is getting a landscape facelift!

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Great news! The Corona Public Library is going to get a landscape facelift! In the coming weeks, you will see some construction activities going on around the Library as the City of Corona installs new water-wise landscaping. Since the Corona Public Library is such a popular destination and is located in the heart of the community, this is an excellent spot to showcase beautiful low-water use plants and irrigation methods. The garden will be in the areas immediately surrounding the building, ...
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Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project: Temporary Full Street Closure at Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue for Two Weeks

Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project Temporary Full Street Closure at Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue for Two Weeks
As part of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project, the contractor will be widening and paving at the intersection of Chase Drive and Mangular Avenue. The intersection will be closed temporarily for two weeks. There will be temporary noise from the equipment, truck back-up alarms and work crews are anticipated during the working hours. Work will commence Tuesday, August 2, 2016 through Tuesday August 16, 2016 and the anticipated work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (see map ...
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Nightly Full Closures of the 91 at Maple Street, August 1 – 6, 2016

Nightly Full Closures of the 91 at Maple Street, August 1 - 6, 2016
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the 91 will be closed nightly at Maple Street from Monday, August 1 to Saturday, August 6. The closure is necessary for crews to safely remove the temporary support structure from the Maple Street Bridge. Please see below for the schedule of closures and detour routes and refer to the map provided.   Eastbound 91 Closed Nightly at Maple Street: Monday through Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am Motorists wi...
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Remembering 9/11: Hope After Grief, A Tribute Concert

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A Tribute Concert for the 15th Anniversary The City of Corona, in partnership with Christian Arts and Theatre, is producing a Tribute Concert to honor the 15th Anniversary of the tragic attack on America.   The concert, a community effort, will be a fundraiser for the Corona Police department’s non-profit, the Corona Police Community Partnership and the Fire Department’s non-profit, the Corona Fire Safety Foundation with all ticket sales being split between the two organi...
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