Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle

The Corona Senior Center invites you to “Sisterhood Stretch & Share Circle.” Led by volunteer instructor, Geri Fox, this new six-week program allows the gathering of women to share their dreams, unburden themselves of worry, sorrow, or other issues while gently stretching their bodies. The program launches on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. There will be a class demonstration on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. Come out to the Senior Center to get a glimpse of the program! Participants...
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Spring Cleaning: Clear Clutter with a Yard Sale

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing: It's time for spring cleaning! No matter how hard we try, it is almost inevitable that we accumulate more than we need throughout the year, so while you clean your home and clear clutter, consider having a garage/yard sale to give your items a new home. But before you hold your sale in Corona, remember that the City has a few requirements and tips to help make it a success. For starters, a permit, which can be obtained on the City's websi...
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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Did you know that March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? The City of Corona invites you to celebrate the holiday by strolling in one of the City’s 35 parks! Walking is a low impact exercise that most people can enjoy. It’s a great foundation for an active lifestyle whose benefits include a lower stress level, decreases in blood pressure, and weight loss. The City of Corona maintains 35 parks with a variety of amenities such as picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields, basketb...
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Illegal Marijuana Dispensary Bust

In early February, the Corona Police Department’s Vice Narcotics Unit began a joint investigation with Code Enforcement into marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the City of Corona in violation of the City Municipal Code (CMC), state, and federal law.  Several businesses have been identified as illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. The business owners and property owners have been served cease and desist letters by the City Attorney’s Office, and they have been issued administrati...
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CITY FINDS INNOVATIVE WAYS TO REACH OUT TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The City of Corona’s Economic Development Department, Team Corona, is constantly looking for innovative ways to get in front of their business community. On Monday, March 6th at 10:00 am, a new, live internet radio show, “Corona Biz Talk” will offer its listeners updates to business events in Corona, information about the city government and expert business advice at www.hoperadio247.com. This isn’t the first time Team Corona has tried something innovative or different to reach out to its bus...
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Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA's ninth annual Fix a Leak Week which will take place March 20 through 26, 2017, but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long. Learn how to find and fix leaks during Fix a Leak Week. It's as easy as 1-2-3 To che...
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Corona Mayor’s Youth Council—Apply now!

The City of Corona is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 Mayor’s Youth Council – the deadline is March 31st, hurry and apply today! The Mayor’s Youth Council strives to connect the youth in our community to City government, providing students with insight on the functions of a municipality and giving them access to our City’s elected and appointed leaders. Students are selected based on their involvement with the community and scholastic achievement in a competitive process ...
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Spring Classical Music Series at the Library

The Corona Public Library presents the "Spring Classical Music Series," hosting four classical concerts over a period of four weeks. The concerts will be held on March 22, March 27, April 5, and April 10. Each concert is free and open to the public, giving everyone the opportunity to experience classical music up close. These concerts include a classical guitar; a cello quartet; a string quartet; and a woodwind quintet. Corona Public Library’s annual classic concert series is made possible b...
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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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