Corona Fire Takes 1st place in Wing Eating Competition

Fire Engineer Jamie Pirritano
This past weekend was the first annual “Wild Wild West Fundraiser” hosted by Buffalo Wild Wings to benefit non-profit organization “Christmas Cheer All Year.” The chicken wing eating competition included competitors from local Southern California Police, Sheriff, and Fire departments. Corona Fire Engineer Jamie Pirritano and Corona Police Department’s Captain Tom Weeks represented Corona at the competition. Engineer Jamie Pirritano took first place, beating 32 police and fire competitors, by ...

SR91 Project Promotes Shopping Local!

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The 91 Project is tracking personal purchases that team members are making in Corona and providing incentives to the community to shop locally. The project’s Business Support Program offers two campaigns: In the “91 Receipt Rewards” campaign, team members submit receipts for personal expenditures, including meals, snacks, gasoline, groceries and other items for an opportunity to win monthly gift cards to other Corona businesses. During the past four months, the team has submitted receipt...

Corona Police Explorer’s Sixth Academy Class

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On July 19, 2014, the Corona Police Department began hosting its Sixth Police Explorer Academy.  The academy is a week-long and culminates with a graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 25, 2015.  Twenty one young men and women are enrolled in this year’s explorer academy.  Each day the explorers receive instruction in a class setting, on subjects such as career choices, leadership, lifetime fitness, handcuffing, K-9 tactics and communications.  The police department’s mission, vision, values and ...

Mail Theft Suspects Arrested

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On Saturday, July 18, 2015, residents in the area of the 1300 block of Ontario Ave. reported seeing two females in a Dodge Magnum station wagon acting suspiciously. Officers located the vehicle and conducted an enforcement stop. Inside the vehicle, officers found stolen mail. Both female occupants were arrested for mail theft. Inside the car officers also found flyers that the females were putting into mailboxes so their activity would look legitimate. Arrested were: Nicole Vejar (36 yrs. of Cor...

Corona Animal Shelter: Clear the Shelter Before the Move!

The Corona Police Department is proud to announce the “soon to be” opening of the NEW Animal Shelter in the City of Corona. This new facility will be located at 1330 Magnolia Avenue and will offer a larger amount of space, shelter, and kennels that are needed to better support our growing City. This shelter will provide an increase in the overall total of dog kennels, including the number of public-view dog kennels, and it will also provide true isolation kennels for sick dogs and segregated ...

Women’s Luncheon: Build Your Relationships…Build Your Business!

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"People do business with people they know, like and trust. When you build meaningful relationships, offer and provide a quality product/service… then they MAY buy or refer you” said Laura Bruno. She brings over 30 years of business experience and shares many stories of challenges as well as successes to drive home the techniques that make people successful by building relationships. So how do we accomplish this? How do we build meaningful relationships so that people want to get to know us, d...

Joy Street / Grand Blvd. Update.

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the new connection of Joy Street to E. Grand Boulevard will open on Sunday, July 26, 2015 and allow vehicles to access Joy Street in both directions. This roadway configuration will be in place for approximately three weeks. During this time, it will serve as a detour for City of Corona roadway work on Harrison Street.  On approximately August 17, 2015, right turn access will be available only from Joy Street to E. Grand B...