Tag Archives: City of Corona

“Read Across America ” with Corona Police Department

On March 2 and 3, the Corona Police Department partnered with several schools within the Corona-Norco Unified School District to celebrate Read Across America.Read Across America The National Education Association Read Across America literacy program, now in its 18th year, is a year-round program that focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.

Mail Theft Arrest

On February 26, at 11:15 a.m., Corona Police Officers responded to the area of Masters Dr. and Christopher Ln. regarding a theft of mail. An eyewitness called the police and reported seeing an unknown female exit a gray colored jeep and steal mail from a mailbox.

CNUSD Teacher Arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with Child

On February 26, 2015, the Corona Police Department was notified by site administration of the Corona Norco Unified School District of the possible inappropriate touching of a student by a teacher at the Orange Elementary School, in the City of Corona. During the investigation, Orange Elementary Teacher Shane Alan Kent, 55 years of Corona, was identified as the teacher accused of the Shane Alan Kentinappropriate touching of a female student.

Westbound 2nd Street Closure

As part of the SR-91 Project, the westbound lane on 2nd Street between W Grand and Vicentia Ave will be closed starting Monday morning, 3/2/2015. This closure is for utility replacement and construction of the new 2nd Street, and will remain closed until the new 2nd Street punches thru from Buena Vista to Grand. Eastbound 2nd Street and the off-ramp will remain open.

Dine Out for the Stacy Family

Corona Chamber hosts Dine Out for the Stacy Family on March 2, 2015. Bill and Kelly Stacy have four beautiful children, three of whom have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive and degen- erative muscle disease. They are in need of a custom van with a loading ramp Dine Out for Stacy Familyand spots to anchor one wheelchair and two power chairs. Corona can help this local family by dining out at one or more of the participating restaurants on Monday, March 2. See Flyer for participating restaurants and please print flyer to take with you.

Women’s Luncheon: Step Into Unstoppable Confidence- For Lasting Influence and Impact

Join us Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant where the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona, presents "An Accidental Entrepreneur" as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. Our special guest Rae Majors-Wildman is an award-winning business strategist, sought after speaker, best-selling author and CEO/President of Rae Majors-Wildman International.

CFD Launches 2+2=1 CPR Training

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can occur anytime and the reality is that many people are not prepared or properly trained to recognize and assist those who are experiencing this condition. Those experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest are in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The Corona Fire Department is pleased to announce and provide a new CPR Training program to assist in Sudden Cardiac Arrest survivability. The “2 Hands + 2 Hours = 1 Life” training consists of video instruction, periods of lecture and realistic hands-on practice and takes less than two hours. Though the training does not provide a “certification” in CPR, it does give you the skills to save a person’s life.

Upcoming Meetings

As a part of the City's Strategic Plan to Improve Communication with our Community and to commit to transparency in all City actions, here are the upcoming public meetings:

Street Closure: Auto Center Drive

Street Closure Notice: Auto Center Drive will undergo a Full Street Closure on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Pomona Road to Monica Circle for Bridge Work Operations. Please be advised and plan ahead accordingly.

Corona Police Community Partnership Recognizes 2014 Employees of the Year

The Corona Police Department is proud to announce that the Corona Police / Community Partnership (CPCP) Board awarded the “CPCP 2014 Employees of the Year,” for each CPD division. During the course of the year, each division, FSD, ISD, and SSD selects an employee for each of the 4 quarters. At the end of the year, the CPCP Board reviews all employees of the quarter and selects an overall employee of the year for each division.

Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California.

City Seeks Code Enforcement Volunteers

The Code Enforcement Division welcomes volunteers from the community to preserve and improve our community, enhance property values and improve the overall quality of life throughout the City. Volunteer Duties Include: The type of duties will vary depending on the needs of the Department and may include: Participating in community events and meetings. Educating the public on City standards and regulations. Aid in the identification of violations throughout the community. Sign Removal from the Public Right-of-Way. Clerical duties to assist City personnel.

91 Project: EastBound 91 to SouthBound 15 Connector Closure & Lane Reduction

Special Notice: Eastbound 91 to Southbound 15 Connector Closure and Lane Reduction Starting Monday, February 16, 2015 at 10 p.m. New connector configuration to open to motorists on Tuesday, February 17, for approximately three months

Fur-Ever Yours Adoption Event

The City of Corona’s Animal Shelter is temporarily home to many eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. These wonderful companions are waiting for their true love to find them and sweep them off of their paws. You can make their Valentine’s Day dream come true!valentines day puppy From Feb. 9 through Feb. 14, 2015, the Corona Animal Shelter will help you find your Fur-Ever love by offering dogs and cats available for adoption for only $15, which includes the spay & neuter costs. Normal Dog-Licensing fees still apply. Visit the Animal Shelter, and find that special som

In-n-Out Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

At 10:57 p.m. on Saturday February 7, 2015, Corona Police Officers responded to an Armed Robbery call at In-N-Out Burger located at 450 Auto Center Dr. in Corona. The suspect was described as a male wearing a green bandana over his face armed with a silver handgun. The suspect was last seen in a black Honda driving westbound on the 91 freeway. Patrol officers responded to the scene to get further information from the victim and witnesses, while other officers checked westbound on the 91 Freeway. Officers located a Black Honda matching the description in a parking lot in Yorba Linda on Savi Ranch Parkway. The vehicle was occupied by a male who was detained by the officers.