Tag Archives: Community

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.

Women’s Luncheon: An Accidental Entrepreneur

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.

Art Auction to Feature Local Artists & Students

The Friends of RCCD Forensics invite you to help celebrate their 10th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona with your attendance. Local artists’ and Riverside Community College District student works in watercolor, acrylic, drawing, glass, jewelry, photography and more will be up for silent and live auction.

Artist-In-Residence Classes at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

Glassblowing, woodworking, ceramics and pottery-making are just a few of many skills offered at Heritage Park for children and adults by professional artists. The Park's art organization, The Arts Colony, also has regular art demonstrations and classes that include drawing, oils, acrylics, watercolor and more. If you're interested in art, you may even want to join.

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.

Dreams & Decisions 2015 is coming March 7!

Dreams & Decisions 2015 is coming March 7! This day is all about the middle-school girl. Dreams & Decisions is a wonderful (FREE!) program for middle-school girls. It's a great opportunity for them to learn how to make good choices, avoid the pitfalls of today's young women, and have fun with their friends! Presenters will speak about social media, selfies, cyber bullying, body image, and so much more in a safe and appropriate atmosphere.

Corona Symphony Orchestra Presents “A Night of Classics”

The Corona Symphony Orchestra will be presenting "A Night of Classics" this month. The evening of classics will be lead by Music Director and Conductor, Marco A. Mejia and the concert repertoire is as follows:Night of Classics Corona Symphony Don Giavanni Overture - Mozart Trumpet Concerto - Hummel Featuring Phillip Pacier, trumpet Symphony No.7 - Beethoven

Free City of Hope Presentation: Ask the Experts “Cancer Urban Legends: The Environment”

Free City of Hope Presentation: Ask the Experts “Cancer Urban Legends: The Environment” Does the environment increase our risk of cancer? What about plastic bottles, radiation, chemicals, and soy products? Do they cause cancer?

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

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.

Growing Up in Corona in the 1950s

On Feb. 21, the Corona Historic Preservation Society (CHPS) will host the second in a series of “Growing Up in Corona” panel discussions as CHPS encourages members of our beloved city to learn about eras past.

Update-Officer Involved Shooting

As a follow-up to the officer involved shooting incident on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, the investigation has presented additional facts. The deceased suspect, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59 years, of Hemet, CA, was involved in a full take-over robbery at Pacific Premier Bank armed with what witnesses described as an unknown type handgun. Johnson forced employees at gunpoint into the vault, where he proceeded to rob the bank and employees of a large sum of cash. Johnson was using some type of communication device during the robbery and threatened to kill employees if they called the police. After he fled, officers were able to locate him by the use of a bank tracking device that was given to him unknowingly when he stole the money.