Tag Archives: Community

Bicycles for Children Making a Difference in Our Community

The Bicycles for Children organization, a local not-for-profit, was founded three years ago with the goal of donating 155 bicycles to impoverished children to the Corona/Norco Unified School District. This year, the Bicycles for Children organization set an ambitious goal of donating 700 bicycles.

CNUSD Organizes Anti-Bullying March

Board members, administrators, classified and certificated staff all took to the streets of Norco to partake in the District’s first annual Anti-bullying March. Dozens of CNUSD community members participated in the march that started at the district office flag pole at 8 a.m. this morning. This month is National Bullying Prevention month, and schools are participating in various activities district-wide to promote anti-bullying awareness.

Grand Theft Arrest

On Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, Corona Police Officers were dispatched to Kohl’s, 470 Hidden Valley Parkway, regarding a grand theft/vandalism. The investigation revealed that during the weekend, an unknown suspect(s) had cut and stole the copper wiring from the electrical panels that control the solar panels. Several other electrical boxes were cut and the estimated damage and repair costs were $300,000.

KING’S COURT ADULT BASKETBALL – CLAIM THE CROWN

The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department announces the fall season of its King’s Court Adult 5 Man League. Starting in November, the City invites those interested to bring their squad and participate in a fun, competitive, and structured league. The King’s Court Adult Five-Man League features a 10 game season with playoffs at the end of the season. The League also offers weekly player stats, season standings, and awards for the Championship team as well as MVP’s in multiple categories.

Emergency Notification System: Are You Registered?

Emergency Alert System, Are you Registered? The City of Corona’s emergency notification system can send telephone, email and text notifications to residents and businesses within City of Corona. This system is used by emergency response personnel to notify citizens in homes and businesses at risk, providing information on emergency events. The system utilizes the area’s 9-1-1 database, provided by the local telephone company, and thus is able to contact land-line telephones whether listed or unlisted. It is TTY/TDD capable.

Did You Know: New Animal Shelter Location Has Been Identified

The City is excited about the new Animal Shelter, and this location will bring many benefits to our growing community! The opening of the new shelter is tentatively set for the summer of 2015. The Animal Shelter presently has 52 dog kennels, 49 cat kennels, and a 2,750 square foot building. The kennels, building, and fencing are in a continual need of repair. In addition, the current site of the Animal Shelter is considerably smaller than the new site located at 1330 Magnolia, and is landlocked, making expansion difficult at best.

91 Expansion Business Highlight: Jenson USA Bicycles

At Jenson USA Bicycles, "customers are everything." Located at 2410 Wardlow Road, east of Serfas Club Drive, Jenson USA houses more than 20,000 bicycle parts and is a go-to place for all things cycling - complete bikes, apparel, accessories and more. Led by founder and Chief Executive Officer Mike Cachat, who turned his passion for riding into a successful business, Jenson USA also is fortunate to have an educated and experienced staff.

Red Robin Tip-A-Cop Event a Great Success

On Oct.16, 2014, the Corona Police Department and the Jurupa Station of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department participated in the 2014 National Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop Event. Officers traded in their handcuffs for gourmet burgers and aprons to help serve Red Robin guests and raised more than $1,500 for the local Special Olympics program.

Fill the Container for ISIS Refugees

What started as a small idea from a local mom has quickly turned into a city wide movement to help refugees in the Middle East. Chelsea Dischinger is a stay-at-home mom who heard about the crisis in the Middle East and felt compelled to do something to help.Along with her two daughters, Reese, 4, and Jordyan, 6, the Dischingers took on the challenge, with the help of the local community, to fill a 40 foot container with supplies and ship it to the refugees.

Corona PD Prepares Teen Drivers with ‘Drive 4 Life’

The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its "Drive 4 Life" teen driver safety program Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.

Red Robin Tip-a-Cop to Benefit Special Olympics

COME ONE, COME ALL! Please join the Corona Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Red Robin, 419 N. McKinley Ave., for the National Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop Event. Police officers will be trading in their handcuffs for gourmet burgers and aprons to help serve Red Robin guests.

91 Project Brings Improvements to Santa Ana River Trail

As part of the 91 Project, work will begin this fall near the Santa Ana River Trail (SART) along Green River Road in Corona. Improvements include building a retaining wall along the 91, realigning Green River Road and constructing a new, permanent parking lot for trail users.

Corona to be a Host Town for Special Olympics World Games

Corona announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program from July 21 – 24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, more than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be welcomed to southern California through the Host Town program. One hundred communities from San Luis Obispo to San Diego will have the honor of being selected as an official Host Town.

Corona Police Seek Assistance to Identify Victim

On Oct. 9, 2014, at about 2:30 p.m., Corona Police officers responded to the area of Cresta Road and Promenade Avenue regarding a report of an unknown type of disturbance between occupants of a van and a pedestrian. During the incident it appeared someone fell from the van and landed on the roadway. The van was located at Magnolia and Kellogg Avenues and stopped by police. An injured 18-year-old Hispanic male was located in the van.

Halloween in Corona

Hints of fall are in the air, costumes are getting their final fittings, and buckets are being filled with Candy. It’s that time of year again to carve your pumpkins and celebrate the fall harvest and Halloween spooktaculars. Feel free to browse this list of events in Corona to celebrate the season, and always be sure to check the InnerCircleCorona.com Community Calendar for the latest happenings in Corona.