Corona Teens Fill Purses for the Needy

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Three remarkable teenage girls in Corona set out to provide purses filled with essentials for the needy in our community. High school sophomores, Katie Wong, founder of Two Hands (an organization set up to in 2011 to help others in our community), Cheyenne Espinosa, and Cassidy McCarthy got together with an idea to give homeless women in our community purses filled with donated supplies including baby wipes, hair brushes, Kleenex, socks, toiletries and other things you would normally find in ...

PizzaRev is Coming to the Corona Crossings & Hiring!

Corona will soon be home to the newest PizzaRev – a build-your-own pizza concept that was recently named ‘Best Pizza’ by LA Daily News readers. Scheduled to open in mid-February at the Crossings at Corona across from Edwards movie theater complex, PizzaRev will change how the community thinks about pizza with offerings like fresh pressed, homemade dough, locally sourced ingredients, all-natural cheeses and vegan and gluten-free options. It will be the first of at least seven franchise locations ...

2015 Winter Holiday Festivities 🎅

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Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way to one of these jolly holiday celebrations! Local businesses, schools, and non-profits throughout the City of Corona are hosting events all winter long. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Just Plain Dancin’, a local dance studio in Corona, is hosting their 2nd Annual Christmas Boutique on Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2451 Pomona rd. [MAP] The event is a fundraiser for the Circle of Hope Dancers Foundat...

RCTC Seeking Members for New Corona Community Task Force

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To complement the existing 91 Project public outreach program, RCTC is forming a new Corona Community Task Force to enhance two-way conversations with you, the residents. The group will discuss traffic flow and provide recommendations for reducing impacts to the Corona area. The task force is expected to begin meeting this fall and continue to meet on a monthly basis. Meetings will be held on a weeknight from approximately 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. To apply to become a task force member, please click her...

Corona PD Seeks Help Identifying Theft Suspect Vehicle

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On Sunday, October 25, 2015, at about 5:15 a.m. a 32 foot Weekend Warrior travel trailer, model FS3200, CA Lic. 1LL3041, was stolen from the area of E. Sixth Street and El Sobrante. The trailer was kept in a secured area behind a business. The trailer was used for a child’s go-kart racing program, and stored a go-kart and all the equipment necessary to race.  The trailer is missing the cover for the propane tanks and has black “plasti-dripped” wheels. The Corona Police Department is seeking t...

Suspect Sought in String of Robberies

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The Corona Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying two male suspects who are responsible for committing four armed robberies within a six-hour time period. The first robbery occurred last night, Sept. 21, at 9:19 p.m. at the USA Gas Station, located at 1205 S. Main St. in Corona. Two male suspects wearing masks entered the store and demanded money from the gas station clerk. During the robbery, one suspect kept his hand in his pocket, simulating as if he had a weapon. ...

Corona PD Out in Full Force to Catch Drunk Drivers

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As summer winds down, the Corona Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 18-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety to curb impaired driving and save lives.  Aug. 21 through Sept. 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners in Riverside County, across the state and nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving.  Increased state and nationa...

‘Drive 4 Life’ Program This Saturday

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The Corona Police Department’s Traffic Section is presenting a “Drive 4 Life” Teen Driver Education Program this Saturday, August 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This program is designed for young drivers between the ages of 15 ½ and 19 who have a driver’s license, a learner’s permit, or are about to get one.  The goal of the program is to educate our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways, and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.  The program focus...

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...

Donate Blood & Learn About Your Blood Type!

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What’s Your Type? Blood Donation Facts: Everyone belongs to one of four blood groups: O type – 46%                      B type – 10%11 A type – 40%                      AB type – 4% Who can use whose blood? Patient:                                             Donor: O negative can use O negative only O positive can use O positive, O negative A negative can use A negative, O negative A positive can use A positive, A negative, O positive, O negative B...

Sex Registrants Compliance Operation

California law mandates that persons convicted of specified sex crimes register as sex offenders with the local law enforcement agency within the jurisdiction of their residence. Local law enforcement agencies and the California Department of Justice maintain the registration records of these sex offenders. This registration requirement falls under California Penal Code section 290; also referred to as the “Sex Offender Registration Act.” Registered sex offenders are required to update their inf...

Sexual Assault Arrest

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On June 28, 2015, at about 1 p.m., a male juvenile responded to the front counter of the Corona Police Department to report inappropriate sexual contact involving his adoptive father, Patrick Michael Anderson, 54 years old of Corona. Based on these allegations, Corona Police detectives conducted a consent search of Anderson’s Corona home. After initially reviewing evidence collected during this search, detectives from the Corona Police Department arrested Anderson on July 2, 2015.  Anderson w...

Corona PD to Celebrate 3rd Annual National Night Out!

Join the Corona Police Department for our third annual National Night Out. This event is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. It provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. This year’s ...

Supplies for Refugees have Arrived in Irbil

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In October of 2014, what started as a small idea from a local mom 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 how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was killing, raping, and torturing innocent people every day in Iraq and Syria. She heard about how more than 850,000 refugees had fled to northern Iraq (Kurdistan) for safety-finding shelter in parks, unfinished buildings, and churches but also tha...

G.R.E.A.T. Summer Program Filling Up Fast

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The Corona Police Department has partnered with the Corona Norco Unified School District to present the G.R.E.A.T. Summer Program for young people between the ages of 10 to 14 years old.  The G.R.E.A.T. Summer Program is an evidence based program that was started 1992 and has been taught nationally in all 50 States and internationally in several different countries.  The G.R.E.A.T. Summer Program will run for 13 weeks starting on July 1, 2015 and combine weekly academic sessions with educatio...