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Women’s Leadership Luncheon: Your Local Government: Working for You

Have you ever wanted to know more about local government? Would you like to learn about the role of the City Council and how decisions are made? If so, then the next Women’s Leadership Luncheon is for you! On Wednesday, August 6th, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant (1461 Rimpau Avenue), the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona will present “Your Local Government: Working for You” as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. The luncheon will feature Mayor Karen Spiegel who will explain the different forms of government and the role of the City Council.

National Night Out 2014

The Corona Police Department invites you, your neighbors, and community groups to be a part of National Night Out (NNO), Tuesday, August 5,2014. NNO events are intended to heighten crime and drug awareness, generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. We want to send a message back to criminals letting them know that Corona neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Water is Life Art Poster Contest Finalists and Winner

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) would like to recognize the finalists and winner of the 2014 Water is Life Art Poster Contest. If you would like more information about next year’s contest, click here.

Blood Drive at City Hall

The need for blood increases during the summer months as people are more likely to be traveling and active at this time. These factors increase the risk of being involved in mishaps that require blood transfusion. The City of Corona, in conjunction with LifeStream, will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please click here to schedule an appointment or feel free to walk-in the day of. For every lifesaving donation participants will receive a coupon for a free pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream (while supplies last) and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream’s online donor store at www.LStream.org.

91 Project: Construction Alert #21

Construction Activities - July 21 to July 26, 2014 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will conduct numerous activities on the 91 and 15. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed. Following are details for work taking place Monday night, July 21 to Saturday morning, July 26, 2014.

Texas Roadhouse to Open July 21

Texas Roadhouse’s second southern California location is scheduled to open Monday July 21, 2014 in Corona.

After demolishing an existing restaurant facility in order to construct the new 10,414 square foot restaurant located at 370 N. McKinley Street, the public has been eagerly awaiting since it was discussed in February 2013 Infrastructure Committee Meeting. Continue reading...

Lukas Nelson & POTR Concert in Corona

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real – sometimes referred to as POTR – is an American rock group based out of California. The band consists of Lukas Nelson (vocals/guitar), Anthony Logerfo (drums), Corey McCormick (bass), and Tato Melgar (percussion). POTR will appear at the Fender Center Rhythm Lounge on Aug. 16, 2014 at 8 p.m., doors open for VIP at 7 p.m. and General Admission at 7:30 p.m. The VIP pre-concert reception includes Meet & Greet with artist, 2 complimentary wine/soft drink tickets, munchies and preferred seating prior to GA entry. Lukas Nelson will be featured at a Master Class earlier in the day.

See Click Fix Mobile Application

SeeClickFix program is a way every day Corona Citizens can take charge in their neighborhoods. This easy to use program is a simple way to communicate with the City of Corona. You can download the SeeClickFix mobile application to your smartphone and start reporting issues you see in your area.

If you spot some graffiti, snap a photo with your phone and submit in your SeeClickFix application tagging the exact location and it will automatically send the City of Corona an alert of the issue. Continue reading...

Did You Know: Corona Will Have Air Support From Riverside Police

The use of shared resources in today’s economic world is a key element of fiscally responsible government. With fewer police officers on the ground, many cities are developing vital partnerships in an effort to multiply efficiencies and support officers in the field.

In 2009, while facing a tight budget with no money for air support, Corona sold its police helicopter, Crown 1. Continue reading...

Corona PD 2014 ABC Grant

The Corona Police Department is finalizing their grant goals for the 2013-2014 year. During the year, Corona Police Officers worked in conjunction with the Alcohol and Beverage Control conducting minor decoy and shoulder tap operations, party patrols, and undercover operations. From July 2013, to June 2014, the Corona Police Department conducted 35 total operations, inspected 35 various off-sale and on-sale locations, and made a total of 806 alcohol related arrests.