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Police Seek Public’s Help in Locating Stolen Wheelchair

On Dec., 18, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., Corona Police Officers responded to the 300 block of W. Grand Blvd. regarding a theft of a wheelchair. The investigation revealed that between 10 p.m., Wednesday night, Dec. 17, 2014, and 6:30 a.m.., Thursday morning, Dec. 18, 2014, the wheelchair was stolen from the front porch of a residence. The wheelchair is used by a four year old special needs child with Down Syndrome. The child is unable to walk, which makes her dependent on the wheelchair for transportation.

Farmer’s Market Produces Local Partnerships

The Certified Corona Farmer’s Market [MAP] recently relocated to the downtown area of the city creating a buzz amongst residents. With a good chunk of our population commuting during the week, the Farmer’s Market is a great place to walk the aisles of fresh goodness on Saturday mornings. Someone who can be found walking those aisles is Corona restaurateur Bill Blackburn, owner/chef of Blackburn’s Farm to Table located at 4300 Green River Rd. Unit 106 [MAP]. As the first to offer a farm-to-table concept in Orange and Riverside Counties, Blackburn hand selects products for his restaurant ensuring fresh and tasty ingredients for his clients.

CNUSD Seeks Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee

With the passage of the $396 million bond measure in November, the Corona-Norco Unified School District is seeking community members to serve on the Measure GG Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Citizens’ Oversight Committee will meet with the Deputy Superintendent of Business Services and district staff on a regular basis to review the use of general obligation bond funds and monitor the implementation of Measure GG. Their task is to ensure that general obligation bond funds are being used in accordance with the intention of the voters and with the highest possible level of efficiency so the educational needs of the children of our community are best served.

Kids Rock Free School of Music!

Try Kids Rock Free® for that delightful sound you can’t hear anywhere else: the sound of your child performing a song he or she learned; for the very first time. If you have yet to experience that joy, check out Kids Rock Free® School of Music to enroll in professional music lessons Try drum, guitar, bass guitar, piano, or voice. Then join the band! In 2015 Kids Rock Free is expanding and moving to the Historic Civic Center! Join us in the New Year for all the new exciting programs we have to offer:

Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

On Dec.4, 2014, at about 12:01 p.m., Corona Police officers responded to a reported robbery at “Jerry’s Liquor” located at 564 E. Sixth St. in Corona.robbery in corona Two suspects, one armed with a handgun, robbed the cashier and were last seen fleeing the scene on foot. The Corona Police are requesting information on the suspects seen in the attached photographs which were taken from the in-store surveillance video. The two suspects are described as: #1 Hispanic Male Adult approximately 30-35 years old, 5Ft-07 In, 180-200 Lbs. #2 Hispanic Female Adult, approximately 25 years old, 5Ft-05 In 120 Lbs. with black hair.

Police Seek Assistance in Stabbing Incident

On Dec. 4, 2014, at about 12:20 p.m., Corona Police officers responded to investigate a reported stabbing that occurred in the restroom at City Park located at 930 E. Sixth St. in Corona. The victim, a 26 year old male who resides in Corona, suffered multiple stab wounds. Although the motive for the stabbing is unknown, the attack does not appear to be random and occurred after the victim had an altercation with the suspect. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

New Website Pairs Volunteers with Community Service Opportunities

A new website has recently launched, JustServe.org, to provide a place where every organization and individual can go to find service projects in the local and surrounding areas. Think of it as a matchmaking service to help pair people with the needs of community service agencies and organizations.

PD Seeks Assistance Regarding Hit and Run Traffic Collision

On Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at approximately 5:15 p.m., a serious injury related hit and run traffic collision occurred on El Sobrante Road just south Circle City Drive. Marvel Smith, 70 years of Corona, was walking along the east curb line of El Sobrante Road pushing a shopping cart when she was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle. Ms. Smith was knocked to the ground and her body was thrown into the cement curb. Ms. Smith suffered severe injuries and is currently on life support at a local hospital.

New Train Times for 91 Line Riders Improves Commuter Options

New Train Times for 91 Line Riders Improves Commuter Options To meet the needs of regular 91 Line riders, peak commuter service is being optimized by offering more peak round trip options for commuters. Metrolink has optimized the 91 Line train schedule by offering new peak trains during the morning and afternoon peak commute times. metrolink easy commute A new train leaving Riverside at 5:54 a.m. and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station at 7:30 a.m. and another train departing Los Angeles Union Station at 3:40 p.m. and arriving in Riverside at 5:15 p.m. will be offered (these trains replace the 12:40 p.m. leaving Los Angeles Union Station and the 2:30 p.m. train departing Riverside).

Circle City Chorale Concert to Feature Children’s Choir

Such a wonderful time of year, especially for music. The Circle City Chorale (C3) has a wonderful surprise for audiences this holiday season: children of the greater Corona area will be introduced as the bow on the gift of music C3 always presents to its audiences. “They are enchanting,” said one member of the adult chorale after watching a rehearsal of the children’s choir. “Their music is challenging but they perform it with such heart and determination; they are a true joy to watch.”

New Big Belly Solar Trash Cans – High Tech Keeping Us Green!

The Maintenance Services Department is proud to announce the installation of some new trash cans at Santana and El Cerrito Sports Parks; they’re not just ordinary trash cans. These high-capacity cans are able to hold three times the normal capacity of regular 50 gallon trash cans, thanks to a solar-powered compacting mechanism located inside the unit.

Corona Regional Expansion and Affiliation with UC Irvine Health Announced

UC Irvine Health and Corona Regional Medical Center are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and variety of specialty healthcare services available in Corona and nearby communities. A major hospital expansion project will accompany this affiliation.

Light Up a Life with CRMC Hospice Auxiliary

Corona Regional Medical Center Hospice Volunteer Auxiliary hosts the annual Light Up A Life Program to remember our loved ones who have passed away. The heartwarming program is held during the holiday season with the purpose of bringing comfort and encouragement to the bereaved members of our Hospice Families as well as the community.

PD 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Event

On Nov. 13, 2014, the Corona Police Department hosted the 2014 Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Corona Public Library Grand Blvd Room. The dinner honors and recognized over 100 police volunteers who provide thousands of hours of service to the department and the community. The volunteers serve in various areas of the police department and are separated in different volunteer groups

Corona Certified Farmers Market Moves to Corona Mall

Corona Farmers Market has moved downtown to a new location at the Corona Mall due to construction of a new development on North Main where the Corona Certified Farmer’s Market has resided for the past five years. The market has had good memories of its first five years at the location on Main and Rincon and has great expectation for its future at the corner of Sixth and Main Streets at the Corona Mall.