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Corona Symphony Orchestra Presents World Renown Harpist

The Corona Symphony Orchestra and Music Director, Marco A. Mejia proudly presents; Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, South America Harp. On Oct. 18, 2014, Dr. Ortiz will be performing “South American Suite” for Harp and Orchestra by Alfredo Rolando Ortiz with Orchestration by Paul Hurst. Dr. Ortiz and CSO Music Director Marco A. Mejia look forward to performing together in the City of Corona. Alfredo Rolando Ortiz and his family are long time residents of the City of Corona.

Citrus Splash Zone Will Remain Open to Oct. 20

The Maintenance Services Department is happy to announce that the Citrus Splash Zone will remain open until Oct. 20! The Citrus Splash Zone is open daily at Citrus Park, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Citrus Park is located at 1250 Santana Way in Corona [MAP], at the intersection of Rimpau Avenue and Taber Street. Citrus Park covers just over 20 acres, is ADA accessible and has many other amenities including a softball field, children's play equipment, restrooms, a picnic area and a drinking fountain. So beat the heat and spend a great day at the Citrus Splash Zone!

School Board Appoints New Member

The Corona-Norco Unified School District School Board appointed Mary Ybarra to fill the Board vacancy on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Mrs. Ybarra will serve the remaining term for a former school board member whose resignation was received by the District on Aug. 4, 2014. The remaining term ends in November 2016. Mrs. Ybarra will represent Trustee Area 3, which covers central Corona.

Corona Shines Blue for San Bernardino Police Officer

On August 22, San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia was shot in the head and seriously wounded. Officer Garcia, a second generation police officer, (his father is a Captain at SBPD) and a young father is still in critical condition fighting for his life. Officer Garcia is making significant progress in his recovery. He is attempting to speak, moving his arms and legs, and tracking with his eyes. As of Friday, he is still on a ventilator and in Critical Condition. The Corona City Hall, Corona Police Department, Corona Fire Headquarters, all seven Corona Fire Stations and the Corona Police Officer’s Association have placed blue lights at the front of the buildings to show solidarity for Officer Garcia and to remind us all to keep him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

So Cal Edison Fraud Alert

On Sept. 24, 2014, the Corona Police Department received information from Southern California Edison (So Cal Edison) concerning a telephonic scam. Personnel at So Cal Edison have received calls from customers who advise they are getting calls from someone claiming to be with So Cal Edison. Local customers received a call that they were behind on electricity payments for several months and they need to make a payment on their bill; otherwise, the electricity would be shut off in 30 minutes. The solution offered is to pay the bill over the telephone with the purchase of a $500 prepaid debit card immediately.

Sheriff Seeks Public Help with I-15 Shooting

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, at about 6:30 p.m., a shooting occurred in the vicinity of the I-15 southbound freeway and the El Cerrito off-ramp in the community of El Cerrito. As a result of this shooting, one adult male died from his injuries. While the investigation continues, we are asking any motorists traveling on I-15 during this incident and/ or any other member of the public who may have any information, photos or video to please call the Sheriff's Homicide Tip Line at 951-955-2777 or email MIB@riversidesheriff.org

Police Respond to a Suicidal Man

On September 24, 2014 at approximately 12:15 p.m. Corona Police responded to the area of Fullerton Ave. and Barth St. reference a possible suicidal man in the area. Police were contacted by the man’s ex-girlfriend stating he may be in the area and possibly had a gun.

91 Expansion Business Highlight: Harvey’s Auto Repair

Located at 317 E. Grand Boulevard in Corona, Harvey's Auto Repair and Transmissions staff has been helping customers for more than 30 years with automotive service needs. The family-owned business specializes in transmission repair and rebuilding services. They also guarantee their rebuilt transmissions with a one-year or 12,000-mile warranty.harveys in corona They provide a wide array of competitively priced automotive services such as electrical diagnostics, inspections, brakes, tune-ups, air conditioning, clutch installation and repair, oil changes and tires.

New Classes @ Fender Center for the Performing Arts


New Classes at the Fender Center for the Performing Arts starting this fall!

Ages 11+

Fall is here! Don’t miss out on brand new classes, sign up today for lessons in Songwriting, Sound Engineering, and Music Video. Currently enrolled students receive priority seating.

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Three Feet for Safety Act

Effective Sept. 16, 2014, AB 1371, also known as the “Three Feet for Safety Act,” took effect in California. The new law requires drivers of motor vehicles to maintain a distance of no less than 3 feet while passing a bicyclist. If a motorist cannot pass safely, the motorist must slow to a reasonable and prudent speed and pass only if there’s no danger to the bicyclist. The Corona Police Department will be conducting education and enforcement of these new California Vehicle Code sections within the City of Corona. Enforcement actions could include a warning or issuance of a citation for violations of the “Three Foot for Safety Act.”