Spring Cleaning: Clear Clutter with a Yard Sale

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing: It's time for spring cleaning! No matter how hard we try, it is almost inevitable that we accumulate more than we need throughout the year, so while you clean your home and clear clutter, consider having a garage/yard sale to give your items a new home. But before you hold your sale in Corona, remember that the City has a few requirements and tips to help make it a success. For starters, a permit, which can be obtained on the City's websi...
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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Did you know that March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? The City of Corona invites you to celebrate the holiday by strolling in one of the City’s 35 parks! Walking is a low impact exercise that most people can enjoy. It’s a great foundation for an active lifestyle whose benefits include a lower stress level, decreases in blood pressure, and weight loss. The City of Corona maintains 35 parks with a variety of amenities such as picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields, basketb...
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Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA's ninth annual Fix a Leak Week which will take place March 20 through 26, 2017, but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long. Learn how to find and fix leaks during Fix a Leak Week. It's as easy as 1-2-3 To che...
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Passport Day at CPL!

Summer travel is just around the corner!  Getting your passport now is essential for that dream vacation or family visit overseas.  On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the Corona Public Library will hold an official Passport Day at the Corona Public Library (Map). This will be a walk-in only event that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although the main library will be closed, we will be opening a few offices in the front for those that need to get their passports done. Posters and flyers will be displa...
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Spring Classical Music Series at the Library

The Corona Public Library presents the "Spring Classical Music Series," hosting four classical concerts over a period of four weeks. The concerts will be held on March 22, March 27, April 5, and April 10. Each concert is free and open to the public, giving everyone the opportunity to experience classical music up close. These concerts include a classical guitar; a cello quartet; a string quartet; and a woodwind quintet. Corona Public Library’s annual classic concert series is made possible b...
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Getting the Right Kind of Retail for Our City

In a time when buzz words and catch phrases are thrown at us on a daily basis, it is difficult to fully understand what “shop local,” means to a community and how it --or a lack of it-- shapes a community’s retail choices. Like anything else in life, we find ourselves looking over the proverbial fence and wanting what the “other” person has; in this case, what another city may have. Because of the multitude of retail choices and a variety of people, rarely are citizens of a particular jurisdicti...
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Drip Irrigation Class February 4th!

Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, overspray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency; that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To help our residents, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is offering a program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard fro...
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2017 Reading Challenge

Find your favorite bookmark, your handy reading lamp, select your cozy reading nook, because the 2017 Corona Public Library Reading Challenge has been released! The reading challenge is sponsored by The Friends of the Corona Public Library and will include monthly prizes.… everyone will want to win! How to play: Reading Lists are available at the Corona Public Library, Senior Center, Circle City Center, City Hall, website and Pinterest site. The purpose of the Corona Public Library ...
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Donate to the Spark of Love Toy Drive

The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. The Spark of Love Toy Drive will run from Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. Spark of Love Collection Event Corona Fire D...
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Special Infrastructure meeting to Establish Community Task Force

Circle City Substation 66KV Sub-transmission Line Project The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is currently processing an application by Southern California Edison (SCE) to construct new overhead electrical transmission lines through residential neighborhoods in Corona. The City is on record opposing this project in its current configuration. On October 18, 2016, the City of Corona hosted an Informational Meeting to bring Corona residents together with SCE representatives. Fro...
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Beat the Rush – Schedule your Annual Furnace Service Check Today

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and people are beginning to turn on their furnaces for the first time in months. Heating appliances should be serviced annually and checked for proper operation. A qualified heating contractor, plumber or SoCalGas can provide this service. Failure to perform annual maintenance on gas appliances may result in exposure to carbon monoxide, which can cause nausea, drowsiness, flu-like symptoms, and even death. Since space heating typica...
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Halloween Safety Tips

The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween! Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours. Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by. Parents should carry flashlights with them. Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes. Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...
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Complete Project Milestone Activities

The 91 Project reminds motorists of new conditions on Corona ramps and roads, due to a series of milestone activities reached last week, October 16 through October 21, 2016 : The new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp is open. The Maple Street Bridge is open with two southbound only lanes. The Main Street Undercrossing is open with three lanes in both directions. The westbound Serfas Club off-ramp is open. The westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp is closed for two months. Motori...
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Amber Waves of Grain | Veteran Fundraiser

All-American Riders is hosting a special fundraiser event, Amber Waves of Grain, designed to bring together craft beer lovers with Veterans. The community is invited to participate in the event to raise funds for non-profit organizations directly supporting Veteran causes. The event will be held at Stone Church Brewing, Shops at Dos Lagos (Map) on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are only $40 and it includes un...
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Covenant Life Harvest Festival

Covenant Life Christian Fellowship is excited to invite you to their annual Harvest Festival on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Each year, the church welcomes over 1,000 attendees from the community and advertises the Festival as a "safe community outreach" for everyone.  Join Covenant Life for free candy, free games, free activities for the kids, pie-eating contests,inflatable jumpers, and raffle giveaways throughout the night.  Food will also be available for purchase whi...
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