Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

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Protecting Your Home During a Wildfire - Safety Information Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscapi...
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Free College Planning Night, September 7

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A college degree is one of the best investments you can ever provide for your child. Knowing how much to save, where to save, and how to save is just a start. The best time to take your first steps towards developing a college plan is when your child takes his/her first steps. The Heartland Institute of Financial Education (HIFE), a National 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is hosting a free College Planning Night. HIFE's mission is to promote financial literacy across America. Their mission ...
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The Fall Corona Connection is here!

The Fall Corona Connection is here!
The Corona Public Library & Recreation Services Department Corona Connection Fall Brochure is here! Look inside to find city news, events, activities, and classes for residents of all ages! Check out the brochure to see a complete list of all offered classes and activities. Don't forget to attend the Recreation Expo on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Circle City Center (365 N. Main) to learn more! Attendees will get to meet the class instructors, view and parti...
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After-school is Cool at Corona Teen Zone!

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The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services department is launching a free after-school program for intermediate students: Corona Teen Zone (CTZ). Operating at two sites, the Corona Public Library and the Auburndale Community Center, CTZ offers 7th and 8th graders a multitude of activities: a safe place to hang-out with friends, homework help, computer and Internet access for research and recreation, crafts and activities, gaming, a book club, a movie club, a monthly magazine, and volunte...
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Nightly Full Closures of the 91 at Maple Street, August 1 – 6, 2016

Nightly Full Closures of the 91 at Maple Street, August 1 - 6, 2016
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the 91 will be closed nightly at Maple Street from Monday, August 1 to Saturday, August 6. The closure is necessary for crews to safely remove the temporary support structure from the Maple Street Bridge. Please see below for the schedule of closures and detour routes and refer to the map provided.   Eastbound 91 Closed Nightly at Maple Street: Monday through Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am Motorists wi...
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Remembering 9/11: Hope After Grief, A Tribute Concert

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A Tribute Concert for the 15th Anniversary The City of Corona, in partnership with Christian Arts and Theatre, is producing a Tribute Concert to honor the 15th Anniversary of the tragic attack on America.   The concert, a community effort, will be a fundraiser for the Corona Police department’s non-profit, the Corona Police Community Partnership and the Fire Department’s non-profit, the Corona Fire Safety Foundation with all ticket sales being split between the two organi...
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Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project Major Weekend Paving Operations August 6 – August 28

Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project August Paving
As part of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension Project, construction crews will commence paving operations on weekends which includes laying down approximately 4,000 tons of asphalt per day on Saturdays and Sundays with an estimated 24 trucks per hour hauling in the asphalt. Please be advised that there will be a temporary increase in noise from equipment operations. The hauling operation route will take place from the I-15, to Foothill Parkway, then exit out to Green River Road and back ...
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Five-Hour Closure of Eastbound 91 Between Green River Road and the 71 Tuesday, July 26 at 11:59 p.m. to Wednesday, July 27 at 5 a.m.

Five-Hour Closure of Eastbound 91 Between Green River Road and the 71
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, the eastbound 91 will be closed between Green River Road and the 71. The closure will last five hours, beginning on Tuesday, July 26 at 11:59 p.m. to Wednesday, July 27 at 5 a.m. Lane reductions will begin at 10 pm. The closure is necessary to install overhead sign structures near the 71 interchange. As a detour, motorists traveling eastbound on the 91 will take the Green River Road off-ramp and head east to Palisa...
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Invasive Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Detected in Western Riverside County

Invasive Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Detected in Western Riverside County
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected invasive yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) in Western Riverside County. This species was recently found on July 19, 2016, in the city of Corona near Village Grove Lake.  This is the second detection in the District where the yellow fever mosquito has been found.  Please inform the Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District if you experience day biting mosquitoes by calling 951-340-9792. Aedes aegypti is not native to Califo...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 22nd

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The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will perform adult mosquito spray treatments on July 22nd, 2016 to lower the mosquito population affecting recreational and residential areas in the City of Corona. The spray application will be conducted between the hours of 3:00 am to 6:00 am at the following locations: the open space area parallel to W Rincon St., between Corydon St. & Auburndale St., Corona Airport, open space area along railroad tracks near Auto Center Dr., and vegeta...
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Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon: Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am

Full Closure of Westbound 91 at Coal Canyon
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, there will be a full closure of westbound 91 at Coal Canyon, west of Green River Road, from Saturday, July 23 at 11 pm to Sunday, July 24 at 7 am. The Orange County westbound 91 Express Lanes also will be closed during this eight-hour period. The closure is needed to install overhead signs. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57; or Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to...
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Pickup & Recycling of Your Old Appliances

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Do you have old and even broken appliances taking up valuable space in your house or garage? No need to leave them collecting dust any longer! There is an Appliance Disposal service available to Corona. With just a simple phone call you can have your working or non-working appliances hauled away at your convenience. Kitchen appliances are often thrown out onto the curb for the garbage collectors to pick up. From there they are taken to landfills where they take up space, rust, and can exp...
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“Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

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In the past 23 years the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)  "Stamp out Hunger" food drive has been the nation's largest single-day food drive. Last year, the mail carriers' union collected more than 74 millions pounds of food along its postal routes. On Saturday May 14, 2016 the NALC will collect food for the families in need during their regular postal delivery route. The food collected will go a long way to help feed people in need. There has been a big increase in services the l...
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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...
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Power outage? Check your irrigation timer!

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Did your power go out?  Do your sprinklers come on more times than they should? Many irrigation timers have factory default settings that are set to water every day for at least 10 minutes a station or more. When there is a power outage these irrigation timers automatically return to the factory default settings. This jump in watering can cause you to waste water and exceed your water budget, which may go unnoticed for a while. Therefore it is important to check your irrigation controller aft...
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