Tag Archives: Corona Residents

CNUSD Seeking Community Input

On July 1, 2014, the Corona-Norco Unified School District’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) was approved. The LCAP is required to identify annual goals, specific actions, and measure progress for student subgroups across multiple performance indicators, including student academic achievement, school climate, student access to a broad curriculum, and parent engagement. Extensive parent and public input was obtained in developing this plan. School districts and charter schools are required to gather parent and public input in developing, revising and updating LCAPs.

“From One Room…” Tells 125 Year History of CNUSD

The Corona-Norco Schools Education Foundation (CNSEF) has brought together leading local historians and educators to tell the remarkable, poignant and at times humorous 125-year history of the Corona-Norco Unified School District in “From One Room…” Follow the evolution of how a sparsely populated region of Southern California, grew into an urban center and the effect the population growth had on the education and life of its citizens over the decades. You will read about the first schools in the region, the ugly policies of segregation, how schools coped with world wars and pandemics that forced school closures for weeks. You will learn how local control of schools shifted to County, State and Federal policies.

CFD Launches 2+2=1 CPR Training

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can occur anytime and the reality is that many people are not prepared or properly trained to recognize and assist those who are experiencing this condition. Those experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest are in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The Corona Fire Department is pleased to announce and provide a new CPR Training program to assist in Sudden Cardiac Arrest survivability. The “2 Hands + 2 Hours = 1 Life” training consists of video instruction, periods of lecture and realistic hands-on practice and takes less than two hours. Though the training does not provide a “certification” in CPR, it does give you the skills to save a person’s life.

Art Auction to Feature Local Artists & Students

The Friends of RCCD Forensics invite you to help celebrate their 10th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona with your attendance. Local artists’ and Riverside Community College District student works in watercolor, acrylic, drawing, glass, jewelry, photography and more will be up for silent and live auction.

Artist-In-Residence Classes at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

Glassblowing, woodworking, ceramics and pottery-making are just a few of many skills offered at Heritage Park for children and adults by professional artists. The Park's art organization, The Arts Colony, also has regular art demonstrations and classes that include drawing, oils, acrylics, watercolor and more. If you're interested in art, you may even want to join.

Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California.

Corona Symphony Orchestra Presents “A Night of Classics”

The Corona Symphony Orchestra will be presenting "A Night of Classics" this month. The evening of classics will be lead by Music Director and Conductor, Marco A. Mejia and the concert repertoire is as follows:Night of Classics Corona Symphony Don Giavanni Overture - Mozart Trumpet Concerto - Hummel Featuring Phillip Pacier, trumpet Symphony No.7 - Beethoven

Free City of Hope Presentation: Ask the Experts “Cancer Urban Legends: The Environment”

Free City of Hope Presentation: Ask the Experts “Cancer Urban Legends: The Environment” Does the environment increase our risk of cancer? What about plastic bottles, radiation, chemicals, and soy products? Do they cause cancer?

In-n-Out Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

At 10:57 p.m. on Saturday February 7, 2015, Corona Police Officers responded to an Armed Robbery call at In-N-Out Burger located at 450 Auto Center Dr. in Corona. The suspect was described as a male wearing a green bandana over his face armed with a silver handgun. The suspect was last seen in a black Honda driving westbound on the 91 freeway. Patrol officers responded to the scene to get further information from the victim and witnesses, while other officers checked westbound on the 91 Freeway. Officers located a Black Honda matching the description in a parking lot in Yorba Linda on Savi Ranch Parkway. The vehicle was occupied by a male who was detained by the officers.

Growing Up in Corona in the 1950s

On Feb. 21, the Corona Historic Preservation Society (CHPS) will host the second in a series of “Growing Up in Corona” panel discussions as CHPS encourages members of our beloved city to learn about eras past.

Mural Unveiling at the Riverside Art Museum

On Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., the Riverside Art Museum will be unveiling a mural created by five young people who participated in the Corona Police Department’s California Gang Reduction and Intervention (CalGRIP) Summer Program. These five CNUSD middle school students spent 11 weeks over their summer vacation participating in the CalGRIP program which included classes on social skills, life skills, resiliency skills and anger management. The students also took part in educational field trips including trips to the Museum of Tolerance, The West Wing Foundation and music lessons at the Fender Center for Performing Arts.

DUI Saturation Patrols for Superbowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the California Office of Traffic Safety and Police, Sheriffs, and the CHP are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking or driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely.

CAT Presents Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

This biblical saga of Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of trials, challenges and adventures that test his faith and his humanity.

An Evening of Laughter to Benefit Local NonProfit

Soroptimist International of Corona and the Alliance for Family Wellness will be hosting an “Evening of Laughter” to be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The silent auction and appetizers are at 6 p.m., followed by an exciting evening of outstanding comics that will have the audiences laughing. Headliner is Chris Strait from TRU-TV’s “Worlds Dumbest” and a collection of other performers including Mel Austin, Jason Love, Laniea D., and Gabriella Francis. The event will be held at the Historic Civic Center Auditorium at 815 West 6th Street in Corona.

Claim the Crown in Corona’s Adult Basketball League!

Dribble, Block, Shoot, and Rebound Your Way to the King’s Court Crown! The City of Corona Recreation Services invites adults 18-years-old and over to play in the King’s Court adult five-man basketball league! The spring season begins in late March with a minimum of 10 games in addition to play-offs. Fees for the league are $390 per team and a $25 weekly ref fee and all games will be played in the Civic Center Gym [MAP].