Tag Archives: Corona Residents

Relay for Life: Register Your Team Now!

The Corona Relay for Life is hosting its 16th year here in Corona and it's time to register your teams! The Relay will be held May 16-17 starting at 9 a.m. at Santana Park in Corona.

Corona PD Officer and Citizen Rescue Trapped Driver from Burning Car

On Thursday March 5th, 2015 at 11:53 pm, Corona Police were dispatched to a 911 call about a vehicle fire. Officer Michael Neff arrived and saw a white Ford Escape crashed into a tree and its engine fully engulfed in flames. Two local citizens were already attempting to assist the trapped driver. Officer Neff attempted to extinguish the fire with the help of the two citizens. Officer Neff, Citizen Kenneth Lee and an unidentified citizen had just enough time to rescue the driver from the burning car and carry her to safety before the vehicle became fully engulfed with flames.

City of Corona to Host Special Olympics Delegations from Iran and Slovakia

Special Olympics athletes and coaches will visit Corona to enjoy and learn about the town’s culture before competing in 2015 World Games

Corona announced today they will host Special Olympics Delegations (which include athletes and coaches) from Iran and Slovakia as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program.... Continue reading...

91 Project Notice: WB 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp Lane Reduction

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the westbound 91 Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will be reduced from three lanes (one carpool and two general use lanes) to two general use lanes on Tuesday, March 31 at 4:30 a.m. This will allow shoring to be placed to begin work that will widen the 91 and build the new ramp.

Beneficial Bug Farm at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

Everyone knows the Corona Heritage Park contains Corona's history museum, historic buildings, beautiful old trees, and some of the most unique education resources in town; but did you know the former lemon ranch has been home to a commercial insectory for almost 40 years? Hidden in mysterious buildings erected in last century's teens and twenties are the inner workings of a very successful bug farm.

Public Input Wanted on Prado Dam Mural Plans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9 at the Corona High School Performing Arts Center[MAP] to present information and receive public input regarding preliminary plans for repainting a mural on the Prado Dam spillway.

Tips for Caring for Your Citrus Trees

Have you accepted the Mayor’s Corona Citrus Challenge and planted your citrus tree? If you have not, visit a garden center or nursery near you and purchase your tree today. Take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #CoronaCitrusChallenge and challenge your family, friends and neighbors to do the same. Let’s cherish our past and remind the community of why we earned the title “Lemon Capital of the World”. Together, we can bring back the smell of citrus to Corona!

Gang Task Force: Narcotic Arrest & Gun Seizure

On Friday, March 6, 2015, officers from the Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of N. Buena Vista and contacted the sole occupant, Lisa Cavaluzzi (48-years-old of Corona). Cavaluzzi was on formal probation in Riverside County for possession of stolen property and subject to search. During the investigation a search was conducted and officers located 48.9 grams (1.7 ounces) of methamphetamine packaged in several separate baggies inside Cavaluzzi’s purse.

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