Tag Archives: Corona

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.

Street Closure: Auto Center Drive

Street Closure Notice: Auto Center Drive will undergo a Full Street Closure on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Pomona Road to Monica Circle for Bridge Work Operations. Please be advised and plan ahead accordingly.

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?

City Seeks Code Enforcement Volunteers

The Code Enforcement Division welcomes volunteers from the community to preserve and improve our community, enhance property values and improve the overall quality of life throughout the City. Volunteer Duties Include: The type of duties will vary depending on the needs of the Department and may include: Participating in community events and meetings. Educating the public on City standards and regulations. Aid in the identification of violations throughout the community. Sign Removal from the Public Right-of-Way. Clerical duties to assist City personnel.

91 Project: EastBound 91 to SouthBound 15 Connector Closure & Lane Reduction

Special Notice: Eastbound 91 to Southbound 15 Connector Closure and Lane Reduction Starting Monday, February 16, 2015 at 10 p.m. New connector configuration to open to motorists on Tuesday, February 17, for approximately three months

Nominate the Extraordinary Woman in Your Life!

Who is the Extraordinary Woman in Your Life? Do you know an amazing woman who deserves to be recognized for the impact she has on our community? Of course you do and Soroptimist International of Corona wants to honor her! The Fourth Annual Women of Significance Award Luncheon will be held on April 15 in the Grand Ballroom at Eagle Glen Golf Club and nominations are now open!

Update-Officer Involved Shooting

As a follow-up to the officer involved shooting incident on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, the investigation has presented additional facts. The deceased suspect, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59 years, of Hemet, CA, was involved in a full take-over robbery at Pacific Premier Bank armed with what witnesses described as an unknown type handgun. Johnson forced employees at gunpoint into the vault, where he proceeded to rob the bank and employees of a large sum of cash. Johnson was using some type of communication device during the robbery and threatened to kill employees if they called the police. After he fled, officers were able to locate him by the use of a bank tracking device that was given to him unknowingly when he stole the money.

Send your Landscaper to School!

Help your community reach its water efficiency goals by sending your landscaper to school! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is now offering Landscape Maintenance and Efficiency Scholarships. This program will allow your licensed landscaper to further their education in water efficient practices, irrigation management and maintenance. We want to promote water use efficiency, healthy irrigation practices and maintenance in the landscape industry.

Officer Involved Shooting

At 4:07 p.m. the Corona Police Department responded to Pacific Premier Bank, located at 102 E. Sixth St. Corona reference a take over-robbery. Officers located the suspect vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit terminated in the City of Chino, after the suspect vehicle crashed near the intersection of Euclid Ave. and Pine St. where an officer involved shooting took place with a white male adult. The suspect was struck by gun fire and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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.

Did You Know: The Special Olympics is Coming to Corona

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games are coming to Corona! That’s right, this summer Corona will welcome and celebrate nearly 100 athletes and their coaches from around the world for a special three-day Host Town program that will take place prior to the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles that are held July 25, 2015 to Aug. 2, 2015.

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.