Corona City Hall is hosting an Open House Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the public is invited to come meet our departments, ask questions and learn more about the services and programs for Corona residents and businesses. Join us for some fun and Games! Explore the different departments and participate in our scavenger hunt. There will be plenty of activities for children and giveaways for all.
Corona Dance Studio, Just Plain Dancin’ & Co.[MAP] in Corona has been named as one of the top dance studios in the Nation and AwesomenessTV has decided to take an inside look at what makes these dancers the best of the best.
You can watch on AwesomenessTV as they follow senior dancers, ages 16 to 19 years old, as they get ready to take on all 12 categories at finals in Las Vegas.
On September 7, 2014, about 2:09 pm, Corona Police Officers responded to the area of McKinley St. and Griffin Way, regarding a male subject panhandling and causing a traffic hazard.
Construction activity is increasing along the project corridor, and the Riverside County Transportation Commission reminds drivers to slow down, be alert and watch for changing conditions.
In August, crews shifted vehicles to temporary connectors from the southbound and northbound 15 to westbound 91. The northbound 15 to westbound 91 connector also was restriped, creating two through-lanes to Main Street. Crews also placed K-rail along the shoulder of the 91 to create a safety barrier between traffic and roadway widening work. Construction activity near the Prado Road Bridge also is under way, as well as work on E. Grand Boulevard and staging activities for various interchanges along the 91. On the 15, activities are focused in the median from the 15/91 interchange to Ontario Avenue.
During my years in the Marine Corps I traveled the United States and some of that time allowed me to visit some great fish restaurants, shacks and carts. Coming from Southern California this was a bit odd only knowing the hot dog carts from TJ, Baja California. Recently Corona has had some new fish establishments so what a great time to reminisce.
Christian Arts and Theatre (CAT) is hosting its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament this month. It is fast approaching so be sure to mark your calendar for Monday, Sept. 22.
The tournament will be held at the Champions Club at the Retreat in Corona and will be $125 per golfer. The price includes lunch, dinner, a golf cart for two, entertainment, and a chance to win prizes and more. If you are not interested in golfing but still would like to attend the dinner and auction portion of the fundraiser you can do so for $30.
We can help – get up to $2,000 for buying a new Alternative Fuel Vehicle!!!
The City of Corona is offering residents incentives to purchase qualified alternative fuel vehicles from auto dealerships here in town. You may be eligible for a rebate of $2,000 for new alternative fuel vehicle or $1,000 for a qualified used vehicle. The Corona City Council approved $40,000 for this program this fiscal year, July 2014 through June 2015. Residents have already been applying for rebates, so if you’re thinking of purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle, you should consider the City’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program.
On August 8, 2014, the Corona Police Department’s K9 unit welcomed their newest addition.
“Ziggy” is a three year old Dutch Shepherd who will be assigned to his handler, Officer Daniel Matson. They will soon begin their six week Basic K9 Course at Adlerhorst International and upon completion of the class, they will be assigned to patrol duties.... Continue reading...
Construction Activities – August 16 to August 23, 2014
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona and Riverside, construction crews will conduct numerous activities on the 15 and the 91. Noise can be expected with these activities. For the safety of construction workers and the motoring public, closures will be needed.... Continue reading...
Corona-Norco Unified School District Seeks Applicants for Vacant School Board Seat The Corona-Norco Unified School District is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacant School Board position formerly occupied by Michell Skipworth, whose resignation was received by the District on August 4, 2014. She served on the Board of Education for nearly 6 years. The candidate selected to fill the vacancy would assume the seat for the remaining term once held by Mrs. Skipworth which ends in November 2016. Community members interested in assuming a provisional appointment to the school board must meet the following requirements: Provisional Appointee Candidate Eligibility Requirements