CNUSD Makes Significant Gains in State Test Results

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  August 24, 2016 – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today unveiled the results of the online assessments administered to about 3.2 million students last spring. This is the second year Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) administers the CAASPP test and results reveal that CNUSD achieved significant gains in English Language Arts and Math compared to other districts in Riverside county and state-wide. CNUSD is the largest district in the Inland Empire and...
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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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Circle City Chorale Audition, August 8, 2016

Auditions August 8 C3
Have church pews and showers become your only place to sing? Then consider joining Circle City Chorale. The Circle City Chorale, C3, is a community choir of singers from the Inland Region and Orange County area looking for new members like you! Founded in January of 2010, the Circle City Chorale performs a variety of music. Their style ranges from folk tunes and rousing spirituals to Broadway, jazz, and sacred music. In addition to presenting concerts in early summer and in December, they...
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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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Broadway Concert by Circle City Chorale August 20, 2016

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Circle City Chorale (C3) is back this summer and inviting you to come out of the heat, and into the theater. The group will present their annual Broadway series on Saturday, August 20th, at the Corona Civic Center. This year’s concert is entitled “Movie Themes and Broadway Dreams”. Members of both Circle City Chorale and the newly formed Circle City Children’s Choir will be showcasing their individual talents with a selection of songs inspired by the stage and screen. C3 will be headline the sho...
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“Where’s Baby? Look before you lock” safety event, August 2, 2016

Where's Baby
Safety In and Around Cars Event The Corona Police Department is partnering with the Riverside University Public Health Department for a “Where’s Baby?  Look before you lock” safety event. It is summer time, and with temperatures exceeding triple digits, it is very important that we all take a second look in our cars to ensure children are not left inside. On Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the safety in and around cars event will be held at the Health Administration Pub...
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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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Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am

Weekend Closure of Eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue Off-Ramp and Westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25 at 4 am
As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, two Lincoln Avenue ramps at the 91 will be closed for a 55-hour period from Friday, July 22 at 9 pm to Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 am. Closures include: The eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue off-ramp will be closed to allow crews to continue working on the new ramp configuration. Motorists will be detoured to Main Street where they can head north and turn left on Grand Boulevard, turn right on Railroad Street and then head wes...
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91 Project: Motorists can expect to see other ramps reopening throughout the summer and fall

91 Project ramp openings
The westbound 91 Main Street off-ramp in Corona reopened to motorists on July 14, following a 14-month closure of this ramp for 91 Project construction. Motorists exiting the ramp are limited to right turns at this time. On June 23, the eastbound 91 Main Street on-ramp also reopened. Motorists can expect to see other ramps reopening throughout the summer and fall. The Riverside County Transportation Commission thanks motorists, businesses and residents for their patience during the 91 Project...
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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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ALL SHOOK UP | A MUSICAL COMEDY JULY 29 – AUGUST 7

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Christian Arts and Theatre Present A Comedic Romp, Elvis Style! All Shook Up is a musical comedy built around a number of songs made famous by Elvis Presley. While it is NOT a biographical revue of Elvis, the story takes place in 1955, somewhere in middle America, where one girl's dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger ( who is remarkable similar to Elvis) help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll. T...
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2016 CLEAR THE SHELTERS EVENT: JULY 18 – JULY 23

Clear the Shelter
The City of Corona Animal Shelter is partnering with more than 55 animal shelters throughout Southern California for the NBC4 and Telemundo52 Clear the Shelters event to be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clear the Shelters was created to help address the overcrowding of animals at animal shelters and raise awareness about the benefits of adopting from a local animal shelter. The 2015 event resulted in the largest single day pet adoption event in Southern California resulting in more tha...
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Students Ride RTA buses for only 25¢ all summer long!

STUDENTS - RTA
Corona Students: This summer, get out and have some fun! Visit Dos Lagos, Pole Position Raceway, the mall, or the beach for only a quarter! RTA is offering all students, grades 1-12, 25-cent fares aboard any bus June 1st through September  10th. Just flash your student ID, and RTA will take you there! With comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi service and USB ports in most buses; there’s never been a better time to ride the bus. Parents, rest assured that we’ll get your kids where they ne...
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Vector Control to Perform Adult Mosquito Spray Treatments July 1st

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The Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control District will be performing adult mosquito spray treatments on July 1, 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 a.m. to 6 a.m. 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 veget...
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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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