Corona PD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement & Crash Prevention

The Corona Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Corona Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. “Impaired driving is a growing epidemic throughout the nation,” says C...

SR91: Milestone Activities the Week of October 16

91 Project
  The 91 Project in Corona will reach a number of milestone activities the week of October 16, 2016, including the opening of new ramps and the two-month closure of ramps. Conditions will be changing, so please be prepared, follow detour routes, allow extra travel time and share this information with friends and colleagues. During the closures, please continue to patronize local businesses. The project is 85 percent complete and the new lanes remain on schedule to open during the first h...

Corona’s Spooktacular Events

  The nights are getting cooler and people throughout town are decorating their patios with pumpkins and frightful creatures. If you’re looking for fun and intriguing ways to celebrate Halloween this year, look no further than local Corona events!   Pumpkin Factory - All season long! Pick out your perfect pumpkin at the Pumpkin Factory  [Map]! While you’re there, take a farm hayride, grab a balloon creation, and stop by the Cowboy Corner. Also—enjoy magic, comedy and danc...

Picnic Shelter Rentals

Get out—and enjoy Corona's beautiful public parks! If you're looking for the perfect place to hold your next birthday party or family gathering, look no further than your local city parks. We're sure you'll see the perfect place for your event - and budget! Corona’s parks feature a wide array of amenities including jogging courses, playground equipment, soccer/baseball/softball fields, basketball/tennis courts, and ADA accessibility. Check online to view individual park amenities.  ...

Yoga for Hope

  Yoga Den invites you to join them for the inaugural Corona Yoga for Hope at Santiago High School (Map) on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 7:30- 10:30 a.m. When you put down your mat to raise funds for Yoga for Hope, you help City of Hope shorten the time it takes to get from bold, innovative ideas to powerful new treatments for cancer and diabetes. This inspirational morning will consist of sunrise snacks, live music, a raffle, and yoga for every- body—featuring  several mini-classes f...

Metrolink Rams Train – $10 Round Trip

Get ready for all the excitement as the Los Angeles Rams return to L.A. Save the screaming for the stands, not at traffic. Take the train and arrive ready to cheer on the blue and gold! You’ll enjoy the game even more when you ride Metrolink– your train ticket is also good for free Metro Rail connections. Hop on board, relax and avoid all the hassles of traffic when you take the train to the game. Service from the Antelope Valley, San Bernardino, 91/PVL and Orange County Lines. For just $1...

Red Ribbon – Family Fun Festival

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  Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start end dates can vary slightly depending on the organization and source, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October. Red Ribbon Week serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives with the ultimate...

Waste Collection: Oct. 15 & 16

Waste Collection
There will be a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the City of Corona City Hall parking lot (Map), on October 15 and 16, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all Corona and Riverside County residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage! Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items: • Paint • Shellacs • Paint thinner • Turpentine • Epoxies • Resins • Adhesives • Caulking • Paint stripper • Varnishes • Wood stain • Wood prese...

Corona Symphony Orchestra “Circle City Suite”

Circle City Suite ICC
The Corona Symphony Orchestra will present the debut of the "Circle City Suite". The Corona Symphony Orchestra has commissioned Dr. Glenn Pickett to compose a 5 movement suite that musically highlights the rich history of Corona. Each movement represents a chapter in Corona's history. There will be a projected illustrations and narration as the suite is being played. Movement 1: The Luiseno Native Americans of Temescal Valley Movement 2: The Butterfield Stagecoach that came through Corona ...

Star Wars Day at the library!

  Calling all Star Wars fans! The Corona Public Library is hosting Star Wars Day on September 24, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy light saber demonstration shows at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Meet and mingle with your favorite Star Wars characters, take part in the Jedi Training Activity Center, and have your pictures taken, too! In addition to photo ops, make a Star Wars craft, take a chance with an opportunity drawing for Star Wars swag, or really feel the power of the force an...

S.A.C.K – The 2nd Annual Imagine Dinner September 27

A night to honor special members of our community for their "Selfless Acts of Care and Kindness" Simple Acts of Care and Kindness (SACK) is having their 2nd Annual “Imagine Dinner”, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in Corona.  Join the SACK Foundation for their Imagine Dinner honoring special members of the community for their selfless acts of care and kindness. All proceeds benefit the SACK Foundation to help stop bullying by supporting the World Kindness Youth Conference. This year's guest speaker...

NASA LIFTS OFF – Meet an Astronaut

The Corona Public Library invites you out on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 5 p.m. for a NASA LIFTS off event. The Library Initiative for Teachers and Students (LIFTS) is a partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Corona Public Library to inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Through LIFTS, students, teachers, and library users will have access to numerous STEM-related resources. Join the NASA LIFTS off event, and ...

The 91 Weekend Shift begins September 9, 2016

Begins Friday, September 9, 2016
Beginning Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in partnership with Caltrans District 12, will begin repaving the 91 Express Lanes in Orange County over 10 weekends. Construction crews will first begin repaving in the eastbound direction only starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, September 9 through 6 a.m. on Monday, September 12. To maximize safety and accelerate paving, the 91 Express Lanes and sections of the adjacent #1 general-purpose lane will close in the eastbo...

CNUSD Makes Significant Gains in State Test Results

  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...

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...