Former Teacher Arrested for Sex Crimes

Anthony Joshua Perez
On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at about 11:30 a.m., Corona Police detectives arrested Anthony Joshua Perez, a 29-year-old Corona resident for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor and possession of child pornography. In March 2015, Fontana Police Department notified the Corona Police Department regarding a child annoyance investigation involving Perez, a former Lee V. Pollard High School teacher. During the investigation, Fontana detectives uncovered evidence that revealed Perez was engaging i...

City Urges Edison to be Transparent with Its Customers

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is planning to submit an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) sometime this month for approval to construct a new Substation in Corona, along with high voltage (66 kV) lines winding through the City.  At its meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, the City Council authorized staff to file a protest with the CPUC because the City has no authority over the project and SCE has not engaged in any meaningful public disclosure or input regar...

Motorcycle/Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality

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On Friday, October 30, 2015 at approximately 8:08 a.m. the Corona Police Department received a report of a traffic collision at the intersection of Highgrove Street and Montoya Drive involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located the motorcyclist which had succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the accident and he was ultimately pronounced deceased at the scene. The motorcyclist has since been identified as Wilson R. Ross, 50-year-old of Corona. The other driver ...

All lanes on WB91 to Reopen by 4:30 a.m. Thursday

Crews Complete Paving on Westbound 91 in Corona All Lanes to Reopen by 4:30 am on Thursday 91 Project crews completed roadway repairs late this afternoon to the westbound 91 near Green River Road in Corona that was damaged yesterday by heavy rainfall. The repairs required closure of the two far right lanes in this area; all lanes are scheduled to reopen by 4:30 a.m. tomorrow.  Crews worked throughout the night to remove sections of roadway damaged by the storm. Today, crews checked the ...

Alternative Route for Main Street Travel

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As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, temporary closures and restricted access of the Main Street roadway and ramps began in late August to allow crews to lower and widen the roadway and will continue this weekend. We are currently entering our second weekend of the Main Street closures and would like to offer a quick exhibit of another preferred alternate route for vehicles typically traveling NB on Main Street to turn left onto the 91 WB On-Ramp. The graphic s...

Corona Firefighter Returns to Work Recovered from Burn Injuries

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Corona Fire Captain Roger Williams, returned to work today to Fire Station 1 after recovering from burn injuries. Captain Williams sustained second and third degree burns to one of his legs while fighting the wildland fire in the Cajon Pass on July 18, 2015. Nearly eight weeks later, his doctors cleared him to return to work and he wasted no time. Upon leaving the doctor’s office, Captain Williams drove straight to Corona Fire Headquarters for an assignment of duties. Those that know him, ...

SR91 Project Update: 15 Month Closure

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Special Notice Reminder:  Eastbound 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp to Close for 15 Months, New Frontage Road Opens, Sept. 1, 2015 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the 15-month full closure of the eastbound Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will begin on August 31, 2015. Crews will close all lanes at 9 p.m. on Serfas Club Drive to reconfigure the street between Pine Crest Drive and Wardlow Road. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. on September 1, 2015. Motorists can u...