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In 1971, the second Corona Public Library building opened its doors at Sixth & Main Street. The building was 19,016 square feet, could accommodate 60,000 books, had a seating capacity of 100 and parking capacity of 57. By the late 1980s the library had outgrown the building, so staff, volunteers, and community members began fundraising and lobbying for a new library building.
The expansion project began in 1991 and the new Corona Public Library reopened on June 26, 1993. The building is now 62,300 square feet, has double the seating capacity, a book capacity of 198,000, has a bookshop for the Friends of the Corona Public Library, and triple the parking of the previous building. Continue reading…
FOX and Chef Gordon Ramsay are back with the highly anticipated new season of “Hell’s Kitchen”! Are you the next chef who can brave Ramsay’s wrath and walk away with the ultimate prize? If you think you have what it takes to win Hell’s Kitchen.. then head to Dos Lagos for “Hell’s Kitchen” open casting call! The search is on for outspoken, competitive, and engaging men and women, 21 and over, with varying culinary experience. Applicants must be passionate about food and want to become the next winner of “Hell’s Kitchen.” Food lovers, experienced chefs, cooks, fast food and cafeteria workers, private chefs, weekend gourmets and caterers, are all encouraged to respond. Continue reading…
The Corona-Norco Family YMCA is now enrolling for toddler, preschool, and school-age programs for the 2013-2014 year. The Y offers State and First 5 funded programs which offer free childcare to qualified families. Eligibility is based on need and income. Program registration is first come, first served. Register at the Y Admin Office at 427 E. Grand Blvd, Corona [MAP]. The office is open 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday –Friday. Saturday appointments are available by request.
The following documents are required at time of registration:
Proof of residency (bill) | Proof of income (last 4 weeks paystubs) | Birth certificates for all children under 18 living in the home | Immunization card with current TB test
Fee-based programs are also available. Continue reading…
Summer has arrived and the search for “things to do” is on the rise! Looking for inexpensive fun for your family, well June brings us FREE Family Movie Nights at The Shops at Dos Lagos [MAP] for the next four weeks! Every Thursday during June there will be an outdoor movie, starting at dusk but it is recommended you get there early with your lawn chairs and blankets to get a good spot!
The Corona Police Department’s Traffic Section is hosting its quarterly “Drive 4 Life” Teen Driver Education Program. This program is designed for young drivers between the ages of 15 ½ and 19 who have a driver’s license, a learner’s permit, or are about to get one. The goal of the program is to educate our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. The program focuses on the four most common factors that lead to fatal traffic collisions involving young drivers: Speeding, Driving Under the Influence, Seatbelts, and Street Racing are all addressed in detail. Continue reading…
Garden bugs got you down? Then mark your calendars for June 1and be sure to join the South Corona Community Gardeners for an old fashioned seed swap and lecture on organic pest control.
At 9 a.m. activities will start with a lesson on bug control. Be sure to bring a lawn chair and come to learn about how to control the “bad” bugs in your vegetable garden organically and safely from a master gardener. Immediately following at 10 a.m. there will be a good old fashioned seed swap! Feel free to stay and swap seeds with fellow gardeners.
How a seed swap works:
- Bring your seeds (Preferably open pollinated, heirloom varieties of edibles and flowers.
National Senior Health & Fitness day is coming up and its goal is to help promote keeping older Americans healthy and fit. Local Organizations all over the country will host a variety of health and fitness related activities based on the interests of older adults in their communities and Corona is no different!
Valencia Terrace [MAP] is hosting its third Annual Health and Wellness Expo in honor of National Senior Health & Fitness Day and the event will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event is open to the public to meet sponsors and vendors and enjoy fitness demonstrations as well as guest speakers throughout the event. Continue reading…