Citrus Splash Zone Keeps Corona Cool

Citrus Splash Zone
The summer heat has made an early appearance this year, and the City of Corona’s Citrus Splash Zone is ready to help cool down Corona! Summer fun is in season starting Sunday, May 1st, at the Citrus Splash Zone. Located in Citrus Park at 1250 Santana Way [MAP], the Citrus Splash Zone features a number of water features including spraying jets and water cannons - making it a cool and fun activity for all ages to enjoy! The splash pad is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 1st to Sept. 30th. ...
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Sandbags Available at Santana Park

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A week of stormy weather in expected in Corona. Heavy rain is expected to arrive in Southern California starting Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 continuing through Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 with an expected 2-4" across the region. The heaviest rains are expected today and Wednesday.  Strong south winds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph will be possible during the passage of the front. The City of Corona will provide up to 10 prefilled sandbags to City of Corona residents. Bags can be picked up between ...
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Corona Fire to Launch Resident Smoke Detector Program

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The Corona Fire Department and the Corona Firefighters Association Local 3757 will be implementing a Community Residential Smoke Detector Program.  The program was presented to the Corona City Council at yesterday’s meeting by Vice President of Local 3757 Fire Captain Trevor Walsh and Fire Chief David Duffy and was approved for implementation. Smoke detectors are the single most important means of preventing residential fire fatalities. A 2015 National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”) rep...
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“Drive 4 Life” Teaches Teens Driver Safety!

The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its “Drive 4 Life” teen driver safety program Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. We focus on the four most common factors that lead to fatal traffic collisions invo...
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How to Write Great College Essays

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Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons."  Better tales exist for college essays. Collegewise is hosting a workshop on Saturday, August 15. The workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Corona Civic Center Gymnasium Gym Teen Room, 502 S. Vicentia Ave Corona, CA 92882 [MAP]. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essa...
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Teach Your Teens to “Drive 4 Life”

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The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its “Drive 4 Life” teen driver safety program Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. We focus on the four most common factors that lead to fatal traffic collisions invo...
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Concerts on the Green

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The City’s annual summer concert series is back and ready to spice up those summer nights with cool tunes and rocking rhythms! This year’s series will have a variety of sounds from the Beach Boys and 80’s rock ‘n roll classics from Bon Jovi, to the upbeat harmonies of Latin music and soulful sounds of rhythm and blues. This year’s line-up is sure to deliver tunes that will get you up and out of your seat! Thursday, July 9th - Woodie and the Longboards Thursday, July 16th - Born Jovi ...
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2015 Fourth of July Parade, Festival and Fireworks in Corona

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Every year the City is proud to assemble a Fourth of July celebration worthy of our great nation. Wondering what to expect at this year’s event? Here’s a sneak preview for you! The Main Street Independence Day Parade begins at the intersection of Main and Ontario at 9 a.m. this year. Please note the earlier start time! The Parade will feature more than 70 local groups, businesses, and organizations.  If you haven’t submitted your application, they are still available until June 12 for a $100 ...
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Job-Readiness Programs

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The last two grant-supported job-readiness programs offered at Corona Public Library are coming up. Take this opportunity to broaden your own career and employment horizons! GETTING YOUR FIRST JOB Monday, June 8, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Corona Public Library. This workshop presented by Jamie Beck, career education consultant, is FREE except for your own very well-invested time – you will find out new ways to assess your career potential and learn how to target job sear...
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Library Kicks Off SummerFest with Book-a-Palooza!

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Come join the fun at the Corona Public Library as we celebrate the kick-off of Summerfest 2015 and our Summer Reading Program with our annual Book-a-Palooza on Tuesday, June 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! All ages can enjoy crafts, a local author showcase, demonstrations by Corona Police and Fire, and musical performances, including the UC Riverside Taiko Drum Ensemble, plus, the first 250 people will receive a free hotdog! This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is Read to the Rhythm which offers...
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Fourteenth Annual Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire

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  Saturday, June 6, 2015 the Corona Heritage Park will host the Fourteenth Annual Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Since the turn of the 21st Century, the Corona Antiques & Collectibles Faire has been a window into the past, showcasing the Heritage Park & Museum, and bringing together antiques vendors and enthusiasts throughout the region. Providing opportunities in cultural discovery, the event brings a venue of exploration into art and designs that...
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Paws in the Park Event

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On Saturday, May 30  from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Paws In the Park will be sponsoring a Dog Adoption Day at the playground area of the Shops at Dos Lagos in Corona [MAP]. The event has been planned by three local Girl Scouts from Troop 707 as they work toward earning their Silver Awards. Paige, Ashley, and Chelsea have organized this event to help provide homes for needy dogs, but it's going to be much more than that. The event will include free activities for kids  including face painting, dog bo...
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Chamber Salutes the Military with Memorial March Mile

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Recognizing the importance of the men and women who serve our country here in the U.S. and overseas, the Corona Chamber of Commerce salutes them annually for their bravery and sacrifice for our nation and this year the Chamber is hosting the inaugural Memorial March Mile on Saturday May 23. The walk will start at the Corona Chamber and end at Corona City Hall, walking around South Grand Boulevard. Once walkers arrive at the City Hall South Lawn near the Veterans Memorial, guest speaker Mike E...
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Historic Civic Center New Home to Kids Rock Free

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Corona’s Historic Civic Center is the new home of  Fender® Center for the Performing Arts, home to Kids Rock Free® School of Music. The new site was celebrated in Spring Fling on April 23, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The lesson rooms, studio, control room and admin suite were on display for all visitors. Student musicians performed and Raincross Drive filled the theater with their harmonies. Guests enjoyed refreshments and decorations that celebrated a legacy of Corona’s second high school built ...
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Friends and Faith; Together But Not The Same

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Perhaps you have seen the recent Android ad where a bear and a tiger nuzzle affectionately as non-descript, lower case letters state, “be together. not the same.”  It amazes us that creatures of such different ilk can get along, or even benefit, from such an unlikely friendship. Corona teen, Isabelle Richards, and the Corona Norco Interfaith Association (CNIA) have teamed up to take this theme to a new level.  On Saturday May 9 they will host “Friends And Faith; Together But Not The Same” a f...
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