Apply to be a Civil Grand Juror

The Riverside Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Those interested in serving as a grand juror must have the following qualifications: • Citizen of the United States; • 18 years of age or older; • Resident of Riverside County for at least one year prior to July 1, 2017; • Be of sound judgment and fair character...
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Corona Animal Shelter “Pet of the Week”

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is announcing a new program called “Pet of the Week”.  Each week a very special shelter pet will be showcased with a short biography and picture. The “Pet of the Week” will be shared on the City of Corona Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter page. They will also receive a special designation on their dog kennel or cat condo to draw your attention to this very special pet.  Upon adoption, the new family will receive an adoption gift bag filled with ite...
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Fender® Center’s Events Showcase & Benefit Kids Rock Free® School of Music

With the New Year there are new opportunities to experience a variety of musical performances. Fender® Center invites you to tune in and let the music by the students and instructors transport you to new dimensions. February kicks off with the classical sounds of Lee Zimmer’s guitar at One Man-Six Strings on February 11, 2017. This special concert is the next in Fender Center’s Coffeehouse Concert Series to benefit the free and low cost music ed at Kids Rock Free® School of Music. Concert doo...
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Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) – Volunteers Needed!

For over 20 years, Trauma Intervention Program volunteers have been working in partnership with Corona’s Emergency Responders and Corona Regional Medical Center providing support to emotionally traumatized citizens immediately after tragedy strikes. TIP Corona is an all-volunteer, non-profit, public benefit corporation serving the citizens of Corona and surrounding communities. TIP volunteers are specially trained citizens who are available 24/7/365 to be called upon by emergency responde...
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91 Project Update

With the 91 Project at its 91 percent completion mark, motorists will be able to use the new lanes starting this spring. Crews are continuing to work night and day to complete the following activities. For a map showing the status of these ramps and local street improvements, please visit the “Ramp/Street Status” page of the website. The westbound and eastbound Maple Street off-ramps are scheduled to open in January. The Maple Street Bridge is scheduled to open to two directions in early...
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Free Landscape Class

  Register Today for the Free Landscape Class for January! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this January. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinki...
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241/91 Express Connector Meeting Recap

The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) and Caltrans are proposing to build a direct, median-to-median, tolled connector to link 241 Toll Road and the 91 Express Lanes. This “Express Connector” would decrease traffic congestion, enhance safety by reducing weaving across lanes, and improve toll road and toll lane access in Orange and Riverside Counties. The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) and Caltrans hosted a public meeting on Nov. 29, to seek comments about the proposed 241/91 Expr...
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Donate to the Spark of Love Toy Drive

The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. The Spark of Love Toy Drive will run from Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. Spark of Love Collection Event Corona Fire D...
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Child Annoyance Arrest

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at about 8 a.m., 34-year-old Corona resident Robert Sanchez Banuelos was arrested for the misdemeanor of Child Annoyance. Banuelos was identified by a 13-year-old female and her 12-year-old sister as the person who approached them in the area of Cota Street and Parkridge Avenue on Halloween. The sisters were walking home from school on Oct. 31, 2016 when Banuelos, who was accompanied by a female child, struck up a conversation with them. During the conversation, Ban...
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Annual Dickens Dinner

The Santiago Choir Program cordially invites the community to the Annual Dickens Dinner, an evening of Holiday Merriment. The Dinner will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Santiago High School Cafeteria (Map). The Christmas Concert will follow the dinner and begin at 7 p.m. The Santiago High School Choir is a 160-member award winning group. Every year the Madrigals hold a Dickens Dinner and silent auction to raise funds for their trips and competitions. The dinner ...
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SR91 closure of Lincoln Avenue between Second/D St. & Pomona Rd.

The 91 Project will require a closure of Lincoln Avenue between Second/D Street and Pomona Road for paving this weekend. The closure will start Friday, Nov. 11 at 9 pm and end by Monday, Nov. 14 at 4 am. During the closure, motorists on Second/D Street may travel east through the Lincoln Avenue intersection. West of the intersection, westbound travel will be available only west of the Shell Station on Lincoln Avenue. East of the intersection, motorists may travel east and west on Second Stree...
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Corona Driver Convicted of Second Degree Murder

On November 8, 2016, Eduardo Alvarez was convicted of all charges including 2nd degree murder for his driving actions in an incident that occurred on August 9, 2015. On that date at approximately 9:25 p.m., evidence showed that Eduardo Alvarez (26-year-old of Corona) was driving his Nissan Maxima eastbound on Sixth Street in the City of Corona at speeds between 80 MPH to 100 MPH from the intersection of Victoria Avenue, up to Promenade Avenue. Several witnesses testified that the Nissan Maxima w...
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Corona’s Winter Events & Holiday Cheer!

Help us spread Holiday Cheer, Share your Community Events! Spark of Love Toy Drive From Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016 The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. ...
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Beat the Rush – Schedule your Annual Furnace Service Check Today

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and people are beginning to turn on their furnaces for the first time in months. Heating appliances should be serviced annually and checked for proper operation. A qualified heating contractor, plumber or SoCalGas can provide this service. Failure to perform annual maintenance on gas appliances may result in exposure to carbon monoxide, which can cause nausea, drowsiness, flu-like symptoms, and even death. Since space heating typica...
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Halloween Safety Tips

The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween! Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours. Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by. Parents should carry flashlights with them. Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes. Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...
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