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Citrus Splash Zone Will Remain Open to Oct. 20

The Maintenance Services Department is happy to announce that the Citrus Splash Zone will remain open until Oct. 20! The Citrus Splash Zone is open daily at Citrus Park, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Citrus Park is located at 1250 Santana Way in Corona [MAP], at the intersection of Rimpau Avenue and Taber Street. Citrus Park covers just over 20 acres, is ADA accessible and has many other amenities including a softball field, children's play equipment, restrooms, a picnic area and a drinking fountain. So beat the heat and spend a great day at the Citrus Splash Zone!

School Board Appoints New Member

The Corona-Norco Unified School District School Board appointed Mary Ybarra to fill the Board vacancy on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Mrs. Ybarra will serve the remaining term for a former school board member whose resignation was received by the District on Aug. 4, 2014. The remaining term ends in November 2016. Mrs. Ybarra will represent Trustee Area 3, which covers central Corona.

Sheriff Seeks Public Help with I-15 Shooting

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, at about 6:30 p.m., a shooting occurred in the vicinity of the I-15 southbound freeway and the El Cerrito off-ramp in the community of El Cerrito. As a result of this shooting, one adult male died from his injuries. While the investigation continues, we are asking any motorists traveling on I-15 during this incident and/ or any other member of the public who may have any information, photos or video to please call the Sheriff's Homicide Tip Line at 951-955-2777 or email MIB@riversidesheriff.org

Police Respond to a Suicidal Man

On September 24, 2014 at approximately 12:15 p.m. Corona Police responded to the area of Fullerton Ave. and Barth St. reference a possible suicidal man in the area. Police were contacted by the man’s ex-girlfriend stating he may be in the area and possibly had a gun.

Narcotics Detectives Locate Marijuana Grow House

On Sept. 18, 2014 at about 7:45 p.m. Detectives from the Corona Police Department Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation of a possible marijuana grow in the 300 block of Villafranca Street, Corona. During the investigation, detectives discovered over 1600 marijuana plants inside the residence in various stages of growth. In addition to the plants, detectives uncovered over five pounds of packaged marijuana for sales. Typically, one mature marijuana plant will yield approximately 1 to 1.5 pounds of marijuana. Detectives speculate that the potential street value of the marijuana would be over $2 million. Electrical lines to the home had been tampered with and presented a potential fire hazard inside the home.

New Classes @ Fender Center for the Performing Arts

 

New Classes at the Fender Center for the Performing Arts starting this fall!

Ages 11+

Fall is here! Don’t miss out on brand new classes, sign up today for lessons in Songwriting, Sound Engineering, and Music Video. Currently enrolled students receive priority seating.

Songwriting Part I – Lyrics
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Three Feet for Safety Act

Effective Sept. 16, 2014, AB 1371, also known as the “Three Feet for Safety Act,” took effect in California. The new law requires drivers of motor vehicles to maintain a distance of no less than 3 feet while passing a bicyclist. If a motorist cannot pass safely, the motorist must slow to a reasonable and prudent speed and pass only if there’s no danger to the bicyclist. The Corona Police Department will be conducting education and enforcement of these new California Vehicle Code sections within the City of Corona. Enforcement actions could include a warning or issuance of a citation for violations of the “Three Foot for Safety Act.”

City of Corona Hosts a City Hall Open House

Corona City Hall is hosting an Open House Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the public is invited to come meet our departments, ask questions and learn more about the services and programs for Corona residents and businesses. Join us for some fun and Games! Explore the different departments and participate in our scavenger hunt. There will be plenty of activities for children and giveaways for all.

Corona Dancers in the Spotlight: Just Plain Dancin’

Corona Dance Studio, Just Plain Dancin’ & Co.[MAP] in Corona has been named as one of the top dance studios in the Nation and AwesomenessTV has decided to take an inside look at what makes these dancers the best of the best. You can watch on AwesomenessTV as they follow senior dancers, ages 16 to 19 years old, as they get ready to take on all 12 categories at finals in Las Vegas.

Beware: Theft by False Pretense

On September 7, 2014, about 2:09 pm, Corona Police Officers responded to the area of McKinley St. and Griffin Way, regarding a male subject panhandling and causing a traffic hazard.