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91 Project Notice: WB 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp Lane Reduction

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the westbound 91 Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will be reduced from three lanes (one carpool and two general use lanes) to two general use lanes on Tuesday, March 31 at 4:30 a.m. This will allow shoring to be placed to begin work that will widen the 91 and build the new ramp.

Beneficial Bug Farm at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

Everyone knows the Corona Heritage Park contains Corona's history museum, historic buildings, beautiful old trees, and some of the most unique education resources in town; but did you know the former lemon ranch has been home to a commercial insectory for almost 40 years? Hidden in mysterious buildings erected in last century's teens and twenties are the inner workings of a very successful bug farm.

Corona Police Participate in Baker to Vegas

On March 28-29, 2015, the Corona Police Department will participate in the 31st Annual Challenge Cup Relay. The Challenge Cup Relay is the most prestigious and unique law enforcement foot race of its kind. With over 120 miles of pavement, starting in Baker, California, and ending in Las Vegas, Nevada, it hosts over 8,000 runners, guests, family members, and support staff. Runners sweat through hot days and cold nights to demonstrate passion, pride, and honor, but also for the chance to win the coveted cup trophy.

Women’s Luncheon: Why Goals Don’t Work: What You Can Do to Reach Yours!

Join us Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant where the Corona Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Corona, presents " Why Goals Don’t Work: What You Can Do to Reach Yours!” as part of the Women’s Leadership Luncheon series. Our special guest is Patti Cotton, President and CEO of the Cotton Group, is a motivational and inspirational speaker and dynamic presenter who consistently earns some of the highest ratings at venues from corporate conferences to charity galas.

Green River Road Widening Project

The Green River Road Widening Project involves the widening of Green River from four to six lanes between State Route 91 and Palisades Drive. Green River Widening Project Corona Construction is scheduled to begin April 13, 2015 with completion anticipated by December 11, 2015. The project includes paving, slope grading, new curb and gutter, sidewalks, ADA access ramps, modifications to existing storm drains and a new traffic signal at Palisades Drive and signal modifications at Dominguez Ranch Road.

Public Input Wanted on Prado Dam Mural Plans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9 at the Corona High School Performing Arts Center[MAP] to present information and receive public input regarding preliminary plans for repainting a mural on the Prado Dam spillway.

Riverside County Public Health Seeks Your Input

SHAPE Riverside County is a community-driven effort that brings together people and organizations from many different sectors with the goal of making Riverside County a healthier place to live and visit. Riverside County Department of Public Health is seeking Corona Resident's assistance in building a health improvement framework.

Tips for Caring for Your Citrus Trees

Have you accepted the Mayor’s Corona Citrus Challenge and planted your citrus tree? If you have not, visit a garden center or nursery near you and purchase your tree today. Take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #CoronaCitrusChallenge and challenge your family, friends and neighbors to do the same. Let’s cherish our past and remind the community of why we earned the title “Lemon Capital of the World”. Together, we can bring back the smell of citrus to Corona!

Mayor Montanez Challenges You!

Did you know there was a time when practically one-fourth of our population was engaged in the caring of citrus in Corona? Let’s cherish our past and remind the community of why we earned the title “Lemon Capital of the World”. I challenge YOU to plant a citrus tree in your yard today, take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #CoronaCitrusChallenge and challenge your family, friends and neighbors to do the same.g

Police Officer & Good Samaritans Save Driver from Burning Car

On Thursday, March 5, 2015 at about 11:53 p.m., Corona Police was dispatched to the 1100 block of E. Foothill Parkway regarding a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, Officer Michael Neff observed a white Ford Escape crashed into a tree and its engine compartment fully engulfed in flames. Two citizens were already on scene trying to render assistance to the trapped driver.

DUI Checkpoints & Patrols

St. Patrick’s Day is One of the Deadliest Days of the Year Because of Drunk Driving. St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold and good luck. But no amount of luck can save you from a drunk-driving crash. So whether you’re buzzed or drunk on St. Patrick’s Day, it doesn’t matter. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to remind everyone that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving—drive sober.

Missing Adults Located

On March 11, 2015 at about 3:45 p.m., Jasmine Jackson and Amanda Sanchez were found by family members in an area of the Cleveland National Forest. Jackson and Sanchez received medical attention while at the scene and were later released to family members.

Missing Females on Skyline

On March 11, 2015 at about 12:30 a.m. the Corona Police Department was notified of two missing adult females by family members. Amanda Sanchez (22-years-old of Murrieta) and Jasmine Jackson (23-years-old of Corona) were both seen last at about 1 p.m. on March 10, 2015. Family members found Amanda’s car parked near the Skyline trailhead in Corona. Jasmine’s phone was found inside her car. Amanda’s phone was last used in Eastvale, but was turned off about 8 p.m. on March 10, 2015. Both girls are believed to be together and family think it’s unusual that the girls would go hiking at night.

Gang Task Force: Narcotic Arrest & Gun Seizure

On Friday, March 6, 2015, officers from the Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of N. Buena Vista and contacted the sole occupant, Lisa Cavaluzzi (48-years-old of Corona). Cavaluzzi was on formal probation in Riverside County for possession of stolen property and subject to search. During the investigation a search was conducted and officers located 48.9 grams (1.7 ounces) of methamphetamine packaged in several separate baggies inside Cavaluzzi’s purse.

Corona Man Arrested for Sex Crimes on Juveniles

On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Corona Police Department was contacted by multiple male adults who stated that they had been victims of sexual abuse as juveniles in the City of Corona. Corona Police Detectives began an investigation into the allegations and on Monday, March 9, 2015 arrested Shawn Edward Shaffer, 54 years old of Corona, for multiple counts of sexual molestation on a juvenile under 16 years of age.