Nighttime full closures of WB-91 at Maple St.

Nighttime full closures of westbound 91 at Maple Street in Corona will take place September 15-17 and September 19-20 for the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project. Closure times are as follows: Thursday, September 15 at 10 pm to Friday, September 16 at 4 am Friday, September 16 at 11:30 pm to Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 am Saturday, September 17 at 11:59 pm to Sunday, September 18 at 8 am Monday, September 19 at 10 pm to Tuesday, September 20 at 4 am Tuesda...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection October 15 & October 16, 2016

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There will be a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the City of Corona City Hall parking lot, 400 S. Vicentia Avenue on October 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all Corona and Riverside County residents. Drop off any leftover hazardous materials from your home or garage: Aerosol cans Ammonia Antifreeze Automotive Batteries BBQ Propane Tanks Cholorine Cleansers Computers and Monitors Household Batteries Latex Paints, Oil ...

City Reconfigures Lane on Green River to Improve Traffic Flow

Continuing construction on the SR-91 Project through Corona has prompted some commuters to seek out alternate routes to avoid the morning freeway congestion.  As a result, the communities and businesses along Green River Road, north of State Route 91 (SR-91), have experienced an influx of drivers that are using this area to perform aggressive, and often illegal, u-turn and cut-through maneuvers in order to bypass the vehicles waiting to turn left onto the westbound SR-91 on-ramp.  These actions ...

NASA LIFTS OFF – Meet an Astronaut

The Corona Public Library invites you out on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 5 p.m. for a NASA LIFTS off event. The Library Initiative for Teachers and Students (LIFTS) is a partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Corona Public Library to inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Through LIFTS, students, teachers, and library users will have access to numerous STEM-related resources. Join the NASA LIFTS off event, and ...

Public Safety Day

The Corona Fire and Police Departments invite you to attend the annual Public Safety Day on October 1, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Join them for a day of fun, education, and excitement for the entire family at The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center in front of the Kohl’s and Ross Stores, at Cajalco Road and I-15 (Map). This free event is family friendly and will feature Children’s activities  and information booths of many public safety related topics. Fire Prevention Emergency Re...

The 91 Weekend Shift begins September 9, 2016

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Beginning Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in partnership with Caltrans District 12, will begin repaving the 91 Express Lanes in Orange County over 10 weekends. Construction crews will first begin repaving in the eastbound direction only starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, September 9 through 6 a.m. on Monday, September 12. To maximize safety and accelerate paving, the 91 Express Lanes and sections of the adjacent #1 general-purpose lane will close in the eastbo...

Cluster Mailbox Theft – Security FAQ

Who is responsible for our mailboxes and cluster mailboxes? The mailboxes and cluster mailboxes used throughout the city are federal property under the United States Postal Service (USPS). They are controlled by the United States Postal Service, a branch of the federal government. What should I do if my mailbox is broken into? If you see a crime in progress or you suspect a mailbox break in is occurring, please call the Corona Police Department (Riverside County Sheriff’s Department), 9...

CNUSD Makes Significant Gains in State Test Results

  August 24, 2016 – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today unveiled the results of the online assessments administered to about 3.2 million students last spring. This is the second year Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) administers the CAASPP test and results reveal that CNUSD achieved significant gains in English Language Arts and Math compared to other districts in Riverside county and state-wide. CNUSD is the largest district in the Inland Empire and...

Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

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Protecting Your Home During a Wildfire - Safety Information Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscapi...

FREE QR code stickers with your Medical Profile

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Your Corona Firefighters, together with MyID, serving The City of Corona with pride. Corona Residents, you can now pick up FREE Quick Response (QR) code sticker packs and link your medical profiles. This helps Corona Firefighters access your medical profile as well as your assigned emergency contacts if you or a loved one are ever in an emergency situation. QR codes are scannable with any smartphone and can give firefighters instant access to your MyID medical profile. To take advantage of...

CAT Hosts 5th Annual Golf Tournament

Christian Arts and Theatre (CAT) is hosting its 5th Annual CAT Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, September 26, 2016. The tournament will be held at Eagle Glen in Corona where they have the private use of the golf course for the entire day. The tournament includes lunch, dinner, a golf cart for two, a chance to win prizes, and more. If you are not interested in golfing but still would like to attend the dinner and auction portion of the fundraiser you can do that as well. On the day of th...

91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

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Now at 80 percent complete, the 91 Project in Corona is preparing for the “Main Push,” with traffic lanes being shifted or “pushed” toward the outer shoulders, and heavy construction occurring near Main Street. During the weekend of August 26 through August 29, 2016, crews will conduct the following “Main Push” activities:   Completion of the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp and off-ramp, with new connections at Second Street. This will require full closures of these ramp...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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Corona Police Department shows zero tolerance in its goal to end drunk driving The Corona Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs Aug. 19 –Sept. 5, 2016. During this time, law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with sobriety...

Nighttime Full Closure of Westbound 91 at the 71 – Aug. 13-14

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Full closure of westbound 91 at the 71, from Saturday, August 13 at 11 pm to Sunday, August 14 at 7 am. The closure is needed to remove overhead sign structures west of Green River Road. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 The following ramps also will be closed to support the westbound 91 closure: Southbound 71 to westbound 91 connector Green River Road westbound off-ra...

Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program

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Lawn Mower Exchange -- Registration is Open! Are you looking to save some green?  The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is hosting the 2016 September/October Lawn Mower Exchange Program. Trade in your old, operable gas-powered lawn mower and replace it with a high performance battery-electric lawn mower. Choose from three brands and seven models. They are all cordless, quitter than gas mowers and environmentally friendly. The seven (7) electric mower models to choose...