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Corona Woman Sentenced to over 2 Years in Federal Prison for Embezzling more than $500,000 from her Employer

By U.S. Attorney’s Office  Santa Ana– A Corona woman who embezzled more than $500,000 from her employer, an Irvine-based property management company, has been sentenced to serve 27 months in federal prison. Kristina Hosea, 46, of Corona, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Cormac J. Carney, who also ordered the defendant to pay […]

CNUSD Parent Center Officially Opens in Corona

: CNUSD officials celebrate the Parent Center officially opening last month

CNUSD Corona – On June 7, the CNUSD Parent Center opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Attended by City Council members, the CNUSD Board of Education, CNUSD Administrators, staff, and community members, the launch of the Parent Center is a critical component in the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan. Goal 6 of the […]

Corona Norco Unified School District 2016 Retirees

 

Corona-Norco Unified School District K-12 Teacher Job Fair

By Nicole Leiva On Saturday, Jan. 30, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Corona-Norco Unified School District held a job fair to recruit teachers for kindergarten through high school. When the district announced the event, they advised teachers to visit EdJoin.org to complete an application before attending the fair.  Those who completed their applications […]

Corona: Police K-9 Retires

Courtesy of the Corona Police Dept. After four and a half years of dedicated service to the citizens of Corona, Corona Police Department’s K9 Spike retires. Spike is an eight-year-old Belgian Malinois, who was not only trained for patrol duties but was also cross- trained to detect the odor of narcotics. During Spike’s tenure, he […]

Three Arrested in String of Corona Robberies

Courtesy of Corona Police Department Corona – On Sept. 21, 2015, the Corona Police Department began investigating a string of robberies which occurred at three different locations within a six-hour time period in the City of Corona.  The robberies occurred at the following locations: USA Gas, 1205 Soth Main Street, Sept 21, 2015 at 9:19 […]

Corona Mail Theft Suspect Strikes Again

Photo courtesy of Yorba Linda P.D.

Staff Reports – A Corona man was arrested and booked into the Orange County Jail on December 18, 2015, for being in possession of mail and packages from dozens of residents of Anaheim Hills, Diamond Bar and Corona.  Some of the stolen mail included Christmas cards.  The man was cited for the same type of […]

91 Project in Corona Prepares for El Niño Weather Conditions

By Eliza Echevarria Perez CORONA – Construction crews working on the 91 Project in Corona are geared up for the arrival of El Niño storms. During the first full week of El Niño conditions, the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) is increasing its Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) vehicles on the 91 and on Interstate 15 […]

Inland Empire: Street Closure in Corona

By Eliza Echevarria Perez CORONA – As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona, Buena Vista Avenue at the 91 undercrossing will close from 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 until Dec. 2 to lower the roadway. There will be no pedestrian access during this closure. Motorists and pedestrians can use […]

Former Corona Teacher Arrested in Sex Crimes with Students

Photo Courtesy: Corona Police Department

Staff Reports CORONA – Former Lee V. Pollard High School teacher was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 17, on charges that he had a four-month sexual relationship with a minor student, officials said. Anthony Joshua Perez, 28, of Corona was arrested by Corona police officers for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor and possession of child […]

Corona PD Seeks Help Finding Stolen Toy Hauler

City of Corona CORONA – On Sunday, Oct. 25, at about 5:15 a.m. a 32-foot Weekend Warrior trailer with California license plate number 1LL3041 (model FS3200) was stolen from the area of E. Sixth Street and El Sobrante. The trailer was kept in a secured area behind a business. The trailer was used for a […]

Corona: Nightly Closures For E. Grand Blvd.

Courtesy of RCTC CORONA-The contractor for the 91 Project in Corona began removal of the newly constructed bridge deck over East Grand Boulevard On Oct. 28. The future 91 eastbound bridge may have sustained damage during a bridge lowering operation that injured nine workers on Oct. 9. Atkinson/Walsh Joint Venture (AWJV) has decided to remove […]

Arrests in False Bomb Threats at Two Corona High Schools

Staff Reports CORONA – Corona Police have arrested a 17-year-old Lee V. Pollard High School student on suspicion of making two false bomb threats. On Tuesday, Oct. 20, shortly after 12:07 p.m., the Corona teen called Pollard High School stating there was a bomb on campus. Shortly after the first call, the minor placed a […]

Corona Norco Unified Puente Program

Selected by White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics   Courtesy City of Eastvale Norco – The White House on Educational Excellence for Hispanics has identified CNUSD’s Puente Program as a model program to be featured in their national online catalog. The national online catalog includes over 230 programs that invest in key education priorities for Hispanics. The […]

Corona: Baseball Player Arrested for Homicides

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Murder Suspect, Brandon Willie Martin, 22

Local man arrested Staff Reports Corona – On Thurs., Sept. 17, at approximately 6:35 p.m., the Corona Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Winthrop Dr. in Corona in response to a report of a male not breathing. Upon arrival, Officers located three male victims at the location. Michael Martin, 64, of Corona, and […]

Corona Bar Stabbing Homicide

Staff Reports Corona – On Sun., Aug. 9, Corona Police Officers were called to Rack’s Billiards & Bourbon – located on 6th Street in Corona – regarding a stabbing incident. According to the Corona Police Department, the suspect – Jesus Gonzalez Gutierrez, 24, of Corona – had been a patron of the sports bar that […]

Corona Animal Shelter Moving

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Help “Clear the Shelter” before the move   Staff Reports Corona – The Corona Police Department is proud to announce the “soon to be” opening of the NEW Animal Shelter in the City of Corona. This new facility will be located at 1330 Magnolia Avenue, and will offer a larger amount of space, shelter, and […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]

Lanes on 91 in Corona to Narrow in Width to 10.5 Feet

Riverside County Transportation Commission Riverside County – As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC) 91 Project, westbound and eastbound lanes on the 91 between the 71 and Main Street in Corona will be narrowed in width, starting June 1. Dubbed the “91 Corona Squeeze,” the narrower lanes will continue for about 10 months […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]