Avant-Garde FFA is Making a Difference in Foster Care

By Cindy White Corona – With thousands of children in foster care in the Inland Empire, it’s imperative that quality resource homes be established to provide a safe, loving environment for children in the foster care system, many who have been abused and neglected. Avant-Garde Foster Family Agency carefully evaluates applicants before placing children in […]

Corona Holds Elections November 6, 2018

By Anthony Saude Corona – Its election time in Corona that means candidate signs, flyers, mailers and people knocking at your door will be part of the landscape for the next couple of months. This year though it will only be in certain areas because the City of Corona has converted to the “district” option of […]

Corona Balances Budget With Transparency

Staff Reports Corona – The City of Corona was happy to announce a balanced budget while utilizing the Balancing Act and the Tax Payer Receipt that Corona employs in a citywide coordinated effort to provide a greater transparency and to foster an environment of openness regarding the innerworkings of local government. “The basic gist is […]

Abandoned Baby Found Dead in Corona

Staff Reports Corona – Corona Police reported that an abandoned infant was found dead in the city of Corona. The baby was found in the area of Cajalco Road and Interstate 15 on Friday afternoon, according to police. The call came in and officers were dispatched to the scene at 2:36 p.m. When the officers arrived, the infant […]

National Night Out Tuesday, August 7

City Of Corona National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” began in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. The traditional “Lights On” campaign and symbolic front porch vigils, turned […]

New Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Begins In Corona

Staff Reports Corona – Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in America today. It is estimated that over 22,000 women will be diagnosed with in 2018. To combat this disease, new treatments are being developed every day and Dr. Mehdi Kebria of City of Hope’s Community Practice Sites in […]

Mothers Day Party Ends in Tragedy

By Anthony Saude CORONA – Corona police detectives are investigating a double shooting that happened on Mother’s Day. It happened on the 1200 block of West 10th Street in Corona, around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday. There was a Mother’s Day celebration going on in the parking lot of the apartment building between several apartment units. […]

Woman Crashes Into Corona Walmart Produce Section

By Anthony Saude Corona– A Riverside woman crashed her sedan through the glass door and into the produce section of a Corona Neighborhood Walmart on an otherwise uneventful Sunday evening in April. The woman who was later identified as Diane Mickens, 56, of Riverside, drove through the entrance of the store in the 1500 block […]

Motorcyclist Killed, Corona Man Arrested

By Anthony Saude Corona – A Corona man was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence when he collided with a motorcyclist early Sunday morning. The collision on the westbound 60 Freeway in Jurupa Valley left the motorcyclist, a Menifee resident, dead, the California Highway Patrol said Monday, April 2. Tonga Tavake, 59, died at the […]

Corona Residents Sue Over 91 Contruction

By Anthony Saude Corona – The residents, who live north of the 91 freeway, contend that the pile driving, jack hammering and round-the-clock work at Green River Road damaged their houses and robbed them of most of the mountain views they had previously enjoyed. The freeway construction was part of a larger $1.4 billion freeway improvement project that stretched […]

High Speed Chase Ends in Suicide in Corona

By Anthony Saude   Corona- A man, who authorities believe may be connected to a Los Angeles County homicide case,  shot and killed himself following a high speed  pursuit that began in Hesperia and ended in Corona, on Friday, March 23. The driver, identified as Christopher Spotz, 33, of North Hollywood, was armed with a […]

Fatal Traffic Accident

Staff Reports Corona – On Friday, March 16, 2018, at approximately 9:14 a.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving two vehicles near the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and All American Way. Upon arrival, bystanders were performing C.P.R. on one of the involved drivers. Paramedics, the Corona […]

26-Year-Old Man’s Body Identified

By Anthony Saude Corona – The young man’s body that was unceremoniously discarded in the middle of a Corona street last week has been identified by family members. Michael Williams, who had recently turned 26, was an aspiring chef according to his grief-stricken relatives. The family gathered for a vigil at the scene to mourn […]

Two Corona High Students Arrested For Threats

Staff Reports Corona – The Corona Police Department received information of a 15-year-old male Corona High School student who threatened violence towards the campus of Corona High School.  Through the investigation, officers were able to view social media posts sent by the suspect. The suspect was identified and subsequently arrested at his residence.  The suspect was […]

Corona Man Arrested for Sexual Assault on Children

By Anthony Saude Benny Zavala a 22 year old Corona resident was arrested on multiple charges relating to sexual assault of children on January 19 by Corona Police detectives. A Corona Police Officer was visiting a local elementary school campus as part of the “Adopt-A-School” program earlier in the day. One of the school’s counselors […]

Corona Man Is Run Over on 15 Freeway

By Anthony Saude Corona – An accident on the north bound 15 freeway in Corona claimed the life of a young man from Corona California on New Year’s Day. Brett Mckinney was only 22 years old when he was pronounced dead at the scene just south of the Dos Lagos Drive exit. According to CHP […]

Ex-Volunteer Coach At Corona, Eastvale Schools Accused Of Sexually Abusing Teen Girls

By Anthony Saude Corona – Draper Mitchell has been arrested by Corona Police Department for suspicion of felony sexual misconduct with three teenage girls. According to the Police department they believe that there are still more young ladies out there that haven’t come forward at this time. Mitchell a part owner of Player’s Edge basketball […]

Corona Man Charged With Murder

By Anthony Saude Corona – On Thanksgiving Day Corona Police Officers responded to a family disturbance call that involved an assault with a deadly weapon in the 1700 block of Rainbow Ridge on the west side of the City of Corona. The Corona Fire Department paramedics were dispatched to the scene and found 64 year […]

Corona Pd Receives $75,000 Grant

By Marissa Mitchell Corona, CA – Corona Police Department recently received $75,000 in grant money for traffic enforcement and crash prevention, resulting in some crackdown on impaired drivers. The Corona Department has been given the money from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long programs. This program will consist of special enforcements, […]

Corona Life Pregnancy Center

By Anthony Saude Corona – It had been a full month now, she was late, and this was a much more serious “late” than missing homeroom class. She didn’t have a job or money; she had just graduated high school and was accepted to the college of her choice. Her and her boyfriend weren’t serious […]