Bank Robbery Investigation Leads to Animal Cruelty Case

By Mireya De la Paz Corona –  A man was arrested by the Corona Police Department on Wednesday July 26, 2017 for bank robbery in Corona, California. 72-year-old Robert Bustamante Flores threatened a teller of the Western Bank on 1050 W. Sixth Street in Corona July 20, 2017. Flores was suspected of robbery when he […]

IE News: Information Sought For Stabbing

Staff Reports Corona– The Corona Police Department is still searching for information regarding a stabbing that took place at the Corona City Park a few months ago. The Police Department recently sent out a news release requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that may have been involved in the stabbing death of Barnabas […]

Lincoln Avenue On-Ramp Will Be Two Lanes

Courtesy of RCTC CORONA– As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC) 91 Project, the westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp will be reconfigured from three lanes to two general purpose lanes through the end of 2016. The ramp meter will be turned off during this time. The reconfiguration will allow crews to work on the […]

IE News: Youth Takes Unique Approach to Leadership

Photo courtesy: Doug Gaehle

4-H proven to empower area youth through life skill development By Doug Gaehle CORONA– It’s no secret that today’s youth feel pressure. Pressure to excel in school, to go to college, to get a job, etc. How they overcome those pressures is a true testament to their character. Take Corona native Aidan Longridge for example. […]

More Students Qualify For Diplomas

Courtesy of Corona Norco Unified   Corona/Norco– On October 7, 2015, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 172, suspending the administration of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or a condition of graduation from high school. The bill provides for the granting of a diploma of […]

Santiago Student Perfect in Art

Courtesy of CVUSD CORONA– Sarah Ki, a junior at Santiago High School, earned perfect scores and every point possible on her AP Studio Art Drawing Exam taken last year. Sarah was one of 16 students among 4.5 million high students in the world who earned every point possible. The AP Exams are scored on a scale of […]

Local Football Coach Honored

Photo Courtesy of CNUSD Centennial Football Coach Named Coach of the Year

By Sara Cipollone CORONA – Centennial High School football Coach Matt Logan has been honored for his work and accomplishments with the school’s football team. USA Today has named Coach Logan the ALL-USA Football Coach of the Year. Coach Matt Logan stated that the best advice he has been given was from Coach Bruce Rollinson, […]

Orange Grove Teacher Named State Finalist

Photo Courtesy of CNUSD Orange Grove Teacher Jessica Fuller poses with her award

By Linda Hawkins, CNUSD CORONA– Congratulations to Orange Grove teacher, Jessica Fuller, for being named the California League of High School’s (CLHS) Region 10 state finalist at the awards dinner on Thursday, January 21.  Jessica, along with 10 other finalists, was recognized by CLHS as “Educators of the Year” for Region 10, which includes Riverside, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino […]

Former ERHS Students Sign with NFL

Photo Courtesy of CNUSD ERHS Alumni celebrate their NFL signing (L-R: Superintendent Michael Lin, Austin Hill, Tyler Slavin, Josh Mitchell, and ERHS Principal Jeremy Goins.)

Courtesy of CNUSD EASTVALE– Gleaming smiles and new NFL hats were proudly worn by three former Eleanor Roosevelt High School students from the class of 2010, all of whom have signed with teams in the NFL. Austin Hill signed with the Seattle Seahawks, Josh Mitchell with the Indianapolis Colts and Tyler Slavin with the St. Louis Rams.  This marks a significant […]

36 Students Compete in District Spelling Bee

Courtesy of CNUSD Corona – The Annual District Spelling Bee brought together the best spellers grades 4-8 to compete at Santiago High School for the District Spelling Bee title. 36 schools, elementary and intermediate, were represented. Contestants held strong for the first few rounds, but by Round 5, the field whittled down to 18. The […]

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 to complete an application before attending the fair.  Those who completed their applications […]

Assemblyman Linder Introduces the Transparency in Government Act

Staff Reports CORONA – An open and transparent government is the premise for Assemblymember Eric Linder’s (R-Corona) newly introduced bill, AB 1707. The new bill will strengthen the California Public Records Act (PRA), increase transparency and promote clarity to help the public adequately understand the activities of state and local agencies, according to a press […]

Man Dies after being Hit by Train

Staff Reports CORONA– On Jan. 22 at about 1:55 p.m., Corona Police Officers responded to a train versus pedestrian collision in the 100 block of North McKinley Avenue. Through investigation, officers determined that 19-year-old Anthony McRea of Riverside was walking northbound on McKinley with his girlfriend. As they approached the railroad tracks just south of […]

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 […]

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 […]

91 Construction Message Sign Hacked

Staff Reports CORONA – A hacked electronic construction sign on the northbound Interstate 15 had commuters scratching their heads at the unusual message Christmas evening. The electronic sign, which is located between El Cerrito and Ontario Avenue in Corona, was changed from a construction alert to a political message Dec. 25. Several commuters posted images […]

91 Grand Boulevard Ramps to Close Permanently

Staff Reports CORONA-As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project, the eastbound 91 Grand Boulevard off-ramp and westbound 91 Grand Boulevard on-ramp will close permanently in December. To prepare for these ramp closures, other improvements are scheduled for this area. The following schedule is anticipated, but dates are subject to change (Please see […]

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 […]

Total Care Heating and Air

“Building Friendships one home at a time” Staff Reports CORONA-Don’t wait until the cold arrives to make sure your heating system is working properly. Let the professionals at Total Care Heating & Air help you get your heating system in tip-top shape before winter so you can stay warm, cozy and safe this heating season. […]