Information about Corona, California

The Corona community boasts many amenities that provide a first-rate quality of life for residents. The City has more than 394 acres of parks, with sports fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, two skateparks and an outdoor pool. Public Safety efforts by the Corona Police Department and Corona Fire Department have resulted in decreasing crime rates, quick response times and a superior paramedic program. The Corona Public Library and the Fender Museum of Music and the Arts provide cultural and educational programming, and the Senior Center is a hub of activity with programs, workshops and social gatherings. The City also operates a recreational airport. Corona's economy is strong and getting stronger! More than 74,000 people work here. Our retail and commercial areas are expanding and office development is booming. City of Corona | 400 South Vicentia Avenue | Corona, California 92882 | (951) 736-2201 The City of Corona is located approximately 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles in western Riverside County. The community is ideally situated at the base of the mountainous Cleveland National Forest on an alluvial plain leading down or north to the Santa Ana River. In 1996 the city population will reach over 100,000 and the city limits cover approximately 32.83 square miles, and this grows continuously through annexations. The mean temperature in January has averaged 51.6 degrees, and in July 74.8 degrees. Rainfall averages 2.71 inches in January and .01 in July. Corona is a General Law City. Five Corona citizens make up the Corona City Council and each is elected to a four year term of office. Historically, the area has many significant features. The Luiseño Indians, the site of the first Spanish family to settle in Riverside County, the Temescal Tin Mines, and some of the best clay and mineral deposits in the United States are located here. Also, the renowned circular Grand Boulevard where three international road racing events took place in 1913, 1914 and 1916. The first lemon processing plant in the country was built here in 1915 and the world's largest cheese plant was opened on Lincoln Avenue in 1985 where the Desi Arnaz horse ranch had once stood.
Copyright 2006, City of Corona

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Im a local Corona Chiropractor. I love this city. I love its diversity, charm and access to the outdoors. Get outside and eat healthy!

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