Residential areas in southwest Corona that abut hillsides impacted by last fall’s Canyon Fire remained under an evacuation order today as crews cleared mud and debris from streets and ensured locations were secure following a powerful winter storm that moved through the area. According to the Corona Emergency Services Department, the mandatory evacuation that went […]
An ex-con accused of robbing a bank just east of Lake Elsinore and leading sheriff’s deputies on a freeway chase that ended in a crash was charged today with robbery and evading arrest. Thomas Jerome Burke, 25, of Murrieta was arrested Saturday after the pursuit on Interstate 15. Burke was being held in lieu of […]
A pedestrian was struck and killed today by a motorist on the 15 Freeway in Temescal Valley south of Corona. The crash on the northbound freeway, north of Temescal Canyon Road, occurred a little after 4:30 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported. The CHP said the pedestrian was walking in the No. 1 lane of […]
CORONA – The City of Corona, in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8, is reconstructing the Cajalco Road Interchange located on Interstate 15 (I-15) at Cajalco Road from Temescal Canyon Road to Bedford Canyon Road. The $45 million investment includes the widening of Cajalco Road from a two-lane bridge to a six-lane overcrossing […]
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The 2000-acre Canyon Fire was 45 percent contained today as crews fought the blaze for a fourth day, expecting full containment this weekend.
CORONA – With containment at only 15 percent, fire officials say they’re confident today of expanding the encirclement of the wind-fanned Canyon Fire, which has scorched some 2,000 acres around the Orange-Riverside county border, prompting the evacuation of around 1,500 people from about 500 Riverside County homes. The blaze broke out about 1 p.m. Monday […]
Crews made air drops this morning on a wind-fanned wildfire that broke out adjacent to the Riverside (91) Freeway on the Riverside-Orange county border and scorched about 2,500 acres, including several structures and a big rig, drawing firefighters from six agencies.
CORONA – The coroner today identified a 32-year-old man who was struck and killed by a train after stepping onto the tracks in Corona. The death occurred at around 6:30 a.m. Saturday at the Joy Street crossing of the BNSF railroad. Alejandro Uribe Saldana of Corona was struck by a BNSF train and pronounced dead […]
A fire that erupted Thursday, July 13, in a Corona neighborhood damaged a home and shed, as well as caused power lines to collapse, before crews gained the upper hand.