By Jeff Horseman | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: April 4, 2018 at 2:13 pm | UPDATED: April 4, 2018 at 2:15 pm A town hall discussion on gun violence will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco, 465 Santana Way in Corona. Inspired by the recent “March for Our Lives,” the event is sponsored by the Centennial High Young Democrats, Indivisible 42 and Rogue Media. Organizers have invited Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona, to attend. The forum will be streamed live at www.facebook.com/rogue42media. … [Read more...] about A town hall forum on gun violence will take place Saturday in Corona
By Jeff Horseman | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: May 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm | UPDATED: May 9, 2018 at 2:01 pm Only one candidate has Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione’s endorsement in the race to succeed him. That candidate, Corona Mayor Karen Spiegel, joins four others on the June 5 ballot to take over for Tavaglione, who is not seeking re-election after more than 20 years on the Board of Supervisors. The winner will represent the county’s Second District, which includes part of Riverside along with Corona, Norco, Eastvale and Jurupa Valley. A councilwoman in Corona since 2002, Spiegel, 59, believes her experience as an elected leader in a city of more than 166,000 gives her an advantage. Sign up for The Localist, our daily email newsletter with handpicked stories relevant to where you live. Subscribe here. “I’ve called Riverside County home for over three decades,” she said. “I’ve raised my family here. I’ve … [Read more...] about Is Riverside County supervisor the next step for Corona Mayor Karen Spiegel?
By Shane Newell | [email protected] and Ryan Hagen | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: November 2, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: November 2, 2018 at 8:14 am Standing in front of a Planned Parenthood office, Corona City Council candidate and pastor Shawn Kelly delivers a blunt message to voters: “(a) vote for me would stop them from coming into our city.” Kelly posted the 44-second video — titled “Help keep them out of our town” — to his Facebook page last month, the latest example of religious and national political issues entering the race for three seats on the dais at City Hall. Jeremy Mercer, another of three pastors running in Corona’s Tuesday, Nov. 6, election, also posted a campaign video — shot at a pro-life walk and featuring him saying “life is an issue in this city” and “we value life.” But some say the issue has nothing to do with leading Corona, and call it a scare … [Read more...] about Abortion is issue in Corona election, say two pastors running for city council
By Shane Newell | [email protected] | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: November 6, 2018 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: November 6, 2018 at 8:03 am Corona voters are heading to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, to choose three new City Council members. Eleven candidates, including three Christian pastors, a retired firefighter and a healthcare advocate with Planned Parenthood, sought votes across three districts during an election in which religion and national politics became issues. The pastors — Doug Husen, Shawn Kelly and Jeremy Mercer — have said they didn’t coordinate their campaigns before the election and are not running as a slate. But they attached their names to a joint statement chastising the city’s firefighters’ endorsement of District 1 candidate and Planned Parenthood employee Jacque Casillas and wrote that “Corona is a Pro-life community.” They also have held joint fundraisers. Tuesday marks the city’s transition from … [Read more...] about 11 candidates — including 3 pastors — running in Corona City Council election
Dec 18, 5:41 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Andrew N. White 12/19/17 AT 7:41 PM A couple who was sleeping in their Corona, California, home claimed they were alerted to a fire thanks to a "smart" doorbell, KABC, an ABC affiliate reported Monday.Mike Hernandez said he woke up in the middle of the night to pings on his phone from his doorbell's motion detector, set off by a fire that started on his front porch around 3:30 p.m. PST Sunday. Mike, his finance Katy and his brother escaped unharmed."I finally opened up my eyes and looked to my right and outside my bedroom window I just saw what looked to be flames," Mike told KABC.Surveillance video captured the blaze surrounding the exterior of the house. It also showed Mike outside with a fire extinguisher assessing the flames before he realized there was nothing he could do to stop it.The family's Ring Video Doorbell recorded … [Read more...] about ‘Smart’ Doorbell Awakens Couple During House Fire, Allows Escape