$10,000 Giveaway on Black Friday

*** 2011 Event ***


Black Friday shoppers at The Shops at Dos Lagos in Corona will get more than great holiday deals. The first 500 shoppers who arrive after 6 a.m. are guaranteed to receive a share of the $10,000 in Dos Lagos Gift Cards.


Friday, November 25, 2011 starting at 6 a.m.


The Shops at Dos Lagos
2780 Cabot Drive
Corona, CA 92883

Complimentary Trader Joe’s coffee and Gift Card giveaway near Jos. A Bank store.

Please visit www.ShopDosLagos.com for directions.

Corona, CA: DOS LAGOS presents “THE MUPPETS”


When: 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Saturday, November 26, 2011

Activities Include:

Meet Kermit: 2:00-4:00pm

Corona, CA: Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting

The Santiago High School Marching Band will lead the Santa Arrival Parade through The Shops at Dos Lagos. The public is invited to the parade and to join Santa in a countdown to illuminate the 40-foot Christmas Tree, located near the new children's play area.

9th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner - Norco, CA

9th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner - Everyone is Invited!!

For the 9 th year, there will be a Free Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Silverado Burgers & Mexican Food 1091 6th Street Norco, Ca 92860 from 11 am - 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day November 24, 2011.

Everyone is invited, no reservations required! This dinner since its start 9 years ago - has served thousands of folks.

Corona, CA: Miguel's Jr. Opens New Location, Announces Fundraising Partnership

Miguel’s Jr., a popular Mexican restaurant with locations across the Inland Empire and Orange County, has opened a new restaurant in Menifee, Calif.

Miguel’s Jr., a popular Mexican restaurant with locations across the Inland Empire and Orange County, has opened a new restaurant in Menifee, Calif. The new Miguel’s Jr. at 30362 Haun Road in Menifee opened on November 15, 2011, and the official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on November 17, 2011, at 10:30 a.m.

The company will celebrate the latest opening by partnering with the Menifee Valley Community Cupboard, a non-profit organization based in Menifee, Calif., that aims to alleviate hunger and malnutrition by providing emergency food at no cost to the homeless, seniors and families who are experiencing hard times. Miguel’s Jr. will donate a percentage of sales from November 17th to the Community Cupboard. “My parents, the Founders of Miguel’s, recognize the importance of being part to the fabric of communities where we are located. We are excited to be able to partner with the Community Cupboard,” said Javier Vasquez, CEO of Miguel’s Jr. Restaurants.

Corona, CA: AVT Expands Medbox Biometrics To High-End Venders

AVT Inc. has partnered with MedBox to provide a new line of secure vending machines that feature MedBox's patented biometric fingerprint recognition system.

AVT worked with MedBox to integrate its identity-verification system into automated prescription medicine dispensing machines. Before a person can use the machine, he or she must preregister in a private database and provide a fingerprint sample. The MedBox system can accommodate a wide variety of medicines and dosages.

Corona, CA: Mastin Marches On

Husqvarna's Mandi Mastin continues to dominate the National Enduro scene, and plans to keep her championship streak alive.

AMA national number one plates, seven International Six Day Enduro (ISDE) medals, two OMA championships and even an ISDE World Cup Trophy adorn the walls of Husqvarna's winningest off-road racer. Who is the celebrated champion behind this impressive resume? None other than Mandi Mastin!

The Hall's Cycles-backed rider recently wrapped up her 11th (yes, eleventh!) consecutive National Enduro championship aboard her Husqvarna TXC250. Along with seven other AMA number one plates and two OMA championships, Mastin has racked up an unprecedented 20 national titles in her career, making her the most decorated female rider in off-road.


The Santiago High School Marching Band will lead the Santa Arrival Parade through The Shops at Dos Lagos at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 19. The public is invited to welcome Santa Claus as he arrives at the stage near the NEW children’s play area and join him in the countdown to illuminate the 40-foot Christmas Tree. Sparkling holiday lights throughout the center will be simultaneously illuminated with the Christmas Tree to officially launch the center’s Celebrate the Holidays Close to Home…Make It Merry and Bright-theme which features family events, musical performances on the Dos Lagos Amphitheater stage and caroling.

The November 19 festivities begin at 10 a.m. with a FREE holiday movie, Home Alone, at Dos Lagos Stadium 15 Theater. Families can visit with Donner and Blitzen, two of “Santa’s “live reindeer,” from Noon – 4 p.m. near Ben Bridge Jewelers.

Corona, CA: Pay to Play

A Corona stereo business gets busted for paying employees under the table—don’t mess with workers comp!

Riverside County has a message to business owners who fail to pay workers compensation insurance: you will be caught. Damn straight.

One common illegal activity occurs when employers pay their workers “under the table,” in cash—leaving no paper trail, according to Riverside County Deputy District Attorney Mike Mayman of the Insurance Fraud Unit. This practice increases an employer’s profits; the company gets to keep more money by not paying the legally required workers compensation insurance.

Corona, CA: Corona Industrial Trades for $1M

Owner/User Expanding into 10,700 SF

Curlan, Ltd. sold the industrial building at 1691 Jenks Dr. in Corona, CA for $1.03 million, or about $97 per square foot, to an owner/user doing business as Preferred Insulation Contractors, Inc. The buyer is expanding and will be moving from its current location at 1678 S. Lewis St. in Anaheim.

Corona, CA: Burson Wins USDR Championship...Fifth time for Nick Burson!

All Nick Burson needed to do was finish the race - or in this case, make it to the halfway point - to claim the title, but the dominant USDR star decided to close out his season with another win. Zip-Ty Husqvarna's Burson charged to a convincing win at Red Mountain, California for the fifth and ultimate round of the U.S. Desert Racing championship.

"I actually led from the beginning," Burson said. "But I took it easy for an hour because you only have to do half the race to get points. But once I got an hour in, I relaxed and picked up the pace. I'm really stoked to end the series on such a good note!"

Corona, CA: An Unusual Twist to Usual Themes: Shadows and Fire Published by Outskirts Press

Debut novelist Jennifer Fales blends the supernatural with science fiction to create a new twist on traditional themes in this epic adventure in a parallel future where man has created his own worst nightmare and where nothing is what it seems.

Author Jennifer Fales announced today the release of her debut novella Shadows and Fire, published by Outskirts Press. In a future world that contains both the familiar and the alien, a brother and sister try desperately to reunite while a hybrid race of supernatural beings demands a high toll in return for keeping the peace.

Conflict, tension and inequity drive the action in this future time and place where man has created a human/animal hybrid species in a parallel world that threatens his own undoing. One tortured man seeking redemption and one brother and sister have become the unwilling products of both worlds, and now, torn apart, they are determined to reunite with one another.

Corona, CA: Don't miss the KRF segment on PBS-So Cal this Friday! "Women Who Rock" 9pm-10:30pm

Don't miss the KRF segment on PBS-So Cal this Friday! "Women Who Rock" 9pm-10:30pm

Corona, CA: Star Wars 501st Legion characters Toys for Tots - Boy Scouts Holiday Event!

Join the Star Wars 501st Legion characters to make the holidays merry and bright for children in need.

Bring a new, unwrapped toy and donate $5 to benefit Toys for Tots and Boy Scouts of America on Saturday December 10th from noon to 3 p.m. to get a photo with your favorite Star Wars character at The Shops at Dos Lagos, located at 2780 Cabot Drive, just off I-15 in Corona.

Corona, CA: Stealing Copper Wire is a Crime

The City of Corona Public Works and Police Departments ask residents to report suspected theft of copper wire.

At isolated sites in Corona, late at night and in the early morning hours, thieves are stealing underground wire between streetlights. After cutting the stolen wire into small pieces to resemble "scrap metal", the thieves take it to recycling centers for quick cash; thus making the copper stealing business a profitable crime. The rising value of copper has stimulated this criminal activity.

Corona, CA: On display at SEMA Show: two tricked-out Kias

On display at the SEMA show, which ran from November 1 through November 4, were two tricked-out vehicles, which were inspired by sports ambassadors Blake Griffin and Michelle Wie. The two outrageous vehicles were a product of West Coast Customs (WCC), based in Corona, CA. The basketball-themed Optima Hybrid, inspired by basketball all-star Blake Griffin, features hardwood floors and a pop-up basketball hoop. The golf-themed Kia Soul, inspired by Michelle Wie of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), features Michelle’s personal artwork.

Kia's first-ever hybrid in the U.S. delivers up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway. Inside, hoop fans will find basketball court flooring in the front and rear wells and custom Roadwire Kings Ranch leather seats with suede inserts, white contrast stitching and Blake Griffin's autograph embroidered in the front headrests. The combination of leather and suede continues on the door panel inserts, headliner and sun visors.

Corona, CA: Guitarists Can Discover How To Find Guitar Influences Now At Mike's Guitar Talk

Popular guitar blog provides examples of influences for every guitarist. Guitar players will get ideas of where to look for their guitar influences.

Mike Sunderlin of Mikes Guitar Talk provides insight for guitarists on their guitar influences. Sunderlin's perspective should shine a new light on musical influences from a variety of music styles. Sunderlin hopes to widen his readers’ gaze to find influences for their guitar playing. Sunderlin features classic guitar players’ roots, tips to gain from other guitarists, and lessons on using outside sounds. Find this most recent post now at http://www.mikesguitartalk.com/2011/11/how-to-find-your-guitar-influences.html.

Corona, CA: James Stewart and Answer Racing

The Answer Racing family is happy to announce its continued partnership with the re-signing of James Stewart for the 2012 season. Stewart, being one of the most innovative and charismatic riders to ever race a motocross bike, continues to be the perfect fit for Answer Racing. We truly look forward to helping James attain the goals he's set for himself and push towards the all-time Supercross win record.

"I'm so excited to continue the relationship with Answer and the Tucker Rocky family. It's been a great 3 years and I look forward to more. We are doing something special with our products and anyone who has bought them see that we are leading in the category of performance gear", say James. Stewart will have the full support of Answer Racing, both on and off the track, while looking to take home both the SX and MX titles.

Corona, CA: $18.60 admission at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Like to soak in the hot springs at Glen Ivy? For November, you can get this $18.60 deal if you buy a treatment. Read the details.

Right now for the month of November, Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona is offering you admission for $18.60, if you book at least a 50-minute body treatment to use while you're there.

This deal is good on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in November 2011. You can loll around their numerous mineral pools and use the mud baths before and after your treatment. There's also a cafe to nosh. It's a relaxing day.

Corona, CA: Poetic Justice for the Senses

Rumi’s Restaurant delivers a renaissance of gustatory pleasures

If something about Rumi’s Restaurant sings songs of the familiar, think back to Darya Fine Persian Cuisine in Orange County. Owner Bashir Hassanzadi has brought much of the same elegance and sophisticated refinement of a Darya into horse country, albeit in a more accessible and amiable format than that indulgent palace for fine rich wives. Add to that the legions of loyal fans that followed Hassanzadi east and north to his humble digs and renewed interest in light and healthy Mediterranean cuisines, and Corona has scored an instant winner.

Corona. CA: Arenacross champ Tyler Bowers is revved up for 1st Mariner Arena event

20-year-old first rode dirt bikes when he was just a toddler

Dirt-bike racing has cost Tyler Bowers two broken legs, more than 10 broken fingers (he's broken each finger in both hands at least once), a collapsed lung, a lacerated spleen and so many concussions that he's lost track.

Is this a great life or what?

"I just love being on a bike; it's as exciting as it gets," says Bowers, the reigning champion of Arenacross, an engine-roaring, dirt-pounding indoor competition coming to Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena this weekend. "Every race is the most intense eight minutes, nine minutes of your life."

Corona, CA: Gang Member Convicted of Killing Youth at Corona Party

A gang member who fatally shot a 13-year-old Corona boy during an attack on celebrants at a "Sweet 16" birthday party was convicted today of first-degree murder and other charges.

Jurors deliberated a week before finding Lewis Gray guilty of the murder count, as well as attempted voluntary manslaughter, conspiracy and shooting at an inhabited dwelling, and jurors found true special circumstance allegations of killing for the benefit of a street gang and having committed a prior murder.

Corona, CA: Reclamation Awards $1.5 Million To Further Research Into Alternative Water Treatment Technologies

New Technologies Show Potential for Stretching Current Water and Energy Supply

Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor has announced that $1,509,000 has been awarded for seven new projects under the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program. The awards include five research and laboratory studies and two pilot tests. Reclamation is also funding the second phase of two previously awarded projects. This funding will be leveraged to support $2,771,752 in research of alternative water treatment technologies.

"By investing in alternative water treatment technology research we are working to find ways to stretch the nation's current water supply, use less energy and reduce impacts to the environment," Commissioner Connor said today. "The research we are funding has the potential to unlock efficiencies that ensure future water supplies, strengthen our economy and create jobs."

Corona, CA: TNT Plastic Molding Leases 116,000-SF

Company Signs 5 Year Deal in Corona

TNT Plastic Molding, a plastic injection molding services company, signed a 116,000-square-foot lease at 725 E. Harrison St. in Corona, CA, for five years. The company is relocating from Anaheim.

Corona, CA: Renowned Custom Car Builders West Coast Customs End Season Two of Their Hit Show Inside West Coast Customs with Special Guest Justin Bieber in "Bieber's Caddy"

Inside West Coast Customs Season Finale Airs on VELOCITY on Sunday, November 6 at 8PM ET/CT

West Coast Customs (WCC) ends season two of their hit show with a bang on VELOCITY. Inside West Coast Customs, where audiences get a front row seat to outrageous car builds, will feature music and pop sensation Justin Bieber and his extreme car request in the episode called "Bieber's Caddy." On November 6th, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET/CT Inside West Coast Customs works with Justin Bieber and GM to create the sleekest CTS-V on Earth. Watch as the crew takes a 2011 Cadillac CTS-V and turns it into the world's ONLY blacked out suicide CTS-V.

"It's not every day the world's most influential and powerful teen sensation comes into my shop. But when he came in with so much positivity, creativeness, talent and direction, I knew this would be a great build. Together, we created something that Justin didn't have.... the sickest CTS-V on Earth, that even exceeded Justin's expectations," said Ryan Friedlinghaus, CEO of West Coast Customs.

Corona, CA: Man's body found in park…residents lash out at Officials and park conditions!

Editors Note: This has been posted 'as is', unedited and thus spelling issues and grammer run a-foul.

Thursday Oct 27

I am frustrated that there has been no information on this on the news or internet. We who live in the area would like to know more and if we should be concerned for our own saftey. - B-Lynch Corona, CA

Thursday Oct 27

We would like to hear of further information about this, we live in area as well and are worried. – Residents United States

Thursday Oct 27

Corona, CA: Pirate Un-Dead Sail Away into the Night

Halloween night! With a bounty of rum and rousing good times, pirate ghouls, ghosts and goblins came from far and wide to occupy each corner of the Callhouse Inn. It fast became a rendezvous for restless spirits of blood-thirsty pirates and sailors from the Seven Seas and Davy Jones Locker.

The swashbucklers drank their grog and discoursed, in typical sailor fashion, on their scandalous high seas detour between Singapore and Bombay and London and Port Said.

Riverside, CA: Transgender student expelled from private Riverside university

A man who identifies himself as a woman said she has been expelled from a nursing program at California Baptist University for appearing on a television program to discuss her gender identity, a local newspaper is reporting.

Domaine Javier, 24, told the Riverside Press-Enterprise she was expelled from the school after appearing on MTV’s "True Life” and declaring that she is biologically male. Javier dresses as a woman and has identified herself as female since childhood.