Corona, CA: California Shul Guilt Trips Mel Gibson

A temple in Southern California asks Mel Gibson to prove he is not an Anti-Semite by donating money to their cause

Congregation Beth Shalom, located in Corona California, sent a letter to Mel Gibson asking for a large sum of money that will aid in relieving their substantial debt. They have labeled their cause SOS: Save Our Synagogue.

The temple is at risk of foreclosure, and believes that Mel Gibson could improve his reputation within the Jewish community if he donates the necessary sum of money to prevent the temple’s doors from closing down.

Corona, CA: Corona Retail Center Sells for $6M

Investors Trade 33,000 SF in Inland Empire

Dau Nguyen Long acquired the Corona Cerritos Plaza at 1525-1585 E. Ontario Ave. in Corona, CA for $6 million, or about $184 per square foot, from KMS Properties, Inc.

Corona, CA: California poised to vote on new 'clean car' regulations

The head of California's air quality board on Thursday called proposed rules that would require automakers to build less-polluting cars and trucks by 2025 a historic move for a cleaner environment.

California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary Nichols said she hopes the rules to require that vehicles emit about 75 percent less smog-producing pollutants will "lead the nation and the world."

Corona, CA: Husqvarna's FAR Team Ready For National Enduro Series Opener

It's where competition began for Husqvarna in America, and Fred Andrews Racing (FAR) is bringing the iconic brand back to its origins. The 2012 AMA/Rekluse National Enduro Series kicks off in Wedgefield, South Carolina, and Husqvarna is proud to once again be a part of it.

Andrews and his race team - consisting of Jason Thomas and Andrew Delong - have been hard at work, training and testing in Florida, and are looking forward to kicking off the 2012 race season. Thomas will be racing the TC250 and Delong is contesting the 2012 season aboard a TXC310.

Corona, CA: Former MnJHL Ice Hawks Sanchez now a freshman at Concordia University (WI) - Junior Hockey News

After three seasons with the Minnesota Junior Hockey League's Ice Hawks, Forward Morgan Sanchez continues his playing career with Concordia University's Falcons. This season as a freshman Exercise Science major, Morgan has played 16 games with 6 goals and 4 assists. Originally from Corona, CA, Morgan started with roller hockey as a kid after being influenced by a professional roller hockey player who was housed by his parents. After playing 12 years of roller hockey, he switched to ice hockey. This season will be his 6th year on the ice.

After graduating high school in Morgan continued his career with the Ice Hawks, accumulating 116 games with 39 goals, 47 assists, and 3 National Championships from 2008 to 2011. His most memorable highlight is taking 3rd place at the National Tournament in Boston, MA his 2009-10 season.

Corona, CA: CalBank may foreclose on Corona synagogue

Members of interfaith coalitions in Corona and Riverside plan to protest outside a local branch, hoping they can apply pressure to get the mortgage renegotiated.

Facing the same dire fate as thousands of homeowners in the recession-flattened Inland Empire, a synagogue in Corona is battling a local bank to stave off foreclosure.

Congregation Beth Shalom built a $1.4-million house of worship at the top of the real estate market in 2008, only to see income from donations plummet as regional unemployment soared.

Corona, CA: Did life go bad before or after the Tattoo?

On January 12, 2012, at 8:00 AM, officers from the California Highway Patrol contacted the Perris Station regarding the recovery of a vehicle which had been stolen from the 29000 block of Turtle Rock Ct., Menifee on January 10, 2012, at 5:57 AM. Officers from the California Highway Patrol stopped the stolen vehicle, occupied by two people. The female passenger was taken into custody, while the male driver fled the scene on foot.

Investigators from the Menifee Police Department went to Santa Ana and discovered a large amount of stolen property inside the vehicle. The property was determined to have been stolen from various locations throughout Corona and Menifee. Items stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 28000 block of Via Marsala, Menifee on January 11, 2012, were identified and returned to the victim.

Corona, CA: Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Stays Strong at Dodger Stadium

Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium played host to the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship for the second time. Despite an ominous weather report, fans made their way to the stadium to catch round four of the series, in what proved to be an exciting and intense night of racing.

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider Dean Wilson kept his podium momentum going and finished with a solid second in the Supercross Lites West Main. Wilson quickly got serious after an average start, and made multiple passes in the first lap. He held strong for the remainder of the race and finished in the runner-up spot. Wilson leaves Los Angeles one point behind the current points leader in the class, and wants everyone to know he’s taking the championship seriously.

Corona, CA: Interview - Josef Honeder of Husqvarna / R&D Manager

We made it down to the Husqvarna headquarters in Corona, CA yesterday for a lunch date with some big wigs from the Italian based company.

We broke the language barrier over some sandwiches and then made way back to the HQ for a solid interview with the man who signs off on all Research & Development. Basically, this guy knows everything about every Husqvarna and he also knows what will be coming in the near and more distant future. Plans weren't revealed for the future, but some insight on new ideas and changes we may see show up in the Husky off-road line were thrown around.

Corona, CA: 85-year-old Yuma man set to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

85-year-old Yuma man will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, for “a truly worthy cause” this month.

John Parish, a retired pastor, feels ready for the adventure. “I'm in very good health for 85½ years old.”

“He's ready. Mentally, physically, he's all ready for this,” his wife, Arline, added.

Corona, CA: Riders come together to donate blood in Corona

Lucky Greek Burgers Bike Night in Corona looked a little different as the large LifeStream blood donation vehicle was parked under the large Lucky Greek Burgers sign. LifeStream wad here for a blood drive That Heart-N-Soul was having for one of its family members.

Seventy motorcycles were seen in the parking lot as riders from several groups came to donate blood, have some food and socialize those who donated blood got a free a burger combo from Lucky Greek Burgers.

Corona, CA: Anaheim Man, 23, Arrested For Intentionally Running Over Corona Grandfather

A murder suspect was behind bars Monday after allegedly running over and killing a local grandfather on purpose.

Riverside County deputies say 68-year-old Herman Villalobos was riding his bike Sunday along Windsong Street in Corona, just a few blocks from his home, when a male driver intentionally plowed his car into the man.

The driver took off, leaving Villalobos in the street to be discovered by his neighbors.

Corona, CA: PixelMags Welcomes Troy Lee Designs to the Digital World

PixelMags Inc., a world leader in content distribution software, has joined forces with Troy Lee Designs (TLD) being their main digital provider and source to the mobile and tablet world. In addition to providing added support to the Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda Race Team, this exciting new partnership will also lead to many unique collaboration opportunities.

Though this new partnership, PixelMags will publish both the US and International versions of the TLD product catalogs. The catalogs contain a world-class selection of motocross products including helmets, jerseys, gloves and much more. The catalog will be available soon from the iTunes App Store.

Riverside, CA: T. Mills Debuts 'Vans On' Video

T. Mills (born Travis Mills) made a splash last year with his sneakers-and-sex ode "Vans On,” and this week the 22-year-old rapper from Riverside, California finally rolled out accompanying visuals to the track. Early in 2011, Mills signed to Columbia Records, releasing his Leaving Home LP, and this year he's gearing up to drop his debut studio album.

When he was 17, the young rapper began recording songs on his MacBook, and by 18, he was posting his music on MySpace. In 2009, Mills performed 60 shows as part of the Vans Warped Tour, where a dance tent was his stage. He went on to sign with independent label Uprising Records, the home of his 2010 album Ready, Fire, Aim! Although he's still a relative unknown, his video for "Stupid Boy" has clocked 1.8 million views on YouTube.

Corona, CA: Sheriff's Deputy Foils Kidnap

A 47-year old man from Corona, California has been booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail on $1-million bail, accused of kidnapping a teenage girl who he met on the internet.

At approximately 3:15am on Sunday, January 8, 2012, a Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputy was patrolling a residential area in Vandenberg Village when he stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.

Corona, CA: NEW Dos Lagos Billboard Display

Yesterday UniversallySound officially serviced their first, largest digital signage display at the Promenade Shops of Dos Lagos, located in south Corona California. 

The mall’s new crisp display sizes at 16.5′ by 27′ feet located on Northbound I-15.

Corona, CA: Hansen Changes Name To Monster Beverage Corp.

Hansen Natural Corp. has received stockholders' approval to change its corporate name to Monster Beverage Corp.

The company's shares began trading under its new name and stock ticker symbol, "MNST" on Jan. 9.

The Corona, CA-based beverage company markets Monster Energy and Blue Sky energy drinks, Hansen's natural sodas and juices, and Admiral iced tea.

Corona, CA: Hanley Investment Group Sells Three Retail Centers in the Inland Empire for $8,170,000

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, one of the most dominant retail investment groups in the western United States and a market leader in the sale of retail properties, announced today that Edward B. Hanley, William B. Asher and Patrick G. Kent sold three multi-tenant strip centers totaling 96,327 square feet in southern California for a total consideration of $8,170,026.

Situated in San Bernardino County, Citrus Foothill Retail Center is a 24,624-square-foot multi-tenant strip center located at 16119 Foothill Boulevard in Fontana, Calif. Built in 1988, the center is situated on a 3.37 acres and includes Sprint and KinderCare. The property was 96% occupied at the time of sale. The purchase price was $2,920,026. The buyer was Fontana Shopping Plaza LLC of Calabasas, Calif. The seller was Los Altos VII, L.P. of Orange County, Calif. The buyer and seller were represented by Patrick G. Kent and Edward B. Hanley of Hanley Investment Group.

Corona, CA: WHL trade deadline

The Kamloops Blazers don’t have to concern themselves with trying to shut down Kevin Sundher anymore.

The Victoria Royals dealt Sundher, the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, to the Brandon Wheat Kings on Monday evening, less than 24 hours before the WHL’s trade deadline arrives.

In exchange for Sundher, 19, the Royals got defenceman Jason Fransoo, 18, forward Dakota Conroy, 16, and Brandon’s first-round pick in the 2012 bantam draft. The Wheat Kings still own the Saskatoon Blades’ 2012 first-round selection, which Brandon received last January as part of a blockbuster deal in which forward Brayden Schenn went to Saskatoon.

Inland Empire: HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab Breaks into Top Tier of“Franchise 500” List and Sets New Industry Standard for Overall Care

The nation’s fastest and largest chiropractic family in the world retains its #1 ranking among the top Health Service providers in the nation

Mira Loma— HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab®made company history this month when it broke into the top 100 of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” list.

The company also continued its reign at the top spot in the Health Services list, having been ranked #1 in that category four years running.

Corona, CA: Shaq Thompson commits to Cal Bears

Cal got great news today with the pledge of Shaq Thompson.

Shaq Thompson, the top safety prospect in the country has committed to the Cal Bears. From Grant Union High School in Corona, California, Thompson held offers from most of the top schools in the country, including California, USC, Oregon, Washington, Florida, Michigan and Notre Dame.

Corona, CA: Officials identify man who died in fall from Cosmopolitan

Authorities said it was unclear what caused a 21-year-old man to fall to his death from a Cosmopolitan balcony on New Year’s Day.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Christopher Sergio Reveles, of Corona, Calif. His death was ruled an accident.

Corona, CA: Papa Bello Enterprises Acquires Control of Mamas Direct, Announces New CEO

Papa Bello Enterprises (Pink Sheets: PAPA) announced today that the company has acquired majority control of Mamas Direct. Mama’s Direct is an early stage organization using a hybrid business model that blends direct sales, brick and mortar retailing, franchising and multi-level marketing (MLM) business models to sell high quality food and food related products. Mama’s Direct has been founded by a partnership of industry experts. The company is registered as a Nevada corporation.

Corona, CA: MOMARAMA - Fun run with 100 Mile Club

Are you resolved to get in shape for the new year? The 100 Mile Club is too and will host the Chick-fil-A 5K Fun Run at The Shops at Dos Lagos in Corona on Jan 21. The run begins at 8 a.m. at the Dos Lagos Amphitheater Plaza. Register at Funds raised at the event will benefit The 100 Mile Club.

The 100 Mile Club is a physical fitness and life skills club based on the goal of running (or walking) 100 miles at school or work during a single school year. Students use and experience lifeskills based on The Pyramid of Success, designed by the legendary basketball coach, teacher, and mentor, Coach John Wooden.

Corona, CA: Pro Taper Introduces Jeff Ward Racing

Pro Taper is excited to announce their partnership with the newly formed Jeff Ward Racing team. Both riders, Josh Grant and Kyle Chisholm, will put their trust in Pro Taper handlebars for the entire 2012 season.

Pro Taper stopped by the team photoshoot to make this video and get acquainted with the team, the riders and their equipment for the upcoming AMA Supercross series.

Corona, CA: MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON At Jackson Custom Shop In Corona

In the three-minute video clip below, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and master builder Mike Shannon offer an update from the Fender factory in Corona, California where Ellefson's new signature Jackson guitars are currently being produced. Also available is footage of Ellefson demonstrating his signature Jackson bass at a stop on his recent clinic tour (courtesy of The Music Zoo).

The U.S.A. Custom Shop David Ellefson Signature Model Jackson Concert Bass is based on the Jackson Concert Bass with which Ellefson recorded MEGADETH's landmark 1990 metal magnum opus "Rust In Peace". Further, it's a spot-on replica of the instrument he played during MEGADETH's triumphant "Rust In Peace" 20th-anniversary tour in 2010 (as seen in the MEGADETH "Rust In Peace Live" DVD/CD and "The Big 4" live from Sofia, Bulgaria DVD).

Corona, CA: Metal Mulisha Named Official Casual Sponsor for Valli-Star Rockstar Yamaha Team

Leading Supercross and Motocross team will feature Mulisha branding at events throughout 2012

Metal Mulisha will revisit its roots in Supercross and Motocross with an agreement to become the official casual sponsor for the Valli-Star Supercross/Motocross team.

As part of the agreement, the team will be seen with the Metal Mulisha logo on their helmets, jerseys and bikes. Led by top riders such as Ryan Sipes, Kyle Cunningham, Austin Stroupe, Gareth Swanepohl, Nico Izzi, Ryan Morris and Kyle Peters, the team will be competing at all 2012 events on the AMA Supercross and Motocross tours.

Corona, CA: Family Remembers Shooting Victim

Sam Vanettes, 36, who was shot and killed Dec. 21—allegedly by an off-duty sheriff's deputy—is remembered for his kind heart.

When the family of Sam Vanettes gathered around the kitchen table on New Year's Day in French Valley, laughter and coffee flowed—just as they said he would have wanted it.

But tears flowed, too, for the life that ended unexpectedly Dec. 21 when an off-duty Riverside County sheriff's deputy allegedly fired his gun and took it.

Corona, CA: 91 toll lanes could be extended to Corona

The 8-mile extension of the 91 Express Lanes -- designed to ease gridlock between Orange and Riverside counties -- is moving forward with added funding and a new deal to jointly manage the toll lanes.

Riverside County plans to extend the Express Lanes from the Orange County line to the I-15 and will add a new lane in each direction of the 91. Several interchanges will be improved, as well as streets in the city of Corona.

Corona, CA: Son of Rat Fink creator Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth tries to preserve his legacy

In the den of Darryl Roth’s Corona home, cartoon ogres cover the walls, staring back at him with salivating tongues, bloodshot eyes, jagged claws and gnashing teeth. To Roth, the images represent rebellion, a gloriously grotesque imagination — and his father.

“I look around and I swear, it’s like he’s still alive. He’s still here,” Roth said. He’s the youngest son of iconic hot rod artist Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, and this year marked the 10th anniversary of his father’s passing. “Even now,” said the son, “I’m blown away by him.”