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Corona, CA

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Corona is in sunny, southern California, in Riverside County. Since it’s only about fifty miles from downtown Los Angeles and forty miles from Laguna Beach, there’s easy access to the big city. This town of 150,000 gets hot; in the summer, average temperatures top out at around 93 degrees Fahrenheit but it can get as hot as 114 degrees.

Getting Around in Corona, CA

Even though most people tend to use their cars to get around Corona, public transportation is certainly available. For errands and fun in the immediate area, the Riverside Transit Agency provides bus services for the city and its neighbors to the east. When traveling west, the Metrolink commuter rail connects Corona to Los Angeles and beyond. The city is also home to plenty of bike routes if cycling is your preferred mode of transportation. While Corona does have a municipal airport, international travel is easy with the Ontario International Airport less than a half an hour north of the city.

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The average commuter time in Corona is:
60 to 89 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.32%
  • 13.26%
  • 3.41%

Lemon History

<p>Back in the day, Corona was the Lemon Capital of the World. The lemons may be gone but the community still embraces its sour history. The Corona Heritage Park and Museum sits on a 5 acre slice of the site that used to be The Corona Foothill Lemon Company, the largest lemon ranch in California.</p>

Green Strides

<p>Corona has been working on becoming greener and they've made some great strides. In an effort to reduce energy costs and lower its carbon footprint, Corona has boosted its recycling efforts, encouraged residents to dispose of hazardous household waste properly, and offered rebates and incentive programs for residents who choose to purchase energy efficient appliances and automobiles.</p>

Fender Museum

<p>Looking for an outlet for all that pent up musical energy? Kids and adults can rock out at the Fender Museum, which offers guitar, piano, drum, and voice lessons. The museum also has some fun events going on, so keep an eye on their calendar.</p>