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All About Corona, California

The Corona of the past was a tiny rural community called South Riverside. On July 13, 1896, South Riverside residents voted to include the town into the freshly established Riverside County. The residents sought to carve their own identity to the brand-new city by changing the name to Corona. The people of Corona were mainly of English and Irish descent, but Hispanics and Italians quickly came seeking work in the citrus fields.

Today Corona’s heritage spans more than a century and has emerged as an ethnically diverse and highly educated community full of young families. The area rates high on the list of safest neighborhoods and boasts an incredible economy that gets stronger and stronger everyday.

Approximately 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Corona’s city limits encompass 39.2 square miles, and the population is over 168,000. The Corona community has more than 394 acres of parks, full of basketball courts, playgrounds, sports fields, tennis courts, two skateparks, and an outdoor pool that provide a first-rate quality of life for its residents.

Avista Senior Living Magnolia and Corona, California

Avista Senior Living couldn’t have chosen a better location than Magnolia Avenue in Corona, California. Only a short stroll away in any direction, your loved one will find plenty of parks, shopping and restaurants that will surely please all.

Only a brief step across the street from Avista is Magnolia Medical Center, Corona Regional Rehabilitation Hospital and any doctor you could possibly imagine. You can rest assured that your loved one’s medical needs will be taken care of quickly.

Santana Regional Park and Avista Senior Living Magnolia

How about an afternoon picnic with the grandchildren? Only 0.6 miles or a 16-minute walk down the road from Avista Senior Living is Santana Regional Park. Boasted as one of the largest and most spacious parks in all of Corona, it has covered picnic areas for your next family barbeque with restrooms and drinking fountains nearby.

Santana is an impressive recreational park and a venue for many local visitnaments. It contains numerous baseball diamonds, soccer, and football fields that can simultaneously host anywhere from 5-7 games. There is even a skate park for your teen. Head to the snack shack for a box of cracker jacks, pull up a seat and cheer on the little league athletes anytime.

The grandchildren will squeal with delight at the sight of the brand new all-inclusive playground fitted with its very own pirate ship. Kids need to keep their eyesight sharp as Santana is home to many bunnies and squirrels that poke their heads out at any given moment.

Santana Park is known to have meditation groups in the morning and for the brave, boot camps midday. Walkers and joggers hit the pavement throughout the day and even at night, thanks to its well lit paths.

Don’t take our word for it, but the fantastic family atmosphere for the 4th of July celebration with fireworks is not to be missed.

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