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Events Calendar: Oct. 20- Oct.26

Events Calendar: Oct. 20- Oct.26

Spiders and Monsters and Ghosts, Oh My! at Flights of Fantasy Story Theater on Thursday, October 26 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Hill Avenue Branch Library 55…

Glee actress Lauren potter at RAM

Glee actress and anti-bullying activist Lauren Potter’s original speaking date as part of the Art Alliance’s Look Who’s Talking Too Speaker Series fundraiser for the Riverside Art Museum…

LASD Sheriff’s Station Deputies Discover Honey Oil Lab and Make Arrest

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) stopped a vehicle for routine traffic violations on Saturday, May 24. Upon contacting the…

Community

Plastic Bag Manufacturers Buy Time as Bag Ban Is on Hold

On September 30 of this year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill…

Court Now Accepting Civil Grand Juror Applications

The Riverside County Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications…

Fatal Traffic Collision

In the early morning of January 14, 2015, patrol officers responded to Alessandro and Glenhaven…

Wells Fargo Bank Robbery

Wells Fargo Bank Robbery

On Monday, January 12, 2015, at about 11:12 am, Riverside Police Department officers responded to…

Riverside traffic cameras now a thing of the past

Riverside traffic cameras now a thing of the past

by Vickie Vértiz While the traffic camera program ended in September of 2014, the white…

Entertainment

Creative Expression: A Lifelong Pursuit at the Riverside Art Museum

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) proudly presents Creative Expression: A Lifelong Pursuit, running December 2, 2014 – February 14, 2015, with a free open-to-the-public Opening Reception on Friday,…

Interactive Light Sculpture at the Riverside Art Museum

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) proudly presents Infinite Pulse, running November 28, 2014 – January 3, 2015. Infinite Pulse is a 15-foot tall stainless steel, glass, and LED…

California ranks 48th best on business taxes

California has the 48th best tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released last Tuesday by the nonpartisan…

Gone Girl is a Heightened but, Unfortunately, Accurate Reflection of Our Culture

By Michael James Gonzalez It’s not surprising that this weekend’s number one movie at the box office was Gone Girl. The film stars a handsome, all-American male, the…

Crime

Upset Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Verdict, Block Freeways

Upset Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Verdict, Block Freeways

by Jennifer Schlueter With great suspense spectators all over the nation awaited the verdict of the grand jury in Ferguson last…

Man indicted for allegedly assaulting a United States Border Patrol agent while driving a vehicle

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Coachella man with allegedly assaulting a federal border patrol agent with…

National News

Elections: Gov. Brown stays in office for record term, Prop 47 passes

by Jennifer Schlueter Last Tuesday, Republicans celebrated their victories across the nation, which gave them control over the state Senate. In California, they were able to deny…

California ranked #1 in after school programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that California leads the nation in after school programs, placing first among all states in a national survey…

Arts and Culture

The Blue Door Museum Store Grand Opening

The Art Alliance, the fundraising arm of the Riverside Art Museum, invites you to The Blue Door Museum Store Grand Opening on Thursday, September 4, from 5:00…

Levi Ponce: A talented muralist envisioning community improvement through painting

Levi Ponce: A talented muralist envisioning community improvement through painting

By Jennifer Schlueter A close friend recommended  I check out Levi Ponce’s  art (www.leviponce.com). Thrilled about what I saw, we set up an interview at the location…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

HGTV.com features Arcadia Designer Bruce Snell

In February HGTV’s “Designers Showcase” staff contacted an Arcadia designer and asked him to do an interview on HGTV’s website. They explained the goal of the website…

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

The Colorado Street Bridge – iconic landmark, connecting thoroughfare, engineering marvel, artistic inspiration, preservation model, and film star – is the focus of a new exhibition at…

Education

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Sworn in for Second Term

SACRAMENTO-State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson outlined his ambitious “Agenda for Excellence” for the next four years today in Sacramento as he was sworn in for…

Significant Drops in Suspensions and Expulsions for Second Year in a Row

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced a dramatic 20 percent drop in the number of students expelled in 2013-14 and a 15.2 decline in…

Restaurants

Inaugural Oktoberfest brings out beers lovers at Santa Anita

Inaugural Oktoberfest brings out beers lovers at Santa Anita

[wowslider id=”11″] On Saturday October 12 Santa Anita’s infield hosted the Dog Haus inaugural Oktoberfest to the delight of German beer lovers everywhere. 28 German and craft…

SANTA ANITA PARK OPENS THE GATES TO THE MOST UBER-RIFICOKTOBERFEST SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013

SANTA ANITA PARK OPENS THE GATES TO THE MOST UBER-RIFICOKTOBERFEST SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013

Need a tip on where the hottest and coolest Oktoberfest celebration is this year…Santa Anita Park is your best bet by far! On Saturday October 12 at…

Community

Downtown protesters say they’ll gather again

By Vickie Vértiz Like many other seasonal activities across the country, the Festival of Lights was interrupted by civil unrest after a grand jury failed to indict…

“Know Your Limit” Launched for Less Drunk Drivers

The Riverside Police Department (RPD) has noticed an increase in DUI arrests and traffic collisions involving impaired drivers. The Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) provided funding to…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

Housing investors fuel the market recovery, favoring buy and hold over flipping, A.A.R. finds

More than two-thirds (67 percent) of investor buyers paid cash Investors have played a key role in the California housing market recovery for the past four years.…

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Internationally known trumpetist David Longoria will lend his musical talents for Duarte High School Jazz Band and Concert Band’s fundraising Spring Concert Friday, May 31, at the…

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