11 hrs ago
San Jacinto: Construction closes Chase Street access to expressway
Chase Street access to the Ramona Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 9, until the end of December for road construction.
16 hrs ago
Food Trucks: Public hearing on new rules set for Tuesday
New rules that would let food trucks operate more freely in Riverside County will get a public hearing, and possibly a vote, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The proposed changes would set health and safety guidelines for mobile purveyors of cooked cuisine that could let them set up on street corners like they do in Los Angeles and other parts of ... (more)
Sat Dec 07, 2013
RIVERSIDE: Mescal restaurant and tequila bar will replace PHOOD
PHOOD will close Dec. 21. Mescal, a Mexican fusion restaurant and tequila/mescal bar, will open in February.
RIVERSIDE: Car-theft suspect targets bystanders, rams patrol car, deputies say
A rampage somehow ended with no injuries Friday, Dec. 6, even though a woman stole a car, tried to run over bystanders, got her tires shot out and then rammed a patrol car, authorities said.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
RIVERSIDE: Police hunting vehicle in Orangecrest burglary spree
Riverside police are looking for a black Nissan Versa hatchback that has been seen in the area where several burglaries have occurred.
RIVERSIDE: Iconic Pitruzzello's is now a Middle Eastern restaurant
Manager Antonio Elias, at left, and one of the new owners, Wally Haddad of the Castle.
The Des Moines Register
D.M. and Area News
Meat, plates and utensils will be furnished; bring a side dish. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food for children who will be on Christmas vacation from school.
Open, Shut or Coming
Is downtown Riverside ready for tequila and mescal cocktails? Mescal is a distilled alcoholic drink from the maguey plant native to Mexico.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Fast food workers stage protests
UCR student Cynthia Chavez, 20, leads a chant for protesters gathered in front of the McDonald's on University Ave. in Riverside where they were demanding higher wages on Dec. 5, 2013.
RIVERSIDE: New councilman reveals what old candidate learned
For nearly six months, Mike Soubirous, a retired CHP lieutenant, pounded a self-assigned beat.
Inland Empire California
18th Annual T-N-T, Toys n' Turkeys Benefiting the Salvation Army Corps of Riverside
December 14, 2013 - Join in on the celebration of the 18th Annual T-N-T, Toys n' Turkey Drives benefiting the Salvation Army Corps of Riverside on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 10 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. This annual event was created 18 years ago by a gentleman by the name of Jack Howell.
RIVERSIDE: Molinos Coffee opens in the Mission Galleria
Irene Gonzalez, the self-proclaimed "head bean counter," and her husband Robert Gonzalez just opened Molinos Coffee in the Mission Galleria in downtown Riverside.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
REGION: Cold-weather shelters ready to open
With nighttime temperatures predicted to drop to the 30s and below later this week, officials are planning to provide shelter from the cold.
RIVERSIDE: Work to start on underpass near Plaza
A motorist waits for a train to pass by along Riverside Avenue in Riverside on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The road will close in January to build a railroad underpass.
RIVERSIDE: Traditional Victorian Christmas celebration set
Docent Jo Matza waits to greet guests at the front door of Heritage House at the 2012 Victorian Christmas Open House.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
RIVERSIDE: Bank robbery tied to the "Button-down bandit"
A Riverside holdup is the latest in a string of four bank robberies that police and FBI agents are attributing to the "Button-down Bandit" and say they'd like the public's help in finding him.
RIVERSIDE: Definition boutique opens with trendy, affordable clothes
Brittney Washington, 24, is having a grand opening for Definition, the discounted women's clothing at 3772 Arlington Ave. in Riverside.
RIVERSIDE: Actor, director de Lancie to narrate holiday concerts
John de Lancie, who played the powerful "Q" on the "Star Trek" television series, is also an accomplished symphonic narrator who will narrate a performance for La Sierra University's annual Candlelight Concert on Friday, Dec. 6, and its Sounds of the Season extravaganza at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
RIVERSIDE: Cancer group sets yard sale fundraiser
The Inland Empire Nu-Voices Association, a head and neck cancer nonprofit outreach organization, is holding its annual yard sale from sun-up to sundown on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and15.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
REGION: Share your Gilman Springs commute detour stories
The Riverside County Transportation Department has had a suggested detour through Lamb Canyon to Highway 60 through the Badlands to Moreno Valley during the Gilman Springs road construction closure.