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The Watch Dog: Moreno Valley Councilman Accepts Biggest Undercover Bribe

What is up with politicians in the Inland Empire these days and when will they learn that if you don’t play by the rules, you will get caught? My guess is never because no matter how many scandals/bribes/dirty politician stor...


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Get Pumped for the Color Vibe 5K!

If our awesome cover story isn’t “colorful” enough, check out the Color Vibe’s official video!…


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Running Your First 5K

It’s always been on the list of things to do, but now you’re finally running your first 5K. You don’t have to be Mr. Universe to complete it (because it’s only 3.1 miles long), but here are a few tips…



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LOCALS ONLY: Mansions on the Moon

A mix between big electric drums being slammed together and chamber vocal harmonies taken from any M83 song, is the best way to describe “Full Moon”–the first track off of the LA-based electro-pop band Mansions on the Moo...


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The Majesty of Movement

Witnessing the fine art of dance in Palm Desert The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert is presenting the first ever International Dance Festival this year, with a huge kick off from the 16th Annual Choreography competition. The hi...


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LIVING LOYAL

The Lotus Garden has Chinese fare that’s bloomin’ with creativity and flavor Having been open since 1986, the Lotus Garden Chinese Restaurant is considered by many to be the premier Chinese restaurant in the IE—and for go...



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Precious Time

About Time and Dallas Buyers Club remind viewers to appreciate every moment Two new films out this week deal with the theme of time in intriguing and vastly different ways. About Time is the latest offering from romantic-comedy...


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The Final Word

The first rule about global warming is you don’t talk about global warming. Or at the very least, you don’t question its existence to the Los Angeles Times. If you do, you’ll end up like a polar bear set adrift…


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Me and The City

Members: David Matus (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), Tim Alvarez (Electric Guitar/Harmonica/Vocals) and Taylor Garcia (Drums/Percussion/Vocals). Cities of Origin:  Lake Elsinore, Corona and Glendora. Kindred Spirits: John Mayer, Da...



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LET’S GET RIGHTEOUS

The David Crowder Band’s lead singer begins his solo career When David Crowder, the longtime leader of the David Crowder Band, arrives at Winter Jam in Ontario on November 8, he will be billed simply as Crowder: solo artist. ...


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¡ASK A MEXICAN!

Dear Mexican: I’m a pocha immigration attorney.  I have so many questions for you I’m thinking I should just hire you as a consultant. Why do Mexicans seem to want me to lie to them and steal their money, and…


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Resolved Retribution

Boy who shot neo-Nazi father is sentenced to state lockup On Oct. 31, a 13-year-old from Riverside was sentenced to be placed under the custody of the Dept. of Juvenile Justice, and sent to a state detention facility, for kill...



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Cass McCombs

Tues, Nov. 12 This modern-day-troubadour that wanders about from town to town is hard to track down, because he prefers life on the road. Cass McCombs keeps to himself as much as he can, and he isn’t into social media.…


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Man of La Macha

Thru Sun, Nov. 10 With social media, television and an endless amount of gadgets to keep us entertained, who has time to see a play? Instead of wasting your mental capacity browsing through photos or downloading pointless apps...


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The 7 Day Stretch

Thurs/11/7 A MIC AND DIM LIGHTS: OPEN MIC POETRY EXTRAVAGANZA College communities have often been hubs for artists to mingle with kindred spirits and test the waters of new crafts. Whether you are a novice behind the mic, or a&...



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The Rundown

Wednesday, October 30 Less than a week before the infamous holiday of tricks, treats and other crazy shenanigans by youngsters, this year’s holiday ended on a sad note. One 13-year-old boy, Andy Lopez Santa Rosa, was shot sev...


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LIFE in Color

Healthy, messy, colorful fun invigorates the IE It’s just before 9 a.m. The sun is shining, the morning breeze is refreshing, and thousands of people huddle up as they wait for an experience which has become quite popular in ...


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Hangar 24′s Golden Brew

We have veritable beer culture here in the IE. From new micro-breweries opening up every month to massive, full-blown brew fests, there’s nothing better than a well-made beverage with local ties (we don’t want any B...



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IEW PhotoBomb: Empire Tattoo Studio’s 2nd Annual Art Show

Two days following All Hallows Eve, the Empire Tattoo Studio in Fontana saw some new dark decor. If you were among the masses last year, then you already know these guys see the beauty in the phrase “the more the…