Past Stories
JohnGriffin

The Watchdog: Senseless Killing of a Neighborhood Watch Needs Answers

Don’t be afraid to speak up if you are out there and have witnessed a crime. Sometimes, people make the mistake of waiting to report something they witnessed because they think someone else will make the call to law enforceme...


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Framily Thanksgiving: New Perspectives on a Conventional Holiday

Never did I plan on making a Thanksgiving dinner for a bunch of strangers, and I have to admit I was rather nervous and slightly stressed about the ordeal. I spent the whole morning and a good part of the…


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IE’s Best Kept Hip-Hop Secret

There are few groups from the Inland Empire that have received the opportunity to gain airplay on nationally syndicated networks like MTV or BET. There are even fewer who have been spoken of in the pages of magazines considered...



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Let the Casino Do All of the Work

Face it, sometimes Thanksgiving feasts just aren’t worth the hassle. While you can find a delicious and healthy vegan-vegetarian meal at The Loving Hut in Claremont, we know that some of you just want to have a traditional me...


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Culinary Experimentation

It’s one thing to have a natural ability to create a fantastic meal, but for most of us it’s a chore; and during the holidays it’s stressful to boot. It’s time to stop fretting about how your crazy family perceives…


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Mini Libraries take the IE by Storm

It’s the Little Things that Count Little Free Libraries (LFL), also referred to as book exchanges, book trading posts and Noox (National bOOk eXchanges), have spent the last four years emerging from their humble beginnings on...



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The Rundown

Wednesday, November 20 WHAT DAY IS IT? HEY DO YOU KNOW WHAT DAY IT IS? YO YO GINA, WHAT DAY IS IT? HEY DARYL, YOU KNOW WHAT IT IS? WHAT IS IT? WHAT DAY IS IT? . . . hump…


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Dual Perspectives

Any Which Way You See It Intriguing artwork has a way of connecting you with an inanimate object, creating an experience that allows you to feel part of something universal. A light installation by Hiromi Takizawa entitled “U...


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A LOVING THANKSGIVING

Give turkeys a rest this holiday By this time you’ve probably already busted out the mashed potatoes, roasted turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. It’s all tradition holiday fare—but it gets old after a while. At least i...



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Frightful fare

The holiday releases of well-made but violent Homefront and Oldboy make little sense Remember when Thanksgiving weekend marked a great time for the whole family to gather around the TV to watch a network broadcast of a classic ...


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SUIT-UP

Suit-up with heroes from the electronic dance band Adventure Club With the world of electronic dance music experiencing an international renaissance unseen since the mid-90s, trying to find the truly exceptional acts can be a d...


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Ascension

MEMBERS: Kyle Hudson (lead vocals/guitar), Anthony Necerato (drums), Zach Dismukes (lead guitar) and Tim Chafin (backing vocals/bass). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Murrieta. KINDERED SPIRITS: Foo Fighters, MUSE, Queens of the Stone Age, S...



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The Final Word

Strike a pose. “Selfie” has been chosen Word of the Year. Personally I was hoping for words like “twerk” or “jorts,” or even “mandaliers”—as in my “mandaliers” hang out of my “jorts” whenever I “twer...


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Food, Glorious Food

The IE is no stranger to poverty and hunger, but we’ve got big-hearted organizations to help us stay full this holiday season With the annual Thanksgiving holiday feast upon us, local food banks will step up and help to feed&...


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¡ASK A MEXICAN!

Dear Mexican: My father and mother were able to come over because after the “yellow scare” was over, the States didn’t seem to mind that Chinese were coming over here by the boat loads.  Since my parents were given v...



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Because It’s Christmas

Sat, Nov. 30 – Sun, Dec. 1 As Christmas comes around every year, we know to expect various yuletide events to celebrate our favorite holiday—from parades to Christmas light festivals, the possibilities are endless. This yea...


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XXXII Indio Powwow

Fri, Nov. 29 – Sun, Dec. 1 After you’ve feasted on turkey and battled the crazy “Black Friday” shoppers, how about heading over to a powwow for a fun end to your Thanksgiving weekend? The Fantasy Springs Resort Casino w...


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The 7 Day Stretch

Thurs/11/28 BIG BEAR TURKEY TROT Stay active this Thanksgiving with Big Bear’s first annual Turkey Trot. Runners are given the option to run a 3, 6 or 9-mile course, where they may be the lucky winner of a delicious turkey&he...



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LOCALS ONLY: Science Fiction Theater

Rancho Cucamonga’s Science Fiction Theater (SFT) released an album that sums its music up quite perfectly, while its title, The Happy Sadness, delivers the punch line of the band’s 60s pop song writing. The album’s melanc...