Past Stories

How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Four

How well do you all know your Inland Empire? Take a guess in the form of a comment on either the website or IE Weekly’s FB in order to find out if you are correct! — What are the nearest…


Biker Chicks

Rough, tough and full of guff There’s a common misconception that when you think about bikers you automatically picture burly men with tattoo’s and their old lady’s riding bitch. However, you couldn’t be...


Mother Parties, Leaves Son with Transients

It’s the start of a new year and this watchdog will be short and sweet because you may still be dealing with some post-party symptoms. You know, that massive headache brought about by having just a little bit too much&hel...



LOCALS ONLY: Robert Jon and the Wreck

Feeling in the mood to pump your fist high up in the air to a bunch of crazy, but oh-so-good rock n’ roll music? Then Robert Jon and the Wreck is the perfect way to rock out in the beginning…


Molino’s Coffee

  There are plenty of coffee shops to go around in Riverside, many within just a few blocks of the Mission Inn. Though, this makes it especially difficult for some up-and-coming shops to stand out. I’ve come to find tha...


Guarding the Artistic Soul

The evocative work of Joe Biel in Riverside Joe Biel is a Los Angeles based artist and professor with his expertise and interest in painting and drawing. His work is addicted to narratives, inspired by real life and conspired i...



Moto Mavens Transform Riverside

Lanakila MacNaughton is helping to redefine women in motorcycle culture Pink glittered helmets line the entrance to the “Women Who Ride” exhibit at the Riverside Art Museum. It is a traveling exhibit of the photogra...


HEFTY BURGERS

P&G Burgers brings a crowd to Colton One sunny day as I was driving down Valley Boulevard in Colton and I noticed a small fast food restaurant. Unlike other restaurants in the tiny city, which are amazing in their own…


Cinematic sins

10 movies that filmmakers should atone for There are more than 400 movies released into theaters each year. As a professional film critic, I’m subjected to about 150 of them. I manage to avoid the dreck that emerges from Holl...



The Lost Years

Members: Joey Reynoso, Nigel Hamblin. Cities of Origin: Riverside. Kindred spirits: The Velvet Underground, Hole, Nirvana and Sonic Youth. Websites: www.facebook.com/thelostyears. Frequents: Back to the Grind (Riverside), Worth...


FAR FROM FOLK

Young Dubliners pleases its fans with both Irish and rock tunes Many people out there might be surprised that a band called the Young Dubliners actually have their beginnings and roots in Los Angeles, although there’s a lot a...


¡ASK A MEXICAN!

Dear Mexican: One of my pet peeves are Latinos who pronounce their last names with Anglo accents. For example, Rod-driguez instead of Roh-driguez. Would love it if you address this. Personally, I believe we Latinos should educa...



Outbreak in the IE

TB scares in local High Schools The Riverside County Department of Public Health has had its hands full in the past couple of months, with tuberculosis scares at two IE area high school campuses that has affected around 1,400 s...


The Rundown

Wednesday, December 25 While half of the U.S. is snowed in, enduring the cold degrees of the winter season, we’re all here in California sweating our asses off. What’s better than getting a nice new sweater, scarf or pair o...


The Palm Springs International Film Festival and Awards Gala

Fri, Jan. 3-13 Celebrate the coziness of winter by getting your cinematic fill of indie and foreign flicks this week—the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is back, and this year marks the festival’s 25th ...



Soft Sound Loud Loud Sound Soft

Thurs, Jan. 2 Art means everything to some people, and music means everything to others. It’s not every day that the two come together and join so harmoniously, but that is the case with Philip Mantione and Glenn Bach. Their&...


The 7 Day Stretch

Thurs/1/2 “NATURE’S BELOVED SON” The widely known naturalist and conservationist John Muir inspired this exhibition because of his lifelong passion for plants. Muir’s fascination with nature is demonstrated through an a...


The Final Word

We’re gathered here today to bury the electric car. Grab a shovel. After years and years (and years) of drilling it into our heads that gas is the devil’s fire water and electricity is the only pathway to a clean,…