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Embezzling Girl Scout Leader Arrested

It doesn’t matter if it’s the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts; the Scouts are something that many people put their kids in to learn valuable life lessons. In a statement by Girl Scout officials, “We are proud of the…


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Groups that Give Back

This week our cover story is a about an internationally awesome band called Pink Martini. Think jazz meets pop meets contemporary rock. Thomas Lauderdale, the band’s leader, was an aspiring politician before forming the b...


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LOCALS ONLY: Their Wedding

Los Angeles based, Inland Empire frequenters, Their Wedding, came out with a solid EP release back in Sept. 2013. Take EP is a great pop reflection of indie sounds and beats. Vocalist ‘Michael’ gives the band’s sound a ...



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Food Porn

Food can look fancy no matter where you eat. For your viewing pleasure, enjoy this compilation of Inland Empire Food Photography taken by yours truly. A warning: These images may cause you to feel extremely hungry! @import ...


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Walkers Invade San Manuel!

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” has San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino creating a game of its own, appropriately titled “The Walking Dead” Slot Game that made its official debut Wednesday with four machines. See the Photo...


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Of Montreal at UCR Barn

Perhaps one of the greatest modern examples of one of these aforementioned interesting and diverse independent acts is of Montreal from Athens, Georgia. Since the group’s founding in 1997, of Montreal has released a dozen ful...



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How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Six

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…


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Grunge Fashion on the Rise

This just in: change in climate—grunge fashion heats up the streets The notion of grunge culture still being a huge fixture in current culture is no falsification. The idea was made distinctly apparent upon my arrival back to...


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The Watch Dog: Murdering Husband Surrenders

You may remember back in December we ran a story about a husband that murdered his wife and fled. In case you don’t remember what happened, here’s a quick little update. The suspect, Edly Atherley is accused of beating and&...



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LOCALS ONLY: Warpaint

The latest release from Los Angeles four-girl indie rock band, Warpaint came out Tuesday and has been blowing my mind ever since. Self-titled and described as the most representative set of tunes of the band to date, the album ...


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The Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar’s amazing lineup of Asian inspired dishes

The Chinese New Year is quickly approaching (it happens on Sat, Jan. 31 for those not in the know) and there’s no better time to skip the diet and indulge in some sweet and spicy dishes. The Lazy Dog Restaurant…


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How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Six

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…



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The Watch Dog: San Bernardino Cracks Down on Human Trafficking

It seems that one of the worst things you can do is take away the innocence of a child. Kids do not know what they are doing, and some people take advantage of this when they are at their most…


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LOCALS ONLY: Verdoux

I’ve been waiting to write about an album from the duo pop-rock band, Verdoux from Upland Calif. for about four months now. During my research on talented IE bands, I fond this gem announcing that at some point in the…


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Corona Farmers Market

  There are plenty of early-morning farmers markets in the IE, many of which gravitate towards the northern portion of the area. Towards the south, cities such as Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Corona and to an extent, Lake Elsi...



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“Fans and friends gathered at the Pomona Art Colony’s resident photo gallery, Space, for a once in a lifetime photographic event. Malia James of the Dum Dum Girls and Nick Zinner of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, gave this we...


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How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Five

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…


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The Magnificence of Maple Syrup

Across the country, numerous states are reporting widespread freezing temperatures, snow-days and other icy details. Americans are complaining about the dip in temperature while Canada is laughing at our inability to deal with ...



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Lil’ Miss Menifee

The world we live in today is so fast-paced it seems like everyone wants to stay way ahead of the curve and grow up as fast as they can. I blame TV for this. There are tons of shows out…


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The Watch Dog: A Fitting Tribute to Fallen Officers

There are times when the world just doesn’t make sense. And almost a year ago, a tragedy happened that conveyed such meaninglessness. We all remember the massive manhunt that took place for Christopher Dorner back in February...


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LOCALS ONLY: Flower Boy

Sweet, melodic voices and dramatic, plucky guitar lines fill Chino Hills’ indie band Flower Boy’s new single “Lemonade.” Self-proclaimed as “dream grunge for flower punks,” this little trio band based in the IE has ...



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NYE Photobomb

2013 may have been a year full of laughs, love, tears, up or downs, opportunities or downturns—but whatever the case, 2014 is here and for some that means a fresh start. We spent New Years Eve at the lovely Ace…


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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…


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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...



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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...


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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…


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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...



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How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Three

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…