Past Stories

Old Town Bakery Co.

As it turns out, Riverside has a pretty decent Farmers Market. Some of what the weekly market offers are plenty of organic food keep eatin’ healthy (it is almost 2014, you know. Time to jump on those New Years resolutions).&h...


The Watch Dog: Airport Shooter Held in San Bernardino Pleads Not Guilty

The holidays bring about crazy times as everyone rearranges their travel plans and the unpredictability of Mother Nature steps in. Not everyone gets the pleasure of traveling exactly according to plan, but some things just shou...


Fish-O-Licious Opens in Chino Hills

Here in the IE we have an over abundance of burger joints, gastropubs and other interesting restaurants. Which is great, because we love to get more food than we can eat as we stuff our faces until we simply can’t…



LOCALS ONLY: Say True

All the way from beautiful Upland, Calif., Say True has brought back that catchy, Dashboard Confessional-like indie, emo-pop. Recorded at The Wire in their hometown, the band has made an EP that will keep them staying true to t...


Knock-Out’s Farewell Show

Deep down in the ‘dive-y’ glory of The Vibe lies local talent from all over the Inland Empire. Knock-Out is one local band that got its start at The Vibe back in 2004 and has toured the world with various…


Knock-Out

Knock-Out is a punk/reggae band that has rocked The Vibe since it started 10 years ago. Each year, it plays a “Home for the Holiday’s” show, but what made this show so special was that it was Knock-Out’s...



How Well Do You Know the IE? Week Two

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’s the location? —…


Scrooge it Up

Our picks for your ANTI-XMAS celebration Tis’ the season to be jolly—Fa bla bla bla, bla bla bla blah. Christmas time is here and people have been gearing up for it since October, when Halloween is not even over yet&hel...


The Watch Dog: Defenseless Elderly Woman Stabbed in San Bernardino

Robbery and murder are sad instances that almost always should never happen. Unfortunately, in the world we live in, these kinds of things happen very often. What really adds to the worst of situations is when these kinds of th...



LOCALS ONLY: The Big Nothing

The Big Nothing is full of something—something great. This local Inland Empire gem resembles an eighties wave sound but initially reminds me of the dark surf rock band Real Estate. But The Big Nothing nestles itself in an eve...


Me and the City

If Damien Rice and Mumford and Sons came together and made an album it would sound similar to Me and The City. Starting out as the solo project of lead vocalist, David Matus, this band used the power of social…


Celebrate Christmas with Marie Callender’s

Why bother making your own meals when they can be hand crafted just for you? While it certainly exhibits personal laziness, it also makes life during the holidays easy as . . .pie. On top of all of presents last…



How Well Do You Know the IE? Week One

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’s the location? —…


LOCALS ONLY: Habitat

Habitat, a group with so many garage-band-like sounds, seems to have pin-pointed what it means to keep music untouched by mainstream influences on its latest self-titled EP, Habitat. The tunes build the band a world of their ow...


Giving Credit When It’s Due: The Doritos Locos Tacos

Let’s give thanks to the man who created the ingenious and innovative Doritos taco shell. According to the Los Angeles Times, he originally pitched his idea to Frito-lay in 2009, but they rejected. He continued campaigning fo...



The Watchdog: Two Separate Murders in San Bernardino

It is nearing the end of the year and for many people, that means counting everyone on their Christmas list and making sure they’ve got a present for every person. Unfortunately, for one Inland Empire city, there will be 44&h...


Exploring Joshua Tree

Alternative Trip Ideas Joshua Tree has been one of California’s most beloved attractions since its inception as a national park in 1936. Lately it has become popular amongst LA hipsters and artistic intellectuals causing one ...


Lucid Stead Timelapse

Our cover story for this week is about a beautiful, re-imagined 70-year-old shack. This is Lucid Stead.…



LOCALS ONLY: New Manners

Upland-native alt-indie band, New Manners released a self-titled EP that gets down to what I like to call, good ol’ indie rock. The band mixes clean rhythm sections and minor distorted guitar leads in such a garage-type scena...


Murdering Husband on the Run

Domestic disturbances are never pretty, and if you’ve ever heard the yelling and screaming between a heated couple, you know things can turn sour on a dime. That’s the unfortunate case for 28-year-old Ashley Atherley, a wif...


Maverick’s Tacos

Looking for a cheap Tuesday meal? Then you’ll no doubt find The Maverick Saloon in Norco has the best damn hard-shelled tacos around. The bar has been at the corner of Hamner and 6th Street for years; it’s just a…



10 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Finding ideal Christmas gifts for everyone on your list is stressful to say the least, making trips to stores packed with holiday shoppers and practically wiping out your bank account. Year after year, we submit ourselves to th...


IEW PhotoBomb: Audio Push @ The Roxy

There are few groups from the Inland Empire that have gained airplay on nationally syndicated networks like MTV or BET. There are even fewer who have been spoken of in the pages of hip-hop doctrines such as XXL and The…


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...



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…


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...


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...



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…