Past Stories

IEW PhotoBomb: STARS @ The Glass House

Stars is a mellow indie pop band straight outta Canada, and they brought the (Glass) house down this last Friday (Sept 20)! They have been together for 13 years and still going strong today. Stars had the crowd swaying and&h...


PhotoBomb “GLYPHS: ACTS OF INSCRIPTIONS”

We know we love to go to all the best art parties on the weekends, and the IE is full of them. If you’ve never been to Pitzer Art Galleries for a show, you should. Good people, great art, snacks…


I.E. Crime is on the Rise

  Crime stats all across the Inland Empire have raised, especially property crime. San Bernardino had a 24 percent increase, Pomona had a 13 percent increase and Redlands had 14 percent increase in property crime, accordi...



LOCALS ONLY: An Album and a Show, Faimkills “Kills” It

Contrary to what can be expected from the infamous “Friday the 13th” evenings, this last one began almost like any other night for The Glass House in Pomona. Except here, normal meant that a diverse spectrum of hi...


Williams-Sonoma Recalls Sauces

Food recalls are pretty common, the news just doesn’t always reach the general public. Many of us were downing Naked Juices weeks ago, until there was a massive recall regarding incorrect labeling (and a hefty fee for the...


From DaVinci to Red Bull: FLUGTAG

IE represents at Red Bull FLUGTAG with Top Gun             “I feel the need, the need for speed!” That’s usually what action sports enthusiast David Fontneau claims as his mantra, but soon,...



Twelve Charged with Numerous Crimes Against Children

Twelve Inland Empire residents face federal charges for some of the worst crimes imaginable. Committing acts of violence and theft between adults is one thing, but these residents did far worse: they stole the innocence away fr...


Good Brews are Hard to Come by

Your go-to guide for specialty coffee in the Inland Empire Roasting coffee has been an international pastime for as long as man has had armor, paper or the modern number system.  Making its debut in the 13th century, the swe...


Sweet Victory

Compared to the nightly Farmers Market in Redlands, the morning market is much smaller. But with a soft-voiced acoustic musician easing people in the mind to eat healthy, it’s a great to start to an early Saturday. Good fruit...



IEW PhotoBomb: Riverside Art Walk

The first week of every month, most cities come out and celebrate their creative  communities for Art Walk. Riverside celebrates First Thursday, and you better believe we were there, photobombing all over the place. Take a loo...


Ex-San Bernardino Officer Arrested for Sex Crimes While on Duty

  This story takes us all the way across state borders for the arrest of a former San Bernardino Police Officer. Forty-six-year-old Jose Jesus Perez of Menifee was taken into custody without incident by local authorities i...


How to Live and Die by Bacon

Finding Necessity in Meat                                                                                                                                       ...



September Food Events

SEPTEMBER FOOD EVENTS   Thurs, Sept. 5: Then & Now: The Mismatch Between Modern Food and Human Evolution It’s time to get serious about food. Join Professor Nick Reeves as he dives into a comparative history of moder...


Food Truck Labor of Love

Labor Day is the best holiday to relax, stay home and appreciate the decades of American workers who have made this country great. Except for a few food trucks at the Ontario Auto Center this weekend, who sacrifice their day&he...


LOCALS ONLY: Album Review

Sunset Pilgrims Sunset Pilgrims, an Inland Empire-based eight-piece soft-rock band, has successfully mashed together a little playful summer fun, some wistful and sweet lyrics and melodies and a lot of head-bobbing beats with ...



Ex-Ontario Worker Embezzles $3.1 Million

We all wish for that dream job that will pay us millions of dollars for doing very little work, but who actually has that dream come true? Not too many of us; but, some feel the need to take the…


Gettin’ Real with iLL CAMILLE

  One of Inland Empire’s only female hip-hop artists, iLL CAMILLE is rising up fast. Performing in this weekend’s D.I.Y. Festival at The Glass House, the Weekly got a chance to sit down with CAMILLE and pick he...


Naked Isn’t “Natural”

It’s pretty frequent to discover that food sold at large retailers have ingredients that are not all that they’re cracked up to be. Enter Naked Juice Co. (owned by Pepsi Co.) is a company that has advertised it’s fruit ju...



Corona Food Truck Festival

The IE is no stranger to food truck festivals but every once in a while, a few are impressive. Most festivals are a wimpy gathering of food trucks. But we need selection! We need options! And here at the Corona…


Senseless Murder in Victorville

Janet Cruz,left, and Rosie Curonilla, mother of Daniel Olivera break down after watching a surveillance footage of her son death during a press conference at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Headquaters. Sheriff’s detec...


A Golden Opportunity

There’s no way you could’ve missed the IE’s explosion of the cupcake businesses. Although the fad has died down since then, the remnants of cupcake businesses still exist in every city—but most likely it’s Casey Reinh...



Long Awaited Peace

Murdered Marine and wife finally get justice served Justice will be served for two of the four men that brutally murdered Marine Sgt. Jan Pietrzak and his wife Quiana Jenkins-Pietrzak back in October 2008. This story is extreme...


Crown Toyota’s Burritos

Most of my car dealership memories are of rundown, cramped waiting rooms with only vending machines and old coffee. Of course since then, many dealerships realized that people get less irritable when they have something to eat ...


Pomona Art Walk AUGUST

Another Saturday and another art walk, this evening Pomona did what it does best and came out to celebrate art, music and culture. Downtown was poppin’ with the band “Calle 6” making people dance, belly dancer...



August Food Events

It’s the last month of summer—enjoy the weather and celebrate it foodie style! Have something to add? Let us know at abennett [at] ieweekly.com.   AUGUST FOOD EVENTS   August 8: Food Truck Thursdays This week’s ...


Summer Street Jam 2013

Summer is coming to an end but the fun is not quite over yet. This last Saturday Downtown Riverside hosted the 4th annual Summer Street Jam 2013 with the Pac Men, Tribal Lust, The Debonaires and The Aggrolites. Riverside gather...


Different Kind of Pet Problem

Riverside County woman houses over 30 dogs—some of them deceased A bizarre and unfortunate list of allegations has one Indio woman in custody and another notch on the crazy belt for the IE. “The craziness of the stories tha...



Rancid at The Fox Pomona

Mondays are PhotoBomb days! Take a look at what other IE residents did over the weekend! Check out our recap of Rancid, playing at The Fox Pomona, and see if you got bombed!…