Past Stories

Nitty Gritty Fest 2013

The pulse of IE hardcore reigned supreme for over 12 hours at Rancho Cucamonga’s Calvary Chapel by day, and Nitty Gritty venue by night. 16 bands, two stages and hundreds of eager participants made this event one for the ...


Cake Occasion

There’s always an excuse for cake. Whether you’re in search of a massive eight-tier dessert for a wedding, a humble offering for a co-worker’s special birthday or you just want a dang cake all for yourself—this is the p...


IMPENDING DOOM

“Riverside’s treasured death metal band Impending Doom revisited some familiar soil last night when they performed at Rancho Cucamonga’s long time heavy music venue, The Nitty Gritty. Having played that same s...



Student Survival Guide Survey

With 9 different topics, we’re going to need all the help we can get, preparing a Student Survival Guide for our Back To School Guide. Let us know what your answers would be! Email your responses and your information to&h...


Mix Business with Food

Bring your business cards and make sure you have an appetite, the Pine Haven Cafe is hosting the Upland Chamber of Commerce July Business Mixer. On a normal basis they have some delicious breakfast items (with Nutella!) but her...


Savor the Moment

They say the economy is getting better. Housing projects have begun construction again like Jurupa Valley which has just approved a lot reserved for houses near my home. I’m okay with the opportunity for people to buy hom...



Pomona Art Walk: July

The Inland Empire is friggin hot in the summer! But that doesn’t deter people from celebrating their favorite event every month–Art Walk! Pomona may be a king among men–when it comes to art walk. With smiling ...


Antiquities Visit R-side

Good kharma comes to Riverside with sacred Buddhist Relics The latest attraction to draw visitors to Riverside is one of unique content and quality. An exhibit showcasing a collection of ancient and exceedingly sacred relics f...


Here Comes the Sun

Summer heat gettin’ you down? Well perhaps a gooey, melted cookie might put a smile on your face. It might not cool you off, but hey—everyone loves a good cookie. Allan Borgen, food critic and eatery extraordinaire, dec...



Bruxie Revisited

Back in November, the famed waffle sandwich restaurant Bruxie landed in the IE. We checked it out and loved the many choices available between sweet and savory waffles, homemade sugar cane sodas and the use of frozen custard in...


D.I.Y. Independence

The grass is always greener when you mow it yourself We’re trading big budgets and production teams for frugality and that good ol’ D.I.Y. ethic— this week, the Weekly goes grassroots. While everyone is out enjoying their...


The Good Food Awards

This is it—the moment all bakers, brewers, chefs and anyone else in the business of food has been waiting for. You’re being recruited to represent the best, most awesome hometown in the nation: the Inland Empire of course! ...



July Food Events!

Boredom begets eating, especially during these long summer days. Don’t pig out on junk, enjoy a neat event that will also appease your appetite, solving both your boredom and hungering problems. If you’ve got an event to sh...


The Mission Inn likes alcohol—a lot!

Just in time, the Mission Inn is planning a special celebratory cocktail to help you enjoy the fourth. Between July 4 and 7 you can grab a glass of the Red, White & Blue Pina Colada. Red, White and Blue…


Super Sofritas: “Vegans and Carnivores Unite!”

Chipotle Mexican Grill is spreading like wildfire with its claims of delicious, well-treated meats (naturally raised “food with integrity”), ingredients cooked in zero-trans fat frying oil and serving no cheese or s...



Cry Me a Rios

Even with disgraced MoVall school board Mike Rios gone, the clusters keep comin‘ To those of us, who have been eagerly monitoring the Mike Rios case, like your trusty Watch Dog, there’s no end in sight to the weird directio...


Eating with Class

Check out the weekend’s best fine dining option: wine from Dubost Vineyards with a five-course paella and barbequed wild game. Bon appetite! Fri, June 28. 6pm-9pm. $75. Fender Museum of Music & Art, 365 N. Main St., Coron...


ART WALK – June

Art Walks are spawning up all over the place! Riverside and Pomona are two of the most noteworthy. Live art-making, delicious eats, crafts, jewelry and fashion, and a great opportunity to explore your local art scene. Check em ...



TO DO FEST 6/23/2013

  The To – Do Fest is an Annual Community, Arts & Music Fest created by The Local Action Group of Riverside (LAG’R) The Local Action Group of Riverside is a non-partisan, non-profit group of volunteers from Riversi...


Corner Bakery Cafe's pastries (Photo by Ashley Bennett)

Rancho’s Tour de Fork

Last week Rancho Cucamonga had its first ever “Tour de Fork,” an event celebrating the food of the Victoria Gardens area and a few other restaurants on the outskirts of the city (mainly a few Upland based eateries). It was&...


The Glass House 5/25/2013

“High Fives and Good Vibes at The Glasshouse” May 25, 2013 at The Glass House. “The lights were dim, the music loud, and the floor slippery with spilled beer and perspiration; It’s safe to say good times were ha...



Sahtyre

Legit rappers in the Inland Empire may be hard to come by, but don’t you worry. This weekend, the hip-hop entertainment will be at Machine Pomona, where Sahtyre is dominating the stage alongside some of the Weekly’s favorit...


1st Annual Riverside Restaurant Week

Palm Springs is notorious for its high-quality restaurants and every year it proceeds to bring visitors to the desert for the city’s annual Restaurant Week. Fortunately we have our own great restaurants right here in the IE...


Hell’s Kitchen Casting Call

Applying to be one of the proud few who dare to try-out for the infamous Hell’s Kitchen makes you one tough individual. It’s an intense, stress-inducing competition where “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kit...



Food from the land of Tamriel: The Elder Scrolls Online food truck

Last week was E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), the annual mecca for video game industry professionals meet up in Los Angeles to announce new consoles and games to come for the next year. Intentionally it’s a meeting for in...


Knife-Wielding Man Killed By Cops, Prosecutors Clear Cops

The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office released another report Friday on a fatal officer involved shooting, this time clearing two police officers in the shooting death of a 43-year-old man after finding him hol...


Band Together

Hardcore scene gets hardcore about helping out fellow musician grappling with dangerous diagnosis Invested time in your community can pay off in times of need, Steven Webb, 21, local music enthusiast and fixture in the IE hardc...



Colton Cops Cleared After Pursuit Ends in Shooting Death

We’re addicted to watching police pursuits here in California, for one simple reason: they rarely end well. And it’s that part of us that compels us to watch motorcycle crashes on YouTube or—at the risk of sounding clich...