This Week at City Hall, June 27-28
This week the council will vote whether to submit the Five-Year Plan to Reduce Homelessness to the state for funding; consider a separate program of supportive housing; and vote on a series of contracts for water quality testing and landscaping.
Raincross Weekend: June 25-26
Several virtual events, including a scavenger hunt, 5k and 10k races, and a mystery to solve with your smartphone. Plus a seminar to show you how to buy a real, not virtual, house.
Euryale Brewing Company: Crafting beers is an artful science
One in an occasional series about Riverside small business owners.
This Week at City Hall: June 21-23
This week the council and committees will consider issues including decarbonization of new buildings, discrimination against formerly incarcerated individuals in housing, the safety of the public water system, and the 2022-2024 biennial budget.
Opening Day at The Cheech: Where Chicano art has found its home
On Saturday, Cheech Marin opened the museum that bears his name, inviting the community to enjoy his collection.
Juneteenth celebration offers up barbecue, music and community
Second annual event marks the freeing of enslaved people in Texas two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
From Carnegie to mid-century modern to The Cheech: A history of Riverside’s downtown library
Riverside's Public Library has come a long way from its origins in John W. North's parlor.
Tio, I Don’t Think We’re in Riverside Anymore
Artist-restauranteur Martin Sanchez raids the recycle bin to create wildly imaginative art at Tio's Tacos. Two of his pieces have made their way to The Cheech.
Raincross Weekend: June 18-19
This weekend is packed with events celebrating Juneteenth and the opening of The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture, plus a Fathers' Day Nerf War.
Riverside names fire chief as interim city manager
Moore has served as Riverside's Fire Chief for eight years, guiding the department to higher service standards. The search for a permanent replacement for Al Zelinka is expected to take several months.
RPL Summer Reading Program welcomes back kids, teens and adults with puppets, prizes and reptiles
RPL program travels to two library branches a day Tuesday through Friday, plus "pop-up" park visits by the STREAM Mobile, and prizes for children, teens and adults.
Five-Year Plan to Reduce Homelessness will go to City Council for approval
Committee proposal could come in for just under $8.5 million in state's Homelessness, Housing and Prevention block grant funding for 2022-2023.
Talking Instagram and butter chicken with the owners of Cali Tardka, Riverside’s hottest home restaurant
The family behind successful Punjabi home restaurant Cali Tardka on their humble beginnings, viral success, and delectable cuisine.
Riverside Regatta: A day of smooth sailing on Lake Evans
After two years of Covid downtime, the Riverside Community Sailing Program offered new and experienced racers a fun afternoon on the lake.
This Week at City Hall: June 13-15
An action-packed week at City Hall, with a full council schedule plus committee meetings on issues including warehouses and distribution centers, drought-related water use, homeless encampments in the Santa Ana Riverbottom and the search for a new city manager.
Beautifying Riverside: A Communal Job
Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson shares one result of her Big Tent Tour: Riversiders want their city to be beautiful and welcoming. Enter "Beautify Riverside."
Raincross Weekend: June 11-12
This weekend you'll find boats racing on Lake Evans, a Juneteenth celebration from Riverside Community Players, and a fundraiser for a future Charles A. Bibbs African-American Museum and Cultural Center.
Downtown florist The Nature of Things: Where floral design imitates art
One in an occasional series on local small businesses in Riverside.
City of Riverside Summer Meals Program is Back with Kids’ Favorites
Barbecue, pizza, hot dogs and sandwiches -- and some healthy stuff too -- are on the menu this summer at 10 Riverside city parks.
This Week at City Hall: June 6-10
Lots going on this week, with a report on water quality, ethics complaints, the distribution of federal entitlement funding, and meetings of the Housing and Homelessness Committee and the Planning Commission.