Finances, attendance force Riverside theater play cuts

The Riverside Community Players productions categorized as “family plays” will be cut back this year. Bringing lighthearted entertainment to the local community, The Riverside Community Players are celebrating their 93rd season of theater productions but are facing a tough choice of production cutbacks as a result of financial strain. The productions attract all types of […]

Previous OCC receiver becomes donor

California Baptist University’s annual Operation Christmas Child packing party hit close to home this year as CBU students served alongside one of their own, Brandon Schuster, who used to receive shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child from a local church in Samoa. Schuster, freshman biomedical engineering major and swimmer, remembers receiving gift-wrapped boxes from Operation Christmas […]

City lights festival celebrates 25 years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Riverside tradition held at the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa that brings the city’s community together through holiday spirit, sweet treats and plenty of illuminated decorations. Since 1992, the Festival of Lights has brought people of all ages together to celebrate the start of the holiday […]

UCO featured in TV program

The University Choir and Orchestra at California Baptist University was given the opportunity to showcase their talents Nov. 15 through a taped performance at Trinity Broadcasting Network. The group was a part of the Christmas-themed program hosted by Bobby Schuller and guest evangelist Ray Comfort. Jacob Arreola, CBU and UCO alumnus, works for TBN in […]

Choir rings in Christmas

For more than 15 years, the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music at California Baptist University has taken over the last chapel service of the semester traditionally known as Christmas Chapel. This year is no exception. The School of Music will be performing for Christmas Chapel Dec. 5 during regular Chapel service hours at […]