Riverside firefighters stand at attention April 16 as law enforcement officers from across the nation arrive at Harvest Christian Fellowship for Sgt. Steve Licon's memorial service. Banner | Robert Jordan

Riverside community honors fallen CHP officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed on duty by an allegedly drunken driver April 6 was honored April 16 in memorial services at Harvest Christian Fellowship at 10 a.m. A procession for Sgt. Steve Licon began at 7:30 a.m. at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary on Magnolia Avenue and continued Harvest […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Tours are led down a mile of abandoned road in order to reach the St. Francis Dam disaster site. The dam failed in March 1928 and killed over 450 people, a memorial will be built to honor those that were lost.

NPS announces new national monuments

The U.S. Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act Feb. 12, which is designed to protect millions of acres of land across the nation. The new legislation includes five new national monuments located in California, Utah, Mississippi and Kentucky. This will cover more than 1.3 million acres in the United States. In addition, 500,000 acres […]

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Climate change impacts California’s weather patterns

With record-breaking cold temperatures striking Southern California, many are wondering what it is that caused these conditions.  At California Baptist University, students and faculty alike have noticed this cold front, combined with the far-reaching impacts of the polar vortex in the Midwest, bringing an unusually harsh winter to the Riverside area. Although it might seem […]

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Trump declares national emergency: A closer look

President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency Feb. 15 after Congress denied him the funds needed to build a border wall along the U.S.–Mexico border. Trump asked for $5.7 billion for the wall but was only granted $1.375 billion by Congress. Declaring a national emergency allows the president to use $3.6 billion of military […]

Courtesy of Dr. Mario Oyanader Nathan Castro, winner of an internship, works in the engineering lab.

Engineering student wins scholarship

The Society of Chemical Industry Scholars have award- ed an internship opportunity to Nathan Castro, sophomore chemical engineering student in the Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering at California Baptist University. Since the opening of the new building in 2018, the program has steadily been expanding and becoming more established. The Society of Chemical […]