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 […]

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Novelty and art educates public

A thousand demonstrations and presentations from more than 150 artists, scientists, students and business professionals filled Downtown Riverside Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. – midnight for Riverside’s fourth Long Night of Art and Innovation. From high school students showcasing hydroponic projects and their advanced farming technology experiments to Riverside City College showing audiences how to […]

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Supporters rally for Alzheimer’s

Hundreds of people united together to raise awareness and financial support for a disease that affects 5.5. million people during Riverside’s first annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on Sept. 23. The event featured a Promise Garden ceremony representing reasons why attendees are walking through different color flowers. Among the various colors, purple represents losing […]