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Students and staff remember late Richard Davis

The California Baptist University community su ered a loss over winter break with the death of Richard Davis, a CBU Information Technology Services analyst, who was killed Dec. 22 when a pickup truck collided with his SUV. Davis was driving just north of Tucson, Ariz., when a pickup truck crossed a median and collid- ed […]

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Partial government shutdown becomes longest in U.S. history

The partial U.S. government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, was the longest in the nation’s history. The federal offices affected were reopened Jan. 25 when President Donald J. Trump signed a continuing resolution that reopens agencies through Feb. 15. Stretching more than five weeks, the shutdown began after the Republican and Democratic parties failed to […]

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Remember mass shootings; continue to push for reform

It has only been three weeks since the Nov. 8 shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks — the horrifying event where 15 people tragically died after an ex-Marine opened fire in a bar during a college-night event. As someone whose hometown is Thousand Oaks, I never thought the second-safest city in […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Dr. Moon conducts the song “Valse Des Fleurs” with the California Baptist University orchestra during a practice session.

Harmony Project gets new director

Riverside Arts Academy recently hired a new program director from within the California Baptist University community as director of its program. ​Dr. Gene Moon, director of orchestra studies, was chosen as the new director of the RAA including the Harmony Project to bring muisc back to the youth education. The Riverside Arts Academy is an […]

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CBU makes transcripts easier to access

Requesting transcripts is something most students or alumni will need to do during their time at California Baptist University or after they graduate. The Office of the University Registrar  made this easier. Students and alumni can now request and pay for transcripts online. Shawnn Koning,  university registrar said the process is an improvement from what […]

Elijah Hickman| Banner | Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, runs a Facebook page that informs Riverside residents of local news and events happing in and around Riverside

Riverside resident’s hobby brings success

Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, created a Facebook group called “What’s Going on In Riverside County,” which is intended to inform residents of Riverside County about events and incidents happening locally. What started out as a hobby grew into a Facebook group with  more than 143,000 members. “Me and a friend of mine would update […]

CBU School of Music holds first all-choir performance

For the first time in California Baptist University history, the annual Christmas Concert will bring together groups from the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music for an evening celebrating the holiday season in the Events Center. This event, “A CBU Christmas,” will be held Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The University Choir and Orchestra, […]

Kim Eun-Ha, 56, takes photos of the front of Mission Inn during the festival of lights. She traveled from San Jose to see the lights for the first time.

Annual Festival of Lights returns downtown

In its 26th year, the Riverside Festival of Lights has significantly impacted the Riverside community. The official 2018 lighting took place Nov. 23, and the display will continue until Jan. 6, 2019. Many consider the event a staple in the Southern California holiday season. It showcases the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s display of […]

Lauren Shelburne | Banner | Resident walked the remnants of Bell Canyon with tools in hand ready to help their neighbors in need. A common bond of tragedy brought together new friends as they dug through debris to try to find what remained of their homes after the Woolsey Canyon Fire quickly ripped through the hillsides dividing Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Fires devastate Ventura, LA, Butte counties

Fires raging across California the past month have now been 100 percent contained, according to the California Fire Department. Two major blazes ran through Northern and Southern California both igniting Nov. 8. The Camp Fire in Northern California’s Butte County burned for 18 days and Southern California’s “Woosley Fire” in Ventura and Los Angeles counties […]