Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Scott Enoch, Riverside resident and retired business owner, showcases his various assortment of jellies and peanut butters at the Riverside Farmers Market.

Farmers markets offer healthy food options to community

Riverside is home to multiple farmers markets, each offering a variety of organic products and home-grown goods sourced directly from local farmers. Various goods such as fruit, vegetables, flowers, bread, meat and more can be found at almost any local farmers market. Located in the parking lot of Barnes and Noble at the Galleria at […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Augie’s Coffee had specially made shirts for the 10-year-anniversary celebration.

Augie’s Coffee celebrates 10th anniversary

Augie’s Coffee Roasters celebrated its 10-year anniversary last weekend in Redlands, Calif., bringing together friends, family and local businesses. Augie’s 10-Year Anniversary took place on E. State Street in Redlands, squared off in between 7th and 8th street’s. The event began underneath the shaded trees overlapping the block, which was filled with the roaster’s fans, […]

Michael Hansen | Banner | Po Lee, chef of Teriyaki Plus in Riverside, chops cauliflower florets and inspects them with a trained culinary eye before deep frying them for vegan sweet and sour chicken.

Anti-Dairy Fight Club is what?

The first rule of Anti-Dairy Fight Club: Talk about Anti-Dairy Fight Club. The head of the club and chef of Teriyaki Plus is Riverside resident Po Lee. Every Sunday, Lee serves an all-vegan menu and transforms her regular business, Teriyaki Plus, into the Anti-Dairy Fight Club. Anti-Dairy Fight Club started as a solution for a […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Ashley Lobos, junior environmental science major, picks up a Kindness rock which reads, “You shine as bright as gold.” This was part of a project called the “Kindness Rocks Project” created by Megan Murphy.

Riverside celebrates kindness

Kindness rocks fills the Riverside community spreading positivity to everyone with just one sentence written on a rock. These rocks are spread around different cities intended to cheer people up. Megan Murphy, founder of the Kindness Rocks Project, said she started this project after her parents died in her early 20s, and while she was […]

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Auctions present new way to shop on a tight budget

Auctioneering is by no means a dying art, and student Noah Scheenstra is proof of that right here at California Baptist University. Scheenstra is a senior marketing major with a concentration in sales management, which is fitting as he works for his family’s storage consolidation company where he is employed as a licensed auctioneer. Scheenstra […]

Riverside Art and Music Festival invites local artists and musicians of all ages to perform, display, create and sell their art and music. Sydney Vincent, 16-year-old student from martin Luther King High School in Riverside, takes her time working on a chalk portrait as an assignment for her art class. Other artists serenaded the locals, sold their art and performed various dance routines in the streets of downtown Riverside.

Music and Art Festival impacts Riverside locals

Downtown Riverside cleared its streets, Sept. 9 to host the Art and Music Festival, a family-friendly, community inclusive and interactive event. The all-evening event was free for all ages. The festival featured art booths and workshops along with live music performed on a stage, the centerpiece of the event. The performances ranged in age and […]

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Three dead, two injured in Riverside plane crash

A twin-engine plane crashed into a Riverside neighborhood on Monday evening, resulting in three casualties, two injuries and the destruction of two homes. Reports of what felt like an earthquake came to the Riverside Police Department around 4:50 p.m. The Cessna 310, en route to San Jose from Riverside Municipal Airport, was carrying five passengers […]