Protesters flee on June 1 as the police advance along Orange Street in downtown Riverside. | Luc Stringer | The Banner

Thousands flood downtown to protest injustice

“No justice, no peace, no racist police” and “I can’t breathe” were just some of the chants heard June 1 in downtown Riverside, as thousands of protesters exercised their First Amendment right and made their voices heard following the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed May 25 when a white police […]

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River bottom fire breaks out in Riverside

The Riverside Fire Department has achieved 50% containment on a vegetation fire that broke out Thursday, Feb. 6, on the Santa Ana Bike Path in the area of Grand Avenue. All evacuation orders have been lifted and no injuries have been reported. At its inception around 10 a.m., the Riverbottom Fire initially covered only 10 […]

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Teen activist sets example for students in her advocacy

Greta Thunberg, 16, is a climate activist from Stockholm challenging the world’s most powerful leaders to enact environmental policy change. Thunberg, currently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, started her activism journey in August 2018 by taking every Friday off from school to hold strikes in front of Riksdag, the Swedish parliament building in Stockholm. […]

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Vice president for Marketing and Communication to retire in January

Dr. Mark A. Wyatt, California Baptist University’s vice president for Marketing and Communication, announced Oct. 15 that he will be retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2020. Wyatt, also an assistant professor of communication arts, has worked at CBU for 18 years, leading the school’s Division of Marketing and Communication since Aug. 1, 2002. Wyatt said he […]

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Hurricane Dorian clean-up continues in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian, the first major event of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, first developed Aug. 24 as a tropical wave in the Central Atlantic. Today, volunteers continue clean-up and recovery efforts across the Bahamas. Dorian reached Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Sept. 1 when it struck the Bahamas. It is the […]