News Briefs

CA mask mandate lifted The California indoor mask mandate came to an end on Feb. 15 due to a drop in Omicron cases, which triggered the reimplementation of the mask mandate on Dec. 15. As of Feb. 14, test positivity had dropped 72% in California. However, local health officials can continue to issue requirements due […]

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Pediatric COVID vaccines Following the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a low-dose Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent advisers have moved to vote and recommend the product for the 28 million American children eligible. Jeffrey D. Zientz, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator, expects […]

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L.A. COVID-19 guidelines Vaccine cards will be required upon entry to Los Angeles public establishments beginning Nov. 29. Bars, restaurants, gyms, concerts and indoor establishments except supermarkets and pharmacies will require proof of vaccination. Those exempted from vaccination for religious or medical reasons are required to show a negative COVID-19 test within the past 72 […]


Conflict in Afghanistan The majority of U.S. troops left Afghanistan through the Kabul Airport on Aug. 16. On that day, hundreds of Afghans crowded around the departing planes hoping to escape from the country, leaving at least five people dead in the aftermath. This marked the end of 21 years of U.S. presence in the […]

News briefs Sept. 7

COLONY FOOD SERVICES EXPAND California Baptist University residents now have another option when looking to quench their hunger. Mimicking Briscos’s Café, food tents have been set up within The Colony to serve lunch and dinner. One swipe with a CBU I.D. card can provide students one entrée, two sides and a beverage. The food service […]

News Briefs 2/29

FEE AMNESTY The City of Riverside has been participating in a fee amnesty program aimed at reducing economic hardship by extending total or partial fee or tax forgiveness. The fee amnesty program may reduce the cost of old library fines, delinquent parking tickets, property taxes, air quality permit applications, and court fines and fees for […]

News briefs Jan. 20

COLLEGE RACE The Amazing College Race: Riverside Edition will bring Riverside colleges together on Sunday, Jan. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. to enjoy a day of fun, games and prizes. The College Council of Riverside invites students with college IDs to form teams of three and register for $20. Participating colleges include; California Baptist […]

News Briefs Oct. 7, 2011

AFTERSHOCK PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION  The California Museum of Photography is taking a look at aftershocks. Three photographers from the 1970s with different views and subjects of their photos capture seismic shift. The museum’s website attempts to describe the photographs: “Brown’s color panoramas of a bankrupt, deserted luxury development on an artificial lake now drying up in […]

News Briefs Sept. 23, 2011

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR  Riverside Fire Department is attempting to raise emergency awareness and create a “Ready Riverside.” The department is hosting an Emergency Awareness fair at Riverside City Hall. The event will be held Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Sept. is National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM was founded after the attacks on September 11, 2001. […]