Claire Grimes | Banner | Photos printed on sheets hange around the room that houses the More Dreamers of the Golden Dream exhibit, telling the story of generations of African-American and Mexican-American families that moved to Eastside Riverside.

New art exhibit opens at RAM

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM), located in the historic Mission Inn district of downtown Riverside, is now showing a revival of the 2013 exhibit More Dreamers of the Golden Dream by Susan Straight and Douglas McCulloh. The exhibit will run  from Oct. 7 to Jan. 2. The exhibit was created by Straight, prolific author and […]

David de Jesus | Banner | Picking out a version of the Bible is another choice that students may face.

Students share what they look for in a church

Getting plugged into a local church can be overwhelming in many ways. Especially after watching from a screen for so long, the thought of returning to church in person can feel stressful.  Whether someone is new to the Riverside area, returning after a long hiatus or joining a church for the first time, it is […]

Many Riverside residents are excited about the new public library located in Downtown Riverside.

New library opens in Riverside

The long-awaited new location of the Riverside Public Library opened to the general public on June 26. The new space spans two floors totaling 42,000 square feet, and it contains an innovation center, archive reading room, outdoor terrace, study rooms and children’s room, according to a press release by the city of Riverside. Erin Christmas, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Keely Berry, a local artist, painted a colorful mural on the back of Condron Coffee off Sunnyside Drive in Riverside.

Local artist uses Riverside community as inspiration

Through her love and appreciation for people, art and community, local artist Keely Berry turned her passions into a career through freelance painting, creating and coordinating spaces and events for people and artists to connect and gather together. Berry grew up in Riverside, surrounded by a lot of small businesses. She started her artistic career […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Magnolia Crossing is California Batist University's newest housing facility, located at the intersection of Monroe Street and Magnolia Avenue.

Magnolia Crossing wins award

On Jan. 29, 2021, Magnolia Crossings won third place for the new construction with landscaping category of the Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful awards. Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful is a city-sponsored organization that has aimed to plant more trees, eliminate graffiti and litter and further city beautification since 1992. Events are held all year, […]