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Amazing College Race: Riverside Edition

  CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS!  This Sunday, January 22, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, take part in a college scavenger race involving the four higher education campuses in the City of Riverside and vie to win money for books!  Discover some of Riverside’s treasures while competing for money in a race against time and peers! Teams…

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3rd Annual “Cookies With Santa”

SANTA will be making a special appearance at 3943 Chapman Place (the house with the train) this Saturday, December 10th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Santa’s helpers will be serving hot chocolate, cookies and cupcakes for children and adults!  If you forget your camera, we’ll take photos for you. The train will be spouting off real smoke,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Let us all be grateful for our loved ones, a roof over our head, the food with which we satisfy our hunger, and the ability to be consciously grateful for all that we have.  We wish you a most grateful Thanksgiving, and leave you with three thoughts of gratitude:  Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; …

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HAPPY VETERANS DAY!

What is a Veteran? A “Veteran” — whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve — is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America” for an amount of “up to, and including his/her life”. We thank all the Veterans, who are now serving,…

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Burning Wood Requires Air Check

  Southern California residents are now required to check the air quality before they burn wood in a home fireplace — or risk violating regulations that went into effect this week.  Fines for repeat offenders can be as high as $500.   As part of the Healthy Hearths™ initiative, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is…

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Let Us Not Forget…

Growing up just outside of Philadelphia, as children, Tara and I would visit relatives in Manhattan every summer.  We remember visiting the World Trade Center shortly after it first opened in 1973.  The photo above was taken when my father and I visited the Empire State Building in the late 1990s.  In May 2006, we…

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FREE Movie Night!

Tonight, Thursday, August 25th, is the last night for “Movies and Music on Main”.  Join us for fantastic and FREE family fun on Main Street (between University and Mission Inn Avenue)!  Bring your chairs and blankets and join us downtown at 7 p.m. to enjoy live musical entertainment.  This week’s movie, “Tangled”, begins at 8…

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“The Last Heart Attack”

  Please tune in tonight at 8 pm ET, as CNN will air “The Last Heart Attack”, Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s one-hour special on former President Bill Clinton’s gastronomic journey from omnivore to vegan.  The interview and report will discuss Clinton’s health while in office, which included struggles with a poor diet and weight gain. Under…

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Parties, Fireworks, and ANXIETY!

It’s another Independence Day here in the good ‘ol United States of America, filled with barbecues, baseball games and some wholesome fun for the family, topped off with the age-old tradition of lighting up the night sky with dazzling fireworks.  There’s only one problem… many of our beloved pets have no idea what’s going on…

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(FREE) Concerts In the Park

The 18th anniversary of “Concerts in the Park” begins tonight (and will occur every Friday until July 22nd) at the California Citrus State Historic Park from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Come make a night of it — set up a picnic dinner while you enjoy the music and atmosphere!  Tonight, King Jazz Combo will be performing….

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Happy Flag Day

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States of America!  In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. The week of June 14 is designated as “National Flag Week.”  During…