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Supreme Court rules in favor of City of Riverside

Upholds ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and preserves local control Riverside –California’s Supreme Court recently released a 7-0 decision in favor of the City of Riverside supporting the local ban on facilities that distribute medical marijuana.  The ruling upholds the lower court’s finding that Riverside’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives is valid.  The […]

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What Can You Accomplish in 90 Seconds?

With Pushups for Charity You Can Help Military Returning From Combat Riverside – Village Coach Fitness, Inc. wants you to join their team for Pushups for Charity 2013—an annual fitness competition hosted by Net Profit Explosion, LLC.  Pushups for Charity is a 90 second push up challenge to be held on May 18, 2013.  Monies […]

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P.U.S.H. Sports Benefits Student-Athletes

By Natasha Simone Ferguson On this sunny Saturday, Ramona High School is filled with onlookers watching kids running up and down the field participating in various competitive drills. P.U.S.H. (“Purpose, Unity, Service, and Humility”) Sports is a program that works with kids ranging from ages 4 and up. Its mission is to reach, teach, prepare […]

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Building a Movement for Play: Riverside Named Among 217 “Playful City USA” Communities

Riverside – With research proving play is critical to the overall well-being of children, Riverside earned recognition from national non-profit KaBOOM! as a 2013 Playful City USA community for our efforts to give children the childhood they deserve by providing ample opportunities for play.  This year, 217 cities and towns were recognized. Today’s generation of […]

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Remembering Ameal Moore

By Congressman Mark Takano I was saddened to learn of former Riverside City Councilman Ameal Moore’s passing last month. For over fifty years, Ameal led an outstanding life in public service. His story is nothing short of inspiring. Born in Camp Rowling, Mississippi, Ameal experienced the injustice of “Separate but Equal.” In 1965, as Ameal […]

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The Ordeal is Not Over

By Dr. Gloria Morrow The recent rescue of Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Berry’s 6-year-old daughter was an unexpected and amazing miracle. Images of the survivors of this trauma portrayed the joy, relief, and excitement they felt about being reunited with those they were forcibly separated from 10 years ago. At first glance, […]

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Allen Chapel AME Church Welcomes New Pastor

Allen Chapel AME Church would like to formally welcome its new pastor, Reverend Noella Austin Buchanan and her husband, Reverend Dr. Morris Buchanan, spiritual advisor of Allen Chapel, Back to the Inland Empire. The couple recently returned to the area from pastoring one of the leading churches in St. Louis, St. James AME Church. Prior […]

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Veteran Spotlight: KyNell Houston

Only 16-years-old, I was searching. I was looking to experience what my parents kept me from as a child, better yet as a teenager. My parents were both teenage parents when I was born. My mother was 15 and my father was 17 when they found out they were going to be parents. Within a […]

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Businesses Must Hire More Vets

By First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Two years ago, we launched Joining Forces, a nationwide campaign to rally all Americans to support our veterans and military families. We did this for two simple reasons: because we were both awed by the courage and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform who […]

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1 Minute with Senator Richard D. Roth

As a State Senator, Senator Roth’s role and priorities is to represent 931,349 people who reside in Senate District 31. As you know, Perris is one of the cities in the Senate District which also includes portions of unincorporated Riverside County, March Air Reserve Base and (in addition to Perris), the cities of Riverside, Moreno […]