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Fire Destroys VOICE Office

Last Wednesday an early morning fire burned much of the Riverside office of the VOICE. The Riverside Fire Department responded to the call shortly after 2 am. [wppa type=”cover” album=”1″][/wppa] According to the initial report by fire investigators, the blaze started near the attached carport, and burned much of the north side of the building […]

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The Hole In Wall: Recovery Center Grand Opening

The Hole In Wall Inc. (THIW), a not-for-profit organization of men and women joining forces to address the community need for social and economic empowerment will open their doors allowing for a drug-free, clean and safe 12-Step meeting facility in the Moreno Valley community where those in need can access information about housing, employment, healthcare, […]

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People Matter, Stuff Doesn’t!

Five days after an early morning fire destroyed most of the stuff inside our Riverside business office, I went shopping for a replacement mail basket. In part because with no physical office I had begun stacking our business mail onto the passenger’s seat of my car which was proving to be an unwise practice. But […]

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Fontana to host Congressional Field Hearing on Veterans Affairs

Fontana – Mayor Acquanetta Warren and the City Council recently announced that Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod will hold a Veteran Affairs Field Hearing Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM at the City of Fontana Council Chambers. “I am honored Congresswoman Negrete McLeod has selected Fontana to host such an important event. I applaud […]

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CAP Of Riverside County Seeks Candidates For Community Action Commission In District 2

Community Action Partnership of Riverside County is seeking candidates to serve on the Community Action Commission from the Second Supervisorial District. This includes the cities of Corona, Norco, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley and downtown Riverside. An election for one alternate position will be held at Community Forums in August, 2013. The candidates should be members of […]

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Reflections on Dreamscape, written and directed by Rickerby Hinds

By Deborah Wong In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, UCR Professor Rickerby Hinds organized a special, free presentation of his play Dreamscape and moderated a post-performance panel discussion that  addressed the relationship between police and the Black community. The event took place on Friday, July 26, 2013, in the UCR Studio Theater, hosted […]

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2nd Annual Back Pack Give Away in Riverside

Corona Community AME, in conjunction with Starting Over, Inc., Straight Talk and Riverside All Of Us or None will be hosting a Free Back Pack Giveaway for low income students grades K-12 on August 24, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The give away will be held at Castle Park Amusement, 3500 Polk […]

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Jazz and Wine Festival to Benefit Local Foster Children

Redlands – Knotts Family Agency hosts their annual Summer Soiree Jazz and Wine Tasting “Under the Stars” at Edwards Mansion in Redlands on Saturday, August 17, at 7:00 p.m.; Tickets are $40 per person. Knotts Family Agency works with the Department of Children & Family Services both in San Bernardino and Riverside to identify Homes […]