High Desert Music Festival & BBQ Showdown (Victorville)

A spirited world-class barbeque competition and a wide-ranging musical lineup, all in a family-friendly environment, will fill the spacious confines of the High Desert Events Center (formerly Victorville Fairgrounds) at the High Desert Music Festival & BBQ Showdown, Saturday, April 20 (12 noon-9 p.m.) and Sunday, April  21 (12 noon-9 p.m.). This year’s High Desert […] Continue reading →

The Barn @ UCR Spring 2013 Lineup

The Barn at UC Riverside (UCR) has announced its Spring 2013 lineup. The acts will include Evidence, Maps & Atlases and Matt Costa. The full lineup will be: Evidence Feat LMNO, Wednesday, April 17 The Debonaires, Wednesday April 24 Maps & Atlases, Wednesday May 1 Very Be Careful, Wednesday, May 8 Matt Costa, Wednesday May […] Continue reading →

Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena

Daring to go where no parade has gone before, this year’s Pasadena Doo Dah Parade will again bring its own brand of raucous eccentricity East. The 2013 Parade takes place on Saturday, April 27th, stepping off at 11am in East Pasadena along Colorado Boulevard. Last year, dozens of inventive, if zany, art cars and floats […] Continue reading →

Bootlegger’s Brewery 5th Anniversary

Bootlegger’s Brewery, headed up by Norco Brewmaster Aaron Barkenhagen, is hosting its fifth anniversary party and fundraiser in Fullerton on Sunday, April 28, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Although the brewery has been tight-lipped about this popular event, the venue spilled the beans, reporting that fans should: Raise your stein for the Bootlegger’s […] Continue reading →

Lightning in a Bottle Festival

**Editorial/photo review dated July 15, 2013** Will the Inland Empire become home to one of SoCal’s coolest music and lifestyle festivals? After being held in Orange County, Santa Barbara, and in the Angeles National Forest, Lightning in a Bottle made Lake Skinner in Temecula home this year (July 11-15, 2013), and we’ll see if it […] Continue reading →

DePortola Wine Trail Big Red Fest

On Sunday April 21, 2013 keep your palates clean and your wine knowledge current as the Big Red Fest hits the DePortola Wine Trail. Wine lovers get to try three red wines paired with gourmet food at 10 DePortola wineries. The early admission price of $45 and $55 after April 15 gets you access to […] Continue reading →

“Men Who Cook” tasting in Riverside

Great title right? Who can resist “Men Who Cook”, especially when this event is an event designed to help out our local YWCA! “Men Who Cook” was started in 1990 by the late Ab Brown (Mayor of Riverside) right in his very own kitchen.  Ab and his wife, Virginia, were strong supporters of the YWCA.  […] Continue reading →

“United We Stand” Lucha Libre Tour (Ontario)

Bigger, badder, better—and even more popular. The Lucha Libre USA phenomenon, the immensely entertaining brand of wrestling born in Mexico and transplanted to the U.S., continues to grow, especially in the Hispanic community. Beginning on April 12, Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors will embark on a national “United We Stand” Tour and, this year, in […] Continue reading →

Downtown Pomona Drinkfest

**Photo/Editorial Review Dated April 2, 2013** Downtown Pomona is known for its resurgence as a hotspot for restaurants, music stores, and the arts scene, so it wasn’t a surprise that it would be the location of its own beer festival. DrinkFEST hit the downtown scene and brought in a hip crowd on the eve of […] Continue reading →

Snow Valley Resort

Snow Valley Resort has over 75 years of experience as perhaps Southern California’s most popular destination to learn how to ski and snowboard. The Inland Empire ski resort offers a variety of terrains, experienced and friendly instructors and affordable prices. Best of all, it’s just a 25 minute drive from San Bernardino- located between Lake […] Continue reading →