Tag: Adriana Lopez

Volunteers meet throughout Riverside to beautify the city and create community through the Great American Clean-up

By Adriana Lopez If you love your city, you should clean your city. The Great American Cleanup is a nationwide event focused on establishing a sense of pride in volunteers in hopes of creating more caring communities. Keep America Beautiful, a non profit organization that is dedicated to organizing and providing necessary tools to volunteers

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Billie Eilish hones in on exploiting listener’s fears and will make them dance while doing it

  By Adriana Lopez Music enthusiasts have been starved for something that feels new and a 17 year old anti-pop star might just be what was needed. Billie Eilish came onto the music scene in 2016 with the release of her single “Ocean Eyes.” At the age of 14 she caught the world’s attention with

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Local business seeks to share the joys of painting through artist community in Riverside

Adriana Lopez   There is a sizable community of art enthusiasts within Riverside and many curious people willing to learn a new craft. This community has provided Chelsea Franzer and Chris Perez with a clientele that is making their small business a success. Their business, The Paint Sesh, is based in Riverside and offers people

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26 years of top hats, Victorian gowns, wit and wisdom at the annual Riverside Dickens Festival

By Adriana Lopez The annual Dickens Festival took over downtown Riverside on Feb. 23 and 24. The festival’s driving force, Carolyn Grant and Joan Patton, believed Riverside was in need of an event that promoted literacy and Dickens Festival would serve as the vessel. In 1992 the festival came to fruition and was held downtown.

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Local librarian hosts adult coloring event

By Adriana Lopez Mental health has been a central topic on the Riverside City College campus in recent years, part of that discussion being the importance of having a healthy outlet. While there are programs on campus that focus on the mental health of students, outside of RCC there are strides being made to ensure

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