Tag: Josiah Patterson

Riverside remembers victims

Published: April 30, 2015 | Posted: May 4, 2015 | Written by Josiah Patterson   Riverside County District Attorney’s office holds vigil for violent crime victims A package of tissues sat on each seat as an indication that tears would be inevitable for many. Audience members, most of whom had lost a loved one to

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23rd Annual Riverside Airshow

Posted: April 8, 2015 | By Josiah Patterson Riverside Municipal Airport hosted its 23rd Annual Riverside Airshow on March 28. At this event, which has long been a Riverside tradition, thousands were amused with spectacular performances by pilots, including: Spencer Suderman, Chuck Coleman, Jon Melby, Frank Donnelly and John Collver. “I have thousands of pictures

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The death of old Riverside

Posted: April 8, 2015 | Written by Josiah Patterson The aroma of fresh oranges and the exquisite architectural design of Riverside once mesmerized its residents and visitors with incomparable charm. The city still maintains aspects of its distinctive personality today. Riverside continues to boast historic landmarks such as the Mission Inn, Riverside County Historic Courthouse,

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Spotlight: The Burke of all trades

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Written by Josiah Patterson Riverside Community College District Chancellor Michael Burke reflects on his life In his college days, Dr. Michael L. Burke worked in the shrimping industry on the Texas coast where he made $1.25 an hour. Today he is the chancellor of the Riverside Community College District. Burke

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Safely Surrender law saves lives

Published Nov. 26, 2014 Josiah Patterson | Special to Viewpoints Defenseless, abandoned, and innocent, yet left to die. That was the fate of little Yachaziel, a newborn girl left on a conveyor belt at the Advance Disposal facility in Hesperia on Oct. 1. The Garden of Angels, an organization that holds burial services for abandoned

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High school bands are ranked and filed

Nov. 13, 2014 Josiah Patterson | Special to Viewpoints Proud family members, friends and entertainment-seekers gathered to hear band students from all over Southern California perform in the 10th Annual King Band Review. Walking down Krameria Avenue in Riverside on the morning of Oct. 18, people could see and hear band after band practicing in

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