Tag: Riverside Police Department

Riverside mayoral candidates talk homelessness, city budget, jobs

By Erik Galicia Riverside voters will choose between a city council member and a school board official when they elect their next mayor. Andy Melendrez, Ward 2 representative, and Patricia Lock Dawson, Riverside Unified School District trustee, advanced to a runoff election after beating four other candidates during the city’s initial mayoral election March 3.

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Opposing protests march in Riverside

By Aniela Russo A crowd gathered at the steps of the Riverside Historic Courthouse for a pro-police rally Sept. 12.  Masks were few and far between as everyone bowed their heads in prayer for law enforcement officers.   Demonstrators marched around downtown Riverside, eventually making it to the 14th Street bridge over the 91 freeway, and

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Riverside march calls for an end to migrant child detention

By Erik Galicia Calls for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the end to the detention of migrant children filled the streets of downtown Riverside on June 26. “Black and Brown unity,” marchers chanted, many of them Black Lives Matter supporters. “The people united will never be divided.” Protesters first gathered at Fairmount

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Protests continue as hundreds peacefully march on the Riverside County Courthouse

By Erik Galicia Nearly two weeks of national protests against racial violence continued June 7 in Riverside with another large demonstration that peacefully marched downtown to demand justice for George Floyd and other victims of police brutality. Hundreds met at Fairmount Park in Riverside at noon and kicked off the demonstration with performances by local

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Thousands march in Downtown Riverside for Black Lives Matter protest

Video Description: Thousands of demonstrators occupied the streets of Downtown Riverside for the Black Lives Matter protest in response to George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25. (Video by Daniel Hernandez | Viewpoints) Below is the flyer for the peaceful protest against police brutality June 1. The image was shared

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Elohist Club at Riverside City College receives threats

By Erik Galicia Social media has proven itself time and time again to be an efficient means for the spread of false and harmful information. Members of Riverside City College’s Elohist Club, which focuses on preaching the World Mission Society Church of God’s version of Christianity, claim to have learned this through personal experience. What

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Former Riverside City College football player in critical condition after drive-by shooting

Former Riverside City College football player Izaac Colunga has been identified as one of the two men who were shot at a house party in Riverside on March 3.

Riverside City College professor arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex from minor

By Samantha Bartholomew A Riverside City College adjunct kinesiology professor was arrested Dec. 4 on suspicion of soliciting a minor for sex. According to a press release from the Riverside Police Department, detectives learned of a male suspect who had offered to pay a person who was presenting themselves as a girl under the age

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ASRCC and Ujima to hold an Open Forum with RCCD and Local Police at Riverside City College

An Open Forum will be held with Riverside Community College District and Local Police on May 18 from 12:45-2:30pm in the Digital Library Auditorium.