En route to Palm Springs earlier this week, I stumbled on a fire at a homeless encampment at the east end of town. From the I-10 freeway I noticed thick black smoke wafting over the downtown area. I exited at Hargrave Street and found the fire was just a block away. I had a camera […]
Vintage car aficionados flocked to Old Town Banning on Friday for the first “Hot August Nights” car show. Sponsored by the Banning Chamber of Commerce and held concurrently with Banning Market Night, the event featured displays of vintage automobiles from across the Inland Empire, including the beautiful 1956 Chevy Belair displayed by Mike Mendoza of […]
Despite the continuing Coronavirus pandemic, the patriotic pride of Sun Lakes Country Club residents was on full display this weekend during the annual 4th of July Cart and Float parade. I heard some grousing that the parade was smaller than usual and didn’t include classic cars, but this being my first July 4th here in […]
Banning Chamber of Commerce held their first Banning Market Night since the Coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of such large public gatherings. By all appearances yesterday’s event was a success: Most wore face coverings as mandated due to a recent spike in Covid-19 cases and appeared to enjoy being able to escape their homes for […]
With mandates such as social distancing and no groups larger than ten persons during the current Coronavirus pandemic, we won’t be enjoying any graduation celebrations in 2020 like this one, taken on assignment for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, in 2012.
SBD Air Fest 2019 came screaming into town yesterday, bringing with it an air show, car show and evening concert all rolled into one. A neighbor shared an extra VIP ticket with me, so I enjoyed the event in fine style. While some may object to the noise created by an airport, I’m not […]
San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) was the site of today’s China/San Bernardino International Trade Symposium, a showcase of SBD’s logistics and passenger airline capabilities and ideal geographic location within Southern California’s Inland Empire. A link to Chinese Consul General Zhang Ping’s remarks is here. As politicians continue their economic saber rattling, Washington and Beijing appear […]