Banning Street Drags: Run Whatcha Brung

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Banning Street Drags: Run Whatcha Brung

Banning’s on-again, off-again love affair with drag racing entered another chapter this weekend as Banning Street Drags utilized the Banning Airport for two days of drag racing.

Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

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 […]

Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

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, CA: Market Night Returns

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Market Night Returns

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 […]

From The Archives: No Graduation Celebrations This Year

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Events | No Comments
From The Archives: No Graduation Celebrations This Year

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: Ready For Takeoff

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
SBD Air Fest 2019: Ready For Takeoff

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, CA: Talkin’ Trade With China At SBD International Airport

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Events | No Comments
San Bernardino, CA:  Talkin’ Trade With China At SBD International Airport

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 […]

San Bernardino, CA: Rendezvous Back To Route 66 Gets Bigger & Better

Posted by on Oct 6, 2019 in Events | No Comments
San Bernardino, CA: Rendezvous Back To Route 66 Gets Bigger & Better

The annual Rendezvous Back to Route 66 car show and cruise keeps getting bigger and better every year. San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Judi Penman and her volunteers did their usual exemplary job, bringing order to the chaos of having more than 1,000 classic cars gather on the streets of downtown San Bernardino […]