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 […]

From The Archives: Rendezvous Back To Route 66 Returns

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019 in Events | No Comments
From The Archives: Rendezvous Back To Route 66 Returns

This time next weekend I will likely be immersed in reviewing my take from the 7th Annual Rendezvous Back to Route 66 car show. Used to be the biggest event in San Bernardino every year. Four days of cars, cruising, contests, even a carnival for the kids. Candy Clark, from the cast of the 70s […]

From The Archives: Cooling Off With An Epic Squirt Gun Battle

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
From The Archives: Cooling Off With An Epic Squirt Gun Battle

It’s been hot this week in the IE, so I’ve spent much of my time indoors sorting and cataloging files on an old hard drive. I stumbled on this photo, from 2005 if the clock in my camera was set correctly, which seems to fit the weather we’re currently experiencing. As a former newspaper photojournalist, […]