The Society meets for lunch and a speaker program on the first Sunday of February, April, June, October, and December of each year. Anyone with an interest in Riverside's history is eagerly encouraged to join us. Please click on the "Calendar" button for a listing of our upcoming public programs. If you'd like to join the Society, please click on the "Join" button, fill out the form, and send it in. All are welcome!!
Program: Judith Auth of the Evergreen Cemetery Foundation will offer her wonderful lecture on the history of Evergreen Cemetery and some of the many Riverside pioneers who are buried there. Time: Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. Meeting and presentation starts around 12:30 p.m. Place: La Sierra University Dining Commons Lunch: All You Can Eat choices..
Totally Mt. Rubidoux, an alliance of three local non-profit entities — Friends of Mt. Rubidoux, Mission Inn Foundation and Riverside Land Conservancy — won the public auction held today, April 11th, in front of Riverside City Hall for .43 acres of land underneath the Serra Cross atop Mount Rubidoux. The minimum opening bid was $10,000,..
Ken Kreigh is not a well-known name around our area, but his rock art was quite in demand during his heyday of the 1940s and 1950s. A few examples of it still remain, but unfortunately much has been lost due to neglect and deliberate destruction. The Press-Enterprise: Back in the Day: Rock art examples still..
What is certainly the oldest outstanding mortgage in the city of Riverside, and most likely the oldest in Riverside County, was recently paid by the congregation of First Congregational Church in Riverside. The Press-Enterprise: Back in the Day: Historic Riverside church pays off mortgage “Back in the Day: Inland Southern California History” — a weekly..