The Inland Empire (I.E) Soul Food Tour- 2021 highlights
As 2021 comes to a close, I wanted to share some of the highlights of this years I.E Soul Food Tour. Since the informal tour began, I’ve shared 30 plus restaurant experiences, the good-bad and ugly. Today I will be zeroing in on what delighted my taste buds and left long lasting tasty memories.Read full story
Homeless in the real world while Metaverse virtual land selling for millions.
This may sound like a pure rant but really how ridiculous is it that while all types of suffering is going on in this world that there are entities purchasing and developing virtual real estate?Read full story
Hemet suspects in possession of a stolen vehicle, narcotics, and a firearm, arrested.
Reporting officer Sergeant Art Paez from Region 3 Gang Task Force announced the apprehension of two suspects in possession of a stolen vehicle, narcotics, and a firearm. According to the official release of information provided, on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 8:14 in the evening, Region 3 Gang Task Force Officers located an occupied stolen vehicle driving in 700 Block of North Sanderson Avenue, in the City of Hemet.Read full story
Where to eat breakfast in Menifee? Try the ‘Breakfast Club’. Good morning!
Pancake--::Courtesy Breakfast Club Menifee Facebook page--"" The I.E Soul Food Tour recently dined at the Breakfast Club in Menifee - a breakfast & brunch restaurant. Self-described as a rustic breakfast venue serving unique American fusion fare plus specialty coffee drinks:Read full story
Another L.A Rapper gone too soon. R.I.P Slim 400. Our culture is killing us & it needs to stop!
On Wednesday December 8, 2021, we learned sadly that another up & coming rapper was shot and killed in Inglewood. Compton rapper, Vincent Cohran, stage name Slim 400, was gunned down in Inglewood, in an attack that was caught on surveillance video, as he sat in a parked car.Read full story
Nick Cannon mourns the death of his 5-month old son Zen
Tragically Nick Cannon announced today that his 5-month-old soon Zen has passed away. Nick and Zen’s mom Alyssa Scott are mourning his loss. According to the NIH, Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of fluid in the ventricles (cavities) deep within the brain. This excess fluid causes the ventricles to widen, putting pressure on the brain’s tissues.Read full story
Dickey's Barbeque in Lake Elsinore was the pits! Cold food & too much smoke.
Dickey's BBQ--:Courtesy of Dickeys Barbeque Facebook Page-: The I.E Soul Food Tour stopped in for lunch at Dickey's Barbeque Pit located at 29273 Central Ave Suite B, Lake Elsinore, CA 92532.Read full story
Perris brothers arrested for November 26, 2021, slaying of Moreno Valley man
An update to the public from the Riverside County Sheriff’s department indicates that suspects have been identified, arrested, and booked into the county jail. On Friday, November 26, 2021, at 1:51 in the morning, deputies responded to a business in the 4000 block of N. Perris Boulevard in Perris for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.Read full story
Riverside: ‘Dhat Creole Grill’ Beignets, Bourbon Chicken, are bomb!
The I.E Soul Food Tour dines at ‘Dhat Creole Grill’ inside the Riverside Food Lab. The Riverside Food Lab is a unique and trendy environment that lends itself to the exploration of food and good times with friends, family, or on a date.Read full story
Tamela Mann's “What Christmas Really Means” from the new movie, Soul Santa on BET Networks
Tamela Mann has released her first-ever Christmas single, “What Christmas Really Means.”. Tamela Mann “What Christmas Really Means.” ---::Courtesy/Permission granted by Vaughn Alvarez.Read full story
California bail reform in focus after tragic Waukesha Christmas parade massacre
In the aftermath of the tragic Waukesha Christmas Parade massacre, I can’t help but to reflect on the bail reform efforts that have been ongoing in California. Efforts that California Voters spoke against with their votes in 2020.Read full story
'Felix's BBQ with Soul'-great dining experience. Let's Eat!
The I.E Soul Food Tour made a stop in Lake Elsinore recently to dine at Felix’s BBQ with Soul. Felix's BBQ with Soul ---:Courtesy of Felix's BBQ with Soul Facebook Page-: At Felix’s BBQ with Soul, it’s a confluence of Cajun and ‘que, gumbos and fried chicken, collard greens and red beans — a tasty mix, served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. -Felix's BBQ with Soul.Read full story
Is Kamala Harris the worst Vice President in our lifetime?
I will give a disclaimer right off the bat, I did vote for Biden/Harris, and I’m here to admit I surely regret it!. Exasperation and dysfunction: Inside Kamala Harris' frustrating start as vice president- CNN.Read full story
Olivia's Mexican Restaurant in Riverside: authentic food & good service
According to Olivia’s website, the owners started out in 1976 with food trucks that did very well. This led to a store and then eventually the opening of the restaurant. Tony Cabral's love of good food and dream of owning his own restaurant was realized after his marriage to Olivia Luis. His journey began in the bi-centennial year 1976. In 1978, he realized his dream and opened a restaurant in Riverside, California, naming it "Olivia's" after his wife- Olivia's Mexican Restaurant.Read full story
Perris man arrested for multiple commercial burglaries & ID theft
On October 7, 2021, Moreno Valley Station deputies responded to a report of a past commercial burglary in the 13000 block of Perris Boulevard, city of Moreno Valley. The Moreno Valley Station Robbery Burglary Suppression Team (RBST) assumed the investigation and began following up on all leads.Read full story
Pieology versus Shakey's pizza, which one is better?
Thought it would be fun to compare my favorite pizza place Shakey’s to a newer chain, Pieology. When looking at the online ratings for both, they are similar, with 4 stars out of 5, for each.Read full story
Sharon’s Creole Kitchen in Murrieta. 'I.E Soul Food Tour'-Let's eat!
Seafood Gumbo at Sharon's Creole Kitchen--::Lashaun Turner--: One of the things I enjoy about the food tour is learning the origins of different types of food. On today’s stop we’ll visit Louisiana cuisine by way of Sharon’s Creole Kitchen in Murrieta.Read full story
Are Travis Scott and Drake responsible for what happened at Astroworld?
Travis Scott in the Crowd--:Courtesy of Travis Scott Facebook Page--: Authorities are still investigating the tragedy that occurred at the Astroworld Festival which left 8 dead and hundreds injured in what is being called a massive crowd surge.Read full story
Gunshots ring out near Elm in Moreno Valley: Homicide investigation.
The Riverside County Sheriff department is asking the public for help with any information that would be pertinent to an active homicide investigation in the city of Moreno Valley.Read full story
Fugitive with warrants in Texas & Arkansas arrested in San Jacinto
Mark Anthony McKay Arrest Mug Shot--:Riverside County Sheriff-: Deputies attempted to arrest Mark Anthony McKay, a 34-year-old male, 6’ 3’’ tall and weighing 200 pounds based on several warrants for his arrest, including outstanding warrants from Arkansas and Texas.Read full story