10/16/2014 6:00 AM ! Amy Quinton | KVCR

In Part 4 of Capitol Public Radio Network's series examining the increase in the number and intensity of wildifres in California, Amy Quinton takes a hike into a forest that has never had its fires suppressed, and looks at the difference in the forest's health and habitat.


10/22/2014 7:30 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR

We continue our preview coverage of next month's election with a profile of the closely-contested race for the open 42nd State Assembly seat, representing parts of the eastern Inland Empire.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem talks with Karalee Hargrove, the Democrat in the race.  Republican candidate Chad Mayes did not respond to numerous e-mails and phone calls inviting him to talk with KVCR.


10/22/2014 7:00 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR

An Inland Empire non-profit organization will give away a free home in Canyon Lake to one active or retired military person.  The organization is currently accepting applications from current and former military employees.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports.


10/21/2014 7:30 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

In Part 2 of our profile of the candidates running for the IE's 31st Congressional District, KVCR's Matt Guilhem spekas with Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar, a Democrat, about his attempt to move up into the Congressioal seat being vacated by Republican Gary MIller.  Be sure to listen to Part 1 of our series on the 31st Congressional race, where Matt Guilhem speaks with Aguilar's opponent, GOP candidate Paul Chabot.

10/21/2014 6:30 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

10/20/2014 8:30 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR

Inland Empire Restaurant Week returns for its second run this year, and this fall's version promises to incldue twice as many restaurants from around the region as the first IE Restaurant Week had.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem attended Restaurant Week's kickoff event in Rancho Cucamonga.

10/20/2014 7:30 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR

KVCR'S Matt Guilhem has the first in a two part profile of the candidates running for the IE's 31st Congressional District.  In Part 1, we meet Paul Chabot, the Republican candidate.  Look for our Part 2 profile of Democrat Pete Aguilar on the air and on this web page tomorrow.


10/17/2014 6:00 AM | Amy Quinton | Public Radio Network

In Part 5 of "California Burning," Capitol Public Radio Network's Amy Quinton concludes our weeklong series with a look at the tough forest management policy choices that state officials would have to make in order to reduce the threat of mega-wildfires predicted for the state's future.


10/16/2014 8:30 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

Cinema Culturas, the Inland Empire Lation Film Festival, runs this weekend in Riverside, beginning with a big gala screening Friday, Oct. 17, at the Fox Performing Arts Center.  KVCR's Ken Vincent interviewed the Festival's director, and also spoke with diplomats from Mexico who came to the IE to support the festival.


10/16/2014 6:00 AM | Amy Quinton | KVCR

In Part 4 of Capitol Public Radio Network's series examining the increase in the number and intensity of wildifres in California, Amy Quinton takes a hike into a forest that has never had its fires suppressed, and looks at the difference in the forest's health and habitat.


10/15/2014 7:30 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester will be among the luminaries giving talks at the TEDxRiverside conference Thursday, Oct 16. In Part 1 of her interview with KVCR's Ken Vincent, we review Manchester's 40 year career and preview her 20th album, due out in February.  Also, be sure to listen to Part 2 of the interview with Manchester, also posted on this page.