Riverside’s Little Free Pantry Program Finalist Neighborhoods USA 2021 Conference FT Worth, TX
One more reason Riverside is the City of Our Dreams. One of us is going to come up with another good idea. What’s yours gonna be?
California Redistricting Basics
Community Garden Plots
Crest is starting a small community garden and is hoping to make a few plots available to interested neighbors. If you know of anyone who might be interested, feel free to connect with Pastor John Dixon. email@example.com 951-776-6140
Should have the first gardening day in a month or so.
Mayor’s Big Tent Tour Coming To All Neighborhoods
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Spoiler Alert!!! UNA is the last stop.
|Saturday, May 14, 2022||9:30-11am||RUSD STEM Academy
4466 Mt Vernon Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
Northside Heritage Meadows Project Launch Brings Out 200 +
It’s official! Project planning is underway. In addition to growing food and developing an urban forestry program, research will be done on crop production with vs without solar panels present in the field. Potentially groundbreaking research for competing land uses.
Stay tuned. Get involved. Go here for more info: https://riversidefoods.org/
Trujilo Adopbe Most Endangered in 2021 According to National Trust for Historic Preservation
Constructed in 1862 by the Trujillo (pronounced true-HEE-yo) family, and today the oldest known building in Riverside, the Trujillo Adobe tells the story of migration and settlement in inland southern California.
Lorenzo Trujillo, who originally settled in the area when it was still part of Mexico, was a Genízaro—one of many Native Americans who were captured, sometimes held in slavery, sometimes baptized and raised by Spanish colonists.
Trujillo led many expeditions as a scout across the Old Spanish Trail, enabling immigrants to settle inland California, and his home became the beating heart of a community known as La Placita de los Trujillos, Spanish Town, and Agua Mansa.
The Adobe is now deteriorated and fragile, protected only by a wooden structure (also in need of repair) that hides the Adobe from view.
Local advocates hope to transform the Adobe into a cultural and educational site to recognize and take pride in the multiple cultures that shaped and continue to define the region.