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A Taste of Riverside, California

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT RIVERSIDE?

  1. Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, and the county seat of the eponymous county. As of the 2010 Census, Riverside had a population of 303,871.

  2. Named for its location beside the Santa Ana River, it is the largest city in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area of Southern California, 4th largest inland California city after Fresno, Sacramento, and Bakersfield, and is located approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

  3. The Riverside area is referred to as a "smog belt" because of its above-average level of air pollution. In a comparison by the National Campaign Against Dirty Air Power (2003), the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area was found to be one of the most polluted regions based on year-round particle measurements when compared to other U.S. cities.

  4. Riverside is home to the University of California, Riverside. The UCR Botanical Gardens contains 40 acres of unusual plants, with four miles of walking trails. The city prides itself on its historic connection to the navel orange, which was introduced to North America from Brazil by the first settlers to Riverside in 1873. Riverside is home to the one surviving Parent Navel Orange Tree, from which all American West Coast navel orange trees are descended.

  5. The Riverside Festival of Lights centers around the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, in the downtown area. Decoration of the Inn begins in October and a lighting ceremony that includes notable speakers, fireworks, and live musicians takes place the day after Thanksgiving Day. The Inn puts up more than three million lights and hundreds of animated characters. The festival runs through New Years. At the festival, carolers, horse drawn carriage rides, and ice skating all color the event. Restaurants, cafes, and community groups all contribute to the festival which covers several city blocks in the downtown Riverside area.

  6. The median income for a household in the city is $41,646, and the median income for a family is $47,254.

Radio Stations:
KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA - Riverside Variety
KLRD 90.1 FM Yucaipa, CA Christian Contemporary
KDEY 93.5 FM Ontario, CA Hip Hop
KTWV 94.7 FM Los Angeles, CA Smooth Jazz
KAMP 97.1 FM Los Angeles, CA Top-40
KGGI 99.1 FM Riverside, CA Top-40
KRTH 101.1 FM Los Angeles, CA Classic Hits
KIIS 102.7 FM Los Angeles, CA Top-40
KQIE 104.7 FM Redlands, CA Top-40
KPWR 105.9 FM Los Angeles, CA Hip Hop
KTIE 590 AM San Bernardino, CA Talk
KLAA 830 AM Orange, CA Sports
KCAA 1050 AM Loma Linda, CA News/Talk

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Demographics of Riverside, California

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

56.5%

7.0%

1.1%

7.4%

49.0%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Riverside, California


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black Hair Specialists -  Category: Hair Salons -   3744 Sunnyside Dr Riverside, CA 92506 (951) 683-4118

  2. Black Hair Stylist - Sharone -  Category: Hair Salons -   La Sierra, Riverside, CA (562) 225-5629   - (visit website)

  3. Elite Salon & Spa -  Category: Hair Salons -   19069 Van Buren Blvd Ste 109 Riverside, CA 92508 (951) 776-2590   - (reviews)

  4. Heavenly Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   1015 e. Alessandro Blvd #160, Riverside, CA 92508 (951) 200-4625  - (visit website)

  5. Javiers Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   3853 Jurupa Ave Riverside, CA 92506 (951) 782-0669   - (reviews)

  6. Lavish Hair Salon & Day Spa -  Category: Hair Salons -   473 Alessandro Blvd Ste B Riverside, CA 92508 (951) 780-6008   - (reviews)

  7. Natural Hair Expressions -  Category: Hair Salons -   3679 Arlington Ave # D, Riverside, CA 92506 (951) 784-0292

  8. Victoria Beauty Supply and Hair Salon -  Category: Beauty Supply/Hair Salons -   9295 Magnolia Ave, #106, Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 977-9889

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Adriene's Figurines and Collectibles -  Category: Gifts -  Collection of modern African American Figurines and Historical Collectible Cookie Jars.   3700 Main St./ Mission Galleria Riverside, CA (951) 276-8000  - (visit website)

  2. Black Voice News -  Category: African American Newspaper -   Post Office Box 1581, Riverside, CA, 92502 (714) 682-6070

  3. Eugene Albright, Jr. MD -  Category: Obstetrics & Gynecology -   4000 14th Street #314 Riverside, CA, 92501 (909) 781-7140

  4. Hampton Gaskins MD -  Category: Orthopedic Surgery -   2671 Iowa Avenue Riverside, CA, 92057 (909) 784-0444

  5. Inland Empire Ski & Sports -  Category: Sporting -   P.O. Box 51261, Riverside, CA, 92507  - (visit website)

  6. Kenneth Dozier MD -  Category: Obstetrics & Gynecology -   7160 Brockton Avenue Riverside, CA, 92506 (909) 782-3844

  7. Metropolitan Mortuary Jurupa Valley -  Category: Mortuary -   Shun Newbern, MS, CFSP, 2940 Rubidoux Blvd. Riverside, CA 92509 (951) 683-5400  - (visit website)

  8. Reuel Gaskins MD -  Category: Surgery -   2671 Iowa Avenue Riverside, CA, 92057 (909) 784-0444

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Flo's Farmhouse Cafe -  Category: Soul Food, Southern -  35620 Van Buren Blvd Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 352-2690

  2. Gram's Mission Barbeque Palace -  Category: Soul Food, Barbeque -  3527 Main St Riverside, CA 92501 (951) 782-8219   - (reviews)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Wale Interview May 2009 UC Riverside, California

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The Riversider
Recorded History of African Americans
in Riverside, CA
Riversider.org








CHURCHES



  1. Allen Chapel AME Church -  4009 Locust Street, Riverside, CA 92501 (951) 686-9406

  2. Amos Temple CME Church -  Amos Temple is a civic-minded, loving church where worship services are energetic and sermons are relevant.  17925 Iris Avenue, Riverside, CA (951) 789-8720   - (visit website)

  3. Life Church Of God In Christ -  3349 Rubidoux Blvd., Riverside, CA 92509 (951) 684-5433   - (visit website)

  4. New St James Cogic -  3385 Chicago Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 (951) 786-0838  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Sevilla Nightclub -  Category: Nightclub -   3254 Mission Inn Ave Riverside, CA 92507 (951) 778-0611  - (reviews)

  2. The Gourmet Detective -  Category: Dining/Comedy Club -   3663 Main Street #200, Riverside, CA 92501 (866) 992-5424

  3. VIP Nightclub -  Category: Nightclub -   3673 Merrill Avenue Riverside, CA (951) 784-2370

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