Historic orchard aims for growth with inaugural market event

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It’s safe to say that after 100 years of successful harvesting in Rialto Adam’s Acres is deeply rooted in the community. In fact, it’s the last remaining orange grove in the city. The historic orchard has been sprouting seeds since 1907 and on Sunday, the century-old grove finally held it’s…

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NOS Brew Fest puts spotlight on local brewers

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Jonathan Hunt from Inland Empire Brewing Co. in Riverside serves up ales at the National Orange Show's inaugural Brew Fest.

It was bottoms up Saturday as hundreds quenched their thirst for icy cold craft beers at the National Orange Show’s first-ever Brew Fest. More than 25 local breweries, including some from the San Diego area, offered tastings of some of their specialty ales, bringing over 50 brews on tap for…

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El Super employees in Rialto rally in support of worker respect

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More than 100 rallied July 10 in front of El Super grocery store in Rialto demanding paid sick leave and respect for its workers.

El Super grocery store workers, union officials and their supporters staged a rally last week outside a Rialto store location in hopes of calling attention to issues the chain’s employees are struggling with–fair wages, sick leave and respect. The rally–a peaceful demonstration at the store located in the Five Point…

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RUSD director earns state honor

RUSD's Peggy Wheeler, right, and Kim Walker of Hesperia USD, at the 29th annual Home Economics Leadership and Management Conference. Wheeler earned state recognition.

Considered among several nominees, a Rialto Unified school administrator earned the state Career Technology Curriculum award. Peggy Wheeler, the director of Alternative Education/Adult Education and ROP, was honored as one of the outstanding administrators, exhibiting excellence in secondary Home Economics Careers and Technology Education in the state. She was recognized…

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