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Author Karl Marlantes, whose New York Times best-selling memoir, "What It Is Like To Go To War," is the subject of the Riverside Reads 2014 campaign, will speak at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium and Soldiers Memorial as part of Cal Humanities' statewide initiative War Comes Home.
The City of Riverside's Office of Economic Development is proud to support Shop Small Saturday with a series of events to help local small businesses prepare for the shopping event. To kick off Shop Small Month, the Office of Economic Development will be hosting a free presentation, "Debunking the Myths of Small Business," by author Michael Gerber, founder chairman and CEO of E-Myth Worldwide, in the City Council Chambers at City Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
Hundreds of Riverside residents recently celebrated Food Day, the nationwide celebration and movement toward healthy, affordable, sustainably produced food. Local individuals, groups, and institutions marked Food Day with educational activities and partnership building to advance Riverside's local food movement.
The first of three lectures in Riverside focusing on healthy, sustainable living will examine genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The lecture is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Cesar Chavez Community Center, 2060 University Avenue in Riverside.
The City of Riverside, which is dedicated to fostering a culture of health in area businesses by promoting health and wellness among employees, is hosting the Riverside Worksite Wellness Forum Nov. 6. The 8:30 a.m. event encouraging businesses to become a Fit-Friendly organization will be held in the Mayor's Ceremonial Room at City Hall, 3900 Main Street.
The City of Riverside was named the state’s Coolest California City Thursday by the California Air Resources Board in recognition of Riverside’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions during the past six months through the CoolCalifornia City Challenge.
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