Posts Tagged ‘food lab’

On May 3, 2017, a fire was reported in the Canyon Crest area between Canyon Hill Drive and Middle Creek Road.  From the initial Fire Department statement, it appears no injuries were reported.  Homes were threatened, but none damaged.  According to Riverside Fire Department Captain, Tyler Reynolds, the cause of the fire had not been determined at the time.

Who started this fire and was anyone arrested?  If an arrest was made by RPD, did the arrest filing go to District Attorney Mike Hestrin’s office for a determination of whether charges would be brought?  All good questions you might think the press might follow up on…or not (in the ole’ River City).  The following email came into TMC, and includes a response from former Press Enterprise reporter, Alicia Robinson, seemingly acknowledging the arrest of…gasp…everyone’s favorite City Manager’s, John Russo, son.  Kids these day!

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Did the Press Enterprise decline to pursue this juicy story because of the possible implications of naming the son of a high falutin city executive, who is allegedly now 18 years-old and an adult? Is this another in a long line of P.E. cover-ups, designed to provide the illusion that Riverside’s political “leadership” are the bestest people evah!?  Who paid the bill for the damage and the fire department services, the taxpayer or Russo?  We’ll let you draw your own conclusions…while we keep digging.

RIVERSIDE CITY MANAGER JOHN RUSSO SINGS, “ALL THE YOUNG DUDES…CARRY THE NEWS”

And what pray tell was the Press Enterprise using its precious ink for these days as opposed to reporting on potential arson?  Well, what could be more important than promoting City government’s Riverside Food Lab, next door to City government’s Fox Theater?  SIX separate stories now drumming up excitement about our government’s experiment into the eatery business.  Because when it comes to bringing home the bacon, the PE knows which way its bread is buttered.

JULY 14, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE’S FOOD LAB FILLS TWO SLOTS: PIZZA, CRAFT BEER

JULY 21, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: DESSERT WAFFLES JOIN THE LINEUP AT RIVERSIDE FOOD LAB

JULY 28, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: NEWEST RIVERSIDE FOOD TENANT WILL OFFER ACAI BOWLS, AGUAS FRESCAS, POPSICLES

AUGUST 4, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: NEXT AT RIVERSIDE FOOD LAB: LEBANESE FARE AND COLD-PRESSED JUICES

AUGUST 9, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: RIVERSIDE FOOD LAB BRINGS HOME THE BACON WITH LATEST TENANT

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017: PRESS ENTERPRISE: RIVERSIDE FOOD LAB WILL OFFER EARLY TASTES WITH POP-UP SHOP

But how did the community fare up in bringing their concerns and issues regarding the Food Lab?  Nothing to see here folks?

Listen to this video whereby community residents Kevin Dawson and Jason Hunter express their opinion to the 55 year lease agreement created by City Manager John Russo for the Food Lab.  Then it gets better… Russo responds.

PHIL PITCHFORD, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF RIVERSIDE, AND FORMER PRESS ENTERPRISE EMPLOYEE?

 

TMC, RATED RIVERSIDE’S REGIONAL COUNTIES MOST, “NEGATIVE,” “RAUNCHY,” “LOW CLASS,” “VISIONS OF GRANDEUR,” “FULL OF B.S.,” “REPREHENSIBLE,” “IGNORANT,” “MISGUIDED,” “BULLYISH,” “FILTHY,” “VILE,” “SICK,” “PERVERTED,” “DEFAMATORY,” “STUPID,” “PATHETIC,” “DESPICABLE,” “DISAPPOINTING,” “BELOW THE BELT,” “A NEW LOW,” “SHOCKING,” “OFFENSIVE,” “OBNOXIOUS,” “INAPPROPRIATE,” “HURTFUL,” “MEAN SPIRITED,” “DISTASTEFUL,” “EMBARRASSING,” HORIFFIC,” “SLANDEROUS” “FIT TO BE VIEWED FROM THE REAR” AND MEZZSPELLED, “MISSPELLED” AND “OPINIONATED” BLOG SITE!  YES WE ADMIT WE OUR ALL OF THAT AND MORE, WHICH IN CURRENT TERMS IS KNOWN AS “UNPOLITICALLY CORRECT.”  TEMPORARILY BLOCKED BY THE CITY OF RIVERSIDE AT PUBLIC ACCESS SITES WITHIN THE CITY, THEN UNBLOCKED.  I GUESS YOU CANNOT DO THAT ACCORDING TO THE ACLU.  RATED ONE TWO ONE STAR OUT OF FIVE IN TERMS OF COMMUNITY APPROVAL RATINGS..  … AGAIN, THANK YOU COMMUNITY OF RIVERSIDE AND THE CITY OF RIVERSIDE EMPLOYEE’S FOR YOUR SUPPORT!  CONTACT US:  thirtymilescorruption@hotmail.com