Bookshelf: A look at local history books

Bookshelf: A look at local history books

Recently, local historian Hal Durian’s weekly “Riverside Recollections” column spotlighted several local history books, including the very popular photo history books from Arcadia Publishing. The Arcadia series includes several topics, including Images of America, Postcard History Series, Then & Now, Black America Series, Images of Sports, and Campus History Series. Locally, several communities have been profiled in the Arcadia series,…

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Local malls holding their own

On the heels of the worst holiday shopping season since 1969, the nation’s retail landscape is likely headed for moderate changes as weak and battered retailers file for bankruptcy protection, close stores and/or shut down entirely. The transformation could see shoppers, both nationally and locally, greeted in the coming months with more than a few empty storefronts lining the halls…

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Out & About – 02/23/2008

Out & About – 02/23/2008

Trips to local malls this weekend brought evidence of renovation and change at two of the region’s largest shopping centers. First up, a quick stop at the Galleria at Tyler in Riverside saw the removal of the center’s original 1991 sign, itself a replacement for the 1970 sign*. With the recent additions to the mall of an AMC theater complex…

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Then & Now – Galleria at Tyler: Part Two

Then & Now – Galleria at Tyler: Part Two

Since its opening as the single-level Tyler Mall in 1970 and re-christening as the two-level Galleria at Tyler in 1991, Riverside’s primary shopping center remains one of Inland Southern California’s top retail destinations. Currently undergoing its third major expansion, the Galleria at Tyler has flourished as both the city and the Inland region have grown and prospered. Below is Part…

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Then & Now – Galleria at Tyler

Then & Now – Galleria at Tyler

Since its opening as the single-level Tyler Mall in 1970 and re-christening as the two-level Galleria at Tyler in 1991, Riverside’s primary shopping center remains one of Inland Southern California’s top retail destinations. Currently undergoing its third major expansion, the Galleria at Tyler has flourished as both the city and the Inland region have grown and prospered. Below is Part…

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