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California Baptist University is not only Baptist administered, but has integrated religion as part of the classroom experience, with weekly chapels for students and faith learning in the classroom. Engineering, Nursing, Behavioral Science and Arts and Sciences are major fields of study at Cal Baptist.
From Citrus to Sprawl
Citrus was the basis of industry at Riverside for a long time, with the nearby Santa Ana River providing the fuel for the extensive citrus orchards in the area. However, industry is now extremely diversified in the city, which is the fourth largest in California.
Riverside enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with dry, hot summers and wet, mild winters. It is home to the Fox Theater, which first showed Gone With The Wind, the world's largest paper cup, and the historic Mission Inn, among other things!
California is one of the nation's least walkable states, and the Riverside area is no exception. It is known as a smog belt, most likely because even near the center of the city, the metro area ranks only 49 out of 100 for walkability. If you can walk a little over half a mile, you are within reach of hardware stores, grocery stores, bookshops and drug stores. Over a mile walk is needed to get to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, movie theaters and clothing stores.
Riverside Neighborhoods for Students
It will be easy to get the neighborhoods closest to Cal Baptist confused when you first encounter them, as they all sound surprisingly similar. Arlanza, Arlington and Arlington Heights are the closest neighborhoods to Cal Baptist. Of these Arlington is slightly more affordable.
However, if you are going to bring a car to Cal Baptist there is no need to limit yourself to the immediate vicinity of school. Try neighborhoods like La Sierra, Mira Loma, and Ormand.
Cool California Apartments For Rent
California rents are notoriously expensive - you may want to consider one or more roommates ... at least one of which can share a bedroom with you! There is little in the way of housing for less than $700 per month, and a budget of $900 or more is needed to give you a good choice of apartment complexes.
I Wish They All Could Be California Clubs - Nightlife and Dining in Riverside
However few places there are to sleep, there are plenty to stay up until all hours at! The Auld Dubliner and Shooters Sport and Grill are right next to school and provide good clean fun.
You also have easy access to some of the best reviewed restaurants in Riverside at Cal Baptist - Sushi Asahi and Seoul Restaurant and Tofu House are right next door and not to be missed.
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What's the weather like in Riverside?
In one word - hot! Riverside gets up to nearly a 100 during the summers which are also really dry. Winters see some rain especially during years where El Nino factors in, but it's what keeps everything green during all those months of heat too.
What areas of Riverside are safe for walking around at night?
Riverside is a middle class suburban neighborhood with a fairly low crime rate; Most neighborhoods are safe for walking around at night. Any of the neighborhoods close to the college campus are safe, including Canyon Crest and Box Springs, as well as the developments along Linden Street and Blaine Street. Some other notably safe areas in Riverside include Orange Crest (specifically the Mission Hills area), Lake Hills Reserve, Arlington Heights, Victoria, Hawarden Hills, and Mission Grove.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Riverside?
Many different types of job opportunities are available in Riverside. With a workforce that is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, Riverside is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. Most of Riverside's employed work in the following industries: manufacturing (13 percent), education (13 percent), retail (12 percent), healthcare (10 percent), construction (8 percent), accommodation (6 percent), other (5 percent), public service (5 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (4 percent), administration (4 percent), transportation (4 percent), wholesale (4 percent), finance (3 percent), information technology (3 percent), and real estate (2 percent). The top ten employers in Riverside are the University of California, Riverside, the County of Riverside, the Riverside Unified School District, the City of Riverside, Riverside Community College District, Alvord Unified School District, Riverside Community Hospital, The Press-Enterprise, Parkview Community Hospital, and Goodrich.
I'm looking for a safe area of Riverside for my son to get an apartment. He is attending CBU and would like it in that vicinity, if it safe. Any ideas?
As far as the safety is concerned, the safest place is around the campus because safety guards always patrol the campus. It means the farther you are from the campus, the more it is dangerous. So you should try to find an off campus housing that is near the university. Presidential Park and Ramona area will be good place to find a safety apartment.