About John Plessel

John Plessel is Systems Editor for The Sun and has been blogging for the Los Angeles News Group since 2008.

Want to dine with KISS’ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley at the Corona Rock & Brews? Here’s how

gene-simmons-and-paul-stanleyRock & Brews co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley from KISS will make a special appearance next month at the recently-opened Corona location, and you can join them.

For $100, you can dine with the duo from 6 to 9 p.m. October 18. For an extra $100, you can enjoy unlimited drinks and a photo opportunity with the pair from 5 to 6 p.m.

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Norco Bob’s Big Boy celebrating 80 years with 80¢ burgers today

norco-big-boy-80-yearsEven though he’s 80 years old, Bob’s Big Boy doesn’t seem to have aged a day.

The Norco Bob’s Big Boy, 3521 Hamner Ave., is celebrating the chain’s 80th anniversary today (September 20) with 80¢ Big Boy burgers with the purchase of a beverage.

One offer per customer, please.

The deal begins at 11 a.m., and lasts until 10 p.m., or until they run out.

For more information, click here for the Facebook event page.

Food trucks again rolling to Rah Rah Redlands on Saturday

rah-rah-redlandsFor the last couple of years now, food trucks have been a part of Rah Rah Redlands, the University of Redlands’ celebration of the Bulldog football team’s first home game.

This year’s event, set for Saturday (September 17), is no exception.

Scheduled trucks for this year are:

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Share a Slurpee for free this week

slurpee-fiftee-bogoI guess when you turn 50, you can celebrate all year long.

That’s what 7-Eleven is doing for the ever-popular Slurpee.

This week, the ubiquitous convenience store is promoting Slurpee Fiftee with a buy-one-get-one free deal.

Through Sunday (September 18 25), you can pick up a Slurpee for yourself and get one free for your bestie. Or your frenemy. Or the homeless guy that hangs out in front of the store.

Your choice.

7-Eleven stores are located throughout the Inland Empire.

Southern California McDonald’s offering free breakfast for school kids tomorrow

free-mcdonalds-breakfast-2016Moms. dads, and legal guardians of all kinds: Set your alarm a little early tomorrow (September 13) and bring the schoolkids to McDonald’s for a free back-to-school breakfast.

Between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., students up to eighth grade can get a free breakfast sandwich, apple slices and low fat milk.

The offer is available at participating Southern California McDonald’s restaurants.

McDonald’s restaurants can be found throughout the Inland Empire.

For more information, click here.

Claremont Village Wine Walk returns Saturday

Sip. Snack. Repeat.

That’s the basic premise of the Claremont Village Wine Walk, which is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday (September 10).

Participants will wander between 40 Claremont Village businesses sipping wine and sampling food from about as many eateries and caterers, including Pine Haven Cafe and Catering, The Brick Deli, Euro Café, Bardot, Last Drop Cafe, The Whisper House, Pappas Artisanal, Nuno’s Bistro and Bar, The Corner Butcher Shop, I Like Pie Bakeshop, à la minute and many, many more.

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