About John Plessel

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

Bring Your Own Cup Day continues at 7-Eleven today

For those — like me — who missed it on Friday, 7-Eleven’s Bring Your Own Cup Day continues today (August 19).

From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., bring any cup (caveats below) and fill it with Slurpee for just $1.50.

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Cultured Food Festival taking place this weekend in Cherry Valley

How cultured are you? More specifically, how cultured is your food?

If you’re a fermented food fan, you’ll want to attend the inaugural 123 Farm Cultured Food Festival this weekend at the Highland Springs Ranch & Inn, 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley.

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Weekly food truck events ending for this year

Food truck fans, you’ve got just two more opportunities this year for weekly food truck events here in the Inland Empire.

And they’re both at Fairplex in Pomona.

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How to score free fries and a drink at McDonald’s

Want to score a free medium fries and medium drink at McDonald’s?

It’s surprisingly easy.

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Haandi out, Grill 8 in in Rancho Cucamonga


Daily Bulletin columnist David Allen recently told me that the Rancho Cucamonga Indian restaurant Haandi had closed.

The news was a little surprising, since the restaurant was well-regarded, and even was voted the Inland Valley’s best Indian cuisine several years in a row.

In its place is Grill 8, which, according to its logo, specializes in beer, burgers and wings.

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Grand opening for I.V. Juice Bar in Rancho Cucamonga is tomorrow


A new juice bar has opened in Rancho Cucamonga.

I.V. Juice Bar opened this week at 8057 Vineyard Ave., Unit L1.

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Hang out with Louie-Bloo Raspberry and Strawberry Short Kook Saturday in Grand Terrace


If the names Sir Isaac Lime, Little Orphan Orange and Alexander the Grape mean anything to you, then you need to head to Grand Terrace on Saturday (July 29).

That’s because the Otter Pops Vibes Tour will be making its first Inland Empire stop from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Stater Bros. at 22201 Barton Road.

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