David Allen, Whittier Daily News

David Allen

Whittier Daily News

Ontario, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Pasadena Star News
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • SGV Tribune
  • The Sun
  • Daily Bulletin
Past:
  • L.A. Daily News
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • O.C. Register
  • Monterey Herald
  • Times-Standard

Recent articles by David:

Warehouses, industry to replace Montclair’s Mission Tiki Drive-In

Project was OK’d Dec. 19 with nobody objecting, columnist David Allen reports. One councilmember admits, “I know folks don’t want this.” → Read More

Mission Tiki Drive-In in Montclair closes for good after 67 years

Drive-in open since 1956 closed Sunday without fanfare, columnist David Allen writes. The property will be turned into an industrial park. → Read More

Cellar Door Books in Riverside must move after losing its lease

Indie bookstore must be out of Canyon Crest Towne Centre by March 31, columnist David Allen reports. Owner is scrambling for a new location. → Read More

Helen Tran keeps her cool in debut as mayor of San Bernardino

She apologizes for a couple of mix-ups and pushes through her choices for regional boards, columnist David Allen reports. Also, a speaker soberly decries local events of “a demonic nature.&#8… → Read More

In Riverside show, famed street photographer’s work gets to the point – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Luis Garza shot for La Raza in East L.A. during the heyday of the Chicano Movement. Now 80, he chats with columnist David Allen about his Riverside Art Museum retrospective. → Read More

5 rare drawings by Disney’s Carl Barks surface in Chino Hills

San Jacinto comic book artist whose work was read by millions of children gifted art to Whittier friend, who in turn passed them on to teenager 40 years ago, columnist David Allen writes. → Read More

Laemmle calls off sale of Claremont 5 theater but needs more moviegoers

In advance of an in-person appearance Saturday, theater president says he’ll give the struggling Claremont 5 one year to boost attendance, columnist David Allen reports. → Read More

When Rod Serling’s ‘Night Gallery’ visited Hesperia (and misspelled it) – San Bernardino Sun

A 1972 episode had several references to the high desert city, and two different spellings, columnist David Allen writes. → Read More

In Riverside, usually silent Harpo Marx had (honk!) a lot to say

In an utter rarity, Harpo spoke onstage to Riverside Symphony audiences in 1961 and 1964 during guest appearances, columnist and Marx Brothers fan David Allen reports. → Read More

Don’t bother him, he’s reading: a year in books

Columnist David Allen doesn’t watch TV. He reads books, last year finishing 80, published over four centuries. Someone else read 217. → Read More

Flowers, family, Shake Shack, ‘John Wick 4’: readers anticipate 2023 – San Bernardino Sun

Readers share with columnist David Allen more of what they’re looking forward to in 2023. → Read More

Travel, grandchildren and In-N-Out: readers share plans for 2023

Readers shared what they’re most looking forward to in 2023 with columnist David Allen, including vacation plans, children’s milestones and In-N-Out’s 75th anniversary. → Read More

Top 10 weird news stories from the Inland Empire in 2022

A fake nurse in Moreno Valley, secession talk in San Bernardino County and Elon Musk’s exit from a tunnel project in Ontario all made columnist David Allen’s annual weird news roundup. → Read More

Top 10 weird news stories from the Inland Empire in 2022

A fake nurse in Moreno Valley, secession talk in San Bernardino County and Elon Musk’s exit from a tunnel project in Ontario all made columnist David Allen’s annual weird news roundup. → Read More

Top 10 weird news stories from the Inland Empire in 2022

A fake nurse in Moreno Valley, secession talk in San Bernardino County and Elon Musk’s exit from a tunnel project in Ontario all made columnist David Allen’s annual weird news roundup. → Read More

Is ‘Don Quixote’ still relevant? San Bernardino councilman swears it is

Theodore Sanchez borrows columnist David Allen’s copy to use in place of a Bible during his swearing-in. Almost no one knew. → Read More

Riverside nears finish line for Civil Rights Walk grant funds

City expects to get $2.6 million to link statues, sites in local version of Boston’s Freedom Trail, columnist David Allen writes. → Read More

Riverside nears finish line for Civil Rights Walk grant funds

City expects to get $2.6 million to link statues, sites in local version of Boston’s Freedom Trail, columnist David Allen writes. → Read More

Jubilation in San Bernardino as Helen Tran is sworn in as mayor

Room is packed as city’s third female mayor takes oath of office, son in her arms. Columnist David Allen is there to chronicle the moment. → Read More

Sunday drive to LA takes in coffee, stairs, pizza, books

Others were watching the World Cup. Columnist David Allen was in LA to read his newspapers, go for a walk and feel grateful he wasn’t freezing somewhere. → Read More