The area between Pamona and Beaumont and is usually referred to as the IE. The overall valley is a haven of cheap homes, which lures lower income families to migrate from Los Angeles to the heart of the IE (San Bernardino). San Bernardino has a reputation of being "ghetto" or "trashy" and has a high crime rate, which has spread to other cities in the IE.
I'm from Rialto, and trust me the Inland Empire is ghetto.
by Inland Empire May 14, 2015
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Attention LA and OC: Avoid the IE. This is no place for a worldly sophisticate such as yourself. You do not want to spend your weekends clogging our freeways with your exodus back to your rich white friends and Antarctic/Borneoan fusion cuisine. Not that the IE isn't entirely white - of course it is! People of other ethnicities don't move here to escape perceived racism and economic segregation in LA. That's not something that resulted in a major news story or anything like that...us folk is as lilypure as Ol' Alabammy. You can't find decent Mexican food here because Mexican immigrants and their descendants don't live here. Well, they do sometimes manage to sneak around our rabid dog patrols, but they aren't located in convenient enclaves where the nouveau riche descendants of Okies can slum it and brag about their courageous cultural enrichment in the barrio. In the IE, those people aren't just your ordinary neighbors...nope, because it's nothing but toothless peckerwoods around here. And boy, does it get HOT! Summer is hot, which is like totally weird and you can't be expected to suffer discomfort and where are you supposed to yogasurf?? And your friends can't call you in Riverslime because they keep dialing '909' and the call won't go through for some reason. So just turn your Land Rover around and keep spewing your pollutants in your own overpopulated backyard...all of your filth eventually gets blown here anyway.
"The Inland Empire housing market is rebounding, so slumlord leeches from LA and OC should look elsewhere in their quest to keep up with the Kardashians."
by rhonered April 15, 2013
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A bunch of piece of crap towns with nothing to do except go to wal-mart.
Don't ever move to San Bernardino.

If you want to live in California, move to San Diego or Orange County.
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Ok for all you fuckers that keep hating on the Inland Empire I.E. 909 whatever you wanna call it this is the real Empire

Collection of Cities each with its own personality, some are jus quite and safe cause of the amazing number of cops and snitches( Rancho Cucamonga) and others you can grow kush in your garage without anyone giving a fuck (Fontana/Rialto) Like any other places in America we got gangs hos wannabes and bitches.

If ya wanna go to IE set up base in one the quiet cities and jus hop from city to city would take you at most a half hour to get to the next
Ride the 66 all through the Inland Empire
by IE Nigga December 02, 2010
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a david lynch movie...about hookers, personality disorders, the devil, and as well it had abit about talking rabbits that scared the fuck out of me.
The talking rabbit ironing her clothes was so fucking creepy i pissed myself and crawled under my bed; thank you david lynch for never letting me down :) Yippi I Love Inland Empire...
by dreamkurn2001 August 31, 2010
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