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  • Read Across America Day celebrated at local schools
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:15:38 GMT
    Schools around the Coachella Valley celebrated "Read Across America Day" Monday inviting parents, police officers, firefighters and others to come to class and read books. Jason Fosselman's fourth graders at Indio's Carrillo Ranch Elementary School for Read Across America Day....
  • 'Blurred Lines' discrimination case begins
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:42:32 GMT
    'Blurred Lines' discrimination case begins Former Marshfield dance instructor claims she was improperly fired for halftime routine. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://mnhne.ws/1AxkE9k Lisa Joling of Indio, Calif....
  • Judge hears 'Blurred Lines' discrimination arguments
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:06:07 GMT
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. - A state Department of Workforce Development judge listened to more than six hours of testimony Monday in the gender discrimination case of a former Marshfield High School dance coach Judge hears 'Blurred Lines' discrimination arguments WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis....
  • Local science fair students advance to county level
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:21:40 GMT
    After hundreds of intensive projects were viewed at a local science fair, a group students from the Victor Valley will now go on to compete at the county level. Kristin Hernandez, public information officer for the Apple Valley Unified School District, said 15 students advanced to the RIMS Science Fair after competing in the 32nd Annual AVUSD Science Fair....
  • Artifacts highlight Lone Woman story
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:58:05 GMT
    For graduate archaeology student Tom Holm, an iconic children's story linked a cryptic chapter in California's past with a modern-day Indian tribe in San Diego County. A decision by the Navy last week validated a cultural connection between the historic Nicoleno Tribe of San Nicolas Island - the most remote of the Channel Islands - and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians....
  • Grant Helps Teen Girls In The Coachella Valley Receive Mentoring
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:01:22 GMT
    PHOTO: Catharine Reed, Senior Program Officer for the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation presents a $25,000 grant to the Ophelia Project including Susan Francis, Chief Executive Officer; organization board members including Bill Powers, Chairman, project mentors, participants from Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and members of the Desert Sands Unified School District.. The Ophelia Project has already supported the academic development and personal growth of 2,850 local teenage girls, but now ...
  • GW Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Agua Caliente Band Of Cahuilla Indians
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:05:00 GMT
    Newswise - WASHINGTON -The George Washington University announced today it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agua Caliente Band Of Cahuilla Indians to establish the Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship to provide funding for Native American students who are members of federally recognized California tribes to study, live and work in Washington, D.C., through GW's Native American Political Leadership Program . "We are very excited about this new and important partnership with the Agua Cal...
  • Making a case for Pope Francis to visit California
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:30:00 GMT
    The itinerary for your highly anticipated trip to the United States this September defies belief: You are only visiting the Northeast , and you're not coming to California. Holy Father, that's like visiting Italy without going near Rome....
  • Take a trek through history in Cajon Pass
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:13:02 GMT
    For 20 years, intrepid historian, author and teacher, Nick Cataldo, has been leading students on a quest to discover historical sites through the Cajon Pass. His one-day course, “Exploring the Cajon Pass: Gateway into the San Bernardino Valley,” is set for March 21. Students get to follow the footsteps of Jedediah Smith and Kit Carson, the Mormon Battalion, wagon trains - and an occasional horse thief....
  • How well-vaccinated is your child's school?
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:13:05 GMT
    The California Department of Public Health has a website where you can find out how well-vaccinated your son or daughter's child care, kindergarten, or middle school is. It's called shotsforschool.org ....
  • American Indian Author, Poet Reads from Newest Book
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:57:31 GMT
    Author, Poet and professor Deborah A. Miranda reads from her novel Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir. Alexander Payne / Daily Nexus American Indian author, poet and professor at Washington and Lee University Deborah A. Miranda gave a lecture Tuesday evening at the HSSB McCune Conference Room about her latest novel, Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir , which recounts California's colonial history from an American Indian perspective....
  • Witness says man accused in porn ring had child boyfriend
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:55:09 GMT
    A teen who stayed at the home of a licensed foster parent and Palm Springs Unified School District aide facing molestation and child pornography charges testified Tuesday that he saw the man fondle a developmentally disabled boy who slept in a locked bedroom with the defendant. The account came from the first witness to testify in the preliminary hearing for John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs, who is accused with two accomplices of molestation and producing child porn with boys he helpe...
  • Teen says porn-ring suspect treated boy as 'boyfriend'
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:37:00 GMT
    Graphic testimony is providing a window into the prosecutors' claims that a Desert Hot Springs, Calif. man participated in child pornography ring....
  • Lady Gaga's Mile-High Hair-and-Makeup Session and More Insider Gossip
    published on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:48:52 GMT
    On Feb. 12, the newly engaged pop star made herself at home in the business-class Mint section of a JetBlue flight from Los Angeles to New York. A fellow traveler tells Overheard that Gaga's adorable black French bulldog , adorned in what looked like a diamond necklace, visited passengers in nearby rows while two men stood guard near Gaga for the entire flight....
  • RivCo Man Accused in Child Porn Ring Case Denies Wrongdoing
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:08:00 GMT
    A licensed foster care provider who worked for the Palm Springs Unified School District vehemently denies any wrongdoing with underage boys and will ask a judge to lower his $1 million bail when he returns to court next week, his lawyer said Thursday. John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs is accused with two alleged accomplices of producing child pornography with boys they lured away from Riverside County parks, sometimes by offering to help them become child models....
  • 2 suspects accused in child porn ring appear in court
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:15:29 GMT
    A licensed foster care provider who worked for the Palm Springs Unified School District and an alleged accomplice appeared in an Indio courtroom Thursday, facing charges of producing child pornography with boys they lured away from Riverside County parks, sometimes by offering to help them become child models. John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs, and Erick Alan Monsivais, 29, of Los Angeles, each face multiple sex-related felonies....
  • Porn ring suspects face charges of luring boys from Riverside County parks
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:21:19 GMT
    A licensed foster care provider who worked for the Palm Springs Unified School District and an alleged accomplice are scheduled to appear in an Indio courtroom today, facing charges of producing child pornography with boys they lured away from Riverside County parks, sometimes by offering to help them become child models. John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs, and Erick Alan Monsivais, 29, of Los Angeles, each face multiple sex-related felonies....
  • DHS man among 3 arrested for sexual assaulting children, human trafficking
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:22:15 GMT
    A Special Education aid at Desert Hot Springs High School has been arrested along with two other men on multiple charges of human trafficking and child pornography, according to the Riverside County District Attorney's Office. According to officials, the suspects were mostly going to parks in Desert Hot Springs and approaching children by representing themselves as a fake modeling agency....
  • Indio cold case closing in on killer
    published on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:11:15 GMT
    Someone in the Coachella Valley has been getting away with the murder of Wendi Brant for nearly 17 years, but now an Indio detective says he's close to stopping them. While there were many leads, no one was ever arrested....
  • Become a Nature Volunteer
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:28:46 GMT
    Inspire kids to love science and nature! In the classroom, the Environmental Volunteers work with small groups of children and involve them in hands-on, discovery-based learning. Using our innovative teaching materials, we teach children about Bay Area environments....