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  • Riverside County apartment blaze displaces residents
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:06:12 GMT
    The Riverside County Fire Department says 15 people were displaced by a fire that damaged an apartment building in Indio. The first engine company on the scene reported smoke visible at the back of the building and more units were dispatched....
  • Vanderbilt University Football Player Convicted Of Rape Faces Battery Charge In Riverside County
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:07:05 GMT
    INDIO - A former Vanderbilt University football player convicted in Tennessee of filming and raping an intoxicated student now faces a misdemeanor charge in Riverside County of roughing up a security guard at his brother's middle school. Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 21, is not expected to appear in court for Tuesday's pretrial hearing in Indio, where he faces a single misdemeanor count of battery against a school employee stemming from alleged Feb. 27, 2014 confrontation at Palm Desert Charter Mid...
  • Lyndon Johnson Elementary School receives grant to buy computers
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:26:10 GMT
    When students at Lyndon Johnson Elementary School in Indio sit down with their Google Chrome tablets - anything is possible. Previously, the school didn't have enough computers for every child, but computer literacy is essential....
  • Shingle Springs gun range foes post sound test on YouTube
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:25:27 GMT
    Neighbors opposing an outdoor gun range on tribal land along Highway 50 have posted video on YouTube demonstrating what they believe it would sound like. Shingle Springs gun range foes post sound test on YouTube Neighbors opposing an outdoor gun range on tribal land along Highway 50 have posted video on YouTube demonstrating what they believe it would sound like....
  • Will Parrish: Greenfield's Pomo Relics
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:29:07 GMT
    Systemic and widespread murder, land expropriation, forced sterilization, kidnapping and forced indoctrination of children via a residential school system that persisted for nearly a century, destruction of languages and outlawing of spiritual traditions, and commercialization and exploitation of ceremonies and healing practices, including by some of the people who labeled themselves "hippies" and appointed themselves as the vanguard of a "new age" - the genocide of indigenous people in what is ...
  • High School Sports: Scores and Schedules
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:08:17 GMT
    The Twentynine palms High School Wildcats track and field team faced off with the Shadow Hills Knights in a DeAnza league match up. Coach Ronda Morton said the boys fell by the unofficial score of 54-72....
  • Kamegai Cites Improved Power, To Be Shown TONIGHT Vs. Gomez
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:30:50 GMT
    Yoshihiro Yamegai engaged in a legit Fight of the Year candidate last summer, against Robert Guerrero, which is nice, but the 32-year-old boxer, born in Sapporo, Japan, admits he has much left to do in this sport to be able to call it a day, and be satisfied with his prizefighting tenure. The 25-2-1 righty takes a step in a direction, forward or backward, we won't know until this evening, when he gloves up against game vet Alfonso Gomez at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA, on a Golden Boy car...
  • Mission bells ring as Capistrano awaits swallows
    published on Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
    When: 11 a.m. Saturday. The Mercado Street Fair is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bulk of street closures will begin by 10 a.m. Where: Begins on El Camino Real at Ortega Highway and travels along Del Obispo Street to Camino Capistrano, then heads north toward Mission San Juan Capistrano....
  • Quigley, Lopes, Sandoval To Continue Busy Schedules
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:40:04 GMT
    Quigley scored a KO1 win on March 6, and he knows it's best to be a busy body, stay active, get more pro experience, and keep on building a growing fan-base. Thus, the 23-year-old Irishman, signed to Sheer Sports Management and Golden Boy Promotions, will glove up again on March 20th at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA....
  • Quigley, Sandoval, Lopes Poised To Impress
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:18:50 GMT
    Quigley scored a KO1 win on March 6, and he knows it's best to be a busy body, stay active, get more pro experience, and keep on building a growing fan-base. Thus, the 23-year-old Irishman, signed to Sheer Sports Management and Golden Boy Promotions, will glove up again on March 20th at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA....
  • Teach America's complicated history, warts and all
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:01:00 GMT
    To the editor: When history lessons fail to teach the harsh realities of life in the past and don't include the good, the bad and the ugly, that is "revisionist" history. What an absurd notion to think that high school Advanced Placement students should live in a bubble and not be exposed to everything that shaped our nation....
  • Why all the secrecy around Edmonton Folk Fest/Interstellar lineups?
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:28:19 GMT
    Being a parent is scary. The moment they put that squiggly bundle in your arms, you start to worry about keeping it safe forever....
  • Fix a Leak Week - March 16-22
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:31:08 GMT
    Every year, more than one trillion gallons of water go down the drain because of household leaks. Leaks may increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent....
  • Al Rosen dies at 91; baseball star was MVP and Executive of the Year
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:39:00 GMT
    Al Rosen played for the Cleveland Indians from 1947 to 1956, winning the American League MVP award in 1953. Al 'Flip' Rosen, the only person to win both MVP and Executive Year of the Year awards, dies at 91 Baseball slugger and front office executive Al "Flip" Rosen, the only person to win both the Most Valuable Player and Executive of the Year awards, died Friday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage....
  • Almaden Quicksilver Park, then and now in pictures
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:44:37 GMT
    Kitty Monahan piled some visitors into a huge, four-wheel drive van and headed up a steep, craggy road to an old mining tunnel at Almaden Quicksilver County Park. The bouncing got so bad Mary Robertson, who was sitting shotgun, almost bumped her head on the roof....
  • Gun range could ruin Shingle Springs
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:07:28 GMT
    Usually once or twice a week I have the privilege of driving my children to their elementary school. A very special school nestled in rolling green hills and under the shadows of century old oak trees....
  • Students plant native...
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 03:28:22 GMT
    MOre than 150 students at Calavera Hills Middle School planted a native garden near the track, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. - Nelvin C. Cepeda MOre than 150 students at Calavera Hills Middle School planted a native garden near the track, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service....
  • Police and fire training at Indio High School this week
    published on Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:20:46 GMT
    The Riverside County Fire Department and the Indio Police Department will be conducting training exercises at Indio High School in the evenings this week. The fire department will be having live fire exercises, setting these old classroom buildings on fire and putting them out....
  • 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....