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  • Insect mating behavior has lessons for drones
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT
    Male moths locate females by navigating along the latter's pheromone plume, often flying hundreds of meters to do so. Two strategies are involved to accomplish this: males must find the outer envelope of the pheromone plume, and then head upwind....
  • 2015 Alpha Omega Academy Graduate Wins National Scholarship
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 21:42:10 GMT
    Contact: Teri Elgersma, Alpha Omega Academy , 800-682-7391 ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, May 28, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- Jerin Hesseltine, a 2015 graduate of Alpha Omega Academy from Palm Desert, California, has been named a finalist for this year's National Honor Society Scholarship. Chosen from a pool of nearly 6,800 applicants, Hesseltine received a $1,000 college scholarship for her recognition as one of the top 200 National Honor Society members in the nation this school year....
  • Parents feel racial socialization may help minority children succeed in school
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT
    A child's ability to succeed academically is one of the strongest determinants of his or her future quality of life. In particular, it has been directly linked to overall longevity and several other critical health outcomes....
  • Olympic swimmers teach hundreds of valley kids to swim
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 21:05:17 GMT
    Hundreds of children from across the valley dove into the "Swim to Win" event Saturday at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Three-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines knows just how important it is to teach kids how to swim....
  • Aztecs move on, but tough results for other teams in Valley
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 05:39:48 GMT
    It was a tough day for many of the Coachella Valley's teams on the diamond. The CIF-SS first round opened in both baseball and softball, but only three teams were able to advance past the first round in Thursday action....
  • CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Offering Fast-Track Career and Technical Program
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 18:51:13 GMT
    California State University, San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus is accepting applications for the fall 2015 term for California Career and Technical Designated Subjects teaching credentials. The program is designed to prepare working or retired professionals for the California Career and Technical Designated Subjects teaching credential....
  • Parents, pediatricians disagree on vaccination bill
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 19:22:48 GMT
    Personal beliefs might not be enough to keep your child from getting vaccinated in California. Many in the medical community think mandated vaccines are what's best for public health, even though hoards of protesting parents disagree....
  • This day in history, May 18, 2015
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:00 GMT
    In 1896, the Supreme Court, in Plessy v. Ferguson, endorsed "separate but equal" racial segregation, a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v....
  • This day in history - Monday, May 18
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 11:56:09 GMT
    In 1896, the Supreme Court, in Plessy v. Ferguson, endorsed "separate but equal" racial segregation, a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v....
  • Today In History Monday, May 18
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 06:47:13 GMT
    Today is Monday, May 18, the 138th day of 2015. There are 227 days left in the year....
  • Foreigners Pinched Out of U.S. Housing Market
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 21:13:11 GMT
    The Regalia, a luxury condo on Miami Beach. For a Russian investor using rubles, the price of Miami real estate was twice as high in February as it was a year earlier....
  • Palm Desert Teen Wins Scholarship For Software Engineering Course
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 22:23:04 GMT
    Out of more than 3,000 applicants twenty-One Girls from across the country won scholarships to Flatiron School's Pre-College Academy. Amanda Southworth from Palm Desert, won a spot in the Flatiron School's Pre-College Academy to learn coding for two weeks this summer....
  • Coachella Valley Water District Approves Penalty to Encourage Water Conservation
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 18:10:55 GMT
    The drought penalty is designed to encourage conservation and pay for programs during the ongoing drought in Palm Desert and California. The Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors today approved drought penalties and additional water-use restrictions designed to encourage water conservation during the ongoing drought....
  • Georgia QB Hutson Mason, USC walk-on QB among 35 'try-outs' invited to Redskins rookie minicamp
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 14:33:49 GMT
    In the pecking order of NFL roster hopefuls, the hundreds of players granted tryouts during rookie minicamps each spring rank at the bottom, representing the longest of long shots for suiting up for the regular season. The Washington Redskins have invited 35 such tryout players to fill out their roster for the three-day rookie minicamp that gets under way Friday at Redskins Park....
  • 'Wisdom of the Grandmothers' film debuts on 360
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A new documentary, "The Wisdom of the Grandmothers," was aired for the first time on Mother's Day, May 10, on Alaska Public Television/360 North. The film was created over the past 10 years by Susan Stark Christianson, a former Juneau Empire reporter and a longtime Juneau businessperson....
  • Joseph Laughlin
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 11:46:41 GMT
    Joseph "Dr. J" Laughlin 76 of Coal City and Palm Desert, California passed away Friday May 8, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Born June 4, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio, Joseph was a son of the late Thomas J. and Marion Culberson-Laughlin....
  • Duane Rowe, 88, Palm Desert, Calif.
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 08:33:39 GMT
    He was born March 20, 1927 in Lodi, the son of Scott and Belle Rowe and graduated from Lodi High School in 1945. In 1952, he graduated from Ohio State University, where he earned his bachelor of science in education and was active in Ohio State Alumni....
  • Palm Desert's Concerts in the Park Attracts Family Homebuyers
    published on Thu, 07 May 2015 10:13:07 GMT
    Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has today announced that Palm Desert's Spring Concerts in the Park at the Civic Center Park Amphitheater will attract families in the market for new homes during the Summer school break thanks to the all-star music lineup and a wide variety of family focused events available all year long. Brad Schmett, Broker Associate with Luxury Homes by Keller Williams today announced that the Thursday evening free concerts featuring top name entertainment are ...
  • Hearing Postponed for Former Vanderbilt Football Player Facing Local Battery Charge
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 23:20:45 GMT
    A hearing was rescheduled today to June 24 for a former Vanderbilt University football player convicted in Tennessee of filming and raping an intoxicated student and still facing a misdemeanor charge in Riverside County for allegedly roughing up a security guard at his brother's middle school. It's unclear when or if prosecutors intend to bring Vandenburg back to Southern California, though a spokesman said previously that the Riverside County District Attorney's Office was proceeding with the l...
  • Student suspected of having measles in Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 15:30:49 GMT
    A student at George Washington Charter Elementary School in Palm Desert is suspected of having measles. The Riverside County Department of Public Health Disease Control sent a letter home to parents on Monday as a precaution....