Lockdown at Rialto High lifted after…

Rialto High was placed on lockdown just after the final bell Tuesday, Dec. 4, after someone made a report of a man with a gun on campus that turned out to be unfounded, San Bernardino police said. The report was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

elementary student closely examines a plastic item in a classroom

These students are joining the fight…

A group of Palm Springs fourth graders has spent the school year studying and experimenting with different types of straws and packaging materials, looking for the best alternative to the plastics that continue to pollute the environment and harm animals.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NSF awards CSUSB nearly $1 million…

California State University, San Bernardino has received a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $1 million to increase the number of female and underrepresented minority faculty in its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) departments. The NSF grant, ADVANCE —… Read full article at Record Gazette

As the holidays near, residents donate…

It's the season for giving and dozens of residents are kicking it off by donating to local organizations that help those in need. News Channel 3's Lauren Coronado spent the evening at a couple of holiday charity events on the… Read full article at KESQ News

Riverside Unified settles sex abuse lawsuit…

The Riverside Unified School District has agreed to pay $6.2 million to settle a lawsuit against a technology aide accused of molesting three elementary school students, attorneys for the alleged victims announced Monday. Fernando Figueroa, who remains on unpaid administrative… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

The Indio Tamale Festival is dishing…

The 27th annual Indio Tamale Festival kicked off Saturday, drawing big crowds to a nationally recognized food festival that organizers estimate will attract more than 100,000 visitors. One of the city's signature events, this year's festival had a few changes,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Tramway tree lights up the Coachella…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- - Special celebrity guests Eric and Lindsey Bennett from HGTV's Desert Flippers kicked off this year's tree lighting celebration at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's Mountain Station. “We’re super honored to be lighting the tree up… Read full article at KESQ News

United Way of the Desert

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community, but that can’t continue without donations of money, more volunteers or advocacy by speaking out about changes that need to be made to improve… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Former Palm Springs teacher had ride…

When President George H.W. Bush visited the Coachella Valley in 1990 to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu, Palm Springs High School teacher Bob Andrade found himself with the opportunity of a lifetime: driving members of the Bush Cabinet… Read full article at The Desert Sun

California Desert Chorale “Friends in Song”…

Now in their 26th season, California Desert Chorale presented their annual “Friends in Song” Fall Fundraiser at the Kirkjan Family Hall of St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church in Rancho Mirage. Established in 2002, the California Desert Chorale Scholarship Program offers… Read full article at The Desert Sun