La Quinta emails: ‘Misinformation, misunderstanding and…

Emails released Wednesday by La Quinta revealed new details about why Coachella children giving a performance at a city library were told to remove the Mexican flag and other elements of their presentation — an incident that has stirred controversy.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

students finish Ballet Folklorico performance in library

Students celebrated Mexican heritage at a…

Students from Cesar Chavez Elementary in Coachella were ordered to remove depictions of Mexican culture from a performance in September about Mexican Independence Day at the La Quinta Public Library, a school official said. Superintendent Edwin Gomez sent a letter… Read full article at The Desert Sun

La Quinta Mayor denies any city…

La Quinta Mayor Linda Evans denied allegations from the Coachella Valley Unified School District on Tuesday, saying that no city official directed the revision of a Sept. 15 student presentation on Mexican history and culture at the La Quinta Public… Read full article at The Desert Sun

brightly painted bathroom stalls with "it's a beautiful day" and "Every Day is a Fresh Start"

Eastvale’s Roosevelt High launches kindness campaign…

There’s no bad place to spread kindness and optimism — including bathroom walls. That’s what organizers of a kindness campaign at Roosevelt High School in Eastvale determined. Roosevelt students, employees and parents gathered Saturday, Oct. 20, to decorate the doors… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Corona group’s event boosts education dreams…

A Corona group is continuing its efforts to find local support for education far away in Tanzania. The group, Pencils and Dreams, hosted an event called Circle of Friends for the Orkeeswa School in Monduli, Tanzania. The organization has been… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Valley View Alumni on Both World…

Valley View High School has only two retired jerseys hanging on the outfield fence, and both of those graduates are on a 2018 World Series team. Ryan Madson who graduated in 1998 is a pitcher for the Dodgers. Steven Wright,… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

After Friday melee, Indio-Desert Hot Springs…

A make-up football game between Indio and Desert Hot Springs high schools nearly came together Monday, after a melee during last Friday’s freshman/sophomore game between the schools, which led to the cancellation of the varsity game. Ultimately, though, the two… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Jeff Stone rails against Democrats for…

On a Friday afternoon in October, State Sen. Jeff Stone stopped by the Cliff House restaurant for a La Quinta Rotary Club meeting to provide a “Sacramento snapshot.” He started his speech relatively subdued, describing his tumultuous year in the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Ex-lawmaker Steve Clute gets probation in…

Former California Assemblyman Steve Clute has entered a guilty plea to felony aiding and abetting the negligent discharge of a firearm in a case filed after the 2016 suicide of his wife, UC Riverside math educator Pam Clute, court records… Read full article at source

students sit in front of sign for Shropshire Pavilion at Fairgrounds

5 PVHS seniors selected as 2019…

Five seniors from Palo Verde High School (PVHS) have officially been selected as the ambassadors for the 2019 Colorado River Fair. Announced Oct. 11 were Cassidee Johnson, Reece Lloyd, Gabriel Naranjo, Clay Pierce and Samantha Teater. Lloyd, Pierce and Teater… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times