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You can now take a field…

Field trips are a big part of summer youth camps. Children visit amusement parks, the beach, maybe a museum. But a landfill? That’s where participants in Perris’ Junior Master Gardener program went last week. They weren’t picking through trash, but… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley’s ‘most vulnerable’ youths to…

Moreno Valley city and school officials will offer jobs for high school students with mild to moderate special needs, who are learning English or who come from low-income families. The Mayor’s Apprenticeship Program Promoting Employment Development — M.A.P.P.E.D — is… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New Arlington youth center will offer…

When triple-digit temperatures beat down this time next year, young people’s options will include coming to the Arlington Youth Innovation Center in Riverside to try their hand at youth-run television programs, robotics, aviation and computer programming. Those are among the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Agua Caliente, Palm Springs gives update…

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Tribal Council and Palm Springs City Council met Monday evening to update the public and one another on the downtown park, tribal cultural center and other projects each governmental body has in the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Eating disorders are ‘a bastard,’ and…

(Note: To protect the minors and their parents from identification and the potential scrutiny of their peers, their names in this story have been changed.) Presented with a serving of food, Kathy refers to the offering as a "Snake on… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Invasion of privacy, or powerful educational…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Reflecting a growing trend around the nation, thousands of students in all three valley school districts will be taking home district-owned Chromebooks this fall. Students will use the computers to complete their classroom assignments and perform… Read full article at KESQ News

Moreno Valley school trustee ‘pushed past’…

Police say a Moreno Valley school board member was arrested last month because he “pushed past” a senior citizen woman, entered her home without permission and caused $1,500 damage to a car parked out front. Those were some of the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula’s Joan Sparkman, 83, doesn’t know…

Getting together with Joan Sparkman isn’t easy. One day, she had a hospital board meeting, one of six local community groups with which she’s involved. The next morning she was filming an interview about the nearly 30-year history of the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto school leadership academy honored…

The San Jacinto Leadership Academy has been named to the Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year. The San Jacinto Unified School District program was launched in 2011. Retired Col. Francis Sick, who spent 28 years with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Paloma Valley soccer players receive championship…

One of the most historic seasons ever by a Menifee high school team was celebrated Friday when the Paloma Valley High School girls soccer players received their CIF-SS championship rings in a ceremony in the school theater. Principal Jennifer Thomasian… Read full article at Menifee 24/7