Autistic woman sues county, Desert Sands…

A woman with autism who was arrested last year by Riverside County sheriff’s deputies after she left a transitional adult program at Summit High School in La Quinta has sued the county and the Desert Sands School District alleging false… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Inland Empire to mark 18th anniversary…

Moments of silence, speeches and service will commemorate the 18th anniversary of 9/11 across the Inland Empire. Solemn events to remember the terrorist attacks will range from a ceremony, hour of service and blood drive in Riverside to a memorial… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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San Jacinto, San Bernardino school districts…

Two Inland school districts are being praised for creating a positive climate for LGBT students. San Bernardino City Unified and San Jacinto Unified are among 130 California districts in Equality California’s Safe and Supportive Schools Report Card. Both were rated… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Teens to teach tech at the…

TEMECULA – Know anyone who gets frustrated with technology? The Heart of Temecula LEO Club is partnering with the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road, to offer free technology assistance at the library. The tech program begins… Read full article at The Valley News

The Community Foundation receives $1 million…

RIVERSIDE – The Community Foundation serving Riverside and San Bernardino counties announced a gift of $1 million through a bequest to the city of Lake Elsinore from former City Treasurer Carl Graves. Lake Elsinore established the Carl Graves Endowment Scholarship… Read full article at The Valley News

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West Valley High School’s Kindness Initiative…

HEMET – West Valley High School principal Shannyn Cahoon approached Amber Bohac, the coordinator for Building Assets, Reducing Risks, or BARR, and asked if she could provide an icebreaker to welcome staff to a new school year. Bohac decided to… Read full article at The Valley News

Honors for Riverside’s Norte Vista High…

Riverside’s Norte Vista High School has been recognized with a Career Choices silver medal for its education program promoting college and career readiness. As a Career Choices medal school, Norte Vista High School is among the top 5% of schools… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Students Saved from “Earn vs Learn”…

Fifty Moreno Valley College students are starting school this week with a much better chance of staying in school and graduating thanks to the MoVaLEARNS – Mayor’s Challenge initiative, which provides qualified students with a total $2,000 stipend for the… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Banning and school district hold out…

For now, moving ahead to build a joint-use compressed natural gas fueling station on property between the school district and the city of Banning are on hold, as both municipalities hold out for potential grants. “The focus on joint construction… Read full article at Record Gazette

Trump began dismantling DACA two years…

Zeke, a 23-year-old College of the Desert student, prefers to be busy. He spends the school day immersed in advanced math and science courses. After school, he plans upcoming meetings for the school’s Biology Club. Staying up late to study… Read full article at The Desert Sun