IID approves controversial land deal near…

The Imperial Irrigation District board of directors voted this week to approve an option to sell 2,880 acres near Niland and Calipatria to a Moreno Valley-based developer for the construction of an “inland port.” The board postponed action on the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

‘The heart of the college’: COD…

College of the Desert students will have a library on campus for the first time in 25 years when the doors swing open Monday on a newly refurbished Hilb building. “We stripped it to its bare bones,” COD Superintendent/President Joel… Read full article at The Desert Sun

PVC Pirates fall to Copper Mt.…

The home team Palo Verde College (PVC) Pirates men’s basketball team fell to the visiting Copper Mountain College Fighting Cacti 87-71 on Jan. 15. Despite stellar play from Pirates’ standout Dennis Cross (14), the first half saw PVC with some… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Bighorn Cares Distributes Nearly $500,000 to…

At a recent dinner and check presentation ceremony, BIGHORN Golf Club Charities distributed more than $486,000 to 66 deserving Coachella Valley non-profit agencies through its BIGHORN Cares grants. During the evening, BIGHORN donors were able meet representatives from the non-profit… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

MSJC students sign Equity Pledge at…

Students, community members, faculty, staff and officials gathered at Mt. San Jacinto College on Tuesday to honor the life and work of one of the nation’s greatest leaders at its 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. More than… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

3 boys killed in Temescal Valley…

Three teenage boys were killed and three others injured in a late Sunday night crash in Temescal Valley south of Corona when a driver intentionally rammed their Toyota Prius, the California Highway Patrol said on Monday. The victims were remembered… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Spirit Run in Riverside to raise…

For the sixth time, the community will walk and run for Alvord schools. The Alvord Educational Foundation will host the 6th annual Spirit Run on Saturday, Feb. 1. More than 500 students, family members and community residents took part in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Perris paid off $14.3 million in…

Last fall, Perris did something many households would love to do: It eliminated a major outstanding debt. In October, the Perris City Council unanimously voted to pay off $14.3 million in unfunded pension debt, according to Finance Director Ernie Reyna.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Desert Hot Springs community gathers for…

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s mission was to end racism and promote equality for all through nonviolence. On Monday in Desert Hot Springs, dozens of community members participated in a Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March to honor… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Palm Springs ceremony honors Martin Luther…

The city of Palm Springs' Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration committee hosted their 34th annual ceremony on Sunday at the Church of St. Paul in the Desert to honor the civil rights activist and minister who was a leader… Read full article at The Desert Sun