Parents Speak Out About Man Arrested…

Two Palm Desert men were arrested for alleged crimes involving children, the sheriff’s department announced Tuesday. Deputies were alerted on Friday to an allegation of sexual abuse of a child that occurred in the 74000 block of Scholar Lane, Riverside… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

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Val Verde schools raise more than…

The March of Dimes got a big boost this year from Val Verde schools, which collected more than $61,000 — enough to become the nation’s top school district donor to the charity this year. The Perris-based Val Verde Unified School… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

City College High School Summer Conservatory…

Riverside City College Theatre Department’s Summer Conservatory will present the beloved Broadway gem, THE WIZ, featuring 75 students from schools throughout Riverside County. THE WIZ will be presented on Friday, July 19, at 7 pm and Saturday, July 20, at… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

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These students received scholarships from Riverside…

The Riverside Optimist Club recently awarded 18 scholarships totaling $42,000 to high school seniors from the Riverside Unified, Alvord Unified and Corona-Norco Unified school districts. The scholarship recipients were chosen from 112 applicants, according to a press release from the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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PVUSD honors 2 English instructors for…

At Palo Verde Unified School District’s (PVUSD) board meeting, held Tuesday, June 25, Tracie Kern, the director of curriculum and instruction, recognized two English language partners with plaques of recognition, bouquets of flowers and cards of appreciation. As the first… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Maya Singh

Corona student receives Zonta Young Women…

Maya Singh, a student at Centennial High School in Corona, is the recipient of the 2019 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award presented by the Zonta Club ofRiverside. Maya was chosen for the award because of her involvement… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed…

NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed made a stop at the Soboba Indian Reservation to launch his 30-day reading initiative known as Read with Reed 83. The program, rally and tour designed to promote literacy for underserved youth attracted about… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Maria Gandera

Coachella Valley Unified’s new superintendent sees…

Maria Gandera, a native of Southern California, said she struggled to convince her grandparents — immigrants from Mexico who raised her and wanted to keep the family close by — to allow her to attend Stanford University. Today, as the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Music teacher accused of having sex…

A former music teacher at Indio's Desert Ridge Academy was ordered on Tuesday to stand trial on charges he engaged in sex acts with one of his underage female students. Ruben Jesse Flores, 31, of Indio, is accused of having… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Temecula school board member quits amid…

A Temecula school board member has stepped down after serving fewer than seven months to avoid a conflict of interest involving his wife, a school counselor for the district he helped oversee. Adam Skumawitz, a former professional soccer player who… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise