Ramona High School band

RHS band seeking donations

The Ramona High School band has turned to the Fund Music Ed website to solicit $10,000 in donations for the program. “This year, band got a little bigger and more expensive,” said band director Brian Gallagher, who is in his… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Write of Your Life board

Writing program helps at-risk youth

Write of Your Life, an arts and writing program teaching self-expression and bringing awareness to social issues, recognized 37 youths for completing the program, which was created by Women Wonder Writers. The graduates, ages 13 to 18, met weekly in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet USD meeting

Hemet schools, workers dispute pay

Hemet school district employees, unhappy with an offer of a 4 percent salary increase, have taken to the microphone the past two weeks to ask the school board for more. They cite an improving economy, a fat bank account and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jordan Walker

Benefit set for injured Santiago High…

Rehabilitation has just begun for injured Santiago High School football player Jordan Walker, and the Corona community is continuing to rally behind him and his family with a fundraiser set for March 6. Jordan turned 17 on Feb. 5, —… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Callie Beitler

New principal of Tournament Hills Elementary…

Beaumont trustees Tuesday night selected Callie Beitler as the new principal of Tournament Hills Elementary School. Beitler succeeds Domenica Bernauer, who was principal at Tournament Hills for five years before her recent promotion as Student Services Coordinator for the district.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Great Oak HS students

Temecula Schools Recognized for Advanced Placement…

Temecula Valley Unified School District has been placed on the College Board’s “AP Honor Roll," the only area school district to do so. The distinction means the district is increasing access to AP classes while simultaneously increasing the percentage of… Read full article at Patch.com

Crowne Hill Elementary

Students quarantined after measles diagnosis

At least 10 students without complete immunization records have been sent home from a Temecula elementary school after another student was diagnosed with measles, a highly contagious and sometimes deadly respiratory disease. Barbara Cole, disease control director for the Riverside… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

accident scene

Lawsuit filed over runaway school bus

Relatives of the girl who was crushed by a runaway school bus at Box Springs Elementary in March 2013 have sued the bus driver, the school and the Moreno Valley Unified School District. The girl, Cynthia Gonzalez, was 5 at… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Elsinore High School

Two Elsinore Students Accused of Spray-Painting…

The sheriff's department announced this week that they've caught two students who recently caused more than $900 in damages to Elsinore High School via graffiti. According to Riverside County Sheriff's Sgt. Ken Chaffin, the two students— whose names, ages and… Read full article at Patch.com

Western Center Academy RC car racing club team

Hemet: Western Center team speeds to…

They are at the line waiting for the signal that will start the race. They have worked like a well-oiled machine to get their team to this point and they don’t intend to go home with less than a first-place… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise