STATE: Glendale Community College can now commemorate…

For years, while the Glendale Unified School District and other Jewel City public entities have observed Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day every April 24, Glendale Community College has remained open because of financial constraints. That’s about to change, however, as Gov.… Read full article at

STATE: Medical marijuana OK at K-12 schools…

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that paves the way for parents in some California school districts to bring medical cannabis to their students at K-12 campuses, breaking with former Gov. Jerry Brown, who had vetoed similar legislation last… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

“Boo 2 Bullying” presents to local…

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - Wednesday is National Stop Bullying Day and the month of October is National Bullying Prevention Month. One local nonprofit, "Boo 2 Bullying" is bringing an educational assembly to schools in the Coachella Valley. On Wednesday morning,… Read full article at KESQ News

‘Dream big’: Palm Springs group recommends…

A citizens group examining the future of the Palm Springs Public Library has recommended the historic structure remain at its current location and be renovated instead of moving to a new location. The group's findings were submitted in a draft… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Palm Springs Unified School District Chosen…

Palm Springs Unified School District has been selected to participate in a county initiative that will focus on early literacy among K-through-12 students, the district announced Thursday. The “Readership” initiative funded by California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s $1 million-Literacy Partnership… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

Murrieta Mesa High School welcomes American…

The president of the American Federation of Speedball Waleid Hanna recently connected with Murrieta Mesa High School as the sponsor of the school’s new Speedball Club. The sport of speedball is being introduced to America by Hanna as the U.S.… Read full article at The Valley News

Some at this Hemet school got…

The Little Lake Elementary School community is going to be saving a lot of money on shampoo the next few weeks. Nineteen students, teachers and parents on Wednesday, Oct. 9, donated 47 ponytails of hair to the nonprofit Hair We… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Construction worker dies in accident at…

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. — A 30-year-old construction worker died in a fall Wednesday afternoon at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley, authorities said. The ironworker was connecting beams on a 30-foot platform during construction of the school’s new Event… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Only half of California students meet…

Just over half of public school students who took the state’s standardized English language arts test performed at grade level, while only 4 in 10 are proficient in math, scores that represent a slow upward trend over the past four… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Blythe Elks donate sensory pad to…

As part of the Oct. 1 Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board of Trustees regular meeting, the Blythe Elks Lodge #1799 donated a sensory pad to the Palo Verde High School (PVHS) Special Education program. The interactive sensory item… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times