Mulch fire burns near 3 east…

THERMAL, Calif - A smoky, stinky mulch fire continued to burn Monday night at an east valley recycling facility causing air quality concerns for parents and students at 3 schools nearby. A plume of white smoke was seen billowing into… Read full article at KESQ News

Fight at Moreno Valley middle school…

A fight between two students at a Moreno Valley middle school sent one of the students to a hospital with serious injuries on Monday, Sept. 16. The altercation happened at Landmark Middle School at about 1 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Young eastern Coachella Valley Latinos document…

They shoot photos and video, record radio segments and write articles, essays and poems about the eastern Coachella Valley, eager to reclaim the mainstream narrative of their working-class, rural farming communities. They have reported on how the Salton Sea’s environmental… Read full article at The Desert Sun

VFW Auxiliary honors Girl Scouts for…

VFW Auxiliary Sun City/Menifee Post 1956 honored Girl Scout Troop 2421 at its Sept. 14 meeting for the troop’s Humanitarian Project directed at assisting the local homeless population. President Kathy Kellogg and her staff -- Vice Commander Margie Thomas, Secretary/Treasurer… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Dead rodents, roaches found in Moreno…

A health inspector found dead rodents and cockroaches at March Mountain High School in Moreno Valley on Friday, Sept. 13, and ordered the cafeteria to stop preparing food on site. The school will continue serving breakfast and lunch, but to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Santa Rosa Plateau closed indefinitely, after…

Visitors to two popular Riverside County recreation areas will have to get used to hiking through hundreds of acres of blackened, ashy landscape for a while in the wake of early September wildfires. And those who hike the Santa Rosa… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Best of Inland Empire 2019: Best…

1. Mt. San Jacinto College, Multiple locations Mt. San Jacinto College offers a range of academic programs that satisfy transfer requirements to four-year colleges and universities, as well as a variety of vocational and technical programs that focus on in-demand… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Tattoos are common in high school…

Cesar Torres wanted a tattoo, but he knew that he couldn’t get it in California. Even though he had his parents' permission, he was still just 15 years old. California remains among the many states that requires an individual to… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Freedom Writer Milestone Recognized

The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell released their Freedom Writers Diary 20th Anniversary Edition on September 4, 2019, at Vista Del Lago High School. “The first time we did this launch in 1999 we went to a bookstore and crammed… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Santa Rosa Academy challenges students to…

It’s not unique news to hear that Santa Rosa Academy has a community service requirement for all students intending to graduate and receive a diploma. Like all other high schools within the surrounding districts, high school students acquire community service… Read full article at Menifee 24/7