Cathedral City High School band performs…

NEW YORK CITY - Earlier this week, Cathedral City High School's symphony band performed at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City. The band was one of the other schools from across the United States to perform in the… Read full article at KESQ News

American Documentary Film Festival opens with…

The 8th annual American Documentary Film Festival launched its seven-day run at the Palm Springs Cultural Center Friday without the stereotypical Hollywood hoopla. In the past, AmDocs has opened by honoring Hollywood personalities such as Oliver Stone, Peter Bogdanovich and… Read full article at The Desert Sun

College of the Desert Foundation presents…

Stepping Out for COD, the annual fundraiser for the College of the Desert Foundation, was an evening not soon to be forgotten. Legendary soul, R&B and pop singer Patti LaBelle rocked the stage of the McCallum Theatre with a night… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Lawmakers discuss the new Marlboro men,…

Before the election, I wrote a candidate profile based on time I spent shadowing state Sen. Jeff Stone, R-La Quinta, on an autumn Friday in the lead-up to the midterm election. I saw him chat with local politicians and business… Read full article at The Desert Sun

“Walking on Legos” event raises money…

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Children’s Services of the Desert hosted their second annual "Walking on Legos" event at La Quinta High School raising money for children with special needs. The event featured activities for kids of all ages including life-size… Read full article at KESQ News

young man looks at computer components on display under a banner for a high school computer science program

Career launcher of tech education, leaves…

In just under a decade, Culinary Arts program students in Beaumont have created countless food presentations for the Friday night football games, Rotary, senior citizen lunches and Career Technical Education showcases. The popular program has flourished under Ross Carter, who… Read full article at Record Gazette

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer joins Eduardo…

Tom Steyer, the billionaire philanthropist and Democratic Party donor, took a break from trying to impeach President Donald Trump on Friday to visit the eastern Coachella Valley and learn about the water quality issues plaguing the region's residents. Assemblyman Eduardo… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Cindy Zepeda smiles seated on gym floor

Four years ago, a freshman at Palm Springs High School named Cindy Zepeda told the wrestling coach, Jacob Custer, that she wanted to try wrestling. There was no girls' wrestling team, but she figured learning a few wrestling moves would… Read full article at The Desert Sun

students hold on tight during tug of war competition

Menifee’s Heritage High School stages games…

Students at Menifee’s Heritage High School battled it out Friday, March 29, in several Olympics-styled events. The athletic efforts were for a good cause — supporting the Menifee Valley Community Cupboard food pantry. To take part, students donated canned goods. Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Community mourns the loss of 8-year-old…

The blue ribbons wrapped around trees, posts and poles lining Temescal Canyon Road once symbolized the Corona community’s collective hope that young Noah McIntosh, 8, would find his way home. Now those same blue ribbons, Noah’s favorite color, represent loss… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise