State budget includes money for UC…

Money to expand UC Riverside’s medical school and bring 25 judges to the Inland Empire is part of the new California budget approved Thursday, June 13, by lawmakers in Sacramento. The $215 billion spending plan for the fiscal year starting… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Menifee Boys & Girls Club Celebrates…

The U.S Census Bureau has found that nearly 50 percent of all non-profit organizations fail within the first five years of existence. In 2020, it is projected that the percentage of failures will raise even above that. Which is why… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Youth Grantmakers gather near balloons shaped into the number 10

Youth Grantmakers announce $60,050 in funding…

A Community Foundation program celebrated a decade of introducing youth to philanthropy, immersing them in the process of grant-making and giving them the power to be changemakers. At a June 9 ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the Youth Grantmakers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Valley school districts serving food all…

School's out, and while thousands of students in the Coachella Valley will surely enjoy sleeping-in and being out of the classroom, others see the summer as a time of hardship. For some students, school lunches are their only meals each… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Hemet High School commencement draws thousands…

The Ramona Bowl in Hemet was filled with hundreds of proud parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles with armfuls of flowers and gifts Friday, May 31, as the Hemet High School graduates took their seats wearing bright red caps and gowns.… Read full article at The Valley News

Morongo Charity Golf Tournament raises $100,000…

The Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon was a different kind of green on Monday, June 10, as hundreds of golfers putted through the casino’s 23rd annual Morongo Charity Golf Tournament. Money that the tournament raised — $100,000 — was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

educations hold crystal apple awards

Six Riverside teachers receive LDS Church’s…

Teachers from six Riverside high schools recently received Crystal Apple Awards, sponsored by the Riverside Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are Victor Johnson, River Springs Charter School; Calvin Lewis, Arlington High School; Daniel Cleary,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

City Offers Students Stipends

The City of Moreno Valley is partnering with Moreno Valley College to offer students a monthly stipend to help them stay in school. Starting this fall, “MoVaLEARNS – Mayor’s Challenge” will provide Moreno Valley College Career and Technical Education (CTE)… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

young woman speaks at outdoor graduation ceremony

For Glen View and 21st Century…

Glen View High School celebrated its commencement ceremony June 5 with the highest number of graduates — 91 — in the alternative education high school’s history. The 21st Century Learning Institute graduated 23 students that same evening inside the Don… Read full article at Record Gazette

Here’s where kids can get free…

Economics professors and sandwich shop owners can agree: There’s no such thing as a free lunch. But for teens and children in Riverside County, it’s real, and it’s here most of summer vacation. The annual Summer Meals Program, which gives… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise