PARENTS CONCERNED AFTER DISTRICT CLOSURE

Coachella Valley parents are concerned and under stress as schools and universities not only in the riverside county, but almost in the entire nation are being shut down. School parking lots will look empty as health officials announced that starting… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

New film, ‘Take Out Girl,’ shot…

Melissa Del Rosario was on a beach in southern France when she got a call from two people she barely knew. A short time later, she was on her way to making her first feature film and the two strangers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula Girl Scout’s project promotes early…

For Breanne Reed, being a Girl Scout is about giving back to the community. In pursuit of her Girl Scout Gold Award, the 16-year-old Temecula resident founded the Baby Read Project, which provides books for newborn patients in local hospitals.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

2 new coronavirus cases in Coachella…

Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in the Coachella Valley today, bringing the county total to 14. The announcement means there are now 12 residents — all in the Coachella Valley — receiving… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County schools ordered shut in…

Riverside County’s public health officer Friday afternoon, March 13, ordered all county schools closed to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Effective Monday, March 16, Dr. Cameron Kaiser’s order applies to all public and private schools, preschools, charter… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: UC Davis cancels cherished spring rite,…

University of California, Davis, officials announced on Saturday the school has canceled Picnic Day, the annual celebratory spring open house attended by 50,000-plus students, family and community members. The event had been set for April 18 this year. Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

STATE: El Dorado County closing all school…

All schools in El Dorado County will close for five days starting Monday in a coordinated attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus, according to an announcement by officials Saturday afternoon. Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

West Contra Costa Unified teachers take…

The teachers’ union in West Contra Costa Unified voted this week to approve an agreement with the school district that will save 185 jobs, as the district seeks to make millions of dollars in cuts to its annual budget. The… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Gov. Newsom assures school districts they’ll…

Gov. Gavin Newsom has given school districts some reassurance they have been waiting for: They will be paid for days they shut down to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. Newsom’s executive order late Friday, covering reimbursement for lost school… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: List: California colleges and universities that…

A growing number of colleges and universities across California are suspending in-person classes in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. EdSource is tracking the University of California and California State University campuses, as well as community… Read full article at EdSource