student poses with his teacher and family

PVUSD names March 2019 Students of…

Two students — one elementary-level and one secondary-level — appreciated by faculty and staff for their good character and scholastic dedication were named March Students of the Month at the March 19 meeting of the Palo Verde Unified School District… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Investigation continues into hidden camera found…

MECCA, Calif. - School officials are speaking out after a hidden camera was found in a classroom at Saul Martinez elementary school in Mecca. “As soon as the administration was made aware of that, an active investigation began,” said Maria… Read full article at KESQ News

Coachella Valley Unified investigates secret camera…

The Coachella Valley Unified School District has launched an investigation after a teacher found a small hidden, surveillance camera in h elementary school classroom in Mecca. In a letter sent to CVUSD staff members on Friday, district Superintendent Edwin Gomez… Read full article at The Desert Sun

students in water preparing for rowing competition

Young rowers race on Lake Perris…

They’re not quite Olympians yet. Hundreds of young rowers got a taste of heated competition this weekend on Lake Perris, which is expected to be a venue for the 2028 U.S. Olympics rowing, canoe-kayak sprints. It was the second annual… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

young man begins a climb on a rock wall

Murrieta rock climber, 12, sets his…

When he was 7, Brenden Beauchamp went to a friend’s birthday party, where the featured activity was indoor rock climbing. While his friends were enjoying themselves, he was a little frustrated at not being able to scale the walls as… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Annaka Acevedo with community members

Read With Me Annual Volunteer Meeting…

Whoever said, “they get younger every day” was certainly right about Annaka Acevedo, a bright 5th grader from Las Palmitas Elementary in Thermal, who was the keynote speaker at Read With Me’s Annual Volunteer Meeting & Appreciation Luncheon at the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Norco College to salute Eastvale councilwoman,…

Norco College alumna Jocelyn Yow, an Eastvale city councilwoman, and Corona-Norco schools are being recognized by Norco College. The college’s Dinner with the President, A Family Affair is set for Thursday, April 18. The 5:30 p.m. event will be in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students exit school buses in mountain community

Wrecked by rain, closed Idyllwild roads…

It was bad enough when an epic Feb. 14 storm closed all roads into idyllic Idyllwild. Then residents of the Riverside County mountain village were told construction workers wouldn’t finish repairing two principal highways to the north and west until… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Springs Concert Association Concert by…

From its beginnings 61 years ago, the Palm Springs Community Concert Association (now called Palm Springs Concerts) has been closely associated with the piano. The non-profit that brings world-class performing artists to the desert communities was founded the same year… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Hemet High School student wins first…

James Crawford, a junior at Hemet High School, won the Lions Student Speakers Contest sponsored by the Hemet-San Jacinto Centennial Lions Club in February and went on to win the second level of the contest, held in March. This year’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise