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Hooked on dance since a freshman,…

As a freshman at West Valley High School in Hemet, Sergio Camacho tried to find his way. He didn’t expect a beginning dance class would be a life-changing experience. Now the senior is captain of the school’s dance team, has… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Menifee man accused of indecent exposure

A Menifee man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure on the morning of Wednesday, March 21 after authorities said he exposed himself to at least one child a few blocks from a middle school, according to Riverside County Sheriff’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Here’s the winner of Hemet-San Jacinto…

Justin Laskowski, a sophomore at Hemet High School, won the Lions Student Speaker Contest sponsored by the Hemet-San Jacinto Centennial Lions Club. The event was held Feb. 22 in the Ramona Room at the Miller-Jones Mortuary in Hemet. The topic… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mt. San Jacinto College buys two…

Mt. San Jacinto College’s footprint in Temecula is about to get much larger. Officials from the community college district announced Tuesday, March 20, that they had bought two, five-story office buildings near Margarita Road for more than $56 million. The… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

College of the Desert alumni grow…

Connecting today’s students with the jobs of tomorrow has always been the mission of College of the Desert (COD). And 60 years after its founding, the college sees 80% of its alumni stay or return to live and work in… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Desert Sands school security guard arrested…

A Desert Sands school security guard was arrested by Indio police on Tuesday and booked on harassment allegations involving a minor. A parent reported to the school that her daughter, who was attending Desert Ridge Academy, was on the receiving… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Vista del Lago Sending Odyssey of…

Outstanding creativity was on display for the 9 Moreno Valley Unified teams competing at the Odyssey of the Mind regional tournament. More than 100 teams competed in the tournament in San Bernardino on March 3. All of Moreno Valley’s teams… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

‘Deeper learning’ aimed to expand as…

Though Yvonne Armenta graduated from UC Berkeley last May, “I think I remember more actual content from high school than from college,” she said. “In college it was write it down, study the night before … take the test and… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Remembrance: Ron Bennett recalled as skilled…

Ron Bennett, the chief executive officer of Sacramento-based School Services of California, Inc., and mentor for many school executives during the two decades that he ran the state’s largest school district consulting firm, died on March 17. Bennett, 72, became… Read full article at EdSource