Construction company grants Jurupa Valley teens’…

Jurupa Valley-based construction company Victor Concrete Inc. believes in giving back. In fact, it’s a part of the family-owned business’ code of ethics and values. So, when a devastating fire tore through the company’s office just as it was helping… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mt. San Jacinto College, Cal Baptist…

Mt. San Jacinto College and California Baptist University’s Online and Professional Studies program have reaffirmed a transfer agreement to allow students to save money on their education. The agreement means MSJC students who enroll in a minimum of 12 units… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Displeased with new contract, PSUSD teachers…

The Palm Springs Teachers Association reached a tentative agreement with the district after nearly a year and a half of contract negotiations. Some local teachers, however, were not pleased with neither the process nor the outcome. A fleet of teachers… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Free spring concert with Banning High…

Banning High School's new string orchestra joins the school's wind ensemble to provide the community with a free Spring Concert 2018 in the Banning High School's multipurpose room on Tuesday, May 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m., 100 W. Westward Ave. Read full article at Record Gazette

STATE: Newport Harbor High principal apologizes for…

Newport Harbor High School Principal Sean Boulton apologized during a school board meeting Tuesday to students, teachers, classified employees and families for a rat problem that he said has grown and jeopardized campus health and safety. "As a leader of… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Students interview community leaders, celebrities for…

A group of La Cañada Unified elementary school students recently took a turn at the mike, interviewing notable community figures for a class that teaches would-be entrepreneurs how to use podcasting to promote ideas and causes they care about. Sunday's… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: CalSTRS to pressure retailers to stop…

California's teachers' retirement system will pressure retail companies it is invested in to stop selling firearms and parts that are outlawed by the state — and would consider divestment from firms that refuse to make changes, a key panel decided… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: San Diego Unified Superintendent Seeks Charter…

Citing a report that contends the district loses $65.9 million a year in state funding due to students attending area charter schools, San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten called Tuesday for greater local control in the review of… Read full article at KPBS

STATE: Gubernatorial debate includes pledges for universal…

The Democratic candidates for governor of California reaffirmed their support for universal preschool during Tuesday’s gubernatorial debate in San Jose, pledging that they would work to make it a reality if elected. By contrast, their Republican counterparts opposed the idea… Read full article at EdSource