Football takes backseat as Rancho Mirage,…

A football game was played Friday night at La Quinta High School, but in many ways it was so much more. The focus by both the visiting Rancho Mirage team and host Blackhawks was on hospitalized Rattlers linebacker Izrael "Izzy"… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Kamala Harris introduced a bill to…

US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced legislation this week intended to align the school day with the traditional workday to reduce the burden of childcare on working families. The Family Friendly Schools Act would extend the school… Read full article at KESQ News

Appleby Elementary celebrates Day of the…

On Nov. 1, Felix J. Appleby Elementary School parents, students and staff overtook the courtyard area to enjoy a very special fiesta known as Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead. As a uniquely distinguished Latin American holiday celebrated with… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Arrested suspect threatened to shoot students…

A man who pointed a handgun at students seated at a table in the Mt. San Jacinto College cafeteria threatened to shoot them before he walked away without firing a shot, authorities said. Gregory Abejon, 26, was in custody Thursday… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Carl Love: Teen’s big idea –…

When it comes to ideas, Nate Belliveau is your guy. There’s his game room, his smoothie shop and the tavern he hopes to run, though he doesn’t drink, because, well, he’s still in high school! Then there’s the Elsinore High… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Springs Unified School District Foundation…

The Foundation for the Palm Springs Unified School District has presented 12 grants totaling over $16,000 to district teachers to fund proposed projects and programs. The foundation began the Classroom Grant program in 2008 and has distributed over $260,000 for… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Suspect arrested at LAX after lockdown…

A suspect who reportedly pointed a handgun at students in a Mt. San Jacinto College cafeteria before fleeing campus Wednesday morning was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport as he attempted to flee the country, authorities said. Greg Abejon, 25,… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Palm Desert’s doubles teams rise to…

You never know at what point a high school tennis match is going to turn, but it became clear early in Wednesday’s CIF-SS Division 1 opening-round match between Palm Desert and Ayala that doubles was going to determine the winner.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Palm Springs Unified School District, tribe…

Part of the third-grade curriculum in the state of California asks students to “describe American Indian nations in their local region.” Typically students – including those in the Palm Springs Unified School District – receive this instruction via textbooks or… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Lawmaker wants $500 million to help…

A little over two months ago, Angel Huerta was working two jobs, attending UC Riverside full time, and didn’t know where he would find his next meal. “Often, I went two days without eating anything,” the 21-year-old senior said Wednesday,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise