• In-Person Back to School at Shadow Hills High School

    Desert Sands Unified School District welcomed thousands of students back on campus today after over a year of a half of distance learning. At Shadow Hills High School they made sure students felt welcomed and loved; by throwing a celebration. Student leaders, cheerleaders and the school band showcased their spirit, along with a grand tunnel […]

  • Desert Sands Students Return to Fully In-Person Instruction Emotions Run High at School Board Meeting

    Fully in-person instruction began Wednesday for the Desert Sands Unified School District, with students and faculty required to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. The school district welcomed back its nearly 27,000 students to newly adjusted COVID-19 protocols. Superintendent Scott Bailey stated in a letter Aug. 9 that the district will be following guidelines […]

  • Supervisors Approve Cannabis Dispensary in Thousand Palms

    The Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a cannabis retail outlet in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, the second dispensary in the area authorized by the board since June. The distribution facility is planned in an existing 7,734-square-foot building in the area of Adelaid and Front streets, according to the Riverside County Transportation & […]

  • Desert Sands Students Return To Fully In-Person Instruction Next Week

    Fully in-person instruction will begin next week for the Desert Sands Unified School District, with students and faculty required to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status, the district said in a letter posted on social media Tuesday. The school district will be welcoming back its nearly 27,000 students on Aug. 18 to newly adjusted […]

  • NBCares Silver Linings DSUSD Pre-K Enrollment

    Desert Sands Unified School District is now enrolling children into their TK/Pre-K program. The award-winning head start program is now believed to be important for our littlest residents as they begin their academic careers. Statistics show children who get a jumpstart on learning get ahead in experiencing to read and write and socialize. Dr. Jay […]

  • Bermuda Dunes man accused of possessing cache of weapons due in court

    A Bermuda Dunes man arrested with his father following the alleged discovery of a cache of high-powered weaponry, drugs and explosives at their home is scheduled to make his initial court appearance Wednesday at the Larson Justice Center in Indio. Collin Daniel Hackett was arrested on Dec. 30, 2020, with his father, 69-year-old John Terrill […]

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