Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Dozens of community members gathered outside Congressman Raul Ruiz’s office in Palm Desert, carrying signs and chanting ‘Si se puede’, and calling on the Congressman to deliver on immigration reform. “We’re here today to thank the Congressman for taking a lead role on immigration reform,” said Maribel Nunez, Executive Director of Coachella Valley Immigrant Dignity […]

  • DSUSD High School Teacher Dies of COVID-19 Complications

    The staff and students in the Shadow Hills Knights community are mourning the death of Christopher Trujillo, who worked as an English teacher at the high school and died of COVID-19 complications. Trujillo was apart of the Knights family for the past five years. In a message sent out by school administrators, Trujillo was described […]

  • Riverside County offers additional COVID-19 shot

    The Biden Administration is moving forward with plans to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots beginning the week of Sept. 20. However, the World Health Organization is calling for a pause on the shots until 2022 to give people around the world an opportunity to get their first dose. In Riverside County, health officials are continuing […]

  • COVID-19 Testing on the Rise in Riverside County

    COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Riverside County, and so do the number of people getting tested. Deputy Public Health Officer of Riverside County Dr. Shunling Tsang said the county has seen an increase that is 4x greater than previous months.  “Just a few months ago, we were down to a test rate of 100 […]

  • Parents Raise Concerns About Contact Tracing And Covid-19 Tracking

    It has been almost a full month since students have been back in the classroom and concerns about positive Covid-19 cases and how schools are tracking the cases has parents concerned. We spoke to a parent who says her son tested positive and his fellow classmates were not alerted about his test results. “Unfortunately they […]

  • Residents Experience Increasingly Long Wait Times at Valley Hospitals

    If you’ve noticed longer hospital wait times- you’re not alone. Palm Springs resident Mark O’Connor recalled his visit to Eisenhower Health on Tuesday. “I waited a total of 4 hours before I said this isn’t getting any better,” said O’Connor. “It was very busy.” More hospitals patients means longer wait times. Not just for hospitals- […]

  • Teens Struggle With Transition From Virtual to In-Person Learning

    Over a year ago, in-person learning was a completely normal experience. With the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual learning became the new normal. Now, students are finally heading back to the classroom after more than a year of learning and interacting with others through a computer screen, but some are finding it challenging to adjust back to another […]

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