• Three-Day Remembrance to Indio Marine Killed in Kabul Bombing Begins

    (CNS) – Dozens of people along with police cars and fire engines flashing their lights waited at the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station Thursday to pay their respects to U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez of Indio, one of 13 service members killed in last month’s bombing in Afghanistan. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department began a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Two People Killed in Palm Desert Crash ID’s

    (CNS) – The Riverside County coroner’s office Sunday named the two people who were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Palm Desert that also injured a third person. The crash was reported at 4:33 a.m. on Highway 111 at Fred Waring Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Gilberto Gomez, 52, of Indio and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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