• Valedictorian Honored with Street Renaming at Desert Hot Springs High School

    [bc_video video_id=”6257256456001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] In the city of Desert Hot Springs, a frequently traveled intersection was renamed in honor of a local high school valedictorian. Pierson Boulevard at Cholla Drive will now be referred to as Leonardo Rochin Flores. During his academic career at […]

  • Trump awards posthumous Medal of Honor to World War II Army officer

    A battle that began 22 years ago ended at the White House on Tuesday when President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to a deceased Army intelligence officer from Kentucky for gallantry exhibited on the battlefield during World War II. Trump bestowed the nation’s highest military honor upon 1st Lt. Garlin M. Conner, who the […]

  • Three coaches killed in Parkland school shooting to receive ESPY awards

    The ESPYs are breaking tradition for this year’s Best Coach Award, awarding it posthumously to three Florida high school coaches who died shielding their students from gunfire. Family members of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School heroes Aaron Feis, Scott Beigel and Chris Hixon will receive the honor during the award show on July 18 in Los […]

  • WWII Veteran Honored At Palm Springs Air Museum

    [bc_video video_id=”5792641567001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] More than 70 years ago, World War II veteran Nick Heurta fought in the South Pacific. On his 91st birthday, Huerta was honored at the Palm Springs Air Museum where he was brought face to face with the same model airplane he used to serve his country. Navy Seaman First Class […]

  • Harrison Street Renamed to Honor Cesar Chavez

    [bc_video video_id=”5792595544001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] A main artery in Coachella, now renamed Cesar Chavez Street. It’s a recognition to keep his legacy alive. Coachella Mayor Steven Hernandez says, “Coachella has a fighter spirit and I think this monument, this reminds them of that can-do attitude.” Chavez was a civil rights leader […]

  • Cathedral City Renames Streets After Exceptional Students

    It’s an annual honor, Cathedral City is renaming two streets after outstanding high school seniors. The students are selected by faculty for academic excellence. At the intersection of Landau Blvd and McCalum Way is better known as the Stephanie Lopez-Duardo Street. “I’m really happy because I never thought that would happen, but yeah I’m really […]

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