This is a story of hard work, perseverance, dreaming big and believing in oneself. Desert Mirage senior Elizabeth Esteban knew she wanted to continue her education and had aspirations some would think are unattainable. However, Elizabeth continued to pursue her goal of attending post-secondary education and received incredible news of being accepted into Harvard College. […]
A community in Mecca is coming together, for education. Volunteers will be donating their time, starting in January, so that members of the community can be one step closer to getting their GED. However, this program is different from others in the Coachella Valley. This literacy program is geared to those who struggle reading or […]
Conchita Pozar carefully presses a threaded needle against a bright yellow piece of fabric. Every time the needle goes in and out, a family tradition is preserved through the craft of embroidering. “My great grandmother taught my grandmother, my grandmother taught my mother, my mother taught me, and I plan to teach my daughters too […]
Two mayoral candidates in two different Mexican towns have been killed in less than 24 hours, marking a total of at least 18 candidates killed so far in campaigns leading up to the July 1 elections. An independent mayoral candidate was gunned down in the conflict-ridden rural town of Aguililla in the western state of […]
First openly gay United Methodist bishop talks about Pride month: "It invites others, no matter who they are, to be more authentic"