• 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 […]

  • Officials ID Homicide Victim as Palm Springs Resident

    An 80-year-old man found dead on July 30 has since been identified as a Palm Springs resident, officials said Wednesday. Joseph Rajczi was found dead by police when responding to an unattended death report in the 1100 block of east Via Colusa in Palm Springs at around 8:30 p.m. that evening, according to the Riverside […]

  • 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 […]

  • A Coachella Wildland Fire Restarted Monday

    A wildland fire that burned last Saturday restarted Monday in Coachella. The non-injury blaze was reported near Vista Del Norte around 11:30 a.m. and was still burning by early afternoon, according to the Riverside County Fire department. Officials reported that six engines were dispatched around 11:40 a.m. and were in the process of containing the […]

  • Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Virus Discovered in La Quinta

    Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were discovered in La Quinta, officials announced Thursday. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near Avenue 52 and Jefferson Street, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. “It’s not worth the risk. It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to make you sick.” […]

  • Pedestrian Killed By Vehicle in Palm Springs

    A male pedestrian was killed Wednesday when a truck hit him in Palm Springs. The accident was reported at about 5:30 a.m. off of North Sunrise Way just south of East Vista Chino Drive, according to the Palm Springs Police Department. Police and fire personnel arrived on the scene within three minutes of the report […]

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