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Indio High School briefly placed on lockdown  KESQ

Indio High School was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday according to Mary Perry, spokesperson for Desert Sands Unified School District.

Indio High School lockdown lifted  KESQ

Indio High School has been placed on lockdown, according to Mary Perry, spokesperson for Desert Sands Unified School District.

Indio High School Student Tests Positive for Active Tuberculosis  NBC Southern California

A student at Shadow Hills High School in Indio has tested positive for active tuberculosis, health officials said today.

Indio High School disciplines students involved in football fight  KESQ

Following an investigation, Indio High School disciplines students involved in the fight with Desert Hot Springs players during the freshman football game.

Lockdown lifted at Indio High School following confrontation near campus  KESQ

Indio High School is on lockdown following a confrontation near the campus.

At least 20 students to be disciplined for Indio-DHS football game fight  KESQ

INDIO, Calif.- - 20-22 students who played in the freshmen football game between Indio High School and Desert Hot Springs High School will be disciplined for ...

1 dead following double shooting in Indio  The Desert Sun

The shooting took place around 8 p.m. about a mile south of Interstate 10. Two males were shot, one died at an area hospital.

Indio High School students confuse Imperial threat for local  KESQ

Campus security is a major concern following last week's mass shooting at a high school in Florida. On Wednesday, tensions at Indio High School were even ...

First responders hold 2nd active shooter drill at Indio High School in a week  KESQ

The Indio Police Department and Calfire are holding an active shooter training drill all day Thursday at Indio High School. It is a training exercise.

It took 8 years, but Indio High School debuts 'beautiful' renovated campus  The Desert Sun

When Bill Sachs and his wife Kay walked onto the newly rebuilt Indio High School campus Friday afternoon, the first words out of his mouth were "Wow, who ...

Cal Fire contains fire near Indio High School, no injuries reported  KESQ

The fire was reported at 12:26 p.m. on the 81-000 block of Highway 111 in Indio. Students at Indio High School have been evacuated to the football field.

Valley school districts serving food all summer for kids in need. There are new locations for dinner  The Desert Sun

To make sure students are able to enjoy the summer on full bellies, the valley's three school districts are using federal funding to provide meals.

Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert vs. La Quinta, CV vs. Indio  The Desert Sun

It's Rivalry Week for Week 9, and games include Coachella Valley at Indio and La Quinta at Palm Desert.

CIF basketball playoff brackets out: Indio happy with league title, hungry for 'added toppings'  The Desert Sun

Indio High School senior point guard Isaiah Riley said he wasn't really following the Rajahs' basketball team the last time they won a league title. "I was in ...

District issues statement relating to fire-related evacuation of Indio High School  KESQ

Mary Perry, the Public Information Officer for Desert Sands Unified School District, issued a statement to address concerns about IHS's fire evacuation.

Calif. high schools' varsity game cancelled after brawl at freshman game  USA TODAY High School Sports

The senior night football game between the Indio (Palm Desert, Calif.) and Desert Hot Springs (Calif). high school varsity teams was cancelled after a brawl took ...

Indio High School hires familiar face as next head football coach  The Desert Sun

Scott Gilbert left his post as the head football coach at Desert Christian Academy last year not knowing when he'd have a shot to again be a varsity head coach ...

Two DSUSD teachers take top honors for Riverside County  KESQ

Two Coachella Valley teachers took top honors, and were named as among the four "Teachers of the Year" for Riverside County in 2020.

Orange County-based federal agents part of Indio shooting, police say  The Desert Sun

A portion of Indio Boulevard was closed off late Friday while authorities investigated an officer-involved shooting that happened at the Best Western Date Tree ...

Indio police exchange gunfire with man in Bermuda Dunes, suspect identified  The Desert Sun

No one was hurt in a shooting involving the Indio Police Department that occurred Friday evening at the MiraBella Apartments in Bermuda Dunes, police said.

Alexis Legan pulls off desert rarity, Palm Desert hoops star nabs Division I scholarship  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert basketball player goes to Division I Long Beach State; 12 others pick their colleges.

Hazmat crew responds to John Glenn Middle School due to stink bomb  KESQ

INDIO, Calif.- - A hazmat crew has responded to John Glenn Middle School in Indio due to stink bomb being set off before 10:00 a.m. this morning according to ...

Indio community rallies around Mayor's Cup game, but it's not yet a true rivalry  The Desert Sun

Indio and Shadow Hills are sparking up a new rivalry in the desert, but the football needs to be more competitive to add legitimacy.

Indio High School student, 15, killed in I-10 crash  The Desert Sun

Grief counselors were on hand at the school Thursday, a district spokeswoman said.

Suspect in Indio hotel robbery shot by ATF agents after failing to drop his weapon, police say  The Desert Sun

A Corona man was shot by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents last week after he failed to drop his weapon, which was later ...

2 students arrested after gun reported at Indio HS  KESQ

Indio police are investigating a report of a gun on campus at Indio High School Thursday morning.

Inside Desert Politics: Lawmakers discuss the new Marlboro men, high school-aged vapers  The Desert Sun

Hi, subscribers! Desert Sun political reporter Sam Metz, here. I'm subbing in for your regular Inside Desert Politics host Marie McCain, who returns next week.

Indio principal took school from 'scary' to top ranking  The Desert Sun

As Indio High School Principal Rudy Ramirez gets ready to retire, he looks back at 24 years at the school.

Horse in parade at Indio fair dies in front of families, police say  The Desert Sun

Police vehicles and screens were placed around the scene "out of respect for the horse and the public," a spokesman said.

Indio high school girls breaking barriers on football field  KESQ

For three seasons it's been Martin White in charge of the football sidelines at Indio High School and when fall turns to winter he's leading the Rajahs' girls ...

Yucca wrestling pins the competition | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School wrestling teams had an eventful seven days, traveling to Banning High School Nov. 30 and hosting Indio ...

The new Indio elementary school named after former Indian Wells mayor  The Desert Sun

An elementary school set to open in north Indio next fall will be named after Indian Wells' former Mayor Richard Oliphant, a local developer and philanthropist.

Becky Baker, beloved Indio High track coach, dies  The Desert Sun

My heart breaks as the valley loses a great coach, friend, mentor, and teacher.

Phase-1 of $100M project complete at Indio High School  KESQ

Students returned to Indio High School after winter break to a very different campus. News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2's Samantha Cortese has your first look at ...

Authorities wrap up investigation, fill in holes they dug in yard of Indio house  The Desert Sun

Authorities dug up the backyard of a small house in Indio; drug- and body-sniffing dogs helped. They left empty-handed after filling in the holes.

Top graduating students from 61 Riverside County Public High Schools honored at Student Academic Awards  Valley News

RIVERSIDE – With a collective GPA of 4.57, 147 students from the class of 2019 at every comprehensive high school in Riverside County were honored.

Copper thefts force Shadow Hills High School's baseball team to reschedule games  KESQ

Baseball players were left fighting for sunlight after copper was stolen from the Shadow Hills High School stadium lights last Wednesday.

Desert Sands employees revisit school days as students  The Desert Sun

In honor of the district's 50th anniversary this year, former students reveal why they joined Desert Sands as employees.

Holiday hangover doesn't stop Rattlers from grabbing tournament opening victory  The Desert Sun

As one might expect, Rancho Mirage was not its sharpest on day after Christmas, but still earned an easy tourney win.

Desert Sands Unified School District releases graduation schedule  KESQ

Graduation season has arrived and Desert Sands Unified School District has released its graduation dates.

Indio charter school to open in August  The Desert Sun

Desert families will soon have a new elementary education option in Indio where a charter school has been approved to open in August.

Security drills planned for Desert Sands Unified School District  KESQ

Desert Sands Unified School District spokeswoman Mary Perry has announced that two district schools will be conducting security drills this week.

Indio runner striving for top marks in school history  The Desert Sun

Indio distance runner Mario Salazar appears to be the clear-cut top dog at this point in the season in the 1600 meters, but Brandon Mondragon (with a ...

Student Athlete of the Week - Ricardo Amavizca  KESQ

The Indio Rajahs baseball team is the 2019 DVL Champion. The Rajahs are powered by their senior captain, Ricardo Amavizca.

16-year-old Indio homicide victim identified  The Desert Sun

The Riverside County Coroner's Office confirmed Monday that 16-year-old Elian Lopez was shot and killed Friday night at an apartment complex in Indio.

Week 1 high school football scores & highlights  KESQ

Football is back! The 2018 season starts on Friday night with a handful of area teams in action. Sports Director Blake Arthur, Cody Krupp, and the entire team will ...

New 14-screen movie theater coming to Indio, a community Maya Cinemas sees as under-served  The Desert Sun

Founded by film producer Moctesuma Esparza, Maya Cinemas' mission is to develop movie theaters in locations with a strong Latino presence.

Vote for the Play of the Week!  KESQ

Week 6 is over but we still need to know who is our play of the week!

'Kids With Guns Protocol' highlighted after Indio HS incident  KESQ

Following Thursday's incident at Indio High School, where two students were arrested after a gun was reported on campus, KESQ and CBS Local 2 is taking a ...

Indio fires football coach George Thomas  The Desert Sun

Indio High School won just two football games over the last three years, and as a result, the school has decided to make a coaching change, The Desert Sun has ...

Coroner identifies teen who was shot to death in Indio  KESQ

INDIO, Calif. - Authorities have identified the teenager who was shot to death in Indio late Friday night. The coroner confirmed that 16-year-old Elian Lopez died ...

PTA president with financial background used ATMs to steal $22K from school, police say  The Desert Sun

A former PTA president is facing grand theft charges for allegedly embezzling more than $22,000 from Herbert Hoover Elementary School in Indio.

He was an athlete and a college-bound honor student. Then a concussion stole it all.  The Desert Sun

Kevin Salamone, a Shadow Hills High senior, was hit in the head twice during a soccer game last year. His life has never been the same.

DSUSD announces staff changes at several schools  KESQ

Officials with the Desert Sands Unified School District sent out a notice Thursday about staff changes at several schools.

Beaumont's Tracy Waters is county's Educator of the Year  Banning Record Gazette

Tracy Waters was soaked from fourth-grader water pistols when Riverside County Office of Education Superintendent Judy White walked up to her on the field of ...

And the snap: The Desert Sun's 2018 Elite 11  The Desert Sun

Yes, it's that time of year again -- time for The Desert Sun's Elite 11, our sports staffs' top preseason picks from among the Coachella Valley's best high school ...

Here are the Coachella Valley council candidates you'll see on the ballot this election  The Desert Sun

Campaign season is back in full swing in the Coachella Valley following the 5 p.m. filing deadline for city council candidates. While most cities will have some ...

Thank You, Janis: Tony Award Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Comes to the Copa to Sing '80s Songs With Ryan Sudick  Coachella Valley Independent

Mary Bridget Davies nabbed the lead role in a 2005 touring production of the Janis Joplin musical Love, Janis—and that would eventually help lead her to ...

Valley school superintendent hosts public coffee chats  The Desert Sun

Parents, students and residents in the Desert Sands Unified School District get a chance to chat with superintendent Scott Bailey at coffee chats.

Police to conduct active shooter training at Desert Hot Springs High School  KESQ

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - The Desert Hot Springs Police Department will conduct an active shooter training exercise at Desert Hot Springs High School ...

Jeff Stone rails against Democrats for public safety and tax policies on the campaign trail  The Desert Sun

On a Friday afternoon in October, State Sen. Jeff Stone stopped by the Cliff House restaurant for a La Quinta Rotary Club meeting to provide a “Sacramento ...

Police investigate Desert Hot Springs homicide  KESQ

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - Update - 11/13/18: Desert Hot Springs have arrested a suspect. photo. Albert Marchain. Albert Marchain. 27-year-old Albert ...

Desert Sands announces first day, other school dates  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified announces first day, graduation, holidays and myriad dates in between for families to use in planning next school year.

Woman agrees to come down from I-10 overpass, ending standoff that delayed freeway traffic  The Desert Sun

Authorities successfully talked a suicidal woman into not jumping to her death at I-10 and Monterey Avenue.

New coach, new direction as Desert Christian Academy will play 11-man football in 2018  The Desert Sun

Former Indio football coach George Thomas has taken over the Desert Christian Academy football team as they prepare to enter 11-man football in 2018.

No charges filed in crash that killed Pedro Del Real  KESQ

Update: The Indio Police Department has completed its investigation into the death of 15-year-old Pedro Del Real, the boy who was hit and killed by a car while ...

The Fear Factor: Increases in Hateful Rhetoric and Border Patrol Actions Cast Dark Shadows on the Coachella Valley's Immigrant Populations and Their American Dreams  Coachella Valley Independent

Alan has now lived in the Coachella Valley for 17 years, ever since he was 17 years old. Even though he has always worked hard and played by the rules...

RivCo Girl, 15, Struck by Multiple Vehicles on I-10 After Falling from Overpass: CHP

INDIO, CA - A pedestrian fatally struck Wednesday by multiple vehicles on Interstate 10 in Indio, moments after being seen standing on the Jackson Street ...

La Quinta council race: What you should know about the old Sam's Club and SilverRock  The Desert Sun

La Quinta City Council candidates respond to questions about SilverRock, blighted buildings and city art.

Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes officially named head football coach at La Quinta high school  KESQ

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes has officially been named the head coach of La Quinta's football team, returning to his alma mater and replacing ...

Be Storm Ready: Hurricane Remants, Winter Storm Could Slam Riverside Over Next 3 Days  NBC Southern California

A voluntary evacuation order was issued Monday for residents living in the Cranston Fire burn area due to thunderstorm conditions stemming from Hurricane ...

A private struggle, a public battle: High youth suicide attempts lead to calls for change in the Coachella Valley  The Desert Sun

Valerie Reyes, 18, was a star student at Indio High School. She got straight A's and was a varsity volleyball player and cheerleader. She was popular, bright and ...

Students organize car wash to help raise funds for Indio teen's funeral service  KESQ

Hundreds gathered to help raise money for the Leon family, who recently lost their 15-year-old daughter, Elizabeth Castro Leon, on Wednesday.

Beaumont Police say no threat to school  KESQ

Police in Beaumont say there is no credible threat to Beaumont High School after online postings Tuesday morning.

Valley school takes anti-bullying pledge  KESQ

Recent studies show an increase in cyber bullying across the country. On Friday students at a middle school in Indio took an anti-bullying pledge, after hearing ...

Indio City Manager Dan Martinez abruptly resigns after leading the city for seven years  The Desert Sun

Indio City Manager Dan Martinez resigned from his position Wednesday after leading the east Coachella Valley community for the past seven years, the city ...

Trojan soccer wins big despite heavy rain | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Yucca Valley High School girls soccer team didn't let bad weather stop them from making a big splash in their home opener Thursday ...

Progressives on the March: A New Indio-Based Political Group's First Act—Supporting a Candidate Running Against Indio's Controversial Mayor  Coachella Valley Independent

A new grassroots community organization wants this to be the “Year of Indio”—and the first step the group is taking to make that happen is supporting...

A Neighborly Affair: Mike Wilson and Waymond Fermon Bring Different Political Values to Their Race in Indio's District 2  Coachella Valley Independent

On Nov. 6, Indio voters will cast their ballots in the city's first district-based elections, after the City Council moved away from “at large” or cit...

Mayoral Matchup: Scott Matas Faces Political Newcomer Stephen Giboney in His Desert Hot Springs Re-Election Bid  Coachella Valley Independent

When Desert Hot Springs Mayor Scott Matas defeated then-Mayor Adam Sanchez in 2015, the city was recovering financially after narrowly avoiding bankru...

Woman who triggered human trafficking case against Hemet man testifies  Press-Enterprise

INDIO – A former student at an Indio high school testified Monday, March 13, that a “woman” she met on Facebook, who prosecutors allege was actually a ...

Teen killed Saturday after being stabbed in Indio ID'd  The Desert Sun

INDIO – An 18-year-old Indio man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of murder after another teenager was found fatally stabbed, Indio police said.

Valley students reap lessons from live stock care  The Desert Sun

East valley 4-H clubs, FFA and Grange encourage agricultural studies and careers.

Student's social media post prompts police to lock down CVHS  KESQ

Police locked down Coachella Valley High School for about 15 minutes early Wednesday morning after a student allegedly made a threat on social media.

Green Card Marines: Jesus Gonzalez made in Mexico, served for U.S.  Los Angeles Times

On this Memorial Day weekend, we take a look back at our 2003 series on Green Card Marines. Jesus Gonzalez wore his heritage on his left shoulder.

District re-emphasizes "no credibility" to Rancho Mirage High threat  KESQ

Palm Springs Unified School District sent out a message this morning to emphasize that there is "no credibility" to a threat issued to Rancho Mirage High.

History: College of the Desert was 'needed' at the time  The Desert Sun

College of the Desert's arrival on the scene was not without some controversy. During the site selection process, the owner of the Desert Park.

37 Coachella Valley cyclists have been killed since 2002. CV Link can be 'next step' for safety  The Desert Sun

More than 10 years ago, when research into the possibility for a pathway to connect the Coachella Valley's eastern and western edges began, the CV Link may ...

The Rent Is Too Damn High: California's Housing Crisis Is Even Worse Than You Think  Coachella Valley Independent

People in half of California's households struggle to afford the roof over their heads. Home ownership—once a staple of the California dream—is at its...

Our midseason Elite 11: Two new local football players break into the top group  The Desert Sun

After five weeks of the high school football season, our sports reporters reevaluate who the 11 best players in the Coachella Valley have been this season.

The Desert Sun: Looking back on 90 years of our Coachella Valley history  The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun, founded in 1927 as a weekly, four-page newspaper, has served Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley for 90 years.

Rotary Honors La Colina Theater Teacher as Class Act  Noozhawk

Shannon Saleh, La Colina Junior High performing arts teacher, has been recognized by the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara for her outstanding work and ...

California Schools Barred 'Redskins' as Team Name  Al Jazeera America

California is now the first state in the nation to prohibit public schools from using the term “redskin” as a team name or mascot. On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown ...

Palm Desert HS Students Win Free Trip to Washington, D.C.

Palm Desert, CA - Palm Desert High School students battled for scholarships in 12th annual Charles and Priscilla Porter Academic WorldQuest competition.

Annette's Story: How One Terminally Ill Palm Desert Resident Was Allowed to Die With Dignity  Coachella Valley Independent

Linda is my wife, my best friend. She's the daughter of Annette, who had been battling cancer for years. Fifteen months prior to this August 2016 morn...

A Seat at the Table: Until Late 2014, the Poorest Areas of the Coachella Valley Did Not Have True Water-District Representation—Then Along Came Castulo Estrada  Coachella Valley Independent

The eastern Coachella Valley is the home of some of the poorest areas of California. Many residents don't even have access to safe drinking water—than...

These states pay teachers the most. Where does your state fall?  Asbury Park Press

Does your state have the highest or lowest paid school teachers?

Tyler Kelleher crowned 2016 Queen Scheherazade  KESQ

The Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival has a new Queen Scheherazade.

CV Alumnae Panhellenic announces scholarship recipients  The Desert Sun

Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic presents scholarships to 15 local high school girls.

Vine Social: We Tried a Bunch of Canned Wines—So You Don't Have To (Although Some of Them Were Actually Pretty Great)  Coachella Valley Independent

My introduction to the world of canned wine came earlier this spring, when I stumbled upon a unique beer/fruit/wine fusion called Foxie. I was delight...

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