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Lockdown lifted at Indio High School following confrontation near campus  KESQ

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



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 active shooter drill at Indio High School  KESQ

The Indio Police Department and Calfire held an active shooter training drill all day Tuesday at Indio High School.



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.



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 ...



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 PD, District issue statements about school threats  KESQ

The Indio Police Department released a statement via their Facebook page relating confusion involved a threat misattributed to Indio High school this week.



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 ...



Desert Sands Unified School District releases graduation schedule  KESQ

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



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.



Kansas State Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder began career at Indio HS  KESQ

College Hall of Fame football coach Bill Snyder began his head coaching career at Indio High School from 1967 to 1968.



Coachella Valley Fire Prompts School Evacuation  Palm Desert, CA Patch

Fire Breaks Out In Indio - Palm Desert, CA - A fire at a commercial structure sent black smoke billowing into the Coachella Valley on Wednesday.



Here's what Coachella Valley parents need to know about student safety and security in the new school year  The Desert Sun

The start of the school year is just weeks away, and in light of campus shootings the past year, Coachella Valley's school districts have spent the summer ...



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.



Will a DVL favorite please stand up? All 8 teams struggling as league play starts this week  The Desert Sun

The Desert Valley League football season starts this weekend and it will be a welcome change, as all 8 teams have been struggling.



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.



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 ...



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!



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Palm Desert defense gets the accolades, but don't sleep on the offense  The Desert Sun

The Palm Desert defense is top-notch, but the Aztecs' offense is gaining confidence week by week.



Students at Thermal school possibly exposed to tuberculosis. Here's what parents should know  The Desert Sun

As many as 160 students at Westside Elementary School in Thermal may have been exposed to tuberculosis by a staff member who tested positive for the ...



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 ...



Coachella Valley high school students walk out of class to protest gun violence  The Desert Sun

Amid a call to action in the wake of Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, students across the Coachella Valley walked out of class ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



School district says rumors of violence at P.D.H.S. are unfounded  KESQ

Officials with the Desert Sands Unified School District have released information to end rumors of violence that have been circulating around Palm Desert High ...



Coachella Valley students shadow Riverside County employees  KESQ

Nearly 100 Coachella Valley high school students shadowed County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez and other county employees today during the 15th annual ...



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 ...



Friday's high school football scores: Coachella Valley wins sixth Bell Game in row over Indio  The Desert Sun

This week's games include Bell Game, Rancho Mirage vs Palm Desert, La Quinta, Cathedral City and more.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Lady Trojans tennis bring home landslide win | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The girls tennis players from Yucca Valley High School have entered a battle for second place in the Desert Valley League after notching a ...



Desert Sands aims to enrich learning experience through community partnerships with film festival, other groups  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified School District students get firsthand lessons in film-making and other topics as educators engage with community organizations.



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...



Desert Town Hall Awards Thousands In Scholarships To Local Youth  Patch.com

Desert Town Hall Awards Thousands In Scholarships - Palm Desert, CA - Scholarships between $500 and $1K were awarded this year.



'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 boys' soccer gets signature win over La Quinta  The Desert Sun

To Indio, it's much more than one game. The Rajahs won seven games last year, and finished in sixth place in the DVL.



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.



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.



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 ...



League changes shake up local high school sports landscape  The Desert Sun

After a meeting with the Citrus Belt area athletic directors on Monday, teams across the Coachella Valley will see major changes in regards to their league ...



Desert Sands employees revisit school days as students  The Desert Sun

The upcoming celebration of Desert Sands Unified School District's 50th anniversary has generated a lot of buzz, especially about the party on Nov. 17 and the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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.



Desert Sands schools host community tours  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified School District plans four year for TREC tours with buses carting adults to campuses and other programs.



'Wonder Woman' team inspires valley students  The Desert Sun

A special screening of "Wonder Woman," with a Q&A and meet-and-greet with director Patty Jenkins and actress Gal Gadot, inspires female students.



Wonder Woman fans call Gal Gadot a role model ahead of Palm Springs International Film Festival  KESQ

The newest heroine to hit the big screen, Gal Gadot, will receive the Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival next Tuesday for her ...



From the fields to the boardroom, migrant students learn what it takes to land high-paying jobs  The Desert Sun

Riverside County Office of Education helped migrant students, the children of farm workers, find professional internships throughout the Coachella Valley.



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

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



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 ...



In California, A High School That Cheers A-R-A-B-S  NPR

Last week, Coachella Valley High School came under fire for the name of its mascot — the Arab. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee sent a letter ...



Valley students reap lessons from live stock care  The Desert Sun

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



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 ...



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

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



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.



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.



Three Eisenhower patients tested positive for tuberculosis. Now 500 patients and staff need to be checked  The Desert Sun

Health officials are asking about 500 patients and employees at Eisenhower Medical Center to be tested for tuberculosis after three patients at the Rancho ...



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.



Desert Sands honors veteran, retiring employees  The Desert Sun

The 17th annual Sands of Time employee recognition and award program for Desert Sands Unified School District took place May 27. The event recognized ...



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 ...



Indio unveils upcoming Loma Linda Children's Hospital  The Desert Sun

Indio residents received their first official look at the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in Indio Tuesday as hundreds gathered to celebrate the city's ...



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 ...



Tyler Kelleher crowned 2016 Queen Scheherazade  KESQ

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



Fifteen kids reported this pedophile. They left him in the classroom anyway.  The Desert Sun

Robert Keith Bryan was accused of touching students in 1985, 1992, 1994 and 2007. Complaints were buried, disbelieved, ignored and forgotten.



Idyllwild Fourth of July Meets 'Tall' Order With All-American Parade  Palm Springs Life

Charles “Chip” Shelley dons his Uncle Sam costume to help give the Idyllwild Fourth of July parade its All-American appeal.



La Quinta Middle School student detained for realistic looking air pistol  KESQ

A student was caught with a realistic-looking air pistol at La Quinta Middle School today.



Injuries slow young Trojan football team in first home effort  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY – The Yucca Valley High School Trojan varsity football team lost its home opener Friday, Sept. 12, 43-13 to the Indio Rajahs in a ...



Week 12 high school football picks  USA TODAY High School Sports

Postseason high school football is here, and two of our sports reporters are back to bring you their predictions. Andrew John was perfect with his selections a ...



Las Vegas shooting: California victims among the dead and wounded  The Desert Sun

California residents are among those reported dead or wounded in a mass shooting at a country music concert on Sunday evening in Las Vegas. Las Vegas ...



Blackhawks, Indians in Beaumont track event  USA TODAY High School Sports

Two Palm Springs athletes took second place and two others too third place in their respective events during the Beaumont Invitational Saturday.



TUHS Principal Bernardo Valenzuela resigns  Taft Midway Driller

Taft Union High School Principal Bernardo Valenzuela has resigned after 3 years here. The Taft Union High School District Board of Trustees will be asked to ...



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

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



Critical reports of Coachella don't tell whole story  The Desert Sun

To say Philip Anschutz owns Coachella an oversimplification of complex business arrangement between Anschutz, Tollett, Alex Haagen III.



Being Big Ed | California Magazine  CALIFORNIA

On mornings he can't sleep, Ed White will brew up a pot of coffee, wander out to his studio, and paint through sunrise. Insomnia or no insomnia, he's out there at ...



Former Chargers lineman/artist Ed White - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station  KFMB News 8

JULIAN (CBS 8) - Ed White is the former Chargers lineman who enjoyed a 17 year career in the NFL. He played nine years with the Minnesota Vikings before ...



Hemet Man Convicted on 60 Counts in Teenage Prostitution Trial, Faces Life Term  Patch.com

Hemet Man Convicted in Teen Prostitution Trial - Banning-Beaumont, CA - Prosecutors say he posed as "Marlissa Garcia" online and reached out to numerous ...



Top Riverside County Students Recognized at Awards Dinner  Patch.com

Palm Desert, CA - Top students from 55 Riverside County comprehensive public high schools were honored at academic awards dinner.



Why 10 Million Kids Are Laughing to Pass Tests  ABC News

There's a reason why nearly 10 million kids a month come to Shmoop to get help with test-prep and studying: The site is funny--funny in an adolescent ...



ROI with UAVs in construction: How large and small firms are using drones  Windpower Engineering

The many ways in which drones can impact how construction professionals might approach a project have been well documented, but recent changes to ...



DSUSD, teachers set for contract mediation Monday  The Desert Sun

A state mediator will come to the Valley for the third time Monday morning in hopes of ending a months-long contract negotiation between Desert Sands Unified ...



USC Baseball: 2013 Freshmen Class Introduced  Conquest Chronicles

The 12-time national champions have a roster loaded with talent coming to campus this month, kicking off the school year. Take a look at 12 of the incoming ...



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