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DHS CLASSICAL CONCERTS PRESENTS JEFFREY GILLIAM IN FINAL CONCERT OF 2019 SEASON

Desert Hot Springs, April 17, 2019: The fifth season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts concludes with a performance by pianist Jeffrey Gilliam. The concert takes place at 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 5th at Grace Church located at 17400 Bubbling Wells Rd. Desert Hot Springs, CA...

Report: CA Teacher Shortage Persists, Hits High-Poverty Schools Hardest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In California and across the nation, districts are struggling to hire enough teachers. And the shortage is getting worse, according to a new report.  There remains a supply gap of about 110,000 teachers nationwide as of last school year, primarily because...

Coachella Valley residents ask to help Determine Health Care District Zones for 2020 Election

The Desert Healthcare District is set to increase from five to seven zones before Election Day 2020, and the public is invited to contribute. The rezoning effort follows last year’s District expansion east of Cook Street and the appointment of two new Directors from the newly annexed...

ANA LPGA Championship

The ANA LPGA Championship had an exciting finish again this year. The leader board was constantly changing with one person in the lead most of the time. Jin Young Ko was the most consistent leader and won the tournament on Sunday. She led with a -9 and...

New Appointments at College Strengthen Student Success

PALM DESERT, CA — College of the Desert recently announced several staffing changes designed to enhance student success outcomes and strengthen the College’s executive leadership team. Appointments include the naming of Dr. Annebelle Nery as Vice President of Instruction, Jeff Baker as Interim Vice President of Student Services,...

SCAG Approves the Appointment of Kome Ajise as its Executive Director

LOS ANGELES – The Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today approved the appointment of Kome Ajise as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ajise, who has served as Planning Director since November 2017, was selected to lead the nation’s largest...

Community Health Centers Press Congress for Long-Term Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Seven million Californians get medical treatment at Community Health Centers each year, and those centers say funding issues for this crucial part of the safety net are throwing the system into chaos. Starting today, thousands of providers are gathering in Washington,...

National Week of Conversation Aims to Break Down Political Barriers

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – This is the second National Week of Conversation, and its organizers hope it becomes an annual event that fosters reconciliation and a stronger sense of common purpose among Americans.  Discussion events begin today throughout the country – some in person,...

Calif. Makes Progress Keeping Foster Kids Out of Group Homes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Foster kids do much better when placed with a family, compared with a group home, according to a new report that says California is making good progress on that score. Researchers from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that the Golden State went...

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY TO REOPEN

Following a nearly two-month closure and almost $4 million in repair costs and lost revenue, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is poised to reopen Monday. The tramway has been closed since a Feb. 14 storm saturated the area and washed out some streets, including...