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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,...

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...

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...