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/ January 16, 2012 12:31 pm

Alumni Gather to Help Students Accomplish Dreams

[Translate] Alumni Gather to Help Students Accomplish Dreams By Alejandra Alarcon Coachella Unincorporated It took some venting on Facebook to gather Coachella Valley High School alumni from all over the country in the living room of Mandy Lucas, a 2006 graduate. “I have never been in a room with about 20 Arab alumni that have had a college experience, never,” […]

/ January 10, 2012 7:44 pm

In Mecca, Dreams of Utopia

[Translate] In Mecca, Dreams of Utopia By Rogelio Montaño Coachella Unincorporated I grew up in a small, one-room trailer home in the small, rural town called Mecca. In this town isolated from the rest of the valley, there is so little diversity or foreign subjects I was exposed to that I even began to wonder as to how my aspirations […]

/ January 5, 2012 1:07 am

Water in Schools

[Translate] Video by Raymond Bondad For East Valley Youth, Sugary Drinks Easier to Come By Than Water Dirty Fountains Main Reason East Valley Youth Don’t Drink Water at School From Soda to Water: One Thermal Family’s Change to a Healthier Lifestyle Giving Up Soda Well Worth the Sacrifice

/ January 5, 2012 1:06 am

Veterans Day for East Valley Vets

[Translate] Veterans Day As a Veteran An East Valley Veteran Family Coachella Veteran Recalls His Vietnam Experience

/ January 5, 2012 1:06 am

Thanksgiving in the East Valley

[Translate] What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Click on the links below to see what our Coachella Unincorporated East Valley student reporters are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Gratitude for the Identity of Community Thankful for Charity in the East Valley Thankful for Being an Arab Grateful for Opportunity to Learn Thankful for Bus Transportation in East Valley

/ January 5, 2012 1:05 am

Public Transportation Woes in Eastern Coachella Valley

[Translate] Please read our stories about transportation issues East Valley residents face. Click on each link below for each story. “The Long Trek to School on Public Transportation” is an account from COD student Tony Aguilar, who rode the Sun Bus for one day to see the obstacles he faced getting from his home in rural Thermal to college in […]

/ January 5, 2012 1:04 am

Flying Doctors Make Way to Coachella Valley

[Translate] Video by Raymond Bondad The Love of the Flying Doctors A Leader Among Leaders Photos: The Flying Doctors

/ January 5, 2012 1:02 am

Dr. Oz Visits Coachella

[Translate] * For more of Coachella Unincorporated’s Coverage of Dr. Oz’s Time in Coachella, visit: Video–HealthCorps Launched at Coachella Valley High School Dr. Oz Launches HealthCorps Program in Coachella Dr. Oz’s Message to Coachella Youth

/ December 30, 2011 4:58 pm

Soldier Returns Home for Holidays with Family After End of War

[Translate] Plus: Students React to End of War By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated On December 15, the war in Iraq officially ended after nearly nine years and the loss of nearly 4,500 American lives and after more than 30,000 troops were wounded. One of those wounded—a Thermal soldier—returned home this December unexpectedly in the wee hours of the morning with […]

/ December 28, 2011 7:13 pm

Coachella Artist Raps about Societal Issues

[Translate] Coachella artist “Rhymer” raps about societal issues he’s faced in the city and hopes for a better community. Take a look at Coachella Unincorporated Correspondent Raymond P. Bondad’s story.