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/ January 14, 2014 2:19 pm

Youth Mobilize for Day of Action in Coachella

[Translate]     AURORA SALDIVAR and BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA – Three years ago Jose Rodriguez was more likely to be found vandalizing neighborhoods rather than cleaning one up. But on Monday’s Day of Action, organized by the Clinton Foundation and led by Chelsea Clinton, Rodriguez was one of approximately 100 volunteers who participated in the beautification of one […]

/ December 17, 2013 9:10 pm

BHC Educational Posada on School Funding Dec. 17

[Translate] Organizations Work Together to Engage and Educate Families on Local Control Funding Formula COACHELLA – The Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Schools Action Team will hold a community forum Tuesday, December 17, to educate the community and families of the Eastern Coachella Valley on the local control funding formula (LCFF), its eight priorities, and next steps to ensure parents’ and […]

/ December 13, 2013 6:46 pm

Assemblymember Perez, Hometown Heroes to Lead Christmas Parade Dec. 13

[Translate]   COACHELLA — The City of Coachella’s annual Christmas parade will be held in the streets of downtown Coachella Friday, December 13, 2013 at 6pm to a theme of “A Jingle Bell Rock Christmas.” An overflow crowd is expected to come watch the marching bands, floats, and guests of honor. Nearly 100 entries will compete for the Sweepstakes and […]

/ December 4, 2013 6:54 pm

College Application Tips from Top Professionals

[Translate]   JOHNNY FLORES JR/ Coachella Uninc   If you are a high school senior, you know that ‘tis the season for college applications! Because it’s hard to concentrate when there are visions of deadlines dancing in your head, Coachella Unincorporated turned to two experienced professionals in this field and compiled their best tips for conquering applications. Gloria Rodriguez is the […]

/ November 27, 2013 5:46 pm

WE Connect Brings Health Resources To Hundreds of ECV Families

[Translate]     MARIA GARCIA, AURORA SALDIVAR & BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc   THERMAL – Hundreds of Eastern Coachella Valley families may have something to be thankful for very soon: health insurance. The WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair, held last Saturday at Coachella Valley High School, brought dozens of resources together to inform approximately 1,200 attendees about […]

/ November 25, 2013 10:03 pm

CVHS Students Open to Arab Logo Compromise After ADC Visit

[Translate]       AURORA SALDIVAR and BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA – Abed Ayoub, representative of the Arab American Anti Discrimination Committee (ADC), visited Coachella Valley High School last week to have an open conversation with the students whose mascot, the Arab, he believes perpetuates negative stereotypes. “In meeting with the students, what we’ve seen is a developing […]

/ November 21, 2013 9:01 pm

Youth Advocate for Change Statewide and in their Communities

[Translate]     JOHNNY FLORES JR/Coachella Uninc   MERCED, Calif. – The Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Statewide Steering Committee on Youth Leadership convened for three days in October to discuss how they can collaborate and learn from each other for the betterment of youth across the state and in their own communities. “I am hopeful that the voice of the […]

/ November 20, 2013 1:32 am

WeConnect Health Fair Coming to Coachella Nov. 23

[Translate]   STAFF REPORT/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA — Uninsured families in the Eastern Coachella Valley will be able to access critical services and learn about new benefits available under the Affordable Care Act at the upcoming WeConnect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair. The fair will take place Saturday, November 23, at Coachella Valley High School, from 9 a.m. to 2 […]

/ November 4, 2013 9:38 pm

5k Run Draws Hundreds to Dia de los Muertos Celebration

[Translate]   Coachella — On November 1, the night before Día de los Muertos, hundreds descended upon Sixth Street to participate in the inaugural Run with Los Muertos 5K and enjoy the pre- and post-run festivities. In addition to the run, the evening featured art, music, dancing, Día de los Muertos face painting, and traditional altars honoring the dead built […]

/ October 17, 2013 7:02 pm

CVHS Teacher to Screen Film to Raise Funds for Pro Bowl Bound Cheer Team

[Translate]   PALM DESERT – A Coachella Valley High School teacher will screen his new film, Parts of Disease, to raise funds for his school’s cheer team on October 18 at California State University San Bernardino’s Palm Desert campus. A screening admission will be provided for any donation of $25, or $35 per couple, to the CVHS cheer team. The […]