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/ May 28, 2012 3:34 pm

CVHS Senior Joining Marines to Make a Difference

[Translate]   By Santos Reyes Coachella Unincorporated   Coachella, Calif. — As his classmates prepare go off to universities and community colleges, Kevin McDonald will take a different route after graduating from Coachella Valley High School on May 31. “The military has always been my choice since I came home from school on the day of 9/11 and watching the […]

/ May 17, 2012 1:31 am

Coachella Unincorporated Reporters Reflect on Gay Marriage

[Translate] Coachella Unincorporated reporters share their reflections on President Barack Obama’s recent announcement in support of gay marriage. Their responses are mixed, although as a group they favor gay marriage. They also share how their personal views on this issue are different or similar to those of their parents.   President Obama has been an icon of change and hope. […]

/ May 11, 2012 4:06 pm

Tattoo Shop Among New Businesses Making Mark on Coachella

[Translate]   By Santos J. Reyes Coachella Unincorporated   Coachella, Calif. — Everardo “Chip” Flores always had the dream of being a professional tattoo artist, but he never wanted to have his work misinterpreted. Flores, along with his business partner Daniel “Dreamer” Giron, now has his own shop where he can practice the art of tattooing his way. Art & […]

/ May 7, 2012 1:45 pm

VIDEO: Coachella Celebrates Cinco de Mayo


/ April 10, 2012 2:41 pm

MEChA Club Raises AB540 Scholarship Funds

[Translate] By Aurora Saldivar Coachella Unincorporated Thermal, Calif. – For the fifth consecutive year, Desert Mirage High School students walked to raise scholarship funds for their undocumented college-bound classmates. “Cesar Chavez was focused on education for children, and what better way to honor him than with scholarships?” said Alfonso Taboada, Mexican American studies teacher and MEChA club advisor at DMHS. […]

/ April 2, 2012 2:37 pm

Residents Wait Hours for Free Medical Care

[Translate]     By Ivan Delgado, Johnny Flores Jr., and Santos Reyes Coachella Unincorporated   Thermal, Calif. – Lorena Lopez arrived at Desert Mirage High School in the dark of night in hopes of being among the first treated at The Flying Doctors mobile clinic on March 31. Throbbing tooth pain left the 40-year-old Thermal resident with no other choice […]

/ January 29, 2012 1:37 am

HealthCorps on Way to Creating a Healthier C.V. High

[Translate] HealthCorps on Way to Creating a Healthier C.V. High By Santos Reyes Coachella Unincorporated In October, television’s Dr. Mehmet Oz launched the HealthCorps initiative at Coachella Valley High School. Three months later, Coachella Unincorporated is checking in to see just how the initiative is being implemented at the school. HealthCorps is a movement to get American students and communities […]

/ January 13, 2012 6:55 pm

Running for His Life

[Translate] By Santos J. Reyes, Coachella Unincorporated I never knew a simple visit to the doctor’s office could change the way I was living my life. At 220 pounds, I knew I was overweight.  I just didn’t know it was that much of an issue at the time. As usual, the doctor pointed out I was overweight.  But then he […]

/ November 23, 2011 12:51 am

Thankful for Bus Transportation in East Valley

[Translate] Thankful for Bus Transportation in East Valley By Santos Reyes Coachella Unincorporated Here in the Coachella Valley we are all struggling as a community. One of the problems I hear about a lot in the valley has to do with transportation. The fact that residents can’t afford a car doesn’t stop them from getting where they need to go. […]