Search Results: Karla Martinez

City of Coachella Asks for Community’s Help in Preventing Gun and Gang Related Violence

April 3, 2015 / By
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[Translate] KARLA MARTINEZ / Coachella Unincorporated COACHELLA — On Friday, April 3, The City of Coachella held a press conference at city hall to ask the public for help in preventing violence in the community.

Raising the Smoking Age: East Valley Youth Respond

March 20, 2015 / By
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[Translate] By: COACHELLA UNINCORPORATED Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, California Senator Ed Hernandez introduced the Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement (STAKE) Act (Senate Bill 151), a bill that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21.

Border Keeps Family Apart During Holidays

December 24, 2014 / By
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[Translate] KARLA MARTINEZ/Coachella Unincorporated While most students count down the days until winter break, I’ve come to dread the holiday season.

Police Relations — Not Just a Black, Urban Issue

December 4, 2014 / By

[Translate] New America Media, First Person, Various Authors, Posted: Dec 04, 2014 Above: Residents of Bakersfield protested last May on the one-year anniversary of the death of David Silva.

Youth Lead the Way in Voter Registration

September 23, 2014 / By

[Translate] KARLA MARTINEZ/ Coachella Uninc. COACHELLA, Calif. — College juniors Neftali Galarza and Nayeli Figueroa spent their summer vacation trekking large swaths of farmland, hoping to speak with eastern Coachella Valley residents in their homes.

Old Town Artisan Studio to Host Clay Camps in Thermal and Mecca

August 1, 2014 / By
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[Translate] KARLA MARTINEZ AND AMBER AMAYA/Coachella Uninc Coachella — Eastern Coachella Valley residents can expect to see a lot more of Hearts for Art’s bright red van.

Coachella residents support fines to prevent graffiti

July 25, 2014 / By

[Translate]   JOHNNY FLORES AND AMBER AMAYA/Coachella Uninc Coachella — Adults and youth interviewed by Coachella Unincorporated support the city’s recent decision to fine parents of minors who are accused of vandalizing public and private property.

Video: Do Cameras Make Parks Safer?

April 23, 2014 / By
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[Translate] [youtube][/youtube]   Coachella Uninc Asks: Do Cameras Make Parks Safer? The City of Coachella currently has security cameras installed at approximately 75 percent of city parks.