Posts Tagged as "Mecca"

Vanpool Program Inches Towards Reality

May 21, 2016 / By
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[Translate] (Above Image: Christian Mendez) By: Karla Martinez MECCA, Calif. — For female field workers in the Eastern Coachella Valley, getting to and from work often means paying $10 a day for transportation or facing the prospect of being sexually harassed by male workers on the way to the fields.

New Mecca Comfort Station Open for Migrant Farmworkers

November 4, 2015 / By
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[Translate] By Amanda Flores Mecca, Calif. — This week the Galilee Center’s Mecca Comfort Station addition officially opened to provide much-needed services for migrant farm workers in the Eastern Coachella Valley.

Second Phase of Mobile Home Paving Project to be Completed by End of May

May 6, 2015 / By
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[Translate] KARLA MARTINEZ / Coachella Unincorporated Air quality for more than 400 families in the Eastern Coachella Valley will be improved by the end of May due to mobile home road paving projects happening in the communities of Mecca, Thermal and Oasis.

Crisálida Workshops Celebrate Spanish Poetry and Literature

May 4, 2015 / By
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[Translate] CHRISTIAN MENDEZ / Coachella Unincorporated The smell of pozole and tostadas floated through the air as a group of women and young people gathered for a poetry workshop at the North Shore Beach & Yacht Club in Mecca, Calif.

15 Years Later, Comfort Station for Farmworkers a Reality

February 6, 2015 / By
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[Translate] AMBER AMAYA and IVAN VALENZUELA/Coachella Uninc. MECCA — A new structure being built in Mecca, Calif.

Regional Access Project Foundation brings infused waters to Mecca

August 22, 2014 / By
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[Translate]   IVAN VALENZUELA and AMBER AMAYA/Coachella Uninc Mecca — As part of their Rethink Your Drink initiative, the Regional Access Project Foundation created infused waters for Mecca residents at a Movies In The Park event on Thursday, July 31.

United Cerebral Palsy reopens Mecca location for Eastern Coachella Valley children

August 14, 2014 / By
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[Translate] IVAN VALENZUELA/Coachella Unincorporated United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire has renewed a program for children with special needs in Mecca, Calif.

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.

Residents: Measure D Will Improve CVWD Representation for Eastern Coachella Valley

May 29, 2014 / By
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[Translate]     MARIA GARCIA and BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc   MECCA — A grassroots committee of mobile home park owners and residents, along with several elected officials, is urging voters to pass Measure D, which they believe will improve Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) representation for the Eastern Coachella Valley.