Posts Tagged as "Tony Aguilar"

Coachella Man Honored as Veteran of the Year

July 12, 2012 / By
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[Translate] By Tony Aguilar, Coachella Unincorporated Coachella, Calif. – As he does every year on the Fourth of July, Daniel Cervantez Castro joined his friends from American Legion Granados Post 739 to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.

Students Express Concern with Proposed Pell Grant Cuts

April 19, 2012 / By
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[Translate] By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated   Federal Financial Aid for many college students stands on the brink of annihilation if the newly proposed Republican budget passes in Congress.

College Students Protest Cuts to Higher Education

March 13, 2012 / By
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[Translate]   By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated   Sacramento, Calif. — According to the California Governor’s budget summary for 2012-2013, higher education in the state of California has been cut by more than $2.65 billion since 2008.

Lady Gaga Launches Born This Way Foundation

March 1, 2012 / By
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[Translate] VIDEO: Lady Gaga Launches Foundation Video by Tony Aguilar/Coachella Unincorporated   Cambridge, Mass. — In front of youth from across the country, Lady Gaga launched the Born This Way Foundation at Harvard University with a little help from her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, and other influential guests.

Lack of Support for LGBT Students Persists in Eastern Coachella Valley

February 28, 2012 / By
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[Translate] By Alejandra Alarcon Coachella Unincorporated   Over the last few years, there has been more acceptance of gay students in eastern Coachella Valley high schools, but a lack of support in their community and homes persists – and Lady Gaga wants to do something about it.

Reporter Reflects a Month After Death of Elijah Bañuelos

February 24, 2012 / By
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[Translate]   By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated   THERMAL, Calif. – Growing up in the Eastern Coachella Valley, I spent a lot of time indoors enjoying the comforts of home.

Recycling to Get By

January 27, 2012 / By
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[Translate] By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated As the global economy shows idle signs of recovery, some Eastern Coachella Valley residents are finding their own recovery in the most common of places—their kitchen trash bin.

My challenge to the Humana Challenge

January 20, 2012 / By
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[Translate] My challenge to the Humana Challenge By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated January 20, 2012–Earlier this week, former President Bill Clinton and the likes of Hollywood stars such as Goldie Hawn held the Clinton Foundation’s “Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation” conference at the posh Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells.