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Local students receive ‘Do the Right Thing’ award; Program awards scholarships to 23 PSUSD graduating seniors

Four local students are being recognized with this month’s “Do the Right Thing” award, which is a partnership between the Palm Springs Police Dept. and News Channel 3.  Mattheo Estrada Rios, Rose Wells, Josiah Cecena, and Martinez Shanti Turner were all honored today.  The students were chosen for their positive attitudes and contributions to the

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Push to name visitor center at Joshua Tree National Park after late Senator Dianne Feinstein

There’s a push to rename the Cottonwood Visitor Center at Joshua Tree National Park after the late Senator Dianne Feinstein.  U.S. Senators Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler, along with local Representative Raul Ruiz announced the legislation on Wednesday. The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Park held a hearing on the bill the same

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Riverside County DA opposes efforts to declare death penalty unconstitutional in California

The Riverside County District Attorney’s office is opposing efforts to declare the death penalty unconstitutional in California.  A case is before the state Supreme Court that challenges the legality of the California death penalty claiming it’s racially discriminatory and violates the state constitution.   Local District Attorney Mike Hestrin released a statement: “The claims put forth

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Eisenhower Health celebrated its staff with ‘Nursing Excellence Awards Ceremony’

This week is National Nurses Week and Eisenhower Health celebrated its staff tonight with its Nursing Excellence Awards ceremony.  10 members of Eisenhower Health’s team were recognized. Awards included “innovation and creativity in nursing practice” and “care coordination.”  Nurse Stephen Merritt is Eisenhower Health’s “2024 Nurse of the Year.”  “When I was in high school I

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