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Will lottery-style cash prizes offered by Governor Newsom motivate Californians to receive Covid-19 shot?

Lottery style cash prizes for recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine are already happening in Ohio. Other states, including California, have announced similar programs.  “So I think it’s a definitely a good incentive and a way to properly spend the state’s money,” said vaccine recipient Tyler Evoniuk.  Governor Newsom announced the plan Thursday after the federal

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Local high school students chosen to participate in virtual graduation ceremony with VP Kamala Harris

Four high school students from the 36th Congressional District were selected by the White House to participate in a virtual graduation ceremony with Vice President Kamala Harris. Congressman Raul Ruiz nominated Elizabeth Esteban from Desert Mirage High School, Omar Bahena-Salgado from Desert Hot Springs High School, Emma Hernandez from Beaumont High School, and Ariana Castañeda-Gutierrez from

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Coachella Valley Rescue Mission graduates clients while anticipating post-pandemic surge in demand for services

They’re celebrating graduations at the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission.  Seventy-three people are ready to start new lives after living at the mission for months. They received training for new life skills and job skills, and spiritual encouragement.  “Jesus Christ is my savior and lord and he has brought me so far and he has brought

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Rollover crash at Bob Hope and Ramon Road

Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded to the scene of a rollover crash Saturday night in Rancho Mirage. It happened just before 9:00 at the intersection of Bob Hope Drive and Ramon Road near the Agua Caliente Casino. There is no word yet of any injuries or how the crash happened.

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