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Two Thermal schools & CVUSD office briefly placed on lockdown due to police activity

Two schools in Thermal, as well as the CVUSD office, were briefly placed on a preventative lockdown due to police activity in the area, officials confirmed. John Kelly Elementary, La Familia High School, and the District Office were lockdown, CVUSD spokesperson Andrea Pasolini confirmed. The lockdowns were lifted by 2:10 p.m. The Riverside County Sheriff’s

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CVUSD Superintendent warns about scam calls targeting parents

The Coachella Valley Unified School District warned families today about scam phone calls targeting parents, making them believe their children were kidnapped and asking for a ransom. “According to law enforcement agencies, unscrupulous individuals use advanced technology, including artificial intelligence, to make these calls seem more convincing and terrifying,” CVUSD Superintendent Luis R. Valentino wrote

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Student suspended for alleged threats at Yucca Valley High School

A student was suspended from classes Thursday after allegedly making threats against Yucca Valley High School, according to a statement from the Morongo Unified School District. Administrators at the school notified the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday after being made aware of a student who’d reportedly made threats against the campus and other students, according

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