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Rep Ruiz introduces legislation expanding access to opioid-reversal drugs in schools

Valley Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz introduced legislation that he says would save lives by expanding access to opioid-reversal drugs, including Narcan, in schools. It’s called the “Helping Educators Respond to Overdoses” or ‘HERO Act.’ Ruiz and Congressman Adam Schiff co-authored the bill, which would also provide critical training for school staff.. and educate students on

Palm Springs City Council could vote to temporarily bar new cannabis dispensaries

Update 10/26/23 The Palm Springs City Council approved a 45-day moratorium on new cannabis dispensaries. Original Report 10/24/23 The Palm Springs City Council could vote Thursday to temporarily bar new cannabis dispensaries while considering bigger changes for an industry some council members think has become oversaturated and unsustainable. That change could include a major reduction

New documents suggest Desert Health Care District CEO was terminated “without cause”

New information obtained by News Channel 3 reveals new details about former Desert Health Care District Dr. Conrado Bárzaga’s contract and final pay, suggesting he was terminated without cause. The documents reveal he was paid a severance of 6-months salary, totaling nearly 150-thousand dollars, along with over 34-thousand dollars in vacation time among other things.  The

News Channel 3 goes in-depth: DSUSD Superintendent

DSUSD Superintendent, Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar, discussed with Peter Daut the upcoming school year, and the changes everyone in the district can expect. She said one of the biggest changes is that student ID badges for secondary students will have QR codes on the back: “That allow the students to very easily scan them with their

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