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La Quinta water polo breezes into CIF-SS championship game, 'Won't stop until we win'  The Desert Sun

The Blackhawks' trip to the finals marks the fifth time in six years a desert girls' water polo team has played for a title.



La Quinta High School meeting addresses campus fights  KESQ

After several fights broke out at La Quinta High School last week, parents are meeting to talk about the safety concerns on campus.



Parents concerned after fights recorded at La Quinta HS  KESQ

LA QUINTA, Calif.- - Parents are concerned for their children's safety after fights at La Quinta High School were recorded and shared on social media.



Man arrested for alleged threatening texts to La Quinta High School student  KESQ

An 18-year-old man who allegedly sent threatening text messages to a La Quinta High School student was in custody today, one month after he was arrested for ...



La Quinta High School grad serves as Honor Guard for George H.W. Bush  KESQ

A graduate of La Quinta High School served as a US Navy Ceremonial Guard and Guard of Honor as President George H.W. Bush was lying in state in ...



School district official: high school break-in a 'violation of a home'  KESQ

Three juveniles arrested for allegedly vandalizing and stealing property from La Quinta High School. Mary E. Berry has released a statement.



Three Coachella Valley schools ranked among best in the state by U.S. News and World Report  The Desert Sun

Three Coachella Valley high schools were recognized by U.S. News and World Report for being among the best high schools in the country and state.



Former LQHS wrestler dies after being run over by tourist van in Nashville  KESQ

A former La Quinta High School wrestler died in Nashville Tuesday night on New Year's Day. 26 year old Jorge A. Hernandez died after Nashville police say ...



New La Quinta football coach Patrick Rivenes plans to keep traditions alive  The Desert Sun

Long before he was hired as the next head football coach at La Quinta High School, Patrick Rivenes dreamed of one day taking over as the head coach of the ...



Dan Armstrong, others from La Quinta football, officially join Shadow Hills staff  KESQ

After our sports department first reported on March 23rd that Dan Armstrong was expected to join Shadow Hills following 23 seasons as head coach at La Quinta ...



Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes officially named head football coach at La Quinta high school  KESQ

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes has officially been named the head coach of La Quinta's football team, returning to his alma mater and replacing ...



Three Coachella Valley high schools named among state's best  KESQ

COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif.- - Three Coachella Valley high schools have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools for 2018 list.



Four desert football teams make playoffs: PD, CV, Xavier Prep and La Quinta  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert and Coachella Valley were in for sure, but Xavier Prep and La Quinta excited to see their names called on playoff Sunday.



Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert goes 10-0; Xavier makes playoffs  The Desert Sun

It's Week 11 and playoffs are big focus for Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, La Quinta and Xavier.



Gingerbread Lane  The Desert Sun

Holiday spirit came alive at the Old Town Artisan Studio in La Quinta with Christmas and Hanukah music filling the air.



La Quinta high school thanks longtime football coach Dan Armstrong for service  KESQ

La Quinta High School Principal Rudy Wilson, Ed.D., his staff, and students wish to thank Dan Armstrong for his 23 years as a leader in the school's sports ...



Desert Sands Unified School District releases graduation schedule  KESQ

Graduation season has arrived and Desert Sands Unified School District has released its graduation dates.



La Quinta baseball wins CIF Championship on first trip to the title game  KESQ

La Quinta High School baseball comes from behind to beat Monrovia 6-5 to win the D4 CIF Championship in their first trip to the title game in school history.



Coachella Valley high school students walk out of class to protest gun violence  The Desert Sun

Amid a call to action in the wake of Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, students across the Coachella Valley walked out of class ...



La Quinta High School prank leads to jailed teens  The Desert Sun

Three teens were jailed Thursday on suspicion of putting glue into nearly all the door locks at La Quinta High School in an apparent senior class prank, ...



Great players, great teams highlight 2018 in Coachella Valley golf  The Desert Sun

Every year in the desert sees plenty of great golf, top players and solid teams. 2018 was no exception.



La Quinta High School honors first responders with 'Feed the Heroes BBQ'  KESQ

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - La Quinta High School honors Coachella Valley heroes with a BBQ. 'Feeding the Heroes of the Coachella Valley' is an event aimed ...



Exclusive: Dan Armstrong blindsided, fired as La Quinta football coach after 23 years  The Desert Sun

Dan Armstrong, who has led the La Quinta Blackhawks since the program began in the fall of 1995, will not be returning to coach.



CSUSB Palm Desert Campus To Host 2019 Academic WorldQuest  Patch.com

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus To Host 2019 WorldQuest - Palm Desert, CA - The Charles & Priscilla Porter Academic WorldQuest Competition is sponsored by ...



Inside Westminster’s La Quinta High School, the nation’s most Vietnamese American high school  OCRegister

WESTMINSTER — As students spilled into the quad for lunch, their English chatter was sprinkled with easy Vietnamese: Khoe không? (How are you?) and Sao ...



Five local students offered full ride scholarships to CSUSB Palm Desert  KESQ

Five Coachella Valley high school graduates were chosen for full-ride scholarships to Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus, the school announced ...



Did La Quinta's Aubrey O'Day have an affair with Donald Trump Jr. and write a song about it?  The Desert Sun

Online news sites have revealed that La Quinta High School grad Aubrey O'Day had an affair with Trump Jr. while she was on “Celebrity Apprentice.”



New Desert Hot Springs football coach won a CIF title as a player, 'paid his dues' as a coach  The Desert Sun

Errol Wilson won a California Interscholastic Federation football championship as a student and player at La Quinta High School in 2000, and later coached in ...



And the snap: The Desert Sun's 2018 Elite 11  The Desert Sun

Yes, it's that time of year again -- time for The Desert Sun's Elite 11, our sports staffs' top preseason picks from among the Coachella Valley's best high school ...



Former NFL player accused of staging crashes for insurance money  KESQ

A former professional football player who lives in Indio is facing felony charges for allegedly staging four car crashes and filing claims resulting in $70000 in ...



La Quinta football coach Dan Armstrong not returning to program after 23 years  KESQ

As we first reported on Wednesday, Dan Armstrong will not return to La Quinta high school after 23 seasons as the head football coach.



La Quinta High star Tom Whitney shoots 68 in just his second PGA Tour start  The Desert Sun

The former Air Force veteran is in good position after playing in just his second PGA Tour start and his first start in CareerBuilder Challenge.



Desert Sands announces first day, other school dates  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified announces first day, graduation, holidays and myriad dates in between for families to use in planning next school year.



Beaumont teacher pleads guilty to sex with student, gets 4 years probation  KESQ

A Beaumont High School teacher pleaded guilty today to having sex with one of her male students and was immediately sentenced to four years probation.



Desert Sands begins summer school registration  The Desert Sun

High school counselors are accepting applications for summer classes through May 21.



Brainiac: City of Westminster has a new website, and Garden Grove high schools all land on the U.S. News & World Report list of the best in the U.S.  OCRegister

Ask and ye shall receive? Two weeks ago Brainiac wrote about how clunky the city of Westminster website was. Couldn't find an agenda on it to save your life.



Skate, BMX enthusiasts give X Park design tips in La Quinta  The Desert Sun

More than 60 people, mostly skateboarders, BMXers and roller derby competitors of all ages, attended a forum for a proposed X Park.



Former La Quinta High golfer Tom Whitney makes his first PGA Tour check  The Desert Sun

It was not the best round of the week for former La Quinta High School golfer and Air Force veteran Tom Whitney, but even a final-round 2-over 74 on Sunday ...



County school district sued by student also files suit against teacher  KESQ

A local school district recently sued by a high schooler who was molested by a former teacher filed a cross-complaint against the former educator, arguing that ...



Local public high school graduation rates on the rise  KESQ

Our “Back to School” coverage continues with a look at high school graduation rates here in the Coachella Valley. There are three different school districts ...



Student Athlete of the Week - Logan Prescott  KESQ

Logan Prescott is a three-sport standout at La Quinta and has earned his way onto the football team at Washington State given his versatility and exceptional ...



COD men's soccer nets biggest win in program history  KESQ

The Roadrunners are off and running with a historic start to their season. COD started their 2018 schedule with a win over the No. 3 ranked team in the country ...



Copper thefts force Shadow Hills High School's baseball team to reschedule games  KESQ

Baseball players were left fighting for sunlight after copper was stolen from the Shadow Hills High School stadium lights last Wednesday.



Week 9 story lines: Palm Desert, La Quinta clash for that coveted cloth — the Victory Flag  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert and its unbeaten league mark hope to grab the Victory Flag from La Quinta and take it back with them after a win.



Friday's high school football scores: Coachella Valley wins sixth Bell Game in row over Indio  The Desert Sun

This week's games include Bell Game, Rancho Mirage vs Palm Desert, La Quinta, Cathedral City and more.



Mayor Linda Evans heading toward easy win in La Quinta  The Desert Sun

La Quinta Mayor Linda Evans is on her way to a second two-year term Wednesday morning, with results giving her a significant lead over her challenger, Paula ...



In Perezchica family, dad and daughter share diamond dreams  The Desert Sun

Tony Perezchica is the third-base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks, his daughter Jasmine is a star on the DVL champ Palm Desert softball team.



Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest Competition  Patch.com

Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest - Palm Desert, CA - Valley high school students recently battled for scholarships in 13th annual Charles ...



DSUSD moves forward with Adams Elementary closing  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified School District will move forward with the plan to close Adams Elementary School.



Beaumont High School teacher accused of having sex with student  KESQ

News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 have learned a Beaumont High School teacher who was arrested for allegedly having sex with a student, once taught in La ...



Beaumont High School teacher accused of sex with student  KESQ

A Beaumont High School teacher accused of having sex with a student has officially been charged.



Local amateur boxing star Ortega begins professional career with 20-sec KO  KESQ

Former La Quinta High School student and now home schooled senior Santos Ortega has been making headlines in the boxing world throughout his amateur ...



Palm Desert burglary suspect identified after leaving drivers license at the scene, police say  The Desert Sun

Alan Herrera, 20, is a suspect in a November burglary on Robin Road in Palm Desert.



J & J Ranch restoration in La Quinta still in progress  The Desert Sun

Adobe buildings were constructed by the earliest settlers in the desert because the materials were readily available and inexpensive.



New chef takes lead at La Quinta Resort restaurants  The Desert Sun

Andrew Cooper, the new executive chef at La Quinta Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, is a great storyteller, young and energetic with some exciting ...



Finding Their Voice: The Goal of Local Band Instigator Is to Forge a Musical Movement  Coachella Valley Independent

Last year, a group of teenagers from La Quinta High School became the talk of the local music scene thanks to their unique brand of instrumental music...



Parents, teachers 'blindsided' by Adams school closure  The Desert Sun

Parents and teachers at John Adams Elementary School in La Quinta were upset and frustrated that they were not given the opportunity to provide input into the ...



Measure P Funds Modernize and Expand GGUSD Schools - Press Release  Digital Journal

In 2016, Measure P was on the Orange County ballot for residents in the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) boundaries. The bond measure won ...



La Quinta Arts Festival returns Mar 2-5  KESQ

The 2017 La Quinta Arts Festival returns to La Quinta's Civic Center Campus March 2-5 for 35th anniversary celebration.



Homies Making Music: Daniel Sullivan, aka Provoked, Says Prison Was the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Him  Coachella Valley Independent

When I met with Daniel Sullivan, who goes by the stage name of Provoked, he brought a portfolio that chronicles his history in the local music scene....



Veterans Day events in Coachella Valley  KESQ

Veterans and active services members are being honored throughout the Coachella Valley with a number of Veterans day events:



All-Area softball team revealed  Press-Enterprise

FIRST TEAM. Megan Berelleza, Shadow Hills, Freshman, Infielder. All-CIF Division 6 first-team pick and De Anza League Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player.



Beaumont High School teacher pleads not guilty to having sex with student  KESQ

A Beaumont High School teacher suspected of having sex with one of her male students pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges.



Teacher Who Had Sex With Student Cuts Deal To Avoid Jail  Banning, CA Patch

"There are so many facets to this story-- most of which were created by rumors and the media. I have learned a lot throughout the year-- more about myself and ...



Former NFL player whose career was ended by drugs & alcohol shares story  KESQ

He was once known as the robo-quarterback. Raised by his father to be a top football player. Todd Marinovich went to USC and for a short time, played for the ...



Woman found dead in Santa Ana remembered as popular teacher  OCRegister

SANTA ANA – In the days after her death, those who knew Rita Corpin marveled at the hundreds of lives she had been able to touch. The longtime teacher ...



Beaumont Unified Files Suit Against Ex-Teacher Samantha Ciotta  Banning, CA Patch

Beaumont Unified Files Suit Against Ex-Teacher - Banning-Beaumont, CA - A local school district recently sued by a high schooler who had sex with a ...



Dozens of cats, piles of debris found in retired teacher’s home  OCRegister

SANTA ANA – Animal control officials worked Wednesday to trap more than 60 feral cats roaming three homes owned by a 72-year-old woman who died of ...



Palm springs, California, Celebrities  seattlepi.com

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails Palm Springs RV Resort at Palm Desert, California. Mary remains at home and I expecting her to rejoin me in mid- ...



La Quinta 16-year-old boxing his way to 2020 Olympics  The Desert Sun

Boxing dreams derailed by a crushing loss. A chance at redemption. A vengeful win over the same opponent. The No. 1 ranking in the United States. The inside ...



Derren Teran of Indio sentenced in fatal DUI  The Desert Sun

Derren Teran is accused of being drunk when he crashed a Jeep, killing Victor Regalado Jr.



37 Coachella Valley cyclists have been killed since 2002. CV Link can be 'next step' for safety  The Desert Sun

More than 10 years ago, when research into the possibility for a pathway to connect the Coachella Valley's eastern and western edges began, the CV Link may ...



KESQ & CBS Local 2 highlight graduating Class of 2017  KESQ

It's graduation time for high school seniors across the Coachella Valley. KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 are highlighting three local school districts as ...



From our desert to the deserts of Afghanistan: The Nu'uvali Fa'apito Story  KESQ

It's been a crazy life changing year for 2011 La Quinta graduate Nu'uvali Fa'apito. From battling on the football field to the war in Afghanistan, Cody Krupp has ...



Partying In Panties: Snapchat Video of Beaumont High Teacher With Students Led To Arrest: PATCH EXCLUSIVE  Patch.com

Partying In 'Panties': Teacher Cuffed After Video - Banning-Beaumont, CA - Samantha Ciotta was a "good mother," but now she faces felony charges, divorce ...



Know Your Neighbors: Meet Tizoc DeAztlan, a Coachella Valley Native Who Is Working to Open Minds—and Create Opportunities  Coachella Valley Independent

Born in the Coachella Valley toward the end of the Generation X demographic, Tizoc DeAztlan, at 37, is the embodiment of all of the best Gen X stereot...



Find secret apps your teen is hiding on their phone  KESQ

Secret apps can hide photos, texts, even browsing on cell phones and tablets. How can you tell if your teen is using one? Better yet, how can you keep them ...



CALIFORNIA: Bill calls for halting high school exit exam  Press-Enterprise

High school students may no longer have to take a test that is now required for graduation. Proposed state legislation calls for suspending the California High ...



Career Technical Education has transformed high school  The Desert Sun

Grant Flores didn't take school seriously. He refers to his freshman self as a “slacked off kid," who spent more time drawing and painting than paying attention in ...



Varsity Arts 2018 Artist of the Year nominees: Music, instrumental  OCRegister

The following students have been named as nominees for the 2018 Artist of the Year in instrumental music. We received 81 nominations from teachers and ...



Restaurant News Bites: Introducing the CV Culinary Invitational; So Long, Clementine; and Tons More!  Coachella Valley Independent

New: The Coachella Valley Culinary Invitational Takes Place Jan. 13 If you like really good food, want to help out some future chefs, and have at leas...



Where are 2017 Orange County instrumental music students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 214 instrumental music students. Some plan to ...



Top Riverside County Students Recognized at Awards Dinner  Patch.com

Palm Desert, CA - Top students from 55 Riverside County comprehensive public high schools were honored at academic awards dinner.



On Saturday, a rematch will play out in Little Saigon  OCRegister

Phan Anh Nguyen stood on third base. He waited, listened, watched. Crack. Nguyen, 11 at the time, took off. Seconds later, his team – the Capitals – embraced ...



Beaumont High teacher accused of unlawful sex with a student  Press-Enterprise

A Beaumont High School English teacher was arrested Wednesday on allegations that she been having a sexual relationship with a student for the past several ...



Accused DUI Manslaughter Teen Refused to Allow Others to Drive, Records Show  Patch.com

A 19-year-old Indio man facing vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges in a March crash that killed a friend refused to allow two other friends concerned about ...



Outstanding visual arts and film teachers  OCRegister

With Varsity Arts coverage coming to an end, we asked Orange County high school teachers to identify colleagues from their campus or other schools who do ...



Boise State numerical roster countdown 2016: Day 16, Taylor Pope  One Bronco Nation Under God

We are a mere 16 days away from Bronco football. Let's check in on an unsung hero, #16 Taylor Pope. #16, Taylor Pope, RS Senior, WR ...



Coachella Valley native gave Assembly Dems supermajority  The Desert Sun

Democrats have regained supermajority control of the California Assembly, meaning for the next two years the party will be able pass new taxes and pass ...



RPD swears in two new officers  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Franklen Mixon and Jose Barragan joined the Ridgecrest Police Department on Tuesday morning. RPD held an official swearing in ceremony for the two new ...



Malibu mourns loss of two young locals | News  Malibu Times

For an old group of friends, spending last Friday night at the Malibu Boys and Girls Club seemed like old times—almost.



Where are 2017 Orange County visual arts students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 486 visual arts students. Some plan to go to ...



Two hikers found dead near Amboy Crater | News  Hi-Desert Star

AMBOY — A married couple from Yorba Linda died Saturday, Aug. 12, while trying to hike near the Amboy Crater, where temperatures reached 113 degrees.



Where are 2017 Orange County vocal music students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 172 vocal music students. Some plan to go to ...



Know Your Neighbors: Meet Mike Zorick, a Man Who Didn't Let a Lack of Sight Stop Him From Becoming a Champion  Coachella Valley Independent

He's a champion wrestler, a medal-winning runner and a concert pianist. One other thing about Mike Zorick: He's blind. Zorick, 70, has been an Indio resident ...



Last teams standing: Righetti baseball, Lompoc softball make runs in CIF; season ends in heartbreak for Santa Ynez, Cabrillo | Sports Lead  Santa Maria Sun

If you only looked at the Righetti High School baseball team's overall record of 16-16 this season, you would never guess that they're one...



Boise State numerical roster countdown 2015: Day 16, Taylor Pope  One Bronco Nation Under God

We're just over two weeks from kickoff and just over two days from the Fall Scrimmage. Dust off your tailgating britches! Since we have 16 days left until the ...



Vista Murrieta Student Named to All-County Academic Team  Patch.com

Murrieta, CA - Roger William Ibarra, a senior at Vista Murrieta High School, was among 10 students named to the All-County Adademic Team in a ceremony ...



Valley's Lily Tomlin, Aubrey O'Day both in new TV shows  The Desert Sun

The new comedy series "Grace and Frankie" starring Jane Fonda as Grace and former Palm Springs resident Lily Tomlin as Frankie, seems to have a very ...



Where are 2017 Orange County film students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 115 film students. Some plan to go to work and ...



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