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  • Oct 16 2021

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Community college students in California are being encouraged to take a closer look at their education plans, to see if transferring to a state university makes sense, and new policy changes aim to ease that pathway. The changes are part of a package of higher-education bills G...

  • Oct 07 2021

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    Adding a four-legged friend to the family is no small decision, and it’s easy to get distracted by sweet eyes pleading to be taken home. However, becoming a dog parent is a significant commitment, so it’s essential to do your research and make well-informed choices before deciding on a new dog.   No...

  • Oct 05 2021

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    PALM SPRINGS, CA – Modernism Week's 2021 Fall Preview will take place October 14-17 at various locations in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Many tours and events still have tickets available, and all events are open to the public. The full schedule may be viewed online at modernismweek...

  • Oct 04 2021

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    LONG BEACH, Calif. - Mona Rodriguez, the teen mom shot by a school resource officer in Long Beach, is brain dead and is expected to be taken off life support. The officer, who fired at the car after Rodriguez fled the scene of a fight, is on administrative leave - but the incident has reignited deba...

  • October 1 2021

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- LGBTQ+ groups are celebrating President Joe Biden's executive order reversing a Trump-era ban on transgender people in the military.The ban took effect in April 2019 and prevented transgender people from enlisting, joining the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or attending mili...

  • Oct 01 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS- JOSHUA TREE, Calif. -- Projects to protect the Mojave and Colorado Deserts stand to get a lot more funding, as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill creating the California Desert Conservation Program. The program is not yet funded, but the money should come with the 2022 budget cyc...

  • Oct 01 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's eviction moratorium expires today, and advocates for affordable housing are urging people to apply for help to stave off an avalanche of evictions and homelessness. Danita Churchill, a single grandmother from East Palo Alto who fears imminent ...

  • August 9 2021

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    By Francesca Tomasi, Kevin Ma, and Megan McCurryWith multiple highly effective vaccines against COVID-19, we have begun to round a corner on the current pandemic. But another crisis looms.Bacteria and fungi are mutating to resist our current antibiotics. Soon, the world may have no effective antibio...

  • July 27 2021

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    (Desert Hot Springs, CA) - The Desert Hot Springs Cleanup Committee held its third event on Saturday, July 24th, at a vacant property located next to the DHS Animal Hospital starting at 6:00 p.m.    "About a dozen or more volunteers have gathered together to clean up houses and lots along Palm Drive...

  • July 22 2021

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    The Norwegian government has claimed that Chinese hackers were responsible for a cyberattack on the country's parliament in March this year and called on Beijing to tackle and prevent such "malicious" activities.   In a statement on Monday, Norway's Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said that an...

  • June 23 2021

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    The Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival celebrates its 5th and most exciting year by moving into Coachella Valley Repertory’s newly renovated state-of-the-art theater, located at 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive in Cathedral City (the former IMAX theater.)     Founded in 2014 at the Indio Performing...

  • June 5 2021

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      By Lily Bohlke -  June 4, 2021   Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and gun-safety advocates in Maine are urging the Legislature to take up bills they hope would reduce the impact of gun violence on their constituents.Geoff Bickford, executive director of the Maine Gun Safety Coalition...