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A Big Decision Day on the Reopening Front; the CDC Is Deeply Confused—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 21, 2020

A Big Decision Day on the Reopening Front; the CDC Is Deeply Confused—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 21, 2020

Sep 21, 2020 17:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

Tomorrow’s going to be a fascinating day on the COVID-19 reopening front. Why? Well …

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors is slated to vote tomorrow on a proposal that would give a big middle fi...

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School Substitute: The Desert Recreation District Sets Up a Network of Distance-Learning Hubs to Support Eastern Coachella Valley Students

School Substitute: The Desert Recreation District Sets Up a Network of Distance-Learning Hubs to Support Eastern Coachella Valley Students

Sep 21, 2020 11:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Gov. Gavin Newsom in July ordered all of the state’s school campuses to remain closed in counties where COVID-19 case rates remained too high, according to the state’s criteria.

That list included Rive...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 18, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 18, 2020

Sep 18, 2020 18:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

Happy Friday, all. Let’s get straight to the news:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died . NPR’s Nina Totenberg sums it up: “ Architect of the legal fight for women’s rights in the 1970s, G...

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RivCo, San Diego Moving in Opposite COVID Directions; Arena Plans Move to Palm Desert—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 16, 2020

RivCo, San Diego Moving in Opposite COVID Directions; Arena Plans Move to Palm Desert—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020 18:05  |  Jimmy Boegle

Riverside County businesses may soon be allowed to further reopen—and San Diego County businesses may soon be forced to further close.

Those are some of the takeaways from yesterday’s weekly update of t...

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Palm Springs Pride Reimagined: Ron deHarte Talks About This Year's Mostly Online Celebration—and Explains the Planned Car Caravan

Palm Springs Pride Reimagined: Ron deHarte Talks About This Year's Mostly Online Celebration—and Explains the Planned Car Caravan

Sep 15, 2020 14:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

On the weekend of Nov. 6-8, there will be no festival in downtown Palm Springs. There will be no parade. However, Greater Palm Springs Pride will go on—mostly online, like almost everything else has s...

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Trump Doesn't Blame Climate Change for the Fires, Which Have Killed at Least 24—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 14, 2020

Trump Doesn't Blame Climate Change for the Fires, Which Have Killed at Least 24—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Sept. 14, 2020

Sep 14, 2020 18:35  |  Jimmy Boegle

Before we jump into the news links, I have two bits of Independent-related information I’d like to share:

1.If you see Kevin Fitzgerald out and about, I strongly encourage you to buy him a drink. (Not ...

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Candidate Q&A: Meet the Three Candidates Running for the Palm Springs District 4 City Council Seat

Candidate Q&A: Meet the Three Candidates Running for the Palm Springs District 4 City Council Seat

Sep 14, 2020 14:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Palm Springs residents in two of the city’s five newly created districts will select representatives in this November’s election—meaning the city will finally turn the page on its transition away from...

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