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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Vinny Stoppia, a Man Who Shares His Life-Long Historical Passion

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Vinny Stoppia, a Man Who Shares His Life-Long Historical Passion

Wednesday, June 28, 2017  |  Anita Rufus

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a program offered at both the Cal State San Bernardino  and the University of California-Riverside  campuses in Palm Desert. Osher offers noncredit courses targeting the 50-plus population “interested in learning for the pure joy of it” at more than 100 universit...

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Dear Mexican: Why Won't My Mexican Husband's Family Acknowledge His Mental Illness?

Dear Mexican: Why Won't My Mexican Husband's Family Acknowledge His Mental Illness?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: I’ve read that 75 percent of Americans are against giving illegal immigrants citizenship. I’m for full amnesty and citizenship for the current 12 million that are here, but I have two absolute conditions.

First, the border is locked up by both the U.S. and Mexico, and illegal entries ar...

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A Note From the Editor: Take the 'Independent' Challenge—and Discover Award-Winning Journalism

A Note From the Editor: Take the 'Independent' Challenge—and Discover Award-Winning Journalism

Tuesday, June 27, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

It’s a question I often get asked by people who are unfamiliar with the Coachella Valley Independent: “What sets your newspaper apart from the other local publications out there?”

After briefly mentioning the history of the alternative press (and explaining how the Independent fits into that history), I ...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for June 22, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for June 22, 2017!

Thursday, June 22, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's shocking weekly Independent comics page: The K Chronicles looks at how lynchings have changed over the years; This Modern World ponders what would happen if Trump's cabinet were completely honest; Jen Sorenson considers shamings over free school lunches; Apoca Clips announces the appear...

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Ask a Mexican: Will Mexicans Want to Use a Carpooling App?

Ask a Mexican: Will Mexicans Want to Use a Carpooling App?

Wednesday, June 21, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Waze is launching Waze Carpool throughout California. I think it’s gonna be a hit, especially with tight Latino enclaves throughout the state. But … is there a history of raites within the Mex community?

Uber Wazer

Dear Gabacho: Everything that tech bros and their hipster acolytes think th...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for June 15, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for June 15, 2017!

Thursday, June 15, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's obstructionist weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson looks at some right-wing hypocrisy; The K Chronicles pens an ode to home ownership; This Modern World looks at what will happen when incontrovertible evidence of Trump's wrong-doing is finally exposed; Red Meat can't stand the ...

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