Jonathan Horwitz, The Desert Sun

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The Desert Sun

Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Past articles by Jonathan:

Gun magazine prompts lockdown at Thermal schools; incident follows student protests over safety

This incident is the latest in a string of lockdowns or evacuations at CVUSD schools. → Read More

Video with guns sent to James Workman Middle School students; man and 12-year-old detained

Police detained a man, 39, and a 12-year-old in Cathedral City after a video with guns was sent to James Workman Middle School students → Read More

Lisa Marie Presley's Palm Springs ties go way back

Priscilla and Elvis Presley honeymooned in Palm Springs in 1967, nine months before Lisa Marie was born in February 1968. → Read More

Center in La Quinta focuses on mental health for adolescents, young adults

Desert FLOW in La Quinta provides mental health, legal and social services to young adults ages 16-25. → Read More

Five new faces sworn in to Coachella Valley school boards after being elected in November

Three of the new members sworn in this week are in Desert Sands Unified School District. → Read More

Greg Wallis retakes 20-vote lead over Christy Holstege for Assembly seat

The 20-vote margin is one-hundredth of the 169,000 votes cast. → Read More

Election update Monday: 9 votes separate Wallis, Holstege in Assembly District 47

As of Monday morning, Holstege leads with 82,828 votes to Wallis' 82,819. → Read More

Morongo donates 15,000 turkeys this holiday season to those in need

In over three decades, the tribe has donated more than 175,000 turkeys. → Read More

Election results: Perez, Kinnamon lead for COD Board of Trustees seats

Four candidates are vying for two College of the Desert Board of Trustees seats in a race that has seen unusually high campaign spending. → Read More

Election results: Beto Alvarez, Michael Duran jump out to early leads for DSUSD board

Four races will decide candidates in three areas. One race for Trustee Area 2 is for a short term that could potentially last only several days. → Read More

Election results: Tight race for two seats on Coachella Valley Unified School Board

Four candidates vie for two seats to represent Trustee Area 1 — Coachella. → Read More

Two students arrested over gun at school as sheriff, CVUSD release new details on evacuations

The school district said it took hours to notify parents because it didn't have enough information sooner. → Read More

Thermal schools evacuated after reports of gun, suspicious device; gun found and teens detained

A grenade-like device in a backpack turned out to be a toy, but a real gun was found and two teens were detained, Sheriff Chad Bianco said. → Read More

Elected officials present $79 million check to CSUSB Palm Desert for new building

Once complete in 2026 or 2027, the building will become a new hub for student life. → Read More

Elections 2022: Four candidates vie for two spots on CVUSD Board of Education

Area 1 trustees Joey Acuña Jr. and Blanca Hall are challenged by Valerie Garcia and Ben Gutierrez. → Read More

Elections 2022: Three elections, one contested, for Palm Springs Unified Board of Education

Candidates are running unopposed in two districts, and one race to represent Desert Hot Springs has two candidates. → Read More

Elections 2022: Three seats for grabs on Desert Sands Unified School Board

Elections are to represent trustee areas 1, 2 and 5. → Read More

Flash flood advisory in effect for Coachella Valley Tuesday night

A flash flood advisory is in effect for the Coachella Valley through shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night. → Read More

College of the Desert board election: Former candidate Nestande endorses Aurora Wilson

"I think the board is going in the right direction," Nestande told The Desert Sun. → Read More

COD should expand in 'easternmost' Coachella Valley, CVUSD school board urges

It's the latest agency to urge the college to expand in a particular area. → Read More