Friday, June 22, 2018
California Department of Social Services is switching to a new vendor for the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) program and this weekend and EBT holders will experience a 24-hour outage of the system state-wide. The outage will begin at 11:00 p.m. Saturday, June 23, and continue until 11:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24. We want to remind EBT card holders throughout the Coachella Valley to plan ahead for the outage and make sure they fill their shopping needs or get cash prior to the system going offline. During the outage EBT’s customer service phone system as well as their website will also be down... Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
While it may seem that the internet has created more options for connection, it's also created more options for anonymity and the illusion of safety. According to, "81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person". And how could they not? It just takes watching one episode of Catfish on MTV to realize that daily people are pretending to be someone they're not and are able to slide under the radar while harassing, manipulating, and bullying others online.  Cyberbullying can take many forms including, but not limited to: cruel or... Continue Reading