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Multi-million Dollar Settlements and the Need for Government Accountability

S.E. Williams I can hardly think of any job where–if you continuously failed to meet performance expectations or follow policy or continuously misused employer funds–you would not be subjected to some form of disciplinary action up to and including termination.  The same does not appear to hold true however relative to elected officials and/or heads […]

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What You Need to Know About the Updated COVID-19 Boosters

Breanna Reeves | Updated vaccine booster doses are now available at local pharmacies, doctor’s offices and community health centers. Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorization of updated bivalent booster doses on September 1, the new formula is expected to offer better protection against the highly transmissible Omicron variant. U.S. Secretary of Health […]

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Riverside Community Health Foundation Welcomes Neighborhood Healthcare to its Community Clinics

IE Voice | The Riverside Community Health Foundation (RCHF) and Neighborhood Healthcare have announced a partnership for Neighborhood Healthcare to assume operations of RCHF’s three Riverside community clinics: Eastside Health Center and Eastside Health Center, Building B located on University and Arlanza Family Health Center on Arlington to provide quality affordable medical, dental, and behavioral […]

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Keeping it Real: One Black School Superintendent Failed to Meet Expectations

S.E. Williams During his eight year tenure as superintendent of the Victor Valley Unified High School District Dr. Ron Williams was singled out for several individual honors. He was named superintendent of the year in 2019 by the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA) in 2019. In 2017 he was recognized by by […]

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Challenger Deep: Dr. Dawn Wright Makes History as First Black to Explore Deepest Known Point in Earth’s Seabed

Aryana Noroozi | Dr. Dawn Wright made history this summer becoming the first Black person to descend to the deepest known point in the earth’s seabed, a trench known as the Challenger Deep. To complete the dive, she traveled from her home in Redlands to the Mariana Trench, a territory of the Federated States of […]