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The State's Case-Counting Problems; Are Gilead, Feds Conspiring for Profit? Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Aug. 5, 2020

The State's Case-Counting Problems; Are Gilead, Feds Conspiring for Profit? Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Aug. 5, 2020

Aug 05, 2020 17:55  |  Jimmy Boegle

Happy Wednesday, everyone. Let’s get right into it:

• Remember how on Monday, we said that Gov. Gavin Newsom was expressing tentative optimism about a statewide decrease in COVID-19 cases? Well … it tur...

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Informed Dissent: Our Election System Wasn't Designed for Someone as Power-Hungry as Donald Trump

Informed Dissent: Our Election System Wasn't Designed for Someone as Power-Hungry as Donald Trump

Aug 05, 2020 15:20  |  Jeffrey C. Billman

There are four plausible interpretations of Donald Trump’s suggestion that we delay the November election over the supposed threat of mail-in voting fraud.

1. He’s an idiot who impulsively farts out what...

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DREAMers' Dilemma: Immigrant-Rights Advocates Express Frustration as the Trump Administration Refuses DACA Applications Despite a Supreme Court Ruling

DREAMers' Dilemma: Immigrant-Rights Advocates Express Frustration as the Trump Administration Refuses DACA Applications Despite a Supreme Court Ruling

Aug 04, 2020 13:45  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

On June 18, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled the Trump administration’s efforts to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program—seemingly giving a lifeline to the program that a...

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After a Trying Weekend, Signs of Curve-Flattening; Vaccine Dilemmas—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Aug. 3, 2020

After a Trying Weekend, Signs of Curve-Flattening; Vaccine Dilemmas—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: Aug. 3, 2020

Aug 03, 2020 18:10  |  Jimmy Boegle

If your anxiety and/or depression levels were high this weekend, you were not alone.

More than a handful of people have told me were out of sorts this weekend—something that I, too, experienced. I susp...

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Shenanigans With the Census and Postal Service; Get Out Your Goggles—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: July 31, 2020

Shenanigans With the Census and Postal Service; Get Out Your Goggles—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: July 31, 2020

Jul 31, 2020 18:05  |  Jimmy Boegle

Earlier this week, we asked you, our amazing readers, to answer a short, six-question survey about this Daily Digest—and more than 200 of you took the time to do so. We thank all of you who did.

Here a...

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Unsung Heroes: Mama's House Volunteer Sharon Mottern Helps Young Mothers Get on a Path to Self-Sufficiency

Unsung Heroes: Mama's House Volunteer Sharon Mottern Helps Young Mothers Get on a Path to Self-Sufficiency

Jul 31, 2020 15:15  |  Madeline Zuckerman

Ginny Rowlette introduced her dear friend Sharon Mottern to Mama’s House. Ginny Rowlette has served on the Mama’s House board of directors for three years and is very passionate about the organization...

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August Astronomy: The Month Offers Close Pairings of the Moon and the Brightest Planets—Plus Perseid Meteors

August Astronomy: The Month Offers Close Pairings of the Moon and the Brightest Planets—Plus Perseid Meteors

Jul 30, 2020 12:00  |  Robert Victor

August’s planetary scene features giants in tandem in the evening—and four very close pairings of the moon with the three brightest planets. The Perseid meteor shower, somewhat diminished by moonlight...

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California's Deadliest Day (Again); a $5 Million Prize for Better Testing—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: July 29, 2020

California's Deadliest Day (Again); a $5 Million Prize for Better Testing—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: July 29, 2020

Jul 29, 2020 17:25  |  Jimmy Boegle

Happy Wednesday, everyone.

If you’re one of the 130 readers who has taken the time to complete our short, six-question survey: Thank you! If you have not taken the survey yet, and you have 90 seconds to...

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