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Pandemic Stories: Agencies That Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Adapt to the New, Stay-at-Home Reality

Pandemic Stories: Agencies That Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Adapt to the New, Stay-at-Home Reality

Mar 31, 2020 17:35  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Even in the best of times, an average of 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the National Domestic Violenc...

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Seasonal Allergies During the Pandemic; Reader Indy Endorsements!—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 30, 2020

Seasonal Allergies During the Pandemic; Reader Indy Endorsements!—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 30, 2020

Mar 30, 2020 17:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

OK, so who here is dealing with seasonal allergies right now?

Aaaand who here is being freaked out by those seasonal allergies right now?

Any other year, the congestion, the occasional runny nose and the ...

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News Ain't Cheap; How A.A. Members Are Adjusting to Staying at Home—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 29, 2020

News Ain't Cheap; How A.A. Members Are Adjusting to Staying at Home—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 29, 2020

Mar 29, 2020 18:25  |  Jimmy Boegle

If you’re one of those people who gets upset when you can’t read a newspaper article due to a paywall … it’s time we had a chat.

First off, you should know that it’s not your fault you feel this way. W...

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Pandemic Stories: A Chat With Nine Local Members of Alcoholics Anonymous About How They're Dealing With the Shelter-in-Place Order

Pandemic Stories: A Chat With Nine Local Members of Alcoholics Anonymous About How They're Dealing With the Shelter-in-Place Order

Mar 29, 2020 16:19  |  Valerie-Jean (VJ) Hume

Getting sober is one thing—and staying sober is another.

Since 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings have been there to help members stay sober—offering a safe place for people to air their thoughts, que...

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Good News on Ventilators, Masks and Even Patrick Stewart—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 27, 2020

Good News on Ventilators, Masks and Even Patrick Stewart—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: March 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020 18:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

I spent most of my day wildly oscillating between despair and inspiration.

The despair came from, y’know, the news: The increasing numbers of reported infections and deaths. And the fact that we’re onl...

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Science Stopped: California's Researchers Deal With the New Reality of Sheltering in Place

Science Stopped: California's Researchers Deal With the New Reality of Sheltering in Place

Mar 27, 2020 17:30  |  Rachel Becker, CalMatters

As California officials desperately try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Chris Miller is coaxing a sample of the virus to grow in a secure laboratory at UC Davis.

Working in a laboratory nest...

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Pandemic Stories: Our High Desert Correspondent Brings News of a Go-Home Vibe, Busy Auto-Parts Stores and a Helpful Rainbow Reminder

Pandemic Stories: Our High Desert Correspondent Brings News of a Go-Home Vibe, Busy Auto-Parts Stores and a Helpful Rainbow Reminder

Mar 27, 2020 16:55  |  Beth Allen

It’s hard to believe that about two weeks ago, I was at a Joshua Tree art opening, socializing and having a good time. Today, that night feels like it was months ago.

Like many of you, I have been isol...

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