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Uneven Improvement: The Desert Healthcare District’s Expansion Is Leading to Good Things—but a Serious Funding Disparity Needs to Be Addressed

Back in October, a mulch fire ignited at the Sun Valley Recycling Center near Thermal, on land owned by the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians. The smoke plagued schools and neighborhoods for several weeks, creating health concerns for thousands of residents in the eastern Coachella Valley. Communities and school boards called for help—and one of […]