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THOUSAND PALMS, CA — A man allegedly found with 12 dead dogs inside a stolen truck in Thousand Palms last month is facing a dozen felony animal cruelty counts. Douglas John Yates, 55, is also charged with one count of receiving stolen property in connection with his Feb. 15 arrest on Varner Road.
INDIO, CA — Police plan to utilize drones and tourniquets as part of security measures at next month's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival for the first time in the event's history. The Indio Police Department, which handles the bulk of law enforcement duties at the annual Coachella and Stagecoach music ...

PALM SPRINGS, CA — A 15-year-old Palm Springs High School student was arrested Monday for allegedly making threats toward classmates and staff, but no firearm was found at the teen's home following a police search of the residence, Palm Springs police revealed Wednesday. The student, whose ...
PALM DESERT, CA — The Palm Springs Art Museum has agreed to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by failing to provide scripts for audio programs or properly functioning listening devices, as well as other aids and services, to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, the U.S. Attorney's Office ...
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — The Board of Supervisors Tuesday directed the Riverside County Department of Human Resources to begin the process of revising ... The supervisor pointed out that the California Equal Pay Act, enshrined in the state Labor Code, prohibits employers from arbitrarily adjusting ...
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) advises pet owners to keep their dogs and cats at home in a quiet, sheltered, and escape-proof area during fireworks displays. The City of Palm Desert encourages residents who live in affected areas to follow the SPCA's advice and ...

PALM DESERT, CA — A Coachella Valley lawmaker's bill to expand broadband internet access for tribal communities in the Coachella Valley was signed into law Friday. The Tribal Broadband Deployment Act directs the Federal Communications Commission to improve broadband access in tribal lands ...
MOUNTAIN CENTER, CA — A 76-year-old Palm Desert man was killed when he lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle and was ejected in the ... The crash was reported at 9:20 p.m. Saturday on westbound State Route 74 east of Scenic Drive, California Highway Patrol Officer M.J. Murawski said.
The crash took place at 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Ramon Road and South Sunrise Way. By Patch California, News Partner | Mar 25, 2018 2:13 pm ET. 0. 2 Injured In Coachella Valley Crash. PALM SPRINGS, CA -- Two motorists were severely injured after their vehicles collided on a road in Palm Springs early ...
INDIO, CA — A security guard at an Indio middle school was arrested for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to a student, school district officials confirmed Wednesday. James Arthur Campbell, a guard at Desert Ridge Academy, was booked Tuesday on suspicion of three misdemeanors ...
From CSUSB Palm Desert: Palm Julia I. Lopez, one of California's most impactful philanthropists and foundation leaders, who has made a profound difference in the lives of countless students through her work with the College Futures Foundation, will be awarded a doctorate of humane letters at California ...
Workers raise the tent for Circus Vargas at the Westfield Mall in Palm Desert, Calif., March 20, 2018. (Photo: Zoe Meyers/The Desert Sun). The performers and crew of 60 – most of them family members – travel about 10 months a year performing mostly in California communities, with a few stops in Arizona ...
From H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation: A grant from the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation will bring low-cost spay and neuter for pets directly to their area. Catharine Reed, program director for the Foundation, presented a $25,000 Coachella Valley Spotlight grant to Melanie Scherer, founder of ...
PALM DESERT, Calif.- - Nearly a dozen oil paintings by Sir Winston Churchill will be on display in Palm Desert starting tomorrow. The collection will be featured at Heather James Fine Art, at 45188 Portola Ave., from Wednesday through May 30, before traveling to San Francisco in June, then to Wyoming ...
"Since we first brought this clinic to the Coachella Valley in 2013, we have provided much-needed services to more than 10,000 patients, for a total value of health care services estimated at $4 million – all free to patients," said Pamela Congdon, California CareForce President and Volunteer Coordinator.
PALM DESERT, Calif.- - A car struck a fire hydrant near Varner Road & Washington Street, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The incident was reported at 8:45 a.m. this morning. photo. CHP & Riverside County Fire are currently on the scene. photo. Flooding was relatively minor thanks to a ...
The event includes lunch, a hosted cocktail hour and dinner event, along with special player gifts. By News Desk, News Partner | Mar 19, 2018 9:00 pm ET. 0. CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Golf Tourney Will Support Students. From CSUSB: Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus will hold its 19th annual Golf ...

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — The median price of a single-family home in Riverside County dropped slightly last month, while sales of existing homes edged up, the California Association of Realtors reported Monday. The median home price countywide in February was $396,250, compared to $397,250 in ...
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA -- A 17-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car at a Desert Hot Springs intersection, police said Sunday. The crash was at 9:42 p.m. Saturday, when the pedestrian tried to cross Palm Drive at Camino Aventura, said Sgt. Daud Chang. Chang said that a 25-year-old La Quinta ...
PALM DESERT, CA -- A man suffered a medical emergency while swimming at a Palm Desert public pool Sunday, and firefighters said he nearly drowned. Firefighters and paramedics were called at about 9:20 a.m. to the Palm Desert Aquatic Center in the 73000 block of Magnesia Falls Drive, said Tawny ...
Hotel Paseo, a Marriott Autograph Collection property managed by Evolution Hospitality, proudly announces its official opening today in Palm Desert, CA. ... From the moment of arrival, guests are energized by a curated, quintessentially California-cool experience beginning at the entrance, marked by two ...
PALM DESERT, CA - From The City of Palm Springs: The City of Palm Springs, in partnership with the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG), is pleased to announce its new CV Housing First program recently opened a much needed headquarters in Palm Springs to help combat ...
Hotel Paseo, a Marriott Autograph Collection property managed by Evolution Hospitality, officially opened in Palm Desert, Calif. Located along El Paseo, known as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert,” and near Coachella Valley attractions such as golf courses, art galleries and Joshua Tree National Park, the ...
Expo at Fairgrounds in Indio features keynote speaker and writer Michele Payn, AgTech Entrepreneurs, major agriculture companies. By News Desk, News Partner | Mar 12, 2018 5:21 pm ET. 0. 2018 Riverside County Ag Expo Planned Wednesday. From Riverside County: Cutting-edge experts in agriculture technology ...
From Desert Recreation District: Registration is currently open for our 8th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament, presented by Loma Linda University Children's Health – Indio and benefitting The First Tee® of the Coachella Valley. This year's tournament will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the beautiful S ...
INDIO, CA — A man accused of setting his mother on fire in Indio, causing her to be hospitalized for a month before she died from burns over more than 50 percent of her body, was ordered to be in court Tuesday to enter a plea. The arraignment had been scheduled Monday but was postponed for a day ...
INDIO, Calif. - A Desert Hot Springs woman who rented out a Palm Desert home that didn't belong to her pleaded guilty today to a felony grand theft charge and was immediately sentenced to three years probation. Lisa Marie Peirson, 40, drafted lease agreements under a false name last year for a home on ...
KCOD Coachella FM won three competitive first place awards and 14 finalist awards for being among the top three in the nation. By News Desk, News Partner | Mar 6, 2018 7:25 am ET. 0. KCOD Radio Station Earns 17 National Awards. From KCOD: KCOD, College of the Desert's student radio station, won 17 Golden ...
Attendees of this free event will be able to watch professional artists at work drawing their chalk creations. By News Desk, News Partner | Mar 6, 2018 7:13 am ET. 0. 10th Annual Chalk Festival Returns To Indio. From The City of Indio: The City of Indio will host its 10th Annual 'Art in the Square' Chalk Festival on March 10th ...
Palm Desert resident John Devlin, 50, was pronounced dead 3:10 p.m. Sunday following the collision that occurred about 15 minutes earlier, ... a 2010 BMW motorcycle near Vista Point when he entered oncoming traffic and collided with a 2010 Toyota Prius, according to the California Highway Patrol.
PALM SPRINGS, CA — Police Tuesday were investigating the death of a woman found unresponsive in Palm Springs. The woman, whose identity was not publicly released, was found around 11:51 a.m. Monday at a home in the 1000 block of Alejo Road, according to the Riverside County coroner's office.
Fernando Juarez, 36, of Napa, center, embraces his 22-year-old sister Vanessa Flores, right, at the Veterans Home of California on Friday March 9, 2018. in Yountville, Calif. Flores, who is a caregiver at the facility, exchanged ... California authorities and a relative of one of three women killed after devoting ...
INDIO, CA — If you've been yearning to get tickets to this year's Coachella or Stagecoach music festivals — and you happen to live in the Coachella Valley — you're in luck. The festival promoters are again offering tickets to valley locals. Goldenvoice says they've saved 1,000 passes for each of the three ...
PALM DESERT, CA — A motorcyclist died after crashing head-on into a car on a winding road near Palm Desert on Sunday, the CHP reported Monday. Coroner's officials have since identified him as 50-year-old John Devlin of Palm Desert. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on Highway 74, east of ...
INDIO, CA - A Desert Hot Springs woman accused of renting out a Palm Desert home that didn't belong to her pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony grand theft charge. Lisa Marie Peirson, 40, is accused of drafting lease agreements under a false name last year for a home on Hedgehog Street and ...
After a city agency approves the deal, the Palm Desert oversight board and the California Department of Finance will issue final approvals for the transaction. Once that happens, the Department of Finance has five days to notify the city that the sale has been approved, after which the property can officially ...
BlackRock, the financial giant that manages $6 trillion in investments, has quietly purchased a prime slice of Palm Desert: 167 acres in the neighborhood west of the campuses of California State University San Bernardino and the University of California Riverside. The firm purchased the land in August ...
THOUSAND PALMS, CA — A hiker was bitten by a rattlesnake on a trail near Thousand Palms Wednesday and was airlifted out of the area for medical ... Due to the remote location, a California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted the unidentified hiker to a waiting ambulance, which took the victim to a ...
PALM DESERT, CA — A Palm Desert man is accused of breaking into "multiple" local vehicles and burglarizing them, sheriff's officials said Thursday. The 40-year-old was arrested Wednesday in connection to the case. According to sheriff's Sgt. Myers, the Palm Desert Burglary Suppression Unit was ...
PALM DESERT, CA — A hiker was injured Friday on a Palm Desert trail and was expected to be airlifted out of the area. The Riverside County Fire Department received word of the downed hiker around 10 a.m. on the Hopalong Cassidy Trail, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire ...


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