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 2020-11-30 13:00 

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Valley Voice: Good riddance to the year 2020...

Samm Coombs is eager to see the end of 2020, but worries the near future is going to be disturbing as well....

 2020-11-29 23:31 

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Rancho Mirage to open drive-thru COVID-19 testing site; Santa Claus will receive first swab...

Testing will be offered in the Rancho Mirage library's parking lot through Dec. 31. The tests will be self-administered....

 2020-11-29 23:14 

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San Bernardino County reports 855 new coronavirus cases, no deaths Sunday...

San Bernardino County remains in the purple tier which means all residents must follow the state's 10 p.m. curfew....

 2020-11-29 23:06 

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As pandemic aid ends, California families face brutal new year...

An estimated 750,000 Californians are set to lose federal unemployment benefits the day after Christmas, and 2.1 million could lose their homes weeks later when a statewide eviction moratorium lifts....

 2020-11-29 20:14 

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Interstate 10 is congested with post-Thanksgiving traffic near Palm Springs...

Bumper-to-bumper conditions lasted through the San Gorgonio Pass in the westbound lanes with normal traffic conditions in the eastbound lanes....

 2020-11-29 18:42 

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California counties to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as holiday travelers return home...

Health officials are preparing for a wave of cases in the next two or three weeks that could be tied to Thanksgiving gatherings....

 2020-11-29 18:04 

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Coronavirus cases surge 15.6% in California...

New coronavirus cases jumped in California in the week ending Saturday, rising 15.6% as 95,189 cases were reported....

 2020-11-29 17:41 

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Palm Canyon crossing signals are up, but won't activate until December...

Funding is partially covered by the Coachella Valley Association of Governments. It's for projects designed to reduce pedestrian fatalities....

 2020-11-29 13:00 

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Notes from the newsroom: A farewell, and a salute, to Opinion Editor Al Franco...

Al Franco has been with The Desert Sun since 1992, serving as copy editor, wire editor, A1 editor and opinions editor ... and most things in between....

 2020-11-29 12:50 

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Valley Voice: Desert residents, you can help save an important Coachella Valley forum...

Community support will be key to ensuring the continued existence of a longtime forum for expression and exploration of community issues....

 2020-11-29 01:51 

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More California counties ratchet up measures amid surge...

An alarming surge of newly reported coronavirus cases pushed San Francisco and San Mateo counties to the most restrictive purple tier in the state's pandemic blueprint for the economy....

 2020-11-28 23:00 

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San Bernardino County reports 1,942 new coronavirus cases, 0 deaths Saturday...

San Bernardino County continues accounting for a disproportionate share of California's identified COVID-19 cases....

 2020-11-28 20:00 

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2 shot, killed at Northern California mall on Black Friday...

A 19-year-old man was found dead at the mall and a 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries several hours later, police said....

 2020-11-28 18:40 

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Firefighters battling blaze at former Eagle Mountain Prison...

CAL FIRE firefighters are fighting fire at abandoned prison in Desert Center....

 2020-11-28 18:35 

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Desert Hot Springs mobile home engulfed in flames, two others damaged...

Crews responded to the 66000 block of Fifth Street at 11:55 p.m. Friday....

 2020-11-28 13:00 

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Letter: 'Forever Marilyn' placement at museum's doorstep hurts city's 'cultural heritage'...

'Forever Marilyn' debate in Palm Springs, Sen. Kamala Harris' successor among the topics of these Desert Sun letters to the editor....

 2020-11-28 00:50 

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Los Angeles County issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges...

The three-week order takes effect Monday. It came as the county of 10 million residents confirmed 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-...

 2020-11-27 23:10 

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Editorial: Farmworkers deserve priority when it comes to coming COVID-19 vaccination...

Those who toil in agriculture put the food on our tables. Giving them COVID-19 vaccine early on makes sense for all of society, the Editorial Board opines....

 2020-11-27 22:57 

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Riverside County reports 343 new Coronavirus cases and three additional deaths Friday...

According to the county, 66,702 people have recovered, which is about 81% of its overall cases....

 2020-11-27 22:41 

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As COVID-19 surges, local golf makes a case for staying open, officials say...

Golf returns in force to the Coachella Valley every November, but this time the game is featuring restrictions and protocols that were in place when many part-time residents left last spring...

 2020-11-27 22:28 

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These businesses owners are using home kitchens as an opportunity during unexpected year...

While the home kitchens program is still in its infancy, it has proved to be a safety net — and, for some, a pathway to business ownership....

 2020-11-27 22:06 

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Valley Voice: Focusing on becoming a more inclusive planet on World Disability Day...

Coachella Valley groups are working together to create activities that promote participation of everyone....

 2020-11-27 21:59 

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Why we give back: Dr. Timothy Jochen wants to make the world a better place...

Since arriving in the Coachella Valley in 2001, the board-certified dermatologist has quietly supported more than 60 local nonprofits....

 2020-11-27 21:55 

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Read With Me hosts 2020 donor appreciation luncheon, receives grant from Auen Foundation...

Research indicates that a child who works with a volunteer tutor improves their reading scores more than twice as much as the other children....

 2020-11-27 21:55 

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IE Black Equity Fund launches Black Friday giving campaign...

Funds raised will benefit more than 40 organizations that are addressing inequities in the Inland Empire....

 2020-11-27 21:54 

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Last chance to enter LifeStream Blood Bank's 'Dream Raffle'...

Time is running out to enter the LifeStream Dream Raffle, which is offering more than $25,000 in prizes....

 2020-11-27 21:54 

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UCPIE keeps special needs children healthy and connected during COVID-19 pandemic...

Since March 2020 UCPIE has distributed more than 300,000 pieces of PPE to over 500 families....

 2020-11-27 21:54 

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Palm Springs Friends of Philharmonic offers emergency music grant program...

Palm Springs Friends of Philharmonic is a nonprofit organization serving the Coachella Valley for more than 45 years....

 2020-11-27 21:54 

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Support The L-Fund by shopping their virtual sale...

The L-Fund is a nonprofit group that provides financial assistance to lesbians and trans lesbians in the Coachella Valley and surrounding areas....

 2020-11-27 21:53 

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McCallum Theatre Education offers high-quality virtual programming for students...

McCallum Theatre Education believes that all human beings are inherently creative and therefore provides additional programs to all age groups....

 2020-11-27 21:35 

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Letter: Rancho Mirage officials, please reconsider abrupt vacation-rental shiuft...

Vacation rentals, COVID-19 concerns among the topics in these Desert Sun letters to the editor....

 2020-11-27 21:27 

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Injured hiker stranded on La Quinta trail; firefighters hiking in to rescue...

Cal FIRE firefighters received reports of a hiker stranded about 7 miles into the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument....

 2020-11-27 20:32 

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San Bernardino County reports 1,769 new coronavirus cases, 0 deaths Friday...

San Bernardino County has 10,520 known, active coronavirus cases....

 2020-11-27 17:20 

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Coachella election results: Galarza leads Martinez for council seat by dozens of votes...

The candidates characterized the race as a friendly competition....

 2020-11-27 17:00 

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DSUSD student talent show CAMFest switching to online format this year...

The first three versions of the event took place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, but this year will be an online showcase of the students' talent...

 2020-11-27 16:48 

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Palm Springs resident says appearing on 'Jeopardy!' was an 'opportunity of a lifetime'...
 2020-11-27 16:06 

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Disney to lay off 4,000 more workers at California, Florida parks...

Disney also said they may make more cuts in spending such as reducing film and television content investments and additional furloughs and layoffs....

 2020-11-26 23:00 

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Hiker in Ladder Canyon stranded; crews respond for Thanksgiving Day rescue...

The hiker suffered a medical emergency....

 2020-11-26 22:05 

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Motorist drives wrong way on Interstate 10 near Desert Center, snarling traffic...

The agency said that vehicles came to a halt on the eastbound side ofI-10 as the man drove several miles, yelling at passing drivers....

 2020-11-26 21:33 

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Southern California Edison begins power shutoffs on Thanksgiving during wind event...

Fire weather returned to Southern California on Thanksgiving with the onset of Santa Ana winds....

 2020-11-26 18:34 

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California oil regulators issued hundreds of improper permits, audit finds...

The review, ordered after reports of...

 2020-11-26 13:00 

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Letter: Put 'Forever Marilyn' in the center of things, not in front of the art museum...
 2020-11-26 01:22 

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Staff with county's Registrar of Voters office test positive for COVID-19...

Some staff members in the Riverside County Registrar of Voters office have tested positive for coronavirus this week, and dozens of employees are quarantining as a result....

 2020-11-25 23:56 

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CalMatters Commentary: Regional cooperation boosting Coachella Valley affordable housing...

Efforts by Lift To Rise and its partners are creating community buy-in that California can use as a model in broader housing efforts....

 2020-11-25 23:06 

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Judge says California DMV can't ban vanity license plates 'offensive to good taste'...

Plaintiffs included a gay man in Oakland who owns Queer Folks Records and wanted to use the word...

 2020-11-25 22:44 

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California Assembly to meet in NBA arena for new session in bid to limit COVID-19 spread...

The Assembly will meet in Sacramento's Golden 1 Center, where the Kings normally play....

 2020-11-25 22:29 

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Riverside County reports 972 new coronavirus cases, 17 additional deaths Wednesday...

Riverside County has 14,027 known, active coronavirus cases....

 2020-11-25 22:28 

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'Necessity is the mother of invention.' New valley businesses open up during the pandemic...

A record number of new businesses are opening up during the pandemic around the United States, including some in the Coachella Valley....

 2020-11-25 21:57 

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San Bernardino County reports 911 new coronavirus cases, no additional deaths Wednesday...

According to the county, 77,653 people have recovered, which is an increase of 1,247 since Tuesday....

 2020-11-25 20:52 

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Your holiday gift guide: Everything made by California desert locals...

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