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 2020-11-05 22:34 

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DSUSD students who want to stay with distance learning for entire school year must register by Tuesday...

Parents must fill out an online form by Tuesday for every student in their household who wants to skip the in-person hybrid model set to begin Jan. 19...

 2020-11-05 22:04 

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San Bernardino County reports 631 coronavirus cases, four deaths Thursday...

The county reported a positivity rate of 7.4% Tuesday, up from the 6.6% the week prior, according to state data....

 2020-11-05 20:01 

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Border agency: $225,000 in drugs confiscated at Highway 86 checkpoint near Salton Sea...

Authorities say the drugs were hidden in a Buick Sedan driving in Calilfornia. Its driver tried to pass through the checkpoint Wednesday morning....

 2020-11-05 17:43 

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Connecting California: Under COVID-19, we all feel the sting of failed county governance...

History and failures we're seeing now with COVID-19 are strong arguments for movement away from county governance, Joe Mathews writes....

 2020-11-05 16:19 

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Indio police investigating homicide in neighborhood playground...

The body was discovered around 3 a.m. at Yucca Park. The victim hasn't been identified....

 2020-11-05 07:32 

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Joe Biden supporters caravan from Palm Springs and Coachella to Palm Desert...

Many of the cars had signs or painted windows that read, "Count Every Vote!" or "Protect the Results!" The rally came after President Trump filed multiple lawsuits to suppress votes....

 2020-11-05 00:38 

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Valley will experience cool, windy weather this weekend; mountains areas may get snow...

Experts forecast rain and snow in mountain areas in Riverside and San Bernardino counties....

 2020-11-04 23:37 

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Election results: IID heading for a shakeup while incumbents holding on at Coachella Valley water boards...

The Imperial Irrigation District's board of directors could have two new faces if current vote totals hold....

 2020-11-04 23:05 

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Coachella Valley Democrats, activists plan 'Count Every Vote' caravan after Trump threatens temporary halt...

Hundreds of people are expected to caravan across the Coachella Valley, as local leaders on both sides of the aisle urged patience from voters....

 2020-11-04 22:36 

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Riverside County reports 420 new coronavirus cases, five additional deaths Wednesday...

Riverside County has 6,489 known, active coronavirus cases and remains in the purple tier....

 2020-11-04 22:33 

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Letter: Now that Election Day has passed, clear away your signs, candidates...

Election Day aftermath, Supreme Court politics among the topics of these Desert Sun letters to the editor....

 2020-11-04 22:33 

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San Bernardino County reports 1,325 coronavirus cases, eight deaths Tuesday and Wednesday...

The county reported a positivity rate of 7.4% Tuesday, up from the 6.6% the week prior, according to state data....

 2020-11-04 22:01 

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California election results: Where state propositions stand...

California voters approved funding for stem cell research but rejected a return to affirmative action in the state...

 2020-11-04 20:21 

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Election results: Where desert schoolboard races stand as votes continue to be counted...

Here's a look at where CVUSD, DSUSD, PSUSD stand with early results....

 2020-11-04 02:44 

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Election results: Yucca Valley voters choose 2 for town council...

Voters were choosing between incumbents and challengers in Districts 2 and 4....

 2020-11-04 02:19 

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California election results: LA district attorney's race a timely test of justice reform...

Lacey, the first Black woman to hold the job, faces a tough re-election fight against George Gascon, a former police chief backed by Black Lives Matter....

 2020-11-04 02:14 

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Sarah McBride, Democrat in Delaware, elected as country's first transgender state senator...

Democrat Sarah McBride won a state Senate race in Delaware and will become the first openly transgender state senator in the country when sworn in....

 2020-11-04 01:54 

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Indio Fairgrounds to receive $2.5M in upgrades thanks to designation as COVID-19 testing site...

Upgrades include improvements to restrooms and the electrical system, as well as a new paint job. The fairgrounds may also need new air conditioning....

 2020-11-04 01:44 

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Election results: Some California legislative incumbents fighting to survive...

California legislative races to watch....

 2020-11-04 01:14 

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Election results: Huge voter turnout as California finally reaches Election Day...

Californians expected to deliver a strong rebuke of Trump while weighing in on ballot measures that could overturn a prohibition on affirmative action....

 2020-11-04 00:58 

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Riverside County now meets state-mandated COVID-19 testing threshold but cases still rising...

Riverside County's coronavirus screenings have increased significantly, and with them a proportional rise in cases....

 2020-11-03 21:33 

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Riverside County reports 487 new coronavirus cases, two additional deaths Tuesday...

Riverside County has 6,353 known, active coronavirus cases. The county remains in the purple tier....

 2020-11-03 19:09 

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Valley Voice: You too can work the 'sunny side of the street'...

Marge Zapala offers some suggestions on finding optimism even in this stressful time....

 2020-11-03 17:28 

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Larger, faster greens await American Express pros at PGA West...

The staff at PGA West worked all summer to return the greens on the Nicklaus Tournament Course to their original size...

 2020-11-03 16:10 

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From Jackie Robinson to Sandy Koufax to Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers rich history lives on...

The Dodgers have had a remarkable 18 National League Rookies of the Year beginning with Jackie Robinson in 1947....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Proposition 17: Californians weigh in on letting people on parole vote...

The proposition also would allow parolees to run for office if they're registered to vote and haven't been convicted of perjury or bribery....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election results: Palm Springs Unified School District has two seats on ballot...

Palm Springs Unified shut down schools with out districts in the state in March, but there are details being worked out to return students to classrooms...

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election results: Desert Hot Springs voters to choose mayor, two council members...

Mayor Scott Matas is being challenged by former mayor Adam Sanchez. On the council side, seven candidates are vying for two seats....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election 2020: Coachella Valley Unified School District board has 8 candidates vying for 3 spots...

The election comes a a time when the school board is making crucial decisions about the district's plans for returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Proposition 22: California voters decide on benefits for Uber, Lyft drivers in gig economy...

Proposition 22 would exempt gig companies like Uber and Lyft from a new state law, AB 5, requiring them to treat workers as employees....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election Day is here, and this is what's happening at Coachella Valley polling places...

Early voting began weeks ago, but voters can still still cast their ballot at local polling places....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election results: Desert Healthcare District will see a new face in Zone 3...

Voters will elect a replacement for Mark Matthews' seat after his 23-year stint on the Desert Healthcare District board....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election results: Coachella residents vote for mayor, two council candidates in expensive race...

The city race was the second-most expensive in the Coachella Valley, with about $225,500 raised among five candidates as of late October....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Proposition 23: California voters decide (again) on kidney dialysis clinic rules...

The measure asked voters to require kidney dialysis clinics to have a physician present during operating hours, and to report infection data to the state....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Proposition 14: Voters to decide whether to continue funding California's stem cell research...

A 'yes' vote would have California continue funding stem cell research, by borrowing up to $5.5 billion....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Proposition 25: California voters decide on measure that would abolish cash bail...

Opponents included both bail bond companies and some civil liberties groups like Human Rights Watch....

 2020-11-03 14:01 

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Election results: La Quinta mayor, council incumbents face challengers...

Businessman Robert Sylk is challenging Mayor Linda Evans while Richard Gray hopes to unseat Councilmembers Kathleen Fitzpatrick or Steve Sanchez....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Proposition 19: California voters weigh in on portable property tax break measure...

New revenue from closing the inheritance tax break could generate billions for schools, local governments and the state. A big chunk would go to firefighters....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Indio candidates vie for council seats in Districts 1 and 5...

The Indio City Council has two open district seats, and five candidates are hoping to fill them....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Proposition 24: California votes on adding more data privacy rules...

Opponents argued that California's data privacy law is new — it went into effect this year — so the state should see how it plays out before changing it....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Cathedral City voters to fill two council seats...

The incoming council will be tasked with addressing a post-pandemic budget as well as pushback from residents for banning short-term vacation rentals....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Mission Springs Water District electing two competitive board seats...

The Mission Springs Water District board had three seats to fill this year and could have several new faces when the election results are tallied....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Proposition 20: California voters weigh in on proposed 'crackdown on crime'...

The measure proposed Increasing penalties for certain property crimes and repeated parole violations....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Palm Desert voters to fill three council seats in city's first district election...

The Coachella Valley city divided into two districts after being sued....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: 42nd Assembly District incumbent Chad Mayes faces challenge from Andrew Kotyuk...

Independent Chad Mayes hopes to defend his seat against San Jacinto Mayor Andrew Kotyuk after switching parties and raising Republicans' ire....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: 56th Assembly District incumbent Eduardo Garcia faces challenge from America Figueroa...

Voters first elected Garcia to the deep blue district in 2014. The district encompasses eastern Riverside County and all of Imperial County....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Imperial Irrigation District board candidates vie for two open seats...

The powerful Imperial Irrigation District's board of directors will have at least one new face when the dust settles on the election....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Proposition 18: Californians decide whether 17-year-olds can cast ballots in primaries...

The Legislature, by a two-thirds vote, placed this constitutional amendment on the ballot....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election results: Drubbed in 2018, California GOP looks to regain House seats...

California's GOP has been sinking for years but the party is hoping to change course by tapping into voter frustration in a cluster of House districts lost to Democrats in 2018....

 2020-11-03 14:00 

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Election 2020: Desert Sands Unified School District Board will get new member...

With a plan for a return to in-class learning in place for Jan. 19, three candidates hope to be part of the district's future...

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