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 2021-10-21 00:02 

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Riverside County to build new fire stations in North Shore and Desert Center...

The new projects will replace the aging and outgrown North Shore Fire Station 41 and Lake Tamarisk Fire Station 49. The cost is $10 million....

 2021-10-20 23:04 

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La Quinta OKs $285K management contract for largest skate and BMX facility in Coachella Valley...
 2021-10-20 22:53 

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Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce seeks community input on COVID-19 mandates...

Current Palm Springs mandates require face masks in indoor settings and showing vaccination or testing proof inside bars and restaurants....

 2021-10-20 22:24 

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Highway 74 closed after vehicle crashed off side of road; no estimate on how long the closure will last...

Highway 74 is closed in both directions near Vista Point as firefighters work to rescue a driver whose vehicle went off the side of the road....

 2021-10-20 22:09 

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A new desert pro golf tournament would be great, but plenty of work is required...

With the LPGA leaving the desert, many desert golf fans see a chance for a new tournament to come to the Coachella Valley...

 2021-10-20 21:35 

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Indio distributes additional $350,000 in COVID small-business grants...

The city of Indio is nearly finished distributing $350,000 in COVID-relief grants to local small businesses....

 2021-10-20 21:19 

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CIF-SS girls' volleyball playoffs: Schedule, results and more...

The volleyball playoffs are here. This is your one-stop-shop for schedules, results, photos, stories and more...

 2021-10-20 21:11 

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High school football picks: Which Coachella Valley teams do we see winning in Week 10?...
 2021-10-20 20:19 

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Efforts to restore Plaza Theatre back on track after $5 million donation...

In July, Save the Plaza Theatre had just over $160,000 in its coffers....

 2021-10-20 17:06 

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Swedish House Mafia to perform at Coachella in 2022...

A representative from promoter Goldenvoice confirmed to SPIN that the group will perform at the festival....

 2021-10-20 17:02 

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Push to change California ballot initiatives attacks our direct democracy...

It's no surprise some state legislators don't like voters' ability to overrule them, Loren Kaye writes, but a judge wants to weaken that right, too....

 2021-10-20 14:00 

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'Heart of the city': Palm Desert to celebrate completion of $18M San Pablo Avenue makeover...

Event will take place 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, between Fred Waring and Magnesia Falls drives....

 2021-10-20 04:56 

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Desert Hot Springs takes action on vacant commercial buildings...

Desert Hot Springs expanded an ordinance that regulates vacant residential buildings to include non-residential buildings....

 2021-10-20 04:26 

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New changeable message signs will warn Desert Hot Springs residents about road closures...

The signs will be located on Palm Drive and North Indian Canyon, which are frequently closed due to low visibility caused by sand blown by high winds....

 2021-10-20 04:24 

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Desert Hot Springs OKs school resource officer contract to put police back on campus...

Every councilmember as well as Mayor Scott Matas expressed some frustration, disappointment, anger or outrage with the Palm Springs school district....

 2021-10-20 03:20 

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Indio police arrest homicide suspect from 2012 shooting...

The arrest came nearly a decade after the 2012 shooting in Indio that left one female dead at the scene....

 2021-10-20 01:30 

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Laughter as a 'form of love': Improv and Comedy festival returns for 5th anniversary...

Festival Director Jeanette Knight. told The Desert Sun she refers to the festival as "Improv Theater For The People."...

 2021-10-20 01:02 

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Gov. Newsom declares drought emergency in Southern California counties...

The emergency extends to counties whose conditions were previously deemed not severe enough, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, and Ventura....

 2021-10-20 00:00 

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Sheriff's department identifies man killed in shooting on Interstate 10 offramp as Idyllwild man...

Russell Leggett, 30, was killed on Oct. 14 while exchanging gunfire with police during a high-speed pursuit on I-10 near Palm Springs....

 2021-10-19 23:42 

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Indio Rajahs' first-ever girls' golf league title shows progression of program...

The Rajahs shared the DVL title with Big Bear this year...

 2021-10-19 23:41 

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SilverRock in La Quinta will be rebranded with new name...
 2021-10-19 22:13 

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Riverside County sheriff adding 260 license plate cameras in unincorporated areas...

The Board of Supervisors approved the sheriff's purchase of 260 automated license plate reader cameras. The sheriff hasn't said where he will put them....

 2021-10-19 22:04 

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Departures of college football coaches Orgeron, Rolovich just part of wild and wacky world of sports...

Trae Turner is the first Dodger to lead the National League in both batting average and stolen bases since Jackie Robinson in 1949....

 2021-10-19 21:29 

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Two mobile health, wellness units to take services on the road for homeless in Cathedral City...

Two mobile health and wellness units, one providing showers and the other health services, will be available for the homeless in Cathedral City....

 2021-10-19 20:40 

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Riverside County supervisors set tentative meeting schedule for 2022...

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors is on track to end the current year with 20 dark days as well....

 2021-10-19 19:32 

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Palm Springs and California have led the way in vaccination to end this pandemic...

Mayor Christy Holstege on the efforts the city has made....

 2021-10-19 19:10 

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Retired McCallum Theatre CEO Mitch Gershenfeld returns for upcoming season to fill leadership gap...

Although Gershenfeld moved to Oregon last year, he's continued to serve as the theater's artistic director and set up shows for the 2021-22 season....

 2021-10-19 17:21 

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Audit: Riverside County's overtime costs exceed $110 million in 2020-21, down from previous fiscal year...

Riverside County Sheriff's Department had the largest dollar amount in overtime expenses — $58.7 million, representing a decrease of 17.5% from 2019-20....

 2021-10-19 16:53 

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Your rights don't trump our responsibilities — or public safety...

Readers weigh in on the limits of rights, health mandates, vaccines and photos that captured moments in time....

 2021-10-19 16:08 

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Power out for 947 IID customers in Thousand Palms...

The agency said a troubleshooter has been dispatched; up...

 2021-10-19 15:05 

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Driver suffers serious injuries after crashing into light pole in Indio...

One person suffered serious injuries after crashing into a light pole in Indio early Tuesday morning....

 2021-10-19 15:00 

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Halloween: Boo2Bullying's 3rd annual Boo Ball to benefit school programs...

Founded by Dimitri Halkidis, B2B seeks to eradicate bullying, intolerance and discrimination through education....

 2021-10-19 06:39 

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Desert Hot Springs hosts forum to hear concerns about high school safety, gangs, bullying...

Desert Hot Springs Police Chief Jim Henson said his department has responded to 117 calls for service at the high school since August....

 2021-10-19 00:06 

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Palm Springs hires assistant city manager, Teresa Gallavan. She was removed from last job...

The city council in Selma, Calif., voted to remove Gallavan from her post in May 2021....

 2021-10-18 23:38 

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October BNP Paribas Open seen as a successful dress rehearsal March main event...

Attendance at October BNP Paribas Open was down significantly, but tournament officials, players say they were just happy to be there....

 2021-10-18 23:22 

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Will Riverside County get a majority-Latino supervisorial district through redistricting?...
 2021-10-18 22:58 

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COVID-19: Coachella Valley adds 226 new cases in past six days; county transmission rate falls...

On Monday, Indio reported 59 new COVID-19 cases in the past six days, the highest among the valley cities, while Indian Wells reported four new cases....

 2021-10-18 22:23 

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New Desert X documentary pulls the curtain back on 2021 exhibition...

The film is part of KCET's TV series...

 2021-10-18 20:45 

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Ballots go out in Indio for Nov. 2 special election on tax extension, Measure E...

Measure E would extend the city's 1% sales tax increase from 20 years to...

 2021-10-18 20:31 

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Testimony begins in trial of man accused of killing Thermal man with a bat...

Saul Mayoral, 53, is accused in the March 23, 2018, death of Hector Quinones...

 2021-10-18 19:51 

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'We the people' support Sheriff Chad Bianco...

Readers weigh in on the sheriff, the Palm Springs Veterans Day parade and a new police chief....

 2021-10-18 19:08 

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Fish and Wildlife staff attempting to wrangle mountain lion seen prowling in Palm Springs Monday...

A mountain lion has been seen prowling in Palm Springs Monday and California Fish and Wildlife staff are currently trying to wrangle it....

 2021-10-18 18:02 

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Modernism Week announces February 2022 event details; tickets on sale Nov. 1...

Modernism Week will venture beyond Palm Springs to include programming in Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and Palm Desert....

 2021-10-18 16:28 

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Desert Sands parents participate in statewide school walkout over vaccine mandate...

Across California and local school districts, parents are keeping kids out of school Monday in protest of vaccine and testing mandates....

 2021-10-18 15:00 

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Damage from fires, droughts hurts water quality in Central California...

A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey this fall shows that intensive underground pumping has sped deterioration of groundwater quality....

 2021-10-18 15:00 

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Athlete of the Week: Molly McCarthy has CIF-SS title in mind, before heading off to Kansas...

You voted for McCarthy as our Athlete of the Week on Instagram. She and the Aztecs begin postseason play Thursday...

 2021-10-18 12:00 

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A new approach to fire: Harden the homes, and don't try to stop the blazes...

Simple and fairly cheap fixes can do more good than all the money we spent on traditional firefighting strategies, Jim Hinch writes....

 2021-10-18 11:45 

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Meet the 2 sisters in their 20s who are opening a new Grocery Outlet in La Quinta...

The store is scheduled to open on Nov. 4 in La Quinta Village shopping center on Washington at Calle Tampico....

 2021-10-18 01:39 

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Great Brit: Norrie outlasts Basilashvili for breakthrough BNP Paribas Open title...

Steady tennis won out, as Norrie outlasted Basilashvili to take home the BNP Paribas Open men's singles title 3-6, 6-4, 6-1....

 2021-10-17 23:44 

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Indian Wells history-maker: Paula Badosa becomes first Spanish woman to win BNP Paribas Open...

Badosa's win marks the second consecutive time a player has won this event in her first appearance, following Bianca Andreescu, who won it in 2019. Serena Williams is the other player to win this event in her first appearance, in 1999....

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