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 2021-03-26 23:20 

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Why does Riverside County have a vaccine surplus? Supervisors call for outreach to seniors...

Frustration over appointments has led some seniors to head straight to a vaccination location — or give up on scheduling through the county....

 2021-03-26 21:22 

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If California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to defeat recall, energizing Latino voters will be key...

He is painting the effort as a partisan attack by pro-Trump Republicans who are anti-immigrant....

 2021-03-26 19:39 

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Indian Canyon Drive will close on Monday south of I-10; motorists urged to use Hwy 111 or Gene Autry Trail...

Indian Canyon Drive closed in both directions south of Garnet Avenue and north of Palm Springs Station Road on Monday, March 29...

 2021-03-26 18:33 

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Riverside County's unemployment rate falls to 8%, but Coachella, Mecca highest in county...

The county's overall rate is 8%. Coachella stands at 13.8%, Mecca at 12.6% and Desert Hot Springs at 11.7%....

 2021-03-26 18:02 

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Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert visits Shadow Hills in battle of unbeatens...

It's Week 2 of high school football in the Coachella Valley. Palm Desert visits Shadow Hills, while Coachella Valley, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and Desert Hot Springs all play at home....

 2021-03-26 16:16 

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Palm Springs temporarily extends permit for Well in the Desert, but will look for new location...

City staff will research alternative sites for the drop-in homeless services center amid complaints about crime and other problems downtown....

 2021-03-26 14:46 

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Meet the tribal members 'awakening' the Cahuilla language across Southern California...

The pandemic, with its lopsided toll on Native Americans and particularly tribal elders, is underscoring the importance of language education for some....

 2021-03-26 12:06 

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National Park Service launches hiring initiative to diversify law enforcement ranger force...

The National Park Service is seeking applicants for a pilot program that covers training cost and provides path to permanent employment for diverse candidates...

 2021-03-26 07:26 

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Inland Equity Partnership supports low income, marginalized communities...

IEP functions as a coalition of organizations that bring their experience and connection to their communities to the table....

 2021-03-26 07:26 

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Coachella Valley Horse Rescue to hold open-air festival benefiting abused horses...

There will be plenty of activities for kids and families, with scrupulous attention paid to traffic control, spacing and surface sanitation....

 2021-03-26 07:26 

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Holocaust Remembrance to be held virtually in April...

This year's virtual Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance will take place Sunday, April 11 at 11 a.m....

 2021-03-26 07:26 

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Roly China Fusion in Palm Springs launches weekly PS Drag Brunch to benefit Sanctuary...

The brunches will continue weekly throughout the year with 30% of the proceeds from show tickets donated to Sanctuary Palm Springs....

 2021-03-26 07:26 

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Local shop owner spreads positivity and makes people look good while helping to fight cancer...

Diagnosed with early stage 1 breast cancer. Elyssa Weintraub became her own warrior and now works to help others....

 2021-03-26 07:21 

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California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings...

State leaders and policymakers should develop a systematic strategy for the long-term phase-out of natural gas in our buildings....

 2021-03-26 07:21 

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Don't blame the tests: Getting rid of standardized testing means punishing poor students...

Eliminating meritocratic opportunities for students to excel will cause colleges to rely on the 'soft' parts of a rsum, which will benefit the rich....

 2021-03-26 07:14 

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Make Daylight Saving Time permanent: Sens. Patty Murray and Marco Rubio...

We're from opposite ends of the country and the political spectrum but we agree that making Daylight Saving Time permanent would be good for Americans....

 2021-03-26 07:11 

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Coachella Valley Unified board rejects proposed April return to in-person hybrid learning...
 2021-03-26 07:01 

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Red Cross presents 2021 Inland Empire Heroes Awards...

The event honored locals for their outstanding acts of heroism and humanitarian service in various categories....

 2021-03-26 06:04 

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Cathedral City defense smothers Indio to pick up Thursday night win...

The Lions rebounded from a lopsided opening-week loss to pick up a convincing win over the Rajahs; Frankie Valentino had three TDs in the win...

 2021-03-26 05:06 

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Letters: Why are we covering our desert in high rises?...

Desert Sun readers sound off about current events...

 2021-03-26 00:31 

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Desert Hot Springs will have a small football roster but has good chance to win games this spring...

In what head coach Errol Wilson thought could be a breakthrough year, his team enters the spring season with just 23 players but still a chance to win...

 2021-03-26 00:25 

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Coachella City Council approves new transportation via Bird scooters...
 2021-03-25 22:16 

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'Forever Marilyn: Citizen group wants judge to stop Palm Springs from closing Museum Way...
 2021-03-25 21:43 

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SoCal tribal health clinic network has vaccinated 23% of patients, plans for thousands more...

More than 4,070 people have been partially or fully vaccinated through a network of tribal health clinics in Southern California as of this week....

 2021-03-25 21:35 

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La Quinta Arts Foundation suing city, alleging trademark infringement...
 2021-03-25 21:35 

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After first game of football season is canceled, Desert Hot Springs AD schedules new game in 36 hours...
 2021-03-25 21:30 

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Desert viewers will have no trouble recognizing Palm Springs in new film 'Senior Moment'...
 2021-03-25 21:16 

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Valley roundup: Palm Desert tops Shadow Hills on the diamond; plus soccer and golf...

Our valley roundup is the place to find results from high school sports action around the desert; today we've got baseball, soccer and golf...

 2021-03-25 21:03 

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Toby Keith to be first musical act at outdoor venue in California desert in May...

Country singer Toby Keith will be the first musical act to perform at the outdoor event and sports venue Coachella Crossroads this spring....

 2021-03-25 20:00 

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Not sure if you're eligible for a vaccine? Riverside County doctor weighs in on gray-area scenarios...

Are you confused whether your asthma qualifies you to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Riverside County? What about the fact that you're a cancer survivor?...

 2021-03-25 18:15 

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California COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens to people 50 and older April 1, 16 and older mid-April...

Newsom: Regardless of age or preexisting condition, providers now have flexibility to vaccinate family members accompanying those who are eligible....

 2021-03-25 16:29 

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Grades in Palm Springs school district show slight improvement under distance learning with new programs...

Various programs at the middle school and high school level were put in place in January to raise grades that plunged during distance learning...

 2021-03-25 16:17 

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Southwest announces nonstop flights from Palm Springs to Las Vegas starting in May...

Southwest Airlines will offer nonstop services from Palm Springs International Airport to Las Vegas starting in May....

 2021-03-25 15:00 

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AmDocs film festival returns online, offers 200+ films through April 4...
 2021-03-25 07:57 

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Palm Springs will consider a formal apology for destroying homes on Section 14 in the 1960s...
 2021-03-25 07:36 

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CalMatters Commentary: California and the political food chain...

California offers two examples of how the intergovernmental food chain works....

 2021-03-25 07:30 

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Orrin Hatch: Resolving hardships for children, families key to criminal justice reform...

Reevaluate harsh sentencing, keep incarcerated close to loved ones and ensure that formerly incarcerated reenter society with job skills....

 2021-03-25 05:32 

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Cathedral City will begin enforcing short-term rental ordinance upheld by Measure B...

The city will start enforcing Ordinance 842 tonight, which City Council originally passed last fall....

 2021-03-25 04:06 

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Former employee admits embezzling $400K from Rancho Mirage addiction treatment center...

Kelly Michelle Barnes, 42, was arrested last October on suspicion of embezzling money from Dr. Harry Haroutunian's addiction treatment business between September 2018 and March 2020....

 2021-03-25 02:20 

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Man accused in La Quinta armed robbery pleads not guilty...

Luis Jose Leyva Jr., 32, of Desert Hot Springs was arrested last Friday on suspicion of joining three other suspects in carrying out the Dec. 20 robbery in the 79000 block of Olympia Fields....

 2021-03-25 02:08 

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Juvenile hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Indio...

The incident occurred shorty after 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Avenue 46 and Jasmin Lane, officials said....

 2021-03-24 22:12 

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White Party Palm Springs postponed to September...

White Party Palm Springs is the largest gay circuit party in the U.S. and typically attracts more than 30,000 attendees in the spring....

 2021-03-24 20:49 

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Newsom taps lawmaker Rob Bonta as California attorney general...

State Assemblyman Rob Bonta would be the state's first Filipino attorney general....

 2021-03-24 19:36 

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No appointments necessary for Mecca vaccination clinic today...

Riverside County's mobile clinic will be able to accommodate about 280 of the city's residents, according to public health officials....

 2021-03-24 19:24 

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Palm Springs airport travel highest since coronavirus pandemic began last year...

Most recent data shows February's travel rate was the highest since March 2020. Data for the current month won't be available until early April....

 2021-03-24 16:10 

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Indio City Council plans resolution in solidarity with Asian community...

The resolution had not been included on the upcoming April 7 council agenda as of Tuesday. Indio police Administrative Officer Benjamin Guitron said it is being reviewed by the city attorney....

 2021-03-24 15:43 

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Palm Springs filmmakers bring Trini Lopez documentary to AmDocs...
 2021-03-24 15:42 

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Twentynine Palms football loaded with seniors as new coach replaces a legend...

A new era of Twentynine Palms football begins Friday as team plays first game since 1995 without coach Ernie Martinez at the helm...

 2021-03-24 15:24 

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Sheriff's deputies arrest armed suspect outside Rancho Mirage shopping center Tuesday...

Witnesses said on social media that they took cover while at a nearby restaurant during the arrest. No injuries were reported....

 2021-03-24 12:00 

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Letters: Investigation of Newsom programs needed...

Desert Sun readers sound off on current events, including 'Forever Marilyn' and the Chuckwalla gates....

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