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 2021-03-01 16:10 

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Vaccine updates: California's new system starts Monday...

Blue Shield will make recommendations to state health officials on how many doses should go to each county, and which providers should get them....

 2021-03-01 16:08 

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Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms by end of month...

To be eligible for this new money, districts in the most restrictive tier — known as the purple tier — must return to in-person instruction at least through second grade....

 2021-03-01 13:00 

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Voice: It's time to repeal the Second Amendment...

Bob Henry...

 2021-03-01 08:03 

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Voice: Reading Through the Pandemic...

During the pandemic, I have rediscovered the enjoyment of reading books. For what it's worth, I offer a few suggestions....

 2021-03-01 04:26 

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Golden Globes: Which winners, losers and moments had ties to the desert...

While local resident Gary Oldman and the movie...

 2021-03-01 02:30 

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California man cited after using mannequin for carpool lane...

A California driver who said he used a mannequin as his passenger for at least a year and a half to access carpool lanes faces a fine of at least $400....

 2021-02-28 22:27 

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California's new COVID-19 vaccine system starts Monday...

The new system, operated by Blue Shield, aims to streamline a confusing county-by-county patchwork of vaccination efforts....

 2021-02-28 18:27 

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Who has the power to reopen California classrooms?...

Amid a confusing tangle of power, it's difficult to figure out who's responsible for whether California kids will get back in their classrooms....

 2021-02-28 18:10 

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California revenues soar as rich get richer during pandemic...

It's so much money that, for just the second time ever, the state is projected to trigger a state law requiring the government to send refunds to taxpayers....

 2021-02-28 18:01 

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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation names new president, CEO Dr. Joseph Lee...
 2021-02-28 15:00 

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Hazel and Raymond Wilson were integral to desert's architectural expansion...

By May 1936 Wilson's work garnered the attention of The Desert Sun....

 2021-02-28 13:02 

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Man charged in North Palm Springs machete slaying freed from prison months early...

David Williams, 29, was sentenced to 32 months in state prison last March, but was free in February to allegedly commit horrific slaying of a North Palm Springs woman. State and Riverside County law enforcement agencies won't say how that happened....

 2021-02-28 13:00 

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Editorial: Kids, parents and the public deserve answers on CVUSD superintendent's departure...

Why is the board paying Maria Gandera more than it was obliged to in its already-generous contract? Remember, every dollar spent could go to kids....

 2021-02-28 13:00 

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Letters: Jails need to restore family visits. And instead of STRs, how about a hotel?...

Desert Sun readers sound off about a variety of topics...

 2021-02-28 08:10 

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Connecting California: California's next Joan Didion can sing...

Phoebe Bridgers, a 26-year-old musician, is challenging the status of Joan Didion, 86, as the most respected and quotable of California interpreters....

 2021-02-28 07:04 

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Member of Sheriff's department being treated at the hospital following wreck in Riverside...

A member of the Riverside County Sheriff's department was being treated at a local hospital following a collision with another vehicle in Riverside on Saturday night, according to the department....

 2021-02-28 02:16 

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'Complacency is very risky': Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed...

Dr. Conrado Brzaga, CEO of the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation, said earlier this month that district sites were testing...

 2021-02-27 22:51 

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Will Palm Springs resident Grenell take on Newsom in a potential recall election?...

In recent weeks, speculation has mounted that Palm Springs resident Richard Grenell will run for California governor in the event of a recall. Politico reported that Grenell was expected to meet with Donald Trump on Saturday....

 2021-02-27 17:28 

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Anti-Racism Coalition aims to help Palm Springs Unified support black students, staff...

The Anti-Racism Coalition started last July but is already makes some changes for the district, with plans for more changes by next school year....

 2021-02-27 16:00 

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Airbnb committee donates $75,000 against Measure B in Cathedral City...

In the final weeks before the March 2 election, Airbnb donated to oppose Measure B while Cathedral City Councilmembers donated in support....

 2021-02-27 15:11 

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Letters: Readers speak out for and against Measure B in Cathedral City...

The debate over short-term vacation rentals continues ahead of the March 2 vote....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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Voice: Vote on El Mirador gates shows duplicity of Palm Springs City Council...

El Mirador resident Joel Schneider says the council...

 2021-02-27 01:22 

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New farmers market set to open at the Atrium in Rancho Mirage...

Markets will be held Fridays, starting March 5....

 2021-02-27 00:59 

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LPGA's first-quarter schedule shows the coronavirus pandemic still having big impact...

The LPGA has just one event in January and one event in February this year as the schedule was changed by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-27 00:21 

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Two more schools get athletics back up and running as Blackhawks, Saints compete in cross country meet...

It's been 15 months since the last cross country competition for La Quinta and Xavier. That's why it was...

 2021-02-26 23:32 

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Probation revoked for Palm Desert embezzler who stole $500,000 from employer...

Traci L. Kunz, 46, pleaded guilty in September 2019 to one felony count each of grand theft and forgery, with a sentence-enhancing allegation of perpetrating multiple fraudulent transactions, in crimes that occurred over a three-year span beginning in 201...

 2021-02-26 22:39 

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Riverside County reports 265 new COVID-19 cases, 18 additional deaths Friday...

The county has now confirmed 289,450 cases since the first case was reported within its borders, according to its COVID-19 dashboard. As of Friday, Riverside County's virus-related death toll had increased to 3,767....

 2021-02-26 22:14 

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Will California's desert, Salton Sea be transformed into Lithium Valley?...

On the edge of the Salton Sea, state officials and investors are seeking to turn brine into 'white gold' that can power electric cars. But will this help solve the Imperial Valley's troubles — or add to them?...

 2021-02-26 21:02 

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Palm Springs lifts COVID-19 curfew; bars and restaurants can now stay open until 2 a.m....

On Friday, the city lifted a midnight curfew that took effect last July. Bars and restaurants can now stay open until 2 a.m....

 2021-02-26 19:52 

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Ballots now sent to all registered voters in Cathedral City for Measure B election...

The ballots were mailed after the governor signed a bill last week requiring that ballots be automatically sent to all registered voters in 2021 elections....

 2021-02-26 18:46 

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Cat that vanished 15 years ago is reunited with owner...

Brandy, a brown tabby, was reunited with man who adopted her as a 2-month-old kitten in 2005....

 2021-02-26 18:35 

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Faith: Don't forget to let your little light shine...

You too may possess a small light. Uncover it, and let it shine....

 2021-02-26 18:34 

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Fresh Pick of the Week: Tangelos...

California Tangelos tend to have a slightly pebbled texture, vibrant interior and exterior color, and very few seeds....

 2021-02-26 18:34 

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Palm Springs ready for weekend collectable car sale...

Featured cars include two Chevys and a Ford, plus a variety of vehicles for sale on consignment in the showroom....

 2021-02-26 18:33 

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Palm Springs car culture alive and well...

Both Arzano and Janssens sell cars at McCormick's event, which draws buyers in person and online from around the country and around the world....

 2021-02-26 18:33 

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Coachella Valley Unified discusses possible return of some students by March 18...
 2021-02-26 17:28 

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Vaccine updates: Three vials, or 30 doses, missing from delivery to Indio clinic...

Three vials of Moderna vaccine, enough for 30 doses, were missing from a delivery sent to Indio last week. Police and Riverside County are investigating....

 2021-02-26 17:21 

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'It's all hands on deck': IID crews work to restore electricity to 1,308 customers near Salton Sea...

Gusty winds toppled 14 power poles near Bombay Beach in Imperial County, leaving about 3,400 Coachella Valley customers without power in and around Mecca....

 2021-02-26 15:01 

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East valley schools: See something say something...

In addition to the weeklong events, students have been encouraged to participate in the Superhero Art Contest....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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Letters: Cathedral City residents voice support for Measure B...

Doug Evans and Paul Harris share their views on why they're voting yes on B....

 2021-02-26 08:51 

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College-bound students encouraged to apply for IECF scholarships...

Last year, IECF awarded more than $4 million in scholarships and educational support....

 2021-02-26 08:51 

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Read With Me volunteers Jeannie and Jim Morris help children improve their reading...

The couple says tutoring students through RWM is one way to let the students know that they are cared for by people outside of their environment....

 2021-02-26 08:02 

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Artists Council opens virtual exhibition and sale...

The "Reflections 20/20" Award of Merit recipients are Roberta Ahrens, Bart Baxter, Stacey Gregory, Nash Lawrason, Nettie Pena and Linda Stokey....

 2021-02-26 08:01 

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Why investing in mission-driven organizations' capacity is a priority...

Mission-driven organizations should not be only about programs. Investing in building and consolidating infrastructure is key to accelerating impact....

 2021-02-26 08:01 

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Bloom in the Desert to hold virtual fundraiser honoring Keisha D...

"This 12th annual Spring Fling cabaret and silent auction is another way our communities can come together for a good cause," said Rev. Kevin Johnson....

 2021-02-26 07:32 

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Palm Springs City Council will consider 'hero pay' urgency ordinance during March 11 session...
 2021-02-26 06:22 

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Palm Springs corruption case involving ex-mayor Pougnet, Meaney back in court Friday...

It is unclear what will happen during the proceedings. The prosecution is still awaiting the outcome of its appeal to reinstate bribery and conspiracy charges against developer and former co-defendant John Wessman, whose original charges were dismissed in...

 2021-02-26 05:43 

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Palm Desert council seeks more info before deciding on lifting drive-thru ban on Hwy 111...
 2021-02-26 02:16 

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Gusty winds topple power poles near the Salton Sea, causing mass outage...

IID spokesman Robert Schettler said winds brought down 14 power poles in Imperial County, affecting lines serving customers in the Coachella Valley....

 2021-02-26 02:12 

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Vaccine appointments open up on Friday at Palm Springs Convention Center...

More than 450 slots opened up Thursday evening for Friday's clinic....

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