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 2021-04-30 07:29 

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Golf Around the World Tournament to support Family YMCA of the Desert...

The event, which takes place May 21 at Indian Wells Country Club, supports the largest provider of licensed childcare in the Coachella Valley....

 2021-04-30 07:22 

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In California, voter suppression starts in high school...

If we care about young people having a voice in elections, schools can start taking their students' role in our democracy seriously....

 2021-04-30 07:15 

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CalMatters Commentary: Biden's tax plan could hit California hard...

President Joe Biden's tax increases proposals will have a big effect on California, which is highly dependent on taxing the rich....

 2021-04-30 07:07 

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Coachella Valley organization helps low-income seniors secure benefits...

Senior Advocates gives seniors the assistance they need to identify benefits available and manage the paperwork....

 2021-04-30 07:07 

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Coachella Valley organization helps low-income seniors secure benefits...

Senior Advocates gives seniors the assistance they need to identify benefits available and manage the paperwork....

 2021-04-30 07:01 

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Steve Chase Awards go virtual to raise awareness, funds for DAP Health...

This year, we can ease into the social season via the internet and enjoy a wonderful evening, all the while supporting the work of DAP Health....

 2021-04-30 05:56 

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Competency of Indio murder suspect questioned; trial ordered...

Johnny Jose Rodriguez, 26, was arrested Jan. 15, 2020, a day after he allegedly gunned down 32-year-old Angela Struzas inside her home at 38555 Rancho Los Coyotes Drive....

 2021-04-30 03:10 

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Mental competency trial date set for man accused of attacking Desert Hot Springs child...

The prosecution previously requested a jury trial to determine whether Poulsen is mentally fit to be prosecuted on one count each of attempted murder and willful child cruelty, along with two sentence-enhancing allegations of inflicting great bodily injur...

 2021-04-30 01:50 

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Philanthropist Anne Douglas, widow of Kirk Douglas and a former Palm Springs resident, dies at 102...

Anne Douglas, wife to the late Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas and stepmother to actor Michael Douglas, died Thursday at her Beverly Hills home at age 102....

 2021-04-30 00:14 

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West valley schools: PSUSD transitional kindergarten will be full day for 2021-22...

Another option for incoming kindergarten and transitional kindergarten students is the district's Language Academy offered at Vista del Monte Elementary....

 2021-04-30 00:13 

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East valley schools: DSUSD summer school begins June 29...

At the high school level, courses will be available at Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Shadow Hills high schools to students in need of credit recovery....

 2021-04-29 23:27 

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California weekly unemployment claims increased last week...

Here's a look at how weekly unemployment claims changed in California last week compared with the week prior....

 2021-04-29 23:05 

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Coachella approves Canna Club project and contributes to May Day celebration...

The Canna Club and its fast food counterpart, The Chick Next Door, was approved 3-1, with Mayor Hernandez dissenting....

 2021-04-29 22:59 

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State awards $21 million to build affordable housing complex in Palm Springs...

A nonprofit developer has been awarded $21 million to move forward with the construction of a 60-unit affordable housing community in Palm Springs....

 2021-04-29 21:30 

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Valley roundup: Palm Springs boys' basketball takes down No. 1 Palm Desert...

It was a great night for Palm Springs High as not just boys' basketball, but girls' soccer team also took down a team ranked No. 1...

 2021-04-29 17:15 

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Commentary: California's student housing crisis almost ruined my life...

I am a student at UC Davis, and even though I worked as hard as I could to pay for housing, I was at risk of homelessness....

 2021-04-29 14:45 

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Ema Sasic joins The Desert Sun as a reporter covering health, homelessness...

An alumnus of Illinois State University, she previously worked at Bakersfield Life Magazine and The Bakersfield Californian....

 2021-04-29 07:42 

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High court considers student free speech case...

Legal experts say the current court's decision will impact student free speech rights for many years....

 2021-04-29 07:38 

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Hidden Common Ground: Why Americans aren't as divided on issues as we appear to be...

Partisan animosity is undermining the ability of Americans to recognize common interests....

 2021-04-29 05:34 

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Rep. Raul Ruiz, Dr. Conrado Brzaga reflect on Biden's presidential address...

Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, was one of 200 people who made the exclusive guest list Wednesday as President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress....

 2021-04-29 03:58 

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Rancho Mirage-Shadow Hills basketball game canceled after positive COVID-19 test for coach...

The positive test for a coach on Shadow Hills means the players and coaches will now quarantine for 10 days...

 2021-04-29 00:19 

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Jury deadlocks on two of three charges in 2017 Cathedral City shooting trial...

Jurors deliberated nearly four days in the trial of 39-year-old Thomas Zaragoza of Desert Hot Springs, who prosecutors contend shot Mike Avila after an argument erupted at what was then The Block Sports Bar & Grill at Ramon Road and Date Palm Drive on the...

 2021-04-28 23:17 

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Will College of the Desert require COVID-19 vaccinations? Official: Too early to say...

College of the Desert officials anticipate adding as much as 20% more in-person and hybrid course options in the fall....

 2021-04-28 22:04 

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No date for in-person Palm Desert council meetings to resume; City Hall open by appointment...

Council members have been meeting via teleconference or Zoom since March 2020 due to COVID-19....

 2021-04-28 20:56 

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Mickey is ready to welcome guests back to Disneyland; masks, temperature checks required...

Popular rides, attractions await guests returning to Disneyland, California Adventure for first time in over a year....

 2021-04-28 20:53 

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Valley roundup: Xavier Prep baseball edges Palm Desert; good news for desert swimmers...

Tuesday night's sports action includes baseball, softball, golf and a CIF-SS announcement that affects swimmers...

 2021-04-28 20:04 

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Vaccines aplenty but some Californians struggle to get one...

It's going to take more effort to reach the unvaccinated, experts say. This group includes people unable to leave their home or who can't miss work....

 2021-04-28 17:47 

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New nightclub proposed in historic Palm Springs building by owners of popular Arenas bar...
 2021-04-28 17:00 

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ShortFest to return in June as in-person event...

ShortFest is the first film festival in the state to hold all screenings amid COVD-19....

 2021-04-28 16:47 

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Desert Sun adds e-mail newsletters for Desert Hot Springs, Rancho Mirage and Coachella...

We are adding three new free e-mail newsletters to help you stay informed about your community....

 2021-04-28 15:14 

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Riverside County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 24% people fully vaccinated...

Here's a look at the number of Riverside County residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-04-28 10:37 

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Murder charge expected for bail agent accused in Palm Springs shooting...

Fabian Hector Herrera, 36, was arrested Friday and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on suspicion of murder, where he remains held without bail....

 2021-04-28 03:41 

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Coachella Valley Housing Coalition's final phase of affordable farmworker housing underway in Indio...

One, two, three and four-bedroom apartment units are currently under construction and will turn into homes for 100 farmworker families....

 2021-04-28 02:51 

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Arizona woman accused of killing Ashley Brito, 27, who was found dead in Indio hotel...

30-year-old Carla Flores of Arizona was arrested and jailed in connection with the killing of Ashley Brito, 27, of Thousand Palms....

 2021-04-28 02:23 

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Second unlicensed bail agent sought in fatal Palm Springs shooting...

Lisa Vargas is wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of David Spann inside his Palm Springs home....

 2021-04-27 23:06 

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Four arrested in Desert Hot Springs in connection with stabbing...

Four Desert Hot Springs residents were arrested in connection with a stabbing that sent a victim to the hospital....

 2021-04-27 20:49 

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Riverside County tentatively approves increased penalties for illegal fireworks...

Sheriff said the county's 911 service received 8,668 emergency and non-emergency calls connected to fireworks activity around July 4, 2020, leading to 80 arrests....

 2021-04-27 20:33 

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Desert Hot Springs Library to close May 1 as it prepares to relocate...

The library is moving to a new 15,000-square-foot facility at 14-380 Palm Drive. An exact opening date at the new location has not been announced....

 2021-04-27 20:31 

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Valley roundup: Latest high school sports polls reveal four desert teams ranked No. 1...

Palm Desert boys' basketball, Palm Desert girls' tennis, Shadow Hills girls' soccer and Desert Mirage girls' soccer all ranked No. 1...

 2021-04-27 19:24 

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No date set for Rancho Mirage City Council to return to in-person meetings...

City Hall has been open since June, no appointment necessary....

 2021-04-27 18:43 

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Column: Five reasons it's time for former Cincinnati Reds star Pete Rose to make Hall of Fame...

One Dodgers player and one Padres player are enjoying breakout seasons....

 2021-04-27 17:50 

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La Quinta begins to reopen City Hall with limited days, hours, no appointment needed...

City Council returned to in-person meetings last week....

 2021-04-27 17:15 

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A showdown over crime and punishment looms...

California will see a high-octane showdown over crime and punishment next year as Anne Marie Schubert challenges Rob Bonta....

 2021-04-27 16:50 

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Riverside County will stay in orange tier for at least 2 more weeks...

Riverside County will remain in the orange tier for another two weeks, according to data released by county officials at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting....

 2021-04-27 16:12 

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Supreme Court calls on Imperial Irrigation District to submit response to Michael Abatti...

Imperial Valley farmer Michael Abatti is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court will reverse state court decisions and give water ownership to him....

 2021-04-27 12:00 

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Voice: Amid vaccination plateau, let's do outreach to disabled...

It is time for the county to launch a home vaccination initiative....

 2021-04-27 07:10 

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Elias: Dignity Health link to UC Health opens up Pandora's Box of religious issues...

Catholic health care services limitations such as abortion, LGBTQ care raise difficult questions about California partnership....

 2021-04-27 04:59 

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Man shot by sheriff's deputy on I-10 in Whitewater identified as Gabriel Munoz Jr., 40...

Massive backups snarled traffic across parts of the western Coachella Valley as authorities investigated the shooting....

 2021-04-27 02:55 

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Coachella Valley softball coach claims 400th win with 12-0 shutout of Cathedral City...

Paul Salow took over in 1994 and has coached around 200 players and 20 playoff teams over the last 27 years leading the program....

 2021-04-27 01:49 

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Desert Sands Unified votes to let all students return to classrooms 4 days a week...

The special board meeting held Monday was in response to criticism of the seniors-only plan the board came up with last week...

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