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 2021-04-20 22:01 

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Chauvin guilty: 'He deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison,' Palm Springs leader says...

The Coachella Valley reacts as Derek Chauvin found guilty for killing George Floyd....

 2021-04-20 21:43 

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Valley roundup: La Quinta girls' basketball turns up the defense in win...

La Quinta's Emma Svoboda has triple-double as Blackhawks pull away from Shadow Hills; plus baseball, soccer and tennis...

 2021-04-20 21:29 

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Riverside County sees slight uptick in COVID-19 cases...

Local public health officials said the increase is due to holidays and more businesses reopening across the region....

 2021-04-20 19:39 

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death...

The verdict is to be read late Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-04-20 17:08 

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Palm Springs looking for volunteers to serve on boards, commissions...

Prospective applicants must either live, work or attend school within the city....

 2021-04-20 15:58 

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Letters: 'Marilyn' is hardly the worst kids will see. Let's talk about something else...

Desert Sun readers sound off about the statue....

 2021-04-20 15:57 

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Letters: In praise of Bogert and 'Marilyn,' and an idea for surf parks...

Desert Sun readers sound off....

 2021-04-20 15:55 

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Letters: Kudos to spay and neuter event and I-10 cleanup...

Desert Sun readers sound off....

 2021-04-20 15:45 

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Commentary: Why no Democrat should run in the Newsom recall...

Take it from someone who was involved in the Gov. Davis recall, there are two significant problems with another Democrat entering the race....

 2021-04-20 14:26 

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As California recall looks likely, hard work begins for GOP...

A recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California found just 40% of Californians support recalling the first-term governor....

 2021-04-20 05:34 

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Still good: Shadow Hills spoils Caleb Gervin's Desert Empire League debut with comfortable win...

Cord Stansberry had 33 points to lead the CIF-SS champion Knights, while desert basketball legend Caleb Gervin gets his feet wet as coach...

 2021-04-20 04:59 

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Palm Desert says arena could add $5 million in police, fire costs; county review may be delayed...

County planning commission vote, originally set for Wednesday, could be delayed until May, Supervisor V. Manuel Prez says....

 2021-04-20 03:54 

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L.A. mayor proposes massive spending plan, including nearly $1B for homelessness...

Garcetti's budget includes $24 million for a Guaranteed Basic Income pilot, which he said will be the largest of any U.S. city....

 2021-04-20 00:06 

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Lane closure set for Highway 111 in Mecca early Tuesday for bridgework...

The work is related to the Avenue 66 Grade Separation project, which is expected to save motorists time getting into or through Mecca....

 2021-04-19 23:43 

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Another California soda tax bill dies. Another win for Big Soda...

A bill that would have allowed California cities and counties to pursue taxes on sugary drinks was shelved. Advocates blame the clout of the soft drink industry....

 2021-04-19 23:16 

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Purple Room raises $100,000 in crowdfunding aid as supporters rally around 'first-class joint'...
 2021-04-19 22:57 

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Cathedral Canyon Dr. will completely close overnight Wednesday...

The closure related to sewer work had originally been slated for Tuesday night to Wednesday morning....

 2021-04-19 22:15 

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Riverside County weeks away from yellow tier; 42% of residents partially vaccinated...

Nearly a quarter of Riverside County residents are fully vaccinated and 42% of the population is at least partially vaccinated....

 2021-04-19 22:08 

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These organizations want to build temporary homeless shelters in Palm Springs. Will city fund them?...

Two organizations are proposing a community of temporary homeless shelters in Palm Springs. Residents can view the building models this week....

 2021-04-19 21:16 

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Commentary: Has California given up its climate ambitions?...

I've led the state Democratic Party's environmental caucus for eight years, but I am alienated by leadership that prefers jobs on a dying planet....

 2021-04-19 20:18 

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US West prepares for possible first water shortage declaration...

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation models project Lake Mead will fall below 1,075 feet for the first time in June 2021....

 2021-04-19 19:50 

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Several arrested in Coachella Valley DUI checkpoints over weekend...

Palm Springs police plan DUI checkpoint on April 30....

 2021-04-19 19:31 

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California reports 25% fewer COVID-19 cases than previous week...

California ranked 48th among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis shows....

 2021-04-19 19:30 

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High school golf: Condensed season, playoff uncertainty mark unusual spring for boys and girls...

The girls teams at local high schools generally play in the fall, but they are sharing time with boys teams this year...

 2021-04-19 19:04 

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Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide...

National cases of sexually transmitted diseases hit an all-time high for the last six years in a row. The consequences are now trickling down to babies....

 2021-04-19 17:49 

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Palm Springs police arrest a man in fatal traffic collision...

Joshua Woods, 30, of Desert Hot Springs was behind the wheel and hispassenger, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at thescene, according to police....

 2021-04-19 16:30 

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Cathedral City crash leaves driver in critical condition...

Cathedral City Police said the driver, identified only as a Palm Desert man, was ejected from the Volkswagen Jetta during impact....

 2021-04-19 16:10 

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Elias: Has California or Florida handled COVID-19 better?...

California placed lives saved above all else while Florida wanted to save lives, too, but not if his state's economy suffered....

 2021-04-19 12:00 

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Coachella Valley arena traffic, parking plans on agenda for county Planning Commission meeting...
 2021-04-18 22:13 

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Multiple vehicles damaged in Thermal fire Sunday...

Five firetrucks responded to a fire in Thermal Sunday which damaged an unspecified number of vehicles and a shed....

 2021-04-18 18:17 

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Commentary: Reparations can heal wounds — starting in Manhattan Beach...

To break the stranglehold of slavery's legacy, we must pay our debt as Americans to the descendants of those we harmed. This includes the Bruce family....

 2021-04-18 14:49 

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History: Cora Crawford and her home helped nurture a new community...

Crawford died at 90 after a life of service and caring for others. Palm Springs was built by resourceful and industrious women pioneers, and Crawford rates as one of that group....

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Leads about an on-duty killing dismissed as rumor at scandal-plagued Sheriff's Station in Thermal...
 2021-04-18 11:13 

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Strong Santa Ana winds predicted throughout Inland Empire Sunday...
 2021-04-18 10:51 

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Coachella Valley History Museum reopens after year-long COVID-19 closure...

The museum will feature updated exhibits and remain open during weekends, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., after April 17....

 2021-04-18 07:52 

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Let's let veterans help plan Cathedral City's Veteran Village...

Cathedral City should empower the people they serve. They should empower the veteran constituents who lobbied the federal government....

 2021-04-18 07:45 

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Connecting California: State's climate change fight about more than global warming...

While California reached its 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels, it is lagging in meeting its next target — slashing emissions....

 2021-04-18 07:08 

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CalMatters Commentary: A reminder about supplies and demands...

We should be skeptical of politicians who pretend that we can interrupt those supply chains, in the name of environmental protection, without negative consequences....

 2021-04-18 05:33 

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Sun sets on unusual five-game season as Xavier Prep tops Shadow Hills in rare Saturday tilt...

Both Xavier Prep and Shadow Hills were able to gain a lot of value from the five-game season that will help their teams next fall...

 2021-04-17 23:31 

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Masked crowds gather to peruse and buy art in Indio...

About 1,600 guests had visited the Indio Food and Art at Empire Polo Club Saturday as artists showed and sold their work....

 2021-04-17 23:14 

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Former employee claims county Supervisor Hewitt harassed her, then fired her...

The claim, filed directly with the Board of Supervisors, follows another filed last November, in which an employee at a skilled nursing facility in Cherry Valley alleges Hewitt harassed her....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

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La Quinta opens new 14-acre SilverRock Event Site with exercise, entertainment features...
 2021-04-17 22:07 

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Desert Sands Unified to consider eliminating cohorts, allowing in-person schooling 4 days a week instead of 2...

The DSUSD school board will consider allowing students to attend school on campus four days per week starting May 5...

 2021-04-17 16:57 

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Palm Springs police gun buyback event offers gift cards for firearms...

Residents who turn in firearms at a gun buyback event slated for Saturday in Palm Springs will be eligible to receive gift cards valued at up to $250....

 2021-04-17 07:27 

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Palm Springs ends season with mixed emotions following 35-14 win over Rancho Mirage...

The Indians wanted another shot at Palm Desert in a DEL title game, but they'll instead take a dominate four-game stretch to finish the season...

 2021-04-17 06:50 

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Going out in style: Aztec seniors complete careers with four straight undefeated league seasons...

The Aztecs rolled past La Quinta for a fourth straight Flag Game win, securing fourth straight league titles in the process...

 2021-04-17 06:33 

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Cathedral City completes playoff-caliber short season with 39-14 win over Desert Hot Springs...

The Lions lost their first game of the spring season, but won their last four games with hopes of carrying over momentum to the fall....

 2021-04-17 05:30 

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Pat Rizzo, Palm Springs saxophonist and former Sly and the Family Stone member, dies at 79...

Rizzo died on Thursday after a five-year battle with cancer....

 2021-04-17 01:49 

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Introducing the Aztec Arts Academy...

Specifically, the Aztec Arts Academy aims to provide students with the opportunity to create, perform, critique, and develop an understanding and respect for the performing arts in all of its forms....

 2021-04-17 01:49 

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Kindergarten, transitional enrollment underway...

Pre-school through second graders were the first students to return to campuses two mornings per week for in-person instruction this week....

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