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 2021-04-14 19:42 

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Desert Recreation District reopening indoor activities, classes this week...

During the pandemic the district was limited to outdoor and online activities only....

 2021-04-14 17:11 

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Southbound Highway 62 closed at Dillon Road after big rig flips...

CHP: southbound Highway 62 was closed at Dillon Road...

 2021-04-14 15:48 

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Wind advisory in effect; portions of Indian Canyon, Gene Autry Trail remain closed...

A wind advisory is in effect from early Wednesday morning until 10 p.m. for North Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Whitewater and the areas immediately east of the San Gorgonio Pass....

 2021-04-14 07:39 

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CalMatters Commentary: Drought hits California — and Newsom...

As California faces another drought, it adds another factor in the recall campaign aimed at Gov. Gavin Newsom....

 2021-04-14 05:41 

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Coachella Valley defeats Desert Mirage, 2-1, in girls' soccer matchup of CIF title hopefuls...

The Arabs staked their claim as a CIF title frontrunner a day after the CIF-SS announced that soccer will have a postseason following a period of uncertainty....

 2021-04-14 04:54 

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Supervisors OK expansion of mental health crisis intervention teams...

Under the program, licensed behavioral health counselors or nurses make themselves readily available to law enforcement officers to peacefully resolve calls for service, involving mentally ill patients or the homeless....

 2021-04-14 04:26 

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2 earthquakes strike northeast of Indio...

About 30 minutes later, a 2.6 magnitude temblor followed about 10 miles northeast of Indio, the USGS said....

 2021-04-14 02:19 

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California bill to ban fracking dies, but other oil regulation measures win votes...

Building trades' support or opposition was key to the success or defeat of the measures....

 2021-04-14 01:45 

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Thousand Palms man accused of fatally stabbing Chihuahua...

A man accused of fatally stabbing a Chihuahua was arrested in Thousand Palms on suspicion of felony animal cruelty....

 2021-04-14 01:12 

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Palm Springs closes Indian Canyon Drive, Gene Autry Trail due to poor visibility...

Indian Canyon Drive and Gene Autry Trail have been shut down due to poor visibility amid strong winds and sand....

 2021-04-14 00:14 

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Judge: Former La Quinta mayoral candidate Robert Sylk did not mislead woman seeking $10M loan...

La Quinta resident Diane Reed accused Robert Sylk of wrongfully collecting $15,000 in business transaction....

 2021-04-14 00:13 

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Items owned by musician Trini Lopez headed to auction in May; house sold for $2.09 million...

On May 1 and 2, Heritage Auctions will auction the Trini Lopez Collection...

 2021-04-13 22:46 

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Marshall Gelfand, Palm Springs-area philanthropist and entertainment manager, dies at 93...

Gelfand was entertainment manager to icons such as Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond. He served as president of the Palm Springs Art Museum and Temple Isaiah....

 2021-04-13 22:34 

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Valley roundup: Indio baseball kicks off DVL season with lopsided win...

Rajahs roll to win, also the latest from soccer, basketball and tennis...

 2021-04-13 21:07 

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Pinball museum in Banning eyeing move to Palm Springs, seeks to move into Desert Sun building...

The operator wants to move to The Desert Sun building across from the air museum. Plans call for 1,900 pinball machines and arcade games on display....

 2021-04-13 20:29 

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Judge: District maps invalid in issuing Rancho Mirage short-term rental permits...
 2021-04-13 20:07 

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Thermal schools were put on lockdown during suspect search...

Two men fled from a stolen truck near Desert Mirage High School, prompting school lockdowns during search....

 2021-04-13 19:30 

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Riverside County could reach 'herd immunity' by mid-June, public health officer says...

Public Health Officer Dr. Geoffrey Leung reiterated that masks likely still will be in use until coronavirus rates drop, not just locally, but nationally....

 2021-04-13 18:52 

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Column: Los Angeles Angels' rich history includes adding baseball stars past their prime...

Consider Anaheim the home of Mickey Mouse, the Matterhorn and the Over-the-Hill baseball gang....

 2021-04-13 18:35 

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California orders pause of J&J vaccine on US recommendation...

California officials directed counties and other providers on Tuesday to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine recommended by the federal government...

 2021-04-13 18:08 

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Joshua Tree Bubble Hotel project shows the promise, pitfalls of crowdfunding...
 2021-04-13 16:50 

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California will pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Here's what you need to know...

Riverside County residents scheduled to receive the one-shot vaccine this week at public health and mobile clinic sites will be offered alternative options....

 2021-04-13 15:58 

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Commentary: AB 537 would expand internet access for Californians...

AB 537 would develop a universal, streamlined permitting process for high-speed internet projects to help bridge the digital divide....

 2021-04-13 07:25 

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Why violent crime surged after police across America retreated...

Even the most dedicated officers who now face a greater risk of being sued, fired or prosecuted for doing their job feel pressure to pull back....

 2021-04-13 05:19 

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Chasing first DEL title, Shadow Hills girls' soccer team defeats previously unbeaten Palm Springs 4-1...

That the win came on the day the CIF-SS announced that the soccer season will include playoffs is meaningful....

 2021-04-13 04:54 

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Palm Springs human rights panel urges removal of statue of ex-Mayor Frank Bogert from city hall...
 2021-04-12 23:18 

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Letters: Think twice on 'Forever Marilyn.' And how about a night hike?...

Desert Sun readers sound off on current events....

 2021-04-12 23:17 

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$1 per month? California re-opens enrollment for health insurance coverage with new subsidies...

California re-opened enrollment for its state health insurance exchange, hoping more people will buy coverage now that the federal government is offering new assistance....

 2021-04-12 22:12 

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Restaurants sue Riverside County, state ABC over fees collected during COVID-19 shutdown...

The plaintiffs are seeking a refund of fees, taxes and charges paid while they were not allowed to oopen...

 2021-04-12 21:57 

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Proposed law to let politicians facing recalls see who signed petition advances in Sacramento...

If passed, the measure would take effect next year. It would not apply to the expected recall election against Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom this fall....

 2021-04-12 21:30 

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City of Palm Springs, Boys and Girls Club receive $1 million grant for cannabis education program...

The California Board of State and Community Corrections awarded the city and the Boys and Girls Club the Cannabis Youth Education Grant....

 2021-04-12 20:57 

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San Bernardino County nears 300,000 COVID-19 cases; 860,000 vaccine doses given so far...

San Bernardino County has 1,235 known, active coronavirus cases and is in the orange tier....

 2021-04-12 20:31 

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COVID-19: Riverside County has over 296,000 cases; over 1,200,000 vaccine doses given...

Riverside County is in the orange tier in the state's color-coded, four-tiered reopening plan. Only 20 COVID patients are currently in county ICUs....

 2021-04-12 20:15 

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Trial begins for man accused In 2017 Cathedral City bar shooting...

Thomas Zaragoza, 39, of Desert Hot Springs is charged with one count each of attempted murder, assault with a gun, assault on a person causing great bodily injury and criminal street gang activity....

 2021-04-12 19:44 

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Smiles, songs, hand sanitizer: First students return to classrooms in Palm Springs district...

Monday's students included kindergarteners, first and second graders, with more students returning later this month...

 2021-04-12 18:59 

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Price ranges for season tickets, suites set as Coachella Valley hockey arena moves toward approval...
 2021-04-12 18:38 

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Knott's Berry Farm announces reopening plans...

Knott's Berry Farm will reopen for season passholders on May 6 and on May 21 to the general public....

 2021-04-12 17:28 

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CIF-SS gives green light to postseason playoffs for most high school spring sports...

Basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, team tennis and dual meet wrestling will all have a postseason the CIF-SS announced Monday...

 2021-04-12 17:21 

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CSUSB Palm Desert nonprofit 'Priority One Coachella Valley' launches website, Facebook page...

Nonprofit was started last year by Palm Desert to continue to lobby Sacramento to be site of next independent campus....

 2021-04-12 16:56 

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Vaccines updates: Thousands of appointments still available in the Coachella Valley for Monday, Tuesday...

Thousands of appointments for Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are available across the Coachella Valley on Monday, Tuesday....

 2021-04-12 16:30 

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California border crossing crash: Driver slowed or stopped before crash killed 13 migrants, report says...

The NTSB's preliminary report includes the first published account of the driver of a tractor-trailer who survived the March 2 crash in the farming community of Holtville, California....

 2021-04-12 13:00 

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What impact would the new Coachella Valley hockey arena have on the environment?...
 2021-04-11 20:31 

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California oversight of nursing homes opaque, confusing and rife with inconsistencies...

Officials have let the state's largest nursing home owner and his companies operate 18 homes for years while failing to decide whether to grant the required licenses....

 2021-04-11 18:20 

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Commentary: Rural, low-income Californians need recycling centers...

Nearly 1,000 California redemption centers have closed since 2015, leaving remote places like Humboldt County with no centers at all....

 2021-04-11 18:02 

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Letters: Enough (or not enough) about Marilyn already! And we need Gov. Newsom's leadership...

Desert Sun readers share their thoughts on Gov. Gavin Newsom, the filibuster, Georgia's voting rights, hiking and Forever Marilyn....

 2021-04-11 18:01 

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Editorial: There's light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. Can we look ahead to big events?...

There are still huge question marks hanging over the BNP Paribas Open, the Coachella Arts and Music Festival, and Stagecoach country music festival....

 2021-04-11 16:00 

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Trial of felon accused in 2017 Cathedral City bar shooting begins Monday...

Thomas Zaragoza, 39, of Desert Hot Springs, is accused of opening fire on Mike Avila after an argument that erupted at what was The Block Sports Bar & Grill at Ramon Road and Date Palm Drive on July 26, 2017. The business is now known as Henry's Sport...

 2021-04-11 15:00 

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Riverside County board meetings now available via new viewing portal...

The county previously only transmitted board livestreams via the RivCo Livestream Channel, the Clerk of the Board website and the clerk's Facebook page. The latter two will remain active....

 2021-04-11 14:00 

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History: Prince Philip loved the informality of the California desert...
 2021-04-11 13:00 

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New liquor market opens in northwest Desert Hot Springs, first convenience store in area...

The 5,000-square-foot store is the first liquor and convenience store in the area....

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