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Tighter Security for Annual President's Day Parade

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The annual Presidents Day Parade kicked off Monday morning for the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. 

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World Premiere Set for Frank Sinatra Documentary on Palm Springs Connection

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The world premiere of a new documentary detailing Frank Sinatra's connection to Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley at large will premiere tomorrow during the Modernism Week celebration held through Sunday. ``Sinatra in Palm Springs -- The Place He Called Home,'' explores the singer's attachment to the Coachella Valley, which he called home for nearly half a century. Story: Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students The 92-minute film, dir... More>>

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Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students Video included

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The Coachella Valley is home to the Kamoei sisters. They all graduated from Coachella Valley High School not too long ago, the eldest is class of 2005. But at their young age, Bahareh, Bita and Sara run their own real estate company. "Because we are all from the desert we have so much knowledge, like local knowledge of every city in the desert," Bita said. "The Coachella Valley has just been growing so much over the past few years" Real estate is not w...

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Three House Fires in 24 Hours Keep Desert Hot Springs Firefighters Busy

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Three homes are unlivable from separate fires that happened within 24 hours in Desert Hot Springs.  It was a busy weekend for Riverside County Fire Department, Battalion Chief John Crater, and a fire on the 13300 Block of Caliente Drive was the third house fire he responded. He said the fire began close to 2 P.M. inside a hallway closet. Crater said the family was at home when the fire broke-out and they were able to keep the fire from spreading to the rest of the hom...

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Museum Celebrates Generations of African Americans in the Desert

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Shirley Wallace grew up in Thermal during the forties. Her father was one of the first African Americans to make the East Valley home, and many years later Wallace returns to share her family roots.  A grass-root group called "Heart of Indio" and the Coachella Valley History Museum worked together to host a Black History Celebration with the lineage of black pioneers in the desert.  Wallace said, "They had 12 kids and I'm number seven, and I g...

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Feral Cat Population Increase In Palm Springs Neighborhood Prompts Health Concerns Video included

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People in the movie colony east neighborhood in Palm Springs say the feral cat population there is exploding and it could cause serious health problems for some.

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Indio

Police Investigate Robbery at Indio Business, Suspect Wanted

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Indio police are investigating a robbery at a business in the 81900 block of Hwy 111 near Monroe Street. 

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    Tighter Security for Annual President's Day Parade

    Tighter Security for Annual President's Day Parade

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-02-19 21:22:34 GMT

    The annual Presidents Day Parade kicked off Monday morning for the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. 

    The annual Presidents Day Parade kicked off Monday morning for the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. 

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    Experts Say Having a Plan Can Save Your Life During A Mass Shooting

    Experts Say Having a Plan Can Save Your Life During A Mass Shooting

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-19 04:49:38 GMT

    While we watched the chaos and heartbreak unfold at yet another school shooting, experts say we should use this time to talk about what we can do as a community to be prepared if this should happen here.  According to the non profit Everytown For Gun Safety this makes the 18th school shooting this year.  So every time we hear of these tragedies we are alarmed and feel vulnerable. But Indio Police Sergeant Dan Marshall says we should instead take this opportunity to f...

    While we watched the chaos and heartbreak unfold at yet another school shooting, experts say we should use this time to talk about what we can do as a community to be prepared if this should happen here.  According to the non profit Everytown For Gun Safety this makes the 18th school shooting this year.  So every time we hear of these tragedies we are alarmed and feel vulnerable. But Indio Police Sergeant Dan Marshall says we should instead take this opportunity to f...

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    Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students

    Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-19 04:46:17 GMT

    The Coachella Valley is home to the Kamoei sisters. They all graduated from Coachella Valley High School not too long ago, the eldest is class of 2005. But at their young age, Bahareh, Bita and Sara run their own real estate company. "Because we are all from the desert we have so much knowledge, like local knowledge of every city in the desert," Bita said. "The Coachella Valley has just been growing so much over the past few years" Real estate is not w...

    The Coachella Valley is home to the Kamoei sisters. They all graduated from Coachella Valley High School not too long ago, the eldest is class of 2005. But at their young age, Bahareh, Bita and Sara run their own real estate company. "Because we are all from the desert we have so much knowledge, like local knowledge of every city in the desert," Bita said. "The Coachella Valley has just been growing so much over the past few years" Real estate is not w...

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  • School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-19 21:45:42 GMT
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
  • Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-02-19 21:44:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
  • Teen Hero Shot 5 Times at Fla. School Gets Visit From Sheriff

    Teen Hero Shot 5 Times at Fla. School Gets Visit From Sheriff

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:05 PM EST2018-02-19 20:05:47 GMT
    A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot multiple times while trying to save his classmates during last week's mass shooting was visited in the hospital by Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Israel said he was "honored" to visit with 15-year-old Anthony Borges Sunday, just days after the shooting at the Parkland school that claimed 17 lives. "His family shared that Anthony was shot five times in Wednesday's school attack," BSO tweeted, along with a ...
    A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot multiple times while trying to save his classmates during last week's mass shooting was visited in the hospital by Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Israel said he was "honored" to visit with 15-year-old Anthony Borges Sunday, just days after the shooting at the Parkland school that claimed 17 lives. "His family shared that Anthony was shot five times in Wednesday's school attack," BSO tweeted, along with a ...
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    Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students

    Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-19 04:46:17 GMT

    The Coachella Valley is home to the Kamoei sisters. They all graduated from Coachella Valley High School not too long ago, the eldest is class of 2005. But at their young age, Bahareh, Bita and Sara run their own real estate company. "Because we are all from the desert we have so much knowledge, like local knowledge of every city in the desert," Bita said. "The Coachella Valley has just been growing so much over the past few years" Real estate is not w...

    The Coachella Valley is home to the Kamoei sisters. They all graduated from Coachella Valley High School not too long ago, the eldest is class of 2005. But at their young age, Bahareh, Bita and Sara run their own real estate company. "Because we are all from the desert we have so much knowledge, like local knowledge of every city in the desert," Bita said. "The Coachella Valley has just been growing so much over the past few years" Real estate is not w...

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    Ex-Thermal Teacher Convicted in Child Sex Case

    Ex-Thermal Teacher Convicted in Child Sex Case

    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:26 PM EST2018-02-16 00:26:52 GMT

    Anthony Robert Korwin, 59, of Vista, a former green energy and technology teacher at Desert Mirage High, was convicted Wednesday.

    Anthony Robert Korwin, 59, of Vista, a former green energy and technology teacher at Desert Mirage High, was convicted Wednesday.

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    Head Games: The Concussion Conversation

    Head Games: The Concussion Conversation

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:43 PM EST2018-02-19 04:43:27 GMT

    Mike Pyle played football for the Chicago Bears from 1960-1969. "He wasn't showing signs of brain damage at that time.” What he didn’t know was that all those hits would eventually kill him.

    Mike Pyle played football for the Chicago Bears from 1960-1969. "He wasn't showing signs of brain damage at that time.” What he didn’t know was that all those hits would eventually kill him.

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    Pete Carlson's Athlete of the Week: Ausencio "Chino" Lara

    Pete Carlson's Athlete of the Week: Ausencio "Chino" Lara

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-16 23:19:55 GMT
    It all started by simply showing up to a cheer competition. Xavier Prep Junior, Ausencio "Chino" Lara says, "I was like, this looks really fun, I'll just do it." "He reached out to me via email and said I would really like to be a part of this and I said alright talk to our athletic director and got the thumbs up and Chino has decided to be our first male cheerleader in the history of Xavier cheer," his coach says. Chino is a linebacker and ru...
    It all started by simply showing up to a cheer competition. Xavier Prep Junior, Ausencio "Chino" Lara says, "I was like, this looks really fun, I'll just do it." "He reached out to me via email and said I would really like to be a part of this and I said alright talk to our athletic director and got the thumbs up and Chino has decided to be our first male cheerleader in the history of Xavier cheer," his coach says. Chino is a linebacker and ru...
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    CIF-SS Playoff Brackets Released for Winter Sports

    CIF-SS Playoff Brackets Released for Winter Sports

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-13 08:06:51 GMT

    It's what teams work towards all season long, the post season. 32 De Anza and Desert Valley League teams awaited their fate over the weekend and on Monday, CIF-SS brackets were released. Below is this weeks playoff schedule for the 32 local teams.  TUESDAY’S GAMES Girls' water polo D4: Xavier Prep at Brea Olinda D6: Palm Springs at Valley View Girls’ soccer D5: Sage Hill at Cathedral City D6: Palm Springs at Arrowhead Christian  ...

    It's what teams work towards all season long, the post season. 32 De Anza and Desert Valley League teams awaited their fate over the weekend and on Monday, CIF-SS brackets were released. Below is this weeks playoff schedule for the 32 local teams.  TUESDAY’S GAMES Girls' water polo D4: Xavier Prep at Brea Olinda D6: Palm Springs at Valley View Girls’ soccer D5: Sage Hill at Cathedral City D6: Palm Springs at Arrowhead Christian  ...

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  • Indio

    Tighter Security for Annual President's Day Parade

    Tighter Security for Annual President's Day Parade

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-02-19 21:22:34 GMT

    The annual Presidents Day Parade kicked off Monday morning for the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. 

    The annual Presidents Day Parade kicked off Monday morning for the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. 

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    World Premiere Set for Frank Sinatra Documentary on Palm Springs Connection

    World Premiere Set for Frank Sinatra Documentary on Palm Springs Connection

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-02-19 19:48:33 GMT
    The world premiere of a new documentary detailing Frank Sinatra's connection to Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley at large will premiere tomorrow during the Modernism Week celebration held through Sunday. ``Sinatra in Palm Springs -- The Place He Called Home,'' explores the singer's attachment to the Coachella Valley, which he called home for nearly half a century. Story: Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students The 92-minute film, dir...
    The world premiere of a new documentary detailing Frank Sinatra's connection to Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley at large will premiere tomorrow during the Modernism Week celebration held through Sunday. ``Sinatra in Palm Springs -- The Place He Called Home,'' explores the singer's attachment to the Coachella Valley, which he called home for nearly half a century. Story: Three Local Sisters Giving Back to Deserving Students The 92-minute film, dir...
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    Museum Celebrates Generations of African Americans in the Desert

    Museum Celebrates Generations of African Americans in the Desert

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-02-18 04:39:50 GMT

    Shirley Wallace grew up in Thermal during the forties. Her father was one of the first African Americans to make the East Valley home, and many years later Wallace returns to share her family roots.  A grass-root group called "Heart of Indio" and the Coachella Valley History Museum worked together to host a Black History Celebration with the lineage of black pioneers in the desert.  Wallace said, "They had 12 kids and I'm number seven, and I g...

    Shirley Wallace grew up in Thermal during the forties. Her father was one of the first African Americans to make the East Valley home, and many years later Wallace returns to share her family roots.  A grass-root group called "Heart of Indio" and the Coachella Valley History Museum worked together to host a Black History Celebration with the lineage of black pioneers in the desert.  Wallace said, "They had 12 kids and I'm number seven, and I g...

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