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Cathedral City Becomes Sanctuary City Video included

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It was a close vote of 3 to 2, but Cathedral City leaders make a bold move Wednesday night, opposing the federal government by becoming a sanctuary city.

Cathedral City is now the first city in the Coachella Valley to become a sanctuary city. 

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Palm Desert

Fighting To Fight: Women in the Military, Part 2 Video included

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Just as women were joining the Marine Corps Infantry for the first time in history a scandal rocked the institution – a Facebook group known as Marines United was busted for sharing nude photos of women in the Corps. 

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Palm Springs

Crews Respond to Massive House Fire in Palm Springs

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A Palm Springs home caught fire Wednesday afternoon, leading authorities to shut down local roadways as crews battled the blaze.

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Mechanics Say Gas Theft A Common Problem In The Desert Video included

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There's a simple crime that is common here in the Coachella Valley. Gasoline thieves are draining car and truck tanks, and it has never been easier. 

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Gas Station Food Safety

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It's something most people rarely think about, the safety of gas station food. But after one man died and nine others got sick from botulism contaminated cheese sauce, some are wondering if the snack they eat when the stop to pump gas is safe? 

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Indio

Trivago Names Indio as Emerging Travel Destination Video included

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Palm Springs is well known around the world. But now the website Trivago says Indio is an emerging travel destination.

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Palm Desert

Fighting to Fight: Women in the Military, Part 1 Video included

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It has been one year since combat roles opened up to all women in the military including the Marine Corps infantry. But, just as women were signing up as grunts for the first time in history a scandal rocked the institution. 

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Coachella

Update: Extensive Search Continues for Missing Couple

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Police sought the public's help in locating a couple who have been missing since Wednesday after leaving the Coachella Valley in a car found abandoned on the side of a freeway in Beaumont.

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Coachella

Driver Whose Mom Killed in Crash Faces Murder, Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI Counts

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Murder, DUI gross vehicular manslaughter and other charges were filed today against an Arizona man accused causing a Coachella freeway
crash that killed his passenger.

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Cathedral City

Crash Affects Traffic on Vista Chino After Tuesday Morning Rush Hour

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Cathedral City Police Department responded to a three car collision at 8:43 AM at the wash on Vista Chino. 

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Working in the Heat

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These guys aren't sweating the blistering heat today. Temperatures have already reached triple digits several times in the month of May. Landscaper, Eddie Gossman says his profession is a commodity during this time of the year. 

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Riverside County

Manuel Perez Begins Duties as District Supervisor

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V. Manuel Perez, who started work today as Riverside County's Fourth District supervisor following a ceremonial swearing-in, vowed to work hard to gain the ``support and vote of confidence'' of his constituents -- including those with whom he may have disagreed in the past.

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Riverside Memorial Honors Fallen Palm Springs Officers Video included

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Palm Springs Police Officer Jose "Gil" Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny were shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call October 8th, 2016.

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Waste to Energy Proposal Video included

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According to the United Nations Environmental group, organic waste is the second highest kind of trash filling up our landfills. But Alibaba Farzaneh from Cathedral City man says he wants to turn that trash into something we use everyday, energy, "Everything that comes out from the food and trees and vegetables will be turned into money."  He says he already bought one machine that converts that matter into natural gas or energy and will present that idea to the ...

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Palm Desert

Palm Desert Sheriff's Station Phone Scam Alert

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Last week the Palm Desert Station received multiple calls from citizens stating they received a phone call from a Deputy O'Neal who was from the Palm Desert Sheriff's Office Civil Processing Division. 

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Palm Springs

Murder, Kidnapping and Other Charges Filed in Palm Springs Senior's Stabbing Death Video included

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Murder and other charges were filed Monday against a man accused of fatally stabbing a senior citizen found dead in his Palm Springs home, which the defendant had burglarized about eight years ago, and leading police on a chase in the victim's car.

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Riverside County

Widow of Former Riverside County Supervisor Makes Formal Endorsement

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Palm Desert Mayor Jan Harnik announced today that Sheryl Benoit, wife of the late Supervisor John J. Benoit, has joined other community leaders in supporting her campaign to represent the 4th District of Riverside County. 

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Riverside County

Tanker Trailer Flips Down Embankment on State Route 62

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A tanker with a trailer flipped over and down an embankment on westbound State Route 62 west of County Line, north of Desert Hot Springs. 

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Peace Officers Who Died on Duty to be Honored in Riverside

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Representatives from law enforcement agencies throughout the region, along with local elected officials and others will gather today for a service in Riverside to recognize the sacrifices of officers killed in the line of duty. The 34th annual Riverside County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Safe in His Arms statue outside the Riverside Police Department on Orange Street. The names of two law enforcement officers who died in ... More>>

Cathedral City

Cathedral City Renames Two City Streets in Honor of Local Students

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City Councilmember Mark Carnevale represented the City Council as the City unveiled two new street signs today, Monday, May 22, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. honoring two high school students from Cathedral City for their academic excellence. 

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Fire Crews Contain Blaze at Indio Auto Business

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A blaze damaged an Indio automotive business Monday, but no injuries were reported. There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire, which was reported just after 10 a.m.

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Thermal

Coachella Valley Unified School District Appoints New District Superintendent

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The Coachella Valley Unified School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Edwin Gomez has been selected as Superintendent of Schools. 

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Rancho Mirage

Shoopy Scramble Charity Donates Generous Check to Lucy Curci Cancer Center

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Brett Shoopman, cancer survivor and founder of the Shoopy Scramble Charity Golf Tournament, presented a generous donation in the amount of $31,783.27 to the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center. 

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