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PALM SPRINGS - A resident of Thornhill Place Apartments in Palm Springs says that his apartment is infested with rats and when he tried to get Desert Property Management to help they tried to put a bandage on the serious issue by giving him rat traps. The city of Palm Springs says the dwelling was built without permits and is illegal. Now the resident is being evicted but says he came forward in hopes others aren't stuck living in the conditions he's been forced to live with for months. More>>

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Proposed Cell Phone Tower

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Proposed Cell Phone Tower

    A Bermuda Dunes family is opposed to a proposed cell phone tower going up in their neighborhood. You Ask. We Investigate.® 
    A Bermuda Dunes family is opposed to a proposed cell phone tower going up in their neighborhood. You Ask. We Investigate.® 
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Planned Power Outages Delayed Due to Heat

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Planned Power Outages Delayed Due to Heat

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:47:15 GMT
    PALM DESERT - Two planned power outages in Palm Desert have been delayed due to the extreme heat and overwhelming calls Southern California Edison has received. This isn't a typical action SCE takes, but they re-evaluated the situation and decided it was best to reschedule for a cooler time of year.
    PALM DESERT - Two planned power outages in Palm Desert have been delayed due to the extreme heat and overwhelming calls Southern California Edison has received. This isn't a typical action SCE takes, but they re-evaluated the situation and decided it was best to reschedule for a cooler time of year.

  • Heat Advisory this Weekend

    Heat Advisory this Weekend

     

     

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Trashed, Vacant Lot Home to "Wanderer"

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Trashed, Vacant Lot Home to "Wanderer"

     PALM SPRINGS - Some residents have complained about a vacant, trashed lot at the corner of Crossley and Ramon Roads for some time, and the owner has been cited. One man in particular calls it his home.

     PALM SPRINGS - Some residents have complained about a vacant, trashed lot at the corner of Crossley and Ramon Roads for some time, and the owner has been cited. One man in particular calls it his home.

  • First LGBT Senior Assisted Living in Valley

    First LGBT Senior Assisted Living in Valley

     PALM SPRINGS - The first LGBT senior assisted living community will open to residents in September. It's the only one in the Valley catering to the LGBT community and the second one in the state.

     PALM SPRINGS - The first LGBT senior assisted living community will open to residents in September. It's the only one in the Valley catering to the LGBT community and the second one in the state.

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Blocking Robocalls

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Blocking Robocalls

     RANCHO MIRAGE - We've all been on the receiving end of a robocall. Those unwanted, and uninvited calls from telemarketers. Does the national "do not call list" actually work?

     RANCHO MIRAGE - We've all been on the receiving end of a robocall. Those unwanted, and uninvited calls from telemarketers. Does the national "do not call list" actually work?


  • SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the Gates

    SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the Gates

    RANCHO MIRAGE - Law enforcement advises homeowners to take precautions even those living in a gated community. 

    RANCHO MIRAGE - Law enforcement advises homeowners to take precautions even those living in a gated community. 

  • Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu City

    Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu City

    A summer monsoonal storm dumped heavy rain on Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  Resident Shannel Perry captured it on video.
    A summer monsoonal storm dumped heavy rain on Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  Resident Shannel Perry captured it on video.
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Resident Alleges Watermelon Field Neglected

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Resident Alleges Watermelon Field Neglected

    A viewer asked us to look into watermelon fields in Bermuda Dunes that she claims attract flies and are a nuisance. The melon fields, located on Madison and 38th Street, are partially hidden from the street but are bustling with employees harvesting the crop.
    A viewer asked us to look into watermelon fields in Bermuda Dunes that she claims attract flies and are a nuisance. The melon fields, located on Madison and 38th Street, are partially hidden from the street but are bustling with employees harvesting the crop.
  • EYESORE NEXT DOOR: Once Beautiful Park in Indio Now a Mess

    EYESORE NEXT DOOR: Once Beautiful Park in Indio Now a Mess

    An Indio resident says he paid a lot premium to live next to a park but the city failed to maintain the property and now it's a mess. He says he and his neighbors are tired of living next to the  "smelly swamp" and wants the city to clean it up before someone gets sick. 
    An Indio resident says he paid a lot premium to live next to a park but the city failed to maintain the property and now it's a mess. He says he and his neighbors are tired of living next to the  "smelly swamp" and wants the city to clean it up before someone gets sick. 
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Utility Bill Scam

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Utility Bill Scam

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    PALM SPRINGS - A local business owner says he was scammed out of hundreds of dollars by someone who called his business posing as a Southern California Edison employee. The Palm Springs Police Department and SCE warn people not to fall for this scam, that involves high pressure tactics. The scam involves pre-paid Money Pak Green Dot cards to the transfer money, this form of payment is difficult to trace, which is why police say it's preferred by criminals. 
    PALM SPRINGS - A local business owner says he was scammed out of hundreds of dollars by someone who called his business posing as a Southern California Edison employee. The Palm Springs Police Department and SCE warn people not to fall for this scam, that involves high pressure tactics. The scam involves pre-paid Money Pak Green Dot cards to the transfer money, this form of payment is difficult to trace, which is why police say it's preferred by criminals. 
  • COD's Indio Campus Closed After Water Leak

    COD's Indio Campus Closed After Water Leak

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:09:34 GMT
    College of the Desert's Indio campus was closed this afternoon because of a water leak. The leak was reported shortly after 3 p.m., and water and power to the building was turned off to allow for repairs and for safety reasons, according to COD's website.
    College of the Desert's Indio campus was closed this afternoon because of a water leak. The leak was reported shortly after 3 p.m., and water and power to the building was turned off to allow for repairs and for safety reasons, according to COD's website.
  • Police Seeking Help to Locate Missing Senior

    Police Seeking Help to Locate Missing Senior

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:04:43 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help in finding a 72-year-old Rancho Mirage man with ``severe'' medical issues, who may have gotten lost while trying to get to Desert Hot Springs.Walter Thomas Loebmann was last seen at 12:30 p.m. at 34560 Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage, clad in a white shirt and blue shorts. 
    Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help in finding a 72-year-old Rancho Mirage man with ``severe'' medical issues, who may have gotten lost while trying to get to Desert Hot Springs.Walter Thomas Loebmann was last seen at 12:30 p.m. at 34560 Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage, clad in a white shirt and blue shorts. 
  • Lisa Vanderpump to Receive Star in Palm Springs Wednesday

    Lisa Vanderpump to Receive Star in Palm Springs Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:55:41 GMT
    ``Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'' star Lisa Vanderpump will receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars tomorrow. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. at 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive. Former 'NSYNC member Lance Bass and ``White Party'' founder Jeffrey Sanker are scheduled to speak, and Vanderpump will be presented with a city proclamation. 
    ``Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'' star Lisa Vanderpump will receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars tomorrow. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. at 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive. Former 'NSYNC member Lance Bass and ``White Party'' founder Jeffrey Sanker are scheduled to speak, and Vanderpump will be presented with a city proclamation. 
  • Felony Charges Filed Against High School Pranksters

    Felony Charges Filed Against High School Pranksters

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:51:07 GMT
    Felony charges were filed today against three young men who allegedly put glue on door locks at La Quinta High School as part of a senior prank several days before graduation. The three 18-year-olds were arrested by Riverside County sheriff's detectives who investigated the vandalism that occurred June 2 at the school. Charges were brought against:
    Felony charges were filed today against three young men who allegedly put glue on door locks at La Quinta High School as part of a senior prank several days before graduation. The three 18-year-olds were arrested by Riverside County sheriff's detectives who investigated the vandalism that occurred June 2 at the school. Charges were brought against:
  • Dates Set for Modernism Week's Fall Preview

    Dates Set for Modernism Week's Fall Preview

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:09:22 GMT
    The fall run-up to Palm Springs Modernism Week will include a sneak peak of the Palm Springs Art Museum's new Architecture Design center, the first fall edition of the annual Modernism Show Sale and a showcase of photographs of the Salton Sea, organizers announced today.
    The fall run-up to Palm Springs Modernism Week will include a sneak peak of the Palm Springs Art Museum's new Architecture Design center, the first fall edition of the annual Modernism Show Sale and a showcase of photographs of the Salton Sea, organizers announced today.
  • Local Businesses Unhappy with Yelp Reviews

    Local Businesses Unhappy with Yelp Reviews

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:23:08 GMT
    Before trying a new restaurant or business, many of us first turn to Yelp. But how does Yelp prioritize which reviews you see first? KMIR's Gloria Rodriguez investigates. 
    Before trying a new restaurant or business, many of us first turn to Yelp. But how does Yelp prioritize which reviews you see first? KMIR's Gloria Rodriguez investigates. 
  • Business Leaders to Formulate Economic Blueprint Tuesday

    Business Leaders to Formulate Economic Blueprint Tuesday

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:12:19 GMT
    Business leaders will meet in Indio tomorrow to develop a plan for a strong regional economy. The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership is organizing the meeting. Business owners and other members of the business community will discuss opportunities and threats to the local economy, and help formulate an Economic Blueprint 2.0
    Business leaders will meet in Indio tomorrow to develop a plan for a strong regional economy. The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership is organizing the meeting. Business owners and other members of the business community will discuss opportunities and threats to the local economy, and help formulate an Economic Blueprint 2.0
  • Two New Restaurants Opening Shop in Palm Springs

    Two New Restaurants Opening Shop in Palm Springs

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:56:10 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Two new business are coming to the Springs Shopping Center in Palm Springs on the corner of Gene Autry Trail and Ramon Road..
    PALM SPRINGS -- Two new business are coming to the Springs Shopping Center in Palm Springs on the corner of Gene Autry Trail and Ramon Road..
  • Man Arrested after Shots Fired in Palm Springs

    Man Arrested after Shots Fired in Palm Springs

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:42:35 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Palm Springs Police arrest a man for allegedly shooting at another man at the Jack in the Box parking lot on South Palm Canyon Drive.
    PALM SPRINGS -- Palm Springs Police arrest a man for allegedly shooting at another man at the Jack in the Box parking lot on South Palm Canyon Drive.
  • Believing for Desi Fundraiser

    Believing for Desi Fundraiser

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:57:25 GMT
    INDIO -- Valley resident five-year-old Desirae Cechin was diagnosed back in April with a rare form of cancer.  A fundraiser was held for young Desi Saturday at the fairgrounds in Indio with multiple entertainers and vendors.
    INDIO -- Valley resident five-year-old Desirae Cechin was diagnosed back in April with a rare form of cancer.  A fundraiser was held for young Desi Saturday at the fairgrounds in Indio with multiple entertainers and vendors.
  • Man Arrested for Indio Shooting Death

    Man Arrested for Indio Shooting Death

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:51:35 GMT
    INDIO -- A 20-year-old man is behind bars for the shooting death of Christopher Luis Aguilar last weekend.
    INDIO -- A 20-year-old man is behind bars for the shooting death of Christopher Luis Aguilar last weekend.
  • One Year Old Bitten by Family's Pit Bull

    One Year Old Bitten by Family's Pit Bull

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:07:44 GMT
    A 1-year-old girl was bitten today on an ear, lip and cheek by her family's pit bull in Cathedral City. The girl was bitten just before 5 p.m. at a home on San Susanna Avenue, said John Welsh of the Riverside County Department of Animal Services.
    A 1-year-old girl was bitten today on an ear, lip and cheek by her family's pit bull in Cathedral City. The girl was bitten just before 5 p.m. at a home on San Susanna Avenue, said John Welsh of the Riverside County Department of Animal Services.
  • Suspicious Letter Sent to Time Warner Cable Office

    Suspicious Letter Sent to Time Warner Cable Office

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:31:59 GMT
    Authorities today investigated a ``suspicious'' letter found at a Time Warner Cable building in Palm Springs that later turned out to be harmless, possibly sugar. The letter was reported about 10:30 a.m. at the Time Warner office at 440 S. El Cielo Road.
    Authorities today investigated a ``suspicious'' letter found at a Time Warner Cable building in Palm Springs that later turned out to be harmless, possibly sugar. The letter was reported about 10:30 a.m. at the Time Warner office at 440 S. El Cielo Road.
  • "Believing for Desi" Fundraisers Planned for Today, Saturday

    "Believing for Desi" Fundraisers Planned for Today, Saturday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:54:02 GMT
    Fundraisers are scheduled tonight and Saturday for a 5-year-old Indio girl battling late-stage cancer. Desirae Cechin -- who goes by Desi -- was diagnosed in April with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, which affects the nervous system.
    Fundraisers are scheduled tonight and Saturday for a 5-year-old Indio girl battling late-stage cancer. Desirae Cechin -- who goes by Desi -- was diagnosed in April with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, which affects the nervous system.
  • Indio Police Chief to Have Lunch with Locals Friday

    Indio Police Chief to Have Lunch with Locals Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:44:37 GMT
    Indio Police Chief Richard Twiss will meet community members for lunch tomorrow. The city is launching its ``Lunch with the Chief'' community outreach program, which will be held at noon monthly on the second-to-last Friday at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church.Residents can ask questions and voice concerns, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said. Attendees should bring their own bagged lunch.
    Indio Police Chief Richard Twiss will meet community members for lunch tomorrow. The city is launching its ``Lunch with the Chief'' community outreach program, which will be held at noon monthly on the second-to-last Friday at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church.Residents can ask questions and voice concerns, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said. Attendees should bring their own bagged lunch.
  • Murrieta Man Killed Wife, an Escondido Cop

    Murrieta Man Killed Wife, an Escondido Cop

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:37:33 GMT
    A Murrieta man is suspected of killing his police officer wife and attempting to burn down their house to cover up the crime, authorities revealed today. Freddy Perez Rojas, 27, was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment 
    A Murrieta man is suspected of killing his police officer wife and attempting to burn down their house to cover up the crime, authorities revealed today. Freddy Perez Rojas, 27, was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment 
  • Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:29:56 GMT
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
  • Man Pleaded Not Guilty to Posing as Indian Wells Property Owner

    Man Pleaded Not Guilty to Posing as Indian Wells Property Owner

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:08:41 GMT
    A 54-year-old Palm Desert man is being prosecuted on criminal charges for allegedly posing as an Indian Wells property owner to get free tickets to the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament and discounts at a golf club. 
    A 54-year-old Palm Desert man is being prosecuted on criminal charges for allegedly posing as an Indian Wells property owner to get free tickets to the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament and discounts at a golf club. 
  • Man Arrested for DUI After Driving Through Casino Doors

    Man Arrested for DUI After Driving Through Casino Doors

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:01:53 GMT
    A 47-year-old Indio man suspected of leading police on a drug-fueled chase that ended when he allegedly tried to drive through the front doors of a casino was released from jail today. Around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were investigating a reported domestic disturbance in the 84000 block of Leyte Avenue in Indio when someone told them the person involved had just left and may have been under the influence of narcotics,
    A 47-year-old Indio man suspected of leading police on a drug-fueled chase that ended when he allegedly tried to drive through the front doors of a casino was released from jail today. Around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were investigating a reported domestic disturbance in the 84000 block of Leyte Avenue in Indio when someone told them the person involved had just left and may have been under the influence of narcotics,
  • 2015 Desert Town Hall Speakers Announced

    2015 Desert Town Hall Speakers Announced

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:05:25 GMT
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced today. Also scheduled to take part in the series are astrophysicist and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, photographer Platon Antoniou and Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist Charles Krauthammer, according to organizers. All talks are at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort Spa. Romney, who will speak Jan. 19, 2015, lost to Barack Obama in the ...
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced today. Also scheduled to take part in the series are astrophysicist and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, photographer Platon Antoniou and Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist Charles Krauthammer, according to organizers. All talks are at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort Spa. Romney, who will speak Jan. 19, 2015, lost to Barack Obama in the ...
  • Officers "Looking for a Crime Scene" in Search for Erin Corwin

    Officers "Looking for a Crime Scene" in Search for Erin Corwin

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:42:29 GMT
    The Marine wife, and expectant mother went missing on June 28th.  She said she was looking for a camping site in Joshua Tree National Park, and never returned.
    The Marine wife, and expectant mother went missing on June 28th.  She said she was looking for a camping site in Joshua Tree National Park, and never returned.
  • Palm Springs Police Seek Citizens on Patrol Volunteers

    Palm Springs Police Seek Citizens on Patrol Volunteers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:17:18 GMT
    Applications are being accepted for the Palm Springs Police Department's next Citizens' Police Academy, a police spokesman said today. The free 13-week program starts Sept. 11. Participants discuss patrol procedures, traffic and crime scene investigations, K-9, SWAT, community policing, narcotics and other topics, and can go on a ride-along with a patrol officer, 
    Applications are being accepted for the Palm Springs Police Department's next Citizens' Police Academy, a police spokesman said today. The free 13-week program starts Sept. 11. Participants discuss patrol procedures, traffic and crime scene investigations, K-9, SWAT, community policing, narcotics and other topics, and can go on a ride-along with a patrol officer, 
  • Backpack Bonanza -- Valley Students Need Your Help

    Backpack Bonanza -- Valley Students Need Your Help

    Drop off your unused school supplies to our KMIR Studios -- 72920 Park View Drive, Palm Desert -- until Aug. 20th.  Your donations will be distributed on Saturday, Aug. 23rd at 8 a.m.   For more info, go to cvrm.org
    Drop off your unused school supplies to our KMIR Studios -- 72920 Park View Drive, Palm Desert -- until Aug. 20th.  Your donations will be distributed on Saturday, Aug. 23rd at 8 a.m.   For more info, go to cvrm.org
  • Vehicle Strikes Bus in Palm Desert

    Vehicle Strikes Bus in Palm Desert

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:22:54 GMT
    Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a bus in Palm Desert today, a sheriff's sergeant said. The crash was reported at 11:30 a.m. at Fred Waring Drive and Warner Trail, where a vehicle struck a SunLine bus that had stopped to pick up passengers.
    Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a bus in Palm Desert today, a sheriff's sergeant said. The crash was reported at 11:30 a.m. at Fred Waring Drive and Warner Trail, where a vehicle struck a SunLine bus that had stopped to pick up passengers.
  • More Questions in Search for Erin Corwin

    More Questions in Search for Erin Corwin

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:06:20 GMT
    A man is arrested in Yucca Valley for possession of a "potato gun."According to media reports, he is an acquaintance of missing Marine wife, Erin Corwin.
    A man is arrested in Yucca Valley for possession of a "potato gun."According to media reports, he is an acquaintance of missing Marine wife, Erin Corwin.
  • Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:57:09 GMT
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
  • Idyllwild Remembers Mountain Fire

    Idyllwild Remembers Mountain Fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:04:11 GMT
    IDYLLWILD -- The city of Idyllwild is celebrating the city's return from the Mountain Fire.  The Mountain Fire ignited July 15th, 2013, and forced the entire city to evacuate.
    IDYLLWILD -- The city of Idyllwild is celebrating the city's return from the Mountain Fire.  The Mountain Fire ignited July 15th, 2013, and forced the entire city to evacuate.
  • 61 Dogs up for Adoption after House Fire

    61 Dogs up for Adoption after House Fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:56:11 GMT
    RIVERSIDE -- Dozens of dogs are looking for new homes after a fire burned a home near Riverside. Saturday afternoon an attic fire damaged a home on Pick Place, south of Riverside.
    RIVERSIDE -- Dozens of dogs are looking for new homes after a fire burned a home near Riverside. Saturday afternoon an attic fire damaged a home on Pick Place, south of Riverside.
  • Team Liz-for Life Blood Drive

    Team Liz-for Life Blood Drive

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:17:17 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- A blood drive was held in Palm Desert Saturday in support of Liz Lopez.She's battling a rare, but treatable leukemia.
    PALM DESERT -- A blood drive was held in Palm Desert Saturday in support of Liz Lopez.She's battling a rare, but treatable leukemia.
  • Two Arrested in Cathedral City for Stolen Cash Register

    Two Arrested in Cathedral City for Stolen Cash Register

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:12:18 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Cathedral City police arrested two teenagers after seeing a man walking through a front door with a cash register.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Cathedral City police arrested two teenagers after seeing a man walking through a front door with a cash register.
  • College of the Desert Holds Football Camp for Youth

    College of the Desert Holds Football Camp for Youth

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:10:21 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- The College of the Desert football program is working with valley coaches and youth football players for it's first annual Roadrunner Football Camp held at the campus.
    PALM DESERT -- The College of the Desert football program is working with valley coaches and youth football players for it's first annual Roadrunner Football Camp held at the campus.
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Are Taxpayers Renting Parking Structure?

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Are Taxpayers Renting Parking Structure?

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:35:05 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Taxpayer dollars are helping to revitalize downtown Palm Springs, and some taxpayers want to know more about where that money is going. You may have noticed signs that say "free parking provided by Measure J funding."
    PALM SPRINGS -- Taxpayer dollars are helping to revitalize downtown Palm Springs, and some taxpayers want to know more about where that money is going. You may have noticed signs that say "free parking provided by Measure J funding."
  • "Fiddler on the Roof" Sneak Peek

    "Fiddler on the Roof" Sneak Peek

    I'm so excited to report that "Fiddler on the Roof," one of the gems of the Golden Age of Musicals, is coming to the valley presented by the Greenroom Theatre Company.  The show will be at Indian Wells Theatre at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.  Performance dates are July 16th and 17th at 6 p.m., and July 17th at 1 p.m.  Click here to buy tickets and support the Summer Theatre Academy.  
    I'm so excited to report that "Fiddler on the Roof," one of the gems of the Golden Age of Musicals, is coming to the valley presented by the Greenroom Theatre Company.  The show will be at Indian Wells Theatre at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.  Performance dates are July 16th and 17th at 6 p.m., and July 17th at 1 p.m.  Click here to buy tickets and support the Summer Theatre Academy.  
  • The Cost of a Rescue

    The Cost of a Rescue

     

  • President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

    President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

  • Indio Police Arrest Man for Stabbing Death

    Indio Police Arrest Man for Stabbing Death

    The coroner's office identified the victim as 17-year-old Ezequiem Munoz of Indio.
    The coroner's office identified the victim as 17-year-old Ezequiem Munoz of Indio.
  • Valley Voice Competition, Part 2

    Valley Voice Competition, Part 2

  • Julie Buehler on Clippers Controversy

    Julie Buehler on Clippers Controversy

  • KMIR Financial Headlines - April 21, 2014

    KMIR Financial Headlines - April 21, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks why Netflix is unique among communications companies..  and gets to talk about a major honor.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks why Netflix is unique among communications companies..  and gets to talk about a major honor.
  • KMIR Business Report - April 15, 2014

    KMIR Business Report - April 15, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks with Gino about Coca-Cola.and why a decline in soda sales isn't a bad thing.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks with Gino about Coca-Cola.and why a decline in soda sales isn't a bad thing.
  • Eyesore Next Door: Improve the Center Medians Along Da Vall Drive

    Eyesore Next Door: Improve the Center Medians Along Da Vall Drive

    CATHEDRAL CITY - A resident of Cathedral City emailed to ask us why center medians along Da Vall Drive on near Ramon Road have gone without landscaping for years. He has tried to get to the bottom of the problem on his own but because the property is on the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City there is a question into which city should take responsibility for the maintenance. 
    CATHEDRAL CITY - A resident of Cathedral City emailed to ask us why center medians along Da Vall Drive on near Ramon Road have gone without landscaping for years. He has tried to get to the bottom of the problem on his own but because the property is on the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City there is a question into which city should take responsibility for the maintenance. 
  • KMIR Financial Report - April 4, 2014

    KMIR Financial Report - April 4, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks about the investigation into "high-speed" trading , where computers are placing and fulfilling orders faster than the blink of an eye...  with potentially market changing results.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks about the investigation into "high-speed" trading , where computers are placing and fulfilling orders faster than the blink of an eye...  with potentially market changing results.
  • Kraft Nabisco ProAm

    Kraft Nabisco ProAm

    The Kraft Nabisco Championship held its annual Pro AM Challenge today at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
    The Kraft Nabisco Championship held its annual Pro AM Challenge today at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
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    Local Businesses Unhappy with Yelp Reviews

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    Before trying a new restaurant or business, many of us first turn to Yelp. But how does Yelp prioritize which reviews you see first? KMIR's Gloria Rodriguez investigates. 
  • Two New Restaurants Opening Shop in Palm Springs

    Two New Restaurants Opening Shop in Palm Springs

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