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  • Coachella Man, 34, Reported Missing

    Coachella Man, 34, Reported Missing

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:19:59 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies sought the public's help today in finding a 34-year-old Coachella Valley man who may be suicidal. Juan Pedro Valladares was last seen in North Palm Springs Friday, when he asked a family member for gasoline money to leave the area, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.``He also made statements indicating he wanted to harm himself,'' 
    Sheriff's deputies sought the public's help today in finding a 34-year-old Coachella Valley man who may be suicidal. Juan Pedro Valladares was last seen in North Palm Springs Friday, when he asked a family member for gasoline money to leave the area, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.``He also made statements indicating he wanted to harm himself,'' 
  • Murder Charged Filed Against Coachella Man

    Murder Charged Filed Against Coachella Man

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:50:03 GMT
    A murder charge was filed today against a 20-year-old Coachella man suspected of fatally shooting an Indio resident earlier this month. Nestor Gazca Cervantes was driving near Avenue 54 and Shady Lane in Coachella about 7 p.m. Friday when an officer pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of the killing of 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar
    A murder charge was filed today against a 20-year-old Coachella man suspected of fatally shooting an Indio resident earlier this month. Nestor Gazca Cervantes was driving near Avenue 54 and Shady Lane in Coachella about 7 p.m. Friday when an officer pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of the killing of 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar
  • 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.® 
  • 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.
  • Pair Arrested after Car Theft and Chase

    Pair Arrested after Car Theft and Chase

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:57:19 GMT
    Two people who allegedly fled sheriff's deputies in a stolen vehicle and were found hiding in a Coachella home were behind bars today.  Gilardo Davila, 25, and Jessica Garcia, 23, both of Coachella, were arrested Monday morning in the 83000 block of Shadowrock Drive, RiversideCounty sheriff's Sgt. Tim White said.  Deputies patrolling started following the vehicle near Avenue 50 and VanBuren Street in La Quinta about 8:45 a.m., and a chase ensued, he said. 
    Two people who allegedly fled sheriff's deputies in a stolen vehicle and were found hiding in a Coachella home were behind bars today.  Gilardo Davila, 25, and Jessica Garcia, 23, both of Coachella, were arrested Monday morning in the 83000 block of Shadowrock Drive, RiversideCounty sheriff's Sgt. Tim White said.  Deputies patrolling started following the vehicle near Avenue 50 and VanBuren Street in La Quinta about 8:45 a.m., and a chase ensued, he said. 
  • 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. 
  • Valley Gas Prices Lowest Since March

    Valley Gas Prices Lowest Since March

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:32:37 GMT
    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped today for the 21st consecutive day, decreasing 1 cent to $3.978, its lowest amount since March 13.  The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased 17.1 cents over the past 21 days, including seven-tenths of a cent on Monday,according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped today for the 21st consecutive day, decreasing 1 cent to $3.978, its lowest amount since March 13.  The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased 17.1 cents over the past 21 days, including seven-tenths of a cent on Monday,according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
  • Humidity Sticks Around in the Valley

    Humidity Sticks Around in the Valley

    The National Weather Service is warning thunderstorms may develop in parts of the Coachella Valley. The threat of showers has made conditions in much of the Valley muggy and miserable. The humidity is affecting the everyday tasks of Valley residents. 
    The National Weather Service is warning thunderstorms may develop in parts of the Coachella Valley. The threat of showers has made conditions in much of the Valley muggy and miserable. The humidity is affecting the everyday tasks of Valley residents. 
  • 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
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction Project on Ramon Road in Cathedral City

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction Project on Ramon Road in Cathedral City

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:35:52 GMT
    Those who drive through Cathedral City will want to know about a construction project underway on Ramon Road.  Crews will be working on landscaping the medians between Date Palm and Landau for the next 8 weeks. Work will be going on between 6 am and 3 pm on weekdays...and there will be lane closures, but the city says at least one lane will be open in each direction at all times.  Motorists in the area may want to use Dinah Shore Drive as a good alternate route.
    Those who drive through Cathedral City will want to know about a construction project underway on Ramon Road.  Crews will be working on landscaping the medians between Date Palm and Landau for the next 8 weeks. Work will be going on between 6 am and 3 pm on weekdays...and there will be lane closures, but the city says at least one lane will be open in each direction at all times.  Motorists in the area may want to use Dinah Shore Drive as a good alternate route.
  • 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.
  • Rare Summer Storm Surprises Valley Residents

    Rare Summer Storm Surprises Valley Residents

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory until 9:00 tonight, they say the humidity combined with the heat can be dangerous for people and pets. They warn people to remain indoors, if possible and never leave your child or pet inside a car. 
    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory until 9:00 tonight, they say the humidity combined with the heat can be dangerous for people and pets. They warn people to remain indoors, if possible and never leave your child or pet inside a car. 
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Heat Advisory this Weekend

    Heat Advisory this Weekend

     

     

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Is There an East Valley Arsonist?

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Is There an East Valley Arsonist?

    A viewer emailed asking if there was a connection between the recent East Valley fires. Cal Fire says that arson accounts for about 25 percent of all fires in that break out in Riverside County. They say citizens it's often citizens who prevent and help catch arsonists by reporting suspicious activity.

     Cal Fire Arson Hotline: 1 800- 468-4408. 

    A viewer emailed asking if there was a connection between the recent East Valley fires. Cal Fire says that arson accounts for about 25 percent of all fires in that break out in Riverside County. They say citizens it's often citizens who prevent and help catch arsonists by reporting suspicious activity.

     Cal Fire Arson Hotline: 1 800- 468-4408. 

  • 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.

  • 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,
  • One Exercise You Can Do Right Now to Lose Weight

    One Exercise You Can Do Right Now to Lose Weight

    Meet my trainer, Jake, who's been helping me maintain my weight and develop muscles!  See why he's recommending spin!
    Meet my trainer, Jake, who's been helping me maintain my weight and develop muscles!  See why he's recommending spin!
  • Online Rental Nightmare

    Online Rental Nightmare

    A popular online vacation rental website is under scrutiny after a woman who used the site to rent out her Palm Springs condo claims the man she rented it to refuses to move out. Our cameras were there as a man serving an eviction notice was not able to get onto the property. Neighbors are uneasy about having a Texas man living there without the owners consent. 
    A popular online vacation rental website is under scrutiny after a woman who used the site to rent out her Palm Springs condo claims the man she rented it to refuses to move out. Our cameras were there as a man serving an eviction notice was not able to get onto the property. Neighbors are uneasy about having a Texas man living there without the owners consent. 
  • Police Asking For Help to Solve Two Murders Minutes Apart

    Police Asking For Help to Solve Two Murders Minutes Apart

    The Indio Police Department is investigating the deaths of two men in their 20s who were gunned down just 20 minutes apart on Sunday night. Police say both men died at JFK Memorial Hospital but one was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. Police say the murders do not appear connected and have not released the identities of the two men. They are asking for anyone with information to call them at (760) 341-STOP.
    The Indio Police Department is investigating the deaths of two men in their 20s who were gunned down just 20 minutes apart on Sunday night. Police say both men died at JFK Memorial Hospital but one was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. Police say the murders do not appear connected and have not released the identities of the two men. They are asking for anyone with information to call them at (760) 341-STOP.
  • 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, 
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Fly Infestation In Community Surrounding Watermelon Field

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Fly Infestation In Community Surrounding Watermelon Field

    An Indio resident wants to know what is being done about the fly infestation near a watermelon field. You Ask. We Investigate.®.
    An Indio resident wants to know what is being done about the fly infestation near a watermelon field. You Ask. We Investigate.®.
  • 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
  • Learn National Dance Day Routine

    Learn National Dance Day Routine

    Support Starlight Dance Center for National Dance Day this Saturday at 2 p.m. at Westfield Mall in Palm Desert.
    Support Starlight Dance Center for National Dance Day this Saturday at 2 p.m. at Westfield Mall in Palm Desert.
  • 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.
  • Leadership Program Seeks Applicants

    Leadership Program Seeks Applicants

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:02:43 GMT
    The Leadership Coachella Valley program is accepting applications for its 2014-15 class, a spokeswoman said today. Up to 40 applicants will be chosen for the 10-month program, which runs September to June, spokeswoman Linda Davis said.
    The Leadership Coachella Valley program is accepting applications for its 2014-15 class, a spokeswoman said today. Up to 40 applicants will be chosen for the 10-month program, which runs September to June, spokeswoman Linda Davis said.
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Sundial Bus Reliability

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Sundial Bus Reliability

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:55:47 GMT
    INDIO - A resident at Desert Cove Assisted Living complains the bus he takes outside the living home is almost never on time, forcing him to limit his therapy time at the Stroke Recovery Center in Palm Springs. "I had a 8:40 pick-up and they picked me up here at 9:10," says Martin Sherr, describing an incident last week. Sherr takes Sundial, an inexpensive transportation service for people with disabilities who are certified under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    INDIO - A resident at Desert Cove Assisted Living complains the bus he takes outside the living home is almost never on time, forcing him to limit his therapy time at the Stroke Recovery Center in Palm Springs. "I had a 8:40 pick-up and they picked me up here at 9:10," says Martin Sherr, describing an incident last week. Sherr takes Sundial, an inexpensive transportation service for people with disabilities who are certified under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • 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 
  • Palm Springs Swim Center to Close for Renovations

    Palm Springs Swim Center to Close for Renovations

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:55:54 GMT
    The Palm Springs Swim Center will close for a month for sales tax-funded pool deck renovations, it was announced today. The center will close Aug. 3 and reopen Sept. 1. Organized swim teams don't meet in August, and overall pool usage declines, city parks and recreation director Vicki Oltean said.
    The Palm Springs Swim Center will close for a month for sales tax-funded pool deck renovations, it was announced today. The center will close Aug. 3 and reopen Sept. 1. Organized swim teams don't meet in August, and overall pool usage declines, city parks and recreation director Vicki Oltean said.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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     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

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

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

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    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."
  • Adult-Only Specials at "Wet 'n Wild"

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  • "Fiddler on the Roof" Sneak Peek

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    The National Association of School Resource Officers are holding their 24th annual conference at the La Quinta Resort. Over 750 attendees will be trained on the latest techniques, programs and products designed to preventing and coping with tragedies in schools. The four day event will include presentations from a survivor from the Virginia Tech shooting and hands on training on responding to an active shooter on a school campus. 
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