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Nearly $400K worth of meth found hidden in gym bags & a plastic container during traffic stop in Indio

A 20-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested after Border Patrol reported finding nearly $400,000 worth of meth hidden in gym bags and a plastic container during a traffic stop in Indio. The arrest happened Friday afternoon on Interstate 10 near the Golf Center Parkway exit. Border Patrol agents conducting anti-smuggling operations on Interstate 10 performed a The post Nearly $400K worth of meth found hidden in gym bags & a plastic container during traffic stop in Indio appeared first on KESQ.
INDIO, CA
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Watch: 2 puppies rescued after becoming trapped behind 100-pound tortoise in Yucca Valley

A pair of puppies needed a hand from firefighters and animal rescuers after their curiosity got them trapped in an underground tortoise den.The 5-month-old puppies, Peo and Finn, got into the den — but couldn't get out when the 100-pound desert tortoise, Oscar, planted himself in the exit. San Bernardino County Fire says they were called in by residents who got concerned about the dogs, who had been in the den for several hours by that time and were worryingly quiet.Firefighters first tried to coax Oscar out of the way with a watermelon trick, but he didn't bite. So firefighters started digging an access hole to rescue the dogs. After hours of digging, and with dog mom Kathleen cheering them on, the dogs were pulled out of the underground den.
YUCCA VALLEY, CA
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See how much you’d receive under the state’s proposed ‘Inflation Relief’ rebate

Millions of Californians may be eligible to receive an 'Inflation Relief' rebate payment. Valley residents, like many Californians are looking for relief. "It's not only gas prices. You look, and inflation is going up everyday. I think something major has got to be done," says Alibaba Farzaneh, who was pumping gas in Palm Desert. One The post See how much you’d receive under the state’s proposed ‘Inflation Relief’ rebate appeared first on KESQ.
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7 Experiences Not To Miss Near Joshua Tree National Park

The Joshua Tree National Park area can be enjoyed as a day trip as it’s 2.5 hours from San Diego and Los Angeles. However, most visitors opt to stay longer, for they soon discover a short visit is not enough. There are many lookout points, and we can guarantee you will take out your camera constantly because distinctive rock formations — such as Skull Rock, which has intrigued visitors for years — are abundant. However, there are so many other Joshua Tree area attractions visitors miss.
LOS ANGELES, CA

Palm Springs Police Officer Diaz revives man after opioid overdose

Palm Springs Police Department carries Narcan to support various emergency calls. In this case, an unresponsive man due to an opioid overdose in Palm Springs was revived by Officer Diaz using Narcan. The Narcan carried by PSPD officers is a nasal spray used to treat opioid-related emergencies. The unresponsive man had shallow breathing and was The post Palm Springs Police Officer Diaz revives man after opioid overdose appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA
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Marriott is looking to hire 200 positions in Palm Desert

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is looking to hire 200 resort operations positions across Palm Desert this summer. Marriott is a globally recognized company that is leisure travel-focused with over 120 resorts worldwide. They offer part-time and full-time positions, along with year-round employment and flexible shift opportunities. Marriott will be hosting three in-person hiring events throughout the The post Marriott is looking to hire 200 positions in Palm Desert appeared first on KESQ.
PALM DESERT, CA

Monkeypox exposure reported in Palm Springs, clinic questions if county is prepared

Officials at a Palm Springs STI clinic says Riverside County public health is underprepared for a rise in Monkeypox cases after a patient there reported possible exposure to the virus. Dr. Phyllis Ritchie, CEO and Founder of PS Test in Palm Springs, said a patient last Thursday reported receiving a notification from Los Angeles County The post Monkeypox exposure reported in Palm Springs, clinic questions if county is prepared appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA
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The Ultimate Palm Springs Bachelorette Guide

Frequently Asked Questions Why You'll Love Palm Springs Where to Stay Where to Eat. What to Do How to Get Around Palm Springs Bachelorette Party Itinerary. Whether you fly into Palm Springs International Airport or drive in from California or neighboring states, planning a bachelorette party in Palm Springs means enjoying your own little slice of desert paradise. “It’s a tropical getaway without your ocean. You’re in between Vegas and L.A.—we are the hotspot,” observes Jacquelyn James, VP of business development and brand awareness for dinner cabaret experience AsiaSF, which rolls out the red carpet—quite literally—for bachelorette party groups of all sizes and orientations. “You come here and you literally get away. It’s a retreat, a resort, a whole special place.”
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New Cathedral City Hotel And Restaurant Plans Hiring Fairs In July

A new boutique hotel and restaurant opening in Cathedral City, The Paloma Resort and Sol y Sombra, will host two job fairs next month, seeking to fill about 50 open positions. The first hiring event is scheduled for July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by an additional fair on July 12 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The hotel is set to open on August 4 at 67670 Carey Road.
CATHEDRAL CITY, CA

Local Fourth of July events and celebrations

Independence Day is almost here! Below is a list of Fourth of July celebrations in the desert, some taking place on the day, while others are a little earlier. Palm Springs - Fireworks show on Monday, July 4 at Palm Springs StadiumAfter a two-year hiatus and much debate, the fireworks show in Palm Springs is The post Local Fourth of July events and celebrations appeared first on KESQ.
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California firefighters rescue puppies trapped in tortoise den

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Fire crews in California came to the rescue of two puppies that were stuck for hours in a tortoise den in Yucca Valley. On Facebook, the San Bernardino County Fire Department said the two five-month-old puppies, Peo and Finn, could not get out of the den themselves because a 100-pound tortoise was blocking the exit.

Living her dream: Aileen Lin opens Kids Clubhouse in La Quinta to give young kids a place to run, learn

Three-year-old Jade Lua came through the front doors of The Kids Clubhouse in La Quinta with her mom and younger sister, made a quick right turn and ran as fast as her little legs would take her to the playroom where she kicked off her shoes and headed for the slides. Within her first 10 minutes at The Kids Clubhouse, Jade had gone down slides, including one that spirals and drops riders into a ball pit, climbed...
LA QUINTA, CA

Palm Springs ShortFest Prizes Go to ‘Sierra,’ ‘The Cave,’ ‘The Sentence of Michael Thompson’

Click here to read the full article. The Palm Springs International ShortFest wrapped Sunday with juried prizes going to Estonia’s “Sierra” for Best of the Fest, South Korea’s “The Cave” for best animated short and “The Sentence of Michael Thompson” for best documentary, in both juried and audience categories. Cambodia’s “Further and Further Away” took the best live action short over 15 minutes prize and “The Right Words” from France won the best live action short 15 minutes and under category. The winners of the top awards are eligible to submit their shorts to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
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