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1 person killed in fiery Palm Desert overnight crash

Cal Fire confirmed one person died early Saturday morning when a vehicle hit a pole, resulting in a fire. The accident took place on Highway 111 near Monterey just before 1:30am. It was a solo traffic collision and the fire was put out shortly after crews arrived on scene. No...
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Lawsuit over Marilyn statue moves forward with fewer claims allowed

Fans and opponents of the Forever Marilyn statue in downtown Palm Springs turned out for its unveiling on June 20.The Palm Springs Post. A Riverside County Superior Court judge on Thursday upheld a ruling from earlier this week that many of the points made by the Committee to Relocate Marilyn (CReMa) in its lawsuit against the city cannot be carried forward in the proceedings.
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COVID-19 vaccine: Indio sites that have it on hand

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Indio: 1. 42150 A Jackson St (760) 347-0326; 2. 82-270 CA-111 (760) 342-2008; 3. 49908 Jefferson St (760) 771-4524; 4. 82451 CA-111 760-342-7076; 5. 47985 Monroe St BLDG A 760-347-3646; 6. 82900 Ave 42 760-347-3524; 7. 44100 Jefferson St
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Victims of Truckee Plane Crash Had Ties to Coachella Valley

PALM DESERT- The Coachella Valley is remembering members of the community involved in a fatal plane crash that happened Monday afternoon near Lake Tahoe. Ryan Thomas and Christine Thomas have been identified as two of the six victims that were killed. They were the owners of Thomas Johnson Cabinetry on El Paseo.
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A READER WRITES: Enough is enough with legislative attempts to control IID

The assault on the sovereignty of the Imperial Irrigation District continues by Riverside County through legislative attempts at forcing a representative on the IID board. The latest effort is AB 1021 by Assemblymember Chad Mayes, I-Rancho Mirage. That bill is still working its way through the state legislative bodies and may possibly reach the governor’s desk.
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Things to Do This Week, Aug. 2-9

Jo Koy brings his "Just Kidding World Tour" to Agua Calienete Casino Resort Spa for three nights, Aug, 6-8. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY JO KOY. Help students in the East Valley prep for the coming school year by buying school supplies or donating money on Aug. 4 at the Galilee Center in Mecca.
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Save up to $1.00 per gallon - survey shows cheapest gas station in Indio

(INDIO, CA) Gas prices vary across in the Indio area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $1.00 per gallon. Sinclair at 82253 Indio Blvd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $3.89 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Chevron at 42250 Jackson St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $4.89.
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Flash flooding subsides slowly, storms possible again tomorrow

A Flash Flood Watch remain in effect North and East of the Coachella Valley, many areas through 5 a.m. Sunday morning. Dew points will remain higher than normal through tomorrow afternoon before drier air moves in, which means there's another chance of storms again tomorrow afternoon. By late tomorrow afternoon, the storms should subside as The post Flash flooding subsides slowly, storms possible again tomorrow appeared first on KESQ.
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Sunday sun alert in Thermal — 3 ways to take advantage of it

(THERMAL, CA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Thermal. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Murder charge filed against felon accused of killing Coachella man

Murder and other felony charges were filed today against a 52-year-old man accused of killing a Coachella resident. Gabriel Castro Ramirez of Coachella was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing 46-year-old Jimmy Meza the day before. Along with the murder count, Ramirez is charged with one count each of attempted murder and assault with a The post Murder charge filed against felon accused of killing Coachella man appeared first on KESQ.
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Isolated thunderstorms this afternoon with ongoing humidity

The average high temperature this time of year is 109°. Highs reached 107° in Palm Springs Friday and are expected to be similar for Saturday. Monsoonal moisture will again bring chances for isolated thunderstorms to the region. Mountain and high desert communities will have the highest chance to see activity for the afternoon and evening hours.
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Opponents Of 17-Ton Marilyn Monroe Statue In Palm Springs Dealt Blow By Judge

PALM SPRINGS (CBSLA) – Opponents of the 26-foot Marilyn Monroe statue, which drew protestors to its downtown Palm Springs unveiling in June, were dealt a legal blow Thursday. An organization made up of residents called the “Committee to Relocate Marilyn” sued the city in March for allowing the “Forever Marilyn” green-lighting the installation, which was designed by the late artist Seward Johnson and depicts Monroe in her iconic scene from the 1955 romantic comedy “The Seven Year Itch.” The suit alleges that the city violated various municipal and state codes in agreeing to close Museum Way during the installations three-year stay, among...
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Appeals Board finds little credibility in bar owner’s defense, upholds citations

Citations issued to the owner of Palm Springs’ Hair of the Dog bar were upheld Wednesday evening by the Appeals Board, but the fines were reThe Palm Springs Post. The city’s Appeals Board on Wednesday upheld three citations issued to a Palm Springs bar owner for violating emergency COVID-19 orders, but reduced the fines levied with those citations by more than half.