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Palm Springs police officer involved in deadly bail agent shooting will not be charged

A Palm Springs police officer involved in a deadly shooting by an unlicensed bail agent will not face criminal charges, the District Attorney announced. David Spann, 33, was killed in his Palm Springs home in April 2021. He was allegedly shot by Fabian Herrera, who police said was posing as a bounty hunter. Herrera was The post Palm Springs police officer involved in deadly bail agent shooting will not be charged appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Thermal woman accused of setting fire at relative’s home in Landers

A Thermal woman was arrested after being accused of setting a fire at a relative's home in Landers Monday night. The incident first started at about 8:10 p.m. when deputies were called to Montara Road in Landers in reference to a female acting irate with family members. According to the Sheriff's Dept., deputies learned that The post Thermal woman accused of setting fire at relative’s home in Landers appeared first on KESQ.
LANDERS, CA

Palm Springs firefighter injured while battling house fire

A firefighter and a resident were hurt after a Palm Springs house caught on fire Tuesday afternoon. The fire was first reported at around 4:30 p.m. on the 600 block of Via Corta. ALERT- Fire units are currently on the scene of a residential structure fire in the 600 block of Via Corta. One resident The post Palm Springs firefighter injured while battling house fire appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA
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Joshua Tree National Park Evacuates Visitors Amid Severe Flooding

A monsoon’s torrential flooding led to the complete evacuation of all visitors from Joshua Tree National Park‘s southern portion. As heavy rainfall led to severe flooding on Monday, August 8 in Joshua Tree and surrounding areas, recent catastrophes in other national parks came to mind for many across the U.S. But monsoons are a fact of life the park’s California desert, and part of the ecosystem’s natural cycles.
JOSHUA TREE, CA
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ARSON SUSPECT SETS FIRE TO LANDERS STRUCTURE AND CAR

A Landers fire that threatened a single family home has led to an arrest of the suspected arsonist. Susan Donez, a 33 year-old resident of Thermal, is currently in custody for allegedly setting fire to a car and carport n the 5500 Block of Montara Road in Landers on Monday (August 8.)
LANDERS, CA
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Defense rests in retrial of man accused in 2008 murder of Palm Springs art dealer

The defense rested and closing arguments began today in the retrial of a 73-year-old former attorney who was previously convicted in the 2008 financially motivated killing of a Palm Springs retiree but was granted a new trial -- along with three of his co-defendants. David K. Replogle is charged with first-degree murder, three counts of The post Defense rests in retrial of man accused in 2008 murder of Palm Springs art dealer appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Man accused of killing wife, another man outside of Palm Desert hotel pleads not guilty

A man accused of stabbing his wife and another man in what authorities called a domestic violence confrontation at a Palm Desert hotel parking lot pleaded not guilty today to two counts of murder. The charges against Kenny Shun Yu Wu, 34, of Palm Desert, include a special circumstance allegation of multiple murders, along with The post Man accused of killing wife, another man outside of Palm Desert hotel pleads not guilty appeared first on KESQ.
PALM DESERT, CA
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway closed until Monday due to flash flood clean-up

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will remain closed until Monday as clean-up continues flowing a flash flood event that temporarily stranded hundreds of customers. Crews are working to continue cleaning up mud and debris from the roadway brought on by the flooding. The clean-up is expected to take a couple of days. “After completing a The post Palm Springs Aerial Tramway closed until Monday due to flash flood clean-up appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Storm strands more than 200 people at the Palm Springs Tramway valley station

More than 200 people were left stranded at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway following a storm. Greg Purdy, vice president of marketing and public affairs at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, told News Channel 3 that approximately 234 customers are stuck at the bottom and top of the tram. The tram was operational, however, the road to The post Storm strands more than 200 people at the Palm Springs Tramway valley station appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Golf, Spa, Eat, Repeat…. Why To Spend A Weekend In Palm Springs

Becca and Poppy at Agua Caliente Resort in Palm SpringsBecca Blond. Beneath a layer of sheets, I'm laying face down on the strangest massage table I've experienced. It is a bed with a mattress made from quartz rocks and feels a bit like laying on thick, slightly pebbly sand, which is far more comfortable than it might sound. Infrared rays will soon penetrate my body. I’m at the award-winning Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Resort Rancho Mirage in Greater Palm Springs about to experience the Restored Energy Massage, which my body tells me I’m in desperate need of. The only Forbes Five-Star rated spa in California in 2021, Sunstone also ranked 19th on Spas of America’s Top 100 in North America list last year. With all this clout, I’m more than ready to see if the treatment lives up to the hype.
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New school year brings new start times, possible lower enrollment

It’s the first day of the new school year for Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD) students, and there are a few changes coming. Hit snooze: Thanks to a law passed in 2019 and going into effect for the first time this school year, PSUSD middle and high school students start class a full hour later at 8:45 a.m.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Woman arrested in fatal shooting in Coachella

A 37-year-old woman was arrested in the fatal shooting of a man in Coachella over the weekend. Cindy Gicela Parra was booked into jail Sunday night on suspicion of murder, according to inmate records. At about 4:50 a.m. that day, deputies got a report of a shooting in the 84000 block of Fiesta Road, according to...
COACHELLA, CA

Palm Springs terminates Downtown Park contractor for failing to complete project

The city of Palm Springs says a contractor who was paid millions of dollars to construct the Downtown Park has "abandoned" the project, which remains incomplete nearly a year after its grand opening. With much fanfare last October, Palm Springs celebrated the grand opening of its new downtown park – but 9 months later, city documents The post Palm Springs terminates Downtown Park contractor for failing to complete project appeared first on KESQ.
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MIL-TREE HOLDS SUMMER COOKOUT THIS SUNDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Mil-Tree will be holding a free summer cookout for active and veteran service members and their families on Sunday, August 14th in Yucca Valley. The cookout starts at 6:30PM at Sunburst Junction and will serving up jambalaya, music and fun for the whole family. Mil-Tree is a nonprofit organization that focuses on creating community between service members and civilians by building bridges through shared experiences, projects and creative expression. They are and they are holding this free event to let more service members know who they are and what they do.
YUCCA VALLEY, CA
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