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5 people injured in rollover crash in Palm Desert

Riverside County Sheriff's deputies responded to a rollover crash in Palm Desert this evening. The incident happened at the intersection of De Anza Way and Portola Avenue just after 7:30 p.m., according to Cal Fire. Firefighters said the vehicle was carrying 5 people inside, and some of them had to be removed from the vehicle The post 5 people injured in rollover crash in Palm Desert appeared first on KESQ.
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One person dead after two-car collision in Indio on Friday night

One person is dead following a collision between two vehicles in Indio on Friday night that sent several people to the hospital. Indio police officers responded to the crash at Hoover Avenue and Fred Waring Drive at approximately 5:59 p.m. Friday. The crash required two people to be extricated from their vehicles, according to...
INDIO, CA
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One dead, 4 injured in Indio crash

One person is dead after a traffic collision in Indio Friday evening. The crash happened on Hoover Avenue and Fred Waring Drive just after 6 p.m. Indio police said that multiple people were trapped inside their vehicle when officers arrived on scene. 2 others were taken to the hospital with major injuries, and another 2 The post One dead, 4 injured in Indio crash appeared first on KESQ.
INDIO, CA
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Rancho Mirage hosts 24th Annual West Coast Classic bodybuilding competition

The 24th Annual National Physique Committee West Coast Classic is taking place Saturday at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort in Rancho Mirage. It's the second time the event has taken place in Rancho Mirage. The NPC West Coast Classic is a bodybuilding competition sanctioned by the National Physique Committee. "The NPC West Coast Classic has The post Rancho Mirage hosts 24th Annual West Coast Classic bodybuilding competition appeared first on KESQ.
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA

Trio accused in Cabazon outlets deadly robbery of Palm Springs man arraigned in court

Twin 19-year-old brothers accused with an 18-year-old in a robbery that culminated in the shooting death of a 66-year-old shopper at the Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon pled not guilty to murder and robbery charges Friday morning. Emanuel Rick Burt and Elijah Ray Burt, of Victorville, were extradited to Riverside County last month from The post Trio accused in Cabazon outlets deadly robbery of Palm Springs man arraigned in court appeared first on KESQ.
CABAZON, CA
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Restaurant News Bites: Hooray for Taco Stands; The Impending Rebirth of Luchows

As summer heats up, I have tacos on my mind. In fact, I like tacos so much that other news outlets have seen my social media posts and started asking me about them!. Taco stands have started to fortunately pop up around Palm Springs. I have found them at Indian Canyon Drive and Stevens Road; at Sunrise Way and Vista Chino, next to the Walgreens; and at Indian Canyon Drive and Racquet Club Road. These trucks generally open in the evenings, around 7 p.m. Also, weekdays at Indian Canyon and Racquet Club from about 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., there is a guy selling tacos de canasta (basket tacos)—pork, potato or bean. (The docuseries Taco Chronicles has an episode dedicated to this fantastic taco.)
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Those who support abortion rights need to convince people to vote for their candidates

According to the Pew Research Center, a net 61% of Americans agree with some form of legal abortion. Yet Roe was enacted by judicial fiat rather than legislative action, which is not how our democratic system is designed to work. Its striking down Friday does not make abortion illegal per se. It just means voters in each state will decide the matter. If pro-choice activists disagree with the decision, it is because they know in many parts of...
LA QUINTA, CA
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Coachella man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and other charges

A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to attempted murder for allegedly opening fire at a Coachella home.   Caillou Marcus Renteria and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a shooting on the evening of May 31 in which multiple vehicles were struck.   Renteria was charged with felony counts of attempted The post Coachella man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and other charges appeared first on KESQ.
COACHELLA, CA

Demonstrations over Roe v. Wade decision planned in Palm Springs

Two demonstrations were planned in Palm Springs Friday evening over the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. At 7 p.m., members of the Courageous Resistance Women's Issues Committee will hold a protest at the Palm Springs Courthouse at 3255 E Tahquitz Canyon Way. Congressional candidate Will Rogers (D) is among those expected to The post Demonstrations over Roe v. Wade decision planned in Palm Springs appeared first on KESQ.
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Palm Desert accountant sentenced to prison for role in doctor bribery scheme

A Palm Desert accountant who enabled the owner of a Long Beach hospital to pay more than $40 million in illegal kickbacks to doctors in exchange for them referring thousands of spinal surgery patients was sentenced today to 15 months in federal prison for a tax offense related to the scheme.   George Hammer, 69, was The post Palm Desert accountant sentenced to prison for role in doctor bribery scheme appeared first on KESQ.
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Angela Liu & Joey Hayden Win AJGA PGA West Junior Championship

The PGA West Junior Championship finished up on Friday, these young golfers were playing on the Jack Nicklaus course at PGA West in La Quinta. ANGELA LIU OUTLASTS ASHLEY YOUNG TO WIN AT 12 UNDER. After pulling away on the back nine from Ashley Young, you’re 2022 girls champion is...
LA QUINTA, CA
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Hiker found dead after becoming separated from their spouse on Indio trail

A hiker was found dead along an Indio trail after becoming separated from their spouse Wednesday afternoon. A couple in their mid-70s went out on a hike at the Badlands Trail located near Avenue 42 and Golf Center Parkway. The couple was staying at a time-share resort located near the trail, according to Ben Guitron The post Hiker found dead after becoming separated from their spouse on Indio trail appeared first on KESQ.

News Channel 3 Investigates: Seismic Deadline

Public hospitals throughout California, including Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, are just eight years away from radical changes-- unless certain state requirements are met. The hospitals are in need of millions of dollars to make mandatory upgrades, which would ensure the facilities would still work after a major earthquake. If the 2030 deadline The post News Channel 3 Investigates: Seismic Deadline appeared first on KESQ.
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