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Palm Springs Police Department Increase Downtown Patrol

Business owners in Downtown Palm Springs are feeling some relief. “When people see the police out, there’s less of a chance of people committing crimes, so we support that 100%,” Downtown Business Owner and President of Main Street Palm Springs, Joy Meredith, shared. After a string of vandalism...
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2 people hit by car in broken Palm Springs crosswalk

Two people were hit by a car while crossing the street on a busy Palm Springs roadway – weeks after someone warned the city a key safety feature there was broken. Palm Springs resident Matt Robinson said while driving by the flashing crosswalk on Palm Canyon Drive near Prescott Drive a few weeks ago, he saw The post 2 people hit by car in broken Palm Springs crosswalk appeared first on KESQ.
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Man arrested for alleged involvement in jewelry store burglary

LOS ANGELES – A man is behind bars for allegedly stealing approximately $45,000 worth of items at a jewelry store in Palm Desert, Calif. Jason Adam Warren, 28, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of commercial burglary, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. A man with the same...
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Motorcyclist in Deadly Palm Desert Collision Identified

Family and friends identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a Palm Desert collision. The crash was reported Monday around 8 a.m. at Washington Street and Tucson Circle, according to Riverside County Fire Department. Colton Byrd, is identified as the rider of the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the...
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Duo Behind Bars For Alleged Mail Theft in Rancho Mirage for Five Months

A man and woman were behind bars Thursday on suspicion of stealing checks and identity theft related items from mailboxes in Rancho Mirage over an almost five-month period. John Fisher, 38, and Thea Lorraine Rich, 32, were arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of stealing checks and identity theft related items, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
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Indian Canyon closed at the Whitewater wash

Motorists who usually take Indian Canyon Drive to get from Interstate 10 into the city of Palm Springs were surprised Wednesday to find the busy roadway closed. Crews shut it down at 6:00 a.m. between Sunrise Parkway and Garnet Road due to flooding. The California Highway Patrol told News Channel 3 that the flooding was The post Indian Canyon closed at the Whitewater wash appeared first on KESQ.
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LA man accused of stealing $45,000 worth of jewelry from a Palm Desert store arrested

A Los Angeles man suspected of stealing $45,000 worth of jewelry from a store in Palm Desert was arrested on Wednesday. The incident started at around 12:30 p.m. at a jewelry store on the 72000 block of Highway 111. According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, deputies learned that the suspect entered the store acting The post LA man accused of stealing $45,000 worth of jewelry from a Palm Desert store arrested appeared first on KESQ.
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Woman Accused of Fatally Shooting Relative, Wounding Another Arraigned

A 67-year-old woman accused of shooting two female relatives, killing one, during a confrontation at their San Jacinto home pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder. Nancy Susan Wischmeyer of San Jacinto was arrested earlier this month following a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department investigation. Along with the...
SAN JACINTO, CA

An east valley board seat for Desert Healthcare District up for grabs as incumbent steps down

Desert Healthcare District Director Karen Borja, who represents Zone 6 in the eastern Coachella Valley, announced she will not seek reelection this November. In an Aug. 1 letter, Borja, appointed to the board in January 2019, praised the district for its efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and expanding behavioral health resources, and expressed gratitude for her time as a director.
LA QUINTA, CA
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New high school football season kicks off for local teams

The 2022 high school football season is here. Below is the week 1 schedule for our area teams, headlined by our game of the week, the Mayor's Cup between Shadow Hills and Indio. All games start at 7pm local time. Thursday 8/18. Rancho Verde at Palm Desert. Hemet at Rancho...
INDIO, CA
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Water Park Developments Underway Despite Severe Drought

-+ A severe drought is drying up the Colorado River and draining the nation’s largest reservoirs — Lake Mead and Lake Powell. That means water cuts are coming to parts of the west coast. What do these cuts mean for recent water developments in the works in the...
LA QUINTA, CA
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Isolated storms and warmer temperatures

A hot day in the desert with a high temperature of 110° in Palm Springs for the second day in a row. Temperatures will remain warm through the evening hours, cooling into the low 100s by 9:00 p.m. Highs will begin to cool into the weekend as the next...
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Court Clerks Accused of Mishandling Confidential Docs Due in Court

A pair of Riverside County Superior Court clerks indicted for allegedly mishandling privileged information connected to a criminal case were slated to be arraigned Thursday. Angela Franz, 46, and Michelle Valadez, 57, both of Thousand Palms, are charged with conspiracy to commit a felony. They’re slated to appear for a...
THOUSAND PALMS, CA
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