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Man who shot at father and 8-year-old son pleads guilty, sentenced to prison
A 21-year-old man who shot at a man and his 8-year-old son in Coachella pleaded guilty to felony charges today and was immediately sentenced to eight years and eight months in state prison. Feliciano Navarette III of Coachella pleaded guilty Monday at the Larson Justice Center in Indio to one felony count each of The post Man who shot at father and 8-year-old son pleads guilty, sentenced to prison appeared first on KESQ.
The aftermath of a Palm Desert cannabis business explosion leaves businesses with major damage
In Palm Desert, there are multiple businesses in a lot off of Gateway Drive & Dick Kelly Drive that sustained significant damage after an explosion happened at a cannabis business on Tuesday. Owners we spoke with say that after the fire department put out the fire that day, they left water in the parking lot. The post The aftermath of a Palm Desert cannabis business explosion leaves businesses with major damage appeared first on KESQ.
Chick-Fil-A, Dutch Bros Coffee proposed for new Indio shopping center next year
North Indio could soon boast a new hub of fast food restaurants, including one that would give those susceptible to cuddly cow-themed marketing another place to “eat mor chikin.” On Wednesday, the city council will consider approving the development of a 6.12-acre commercial center at the northeast corner of Jackson Street and Avenue...
Ex-Cathedral City police officer admits stealing fentanyl, threatening judge; no jail time
A former Cathedral City police officer pleaded guilty to making criminal threats — including one against a judge — and stealing fentanyl from a crime scene. He was not sentenced to jail time, but ordered to seek mental health treatment while on probation. Claudiu Murzea, 46, was accused of pocketing the synthetic opioid during an arrest last year. He told The Desert Sun he had attempted suicide by overdosing on the narcotic hours later while still on...
Santa Ana man facing murder and gang charges after fatally stabbing a victim
Ricky Raymond Rocha , a 19-year-old, was charged last Thursday with a gang-related fatal stabbing of Javier Rivera , 51, of Cathedral City, in Santa Ana. Rocha is facing charges of murder with a special-circumstances allegation of murder for a gang and a felony count of participating in criminal street gang as well as sentencing enhancements for gang activity and personal use of a deadly weapon.
Man pleads guilty to killing grandparents in Palm Desert home
In the midst of his trial, a 37-year-old man pleaded guilty today to fatally shooting his octogenarian grandparents inside a gated community in Palm Desert more than four years ago. Frank Scott Castro III pleaded guilty to two counts of murder, along with a special circumstance allegation of perpetrating multiple killings and sentence-enhancing allegations of The post Man pleads guilty to killing grandparents in Palm Desert home appeared first on KESQ.
Bodycam Footage Reveals Suspect Shooting at Deputies During Traffic Stop in Coachella Valley
Experience the chilling moment a suspect opens fire on Riverside County sheriff's deputies during a traffic stop in Coachella Valley. Captured on bodycam, this harrowing incident left one deputy injured and the assailants facing attempted murder charges.
Downtown Indio is Getting a New Taphouse
The same owner of Palm Desert’s Little Bar applied for a liquor license at a site on Miles Ave.
Coachella Valley High School Academies Receive Prestigious Golden Bell Award
THERMAL, CA – The Academies of Coachella Valley High School, part of the Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), have been honored with the prestigious Golden Bell Award in the Career Technical Education Category, according to the press release. This recognition highlights the academies outstanding achievements and contributions in...
Traffic Stop Shooting in Thousand Palms Sparks Discussion on Police Reform and Community Safety
A seemingly ordinary traffic stop for a hit-and-run investigation in Thousand Palms on October 18 took a perilous turn when a passenger in the vehicle opened fire on Riverside County deputies. Near Ramon and Robert roads, the sudden outbreak of violence resulted in a deputy being shot and requiring hospitalization. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department provided bodycam footage of the incident, highlighting the unforeseen dangers law enforcement officers can face. Both the driver and the passenger were arrested, with charges including attempted murder of a peace officer, casting a shadow over the community and triggering discussions on the risks of routine police work.
CVAG discusses the next steps for the Indian Canyon bridge project
The Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) held a meeting tonight to discuss the next steps for The ACCESS Indian Canyon Drive project, which aims to keep the road open during wind and rain events. The road is a key artery in and out of Palm Springs, particularly for ambulances traveling to and from Desert The post CVAG discusses the next steps for the Indian Canyon bridge project appeared first on KESQ.
Local DUI Checkpoint on Monterey Avenue Leads to Multiple Arrests
On December 1, 2023, a DUI checkpoint in Palm Desert, California led to several arrests. Four people were arrested for drunk driving, and another was arrested for a drug sales felony. The checkpoint was at the intersection of Monterey Avenue and Country Club Drive, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
I-Team: Digging for answers into 911 connection failures around the Coachella Valley during Hilary and in early November
We know that you can call 911 for help, but the past several months have demonstrated that our 911 emergency lifeline for help in the Coachella Valley is vulnerable. The News Channel 3 I-Team has Spent months digging into the 911 outage during Tropical Storm Hilary and a second in early November that cut 911 connections around the Coachella The post I-Team: Digging for answers into 911 connection failures around the Coachella Valley during Hilary and in early November appeared first on KESQ.
Top Dentists in the Coachella Valley of 2023
Proper dental hygiene promises more than minty breath and a great smile. As the gateway to our respiratory and digestive tracts, our mouths — and the natural bacteria that thrive there — can have a profound impact on our overall health. Poor care of teeth and gums can lead not only to plaque buildup and gingivitis, but also comorbidities such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even dementia.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in palm desert, CA?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around palm desert..
Weekly Safety Report: Burglaries and Drug Smuggling Impact Indio, California
This week in Indio, California, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents included a series of commercial burglaries committed by a 36-year-old man, a storage unit burglary where items, including a child's ashes, were stolen, and the arrest of a man attempting to smuggle liquid methamphetamine in his vehicle's gas tank.
Indio Tamale Festival: A Tantalizing Journey for Tamale Enthusiasts!
Get ready, tamale enthusiasts! The INDIO TAMALE FESTIVAL is rolling into town on Sun, Dec 03 from 1am - 4pm. This is not just another food festival, it's a destination ride, a journey for the taste buds, and a celebration of all things tamale!
Gustav Olofsson Wins Firebirds Invitational, Raises Money for One Valley Foundation
Gustav Olofsson and his foursome were announced as the winners of the Firebirds Invitational on Monday evening. The Coachella Valley Firebirds hosted their 2nd annual Firebirds Invitational at the Classic Club in Palm Desert. The charity golf event raised money for the One Valley Foundation, the official non-profit of the Firebirds. “The One Valley Foundation The post Gustav Olofsson Wins Firebirds Invitational, Raises Money for One Valley Foundation appeared first on KESQ.
Sing, Empower, Educate: Coachella Acappella Discusses History, Community Outreach Ahead of Its ‘Text Me Merry Christmas’ Show
A cappella music relies on group harmonies to create a stable and unified sound—so it’s only right that a cappella singers have a great group dynamic, and are focused on empowering both the music and the people who are singing it. During a recent Zoom interview with management...
Exclusive Inside Look at Lintaa Traffic Operations Ahead of Iron Man Race
Get an exclusive look at the traffic operations for the upcoming Iron Man race in Indio. Learn about the measures taken to ensure safety and minimize traffic disruptions. Plus, find out about the best practices for drivers during the event.