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School bus involved in rear-end collision with students aboard, no students injured
First responders were on the scene of a collision involving a fully loaded school bus and another car as students were on their way to school Tuesday morning east of Desert Hot Springs. The First Student school bus was rear-ended along Dillon Road near Johnson Road in Desert Edge. One person in the passenger vehicle suffered The post School bus involved in rear-end collision with students aboard, no students injured appeared first on KESQ.
Monitoring potential flooding in Desert Hot Springs
The First Alert Weather Team is tracking rain which could create travel difficulties, namely for areas in the west valley. There is currently a Flood Watch in effect for areas west, which includes Desert Hot Springs, through Wednesday morning . The City of Desert Hot Springs has been steadily working...
Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network hosts public event on cannabis education for wellness
Cannabis continues its rise in popularity as more states legalize its use either as a medical or recreational drug. And on Wednesday, the "Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network" is presenting a public event on cannabis education for wellness. The event will be held in Desert Hot Springs from 5 p.m....
Cathedral City Getting New Entertainment With Expanded Concert Series Featuring Well Known Rock Stars and Bands. See Inside For Who.
Tickets For John Waite on Sale Friday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m. Local. Tickets For Blue Oyster Cult, River Butcher, and Lita Ford on Sale Now. Fans may be singing along with rock performer Lita Ford to “Kiss Me Deadly” or how about to Blue Oyster Cult’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper,” if they play their cards right because Agave Caliente Terraza , the recently built outdoor concert venue at Agua Caliente Casino in Cathedral City today announced three new artists to be added to its upcoming concert series featuring an electrifying lineup of renowned acts. All set to grace the stage in the coming months, the series continues with John Waite on Saturday, May 11; Winger on Saturday, September 28; and Great White on Saturday, November 30. All shows will commence at 8:00 p.m. and are limited to only 800 tickets per performance, ensuring an intimate setting to see these artists live in concert.
Jury selection starts in retrial of Rancho Mirage man who killed senior in racing crash
Jury selection got underway today for the retrial of a convicted felon involved in a street racing crash in Rancho Mirage that killed an 81-year-old woman. Wade Klinton Wheeler, 41, of Rancho Mirage was driving the car that smashed into Barbara Schmitz's sedan, fatally injuring her and severely injuring her husband, Gerald Schmitz, over a The post Jury selection starts in retrial of Rancho Mirage man who killed senior in racing crash appeared first on KESQ.
Driver suspected in deadly hit-and-run identified, expected to surrender in court next week
Investigators identified the driver suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenager last month. Troy Dean Reynolds, 57, of Yucca Valley is believed to have been behind the wheel in a crash that killed Joshua Alexander Sanchez Barreras, 16, in Yucca Valley on the night of Jan. 26. Deputies found Barreras The post Driver suspected in deadly hit-and-run identified, expected to surrender in court next week appeared first on KESQ.
A Taste of Italy: Unveiling Palm Desert's Top 5 Italian Dining Spots
Welcome to this article where we explore five exquisite Italian restaurants in Palm Desert. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these culinary gems yet? If so, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Yucca Valley Man Accused of Forcibly Steering Car Into Traffic with Child Onboard
A Yucca Valley man's brush with the law intensified during an alleged attempt to deliberately cause a traffic accident while in the car with his young child, authorities say. Daniel Ammerman, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department, is accused of taking control of the vehicle from his girlfriend - the child's mother - in a dangerous outburst on February 8.
Palm Springs Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint on March 1
The Palm Springs Police Department announced Tuesday that it will conduct a DUI checkpoint next week at an undisclosed location within the city. The checkpoint will be held from 7 p.m. March 1 until 1 a.m. March 2 at an undisclosed location that has had elevated numbers of impaired driving-related crashes, according to the department.
Rick’s Restaurant & Bakery in Palm Springs To Close But It’s Not Over
After nearly three decades and countless orders of eggs over easy and fried potatoes, Rick’s Restaurant & Bakery in Palm Springs is preparing to shut its doors. Regulars who have made its familiar booths a second home will have to adjust their routines, however they won’t have to venture too far for their morning fix. Rick Seidner, the restaurant’s founder and owner, announced to The Desert Sun on Thursday that while the physical restaurant will close by the end of March, the exact closing date is yet to be determined and patrons can take solace in the fact that breakfast and lunch services will be relocated to Rick’s Desert Grill, less than a block away.
Shots fired and bullet casings found in Yucca Valley neighborhood
Shots fired at a house in Yucca Valley this weekend were confirmed by Sheriff’s Deputies, who said that no one was injured in the gunfire. Just before 10 p.m. on Sunday (February 18), the Sheriff’s Morongo Basin Station received a number of reports of gunfire near the 57000 block of El Dorado Drive in Yucca Valley.
Palm Desert Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Palm Desert reported a total of 141 crime cases. The most frequent crime was theft, which occurred 41 times, making up about 29% of all reported crimes. Other non-specified crimes followed closely with 34 cases, accounting for about 24% of the total. Suspicious situations were reported 25 times, while trespassing cases were recorded 18 times. Assaults and arguments were less common, with 6 and 5 cases respectively. Burglary, vandalism, and arrests were even rarer, each with 4 and 3 cases respectively. Lastly, there was only one reported hit and run incident. This data shows a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft being the most prevalent crime. It is important for residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to law enforcement agencies.
Wind issues and road closures are causing some residents to call for a bridge
Local residents are calling for the valley's cities to work together to devise a plan to resolve the dust issue and all of the road closures. News Channel 3 reported in previous coverage that The California Transportation Commission has awarded $50 million for Addressing Climate Change, Emergencies, and Sandstorms Project on Indian Canyon. Even though The post Wind issues and road closures are causing some residents to call for a bridge appeared first on KESQ.
Jury Selection Concluding in Trial of Escondido Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend in 2019
Jury selection is slated to finish up Wednesday for the trial of a 25-year-old Escondido man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend at her Palm Desert apartment in 2019 — while her young son was present. Richard Colin Holbrook of Escondido allegedly killed 33-year-old Nicole Henderson. He is charged...
Injured hiker rescued at Palm Springs trail
First responders were able to rescue a hiker who was injured while on a Palm Springs trail Monday afternoon. The rescue happened on the North Lykken Trail, which is near Ramon Road and S La Mirada Road. A battalion chief told News Channel 3 that the hiker sustained minor injuries. Crews were able to rescue The post Injured hiker rescued at Palm Springs trail appeared first on KESQ.
Palm Springs Feb 18 Weekly Crime Report: 355 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories
Palm Springs Feb 18 Weekly Crime Report: 355 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories. During the last week, Palm Springs witnessed a total of 355 reported crime cases. The most frequent type of crime was classified as 'Other', accounting for 150 cases, followed by 'Burglary' with 62 incidents. 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Theft' were also notable, with 36 and 26 cases respectively. Similarly, 'Vandalism' was reported 26 times. Lesser, but still significant, were 'Trespass' and 'Arrest' incidents, tallying at 18 and 15 cases respectively. The least reported crimes were 'Assault', 'Domestic Related', and 'Robbery', with 11, 7, and 4 incidents respectively. The data indicates a need for heightened security and vigilance, particularly against 'Other' and 'Burglary' crimes which made up more than half of the total reported incidents.
Hi-Desert Nature Museum seeking artists for recycled and repurposed artwork exhibition
Yucca Valley’s Hi-Desert Nature Museum is putting out the call for artists who enjoy making art out of recycled or repurposed materials. Their annual spring recycled art exhibit “Metamorphosis: A Recycled Art Exhibition” will open on March 23, and the museum is searching for local artists to contribute works of art for display.
FL Man Dies After Lemon Juice Tanker Spill
A 66-year-old Florida man died Monday after suffering injuries in an overturned tanker crash near a Cactus City rest stop in Southern California nearly one week earlier. Joel Grimes of Lake Wales was identified as the victim who died from his injuries after the crash, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Coroner’s Bureau.
A Curious Church Controversy; California’s Impending Junk-Fee Ban–Coachella Valley Independent’s Indy Digest: Feb. 19, 2024
Growing up, I went through a sampler, of sorts, of Christianity. I was baptized as a Lutheran. I went to a Baptist church and Bible camps as a kid. I had a lot of Catholic friends—and even more friends who were LDS (aka members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, aka Mormons). I became a member of the LDS Church when I was 19, but left about six years later due to both the church’s treatment of LGBTQ individuals and some of its history.
First Alert Weather Alert: Mountain rain and snow with showers in the Coachella Valley
Rain has impacted parts of Southern California since the weekend with significant flooding from the Central Coast to the L.A. Basin. Showers still have the chance to push through the Valley today, with heavier rain in the Riverside and San Bernardino County mountains today and overnight as low pressure slides through. A First Alert Weather The post First Alert Weather Alert: Mountain rain and snow with showers in the Coachella Valley appeared first on KESQ.