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Quake in Riverside County shakes Valley
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered near Palomar Mountain shook the Coachella Valley area early Friday night. The temblor occurred just south of the Riverside County line and about 20 miles east of Fallbrook at 6:16 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage due to the earthquake, which shook communities as far south as San Diego.
Fire Erupts at Palm Desert Mall, Contained to Small Space
A fire broke out Friday in a Palm Desert shopping center but was quickly contained to a confined space, and no one was injured. The blaze was reported shortly before 8 a.m. in the Westfield Mall in the 72-800 block of Highway 111, near Monterey Avenue, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
Escalator fire delays Shops at Palm Desert opening Friday
An early morning fire at The Shops at Palm Desert caused a delay in the mall opening on Friday. Cal Fire reported that they were called to the mall just before 8:00 a.m. to a report of a fire in one of the escalators. The fire was quickly put out by firefighters.
Palm Desert Charter Middle School Color Guard is making history
Palm Desert Charter Middle School, Color Guard Team made history last year when they went to the World Championships in Ohio and competed against High Schools in the Finals. This year's Team is making history again! The Color Guard team was promoted to the Scholastic Open Division, and they are the first-ever middle school in The post Palm Desert Charter Middle School Color Guard is making history appeared first on KESQ.
Agua Caliente brings back a piece of history to Palm Springs
The Spa at Sec-He is set to open next Tuesday. Built on top of a mineral spring and is said to have beneficial properties. “This water is spiritually healing,” said the Chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reid Milanovich. Guests are welcome to book their appointments now. Experiencing a relaxing time in The post Agua Caliente brings back a piece of history to Palm Springs appeared first on KESQ.
Palm Springs police to crack down on distracted drivers in April
Palm Springs police will be taking a zero tolerance position on drivers who disobey cell phone laws in April as part of “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.”. “Holding your phone and using it while driving is not only dangerous, but also illegal,” Sgt. Arnold Galvan said. “Before starting the car, silence your phone, or put it in the glove box, trunk or back seat. Anywhere you can’t reach.”
Teen Gang Banger In Trouble Again
Another underage criminal street gang member has been busted here in the desert. This 17 year old was at the intersection of Tahquitz Avenue and Rubidoux Street in Indio at 10:30 Thursday morning March 30th 2023. But when you are already a documented criminal street gang member and you are...
Man killed in motorcycle crash on I-10 identified
A 51-year-old man killed when his motorcycle clipped a guardrail and flipped over on Interstate 10 in Thousand Palms was identified today as a Santa Ana resident. Adolph Madrid was fatally injured about 9:30 a.m. Thursday on eastbound I-10, near Monterey Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. Madrid’s city of residence was not immediately disclosed.
Coachella 2023: A guide to food and drink at the festival
By this point, you've probably planned out every artist you want to see at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, as well as what outfits you'll be rocking. But there's another important, sometimes forgotten about, part of your day you need to be thinking about, too: what you're going to be eating and drinking. You're going to get pretty hungry and need a pit stop. Lucky for you, the music festival has announced its lineup...
Orange County Motorcyclist Killed In Crash In Thousand Palms
51 year old Adolph Madrid of Santa Ana has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Thousand Palms. He was driving a 2021 Harley Davidson eastbound in the fast lane on Interstate 10 just west of Monterey Avenue around 9:30 Thursday morning March 30th 2023. Madrid was riding in a...
Universal Basic Income Pilot Program To Provide $800 Monthly Payments For 18 Months To Selected Applicants In Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, California has chosen 30 qualified individuals to receive monthly payments of $800 for 18 months as part of a new Universal Basic Income (UBI) pilot program. Receive Monthly Payments of $800 for 18 Months In The New “Pilot” Program. The program is a collaboration between Palm...
17-Year-Old on Probation Arrested on Gun and Drug Possession Charges in Indio
INDIO (CNS) – A 17-year-old gang member on probation suspected of gun and drug possession was arrested Thursday in Indio. Officers with the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force observed the boy, who they knew was on probation, near the intersection of Tahquitz Avenue and Rubidoux Street in Indio around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Paul Heredia.
Youth-led Hue Music and Arts Festival returns to Coachella this weekend
Festival season is upon us, and one youth-run event in Coachella aims to be an alternative to the bigger festivals happening in the desert while spotlighting local musicians and artists. Hue Music and Arts Festival makes its return Saturday after a three-year hiatus. Held at Veterans' Park, the festival is...
Thermal Beach Club Breaking Ground on Residential Community This Summer
The development’s central 20-acre lake will boast authentic inland surfing as well as offer leisure water recreational activities to the residents of the 326 luxury homes surrounding it. This simulated ocean experience was designed and engineered by Florida-based Martin Aquatic Design & Engineering using the company’s patent-pending Blue Mar Basins system. The development in the greater Palm Springs, Calif. area has already received unanimous approval from the Riverside County Board of Supervisors for this billion-dollar project.
Rudy Forti is the choice to be the next head football coach at Palm Desert High School
Palm Desert High School has determined who it wants to lead its football program following the departure of the coach who led the Aztecs to six consecutive league titles. Pending board approval on Tuesday from the Desert Sands Unified School District, Rudy Forti will be the school’s next head coach, a district spokesperson confirmed Friday. ...
Quick-thinking bus driver evacuates students from burning bus
23 students and a bus driver are safe today, after the school bus they were in Friday morning caught fire. According to Cal Fire, they got a call just before 9:00 a.m. that a school bus was on fire at the intersection of Pierce Street and Avenue 66, in Thermal.
‘Church that pies built’: Coachella Valley Christian Church marks 100-year anniversary
The Coachella Valley Christian Church in Indio is gearing up to celebrate a major milestone this weekend: its 100-year anniversary. The church started in an abandoned pool hall in Coachella on Easter Sunday in 1923. Since then, the church has grown into a tight-knit parish of about 50 people, moved locations, and made history. Stephen The post ‘Church that pies built’: Coachella Valley Christian Church marks 100-year anniversary appeared first on KESQ.
Gas leak prompts evacuation of 5 apartment buildings in Coachella
Updated Post at 6:45 p.m. Cal fire said the scene was cleared around 3:00 p.m. There were no reports of injuries. Updated Post at 1:45 p.m. A Gas Company repair crew was on scene around 1:10 p.m. It was reportedly working to mitigate the leak. Original Post at 1:00 p.m. Cal Fire reported that firefighters The post Gas leak prompts evacuation of 5 apartment buildings in Coachella appeared first on KESQ.
One person dead, two others seriously hurt in crash between two motorcycles on I-10
At least one person was killed, two others seriously injured, after two motorcycles crash on Interstate 10 in Thousand Palms Thursday morning. The crash happened at around 9:30 a.m. on the eastbound I-10 near Monterey Avenue Cal Fire officials originally said three people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The California Highway Patrol The post One person dead, two others seriously hurt in crash between two motorcycles on I-10 appeared first on KESQ.
ECPD takes wanted felon into custody
EL CENTRO — On March 30, at about 11:30 a.m., El Centro Police Department Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on a grey-colored Mercedes sedan in the 300 block of Hamilton, according to a press release. The Indio Police Department had placed an alert on the vehicle, indicating the...
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