There’s a new, adorable baby giraffe at The Living Desert

The Living Desert has a new resident and she's a cutie.

Maxwell to perform at Fantasy Springs Casino this May

Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio is kicking off Memorial Day weekend with Maxwell in concert on Friday, May 24.

Desert X Guide

Desert X A Point of View 2019 installation in Mecca

Desert X 2019 Map | Your guide to all the locations

Need a map for Desert X 2019? Here you go! Enjoy and drive safe!!

Hidden camera found in Saul Martinez Elementary classroom

The Coachella Valley Unified School District in investigating after a hidden camera was found by a teacher inside a classroom in Mecca, according to the Desert Sun.

Officer-involved shooting at Indio hotel injures 1

A person was injured on Friday night in an officer-involved shooting at the Best Western Date Tree Hotel in Indio.
Lineup for the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio

Things to do in Palm Springs this weekend

Here's what's happening this weekend in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.
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Search and rescue team finds lost skier, escorts him through canyons and cliffs near Snow Valley

A skier who went off the trails at Snow Valley ski resort is safe after he was found by the San Bernardino County Search and Rescue Team located the man and escorted him through some treacherous terrain.

Joan Jett and Elle King to perform at Fantasy Springs Casino

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are coming to Fantasy Springs Casino this May with special guest Elle King.

Cage Fury Fighting Championships coming to Spotlight 29 Casino

Spotlight 29 Casino will host Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) this May.

Things to do this March in Palm Springs

Here's the best of what's happening in the Coachella Valley in March.

Proposed bill would limit cell phone use in California schools

A proposed bill could ban students in California schools from using cell phones on campus.

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Flying into PSP is getting super expensive for Coachella

Typically, flying into Palm Springs International Airport is a bit more expensive than say LAX or Ontario, but this Spring, airfares are soaring for some looking to catch a flight to the desert during the busy festival season.

Palm Drive in Desert Hot Springs reopened after fatal rollover

Authorities have reopened Palm Drive after a fatal early morning crash.


80-year-old Blythe man accused of running fake Bernie and Beto PACs

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An 80-year-old Blythe man has been accused by federal prosecutors of setting up fake political action committees for candidates including Bernie Sanders, Beto O’Rourke and Andrew Gillum and pocketing the donations.

Here are all the normal things I never expect drivers in Palm Springs to do during ‘The Season’

It's High Season in the Palm Springs Area and, while I think that means that it's the highest point of the year in the Coachella Valley in terms of people being in town, I'm also quite certain that 9 out of 10 drivers on the road must be high - as the things they are doing on Highway 111, Fred Waring, Washington Street, Indio Boulevard, and all spots in between right now are freaking insane.

Things to do in April in Palm Springs

Here's the best of what's happening in April in the Palm Springs Area.

Desert Hot Springs man arrested for shooting. 2 AR-15s, other firearms seized.

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force announced the arrest on Thursday of a 25-year-old Desert Hot Springs man in connection with a shooting that happened on March 10.

You can now buy the River at Rancho Mirage

The RIver in Rancho Mirage is for sale.

Krispy Kreme in Rancho Mirage has an opening date

It's almost doughnut time, people.


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