You might see some smoke near Idyllwild this week | Here’s why

You may spot some smoke up in the local mountains near Idyllwild this week, but don't worry it's just some planned pile burning being conducted by fire crews.

Poorly timed project to cause even more traffic delays on Indian Canyon

Just as soon as crews wrapped up the Indian Canyon project hardly anyone asked for, you can expect even more traffic delays this week as a two-day, extremely poorly timed project is planned for the street, reports the Desert Sun.

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Here's where you can watch Rams vs Patriots in the desert.

Female pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Desert Hot Springs

A woman is dead after she was hit by a vehicle in Desert Hot Springs on Friday night.

Getting home from the Stevie Nicks Amex concert took longer than the actual performance

Many of those attending the Luke Bryan and Stevie Nicks concerts at the Bob Hope Class...err, I mean American Express golf tournament...spent more time in their cars trying to get home than Nicks spent on stage this weekend, according to the Desert Sun.

Date Festival | Here’s how to get discounted tickets

The 2019 Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival runs Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 23 in Indio. If you are planning on headed out for the live entertainment, the rides, and deep fried everything, here are some ways to save money on...

66-year-old Twentynine Palms man arrested for allegedly trying to kill his wife

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested on Tuesday after police say he tried to murder his wife.

Update: Palm Springs Police release pics, suspect info of trio who robbed Little Caesars

The Palm Springs Police Department is looking for three people wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at Little Caesars Pizza on Sunday.

Evidence of shooting being investigated near Desert Hot Springs

A report of shots fired on Wednesday night led to the discovery of evidence of a shooting near Desert Hot Springs.

Two teens arrested with stolen gun, meth in Coachella

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has announced the arrest of two 16-year-olds in the city of Coachella after police say they were in possession of drugs and a stolen gun

Beachlife Festival to feature Steve Miller Band, Counting Crows, UB40, more

The BeachLife Festival will return to Redondo Beach this May with performances by the Steve Miller Band, Counting Crows, UB40, and Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley’s Bob Marley Celebration.

Pioneertown musician, western re-enactor arrested for 3 felony sex charges

A 55-year-old Pioneertown man was arrested this week and charged with three felony charges related to child molestation.


Police seek suspect in armed carjacking in Oasis

Police are looking for a man they say carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint in Oasis on Wednesday.

Two arrested in connection to Indio homicide

Indio Police announced the arrests of two men on Wednesday in connection to the death of a woman found inside a home the day before.

Things to do in Palm Springs this weekend

Here's what's happening this weekend in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.

Police investigating shooting in Coachella

A shooting that happened in Coachella on Tuesday afternoon is being investigated.

Battle of the Badges to return to Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage

The badge-carrying men and women of law enforcement, fire protection, military, and other public safety agencies will go head-to-head in the annual SoCal Battle of the Badges, coming to Rancho Mirage on Saturday, June 6.

Palm Desert woman arrested in connection to Pinyon Pines burglary

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of a Palm Desert woman in connection to a robbery that took place in Pinyon Pines in December.


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