Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Thursday evening, April 9

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

Here’s how to make Spicy Pie pizza at home to enjoy during CouchChella

There are many things that Indio will be missing out on this April with the postponement of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival to the Fall. The music, parties, and all that money coming into the desert immediately come to mind, but the lack of a fest this weekend also means that you won't be able to grab some delicious Spicy Pie pizza. But, you can try to make your own version at home, thanks to this video from the good people at Spicy Pie - which Coachella shared on Thursday in advance of Friday's CouchChella release of its new documentary.

This Palm Springs home is selling for $1 million and comes with a chili recipe

Those trying to sell a home are getting creative during the coronavirus pandemic. Some real estate agents are doing live-streamed tours of properties, while others are holding open houses on Facebook Live. In Palm Springs, one home currently for sale has promised a famous chili recipe to whoever throws down $1 million for the mid-century modern estate.

Police investigating reported stabbing in Palm Desert

An investigation is underway after a reported stabbing in Palm Desert Wednesday night.

Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Thursday, April 9

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Wednesday evening, April 8

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

Marine arrested for rape of unconscious victim in Twentynine Palms

A 23-year-old active Marine was arrested on Tuesday for for rape of an unconscious person in Twentynine Palms in June.

Carjacking suspect linked to agriculture thefts arrested in Thermal

A 29-year-old Thermal man police say is suspected of a January carjacking and links to multiple agriculture thefts was arrested on Tuesday.

Investigation underway after hiker discovers body in the desert east of the Coachella Valley

Officials from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department are investigating after a body was found by a hiker north of The 10 Freeway at Frontage Road on Tuesday.

Luna Shadows has a video for ‘Palm Springs’ and, since we live here, I suppose we have to watch

Luna Shadows has a video for 'Palm Springs' and, since we live here, I suppose we have to watch

Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Wednesday, April 8

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

10 things I am looking forward to doing (when it’s safe again)

Okay, so right off the top, this post is not in any way intended to bring false hope that everything is going to quickly get back to normal. It's not. I read a ton about the coronavirus pandemic everyday and, honestly, it's going to get worse before it gets better. But, as I sit here at home for another night of quarantine, I can reflect about what I miss and what I dream of doing when I safely can again. I have listed 10 below and I would love to hear your lists  in the comments.


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Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Tuesday evening, April 7

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

1 injured, 1 arrested after stabbing in Palm Springs

A person was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after police say they were stabbed by a man in Palm Springs Tuesday afternoon.

Here’s a complaint letter sent to Cactus Hugs by a local golfer

Earlier today, Cactus Hugs posted a pretty straightforward message for local golfers during the coronavirus pandemic.  As was expected, the 'ol in box has seen a few complaint emails come in, one of which is posted unedited (although I am not posting the person's name) and unedited, though I did add bold to two sections.

Enough already with this shit, local golfers

Over the last few weeks, we have all had to make sacrifices and adjustments to what used to be our normal lives as we try to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Some have lost loved ones to the virus, many have lost jobs and income, and young people are losing valuable education time and are likely to miss many milestone events like sports, prom, and graduation ceremonies. But, hey, don't bring this up to the local Coachella Valley golf community, because, clearly, they are the biggest victims to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Tuesday, April 7

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

Coachella Valley coronavirus news and info | Monday evening, April 6

Cactus Hugs has been tracking local stories about the coronavirus. Here are the latest.

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