Man in stolen tractor trailer rams police car, draws officer gunfire on 60 Freeway

A wild police pursuit of a man in a stolen trailer that took place early Monday morning included the truck ramming a police cruiser and officers firing upon the suspect took.Police were called to a business on Shea Center Drive a little after 1...

Police investigating suspicious death in Desert Hot Springs

Officials from the Desert Hot Springs Police Department were at an apartment complex on Hacienda Boulevard investigating a suspicious death on Monday."We are working a death investigation I don’t believe we have categorized it as a homicide as of yet. But yes we are...

Is this thing on El Paseo art? Nobody nose.

El Paseo in Palm Desert had a really hard time allowing balloons on the street, but no issues with putting this thing in the smack dab in the middle of the shopping district

The desert is actually going to be kind of chilly this week

Yes, the normally scorching hot desert is capable of being, dare I say it? - chilly.

Airstream Palooza, a free music fest, coming to Palm Desert’s Hotel Paseo

Hotel Paseo in Palm Desert will host a day of free concerts on December 1 to show off the fully-restored 1950 Airstream Trailer it has on the property.The hotel will soon allow guests to book overnight stays in the Airstream - so to...

5 awesome off The Strip spots to get breakfast in Las Vegas

Because the best breakfast in Las Vegas is not on The Strip

Kendrick Lamar was in Indio to watch some boxing

Kendrick Lamar was in Indio on Thursday night to take in some boxing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

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2 dead, 2 injured in Palm Springs crash

Two people are dead after a vehicle crashed into a tree in Palm Springs Saturday night. The crash happened a little before 10:30 pm in the area of Francis Drive and North Farrell Drive, police told KESQ.Two people were pronounced dead at the...

Here’s a weird thing we received in the Cactus Hugs DMs

We get a lot of messages through the Cactus Hugs Facebook page. Some are great newstips, some appear to be old people who think Messenger is like Alexa and just write one word like "restaurant" or phrases like "stop following me."  We also get...

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Things to do this January in Palm Springs

January in Palm Springs brings plenty of shows, activities and events.  With the best weather in the country and, assuming Christmas and New Year's haven't left you completely broke, here are some of the best things you can do in Palm Springs, Palm Desert,...

Grab a Ring doorbell for $60 off and get a free Echo Dot!

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is on sale and you get a free Amazon Echo Dot with purchase!

Fire crews take on blaze at La Piñata restaurant in Indio

The restaurant caught fire on Saturday morning.

Kevin from ‘The Office’ needs your Palm Springs tips

Actor Brian Baumgartner, best known for playing Kevin on The Office, has a question for you, Palm Springs..

The race for Indio City Council District 2 is very, very close

So the next time someone tells you that your vote doesn't matter..

Grab a meal and a movie with’s $30 special

Just in time for the Holiday Season, has unleashed a special deal giving you a $100 gift card for dinner and two movie tickets for just $30.

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