Local Media

With Halloween in the rear-view mirror, the inevitable onslaught of Christmas-All-The-Things is just about up on us - but not if The Desert Sun has their way.  The Gannet owned company let it be known that they are not...
On election night, Cactus Hugs pointed out that poor intrepid reporter Natalie Brunell was forced to report for KESQ on a goddamn iPad on her birthday of all days (because why would a media outlet who has been raking in...
An ordinance on plastic bag usage went into effect in Palm Springs on Monday so KESQ took to the streets to find the dumbest people they could to speak on it (you can watch the video here)."Are we turning into...
Sunday night brought a congressional debate to The Coachella Valley's airwaves. Congressman Raul Ruiz squared off against Assemblyman Brian Nestande in their race to represent California's 36th District - and Kris Long's face spoke for everyone who tuned in...First,...
After 5 years, KMIR News has decided to have an actual person in The Coachella Valley give local weather forecasts starting in January 2015.  But who will it be?  We made a forecast of our own:
Tuesday a gnarly truck accident backed up westbound traffic for miles and miles and miles. Every media outlet reported on this:(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id =...
For the last few years, one of your "local" Palm Springs TV news outlets has been outsourcing their weather forecasts to Las Vegas - but it looks like that is about to change.KTNV (and KMIR) weather man Bryan Scofield...
Thursday, KMIR evening anchor Elizabeth Beaubien said goodbye to The Coachella Valley - as she is moving to be closer to her family in Tulsa - which, good for her.  This kind of thing happens, media personalities come and...
Thursday, KESQ took a minute out to ask a very important Facebook question (featuring a very tiny picture).Based on the comments, it is going over well.// <!; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1";...
KMIR TV has been running a "Put it Away" public service campaign for almost a year now. The campaign simply asks drivers to "put away" their cell phones while driving - because it is dangerous. This was the launch...
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