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The sheriff's department has conducted more checkpoints in the city of Coachella than any other city in The Coachella Valley over the past 12 months. In theory, the checkpoints are there to get drunk drivers off of the roads...
Matthew Ross, an 18-year-old high school senior in Yucca Valley allegedly threatened to kill three teachers and has been arrested.Ross, who lives in Twentynine Palms, was arrested Wednesday at Black Rock High School after being suspended for making the...
The City of Coachella's solution to fighting crime: talking robot cameras.5 cameras have already been installed in the city. The cameras monitor movement. If the sensors detect someone in a restricted area, the camera takes a still...
The family who has been picketing outside of Roosevelt Elementary School in Indio for over a week will not be protesting anymore.Wednesday a judge issued a restraining order to Desert Sands Unified School District. The order requires that Farias...
July brought a new ordinance to the entitled-elderly person community of Rancho Mirage that banned people under the age of 30 from renting a vacation home in the city.  Less than 2 months later, the city is already facing...
A family has been protesting every day since Tuesday this week in front of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in Indio and it is all because the principal of the school told a man not to park illegally.Frank Farias and his...
Traffic was a huge mess on the westbound 10 Tuesday morning after a big rig crashed less than half a mile west of Haugen-Lehmann Way. The fire from the crash could be seen for miles... Black smoke in west Coachella...
While you and I are not allowed inside of the new Whole Foods in Palm Desert until Wednesday, intrepid Local 2 KESQ reporter anchor Samantha Cortese got a sneak peek inside of the store on Monday.  She posted these pictures and...
A tiny, ugly, old aluminum house that no one else wants may soon be headed to Palm Springs...if The Mayor has his way.The Aluminaire House, which currently sits in storage in Long Island, New York was built for a...
Update 3:20PM: Early reports from multiple outlets had Vasquez pleading guilty to 3 felonies, as The Desert Sun reports: if Vasquez resigns by Sept. 22 and also resigns if he's re-elected in the  election, he'll only be sentenced to probation for the...
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