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Thursday morning, authorities were called to Desert Express Car Wash as a woman got her leg stuck in the machinery. According to a press release from The Riverside County Fire Department, 18 firefighters arrived on the scene and the...
2 months until the next election and already the political TV ads are starting to air.This is going to be a very long couple of months.With loads of cash to burn, Congressman Raul Ruiz began airing his first television...
Wednesday saw the beginning of the demolition of The Spa Hotel in downtown Palm Springs.  While the hotel was once the star attraction in the city of Palm Springs, the last few years it was really becoming kind of dumpy.Unfortunately,...
In a year that has already seen axes going through windshields, now you have to watch out for bouncing tires on the freeway.Early Wednesday morning, on The 110 in LA, a bouncing tire crashed through a car's windshield and...
Every time an old person drives through a farmer's market, school yard, or business - we pause for a moment and think: how in the world is this person still on the road?  Did the DMV do anything to make...
Cathedral City has numerous problems: a worthless downtown, a catty city council (who just gave themselves a huge raise), a plan for a weird "festival park"...and now you can add rock-throwing douchebag to the list.Some asshole is allegedly driving around The Cathedral...
http://gty.im/168311008The City of Palm Springs has proposed a food truck ordinance that would require food trucks to shut down at 9 p.m.According to The Desert Sun, the 15-page (?) proposed “Mobile Food Vending Vehicles” also features other ridiculous rules:No...
Sure it is pretty easy to get your medical marijuana card in California, you know because of your glaucoma.But, the best California-grown weed may not be waiting for you in your local dispensary - and why?  Because it is being...
A naked man was arrested on the campus of San Diego State University on Sunday. The 53-year-old was in the buff, eating toothpaste and tagging the inside of classrooms on campus. The LA Times reports: The man had called 911...
Several SoCal counties are among the top 15 most dangerous counties in America according to Time - at least when it comes to natural disasters.  As explained on Time.com, they counted up events that caused "death, property damage, injuries or crop damage"...
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