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  • Landmark Trial of Doctor Charged with Murder in San Ramon Man's Overdose Begins
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:42:21 GMT
    The trial of Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng is the first time a California Doctor has been charged with murder in her patients' overdose deaths. A doctor accused in the prescription- drug-overdose deaths of three men spent only minutes with some patients before prescribing powerful opiates, a prosecutor said today, but a defense attorney claimed the doctor lacked the street smarts to know drugs like oxycodone might be abused....
  • Landmark Trial of Doctor Charged with Murder in Man's Overdose Begins
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:01:12 GMT
    The trial of Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng is the first time a California Doctor has been charged with murder in her patients' overdose deaths. A doctor accused in the prescription- drug-overdose deaths of three men spent only minutes with some patients before prescribing powerful opiates, a prosecutor said today, but a defense attorney claimed the doctor lacked the street smarts to know drugs like oxycodone might be abused....
  • Fans, players face heat as football season kicks off
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2015 04:04:17 GMT
    Players with Shadow Hills High School hopped on a bus Friday afternoon to head to Perris High School. The game was originally scheduled to be a home game for Shadow Hills, but that had to change....
  • TMCC President Maria C. Sheehan Announces Retirement
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:28:05 GMT
    Truckee Meadows Community College President Dr. Mara C. Sheehan has announced that she will retire in January 2016. Sheehan, who began at TMCC in 2008 and has been an educator for more than 40 years, will pursue volunteer work in Central America....
  • Power outage in Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:43:16 GMT
    Power is out in Palm Desert on Cook Street near Palm Desert High School. Southern California Edison says 1300 customers are impacted....
  • Back to school safety reminder
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:33:14 GMT
    Students in the Desert Sands Unified School District will return to school Wednesday and authorities are reminding everyone to use extra caution on the roads. The Palm Desert Police Department is reminding adults to be careful in school zones....
  • What Financial Advisors Are Telling Investors About the Market's Meltdown
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:40:57 GMT
    Despite the tough last couple days, financial advisors say the recent weakness in the stock market isn't a reason to abandon stocks. Fresh off Wall Street's worst week in four years - one that saw the Dow Jones industrial average lose 10 percent of its value and the Standard & Poor's 500 index slip below the magical 2,000 barrier - financial advisors have two words of advice for gun-shy investors....
  • WW II fighter ace Fritz Payne dies; fought at Guadalcanal
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:07:57 GMT
    In this July 30, 2011 file photo, retired Brig. General Frederick "Fritz" Payne of Palm Desert, the oldest living fighter ace, celebrates his 100th birthday at the Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs....
  • Aug. 21 is deadline to apply for entrepreneur program
    published on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:27:12 GMT
    Palm Desert, C.A.- The Coachella Valley Women's Business Center has extended the application deadline one more week for "It's Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women" , a program for aspiring entrepreneurs. The deadline for applications is August 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Applications can be downloaded from the CVWBC website at www.cvwbc.org and returned electronically or mailed to our office at 77-806 Flora Road, Suite A in Palm Desert....
  • Sat August 15, 2015
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 10:06:51 GMT
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  • Trial of Former College Football Star Moves Forward
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:35:37 GMT
    A middle school security guard named as the victim in a battery case against a former College of the Desert and Vanderbilt University football player allegedly is shown on video assaulting two people, and the athlete's lawyers want them to testify in the player's upcoming trial in Indio. Lawyers for Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 23, this week asked for a delay in his trial on a misdemeanor battery charge, which stems from a Feb. 27, 2014 incident in which he allegedly roughed up Jaime Tarascio, a c...
  • Marcelo Lopez Joins The Paul Kaplan Group as Office Expands
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:21:40 GMT
    Paul Kaplan, President of The Paul Kaplan Group is pleased to announce the expansion of their Palm Springs' office with the addition of Realtor Marcelo Lopez. Kaplan welcomed Lopez to the company's team of expert Realtors saying, "We are very pleased to have Marcelo join us....
  • Fri August 14, 2015
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:01:40 GMT
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  • Thu August 13, 2015
    published on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:23:43 GMT
    The Daily Transcript is San Diego's only information company offering business news, data and resources daily and hourly. We report on San Diego business , finance and the San Diego economy, real estate , construction , the U.S. military in San Diego, and San Diego government construction bids ....
  • Political EmpireCONGRESS: Raul Ruiz's seat now considered "Safe Democrat"
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:02:21 GMT
    The lack of a big-name challenger to Rep. Raul Ruiz has convinced one professional observer of political races to put the Palm Desert Democrat in the "Safe Democrat" category. The change in the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report rankings was announced Wednesday, Aug. 12. In a Roll Call blog , Gonzales wrote "there is no evidence that Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz is in significant danger."...
  • Brusher That Injured Four People Partially Contained
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:52:21 GMT
    A vehicle-caused brush fire in east Anza that injured four people and scorched nearly 450 acres was 50 percent contained this afternoon and losing steam. The "Anza Fire," which broke out shortly before noon Monday, prompted some evacuations and led to the closure of state Route 74 between Palm Desert and Anza....
  • Angel Yin collects second USGA medal; Nelly Korda chases in Portland
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 05:34:53 GMT
    With each new U.S. Golf Association medal that Angel Yin collects, the shell cracks open a little wider. Yin was downright chit chatty beside Portland Golf Club's 18th green on Tuesday....
  • Anza Fire Now 20 Percent Contained
    published on Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:14:15 GMT
    A vehicle-caused brush fire in east Anza that injured four people and scorched nearly 500 acres was 20 percent contained today and no longer threatening area homes. The "Anza Fire," which broke out shortly before noon Monday, prompted some evacuations and led to the closure of state Route 74 between Palm Desert and Anza....
  • Local woman uses GoFundMe to help cover law school costs
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 23:39:11 GMT
    You might have heard of crowd funding sites like GoFundMe used to raise money for charities or cover health costs. "I knew how important it was to visit the schools I wanted to attend and I needed to come up with a way because I didn't have the money to do it," Roy said....
  • Private School Teacher Arrested in Palm Desert Pleads Not Guilty to Sex With Minor
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:53:07 GMT
    The 34 year old man is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16 year old girl he met on the Internet. A 34-year-old teacher at a private school in Palm Springs pleaded not guilty today on charges of having a sexual relationship with a 16- year-old girl he met on the Internet....