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  • Palm Desert: Vanderbilt rape defendant faces charge in Riverside County
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    An Indio man awaiting sentencing for rape in Nashville, Tenn., also faces charges in Riverside County of harassing a Palm Desert Charter Middle School security guard.A Brandon Vandenburg, 21, is charged with misdemeanor battery on a school employee in relation to the Feb. 27, 2014, incident in Palm Desert. Vandenburg, a former football player for Vanderbilt University,A was scheduled to appear Tuesday, March 24, in Riverside County for a hearing on the charge....
  • Vail Daily obituary: Carol Brown, 1926-2015
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:20:12 GMT
    Before Vail was Vail, Vail Pioneers Carol and Keith Brown were among those who had the vision of what it could become. This is Keith and Carol on what would be the main Vail entrance....
  • Spectacular Value at La Quinta's Codorniz Attracts Savvy Home Buyers
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:05:08 GMT
    Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that record low interest rates coupled with unparalleled home values have kept RJT Homes at the top of the list of elite Coachella Valley developers. Two new floor plans have recently been announced at Codorniz , one of the most sought after locations in the Greater Palm Springs area....
  • Meager Snowpack Hurts More than Ski Season
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:46:42 GMT
    Once upon a time, early spring was a great time for snow sports, but as drought moves into year four, skiers and riders are grateful to have anything between them and the slope. "It's pretty slushy, pretty melty," said snowboarder Nicky Hackman after a run Wednesday at Snow Summit in Big Bear....
  • My Accidental and Casual Lunch with Mike Grgich
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:42:54 GMT
    Perhaps everyone in the wine world knows of Miljenko "Mike" Grgich . The long time Napa Valley winemaker and part time La Quinta resident was the "hero" of the Judgment of Paris in 1976 -where Mike's California Chardonnay was deemed the "finest white wine" by a panel of French judges scoring over their own French wine for the first time in history....
  • Vanderbilt University Football Player Convicted Of Rape Faces Battery Charge In Riverside County
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:07:05 GMT
    INDIO - A former Vanderbilt University football player convicted in Tennessee of filming and raping an intoxicated student now faces a misdemeanor charge in Riverside County of roughing up a security guard at his brother's middle school. Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 21, is not expected to appear in court for Tuesday's pretrial hearing in Indio, where he faces a single misdemeanor count of battery against a school employee stemming from alleged Feb. 27, 2014 confrontation at Palm Desert Charter Mid...
  • Natasha Oakley flaunts her toned stomach and pert derriere as she...
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:16:13 GMT
    She's one Nasty Gal! Natasha Oakley flaunts her toned stomach and pert derriere as she poses in sexy black bikini and sheer dress for American fashion brand A Bikini A Day founder Natasha Oakley certainly has hearts racing as she poses in Nasty Gal 's new campaign shoot. The 23-year-old Australian model flaunts her incredible figure in a sleek black bikini for the American fashion brand, layering the sultry swimwear with a sheer dress....
  • Swimmer, 80, wins nine golds
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:13:53 GMT
    That was what 80-year-old Nanaimo swimmer James Scantland accomplished in the pool last month at the Senior Games International Sports Festival in Palm Desert, Calif. "I had been to the event three times before, and this was my fourth time....
  • More On James Dockery
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:42:59 GMT
    Dockery grew up in Palm Desert, Calif., in a family that bled Silver and Black. His uncle, who passed away in 2002 was such a devout member of Raider Nation that he was buried in a Silver and Black casket and a Raiders blanket now rests on his grave....
  • Palm Desert Bank Robbed, Police Looking for Suspect
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:39:17 GMT
    The heist occurred about 10:15 a.m. at the Citibank in the 44000 block of Towne Center Drive, sheriff's Sgt. Manny Garcia said....
  • Trojan Claiborne takes fifth place
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:05:43 GMT
    Brandon Claiborne celebrated a stellar wrestling performance in a way that very few do: Sitting on the trainers' table getting his knee looked at. That was just collateral damage from the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, where the Oak Ridge junior earned a fifth-place medal at Rabobank Arena on Saturday....
  • Citibank robbed in Palm Desert by armed suspect
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:46:50 GMT
    The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says the Citibank on Town Center Way in Palm Desert was robbed Monday morning. According to Deputy Albert Martinez, of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, the suspect is described as a man in his 40's, 5'5, 150 pounds, wearing a black baseball cap, dark headed sweatshirt with dark pants and sunglasses....
  • Baseball: Boras Classic announces first-round pairings
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:45:00 GMT
    The first-round pairings have been announced for the Southern California bracket of the Boras Classic that begins on April 7. San Clemente tops the upper bracket and will play Chatsworth in an opening game at 3 p.m. at JSerra. Palm Desert will face Alemany at noon at JSerra....
  • Baseball Buddies Looking for High School Students To Volunteer Time, Talent
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:27:07 GMT
    Baseball Buddies, a nonprofit organization helping physically and emotionally challenged kids under 18, is looking for volunteer high school students to become "buddies" and earn Community Service hours. "This will be one of the most rewarding experiences our high school students may ever have," said Lisa Manning, founder and president of Baseball Buddies with her husband, John....