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  • Frank Sinatra's desert hideaway includes Hollywood lore, helipad for $3.95 million
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 16:07:00 GMT
    An estate built for legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra on a granite plateau in the mountains above Palm Desert is for sale at $3.95 million. Christened Villa Maggio by the Oscar winner as a nod to the character he played in "From Here to Eternity," the hideaway is reached via a gated road or the air....
  • Aztecs move on, but tough results for other teams in Valley
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 05:39:48 GMT
    It was a tough day for many of the Coachella Valley's teams on the diamond. The CIF-SS first round opened in both baseball and softball, but only three teams were able to advance past the first round in Thursday action....
  • This day in history, May 18, 2015
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:00 GMT
    In 1896, the Supreme Court, in Plessy v. Ferguson, endorsed "separate but equal" racial segregation, a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v....
  • This day in history - Monday, May 18
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 11:56:09 GMT
    In 1896, the Supreme Court, in Plessy v. Ferguson, endorsed "separate but equal" racial segregation, a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v....
  • Today In History Monday, May 18
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 06:47:13 GMT
    Today is Monday, May 18, the 138th day of 2015. There are 227 days left in the year....
  • Georgia QB Hutson Mason, USC walk-on QB among 35 'try-outs' invited to Redskins rookie minicamp
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 14:33:49 GMT
    In the pecking order of NFL roster hopefuls, the hundreds of players granted tryouts during rookie minicamps each spring rank at the bottom, representing the longest of long shots for suiting up for the regular season. The Washington Redskins have invited 35 such tryout players to fill out their roster for the three-day rookie minicamp that gets under way Friday at Redskins Park....
  • Joseph Laughlin
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 11:46:41 GMT
    Joseph "Dr. J" Laughlin 76 of Coal City and Palm Desert, California passed away Friday May 8, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Born June 4, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio, Joseph was a son of the late Thomas J. and Marion Culberson-Laughlin....
  • Hearing Postponed for Former Vanderbilt Football Player Facing Local Battery Charge
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 23:20:45 GMT
    A hearing was rescheduled today to June 24 for a former Vanderbilt University football player convicted in Tennessee of filming and raping an intoxicated student and still facing a misdemeanor charge in Riverside County for allegedly roughing up a security guard at his brother's middle school. It's unclear when or if prosecutors intend to bring Vandenburg back to Southern California, though a spokesman said previously that the Riverside County District Attorney's Office was proceeding with the l...
  • Greater Palm Springs is the New Fashion Capital
    published on Fri, 01 May 2015 02:37:47 GMT
    The world has discovered what we already knew - Greater Palm Springs is a dramatic backdrop for fashion, and the energy in the destination allows for creativity. The fashion world has discovered what savvy travelers have known all along: Greater Palm Springs is the perfect destination for sunshine, dramatic mountain backdrops and true blue skies, unique architecture, accommodations that range from cool and hip to understated and elegant, and a lifestyle unmatched anywhere in the world....
  • News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT
    published on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:35:47 GMT
    A former Vanderbilt football player who was convicted in the dorm room rape of a student has been declared indigent. Brandon Vandenburg, who was once hailed as the nation's No....
  • Brandon Vandenburg declared indigent
    published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:08:26 GMT
    A former Vanderbilt football player who was convicted in the dorm room rape of a student has been declared indigent. Brandon Vandenburg declared indigent A former Vanderbilt football player who was convicted in the dorm room rape of a student has been declared indigent....
  • The Epic Saga of Joel Silver: Money Struggles, Feuds and (Another) Second Chance
    published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:00 GMT
    This story first appeared in the May 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe ....
  • Yoga bridge to health, performance benefits for golfers
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:34:25 GMT
    "It clicked right away," said the Glendale Golf & Country Club assistant golf professional. "Golf and yoga are so similar and interrelated that it made absolutely perfect sense....
  • Tennis: Hoffmann builds for future
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:22:59 GMT
    Momentum played a big role in the CIF singles division title match at the 115th annual Ojai Tennis Tournament on Saturday. Corona del Mar High junior Bjorn Hoffmann didn't have it in the first set, found it early in the second set but lost it again on an overcast and sometimes drizzly afternoon at Libbey Park....
  • Broncos pull an upset to advance to MW Championship
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:23:45 GMT
    Abe Hewko rallied from one set down to win in three handing Boise State an upset of No. 1 seed and tournament host New Mexico 4-2 in Albuquerque Saturday afternoon....
  • Hey Palm Desert! Get 'Locals-Only' Tickets to Stagecoach
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:34:53 GMT
    If you live in one of the following zip codes, keep reading. Residents of 92201, 92202, 92203, 92210, 92211, 92230, 92234, 92236, 92240, 92241, 92253, 92254, 92255, 92258, 92260, 92261, 92264, 92270, 92274, 92275, 92276 and 92292 will get a chance Wednesday to land passes from a special allotment of tickets made available for locals hoping to attend the sold-out Stagecoach country music festival, which begins Friday....
  • Bermuda Dunes man guilty of accessory charge in Vanderbilt rape
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:18:55 GMT
    A Bermuda Dunes man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor accessory charge in the June 2013 rape of a Vanderbilt University student by football players. Miles Finley was friends with Brandon Vandenburg, who was convicted in January of multiple counts of aggravated rape....
  • Police Seek Three in Connection to Thousand Palms Bank Robbery
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:35:34 GMT
    Authorities this week released descriptions of two men wanted for holding up a bank in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, north of Rancho Mirage. The robbery occurred at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday at Community Valley Bank, located in the 39000 block of Washington Street, sheriff's Sgt....
  • Public Memorial Service For Ex-USC Hoops Coach Bob Boyd Is April 26
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:23:20 GMT
    A public memorial service for former USC men's basketball coach Bob Boyd, who died on Jan. 14 at the age of 84, will be held on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in USC's Galen Center. Speakers are expected to include basketball head coaches Tim Floyd and Larry Eustachy, former Trojan assistant basketball coach Jim Hefner and ex-NFL referee Jim Tunney....