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  • What's the most American thing you can do?
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:22:09 GMT
    From American flag biker shorts to a stars-and-stripes onesie, these celebrities wear their patriotism on their sleeves as well as more surprising places. You could ring in the Fourth of July like these stars, but note that some of these looks are kind of like fireworks: best left to the pros....
  • Yoder wants case returned to Indio court
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:45:37 GMT
    A former licensed foster parent and public school aide charged with child molestation wants his case moved back to the Larson Justice Center in Indio, where the case was originally filed before being transferred to Riverside in April. ``The convenience of witnesses, jurors, the interested public and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change of venue to the Larson Justice Center,'' defense attorney John P. Dolan wrote....
  • UCD admits nearly 25,000 students for fall
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:54:50 GMT
    Fewer than four in 10 freshman applicants to UC Davis this year were accepted for admission, University of California officials reported Thursday. The 38.2 percent of applicants admitted represent a decrease from the 40.6 percent who were admitted in 2014....
  • An Appreciation: Architect Donald Wexler made Palm Springs modern
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMT
    By the time Richard Neutra, R.M. Schindler and other modernist architects began making a noticeable mark on Los Angeles in the decades before World War II, a good number of the city's major public buildings were already in place. A certain strain of handsome revivalism had solidly established itself: There was an expectation that new civic and commercial buildings would be wrapped in Spanish or Mediterranean dress, with occasional forays into Art Deco or Streamlined Moderne....
  • Virginia's Pamunkey Indian Tribe granted federal recognition
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:09:06 GMT
    The Department of Interior granted federal recognition to a Virginia Indian tribe for the first time on Thursday, more than 400 years after the first permanent English settlers encountered those Indians. The federal designation of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe allows it to receive certain federal benefits on medical care, housing and education, among other things....
  • Fourth of July Parades, Fireworks Shows Planned Countywide This Week
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:15:51 GMT
    Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio will host a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Thursday, and on Friday, the Jurupa Area Recreation & Parks District will host a community meet-and-greet at 4 p.m., featuring outdoor entertainment and a pyrotechnic show at 9 p.m. The Soboba Casino in San Jacinto is also planning a fireworks event at 9 p.m. The Corona "Main Street U.S.A Parade" will begin at 10 a.m. at Ontario and Main streets, featuring law enforcement units, fire engines, marching bands, military hardwa...
  • Benjamin Michael Aguirre
    published on Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:18:34 GMT
    Benjamin Michael Aguirre, a loving and caring son, brother, nephew and grandson after a courageous fight against cancer, passed away at Serenity House on 06/27/15, after his recent 31st birthday. Benjamin was born in Augsburg, Germany as part of a U.S. Army family stationed in Germany on May 30, 1984....
  • The Problem With "Country for People Who Don't Like Country"
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:59:37 GMT
    Kacey Musgraves performs during California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 24, 2015 in Indio, California. The arrival this week of Kacey Musgraves' second album, Pageant Material , as well as my disappointment with it, has me casting fondly back to Sept....
  • Top Rank Press Conference for Bradley vs Vargas
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:36:31 GMT
    Top Rank held a press conference for the Bradley vs. Vargas fight today at the Stub Hub Center , where the fight will be held this Saturday, June 27th. Media gathered around to hear what Bob Arum and the two fighters' camps had to say about the preparation for this weekend's anticipated fight....
  • Dillon Tate on fast-track to MLB
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:58:47 GMT
    As if we needed a reminder that members of the Wolfpack are capable of moving on to great things, UC Santa Barbara starting pitcher and 2012 Claremont High School alumnus Dillon Tate was fourth pick in the MLB draft earlier this month. On June 10, Tate agreed to join forces with the Texas Rangers, garnering a $4.2 million signing bonus....
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:56:19 GMT
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January of raping an unconscious fellow student and jailed have been released on bond. Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins cleared the way for the players' release a day after declaring a mistrial because of juror misconduct and setting aside their rape convictions....
  • Former Vanderbilt Players in Rape Case Released From Jail
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:53:49 GMT
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January of raping an unconscious fellow student and jailed have been released on bond. Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins cleared the way for the players' release a day after declaring a mistrial because of juror misconduct and setting aside their rape convictions....
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case could be released
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:08:12 GMT
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted earlier this year of raping a student in a college dorm room could be out of jail as early as Wednesday afternoon. A Nashville judge on Wednesday reinstated bail for former players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey....
  • Vallejo womana s drum circle heals, continues NativeAmerican culture
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 03:22:39 GMT
    Though born in an Indian reservation in South Dakota, Mildred “Midge” Wagner was not brought up to be proud of her heritage. “I grew up in a Caucasian world,” Wagner said....
  • Sheriff's job fair seeksto fill jail positions
    published on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:16:42 GMT
    Recent high school graduates are invited to a job fair aimed at filling a variety of positions at the sheriff's new East Valley Detention Center in Indio, department officials announced Monday. The job fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside County Workforce Development Center, 44-199 Monroe Street in Indio....
  • Corner Talk: Garcias bring home more titles Updated at
    published on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 03:40:59 GMT
    The Garcia brothers from Adelanto are back at it as both picked up titles at the fourth annual Southern California State Championship U.S.A Amateur Boxing tournament in Menifee earlier this month. Ryan Garcia, 16, and his younger brother Sean, 14, claimed their belts in the two-day tournament and are already eyeing future tournaments, according to their father and trainer Henry Garcia....
  • Wylie couple play starring roles in their own romantic comedy
    published on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Anyone married for 75 years must have one heck of a story to tell. Ruth Keetch Perry sums it up this way: "We met at a party, he proposed to me at a carnival, and we married in the theater."...
  • Riverside Sheriff's Dept. Recruiting Graduated Seniors
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:23:00 GMT
    A high school recruiting event is being held Wed. June 24th for jobs including a correctional deputy which as a starting pay of $38,147....
  • Larsen knows his chemistry as Kelseyvillea s new coach
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:23:50 GMT
    New Kelseyville High School varisty football coach Erick Larsen is a Kelseyville native through and through. He played for the Indians in the 1990s, briefly coached at the high school level and most recently coached for the Kelseyville Chiefs youth program, one that produced three 10-0 teams this past season....
  • Ban of Redskins name moves forward
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:15:33 GMT
    The California Racial Mascots Act would make California among the first states to ban the term viewed by many as a racial slur. The message is simple, said Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, who introduced and authored Assembly Bill 30: the bill respects all American Indian, and times have changed. He said Redskins once was used to describe American Indian scalps sold for a bounty, and current use of the term is widely recognized as a racial slur that promotes discrimination against Ame...