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Local News


  • Church gets big news
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:26:48 GMT
    Country music star Eric Church performs on the main stage during the first day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California April 25, 2014. Eric Church 's Grammy-nominated "The Outsiders" album has gone Platinum for one million in sales....
  • Tamales are wrapped in tradition
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
    Tamales and holiday traditions - the two are inextricably linked in many Latino-American households, as with the multigenerational South Bay Contreras Curiel family, whose culinary passions have translated into the growing Karina's Group restaurants. Their La Tequila restaurant, located at 89 Bonita Road in Chula Vista, is featuring its traditional family tamale recipes through the month of December along with champurrado, a Mexican masa-based hot chocolate, and special holiday cocktails....
  • Murder suspect pleads not guilty in Palm Desert shooting
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:23:47 GMT
    Melissa Romero and her sister, Joanna Ruiz, paid an emotional visit to the Larson Justice Center Monday to see the man accused of killing their brother, 26-year-old Conrado Pizarro. Kurtis Knigge, 18, stood in handcuffs before an Indio judge....
Regional News


  • Cathedral City Man Facing Hit-and-Run Charge in School Bus Crash
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:16:35 GMT
    Salvador Miramontes was driving a Toyota pickup truck towing a trailer east on Highway 111 when the pickup crashed into the back of the bus just west of the intersection. The bus, operated by the Palm Springs Unified School District, was carrying 47 students to Rancho Mirage Elementary School, California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Radford said....
  • Students encourage positivity on Palm Springs streets
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:38:17 GMT
    Tuesday morning, students and staff from the Palm Springs Community School wore yellow shirts and held signs with positive messages at Baristo Rd. and Sunrise Way. "'Why not?', 'go for peace', 'you are a good parent', and 'you are all beautiful'," reads teacher Amy Blcek, "It really shows them they are important and they can have a positive impact."...
  • Native Americans give thanks for continued culture, remember past
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:05:32 GMT
    As the sun rose above the horizon one November morning, years of what one Native American SF State student described as anger began to wane, transforming his perspective on Thanksgiving Day. Nicholas Gomez, a descendant of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation, a tribe that has resided in the Monterey Bay area for thousands of years, was 25 years old when he took the first ferry to Alcatraz Island and joined thousands of people in the Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering....
Sports News


  • Former Executive At IBM, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, BearingPoint And KPMG Joins Maetrics
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT
    Mark Hassenplug, President of global life sciences consulting firm MAETRICS, announced that Jill Spencer will be joining the company as a Managing Director. Spencer has years of executive consulting experience having served as a Global Relationship Partner at IBM, a Senior Advisor Life Sciences and High Tech at Cisco Systems and a Senior Manager at Hewlett-Packard....
  • Former Yankee Rusty Torres sentenced to three years in prision
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:37:09 GMT
    Torres moved to Brooklyn from Puerto Rico at the age of seven, and was an unlikely success, emerging from the depths of the 54th round of the 1966 Major League Draft . In nine major league seasons, he posted a .212 career average with 35 home runs, and was part of a 1972 trade that brought Graig Nettles to the Yankees from the Cleveland Indians....
  • Prep girls basketball: Vanden cruises to big win over St. Francis
    published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:31:24 GMT
    Julia Blackshell-Fair scored 15 points and Kiana Moore tossed in 11 to power the Vanden High girls basketball team to a 61-48 win over St. Francis of Mountain View in the Laney College Showcase, Saturday. "I thought that we did a decent job of rebounding," Vikings coach Allison Johnson said....

Local Area Videos


  • Dr. Carreon Foundation Informational Video

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    A 10-minute video about Dr. Reynaldo Carreon and the Reynaldo J. Carreon M.D. Foundation, which awards scholarships to Coachella Valley high school students ...

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