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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....
  • 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...
  • Gesta To Fight Carlos Molina
    published on Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:36:12 GMT
    Former lightweight world title challenger Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta and Los Angeles area standout Carlos Molina will battle it out on Thursday, April 30 looking to crash their way into the 140-pound title picture in the 10-round Golden Boy Live! FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Tickets for the April 30 Gesta vs. Molina card went on sale today, Friday, March 20 at 10am a.m. PT....
  • Alfonso Gomez Ready For Battle With a Samurai Warrior
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:51:25 GMT
    That may be hard to believe considering Gomez has a record of 24-6-2, with 12 knockouts and has fallen short in two attempts to win a world title. But Gomez believes the knowledge and experience he has now is a greater asset than when he was fighting in sheer will and aggression....
  • High School Sports: Scores and Schedules
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:08:17 GMT
    The Twentynine palms High School Wildcats track and field team faced off with the Shadow Hills Knights in a DeAnza league match up. Coach Ronda Morton said the boys fell by the unofficial score of 54-72....
  • Kamegai Cites Improved Power, To Be Shown TONIGHT Vs. Gomez
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:30:50 GMT
    Yoshihiro Yamegai engaged in a legit Fight of the Year candidate last summer, against Robert Guerrero, which is nice, but the 32-year-old boxer, born in Sapporo, Japan, admits he has much left to do in this sport to be able to call it a day, and be satisfied with his prizefighting tenure. The 25-2-1 righty takes a step in a direction, forward or backward, we won't know until this evening, when he gloves up against game vet Alfonso Gomez at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA, on a Golden Boy car...
  • Scoreboard 3-20
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:02:39 GMT
    FS1 - Lightweights, Jamie Kavanagh vs. Miguel Zamudio ; featherweights, Ronny Rios vs. Sergio Frias ; super welterweights, Alfonso Gomez vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai , at Indio, Calif. ESPN2 - Regional coverage, NCAA Tournament, first round, Albany at Duke; Dayton vs. Iowa St., at Lexington, Ky.; Washington vs. Miami, at Iowa City; Northwestern vs. Arkansas, at Waco, Texas....
  • Yoshihiro Kamegai Hungry To Win, But Also To Impress
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:01:58 GMT
    Yoshihiro Kamegai has it. It's why when people talk about his June 2014 bout with Robert Guerrero, they rarely discuss the outcome, only that it was a great fight....
  • 30 Players: Lindor A Superstar In The Making For Indians
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:43:00 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Former S.F. Giants executive Al Rosen dies at 91
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:37:20 GMT
    Al Rosen, the president and general manager of the San Francisco Giants from 1985 to 1992, died March 13 in Rancho Mirage, Riverside County. He was 91. A four-time all-star known as the "Hebrew Hammer," Rosen was a slugging third baseman for the Cleveland Indians from 1947 through 1956....
  • Quigley, Lopes, Sandoval To Continue Busy Schedules
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:40:04 GMT
    Quigley scored a KO1 win on March 6, and he knows it's best to be a busy body, stay active, get more pro experience, and keep on building a growing fan-base. Thus, the 23-year-old Irishman, signed to Sheer Sports Management and Golden Boy Promotions, will glove up again on March 20th at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA....
  • Quigley, Sandoval, Lopes Poised To Impress
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:18:50 GMT
    Quigley scored a KO1 win on March 6, and he knows it's best to be a busy body, stay active, get more pro experience, and keep on building a growing fan-base. Thus, the 23-year-old Irishman, signed to Sheer Sports Management and Golden Boy Promotions, will glove up again on March 20th at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA....
  • United States Defeats England 17-12 in the USPA Townsend International Challenge Cup
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:03 GMT
    The U.S. team included 10-goal player Tommy Biddle, who played on the United States' Townsend Cup winning team in 2011 and is the highest-rated arena polo player in the world, seven-goal player Kris Kampsen and five-goal player Jared Sheldon. With 2 handicap goals given to England at the start of the game, it was a lightning fast rematch....
  • Fix a Leak Week - March 16-22
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:31:08 GMT
    Every year, more than one trillion gallons of water go down the drain because of household leaks. Leaks may increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent....
  • Al Rosen dies at 91; baseball star was MVP and Executive of the Year
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:39:00 GMT
    Al Rosen played for the Cleveland Indians from 1947 to 1956, winning the American League MVP award in 1953. Al 'Flip' Rosen, the only person to win both MVP and Executive Year of the Year awards, dies at 91 Baseball slugger and front office executive Al "Flip" Rosen, the only person to win both the Most Valuable Player and Executive of the Year awards, died Friday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage....
  • Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians sues former tribal officials over alleged a looting spreea
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    CORNING >> The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that former tribal officials engaged in a 12-year “looting spree,” defrauding the tribe of tens of millions of dollars, it was announced Tuesday. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, includes claims under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act and alleges that the former officials were paid more than $20 mi...
  • Watch SXSW and other music festivals from your couch
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:04:26 GMT
    The best ticket to the upcoming music festival season might be on your couch. You can watch some of the upcoming South by Southwest music broadcasts over a livestream, starting Wednesday....
  • Watch SXSW and other music festivals from your couch
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:30:59 GMT
    The best ticket to the upcoming music festival season might be on your couch. You can watch some of the upcoming South by Southwest music broadcasts over a livestream, starting Wednesday....
  • Ex-A's slugger Moss looks strong as ever
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:20:40 GMT
    Brandon Moss' first two at-bats against his former A's teammates on Wednesday went pretty much like the last couple he had with Oakland -- a pair of crush jobs most mortal men aren't capable of delivering. His first, off A's starter Kendall Graveman, traveled well above the 410-foot marker in center field at Hokokam Stadium, and without the high hitters' backdrop that knocked the ball back into play, Moss would have had an epic homer....
  • Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians sues former tribal officials over alleged a looting spreea
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:51:52 GMT
    CORNING >> The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that former tribal officials engaged in a 12-year “looting spree,” defrauding the tribe of tens of millions of dollars, it was announced Tuesday. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, includes claims under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act and alleges that the former officials were paid more than $20 mi...