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  • Local film producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
    published on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:25:38 GMT
    Film producer and Palm Desert resident Jerry Weintraub has died at the age of 77. The cause of his death hasn't been confirmed at this time, but he apparently had been in declining health in recent months. His impressive film producing career includes 'The Karate Kid' to the 'Ocean's 11' remakes....
  • Cab Company Donates Van to Family of Disabled Girl
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:44:18 GMT
    Yellow Cab of the Desert on Friday donated a van outfitted for wheelchair accessibility to the family of a 5-year-old disabled Palm Desert girl. The 2006 Chevrolet van, donated as part of the company's Yellow Cab Cares program, was delivered to the family of Shelby Huerta on her birthday, company officials said....
  • Owner closes Tilted Kilt in Palm Desert
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:25:20 GMT
    After almost three years in business, the Palm Desert restaurant located at 72191 Highway 111 is officially closed. Owner Russ Dalgetty told KESQ and CBS Local 2 about the closure on Friday morning....
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  • Teacher to be Arraigned for Alleged Sex With Minor
    published on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:21:26 GMT
    A 34-year-old teacher at a private school in Palm Springs is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl he met on the Internet. Palm Springs resident Jesse Adam Goff, who teaches at Mojave River Academy, was charged earlier this month with oral copulation with a child under 18, sodomy with a child under 18, sexual penetration with a foreign object and arranging a meeting for sex with a minor, court records show....
  • Teacher to be Arraigned for Alleged Sex With Minor
    published on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:54:09 GMT
    A 34-year-old teacher at a private school in Palm Springs is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl he met on the Internet. Palm Springs resident Jesse Adam Goff, who teaches at Mojave River Academy, was charged earlier this month with oral copulation with a child under 18, sodomy with a child under 18, sexual penetration with a foreign object and arranging a meeting for sex with a minor, court records show....
  • Kids tee off in Palm Desert golf contest, family day
    published on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:31:30 GMT
    Some of the greatest golfers in history started swinging at a young age. Seven-year-old Sawyer came in second place at the Marriott Family Golf Academy's putting contest at Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Palm Desert....
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  • U.S. Women's World Cup party in Palm Desert
    published on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:30:27 GMT
    A viewing party for Sunday's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan will be held at Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill in Palm Desert. The opening kickoff from Vancouver, British Columbia is set for 4 p.m. The game will be televised in English by Fox and in Spanish by Telemundo....
  • Coachella Valley fireworks shows kick off at Fantasy Springs
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:53:09 GMT
    Palm Springs and Palm Desert have announced their 4th of July celebrations for this year. Both events will feature firework spectaculars and a lot of fun for the whole family in the form of baseball and live music....
  • 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....

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