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  • Prep Football: Serrano's semifinal appearance is a continuation of a familiar tune
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:38:24 GMT
    It should. Friday's game against La Quinta marks the fifth time in six years Serrano has played in the semifinals....
  • Coachella Valley Health Collaborative Awards Top 2014 Challengers
    published on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:51:47 GMT
    A special awards ceremony was held on Nov. 13 at Desert Regional Medical Center to commemorate those who received top scores in the 2014 Coachella Valley Health Collaborative Healthy Lifestyle Challenge. The Coachella Valley Health Collaborative headquarters and administrative support is provided by California State University, San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus....
  • Amputees Gather for Limb Loss Education Day in Palm Desert
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:41:32 GMT
    They've lost limbs, but not their drive for life. Dozens from the Coachella Valley, and other surrounding areas, with physical disabilities gathered today for Limb Loss Education Day at the Desert Recreation Center in Palm Desert....
  • Wife defends husband for missing court
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:26:46 GMT
    Evelyn Paterson said her husband, 84-year-old Malcolm Paterson, began showing signs of dementia after he crashed into the Lincoln Elementary School playground in Palm Desert last October. Adrian Grajeda, who was 10 years old at the time, was severely injured and lost part of his leg....
  • Southwest InsiderTEMECULA: Burgers & Beer coming to town in 2015
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:54 GMT
    Harry's Pacific Grill over the years is being remodeled for use by Burgers & Beer, an El Centro-based chain that should be familiar to area off-roaders who have stopped at its flagship location during trips to Glamis. The remodeling job -- which involves a complete redesign of the interior layout to accomodate a new seating arrangement and all the TVs and audio/visual equipment common to modern sports bars -- is being handled by Orr Builders of Palm Desert....
  • CFB: USF Blasts Wayne St. In The Snow
    published on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:08:00 GMT
    Neither an explosive opponent nor snowy, cold conditions stopped the #18 University of Sioux Falls Football Team from completing the school's first 10-win campaign in NCAA DII and continuing its drive for a playoff berth. Led by senior running back Nephi Garcia career-best 225 yards and three TDs, USF moved to a 10-1 and 6-1 in the NSIC with a 63-28 win over Wayne State at Bob Young Field on Saturday afternoon....
  • Cougars Crush Wayne State, Await Playoff Fate
    published on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 03:04:42 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS Neither an explosive opponent nor snowy, cold conditions stopped the #18 University of Sioux Falls Football Team from completing the school's first 10-win campaign in NCAA DII and continuing its drive for a playoff berth. Led by senior running back Nephi Garcia career-best 225 yards and three TDs, USF moved to a 10-1 and 6-1 in the NSIC with a 63-28 win over Wayne State at Bob Young Field on Saturday afternoon....
  • Robert "Bob" Joseph Carter
    published on Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Bob was born to Ralph and Grace Carter on Sept 29, 1932, in Carney, Nebraska. His family moved to La Cresenta, California....
  • Prep Football: Geordan King, Austin Williams lead Serrano to blowout win
    published on Sat, 15 Nov 2014 07:07:09 GMT
    There was no secret as to who the favorite was in the CIF-SS Eastern Division playoffs first-round matchup between Serrano and Palm Desert, but as the Aztecs marched down the field on their first possession the partisan crowd began to murmur. After holding Palm Desert to a field goal on that drive, Austin Williams and Geordan King put the Diamondback faithful's fears to sleep as Serrano blitzed the Aztecs 56-16 on Friday night....
  • Athletic director for Xavier Prep showing honesty is the best policy
    published on Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:33:20 GMT
    It's every high school football players dream. The Xavier Saints beat the Palm Desert Aztecs at home in overtime last Friday....
  • Xavier Prep booted from playoffs on DVL rule oversight
    published on Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:26:16 GMT
    And just like that, the Xavier Prep Saints went from sheer joy to utter disappointment. For the second straight year, Xavier Prep will miss the playoffs on a DVL rule oversight....
  • Jaguars come from ahead to defeat Roadrunners, 41-33, in JC football match-up
    published on Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:02:59 GMT
    The Southwestern College football team was out-gained 450-424 yards and converted just two of 15 third-down attempts for first downs but still came out on top on the scoreboard by defeating the host College of the Desert Roadrunners, 41-33, in a key American Mountain Conference game last Saturday in Palm Desert. The Jaguars host San Bernardino Valley College Saturday in yet another important gridiron match-up, with a post-season bowl berth likely on the line....
  • Civil War hero awarded Medal of Honor 151 years after dying in Battle of Gettysburg
    published on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 22:56:19 GMT
    Helen Loring Ensign, 85, of Palm Desert, California receives the Medal of Honor from US President Barack Obama on behalf of Army First Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing at the White House in Washington, DC on Nov. 6, 2014. Photo by Yuri Gripas for Agence France-Presse....
  • Saints win first DVL water polo title, Chiefs win, COD falls
    published on Sun, 02 Nov 2014 07:13:49 GMT
    Xavier Prep climbed the tall ladder of defeating the "big boys" of the DVL in boys water polo. The Saints culminated their four-year journey with a 12-10 victory over Palm Desert to claim their first DVL boys water polo championship....
  • SWC Jaguars chill Screaming Eagles, remain in JC title chase
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:55:32 GMT
    The Southwestern College football team continues to chase the Victor Valley Rams in the American Mountain Conference standings, and while the Jaguars remain a game behind the front-runners, head coach Ed Carberry's team displayed some genuine championship-caliber spirit in their latest game by overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit to down the host Mt. San Jacinto Screaming Eagles, 34-31, in a key conference game last Saturday....
  • Accidental shooting in DHS highlights importance of gun safety
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:07:23 GMT
    A son accidentally shot by his father at this Desert Hot Springs home. Police say the man didn't know his shotgun was loaded, and accidentally fired the weapon at the floor....
  • Pomona police officer Shaun Diamond, someone we should be thankful, grateful for
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:08:40 GMT
    While I don't believe we formally met, there's a good chance our path crossed that of Pomona Police Department officer Shaun Diamond, who was tragically taken from us earlier in the week. By all accounts, Officer Diamond was very involved in the community he served, a role model in a city that has seen more than its fair share of negative news....
  • SPL Realty Partners Secures 3 Southern California Locations for Destination XL
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:15:54 GMT
    We are proud to represent the leading big and tall menswear chain in the world and continue to seek out the best opportunities for DXL throughout Southern California. Scott Lifschultz, founder and president of SPL Realty Partners, a leading national tenant representation firm, is pleased to announce three Southern California deals in Lakewood, Palm Desert and Bakersfield on behalf of their exclusive client Destination XL Group, Inc. dba DXL totaling over 20,000 square feet....
  • Traveling Far To Overcome Life's Tragedies
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    It is 1,626 miles from Palm Desert, California to Sioux Falls, but that's a short distance compared to the journey Nephi Garcia has made. The University of Sioux Falls Football player has come a long way since his days growing up next to his sister and six brothers in the Coachella Valley....