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  • Yoga bridge to health, performance benefits for golfers
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:34:25 GMT
    "It clicked right away," said the Glendale Golf & Country Club assistant golf professional. "Golf and yoga are so similar and interrelated that it made absolutely perfect sense....
  • Tennis: Hoffmann builds for future
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:22:59 GMT
    Momentum played a big role in the CIF singles division title match at the 115th annual Ojai Tennis Tournament on Saturday. Corona del Mar High junior Bjorn Hoffmann didn't have it in the first set, found it early in the second set but lost it again on an overcast and sometimes drizzly afternoon at Libbey Park....
  • Broncos pull an upset to advance to MW Championship
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:23:45 GMT
    Abe Hewko rallied from one set down to win in three handing Boise State an upset of No. 1 seed and tournament host New Mexico 4-2 in Albuquerque Saturday afternoon....
  • Hey Palm Desert! Get 'Locals-Only' Tickets to Stagecoach
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:34:53 GMT
    If you live in one of the following zip codes, keep reading. Residents of 92201, 92202, 92203, 92210, 92211, 92230, 92234, 92236, 92240, 92241, 92253, 92254, 92255, 92258, 92260, 92261, 92264, 92270, 92274, 92275, 92276 and 92292 will get a chance Wednesday to land passes from a special allotment of tickets made available for locals hoping to attend the sold-out Stagecoach country music festival, which begins Friday....
  • Bermuda Dunes man guilty of accessory charge in Vanderbilt rape
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:18:55 GMT
    A Bermuda Dunes man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor accessory charge in the June 2013 rape of a Vanderbilt University student by football players. Miles Finley was friends with Brandon Vandenburg, who was convicted in January of multiple counts of aggravated rape....
  • Police Seek Three in Connection to Thousand Palms Bank Robbery
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:35:34 GMT
    Authorities this week released descriptions of two men wanted for holding up a bank in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, north of Rancho Mirage. The robbery occurred at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday at Community Valley Bank, located in the 39000 block of Washington Street, sheriff's Sgt....
  • Public Memorial Service For Ex-USC Hoops Coach Bob Boyd Is April 26
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:23:20 GMT
    A public memorial service for former USC men's basketball coach Bob Boyd, who died on Jan. 14 at the age of 84, will be held on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in USC's Galen Center. Speakers are expected to include basketball head coaches Tim Floyd and Larry Eustachy, former Trojan assistant basketball coach Jim Hefner and ex-NFL referee Jim Tunney....
  • For tennis fans, BNP is a smash
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:05:28 GMT
    Freelancer -->Portlanders, others flock to desert for crown jewel event PALM DESERT, Calif....
  • For tennis fans, BNP is a smash - Tuesday, 14 April 2015 07:00
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:13:49 GMT
    On a cloudy March day in Portland, Portland International Airport was abuzz with tennis fans flying to the gates of tennis heaven: Palm Desert, Calif., for the 2015 BNP Paribas Open, an outdoor, hardcourt event....
  • Alex McKenna believes baseball is his way to athletic success
    published on Sun, 05 Apr 2015 23:44:00 GMT
    Alemany outfielder Alex McKenna hasn't decided whether to play at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or to embark on a professional baseball career. Alemany outfielder Alex McKenna hasn't decided whether to play at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or to embark on a professional baseball career....
  • Palm Desert Police Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers
    published on Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:01:38 GMT
    To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety , California Highway Patrol , Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April. "Driving takes one's full attention and any distraction ...
  • Palm Desert Golf Tournament Aims to Raise Money for Cancer Fight
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:29:15 GMT
    The three-day 21st annual "A Round for Life" fundraiser for the Desert Cancer Foundation concludes today with the nine- and 18-hole "Battle Against Breast Cancer" invitational golf tournaments at Indian Ridge Country Club in Palm Desert. Organizers hope to raise $500,000 from the fundraiser, which began Sunday with a gala with Baseball Hall of Fame member Johnny Bench serving as master of ceremonies....
  • A Whole New Ballgame
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:27:27 GMT
    More and more RV parks and resorts across the U.S. are adding pickleball courts to their on-site amenities Pueblo El Mirage RV & Golf Resort in El Mirage, Arizona, installed its first two pickleball courts six years ago. But so many snowbirds took an interest in pickleball that lines started to develop and Pueblo El Mirage ended up losing some of its snowbirds to competing resorts that had more pickleball courts....
  • 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....
  • Vail Daily obituary: Carol Brown, 1926-2015
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:20:12 GMT
    Before Vail was Vail, Vail Pioneers Carol and Keith Brown were among those who had the vision of what it could become. This is Keith and Carol on what would be the main Vail entrance....
  • Spectacular Value at La Quinta's Codorniz Attracts Savvy Home Buyers
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:05:08 GMT
    Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that record low interest rates coupled with unparalleled home values have kept RJT Homes at the top of the list of elite Coachella Valley developers. Two new floor plans have recently been announced at Codorniz , one of the most sought after locations in the Greater Palm Springs area....
  • Meager Snowpack Hurts More than Ski Season
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:46:42 GMT
    Once upon a time, early spring was a great time for snow sports, but as drought moves into year four, skiers and riders are grateful to have anything between them and the slope. "It's pretty slushy, pretty melty," said snowboarder Nicky Hackman after a run Wednesday at Snow Summit in Big Bear....
  • My Accidental and Casual Lunch with Mike Grgich
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:42:54 GMT
    Perhaps everyone in the wine world knows of Miljenko "Mike" Grgich . The long time Napa Valley winemaker and part time La Quinta resident was the "hero" of the Judgment of Paris in 1976 -where Mike's California Chardonnay was deemed the "finest white wine" by a panel of French judges scoring over their own French wine for the first time in history....
  • 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...