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  • UC Riverside entomologist receives international honor for chemical ecology contributions
    published on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT
    Jocelyn Millar , a professor of entomology and cooperating faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology ....
  • ReDISCOVERY
    published on Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:09:49 GMT
    Regardless of how you interpret this time-honored expression, there's no denying its simple truth....
  • Earthquake shakes East County desert near Borrego Springs
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck the East County desert Thursday about 11 miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
  • Anatomy of a murder
    published on Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:46:53 GMT
    In the aftermath of last week's fatal shooting of a Crestline man, carried out by a former law enforcement officer, questions have arisen as to what would cause a person to 'snap' and shoot his next door neighbor, point blank in the face, over an apparent neighbor-to-neighbor dispute....
  • Robert E. "Pinky" Knauf
    published on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 05:43:26 GMT
    Robert E. "Pinky" Knauf, 86, of Cathedral City, Calif., died July 3 at Manor Care Medical Center in Palm Desert, Calif....
  • CUE & A: Rock of Ages Star Carrie St. Louis on Late-Night Snacking,...
    published on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:15:19 GMT
    Carrie St. Louis , who stars as Sherrie in the Broadway production of Rock of Ages , fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits....
  • 4th of July celebrations kick off in Palm Desert and Palm Springs
    published on Sat, 05 Jul 2014 06:06:05 GMT
    Independence day kicked off in Palm Desert with a full day of grilling, picnicking and family time at Civic Center Park....
  • High School Roundup: Laguna takes care of La Quinta
    published on Fri, 04 Jul 2014 00:18:32 GMT
    The Laguna Beach High girls' basketball team evened out its summer record Tuesday by defeating La Quinta, 47-31, in summer league game at Ocean View High....
  • Bighorn Sheep Euthanized After Being Struck in Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:13:46 GMT
    A bighorn sheep was euthanized after it was struck by a motorcycle near Palm Desert, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Tuesday....
  • Gina Carey Releases New Single "Through The Waters'
    published on Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:57:54 GMT
    Jun. 30, 2014 - PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Gina Carey is back and better than ever with the July 5th release of her new single "Through The Waters"....
  • Eight Nestande Bills Clear Committees
    published on Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:23:26 GMT
    Assemblyman Brian Nestande continued a successful legislative year as eight of his bills passed through their respective Senate Policy Committees....
  • Obituary: Myles Monte Spicer, former ad exec and editorial writer
    published on Fri, 27 Jun 2014 02:08:44 GMT
    Myles Monte Spicer was frustrated by government gridlock, railed against conservatives who suggested Minnesota's high taxes are holding the state back, and was dismayed by how far today's broadcast journalism has strayed from the days of Walter Cronkite and Edward Murrow....
  • Not Guilty Plea in Case Where Child Lost Leg at School
    published on Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:13:39 GMT
    An 83-year-old Palm Desert man who crashed his car into a fence at an elementary school, where a 10-year-old student was struck by flying debris and ended up losing a leg, pleaded not guilty today to a felony DUI charge....
  • Griffiths feeling good about game
    published on Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Red Deer native's return to the Alberta Open Championship has been a struggle, firing a 6-over-78 on Tuesday to sit at 13-over-par for the tournament....
  • Man charged in DUI crash that injured boy pleads not guilty
    published on Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:00:27 GMT
    An 83-year-old Palm Desert man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony charge for allegedly crashing his car into a fence at an elementary school, where a 10-year-old student struck by flying debris lost a leg....
  • Race Across USA Marathon Series - 3 Minute Overview Video Released
    published on Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:48:22 GMT
    Jun. 24, 2014 - PALM DESERT, Calif. -- According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years....
  • Camp shows valley teachers how to get kids excited about math
    published on Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:04:06 GMT
    Teachers often find it a challenge showing kids that outside the classroom, math counts....
  • Long-time Aurora dispatcher heading west
    published on Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:09:39 GMT
    Aurora Police Clerk Denny York credits his stage four colon cancer diagnosis for saving his life....
  • Nearly 200 books donated in United Way's Day of Action
    published on Sun, 22 Jun 2014 01:40:35 GMT
    The United Way hosted a community day of action all across the country Saturday....
  • Books needed for Valley Kids
    published on Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:48:12 GMT
    The United Way is hosting a community day of action all across the country today....