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  • 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....
  • Tradition reigns at Stagecoach BBQ contest www.utsandiego.com...
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 03:55:07 GMT
    Mike Verner of Temecula's Meat Inc. barbecue competition team holds his secret weapon, a smoked bacon-wrapped jalapeno popper. - Pam Kragen Mike Verner of Temecula's Meat Inc. barbecue competition team holds his secret weapon, a smoked bacon-wrapped jalapeno popper....
  • Golf Notebook: Cornerstone golfer makes most of only appearance
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:03:19 GMT
    Perhaps the best high school golfer you've never heard of plays for a school that's close to closing its doors. In fact, Hemet Cornerstone Christian junior John Thompson got one chance for an entire season Monday....
  • Local water agencies turn to students for drought help
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:29:36 GMT
    In its first ever video contest, CV Water Counts asked students from schools across the valley to create videos showing how everyone can do their part in conserving water. "I think it's important for the cities in California to know that we need to start saving water because there's not an infinite amount of water and we can start using a lot of it," Ortiz said....
  • Teacher Arrested for Under aged Sex
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:44:27 GMT
    Back on February 3, 2015, investigators from the Palm Desert Police Station received information concerning a report of a male adult having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16-year-old minor female occurring in Palm Desert. The investigation revealed the suspect in this case had a sexual relationship with the juvenile at an undisclosed location in Palm Desert....
  • Piano prodigy Umi Garrett to perform in Coos Bay
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:58:54 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. A 13-year-old pianist who has gained international attention after appearing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" when she was eight is performing at Marshfield High School Auditorium in Coos Bay, Oregon on Sunday, May 17 Umi Garrett is an international award-winning pianist, has been turning the classical music community on its head since her appearance on at eight years of age....
  • Private School Teacher Jailed for Alleged Sex With Minor
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:22:30 GMT
    Palm Springs resident Jesse Adam Goff is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl at a location in Palm Desert. A 33-year-old teacher at a private school in Palm Springs was behind bars Wednesday on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl he met on the Internet....
  • Palm Desert: Teacher accused of sex with teen
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:01:03 GMT
    Jesse Adam Goff, 33, was arrested 10:34 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at a location on Magnesia Falls in Palm Desert, jail logs show . The investigation began on Feb. 3 when investigators received information about a 16-year-old girl having sex with an adult man at an undisclosed location in Palm Desert, sheriff's Sgt....
  • Teacher accused of sexual relationship with minor
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:28:14 GMT
    A Palm Springs teacher is in custody accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16-year old girl in Palm Desert. Officials say Jesse Adam Goff met the girl on the internet....
  • No New TB Cases So Far at CSUSB Palm Desert
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:07:19 GMT
    No students and staff members fully evaluated for tuberculosis at Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus tested positive for the contagious disease, and school and health officials were following up with 77 others for whom results were not available. Of 43 people who completed the testing process, none showed signs of infection, said Barbara Cole, director of disease control for the Riverside County Department of Public Health....
  • Number of New Tuberculosis Cases at CSUSB Palm Desert Withheld
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:10:20 GMT
    Students and staff at Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus largely followed through with testing after a student was diagnosed with tuberculosis earlier this month, but health officials at the university said Friday they'll keep it secret if more cases have been found. School and public health officials announced April 1 that a student at the local campus was believed to have active tuberculosis, and mounted a notification and testing regimen for students and staff who possibly were exp...
  • Drought linked to West Nile Virus
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:43:46 GMT
    Our warmer-than-usual winter has a pesky side effect: mosquito season is already in full swing. "We're catching about three times what we normally get for this time of year," said Jeremy Wittie, scientific operations manager at the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District....
  • Players walk out on softball coach at Cathedral City
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:07:16 GMT
    Tensions on the softball diamond at Cathedral City have been boiling between its players and head coach for two years. Shortly before Thursday's varsity softball game against Palm Desert, seven Cathedral City players walked out on the team, with the action directed at head coach Paula Riesenbeck, who is in her second season with the varsity team....
  • Suspect takes plea deal in Vanderbilt rape case
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:08:23 GMT
    Miles Finley, a friend of one of the men convicted of rape in connection with a Vanderbilt coed inside a school dorm, accepted a plea deal in court Friday. Finley, who appeared in court via FaceTime from Palm Desert, CA, entered a guilty plea on a reduced misdemeanor charge of attempt to be an accessory after the fact....
  • Suspect takes plea deal in Vanderbilt rape case
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:49:55 GMT
    Miles Finley, a friend of one of the men convicted of rape in connection with a Vanderbilt coed inside a school dorm, accepted a plea deal in court Friday. Finley, who appeared in court via FaceTime from Palm Desert, CA, entered a guilty plea on a reduced misdemeanor charge of attempt to be an accessory after the fact....
  • 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....
  • Political EmpireCONGRESS: Inland Democrats seek to end yacht tax provision, support LGBT rights
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:03:53 GMT
    Reps. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, and Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, joined Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., in sponsoring the "Ending Taxpayer Subsidies for Yachts Act," which eliminates a tax provision allowing yacht owners to write off their mortgage interest payments if they claim their yachts as second homes. "This is a commonsense bill that closes a tax loophole so that middle-class families no longer subsidize yachts for the ultra-wealthy," Aguilar said in a news release."...
  • Appraisal Institute Expands 'Green' Education Offerings
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:52:15 GMT
    The Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced it has extended its partnership with Build It Green, a California-based "green" building organization, enabling more valuation professionals to take relevant education courses. Build It Green will offer three Appraisal Institute education courses in Palm Desert, California, in May and June and the same three courses in Laguna Hills, California, in September....
  • What Else Are Steely Dan Fans Doing at Coachella?
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 19:48:23 GMT
    Steely Dan fans get a bad rep for being snobby jazzbos who only like eight-minute songs with saxophone solos and overuse the word "musicianship." Which is probably why the Internet's collective mind was blown when it was announced they would be performing at Coachella....
  • Philanthropists to receive honorary doctorates at CSUSB commencements
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:23:48 GMT
    Cal State San Bernardino will honor three of its more supportive benefactor with honorary doctorates of humane letters at commencement ceremonies in Ontario and Palm Desert in June....