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  • Galen New Year's Resolution 5K in Palm Desert This Weekend
    published on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:22:00 GMT
    Hundreds of runners and walkers have already signed up to be part of the second annual Galen New Year's Resolution 5K to be held December 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., but there's still time to make the commitment to welcome 2015 on a high note. Joining the event is Peggy Abundiz, known as the "Running Bride," who participates in national races across the country to raise awareness of fighting cancer for firefighters....
  • FOOTBALL: Powell out after 17 years at San Jacinto
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:03:45 GMT
    Bill Powell, one of the longest tenured high school football coaches in Riverside County, said he has been informed by the the administration at San Jacinto High School that he won't return as the school's head coach next season. Powell compiled a 126-68-1 record in 17 seasons with the Tigers....
  • RiversideNutty about 'Nutcracker'
    published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:58:01 GMT
    The sweeping score was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1892 and contains many songs that are used in movies, television and are widely recognizable. The desert will be kissed by holiday magic when the Moscow Classical Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" for one night at the McCallum Theatre....
  • Palm springs, California, Celebrities
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:49:57 GMT
    The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails Palm Springs RV Resort at Palm Desert, California. Mary remains at home and I expecting her to rejoin me in mid-January The area has been a magnet for Hollywood stars since the 1930s when Bing Crosby, Charles Farrell and Ralph Bellamy founded the area's first tennis club in Palm Springs....
  • Mary Davis, 1928-2014: a Larger than lifea former Portofino Hotel owner, racecar driver dies at 86
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Mary Davis, the cheeky, indomitable founder of the Portofino Hotel and Marina who broke down barriers as one of the country's first female racecar drivers and a pioneer of Redondo Beach waterfront development, died this week. She was 86. Davis passed away Monday from heart failure in her home in La Quinta near Palm Desert after a years-long battle with dementia....
  • Palm Desert High Takes First Place in 'WorldQuest' Competition
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:24:31 GMT
    PHOTO: Palm Desert High School 1st place team members: Coach Patricia Lizza, Atharv Worlikar, Kaylie Chen , Jozanne Murphy, Michelle Dan, Coach Lisa Schwarzlose, Principal Bob Hicks; COURTESY: CSUSB Palm Desert A team of students from Palm Desert High School emerged as winner from a field of 11 Coachella Valley high schools during the 10th annual Academic WorldQuest competition at Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus on Dec. 11. Team members included Kaylie Chen, Michelle Dan, Jozanne M...
  • Family speaks out after Palm Desert shooting kills father of a 6-year-old girl
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:32:40 GMT
    "We just want justice for our brother he didn't deserve this, he was not in a gang, he was a good guy," says Joana Ruiz sister of Conrado Pizarro. Joanna Ruiz remembers her younger brother, 26 year old Conrado Pizarro....
  • Amira Doucette Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
    published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:32:48 GMT
    Amira Doucette of Palm Desert, California has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fashion industry, which can be glimpsed at amiradoucette.com. About Amira Doucette Amira Doucette is the chief executive officer of a highly esteemed handbag company that bears her name....
  • Desert Recreation District Plans Various Holiday Activities for Kids, Families
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:37:17 GMT
    From Movies to Santa's Hotline and Winter Camp, the Desert Recreation District is offering all kinds of winter fun! DRD is "The Recreation Resource" in the Coachella Valley. Holiday Food & Gift Drive - Now through December 12 - Bring canned food or an unwrapped toy or blanket to any DRD Community Center during regular operating hours - no cash donations, please ....
  • Serrano Football Notebook: Matt Garrison gets starring role on scout team
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:46:24 GMT
    Palm Springs senior wide receiver Randolph Ray Mullen has eaten up opposing defenses with his speed and receiving abilities all season. Mullen punished Oak Hills' defense while hauling in 12 catches for 130 yards and two touchdowns in the semifinals....
  • Public Invited to Community Open House Honoring Longtime Palm Desert City Council Member Jean Benson
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:38:49 GMT
    The public is invited to a Community Open House celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of longtime Palm Desert City Council Member Jean Benson on Tuesday, December 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the Administrative Conference Room at City Hall. After more than 32 years of distinguished service on the Palm Desert City Council, Benson will participate in her last meeting as a council member on Thursday, December 11. The free Community Open House two days before that last meeting will give ...
  • St. Joseph Notre Dame cross country runners place second at state championships
    published on Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:32:46 GMT
    Two was a key number for the St. Joseph Notre Dame High School cross country teams at the California Interscholastic Federation state championships on Nov. 29 at Woodward Park. The Pilots' Kiera Marshall placed second in the Division V girls championship race, and the Pilots placed second in the Division V boys championship race....
  • The PassBANNING: Teen has long stage resume
    published on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Garrett Hoy has spent half his life performing and the 14-year-old will be an integral part of the Pass Area Performing Artists presentation of "Let Your Holiday Spirit Shine!" which opens Dec. 12 in Banning. He will be singing as well as acting during the interactive musical production that includes comical and nostalgic looks at the holidays....
  • CIF cross country: Las Lomas' Chloe Hansel wins state championship
    published on Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:49:26 GMT
    Las Lomas High cross country star Chloe Hansel reached a moment of decision in the final long straightaway of the California Interscholastic Federation Division III girls state championship race Saturday. She was battling for the lead with Campolindo's Toni Finnane....
  • Paige: Al Carmichael's life could be Hollywood hit
    published on Sun, 30 Nov 2014 02:03:24 GMT
    Albert Rheinhold Carmichael is the most illustrious ex-Broncos player you probably you never heard of. His achievements in football and life won't ever be duplicated by John Elway and Peyton Manning....
  • Men's Soccer: Sperber stirs it up for UCI
    published on Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:59:32 GMT
    Michael Sperber assures you that his heart is in the right place. It's just that opponents, spectators and teammates alike most often see that heart manifested in a bone-crunching, cleat-first tackle, a not-so-subtle forearm, or a well-placed, ill-meaning shoulder....
  • Oregon State Beavers to honor senior class before Civil War
    published on Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:31:50 GMT
    If the Beavers can't stun No. 3 Oregon, the class will end its college careers with a four-year record of 24-26....
  • Special Report: Valley doctors who owe government in defaulted student loans
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:16:03 GMT
    We all know medical school is expensive. But we found two valley doctors who graduated decades ago and the federal government says they still owe hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loans....
  • Governor Brown Announces Appointments
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:12:58 GMT
    Charles Horne-Nutt, 39, of Paradise, has been appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Horne-Nutt has served on Area Board II of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities since 2014 and has been a care provider at the Butte County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority since 1999....
  • 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....