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  • Help Put the BOO in Books During Oct. 30th Books-R-Treats Celebration
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:03:55 GMT
    Riverside County parents-to-be and families with babies, toddlers or preschoolers are invited to dress up and join the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, better known as First 5 Riverside, for a Books-R-Treats celebration near them. See just how thrilling books can be through stories, crafts, costume parades, free resources and special guests anytime between 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the Palm Desert Westfield Shopping Mall....
  • Calif. man charged with killing Saudi college student
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:06:36 GMT
    Calif. man charged with killing Saudi college student Agustin Rosendo Fernandez was charged with murder, and complaint alleges use of a knife....
  • Swope, Burton
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    Burton Swope Burton Swope, died on October 18th, 2014 from complications of lung cancer. He was 68. He was a retired newspaper editor living in Palm Desert and an artist who specialized in figurative, expressive oil and acrylic paintings....
  • 2 arrested in killing of Calif. Saudi student
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:02:22 GMT
    The body of Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi was found in Palm Desert, Calif., late Thursday night, about 150 miles from Cal State Northridge, where Alkadi had been studying electrical engineering. He had been missing for a month....
  • Saudi Who Sold His Audi And Went Missing Found Dead In California Desert
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:43:42 GMT
    The Saudi student who stopped attending classes at California State University, Northridge and vanished a month ago has been found dead. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, sold his car on Sept....
  • Brother of dead CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi: a He didna t deserve to diea
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:59:36 GMT
    The brother of a Cal State Northridge student and Saudi national Abdullah Alkadi who vanished a month ago and whose remains were found in Palm Desert late last week said Sunday that he was shocked by his brother's death but confident justice will be served. Alkadi, 23, an electrical engineering student living in Northridge, was reported missing by older brother Ahmed Alkadi on Sept....
  • County Residents, Businesses Take Part in Statewide Quake Drill
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:43:00 GMT
    Workers at Riverside County government offices, businesses, schools and other organizations will stop everything for a minute today to "drop, cover and hold on" as part of a statewide earthquake preparedness drill. According to organizers, the exercise provides an opportunity for workers in the public and private sectors, school kids, families and others to practice simple measures intended to improve safety in the event of a major quake....
  • Why are some people with autism hypersensitive to sound?
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:00:00 GMT
    Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder in humans that causes social impairments and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits. It is the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability and the most common cause of autism....
  • Nanny Cam Arrest, Finding a Responsible Caregiver
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:15:19 GMT
    A nanny in Fontana caught on camera abusing two small children is free on bail. Police arrested 34-year-old Dana Cash on suspicion of shaking, pulling, and even covering the mouth of the one of the children, after their mother caught that acts on camera....
  • Pre-Sells Kick Off for Salton Sea Specialty License Plate
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:53:49 GMT
    Proceeds go to restoration efforts of the Salton Sea. Tuesday marked the official kick off of a campaign to pre-sell 7,500 Salton Sea Specialty License Plates with the unveiling of SaltonSeaPlate.com ....
  • Pre-Sells Kick Off for Salton Sea Specialty Plate
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:23:46 GMT
    Tuesday marked the official kick off of a campaign to pre-sell 7,500 Salton Sea Specialty License Plates with the unveiling of SaltonSeaPlate.com . The new website will initially take pledges from motorists willing to purchase the plate and will then serve as the portal for pre-sales beginning in early January when AB 1096, which created the Salton Sea License Plate and was authored by Assemblyman Brian Nestande , goes into effect....
  • CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Invites Prospective Students to Open House Event
    published on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:21:35 GMT
    Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus will hold an open house Nov. 1 for prospective undergraduate students, a campus spokesman said Monday. High school seniors and college students who want to transfer to the university are urged to attend, spokesman Mike Singer said....
  • The world is sadder with loses of Sports Innovators
    published on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:29:27 GMT
    Most of today's generation has never heard the word. "Rollodex". Simply put, the Rollodex is a rotating device that often sat on a desk....
  • CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Hosting Second Summit on Reducing Depression
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:28:01 GMT
    A summit focusing on reducing depression will be held on Friday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus. "Solutions to Reduce Depression" will be hosted by the Coachella Valley Health Collaborative at the PDC in partnership with the Riverside County Department of Mental Health....
  • Financing Released for 42ND Assembly Disrict Race
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:32:59 GMT
    Fundraising in the local Assembly race continues to favor candidates who had the most success before the primary. In the 42nd Assembly District, Republican Chad Mayes has raised nearly five times the money as Democrat Karalee Hargrove....
  • Supervisors to authorize County participation in statewide quake drill
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 04:19:00 GMT
    The Board of Supervisors tomorrow is expected to authorize Riverside County government offices to take part in a statewide earthquake drill, during which people stop everything for a minute to "drop, cover and hold on." The Great California ShakeOut of 2014, scheduled for 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 16, provides an opportunity for workers in the public and private sectors, schoolchildren, families and others to practice simple safety measures that may prove vital in the event of a major quake....
  • Palm Desert Looking for Docents to Lead Public Art Tours
    published on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:17:49 GMT
    Art lovers from across the Coachella Valley are encouraged to volunteer as docents for the City of Palm Desert, giving walking tours of the City's celebrated public art collection. Docent led tours feature the sculptures of the El Paseo Invitational Exhibition as well as public artworks in Civic Center Park and at the Palm Desert Public Library....
  • Meet Mayor Pro-Tem Ben Benoit
    published on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:56:50 GMT
    Here is the last in the blog series Better Know a Candidate for the 2014 Wildomar City Council election . Ben was out campaigning and took a break to meet me at Teakwoods for some lunch and a chat....
  • FOOTBALL: Guglielmana continues, and makes his own, legacy
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:22:36 GMT
    WILDOMAR Jacob Guglielmana is as much of a team player as anyone on the Elsinore football roster, but even he admits there is one individual accomplishment he really wants. He is reminded of that each time he strolls through the school's football office and sees his father Tom's picture hanging on the wall as part of the program's Hall of Fame....