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The Mercury News
Oakland tow truck company assessed $4.9 million in back wages, penaltiesname differently) did not respond to a message. Last week, two drivers, Kristo
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
name differently) did not respond to a message. Last week, two drivers, Kristopher Stirn and Jose Acebedo, both based in Riverside County, filed a class action suit against Yaqo and his companies in Orange County Superior Court. According to the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Accused PSPD cop killer's mental health to be evaluatedfatally wounded and a third officer was shot, but survived. After Felix's atto
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
fatally wounded and a third officer was shot, but survived. After Felix's attorneys declared doubts as to his competence, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Richard A. Erwood ruled in May that criminal proceedings remain suspended until Felix's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Alleged bank robber may also face animal cruelty chargesan undisclosed amount of cash from a teller, then fled, according to Hernandez.
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 hours ago
an undisclosed amount of cash from a teller, then fled, according to Hernandez. He said when the case is submitted to the Riverside County District Attorney's Office for review, investigators will be seeking animal cruelty charges against Flores,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Businesses & shoppers react to sales tax increase placed on Palm Springs ballothalf cent per dollar in sales tax money bringing the total sales tax rate to 9.
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 hours ago
half cent per dollar in sales tax money bringing the total sales tax rate to 9.25 percent, the highest sales tax in Riverside County. One shopper is worried where the extra money will go. "At least as long as they know where it’s going and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cesar Chavez Villas to expand housing for low income farm workers in Coachellanearly 10,000 units of affordable housing overall, according to the city. Cesa
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
nearly 10,000 units of affordable housing overall, according to the city. Cesar Chavez Villas is the company's first Riverside County project. To see if you qualify for the housing opportunity, or to fill out an application, you can apply... Read more
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The Hill
For California’s GOP, Trump rings familiarand that’s not where Donald Trump plays.” Clinton even made inroads in what ha
The Hill / Posted yesterday
and that’s not where Donald Trump plays.” Clinton even made inroads in what has long been deeply red territory: She won Riverside County, in the heart of the Inland Empire. She won Nevada County, once the epicenter of the California Gold Rush.... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Officer Alleges Sexual Harassment at Riverside Jailsaid Manuel Corrales Gilleon, Smoak's attorney. Martin refused to comment abou
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
said Manuel Corrales Gilleon, Smoak's attorney. Martin refused to comment about the allegations. A spokesperson for the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said they do not comment on pending litigation. Smoak believes the lawsuit will most... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
3 passengers in deadly Palm Springs tour bus crash file lawsuitsagainst the bus driver and company a couple of weeks after the deadly crash Th
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
against the bus driver and company a couple of weeks after the deadly crash The plaintiffs filed a lawsuit this month in Riverside County Superior Court, alleging Vides and the truck driver, Bruce Guilford, were negligently operating their... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Riverside Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbingsuspicion of fatally stabbing another man, officials said. Frank Miguel Tornel
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
suspicion of fatally stabbing another man, officials said. Frank Miguel Tornel is seen in a booking photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Frank Miguel Tornel, 32, was arrested on suspicion of homicide in the City of Corona... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California neighborhood claims a chupacabra has been stalking its petssupernatural has been stalking Box Springs Mountain this summer. According to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
supernatural has been stalking Box Springs Mountain this summer. According to a Southern California News Group yarn, a few Riverside County residents have seen a mysterious, hairless creature eying their pets recently. "It was hunting my cat,"... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Ice cream truck driver robbed by armed juvenilehappened at the intersection of Sagebrush Trail and Roundup Drive just before 5
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
happened at the intersection of Sagebrush Trail and Roundup Drive just before 5:00 p.m. Deputy Mike Vasquez, of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, said a male juvenile of an unknown age pointed a handgun at the ice cream truck driver... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Home prices in parts of Southern California are at record highs — and keep going upearlier, not just in Orange and Los Angeles counties. In San Bernardino County
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
earlier, not just in Orange and Los Angeles counties. In San Bernardino County, the median was up 12.3% to $320,000; in Riverside County, 7.5% to $357,000; in Ventura County, 2.7% to $565,000; and in San Diego County, 9.8% to $543,500. Staff... Read more
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The Mercury News
How California’s ‘sanctuary state’ bill would further limit ICE’s ability to arrest immigrantsof these arrests, ICE suggests, could have been different. Unlike most sheriff
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
of these arrests, ICE suggests, could have been different. Unlike most sheriff’s departments in Southern California, Riverside County “prohibits ICE from accessing its jails” to conduct interviews or to pick up inmates at the time of their... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why sales are up for $1 million California homes, down for more affordable dwellingsof Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City and Big Bear Lake, along with the exurbs of Ra
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
of Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City and Big Bear Lake, along with the exurbs of Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, and Chino Hills. In Riverside County, desert cities including Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, Palm Springs and La Quinta had high-end homes, along... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Board to review additional funding requestsRIVERSIDE, Calif. - Riverside County supervisors will weigh whether to increase
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Riverside County supervisors will weigh whether to increase appropriations to several agencies that cannot meet their expenses in the current fiscal year, including the Sheriff's Department, where the shortfall is $50... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Bicyclist Undergoes Surgery After Being Chased by Dog Into Moving Truck in Riversideafter, according to family members who spoke with KTLA. He underwent surgery on
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
after, according to family members who spoke with KTLA. He underwent surgery on Monday and is recovering. But the Riverside County Animal Shelter, where the dog is currently staying, has still not located the animal's owners. Kacey... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
DA investigation finds voter fraud, possible hack during 2016 Primary ElectionVideo: DA investigation finds voter frau RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. - An investi
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Video: DA investigation finds voter frau RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. - An investigation by the Riverside County District Attorney’s office found occurrences of voter fraud which could be a result of hacking and identity theft. The day of and weeks... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Convicted Felon Charged for Assualt, Robbery of Deaf Mana sentence-enhancing allegation of targeting a victim with disabilities and a r
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
a sentence-enhancing allegation of targeting a victim with disabilities and a related count of witness intimidation. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Helios Hernandez certified the terms of the plea agreement and imposed the sentence... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Deputies arrest man accused of attempted robbery in Bermuda Duneshappened inside the Bermuda Park Apartments on Washington Street & Emerald Cres
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
happened inside the Bermuda Park Apartments on Washington Street & Emerald Crest Drive at around 4:15 p.m. According to Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Armando Munoz, a victim called 911 stating that an armed man broke into his apartment and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Authorities Seek Owner of Dog That Chased Cyclist Into TruckRiverside County animal control officers Monday were attempting to locate the o
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
Riverside County animal control officers Monday were attempting to locate the owner of a German shepherd that chased a bicyclist into a moving vehicle near downtown Riverside. The cyclist was riding through an alleyway between Grove Avenue and... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Pending home sales going up and down, find out whereshrinking inventories and rising prices conspired to erode the number of pendin
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 3 days ago
shrinking inventories and rising prices conspired to erode the number of pending sales in L.A. County by 1.7 percent. Riverside County saw an bigger decline, 6.9 percent. Those declines are in line with California’s downward trajectory of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland native who was oldest man in the United States diesto be the oldest man in the United States, died Saturday at age 111. Mr. Matth
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to be the oldest man in the United States, died Saturday at age 111. Mr. Matthews, who died at his home in Indian Wells (Riverside County), was remembered by his son as a generous man who helped support his large family through the Great... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Pending home sales going up and down, find out whereshrinking inventories and rising prices conspired to erode the number of pendin
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
shrinking inventories and rising prices conspired to erode the number of pending sales in L.A. County by 1.7 percent. Riverside County saw an bigger decline, 6.9 percent. Those declines are in line with California’s downward trajectory of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
DA: Hackers Penetrated Voter Registrations in 2016 Through State’s Election Siteconfusion and heated exchanges between voters, poll workers and poll watchers d
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
confusion and heated exchanges between voters, poll workers and poll watchers during California’s June 7 primary, Riverside County District Attorney Michael Hestrin said Friday. “I think that pretty quickly, as is sort of the case around... Read more
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The Mercury News
Chupacabra sightings in California neighborhood — ‘no coyote,’ they insistseen them, Hughan said. “There is no such thing, except in the folklore of var
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
seen them, Hughan said. “There is no such thing, except in the folklore of various communities,” John Welsh, spokesman for Riverside County Animal Services, wrote in an email. “Residents living in this area are right in the backyard of coyotes,”... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Man Held on Suspicion of Murder After Teen Tumbles From Back of Pickup in Jurupa Valleycalled about 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Live Oak and Lakeside d
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
called about 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Live Oak and Lakeside drives regarding a possible hit-and-run, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. The boy, a resident of Jurupa Valley, was found lying in the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Healthy Living - KESQThere was a boil watch for dozens of residents in an unincorporated area of Riv
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
There was a boil watch for dozens of residents in an unincorporated area of Riverside County near the City of Indio after a private water agency detected E-coli in the water. The area in question is near Van Buren and is located close to the... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
8-Old Boy Suffers Serious Bite Wounds After Pit Bull Attack Near Riverside; Dog to Be Euthanizeda home near Riverside, marking the second incident the dog had been involved in
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
a home near Riverside, marking the second incident the dog had been involved in this month, authorities said Friday. Riverside County Animal Services released this photo of the pit bull. The latest incident occurred on Avenida Pescador, in... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
How California’s ‘sanctuary state’ bill would further limit ICE’s ability to arrest immigrantsa dozen immigration agents huddled just before dawn outside an Ace Hardware sto
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
a dozen immigration agents huddled just before dawn outside an Ace Hardware store in Jurupa Valley, a semi-rural city in Riverside County. They were equipped with firearms, protective vests and intelligence on the morning routines of the six men... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Riverside County jobless rate risesbe awful. RIVERSIDE, Calif. - With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
be awful. RIVERSIDE, Calif. - With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County climbed more than one percentage point last month, state officials reported Friday. Read: Personal Finance... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Man arrested on attempted murder for allegedly setting Coachella home on fireCardoso Flores, 25, of Coachella is accused in the Thursday night fire at a hom
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Cardoso Flores, 25, of Coachella is accused in the Thursday night fire at a home in the 5200 block of Calle Techa, Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Vasquez said. Deputies received a report just after 10 p.m. Thursday of a possible... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Indio police officer cleared in deadly shooting of 71-old manwas taken to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, where he died less tha
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
was taken to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, where he died less than an hour later. Spokesman John Hall of the Riverside County District Attorney's Office said that on July 11, ``We determined there is no criminal culpability on the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Applications open for Riverside County scholarshipsINDIO, Calif. - Applications will be accepted starting today from young Riversi
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
INDIO, Calif. - Applications will be accepted starting today from young Riverside County residents seeking scholarships totaling $14,000, to be awarded this fall. The county is accepting applicants for the Queen Scheherazade and Magic Carpet Music... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Protecting Your Home in Wildfire Seasontrimmed landscaping stands between you and potential wildfire threats. Captain
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
trimmed landscaping stands between you and potential wildfire threats. Captain Fernando Herrera with Cal Fire and the Riverside County Fire Department says that the Eastern Coachella Valley is most susceptible to brush and wildfires, and many... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perristracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perristracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perristracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 7 days ago
tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perristracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 7 days ago
tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perristracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Don’t rush to judgment over video of flower seller’s arrest, Perris mayor urgesPerris Mayor Michael Vargas said it’s crucial not to jump to conclusions when v
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
Perris Mayor Michael Vargas said it’s crucial not to jump to conclusions when viewing a 43-second video clip of a Riverside County Sheriff”s deputy taking down a woman who was selling flowers outside the Perris High School graduation in June. “A lot... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Fiery Explosion Blamed on Honey Oil Productionsaid. "There were all sorts of indicators after we arrived that pointed to a b
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
said. "There were all sorts of indicators after we arrived that pointed to a butane honey oil lab at the location,'' Riverside County sheriff's Deputy Mike Vasquez told City News Service. The blaze in the 33600 block of Harvest Way, near... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Illicit drug lab may have caused explosive fire in Wildomarbroke out just after 6:30 Wednesday morning in a home on East Harvest Way. That
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
broke out just after 6:30 Wednesday morning in a home on East Harvest Way. That house is destroyed, according to CALFire/Riverside County Fire Department. Another home was exposed to the heat and flames and was moderately damaged. Three adults... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
California Fire Updates ()NEW/FINAL Hudson Ranch Rd. and Hwy 166, south of Maricopa ∙ 1,083 acres grass
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 8 days ago
NEW/FINAL Hudson Ranch Rd. and Hwy 166, south of Maricopa ∙ 1,083 acres grass and brush, 100% contained Ellis Fire, Riverside County NEW/FINAL Off of Mc Pherson Road, Perris ∙ 72 acres grass and brush, 100% contained Whittier Fire, Santa... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Indio rape suspect pleads not guilty after weekend arrestsuffer injuries from the suspected attack. The woman's child wasn't hurt during
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
suffer injuries from the suspected attack. The woman's child wasn't hurt during the incident. Moreno was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio and is being held on $1 million bail. He is due back in court on July 28. KESQ News Channel 3... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Family of Riverside County inmate files $6M death claim AP News | 07/19/17 02:07 PM RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- The family of a Rivers
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
AP News | 07/19/17 02:07 PM RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- The family of a Riverside County jail inmate killed by another inmate in a fight over soup has filed a $6 million claim against the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Family of Riverside County inmate files $6M death claimRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The family of a Riverside County jail inmate killed by
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The family of a Riverside County jail inmate killed by another inmate in a fight over soup has filed a $6 million claim against the county. The Press-Enterprise reports Wednesday (http://bit.ly/2ubQL60 ) that the claim... Read more
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The Mercury News
California couple’s burn scars and regret show dangers of extracting honey oil from marijuanacovered in burns, her lips and many of her fingers were burned off and she now
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
covered in burns, her lips and many of her fingers were burned off and she now must use a wheelchair. The couple, and the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, hope their experience will serve as a warning to others that using butane to... Read more
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NBC Miami
Video Shows Police Arresting Woman Allegedly Selling Flowers Illegallywas booked into Southwest Detention Center and her fingerprints confirmed her "
NBC Miami / Posted 9 days ago
was booked into Southwest Detention Center and her fingerprints confirmed her "true identity," according to Perris police. Riverside County Sheriff's inmate records show she is due in court on Aug. 25. Telemundo reached out to Mendez-Medrano, but... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Healthy Families - KESQbodies, in particular, our brains. Read More » There was a boil watch for doze
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
bodies, in particular, our brains. Read More » There was a boil watch for dozens of residents in an unincorporated area of Riverside County near the City of Indio after a private water agency detected E-coli in the water. The area in question is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Crews battle Desert Hot Springs house fireDESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded t
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a house fire at the 12000 block of Casa Loma Road in Desert Hot Springs just after 4:00 a.m. The first arriving engine company reported a single family home... Read more
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