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  • Over 4K people show for annual Thanksgiving Day 5-K in Palm Desert

    2015 Martha's Village 5K run/walk on El Paseo

    Christopher Flicker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

    There was a large turnout for this year's annual Thanksgiving Day 5-K run and walk in Palm Desert. Over 4,000 participants, plus volunteers and spectators, lined the streets of El Paseo in support of Martha's Village and Kitchen, which works to help serve meals to the less fortunate.

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  • Shoppers descend on Black Friday deals

    Black Friday 2015

    Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

    Cue the bargain hunters: The Black Friday shopping marathon has begun.

    Millions of people are participating in retail's annual event, which began again this year on Thanksgiving. And, of course, most markdowns are available online.

    An early report by ...

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    By Jackie Wattles Melanie Hicken and Aaron Smith

Shoppers save with Thanksgiving Day deals

Thanksgiving Day Shoppers

Joe Galli

Even before Black Friday officially started, thousands of people from headed out to shop and save…

The Narrow Door feeds hundreds full Thanksgiving meal

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For those less fortunate the holidays can be a reminder of what they don't have.

Valley families welcome Marines into their homes for Thanksgiving

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Spending the holidays away from home is made a little bit easier with the help of the Adopt a Marine…

Over 4K people show for annual Thanksgiving Day 5-K in Palm Desert

2015 Martha's Village 5K run/walk on El Paseo

Christopher Flicker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

There was a large turnout for this year's annual Thanksgiving Day 5-K run and walk in Palm Desert. Over…

Stay safe this Black Friday, holiday shopping season


Millions of shoppers across the country will rush retailers and others will shop online trying to score…

Deputies try to handle El Paseo panhandling

CBS Local 2

It's the Coachella Valley's Rodeo Drive...our Fifth Avenue -- high-end shops, restaurants, a playground…

Boat fire leads to small vegetation blaze near DHS

Christopher Flicker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Cal Fire crews are mopping up after a boat caught fire near Desert Hot Springs, causing a small brush…

Charities help the less fortunate put a Thanksgiving meal on the table

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A number of charities are working to make sure everyone can put a festive meal on the table.

Poll: Are you lining up for Black Friday deals?

MGN Online

Plenty of people are already lining up for the best holiday shopping deals. Do you line up before Black…

3 arrested on felony charges while trying to cash stolen check

Bureau of Indian Affairs Police/ MGN

Three people were arrested in Desert Hot Springs Wednesday afternoon when officers caught them trying to…

Small earthquake rattles Indio


An earthquake struck near Indio during the Thanksgiving dinner hour

Roads packed with holiday travelers

Holiday travel

Chris Tarpening

Traffic is slow going in and around the Coachella Valley as families hit the road for the Thanksgiving…

The Homeless Epidemic in the Valley

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Our six-part series on the homeless epidemic in the Coachella Valley continues with Part 5, the…

Sex offender arrested in Palm Desert compliance check

Cutberto Vidrio

Deputies recently conducted compliance checks on 67 registered sex offenders in Palm Desert, Rancho…

Traffic moves smoothly along I-10 for Thanksgiving travel

KESQ News Channel 3

Traffic is flowing smoothly along I-10 as Thanksgiving travel starts to ramp up, but California Highway…

Avenue 52 bridge now open in Coachella

City and county officials officially opened a 350-foot bridge on Avenue 52, a $40 million project aimed…

Poll: are you traveling for Thanksgiving?

MGN Online

Let us know if you're flying for the holidays, driving for the holidays, or staying home for the…

Palm Springs burglary suspect arrested at probation office

Joshua Tuero, 31, Palm Springs

Police say suspect stole a vehicle, wallet and credit card from apartment while victim was present.

State Department issues worldwide travel alert

Travel Alert

State Department issues worldwide travel alert. Natalie Brunell reports.

Auction of Disneyland items nets more than $1.7 million

Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle

Tom Arthur/Wikimedia Commons

Most of the items came from three collectors who acquired the stuff from Disney special sales, former…

Man climbs atop California freeway sign and strips naked

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the man climbed atop the sign near an Interstate 80 on-ramp on…

Bridge collapse rescuers awarded Medal of Valor in Rancho Mirage

Tex Wash awards

Six first responders were honored in Rancho Mirage for their work saving a man who was trapped in an I…

SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25


Courtesy German Aerospace Center via CNN

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

Indio police look to improve Quality of Life for homeless

The last homeless count done by Riverside County showed there are more than 90 homeless people living on…

Just how deadly is the kissing bug?

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Deadly kissing bugs. You may have seen them popping up recently in your Facebook feed -- similar in…

Here's what network TV ratings would look like without the NFL

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What would happen if you took the NFL away from CBS, NBC and Fox?

Officials warn of dangers during El Niño

Press conference on El Niño preparedness

Joe Galli

The 2015 EI Niño is shaping up to be one of the most powerful ever recorded, according to the National…


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Notable deaths of 2015

Cynthia Robinson, The Family Stone trumpeter

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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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