• California to ban plastic bags statewide

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    The statewide ban was one of several historic bills sent to the Governor's desk.  It's a move that several Desert Cities have already taken, but not everyone who shops in the Valley is ready for the change. 

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  • U.S. begins airdrops to town ringed by ISIS

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    The United States says it has carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid in the Iraqi town of Amerli to protect an ethnic minority that one official says faces the threat of an "imminent massacre."

    The town of Amerli, which has been besieged...

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California to ban plastic bags statewide

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The statewide ban was one of several historic bills sent to the Governor's desk.  It's a move that…

Immigration resource fair encourages American citizenship

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 Immigration groups were there with booths and information encouraging those here illegally to prepare…

Two near drownings this Labor Day weekend

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 Riverside County firefighters responded to two near drowning incidents Saturday, one in Palm Desert and…

Lightning sparked wildfires continue to grow

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues…

Backpack giveaway gets kids ready for school

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Hundreds of kids got new backpacks and school supplies Saturday.  Sword of the Lord Ministries" in…

5 studies: Coffee good, junk food bad

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Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your…

Best Local Sports Show - Week 0 Scores and Highlights

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It's week 0 of High School football in the Coachella Valley and The Best Local Sports Show has all of…

Couple arrested with 6 kids, over 60 animals living in home

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A Lucerne Valley couple has been arrested after deputies with the Victor Valley Station discovered six…

20 mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus across the valley

Officials from the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District say they collected twenty…

Missing at-risk man found safe

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The Cathedral City Police Department has found an at-risk man who was reported missing Friday afternoon…

Palm Desert City Council says no to a high-end gym

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The owner wanted to renovate a building north of Highway 111 that's been vacant for over 9 years, but…

Alarm system company warns dangers of technician imposters

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One Valley alarm system company says alarm technician imposters are a growing problem for the industry…

Coachella Valley center offers safe haven for sexual assault victims

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The Coachella Valley Sexual Assault Services Rape Crisis Center is helping sexual assault victims speak…

Judge sentences "artist killer" 15 years to life

 A man who killed an artist in his La Quinta home more than a decade ago was sentenced Friday to 15…

As millions hit the road for Labor Day, Police add extra patrols

Valley police have stepped up patrols this weekend, as millions are expected to hit the roadways for…

Fundraiser planned for officer injured in shooting

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A campaign has begun to raise funds for San Bernardino Officer Gabriel Garcia, who was critically…

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YOUR VOTE 2014: Ruiz and Nestande to debate in 36th Congressional Race

Gulf-California Broadcast Company (CBS Local 2 and KESQ News Channel 3) and The Desert Sun will host a…

Mercedes asks Twitter to solve driver rivalry

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Mercedes' Formula One team is facing a million dollar question -- and it has decided to ask the audience.

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

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Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers.

Cathedral City man in custody accused of bike theft

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Authorities say a police officer spotted a man on a stolen bike in Palm Springs on Wednesday.

Alleged rape suspect arrested linked to attack in Palm Springs

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A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion he raped a woman on Tuesday in Palm Springs.

Google reveals secret drone delivery tests

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Amazon is trying it. UPS has considered it. Ice fishermen in Minnesota used it to get beer. Yelp…

8 must-have travel apps

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Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.

Palm trees may be on chopping block at PGA West

Palm trees in PGA West may be on chopping block

Residents in PGA West are concerned about potential plans to eliminate 93 Mexican palm trees.

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads. Natalie Brunell gets a sneak peak.

Crimes happened at College of the Desert

Jesse Lara, suspect in 2 COD sexual assaults

A Palm Desert man who sexually assaulted two women at College of the Desert was sentenced Thursday to…

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Celebrities who go by one name

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Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who go by one name. The Kardashian clan member says she's ditching her last name to boost her modeling career.

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White House fashion faux pas

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The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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