Palm Desert selects new city manager to take over operations

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The Palm Desert City Council has selected a new city manager.

State endorses Major Amendment to Coachella Valley conservation plan

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has signed a major amendment of the Coachella Valley…

Couple arrested after 4-month-old found with multiple fractures

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A Twentynine Palms couple has been arrested for willful cruelty to a child stemming from an incident…

Passenger arrested for pushing firefighter helping crash victim

Palm Springs firefighters had to deal with some interference while trying to help a female who crashed…

Singapore residents can now ride in a self-driving taxi


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The race to offer self-driving vehicles is in full swing around the world.

iPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers

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One of the most significant iPhone hacks to date was outed with a simple text message.

Baby found in car in Palm Springs Walmart parking lot

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The baby's mother was arrested for child endangerment.

EB I-10 traffic affected after big rig crash spills ice cream all over freeway

There are delays on I-10 east of Whitewater after crash leaves ice cream spilled all over road.

George Puddyphatt with the Valleywide Employment Expo

George Puddyphatt with the Valleywide Employment Expo

The Valleywide Employment Expo is set for Sept. 15, 2016 at the Riverside County Fairgrounds Fullenwider…

Facebook open sourcing new computer vision work

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The incredible popularity of Pokemon Go has exposed millions to the promise of augmented reality.

St. Jude: Pacemaker hacking claims 'absolutely untrue'

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St. Jude Medical rejected claims made by a famous short seller on Thursday that the company's…

Coachella man arrested for allegedly carjacking USPS truck

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A mail carrier for the United States Postal Service was carjacked on Wednesday after trying to help an…

Surgeon general warns doctors about opioid epidemic

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In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter from the US…

Whatsapp will share your phone number with Facebook


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If you use WhatsApp for messaging friends and family, get ready for Facebook to learn even more about…

Tour Yosemite in virtual reality with President Obama


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Getting close to the president can be near impossible for the average person.

Inland Empire gas price rises 9th straight day

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The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire rose Thursday for the…

Big rig and trailer filled with Monster energy drinks stolen

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Big rig and trailer filled with Monster energy drinks stolen. $42,000 dollars worth of product lost.

Tesloop ride-sharing services now operating in Coachella Valley

Tesloop Tesla Model X

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Commuters who travel between the desert and Los Angeles now have a new option to get where they need to…

California standardized test scores released


Coachella Valley-area school districts lagged far behind their counterparts from across the state in…

Valley organizations pleased Clinton Foundation keeping Health Matters Initiative

The Clinton Foundation plans to scale back many of its programs around the world in anticipation of…

Search over for missing Pinyon Pines woman found dead this weekend

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The woman found dead in Mountain Center this weekend was missing 71-year old Josephene Youssef says…

Man killed in officer-involved shooting identified by coroner

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The Riverside County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the 71-year-old man who was killed…

Blue Cut Fire victims may request extension to file tax returns

Blue Cut Fire destroys over 100 homes

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The State Board of Equalization announced Wednesday that business owners and tax and fee-payers affected…

Apple in 5 years under Tim Cook's leadership

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Hours after Steve Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple, his successor Tim Cook sent an email to reassure…

Pokemon Go-playing truck driver kills woman in Japan

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Japanese police have arrested a driver who they say struck and killed a woman while he was playing…

Dozens of firefighters respond to house fire

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A fire burning through the roof of a Mecca home was quickly snuffed out by county firefighters this…

Inside the big banks' plan for new digital cash


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A group of big banks led by UBS is planning its own version of digital cash, using blockchain, the…


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