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  • Deputies try to handle El Paseo panhandling

    MGN Online

    It's the Coachella Valley's Rodeo Drive...our Fifth Avenue -- high-end shops, restaurants, a playground for the well-heeled -- El Paseo in Palm Desert. But that popular, upscale street, and other nearby streets, has another group of folks much less well-heeled; the homeless.

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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…

Deputies try to handle El Paseo panhandling

MGN Online

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

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…

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.

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…

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?

Kissing bug


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…

East valley shelters help make homelessness part of past

CBS Local 2

We're bringing you continuing coverage on the homeless epidemic in the Coachella Valley. Local…

Two men wounded in Indio shooting

Chris Tarpening - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Indio Police are investigating a shooting in the area of Jackson Street and Ruby Avenue near the Indio…

Viral Facebook app panned as 'privacy nightmare'

Facebook graphic illustration

John Sanders/CNN

A Facebook app downloaded by 17 million people can be a serious privacy risk, according to news outlets…

Car fire on I-10 westbound causes major delays

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Christopher Flicker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Car fire on I-10 westbound causes major delays  

Meaney, Wessman build 11 homes next to Coachella Fest for Goldenvoice

Golden Mansion

Meaney, Wessman build 11 homes next to Coachella Fest for Goldenvoice. Natalie Brunell investigates.

Volunteers needed to count homeless population

In January, communities across the country will begin their annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count…


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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.


Thanksgiving Day fast facts

Thanksgiving, turkey, holiday, Christmas


Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.

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