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Nearly all power is restored in the east Coachella Valley. About 2,200 customers in the Thermal and La Quinta from 52 Ave to 65 Ave were affected.  Surge in power use in this area is causing power to go back out. 

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A local veteran made a special exhibit to remember prisoners of war and missing in action persons. The…

Owner closes Tilted Kilt in Palm Desert

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One place you won't be able to go this holiday weekend -- the Tilted Kilt.

Gas tax drops, prices lower than last year

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The California excise tax on gas is down six cents a gallon, just in time for the holiday weekend.

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