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  • Cathedral City legalizes marijuana dispensaries, voters to decide tax

    CC Special Meeting

    The Cathedral City council voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.  The vote comes after months of discussion and a split council. Cathedral City becomes the second city in Riverside county do so, joining Palm Springs. the vote lifts a ban dating back to 2009. 

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  • 'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza

    Beit Hanoun damage, Gaza

    Gordon Duncan/CNN

    Israel authorized a four-hour "humanitarian window" Wednesday in Gaza after another U.N. facility was struck by violence.

    The window does not apply to areas in which Israeli soldiers are already operating, and Israel "will respond to any attempt to ex...

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    By Josh Levs, John Vause and Holly Yan CNN

Digital Duomo: Florence by smartphone


Donald Strachan/CNN

Is it possible to survive in Florence, Italy, and see it properly armed just a smartphone?

Cathedral City legalizes marijuana dispensaries, voters to decide tax

CC Special Meeting

The Cathedral City council voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries…

Coachella man could get death penalty if he's convicted

The prosecution and defense rested Tuesday in the retrial of a parolee accused of killing two farm…

Valley Science Teachers Explore Hospital's Advanced Technology

A group of valley science teachers got an opportunity Tuesday to learn about the advanced technology at…

Indio doctor accused of negligence to give up medical license

They're referred to as "dirty doctors." They prescribe patients whatever drugs they want, often in high…

Your next meal could cost more

Your next meal may cost you more. That's thanks in large part to our parched state. 

The Indio COD Campus closed due to water leak

The Indio COD Campus closed due to water leak.

Police search for missing at risk senior in Rancho Mirage

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department need your help tonight locating a missing Rancho Mirage man

President Obama not buying home in Rancho Mirage

News Channel 3 has learned the former home of author Joseph Wambaugh is getting a new owner Tuesday…

Massive water main break floods street near UCLA

Authorities say a water main has broken near the UCLA campus, spewing water into the air and stranding…

8 new baby goats on display at The Living Desert

More baby animals are on exhibit at The Living Desert!

Elderly man accused of DUI fails to show at court hearing

Malcolm Paterson

An 83-year-old Palm Desert man who crashed his car into a fence at an elementary school, where a 10-…

Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Sunscreen on woman's back at the beach

iStock / mangostock

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually…

Sign up for KESQ & CBS Local 2's blood drive

News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 are partnering with Desert Blood Services in effort to achieve our…

Amazon launches 3-D printing store

Amazon 3-D printing store

From Amazon

The future of retail: manufactured by a 3-D printer, delivered by drone.

Gadget tests your drink for 'date rape' drugs


"Date rape" drugs have met their high-tech match. A new electronic device and mobile app called…

Water balloon lovers pledge $645,000 on Kickstarter

Bunch o Balloons kickstarter


It's summertime and water balloon lovers are uniting ... on Kickstarter.

Bunch o Balloons -- a hose…

Inland Empire gas price drops 21st consecutive day

Gas prices

Ferre Dollar/CNN

   The average price is 5.8 cents less than one week ago, 15.4 cents lower than one month ago and 5.3…

House to vote on slimmed-down immigration bill

Immigration debate

Kyung Lah/CNN

Lawmakers leaving a meeting on the issue Tuesday morning said the bill appeared to enjoy widespread…

Major water main break diverts traffic on Portola Avenue

The Coachella Valley Water District is working to repair a water main that broke on Portola Avenue…

Town hall meeting on economy held in Indio

Business leaders are meeting in Indio Tuesday morning to develop a plan for a strong regional economy.…

Scientists find 101 geysers on a Saturn moon

Saturn moon geysers


On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a…

Man pleads guilty to killing puppy in front of his daughter

Alan Benjamin Velete

Alan Benjamin Velete will be sentenced to no more than three years in state prison.

Supervisors move forward with plan to criminalize marijuana cultivation

Riverside County supervisors unanimously agreed today to draft regulations aimed at deterring…

DHS fact-finding report suggests new tax, ways to keep PD

DHS Report

Tax revenue could be the answer to stabilize the budget in Desert Hot Springs.  The city declared a…

Watch out for Bighorn Sheep crossing Highway 74

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep are being spotted more frequently around the desert.  They're on golf courses and many…

First drop in prices for 2014

For the first time this year, the median price of an existing home dropped in June compared to the same…


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Faces of Obama's cabinet

Bob McDonald VA nominee

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The Senate has confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.


States with the worst roads

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Everyone gripes about road conditions, but these states really do have the worst highways.

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