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.
The prosecution and defense rested Tuesday in the retrial of a parolee accused of killing two farm workers in a Thermal vineyard about two weeks after he fatally shot a teenage boy outside the Boys & Girls Club in Coachella.