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Animal Services rescues dog stuck in canal

An officer with Riverside County Animal Services rescued a German shepherd from the Gage Canal in Riverside Wednesday afternoon.

Lake Fire 70% contained after burning 31,359 acres

Firefighters continue to make good progress as they continue to attack the Lake Fire, which has been burning in the San Bernardino National Forest for over two weeks.

"American Heat" biker weekend is cancelled

Safety concerns raised by PS Resorts about biker violence in Texas led Palm Springs officals to cancel annual event.

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California tunnel to be named after late actor Robin Williams

Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine introduced legislation after a Change.org petition first garnered thousands of signatures in support of the new name.

Wildfire prompts evacuation of camp area in Riverside County

The blaze erupted Wednesday night in Moreno Valley, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles.

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Richard Meaney and Hacienda neighbors speak out about noise

Richard Meaney and Hacienda neighbors speak out about noise. Natalie Brunell reports.

Rain helps firefighters fight Lake Fire, but not without other effects

Rain helps firefighters fight Lake Fire, but not without potential consequences

Recent rain has helped firefighting efforts on the Lake Fire, reporting 65% containment on Wednesday, however heavy rains can lead to flash floods and mudslides. Lightning storms can also spark wildfires not detected till days later.

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Indio bans disposable plastic bags in large stores

The city of Indio passed an ordinance that bans single-use plastic bags and the measure is now in effect for large stores as of July 1.

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Indio Water Authority opens Chromium-6 treatment plants

The Indio Water Authority is the first in the valley to begin treating drinking water for chromium-6 under new state standards. 

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Local shelters see spike in stray animal impounds over Fourth of July weekend

While they're fun for humans to watch, fireworks can be a nightmare for your pets.

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