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Hacienda Noise

Richard Meaney and Hacienda neighbors speak out about noise

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

"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.

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.

Verne Orlop


Transient pleads not guilty to killing homeless woman

The Palm Springs Police Department arrested a homeless man suspected of murdering a homeless woman over the weekend in Palm Springs.

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.

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Cities report best drought conservation yet

More Californians are doing their part to conserve water during the drought.

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Palm Desert

Mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile virus in Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert and Indian Wells have brought the total number in the Coachella Valley to 55, which is the highest number of mosquitoes testing positive for the virus this year than any other year during the same time period since the virus was initially detected in 2003.

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