It's the start of holiday travel and the Palm Springs Airport is full of people eager to visit their loved ones for Christmas next week. One local organization is making sure our local service men and women get to their loved ones in time for the holidays.
Jimmy Garcia vividly remembers last year's Coachella Valley Rescue Mission toy drive. "I got a big remote control car and a little one. It was pretty cool." The CVRM is at it again. The annual drive is one of the many outreach programs the organization serves in the area and has collected over 15,000 unwrapped gifts throughout the Coachella Valley.
A 20-year-old man from Indio was arrested Thursday night for reckless driving, hit and run, driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and for driving without a valid driver's license after trying to evade officers at a DUI checkpoint.