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Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals

Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals. Natalie Brunell reports.


Surveillance video catches another front yard thief

It was a surveillance video we broadcast two weeks ago, showing a woman
stealing packages from a home in Indio, and leaving behind an empty package as her calling card, that caught the attention of Palm Desert Country Club resident Dave Van Winkle.

Walmart store manager celebrates 22 years and new Indio store

A new Super Walmart will open its doors in the fall and one Valley man's ready to manage the store.

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Palm Springs Unified and Desert Sands Unified are under fire from a class-action lawsuit alleging inadequate PE teachings in elementary schools. The desert school districts are two of 37 included in the lawsuit, filed from a non-for-profit group called Cal200.

Marines to walk 300 miles in deadly heat

One year ago, we were with Cpl. Adam Shatarsky as he began walking from Palm Springs to Washington D.C., taking only a backpack with survival and camping supplies. The Wounded Walk is meant to raise awareness and money for veterans coming home with mental and physical wounds.

Thermal Murder Arrest

Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Mecca

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 25 year old man from Thermal in connection to the deadly shooting of Juan Ceballos on July 13.

hot car

Technology aims to stop hot car deaths

Ordinary people, even a teenager are inventing new technology to remind people of what's in the back of their car before it's too late.

Rancho Mirage City Council

Chris Tarpening

Vacation rental ordinance passes in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday afternoon that will limit vacation rentals to people who are at least 30 years old.

Layoffs averted for Coachella Valley Unified School District

The 81 classified layoffs that were scheduled to take effect on August 1st for the Coachella Valley Unified School District have been averted, according to a release from school district officials.

Angel Anthony Esparza

Angel Esparza found guilty of two counts of murder

A Coachella man was convicted Thursday of robbing, abducting and killing two farm workers in Thermal days after he gunned down a teenage boy.

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