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California to ban plastic bags statewide

The statewide ban was one of several historic bills sent to the Governor's desk.  It's a move that several Desert Cities have already taken, but not everyone who shops in the Valley is ready for the change. 

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Immigration resource fair encourages American citizenship

 Immigration groups were there with booths and information encouraging those here illegally to prepare for citizenship.  Others learned about the process of getting a California drivers' license.

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Two near drownings this Labor Day weekend

 Riverside County firefighters responded to two near drowning incidents Saturday, one in Palm Desert and another in Lake Elsinore.

Lightning sparked wildfires continue to grow

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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Backpack giveaway gets kids ready for school

Hundreds of kids got new backpacks and school supplies Saturday.  Sword of the Lord Ministries" in Thousand Palms hosted a free backpack and school supply giveaway.

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Best Local Sports Show - Week 0 Scores and Highlights

It's week 0 of High School football in the Coachella Valley and The Best Local Sports Show has all of your scores, top plays, and highlights covered.

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Couple arrested with 6 kids, over 60 animals living in home

A Lucerne Valley couple has been arrested after deputies with the Victor Valley Station discovered six children and over 60 animals living in the residence under deplorable conditions.

20 mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus across the valley

Officials from the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District say they collected twenty mosquito samples that tested positive for the West Nile virus.  The sample included the first positive test from the west valley. That sample was collected east of Desert Hot Springs. The other nineteen in the east valley in areas bordered by Pierce Street, Avenue 66, Hayes Street and the Salton…

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Missing at-risk man found safe

The Cathedral City Police Department has found an at-risk man who was reported missing Friday afternoon. The man is safe and has been returned to his family.

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Palm Desert City Council says no to a high-end gym

The owner wanted to renovate a building north of Highway 111 that's been vacant for over 9 years, but the City Council decided a gym doesn't belong mixed in with office buildings.

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