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U.S. Senator tries to make three desert areas national monuments

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein wants to protect 3 desert landmarks. Tuesday she was in Whitewater to push her plan she's been working on for six years.

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Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates: Ginny Foat

CBS Local 2 & KESQ bring you live Newsmaker segments with the Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates

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Roofing companies benefit from El Niño preparations

Some Coachella Valley homeowners are worried about El Niño and rushing to make repairs. In return it's creating a boom in business for roofing companies across the southland.

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Forest Service sued for letting Nestle pump without a permit

The US Forest Service is in hot water for allegedly allowing Nestle to drain the San Bernardino National Forest for 27 years.

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Woman arrested after Border Patrol finds 35 lbs. of meth

A woman was arrested by Border Patrol agents at the Highway 86 checkpoint after authorities found 28 bundles of methamphetamine in her car Sunday afternoon.

Riverside County Department of Animal Services

Animal Services impounds 34 dogs in North Shore & Mecca

The Riverside County Department of Animal Services returned to the eastern Coachella Valley on Tuesday to conduct another early morning sweep of stray animals that roam the unincorporated communities of North Shore and Mecca.

CVWD reports July water numbers

CVWD to discuss additional water-saving measures

The Coachella Valley Water District's board of directors is holding a special meeting  to consider options for achieving the state water conservation mandate, including the possibility of committing more money for rebate programs and increasing water waste enforcement and drought penalties.

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Amazing video of Bighorn sheep grazing through a valley neighborhood

A herd of endangered Bighorn sheep is caught on video by a man driving through a La Quinta neighborhood.

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Power being restored in Palm Desert

Southern California Edison says it is aware of Palm Desert outage, but has no estimated time for restoration.


Come taste great food & support local schools at 2015 Desert Sampler

The Desert Sampler 2015 takes place October 13 at The Gardens on El Paseo. See which restaurants and eateries are participating in this year's event.

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