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Lane-splitting safety guidelines no longer on CHP, DMV websites

Lane-splitting safety guidelines no longer on CHP, DMV websites

The California Highway Patrol, among other state government agencies, has removed  safety guidelines for motorcycle lane-splitting from their website. The change was caused due to one citizen's complaint to the California Office of Administrative Law.

Assemblyman Perez talks Central America trip

Assemblyman Manuel Perez is back in the desert from a trip to Central America. He says he learned a lot about the conditions people are trying to flee.

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Desert AIDS Project celebrates 30 years

The Desert AIDS Project will celebrate 30 years Friday night with a big birthday party at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs.

Animal services seeks cruelty charges against owner of 61 shelties

The director of Riverside County Animal Services said he plans to seek animal cruelty charges against the owner of 61 Shetland sheepdogs that were impounded after a house fire displaced them near Riverside last Sunday.

Sugar to blame for TWC powder scare in Palm Springs

The Time Warner Cable office in Palm Springs was evacuated Friday morning after a white envelope with a suspicious powder was received.

Fundraiser set for Saturday for 5-year-old Indio girl battling cancer

Desirae Cechin -- who goes by Desi -- was diagnosed in April with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, which affects the nervous system. The Believing For Desi fund was started to raise money for her treatment, including a trip to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Gas prices

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Inland Empire gas price drops for 17th straight day

The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased 13.7 cents over the past 17 days, including 1.3 cents on Thursday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.


Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

State argued the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act because of federal oversight.

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Diagnosing yourself on the internet

Using the internet to diagnose your aches and pains has become commonplace.  Dr. Erica Ruiz runs a family medical practice in La Quinta.  She's noticed an up-tick in the amount of patients who come in for their check-ups armed with information they gathered on the internet about their symptoms.

Military veteran combats homelessness in Hi-Desert

A military veteran is on a mission in Twentynine Palms to help the homeless all day, every day.

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