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Cars stuck in La Quinta flood waters

Karen Devine

La Quinta declares flood emergency

The La Quinta City council has unanimously approved to declare a local emergency from last week's flooding.

Riverside County seeks emergency funding after flash floods

Riverside County has proclaimed an emergency to assist local governments seeking recovery funds for damages to public infrastructure caused by the latest storms and flash flooding.

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Fire department warns public about donation scam

The Cathedral City Fire Department is warning the public about a new scam that's using the department as a guise for criminals to cash in.

50-foot tree crashes to ground in Indio neighborhood

More damage is being reported from last week's storm after a 50-foot tree fell early Tuesday morning in an Indio neighborhood.

PGA West Drowning

Chris Tarpening

Man identified after drowning in lake at PGA West

The body of a 45 year-old Hispanic man was pulled from a lake at the PGA West Country Club in La Quinta Tuesday night. The Riverside County Coroner's Office identified the man Wednesday afternoon.

Fugitive returned to plea in brutal torture case

A man arrested in the Czech Republic for the brutal torture of a medical marijuana dispensary owner is back in Southern California to face trial.
   

Hi-tech wildfire warning system to be unveiled in Riverside

  The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index is expected to aid government  agencies in preparing for destructive wildland fires by crunching  meteorological data, according to Forest Service officials.

Gas prices

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Inland Empire gas price falls to lowest amount since February 13th

   The average price is 4.2 cents less than one week ago, 10.3 cents lower than one month ago and 27.5 cents below what it was one year ago.

Man killed after flood waters sweep away SUV

A man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Joshua Tree after his Chevrolet Blazer was swept away by flood waters as he was attempting to cross the wash near Sunny Vista Road. 

La Quinta residents and firefighters prepare for another storm

Jaclyn Underwood of La Quinta is still picking up the pieces from last weeks storm that destroyed a retaining wall in her backyard sending a foot of mud into her home.

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