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Updated:  US Geological Survey says Mexico quake magnitude 7.2


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Coachella festival death reported

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Oakland woman died at hospital following a suspected overdose of drugs and alcohol.

Major earthquake reported in Mexico near Acapulco

Updated:  US Geological Survey says Mexico quake magnitude 7.2

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Dust storms could trigger health problems for Coachella Festival goers

Dust storms could trigger health problems for Coachella Festival goers.

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Michaels hack hit 3 million customers

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Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

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Police arrest man accused of arson in Palm Springs

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Brief partial evacuation of LA airport terminal

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Sriracha factory entertaining new home

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Plan to revitalize downtown Palm Springs moves forward

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Fire trucks collide while responding to emergency call

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3-D printing the human body

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Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute

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Palm Springs Holds 2nd Annual Tachevah Block Party

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