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YOUR VOTE 2014: Ruiz and Nestande to debate in 36th Congressional Race

Gulf-California Broadcast Company (CBS Local 2 and KESQ News Channel 3) and The Desert Sun will host a debate between Representative Dr. Raul Ruiz and Assemblyman Brian Nestande on Friday, October 3, 2014.

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Cathedral City man in custody accused of bike theft

Authorities say a police officer spotted a man on a stolen bike in Palm Springs on Wednesday.

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Alleged rape suspect arrested linked to attack in Palm Springs

A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion he raped a woman on Tuesday in Palm Springs.

Palm trees in PGA West may be on chopping block

Palm trees may be on chopping block at PGA West

Residents in PGA West are concerned about potential plans to eliminate 93 Mexican palm trees.

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads

Cathedral City Fire to roll out new fire truck, iPads. Natalie Brunell gets a sneak peak.

Jesse Lara, suspect in 2 COD sexual assaults

Crimes happened at College of the Desert

A Palm Desert man who sexually assaulted two women at College of the Desert was sentenced Thursday to two years in custody but was released on parole because of credits for time served.

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8 hour stand off too long?

Several agencies from all over the valley were called in to help Desert Hot Springs police with Wednesday night's stand off. With so many resources tied up for so many hours, we asked the question: Was the police response too much?  

Learn how to nominate a Scholar Athlete of the Week

Do you know an outstanding senior athlete who deserves to be nominated as the Scholar Athlete of the Week? You can nominate someone to be featured on News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2's sports cast.

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  • Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

    Chelsea Clinton

    Peter Kramer/NBC

    Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.


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Celebrities who go by one name

Kendall Jenner blurb

Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who go by one name. The Kardashian clan member says she's ditching her last name to boost her modeling career.


White House fashion faux pas

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

REUTERS/Larry Downing

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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