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Ballin' for Desi basketball tournament July 30

Dozens of teams will hit the basketball court in Indio on July 30 in memory of 6-year-old Desi Cechin.

Unhealthy air quality conditions after dust storm

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has the Coachella Valley & the San Gorgonio Pass under "Unhealthy" air quality conditions.

Lake Elsinore

Toxic algae bloom causes closure of Lake Elsinore

Toxic algae bloom causes closure of Lake Elsinore.  No boating or swimming allowed.

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Chris Tarpening KESQ

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile, Saint Louis encephalitis found in East Valley

Mosquitoes carrying two potentially deadly diseases have been found in Thermal. Joe Galli reports.

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Flood preparations

It's monsoon season and motorists in the region are being reminded to stay prepared for possible storms. Ken Williamson, owner of Palms to Pines Auto, urges motorists to check their tires and windshield wipers.

Zak Dahlheimer - KESQ & CBS Local 2

DHS community teams up with police to hold public forum

The Word of Life Center will be partnering with the Desert Hot Springs Police Department on Monday to hold a community forum for the public in the wake of police shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge and San Diego.

Swim for Gio, ISR training

Infant swim classes teach babies self-rescue

Parents turn to survival swim lessons to prevent drowning during dangerous summer months.

MGN Online

Man with assault rifle arrested in Coachella after entering neighbor's home

The Coachella Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Third Street on Friday after receiving calls about  a man carrying a rifle. The calls came in just after 2:30 p.m.

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