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View local Memorial Day ceremonies & events

There is plenty to do around the Coachella Valley this Memorial Day weekend to honor our Military's men and women who bravely defend our freedom.

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Special report answers common questions & myths about wind turbines

"'What are these things?' 'What are they doing?' And some people come up with 'Oh they're cooling the desert', 'They're water pumps'." told Joey Etter, Senior Lead Technician with Iberdrola Renewables.

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J.T.N.P. announces seasonal campground closures

Five campgrounds at Joshua Tree National Park, including three in Riverside County, will close for a four-month period starting early next month, it was announced Friday.

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Experts alert hikers about dangerous trail in Coachella Valley

On CBS Local 2 at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, we bring your attention to a dangerous hiking trail in the Coachella Valley.

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Palm Desert man receives bill for 44,000 gallons of water he says he didn't use

"CBS local 2 Stands for You", so we took a stand for a Palm Desert man who asked us to look into his concerns over his water bill..  He says the Coachella Valley Water District is charging him for thousands of gallons water he claims he didn't use.

Student speaks out on controversial Yucca Valley HS yearbook photos

High school yearbook photos depicting students with weapons at Yucca Valley High School are causing some concerns for parents.

Dante Walker - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Father of infant killed in HWY 74 crash pleads not guilty

An infant was killed and her parents were hospitalized after a car fell 200 feet down the side of the mountain near Pinyon Pines Sunday morning. Officers said speed was a factor in the crash, causing the driver to lose control of his Porsche.

Dillon axe update

Kelley Moody

One person dies in accident on Ave. 44 & Dillon Road

One person died after being ejected during a rollover crash in Indio Thursday afternoon.

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