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Secrets of the Windmills

"'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.

Setting the record straight, the wind turbines are only powered by wind, there is not a motor inside, and the newer models are not loud.

Ken Huskey, Director of Tour Operations for Best of the Best…

Two people injured in Cathedral City crash

Two people were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries following a crash in Cathedral City.

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Alleged molestation victim files complaint against DSUSD

Robert Keith Bryan plead guilty last week to 4 felony counts of lewd acts on a child and and 4 misdemeanor counts of molesting a child. Joe Galli reports.

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Former District Attorney Paul Zellerbach breaks silence on his wife's not guilty verdict

In an exclusive interview with CBS Local 2 and KESQ, former District Attorney Paul Zellerbach says he is still wondering how his wife ended up in a trial for a crime she didn't commit.

Some valley residents not happy about Roger Waters playing at Desert Trip

Some valley residents not happy about Roger Waters playing at Desert Trip

Waters, founding member of Pink Floyd, hasn't been quiet about his opinions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Bernie Sanders Cathedral City Interview Pic

Zak Dahlheimer - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Bernie Sanders speaks about Cathedral City rally

With less than two weeks to go before the California primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been making his way all throughout the Southland. 

Zak Dahlheimer - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Bernie Sanders rally wraps up in Cathedral City

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Cathedral City on Wednesday ahead of the June 7 California Primary. The event was held at Big League Dreams on Date Palm Drive.

Lunch program

Students launch waste-free lunch program in La Quinta

Two students launched a waste-free lunch program this month to reduce the amount of trash their school sends to the landfill. Now the entire school is playing a part.

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    Actress Amber Heard has filed for divorce from actor Johnny Depp, according to documents obtained by CNN.

    Heard, 30, and Depp, 52, have been married since February 2015.

    She filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Sunday citing irreconcila...

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    With the 2016 edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee underway, take a look at the winning words dating back to the 2001 competition.


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