• Free Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set For Saturday in Coachella

    (CNS) – Riverside County residents can drop off their hazardous waste for free this weekend in Coachella, it was announced Thursday. Paint, pesticides, motor parts and fluorescent light bulbs are among the items allowed at the drop-off slated for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bagdouma Park Swim Center parking lot, at […]

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Reopening Delayed a Week

    (CNS) – The reopening date for the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway has been pushed back seven days to Oct. 11, the company announced Wednesday. The tramway closed Sept. 7 for annual maintenance for track rope repositioning, changing of pendant ropes and mechanical and electrical testing, with its reopening initially scheduled for Oct. 4. The delay […]

  • FBI’s Los Angeles Office Urges Victims To Report Hate Crimes

    (CNS) – The FBI’s Los Angeles field office launched a multi-lingual campaign Wednesday to raise awareness about hate crimes and encourage victims to report them. The FBI considers hate crimes to be criminal offenses against a person or property that is motivated at least in part “by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, […]

  • Yucca Valley Man Convicted of Murder in Fatal DUI Palm Springs Crash

    (CNS) – A Yucca Valley man who triggered a collision in Palm Springs while high on drugs was convicted of the murder of one of his passengers Wednesday. The Indio jury also convicted Robert Garcia Jr., 55, of DUI causing injury and sentence-enhancing allegations of causing bodily injury to multiple victims in connection with the […]

  • Man Who Died in Vehicle Crash Near Desert Center Identified

    (CNS) – A man who died in a single-vehicle collision near Desert Center was identified Wednesday. Bruce Falconer, 61, of Ramona was found dead at the scene of Tuesday’s crash, which took place near the intersection of state Highway 62 and Rice Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said that, for reasons […]

  • NBCares Silver Linings: United Lift

    Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic, is still affecting many people in not only the Coachella Valley, but around the world. This results in a big impact on the local economy and livelihoods of many residents in the valley. Lift to Rise, an organization that assists with housing needs, and United Way of the Desert say help […]

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