Construction has begun on over four miles of Varner Road in Thousand Palms to give the road brand new pavement and wider shoulders. The Varner Road Resurfacing Project is a $2 million project and will take two months to complete. The roadwork will resurface three segments of Varner Road, totaling approximately 4.3 miles, and add […]
Road work is underway on a heavily trafficked corridor in Thousand Palms. Crews are placing a new layer of pavement along four total miles of Varner Road, along with widening shoulders. Work will take an estimated two months to wrap up. The thoroughfare runs parallel to Interstate 10, and is a popular route for traversing […]
Traffic signals at Fred Waring Drive and Cook Street in Palm Desert are out and will remain so for most of the day due to damage caused by a car crash, city officials report. The intersection has been converted into a four-way stop with temporary stop signs at the location. Delays are expected.
Interstate 10 in Palm Desert and Indio was open this morning and power was back on for nearly 1,000 Imperial Irrigation District customers who were knocked offline because of downed power lines that caused major traffic problems on the freeway. California Highway Patrol dispatchers received reports just after 4:45 p.m. Monday that power lines had […]
A 64-year-old Mountain Center man is behind bars for allegedly driving under the influence and causing a collision that injured another motorist. Curt Johnson was arrested Tuesday following the 11:30 a.m. collision near the intersection of Cook Street and Country Club Drive in Palm Desert and booked on suspicion of DUI and causing bodily injury, […]
The East Valley Coalition held the first annual sports tourism summit with the announcement of plans to build a 12-thousand seat stadium. Community leaders from around the Coachella Valley discussed how this addition could positively impact sports tourism in the near future. “I’ve never seen an area that has so much potential.” Potential… which is why […]
Palm Desert, CA Sheriff’s deputies sought a man who exposed himself to a 17-year-old girl in Palm Desert. The incident occurred at around 12:45 p.m. near the intersection of Cook Street and Sheryl Avenue, said sheriff’s Sgt. Ken Black. The girl was walking along Cook Street when the man drove up alongside her and called to her. When […]
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