Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Dozens of community members gathered outside Congressman Raul Ruiz’s office in Palm Desert, carrying signs and chanting ‘Si se puede’, and calling on the Congressman to deliver on immigration reform. “We’re here today to thank the Congressman for taking a lead role on immigration reform,” said Maribel Nunez, Executive Director of Coachella Valley Immigrant Dignity […]

  • Train Car Catches Fire near Banning

    (CNS) – A train car burst into flames near Banning Wednesday before fire crews were able to contain and extinguish it. Fire crews responded at 6:55 a.m. to a train fire near Interstate 10 and Malki Road and found a single unit of the train burning, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Fire crews […]

  • Interstate 10 Fuel Spill Cleanup To Take Two Weeks

    Hazmat cleanup from a fuel tanker rollover on Interstate 10 in Banning is expected to take two weeks or more, Caltrans announced Friday. The eastbound Interstate 10 Hargrave Street on-ramp is expected to be closed for two weeks to clean up fuel that spilled Tuesday during a crash. The solo vehicle crash was reported around […]

  • Tanker Rollover Crash, Fuel Spill Shuts Down I-10 In Banning

    Interstate 10 in Banning was shut down in both directions Tuesday due to a fuel spill caused by a 9,000-gallon tanker truck rollover crash. The solo vehicle crash was reported around 3:30 a.m., prompting the full closure of the I-10 between Ramsey and Eighth streets to remove the wreckage and allow hazardous materials crews to […]

  • Nighttime lane closures scheduled this week for I-10 Tune-Up Project

    Motorists should plan for delays this week due to nighttime lane closures set to accompany road work along Interstate 10 between Beaumont and the Coachella Valley, according to Caltrans. For more than a year, crews have been gradually making improvements to nearly 20 miles of freeway between Beaumont and Highway 111 north of Palm Springs […]

  • Road Work Underway on Varner Road in Thousand Palms

    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 […]

  • Nighttime lane closures this week for I-10 Tune-Up project

    Motorists are urged to plan for delays this week due to nighttime lane closures set to accompany road work along Interstate 10 between Beaumont and the Coachella Valley. Over the past 13 months, crews have been gradually making improvements to nearly 20 miles of freeway between Beaumont and Highway 111 north of Palm Springs as […]

  • Motorcyclist Airlifted Following Desert Crash on Box Canyon Road

    A motorcyclist was seriously hurt Thursday in a crash reported in a remote desert area east of Indio. The rider went down for unknown reasons about 10:55 a.m. on Box Canyon Road, four miles south of Interstate 10, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. A helicopter crew transported the person to an area hospital […]

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