• Construction begins on Varner Road repairs in Thousand Palms

    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 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 […]

  • Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Collision While En Route to an Emergency Call

    A Riverside County sheriff’s sergeant suffered major injuries Thursday when a car carrying an infant crashed into his patrol vehicle while he was en route to an emergency call in Thousand Palms, the California Highway Patrol reported. The sergeant, whose name was not released, was driving north on Monterey Avenue through the intersection about 10:50 […]

  • Palm Desert Man Dies Ten Days After Rancho Mirage Crash Into Tree

    Rancho Mirage, CA An 89-year-old Palm Desert man who crashed his car into a tree earlier this month died of his injuries 10 days later, authorities announced today. Story: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Indio; Driver Being Sought Seth Grossman died at about 8 a.m. Monday at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, according to the county coroner’s […]

  • Minor Injuries Reported in Triple Car Crash Involving CHP Officer

    Palm Desert, CA A three-vehicle freeway crash in Palm Desert was triggered when a California Highway Patrol officer swerved to avoid a car entering his lane, the CHP reported today. The crash occurred at 3:48 p.m. Thursday on eastbound Interstate 10, east of Monterey Avenue, said CHP Officer Mike Radford. As the officer was merging from the slow lane into […]

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