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 […]

  • One Person Rescued from Vehicle Near Mountain Center

    Firefighters Tuesday rescued one person trapped in a vehicle just outside of Mountain Center. Rescuers were called at 1:32 a.m. to Highway 74 east of Bee Canyon Trick Trail and found a single vehicle off the roadway, approximately 200 feet over and 15 feet down, with one person inside, according to the Riverside County Fire […]

  • Bonita Fire Holding at 715 Acres as Containment Increases to 40%

    MOUNTAIN CENTER (CNS) – More than 200 firefighters held a brush fire burning near Mountain Center at 715 acres Monday and were working to clear more vegetation around it. Early Monday, the Bonita Fire was at 40% containment and fire activity was described as minimal, with any flare-ups in unburned chaparral and brush within the […]

  • Six People Missing From Mountain Communities Within Months

    Roy Prifogle, Lydia Abrams, Rosario Garcia, Melissa Lane, Vanessa Vlasek and Jade Kemerer they don’t know each other, have no connection but they do have one thing in common: they have all gone missing from the mountain communities above the Coachella Valley within the last five months.  The last person that was reported missing by […]

  • Driver Injured in Rollover Wreck on Highway 74 Near Mountain Center

    MOUNTAIN CENTER (CNS) – A motorist was injured Tuesday in a rollover crash that temporarily closed state Route 74 west of Mountain Center. The wreck happened about 11 a.m. on the eastbound side of the two-lane highway, just south of Old Control Road, within the San Bernardino National Forest, according to the California Highway Patrol. […]

  • Twin-Engine Plane Crashes Near Mountain Center

    MOUNTAIN CENTER (CNS) – A twin-engine plane crashed in rugged terrain southwest of Mountain Center Thursday, killing the pilot, who was the sole occupant, and triggering a small brush fire. The aircraft was reported down about 12:40 p.m. near Bautista Road, within sight of the Bautista Conservation Camp in the San Bernardino National Forest, according […]

  • Motorists Can Expect Expanded Travel on Mountain Roads to Open Soon

    People who live and work in the mountain communities of Idyllwild, Mountain Center, Pine Cove, and Fern Valley have been dealing with road closures since the Cranston Fire last year. Terri Kasinga public affairs officer with Caltrans says they’ve been working non stop to fix the roads ever since, “They did get hard hit, they […]

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