Rain helps firefighters fight Lake Fire, but not without potential consequences
Recent rain has helped firefighting efforts on the Lake Fire, reporting 65% containment on Wednesday, however heavy rains can lead to flash floods and mudslides. Lightning storms can also spark wildfires not detected till days later.
1 Jul 2015 at 6:51pm
Indio bans disposable plastic bags in large stores
The city of Indio passed an ordinance that bans single-use plastic bags and the measure is now in effect for large stores as of July 1.
1 Jul 2015 at 6:47pm
Indio Water Authority opens Chromium-6 treatment plants
The Indio Water Authority is the first in the valley to begin treating drinking water for chromium-6 under new state standards.
1 Jul 2015 at 6:14pm
Local shelters see spike in stray animal impounds over Fourth of July weekend
While they're fun for humans to watch, fireworks can be a nightmare for your pets.
1 Jul 2015 at 5:49pm
PS Resorts wants to cancel American Heat weekend
The dates have been set for the American Heat biker weekend in Palm Springs, but safety concerns raised by PS Resorts may cancel this year's event altogether.
1 Jul 2015 at 5:18pm
Transient pleads not guilty to killing homeless woman
The Palm Springs Police Department arrested a homeless man suspected of murdering a homeless woman over the weekend in Palm Springs.
1 Jul 2015 at 4:43pm
Animal Services rescues dog stuck in canal
An officer with Riverside County Animal Services rescued a German shepherd from the Gage Canal in Riverside Wednesday afternoon.
1 Jul 2015 at 4:41pm
Cities report best drought conservation yet
More Californians are doing their part to conserve water during the drought.
1 Jul 2015 at 3:56pm
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Palm Desert
Mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile virus in Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert and Indian Wells have brought the total number in the Coachella Valley to 55, which is the highest number of mosquitoes testing positive for the virus this year than any other year during the same time period s...
1 Jul 2015 at 3:54pm
Small Business Administration office coming to Coachella Valley
It's an effort to help small businesses open their doors, survive and expand in the Coachella Valley, often a big challenge especially during our desert's slower summer months.
1 Jul 2015 at 1:54pm
Parents react to mandatory vaccination law
Parents react to mandatory vaccination law. Natalie Brunell reports.
1 Jul 2015 at 10:13am
Fatal child drownings on the rise in Riverside County
In hopes to control the recent increase in child drownings, Riverside County hosted a press conference.
1 Jul 2015 at 8:50am
California state officials ask residents to conserve electricity during heat ...
California's Independent Supply Operator has issued a Flex Alert urging consumers to set thermostats to 78 degrees and reduce the use of appliances between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday.
1 Jul 2015 at 7:38am
California woman injured after dolphin leaps on boat deck
Chrissie Frickman was boating with her husband and two children on Father's Day when they saw a pod of dolphins swimming alongside them. One of the mammals leapt aboard the boat, knocking Frickman over and landing on top of her legs.
1 Jul 2015 at 7:29am
Lake Fire containment up to 65%
Firefighters continue to make progress on the Lake Fire burning in the San Bernardino Mountains.
30 Jun 2015 at 10:26pm