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Two people knocked out of their home in Indio
Two people are without a home after a fire Wednesday night in Indio.
29 Jul 2015 at 11:31pm






Second person dies after crash in Beaumont
A one-year old child is the second person to die after a crash in Beaumont Wednesday afternoon.
29 Jul 2015 at 11:20pm






Some valley voters showing support for Bernie Sanders
With 467 days until the presidential election, an event like this is unusually early. Joe Galli reports.
29 Jul 2015 at 10:34pm






Shelter from the Storm loses critical funding
Without a six-figure cash infusion in the next 90 days, Shelter from the Storm will be forced to make serious cuts in order to keep serving domestic violence victims in the Coachella Valley.
29 Jul 2015 at 9:28pm






All school districts in Coachella Valley brace for strict water restrictions
School districts in the Coachella Valley have started to prepare for the water use restrictions in the upcoming school year.
29 Jul 2015 at 7:04pm






Hikers rescued; who pays the bill?
Some people have questioned whether the hikers should face fines to deter others from being caught unprepared.
29 Jul 2015 at 7:04pm






Lost hikers rescued in Palm Springs
Two people had to be rescued while hiking in Palm Springs Tuesday night after becoming lost on the Lykken Trail.
29 Jul 2015 at 3:31pm






2 La Quinta men arrested for cashing stolen checks & ID theft
Two men from La Quinta were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection to cashing stolen checks at banks and businesses throughout the Coachella Valley.
29 Jul 2015 at 3:14pm






Rollover accident in Palm Springs sends driver to hospital
Palm Springs Police are still trying to determine why a driver crashed his car on Gene Autry Trail late Wednesday morning.
29 Jul 2015 at 1:59pm






Businesses invited to tax credit workshop in Cathedral City
Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia is inviting local businesses of all sizes to attend his California Competes Tax Credit Workshop on Thursday morning at the Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City.
29 Jul 2015 at 1:07pm






New Italian bistro to open at The River in near future
Michael's Pizzeria recently closed at The River in Rancho Mirage, but management at The River said the good news is they signed over their lease to a new restaurant that will be opening in late summer or early fall.
29 Jul 2015 at 11:56am






American Heat promoter says 2015 event won't take place in Cathedral City
American Heat won't take place in Cathedral City in 2015 after the city looked at the possibility of taking over the event that's always been held in Palm Springs.
29 Jul 2015 at 11:14am






Neighbors say Bahama Hotel cleanup deters crime
Neighbors say Bahama Hotel cleanup deters crime. Natalie Brunell reports.
29 Jul 2015 at 10:57am






2 men shot in Desert Hot Springs
Desert Hot Springs police are investigating after two men were shot late Tuesday night.
29 Jul 2015 at 10:55am






Mayoral campaign signs stir debate in Palm Springs
One candidate is already getting his name out there in the race for Palm Springs mayor and some people aren't too happy about it.
29 Jul 2015 at 8:58am




Victorville Daily Press


County approves Baker bridge expansion
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a project to expand the Baker Boulevard Bridge by leveraging federal funding.Nearly 90 percent of the $13.5 million cost will be covered by federal Highway Bridge Program funds, with the remainder being covered by the San Bernardi...
29 Jul 2015 at 9:46pm




Chamber of Commerce to hold ribbon cutting Thursday
The Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for its new location at 229 E. Main St. from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday.The chamber moved from the Harvey House.
29 Jul 2015 at 9:44pm



27-day trip along Mother Road coming to close in Santa Monica
BARSTOW — Jim Conkle’s 26-day trip along Route 66 is near complete as he expects to be in Santa Monica for a concert on the pier Thursday night.Conkle and his team of three others stopped by Foster’s Freeze [...]
29 Jul 2015 at 8:56pm



Prices drop at the pump
After a spike in gas prices earlier this month, prices at the pump have fallen across the country and California.For almost two weeks, the national average price for regular gasoline has dropped, with drivers seeing the longest consecutive decline since January, according to the Automobile Associ...
29 Jul 2015 at 8:49pm



Fine arts academy committee approved
 BARSTOW — A committee of 15 members from the community was approved Tuesday to review architect proposals for a fine arts academy.Barstow Unified School District Superintendent Jeff Malan proposed the academy in December. He announced the district was targeting the now-closed Barstow Interm...
29 Jul 2015 at 3:51pm



Barstow nurse cited, released after arrest
BARSTOW — The Barstow Community Hospital nurse who was reported missing on Sunday was released from custody early Wednesday morning after police arrested him on suspicion of being under the influence of a “central nervous system stimulant.”Barstow police arrested John Christopher Pa...
29 Jul 2015 at 3:46pm




Barstow Desert Dispatch


County approves Baker bridge expansion
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a project to expand the Baker Boulevard Bridge by leveraging federal funding.Nearly 90 percent of the $13.5 million cost will be covered by federal Highway Bridge Program funds, with the remainder being covered by the San Bernardi...
29 Jul 2015 at 9:46pm




Chamber of Commerce to hold ribbon cutting Thursday
The Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for its new location at 229 E. Main St. from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday.The chamber moved from the Harvey House.
29 Jul 2015 at 9:44pm



27-day trip along Mother Road coming to close in Santa Monica
BARSTOW — Jim Conkle’s 26-day trip along Route 66 is near complete as he expects to be in Santa Monica for a concert on the pier Thursday night.Conkle and his team of three others stopped by Foster’s Freeze [...]
29 Jul 2015 at 8:56pm



Prices drop at the pump
After a spike in gas prices earlier this month, prices at the pump have fallen across the country and California.For almost two weeks, the national average price for regular gasoline has dropped, with drivers seeing the longest consecutive decline since January, according to the Automobile Associ...
29 Jul 2015 at 8:49pm



Fine arts academy committee approved
 BARSTOW — A committee of 15 members from the community was approved Tuesday to review architect proposals for a fine arts academy.Barstow Unified School District Superintendent Jeff Malan proposed the academy in December. He announced the district was targeting the now-closed Barstow Interm...
29 Jul 2015 at 3:51pm



Barstow nurse cited, released after arrest
BARSTOW — The Barstow Community Hospital nurse who was reported missing on Sunday was released from custody early Wednesday morning after police arrested him on suspicion of being under the influence of a “central nervous system stimulant.”Barstow police arrested John Christopher Pa...
29 Jul 2015 at 3:46pm



Authorities crack down on drones
SAN BERNARDINO — Authorities from numerous county agencies, the United States Forest Service and Cal Fire gathered at USFS air tanker base Wednesday morning to call on the public to help identify and prosecute drone operators who have been interfering with firefighting efforts during recent wildf...
29 Jul 2015 at 3:12pm



US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.Air safety investi...
29 Jul 2015 at 2:43pm



Barstow men prepare to shoot pilot for dark comedy about serial killer
BARSTOW — Two local men have written their way to Hollywood and are weeks away from filming the pilot of their television show titled "Killing Addiction."Donald Marx and Adam Lee Hoyle met at church several years ago after [...]
29 Jul 2015 at 3:55pm



Cook votes to increase veterans' benefits
Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, voted Tuesday for a bill that provides a cost-of-living adjustment increase to veterans' disability compensation rates next year, his office said. The increase mirrors the same increase given to Social Security beneficiaries.The Veterans' Compensation Cost of Livin...
28 Jul 2015 at 8:28pm




Antelope Valley Times


Three more charged in 15-year-old girl?s 2002 kidnapping, rape and murder
LOS ANGELES – Three men were charged in the October 2002 kidnapping, rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted on her way to school in Montebello and found dead a day later, the District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Eddie Chavira, 30, Daniel Cervantes, 35, and George Barraz...
29 Jul 2015 at 6:16pm


Help locate missing Lancaster man
LANCASTER ? Detectives are seeking the public?s assistance in locating an 80-year-old Lancaster man who suffers from dementia and has been missing since early Tuesday afternoon. Paul Minnicks III was last seen around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, leaving his residence on Gillan Avenue in Lancaster...
29 Jul 2015 at 5:43pm


Man shot, injured in officer-involved shooting near Rosamond
ROSAMOND ? A man was shot and injured Tuesday after he allegedly brandished a handgun and fired one round at Kern County Sheriff?s deputies attempting to serve a felony arrest warrant, authorities said. The officer-involved shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, on the 10000 block o...
29 Jul 2015 at 5:36pm


Palmdale Station?s Most Wanted
Palmdale Sheriff?s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating a suspect wanted for domestic violence. If you recognize him and know where he might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspect?s photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Carlos Ticas Carlos Ti...
29 Jul 2015 at 4:15pm


DUI checkpoint planned in Palmdale this Friday
PALMDALE ? The Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department will be conducting a DUI/driver?s license checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Palmdale this Friday, July 31, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Deputies will be looking for signs of alcohol and drug impairment. They also will check f...
29 Jul 2015 at 2:19pm


Last chance to get on the bus for Palmdale?s excursion to Orange County Fair
PALMDALE ? Interested persons have until Thursday, July 30, to secure their seat on the City of Palmdale?s summer bus excursion to the Orange County Fair this Saturday, Aug. 1. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from the Palmdale Transportation Center, located at 39000 Clock Tower Plaza. The bus wil...
29 Jul 2015 at 2:00pm


OIG backs push for civilian subpoena power
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County’s inspector general Tuesday backed a recommendation for civilian subpoena power over the Sheriff’s Department, while a sheriff’s representative warned that work on a long-negotiated agreement to share information could be slowed as a result. Inspector General Max ...
28 Jul 2015 at 5:04pm


Most Wanted AV Parolees
LANCASTER ? The Antelope Valley Parole Office is seeking your help in locating the following at-large parolees. If you recognize these parolees and know where they might be located, contact the Antelope Valley Parole Office at 661-729-0530, ext. 272. You may also call the anonymous 24-hour hotlin...
28 Jul 2015 at 4:28pm


?Frozen? to kick off Family Movie Nights at Palmdale Amphitheater
PALMDALE ? The City of Palmdale?s popular ?Family Movie Night? returns this Friday, July 31, to the Palmdale Amphitheater, with ?Frozen? kicking off the first of four consecutive Friday evening events. Tickets for Family Movie Nights are $2, with kids 12 and under admitted free. The gates open at...
28 Jul 2015 at 12:42pm


AVH Foundation celebrates 40 years of fundraising
LANCASTER ? The Antelope Valley Hospital Foundation recently presented a check to the hospital for nearly $1 million, the latest donation in a 40 year history of support for the only full-service acute care hospital in the Antelope Valley. This latest monetary gift was raised through the Foundati...
28 Jul 2015 at 12:30pm



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