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Frahmann earns Play of the Week honors in Week 0
Desert Christian Academy's Nate Frahmann earned nearly 13,000 votes for Play of the Week honors in Week 0
1 Sep 2014 at 7:11pm






After Celebrity Nude Hacking, How to Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim
The iCloud has become a popular way not only to share music, pictures, and movies, but it's also a virtual storage place - relied on by more and more people - as a backup system for personal information.
1 Sep 2014 at 6:54pm






Coachella Valley celebrates Labor Day
While many people enjoy Labor Day shopping and dining out, a lot of people are working to provide those services.
1 Sep 2014 at 5:10pm






D.A. Zellerbach investigation still ongoing
It's been over three months since the Indio Police Department recommended felony charges against Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach.  However -- the Attorney General's Office has not made any moves in the case.
1 Sep 2014 at 3:34pm






Mother and daughter rescued from Bump and Grind hiking trail
A mother and her daughter were rescued from the Bump and Grind hiking trail in Palm Desert after they became dehydrated while hiking, CAL FIRE says.
1 Sep 2014 at 1:16pm






Palm tree fire doused before spreading to nearby homes
Firefighters were able to put out a palm tree fire in the backyard of a Palm Desert home before it spread.
1 Sep 2014 at 1:15pm






Coroner I.D.'s victims of deadly weekend crash in Palm Springs
Coroner I.D.'s the two people killed in deadly crash on Gene Autry Trail in Palm Springs Sunday morning. 
1 Sep 2014 at 1:04pm






Cutting hair for charity in Palm Desert
Three beauty salons teamed up to benefit "Living the Dream" charity Sunday morning.
1 Sep 2014 at 12:27pm






End to an era for controversial Coachella Valley High School's Arab mascot
Coachella Valley High School has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
1 Sep 2014 at 11:02am






Half-million dollar damage in Rancho Mirage house fire
Fire officials have not yet announced a cause for the early morning blaze.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:45am






Banning man arrested accused of transporting meth while riding motorcycle
An officer found methamphetamine in a backpack carried by a motorcyclist after pulling him over.
1 Sep 2014 at 9:08am






Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker
It's the corporate equivalent of high-stakes poker.
1 Sep 2014 at 8:00am






Inland Empire gas price falls to lowest level since February 21st
 The average price is 2 cents less than one week ago, 16.2 cents lower  than one month ago and 2.5 cents below what it was one year ago.
1 Sep 2014 at 6:38am






Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley
 
31 Aug 2014 at 4:20pm






Hiker rescued off trail near Idyllwild
Riverside County Fire Department/ CAL FIRE rescue a hiker  with a broken leg in a remote area near Idyllwild Sunday.
31 Aug 2014 at 3:36pm




Victorville Daily Press


Military equipment flows to local law enforcement
San Bernardino County law enforcement agencies have been the beneficiary of more than $5.8 million worth of surplus military equipment since 2006, including rifles, firearm silencers, bayonet knives and a mine-resistant vehicle, according to recently-released data that details such transfers by a...
30 Aug 2014 at 11:48am




Editor's Notebook: Cooperation needed to fight desert blight
A gentleman from Adelanto named Mike Rodriguez wrote a letter to the editor the other day in which he took the city to task for "streets  ... littered with shopping carts, furniture, trash, baby car seats, television sets and what have you."What Rodriguez described is blight, and we’ve got more t...
30 Aug 2014 at 11:44am



Abandoned boats becoming issue in desert
PHELAN — Abandoned boats in rural neighborhoods are starting to irk some residents and recreationists, who wonder why "Noah’s Ark" has landed in their neighborhood.Stephanie Kyer, a Phelan resident, said she is tired of seeing stripped vessels dropped off in roadways or placed in the roadside bru...
30 Aug 2014 at 10:26am



Downed power lines close Highway 395
RED MOUNTAIN — Highway 395 was closed for several hours Friday after a car hit a utility pole, leaving live power lines in the roadway. The crash did not cause any major injuries but forced a full closure of the road from about 9:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. One lane was then reopened, with alternating t...
29 Aug 2014 at 11:02am



Interstate 15 free of weekend work
Interstate 15 is expected to be free of road work for the Labor Day weekend, officials said."We’re trying to minimize impacts on traffic as much as possible," Caltrans spokesman Philip Havins said.He said transportation officials expect heavy traffic during the holiday weekend, and construction c...
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00am



Arrest made in apartment complex burglaries
VICTORVILLE — A Barstow man police linked to several burglaries at a Barstow apartment complex will face three criminal charges, including two felonies. Frankie Juanito Arellano pleaded not guilty to two counts of burglary and a misdemeanor theft charge in a Victorville courtroom Friday, court re...
29 Aug 2014 at 10:28am




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Military equipment flows to local law enforcement
San Bernardino County law enforcement agencies have been the beneficiary of more than $5.8 million worth of surplus military equipment since 2006, including rifles, firearm silencers, bayonet knives and a mine-resistant vehicle, according to recently-released data that details such transfers by a...
30 Aug 2014 at 11:48am




Editor's Notebook: Cooperation needed to fight desert blight
A gentleman from Adelanto named Mike Rodriguez wrote a letter to the editor the other day in which he took the city to task for "streets  ... littered with shopping carts, furniture, trash, baby car seats, television sets and what have you."What Rodriguez described is blight, and we’ve got more t...
30 Aug 2014 at 11:44am



Abandoned boats becoming issue in desert
PHELAN — Abandoned boats in rural neighborhoods are starting to irk some residents and recreationists, who wonder why "Noah’s Ark" has landed in their neighborhood.Stephanie Kyer, a Phelan resident, said she is tired of seeing stripped vessels dropped off in roadways or placed in the roadside bru...
30 Aug 2014 at 10:26am



Downed power lines close Highway 395
RED MOUNTAIN — Highway 395 was closed for several hours Friday after a car hit a utility pole, leaving live power lines in the roadway. The crash did not cause any major injuries but forced a full closure of the road from about 9:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. One lane was then reopened, with alternating t...
29 Aug 2014 at 11:02am



Interstate 15 free of weekend work
Interstate 15 is expected to be free of road work for the Labor Day weekend, officials said."We’re trying to minimize impacts on traffic as much as possible," Caltrans spokesman Philip Havins said.He said transportation officials expect heavy traffic during the holiday weekend, and construction c...
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00am



Arrest made in apartment complex burglaries
VICTORVILLE — A Barstow man police linked to several burglaries at a Barstow apartment complex will face three criminal charges, including two felonies. Frankie Juanito Arellano pleaded not guilty to two counts of burglary and a misdemeanor theft charge in a Victorville courtroom Friday, court re...
29 Aug 2014 at 10:28am



Locals eye business boost from travelers
BARSTOW — Local business owners are hopeful a busy summer trend will continue through Labor Day weekend. Ben Rosenberg, whose family owns Barstow Station, expects Labor Day weekend to be a busy one for the High Desert. "It would be my hope that every business in Barstow is seeing the same busy su...
29 Aug 2014 at 9:41am



Morning Jolt: Pilot of crashed F15 found dead
The Air Force confirmed that the pilot of the F-15C jet that crashed in Virginia was killed. The jet crashed in a remote location, and it took rescue teams awhile to get there. Despite reports that the pilot was able to eject from the plane, the Air Force said he was unable to do so and was kille...
28 Aug 2014 at 11:35pm



Ice bucket challenges come to Barstow
BARSTOW — The staff at Rimrock Villa Convalescent Hospital in Barstow participated in an ice bucket challenge on Thursday to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. According to Executive Direc...
28 Aug 2014 at 12:31pm



Barstow public school enrollment up
BARSTOW — Superintendent Jeff Malan said he firmly believes the Barstow Unified School District offers the best education option in the city. And Malan says he has the numbers to prove it.Malan reported to the board of trustees on Tuesday that enrollment is up in the district, for the first time ...
28 Aug 2014 at 12:25pm




Hi Desert Star




Bail set at $1 million in Home Depot stabbing case
JOSHUA TREE ? The suspect in the stabbing death of a 77-year-old man was ordered held on $1 million bail in his first court appearance on a murder charge Thursday, Aug. 28.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:22pm




Movie night helps support historic center
Upon her death in 2005, Vernette Landers donated her Landers home to the Morongo Basin Historical Society. The property includes the community?s first post office building, which was moved to Vernette
29 Aug 2014 at 5:41pm




Man killed in possible RV carjacking attempt
YUCCA VALLEY ? A 77-year-old man was stabbed to death in an RV parked at the Home Depot about 3:59 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. Investigators arrested a suspect about six hours later.
27 Aug 2014 at 11:08am




Friends at vigil tell stories of a quiet girl with a sense of humor
TWENTYNINE PALMS ? Family, friends and neighbors of Erin Corwin gathered for a candlelight vigil Monday, Aug. 24, at Luckie Park to remember the woman who had been part of their lives.
26 Aug 2014 at 9:44pm




Back to school for students at YVHS
YUCCA VALLEY ? Monday marked the day that seniors would step on the campus of Yucca Valley High School for their first day, for the last time in their high school career.
26 Aug 2014 at 9:45pm




Christopher Lee pleads not guilty to Erin Corwin's murder
JOSHUA TREE ? Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, pleaded not guilty to the murder of 19-year-old Erin Corwin at his arraignment Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 26, in Joshua Tree.
26 Aug 2014 at 3:05pm




Fire burns home in Joshua Tree
JOSHUA TREE ? A fire caused about $30,000 in damage to a house under renovation in the 61000 block of Alta Vista Drive Friday night, Aug. 22.
25 Aug 2014 at 2:11pm




Senior safety expo ripe with information
MORONGO VALLEY ? The inaugural Senior Safety and Information Expo for Morongo Valley was held Thursday morning at the Covington Park multipurpose room.
22 Aug 2014 at 8:17pm




Pot farms raided
MORONGO BASIN ? Investigators seized thousands of pounds of marijuana plants and arrested 10 people in a bust Wednesday in Joshua Tree and Landers.
22 Aug 2014 at 7:48pm




Dust storm sweeps through desert
MORONGO VALLEY ? It was a real haboob Thursday afternoon, as a wind-driven cloud of sand barreled into Morongo Valley.
22 Aug 2014 at 7:45pm



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