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What will, and won't be coming to downtown Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Cosmetics and fragrance chain Sephora is expected to open another Coachella Valley location, KESQ reports exclusively. A mural proposed for the building is expected to be reviewed by the Palm Springs Public Arts Commission this week. Sephora already operates a store within the

KESQ - 2018-12-11 00:37:00

Palm Springs to adopt final district map tonight

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - The Palm Springs City Council is expected to adopt a voting district boundary map today, the culmination of the city's yearlong transition from at-large to district-based elections.

KESQ - 2018-12-10 17:53:00

Pair arrested in Cathedral City for package theft

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif- - A man and a woman are in police custody after an off-duty police officer spotted the couple who stole a package from a home on the 32500 block of Shifting Sands Trail at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

KESQ - 2018-12-12 02:12:00

10 ways to celebrate New Year's Eve on any budget in the Palm Springs area

While I've never seen the ball drop in Times Square, I have had some pretty epic New Year's Eve celebrations. Growing up, my best friend and I made a pact to stay up until the first sunrise of the next year. I've summoned the holiday after bouldering in Joshua Tree, on the top of the highest point i

DESERT SUN - 2018-12-12 00:40:00

Man killed in house fire near Desert Hot Springs identified

The Riverside County Coroner's Bureau has released the identity of a man killed in an early Sunday morning fire near Desert Hot Springs. The fire was reported at 4:22 a.m. on the 17000 block of Angel View Drive in the area of Desert Edge.

KESQ - 2018-12-11 17:46:00

Ceremony honoring fallen officers in Palm Springs tonight

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - The Coachella Valley Blue Light ceremony, which pays tribute to Riverside County law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is set for this evening at the Palm Springs Convention Center, the first of three upcoming county events honoring fallen police

KESQ - 2018-12-10 16:52:00

Blood drive to be held at Palm Springs Air Museum

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A local blood bank is partnering with the Palm Springs Air Museum to help raise money to restore a World War II-era seaplane, it was announced today. Lifestream Blood Bank will host a blood drive next weekend to raise money for the restoration of the PBY-5A Catalina, which wa

KESQ - 2018-12-10 20:59:00

Homeless encampment fire extinguished behind Rancho Mirage Home Depot

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.- - Fire crews have extinguished a fire sparked at a homeless encampment behind the Home Depot located at 34249 Monterey Ave in Rancho Mirage. The fire was reported at 11:18 a.m.

KESQ - 2018-12-11 20:09:00

Ryan Coogler to be honored at Palm Springs International Film Festival

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - ``Black Panther'' director Ryan Coogler will receive the ``Creative Impact in Directing Award'' during the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival's ``10 Directors to Watch'' brunch on Jan. 4, it was announced today.

KESQ - 2018-12-11 01:29:00

Riverside County holds community forum on local ICE access

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A community forum on local ICE access scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in Riverside Board Chambers. Riverside County says they moved the community forum about access to individuals by federal law-enforcement from Tuesday's morning Board of Supervisors' agenda to 1:30pm, to inconve

KESQ - 2018-12-11 19:23:00

Patricio Manuel: First transgender pro boxer in US wins on debut

Patricio Manuel became the first transgender boxer to fight professionally in the US when he beat Hugo Aguilar at super-featherweight. The American, 33, won a unanimous points decision at the end of the four-round contest in Indio, California.

BBC - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

A pivotal season for the wonderfully weird Robolights spectacle in Palm Springs

We’re a little concerned about the future of wonderfully weird Robolights. Officially, the city of Palm Springs has reached a settlement with artist Kenny Irwin Jr. that will have him relocate the massive, bizarre electric-light-and-recycled-items display from the tony neighborhood estate that house

DESERT SUN - 2018-12-08 16:00:00

Animal hospital employees outraged after abrupt firings

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif.- - Former employees at the Animal Hospital of Desert Hot Springs are up in arms after they were abruptly fire and told that the facility would be closing.

KESQ - 2018-12-11 00:50:00

One person killed in Desert Hot Springs house fire

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif.- - One person is dead following a Sunday house fire in Desert Hot Springs. The fire was reported at 4:22 a.m. on the 17000 block of Angel View in Desert Hot Springs. Upon arrival, the first engine company reported seeing a single-story, single family residence with the roo

KESQ - 2018-12-10 19:45:00

Riverside County’s cooling housing market: 10 trends to know

Riverside County’s housing market is cooling with sales down and supply up. Here are 10 key facts to know from CoreLogic’s report on closed sales of all residences for October, along with ReportsOnHousing’s tally of existing home listings as of Nov. 29 and how those tallies compared to year-ago peri

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-10 15:59:59

Scammers offer "car repairs" to rip off Palm Desert woman

PALM DESERT, Calif. - Elaine Cottrell talked about the two scammers who said they would repair scratches on her bumpers and clean her headlights. "I thought to myself, these are kids looking for a job, working for their money, and not doing something wrong," said Cottrell.

KESQ - 2018-12-11 01:21:00

Funeral held for 'Baby Jane Doe' found near highway in Riverside County

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found dead in July along a Southern California highway. Authorities in Riverside County continue to investigate the death of the baby whose identity remains a mystery.

NEWS 8 KFMB - 2018-12-09 21:04:00

Expat's view from Paris: E-scooters aren't the thing for Palm Springs

I was born and raised in Palm Springs, but have been in France for 40 years as a tour guide. The e-scooters are the same ones we have in Paris. They are often on sidewalks and cause many accidents, especially for elderly people. I am super against them in downtown Palm Springs; send them out to Palm

DESERT SUN - 2018-12-09 15:45:00

Next time flooding, crashes shut down Indian Canyon Drive, you can use these roads instead

Anyone using Indian Canyon Drive to get in and out of Palm Springs couldn't really do that on three occasions in the last two weeks, and that likely caused some headaches. The road closures were luckily abnormal and shouldn't happen on a regular basis, but let's still go over some alternate routes j

DESERT SUN - 2018-12-10 00:53:00

Could a World Naked Bike Ride could roll into Cathedral City in 2020? This councilman hopes so.

An armada of cyclists — some nude, others partially clothed — could pedal down Cathedral City streets in spring 2020. Mayor Pro Tem Greg Pettis, who supports bringing the event to the Coachella Valley, said naked bike riders could promote bicycle safety and provide an economic boon.

DESERT SUN - 2018-12-09 01:15:00