Tom Coulter, The Desert Sun

Tom Coulter

The Desert Sun

Palm Springs, CA, United States

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  • The Desert Sun
Past:
  • Ventura County Star
  • Salinas Californian
  • Recordnet
  • Wyo Tribune Eagle

Recent articles by Tom:

Local gun store owner Storm Jenkins launches bid for Congress against Rep. Raul Ruiz

"I’m not running in San Francisco any more,” the former cop said in announcing his bid for Congress. “Republicans can win here, and many have.” → Read More

Flair Airlines announces nonstop flight from Palm Springs to Toronto starting Dec. 15

The new route between Palm Springs and Toronto will be offered twice a week, starting Dec. 15. → Read More

Police unable to locate man reported with gun at Pete’s Hideaway in downtown Palm Springs

Police said the report involved a man carrying a firearm. → Read More

California recall: Newsom's victory a result of COVID-19 messaging, shrinking GOP base

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a lack of viable replacement candidates and a shrinking GOP base all played in Newsom's favor in the recall election. → Read More

Live updates: California recall election results

Polls for the 2021 recall election of California Gov. Gavin Newsom close at 8 p.m. Tuesday. First results are expected soon after. → Read More

Live updates: California recall results in Riverside County

Polls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday. First Riverside County results are expected soon after. → Read More

California recall updates: Polls suggest Gov. Newsom will survive; what to watch for as results come in

California voters decide whether to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. Follow our live updates throughout election day. → Read More

California recall: More than a third of ballots statewide have been returned ahead of Election Day

The statewide numbers, as well as several recent polls, have offered encouraging signs to Newsom's team ahead of Election Day. → Read More

California recall: State would have a new governor by Halloween if Newsom is removed

California would have a new governor by Halloween if a majority of voters decides to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. → Read More

California recall: About a quarter of voters have returned their ballots

25.8% of the roughly 1.3 million ballots sent to registered Riverside County voters had been returned as of Monday, according to state figures. → Read More

California recall: Latest polls offer good signs for Newsom with Election Day approaching

39% of likely voters say they would vote to remove Newsom, while 58% were opposed to the recall, according to a poll released Wednesday. → Read More

Newsom recall: 17% of California voters have already returned ballots

More than 3.8 million people, or 17.2% of the state’s 22.3 million registered voters, had returned their ballots as of Sunday, according to the California Secretary of State’s office. → Read More

Portion of Interstate 10 closed in Banning due to fuel spill Tuesday morning

The closure early Tuesday was due to an overturned tanker that spilled roughly 9,000 gallons of fuel. → Read More

California recall: Deadline to receive mail-in ballot is today; same-day registration available on Election Day

Today is the last day for Californians to register to vote and receive a mail-in ballot ahead of the Sept. 14 election. → Read More

Flash flood watch issued for Tuesday for Coachella Valley, Victorville, Hesperia, Big Bear

The flash flood watch will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday for the Coachella Valley and several parts of neighboring counties. → Read More

Firefighters respond to blaze near Cajon Pass; portion of Interstate 15 closed Sunday

The blaze, referred to as the Railroad Fire, had covered 20 acres and was uncontained as of 2 p.m. → Read More

California recall: Can I write in Newsom as replacement candidate? Here's what state says

Some of the governor's supporters have discussed writing in Newsom as his own replacement, but that strategy is prohibited under state election law. → Read More

California recall: Can I write in Newsom as replacement candidate? Here's what state says

Some of the governor's supporters have discussed writing in Newsom as his own replacement, but that strategy is prohibited under state election law. → Read More

Coachella Valley to see below average temperatures going into the weekend before heat returns

Palm Springs will likely see cooler temperatures than usual heading into the weekend, though the weather is expected to heat up by early next week. → Read More

California voters can check the status of their recall ballot with online tracker tool

The online ballot tracker, available at wheresmyballot.sos.ca.gov, simply requires a person’s name, date of birth and residential zip code. → Read More