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Past articles by Jenny:

Thousand Palms man and woman arrested for alleged Coachella burglary, assault

Police have arrested a man and a woman allegedly involved in a burglary and assault with a firearm that occurred in Coachella in July. → Read More

Second suspect arrested in Palm Desert burglary

Officials arrested a second suspect on Wednesday who was allegedly involved in a commercial burglary in Palm Desert earlier this week. → Read More

Rancho Mirage police arrest Desert Hot Springs masseur accused of touching a client inappropriately

Rancho Mirage police arrested a Desert Hot Springs man on suspicion of sexual battery Wednesday. → Read More

Police search for evidence in Cactus City linked to suspected death of San Diego woman

Police on Wednesday morning searched for evidence in Cactus City connected to the disappearance of an army veteran who was reported missing in September. → Read More

Coachella Valley police investigating shootings in Indio and Cathedral City, at least 1 critically injured

Police in Indio and Cathedral City investigating shootings -- at least 1 critically wounded. → Read More

Riverside County recommends precautions for Coachella Valley Unified schools, residents after Mecca fire

Riverside County recommends precautions for Coachella Valley Unified schools, residents after Mecca fire → Read More

Four Twentynine Palms juveniles arrested after John Deere Gator vehicle stolen from city

Four male juveniles from Twentynine Palms were arrested Tuesday on burglary and grand theft auto charges for stealing a John Deere Gator vehicle, police said. → Read More

Vegetation fire continues in Mecca, 238 residents without power

Riverside County firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire in Mecca that broke out Thursday morning. → Read More

DUI crash in Palm Desert destroys fire hydrant, causes flooding then a sink hole

A Palm Desert man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunk driving after crashing into a fire hydrant, which caused a sink hole to form. → Read More

College of the Desert opening temporary campus with eye toward demolishing Palm Springs mall

A temporary campus on Baristo Road will host classes starting in January → Read More

Palm Springs teachers want a union contract that reduces class sizes

As Palm Springs Unified School District begins its contract negotiation process, cutting class sizes is an important issue. → Read More

Palm Springs Unified works with tribe to start Native American studies program next year

PSUSD will be forming a Native American studies curriculum for the next school year with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. → Read More

Desert Sands Unified leads the valley in scores on rigorous state tests

Desert Sands Unified School District students scored the highest in statewide tests in the valley. → Read More

People gather to honor the dead, celebrate culture of Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muerto gathered mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, a student art contest, a craft area, booths, food and families together on Saturday. → Read More

New CVUSD board member, Neftali Galarza, appointed after Frank Becerra pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charge

Neftali Galarza, 23, will replace Frank Becerra, who pleaded guilty in September and was forced to step down from the board. → Read More

For the first time, Coachella Valley educator is on the state's school board

Wendy Jonathan, a former teacher and board member, is now also Region 18 Director of the California School Boards Association. → Read More

Former Beaumont official pleads guilty in corruption case, ordered to pay back $3 million

Beaumont's former director of public works pleads guilty, must pay $3 million back to the city in corruption case → Read More

Motorcyclists ride in honor of slain Palm Springs officers

Over 250 bikers rode down to police stations to honor two officers who were killed in the line of duty last year. → Read More

Desert Hot Springs teacher named California Teacher of the Year

A Palm Springs Unified School District teacher has been named one of five California Teachers of the Year → Read More

Morongo Valley school on lockdown hours after Facebook user says he'll 'kill many innocent civilians'

Morongo Valley Elementary School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to an ISIS threat made on social media. → Read More