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Month: November 2019

“Adopt-A-Marine” gives over 400 Twentynine Palms Marines the chance to enjoy Thanksgiving day

Over 400 Marines stationed at the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center got the opportunity to connect with more than 175 Coachella Valley families for a day of Thanksgiving celebrations as part of “Adopt-a-Marine.” The Marines traveled from Twentynine Palms via a chartered bus, and when arrived at the valley, they were greeted

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Authorities bust cockfighting operation in Thermal on Thanksgiving morning

Riverside County Animal Services officers put a stop to a cockfighting operation on Thanksgiving morning in Thermal. According to John Welsh, public information specialist for RCAS, at 7:40 a.m., the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department alerted animal services to an illegal cockfighting operation “set up deep inside some lemon orchards near avenue 77 and Polk Street.”

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Palm Desert power outage

Outage reported in Palm Desert

UPDATE: By 2:45 p.m., power restored for all but 95 customers in Palm Desert. *** Parts of Palm Desert were without power this Thanksgiving Day afternoon. More than 7,000 people were without power near Portola Avenue, just south of Highway 111, according to Southern California Edison’s outage map. Traffic lights were out at the intersection

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CVRM feeding thousands for Thanksgiving

The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission is serving more than 15,000 meals over the course of Thanksgiving week. “The pancakes, the eggs, the breakfast that they’re giving us…we’re very thankful and grateful,” said Collins McGriggs. Volunteers showed up as early as 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving to start prepping breakfast and dinner. Breakfast at the mission will

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