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Angela Chen

Angela comes to the Coachella Valley as KESQ’s morning anchor after teaching graduate school classes at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication. Learn more about Angela here.

Courting Injustice: Why are so many local court cases being dismissed?

Since October, more than 1,700 court cases have been dismissed in Riverside County. These dismissals include cases involving child sexual assault, attempted murder, DUIs, and domestic violence. This is due to a backlog caused by the pandemic. Riverside Superior Court officials cited a lack of available judicial resources and courtroom space as they reinstated defendants’

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Rancho Mirage Writers Festival transforms local library into literary powerhouse

A breathtaking lineup of literary and political bellwethers spoke at day one of the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival on Wednesday, with topics ranging from food to history to literature. After a years-long pandemic break, the ninth iteration of the festival is welcoming back attendees with the theme “Brave New World: The Future is Now.” Organizers said the festival

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