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Bianca Ventura

Bianca Ventura joined KESQ News Channel 3 as a reporter in February 2022.

Union representing Food4Less employees holding rally in efforts to renegotiate contract

Southern California Food4Less workers are ready to strike if negotiations with their parent company, Kroger aren’t successful. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union held a rally Friday in Moreno Valley. Union members did authorize a strike should negotiations next week fail to reach an agreement. Seven regional United Food and Commercial Workers Unions representing Food4Less workers

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Sheriff Chad Bianco reacts to Newsom’s doubling of National Guard at border entries to combat drugs

Governor Newsom is doubling the number of California National Guard personnel across the state and at border entries in an effort to keep fentanyl and other drugs out of California. News Channel 3 has exclusive reaction from frequent Gov. Newsom critic, Sheriff Chad Bianco who says this latest move to combat fentanyl is politically motivated and a plan

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‘I Am Hope Survivors Reset Retreat’ offers support to Coachella Valley cancer survivors

Non-profit organization, Shay’s Warriors Life After Cancer is hosting their annual ‘I Am Hope Survivors Reset Retreat.’ It’s a four-day, three-night experience that’s hosted during National Cancer Survivors Month, and it’s intended to help survivors navigate life after cancer. The retreat will be held from June 6 to 9, 2024. According to the American Association

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American Idol winner Abi Carter drops puck, sings national anthem at CV Firebirds playoff game

American Idol winner and Indio native Abi Carter sang the Star-Spangled Banner and dropped the ceremonial puck before the Coachella Valley Firebirds’ huge Western Conference Finals game against the Milwaukee Admirals Friday night in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Acrisre Arena.Watch the ceremony below: The Firebirds won 3-1 to take a two-game lead in the

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Vigil held for beloved Marine, flag football coach killed in unprovoked shooting at Twentynine Palms park

We now know the identity of the person who was killed in an unprovoked shooting at a Twentynine Palms park earlier this week.  Officials with Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station have identified the victim as 35-year-old, Robert James McDonald, a Marine Gunnery Sergeant and beloved flag football coach. “I can’t shake his hand. I can’t say

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Indio’s Abi Carter wins American Idol, draws massive support at Jackalope Ranch viewing party

Updated Post: Congratulations to Indio-native Abi Carter who wins American Idol 2024! View this post on Instagram A post shared by American Idol (@americanidol) Original Post: Indio’s very own, Abi Carter is a star on the rise. Her impressive vocals winning over America, and garnering support throughout her hometown. On Sunday evening, fans throughout the

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Palm Desert charities raise awareness to combat the dangers of fentanyl and human trafficking

Multiple organizations throughout the valley gathered at the Hope Center in Palm Desert on Saturday evening. The event raised awareness about the dangers of fentanyl and human trafficking. Our crews spoke to two mothers who are working to protect Coachella Valley’s youth from these harms. Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar generating industry and anti-trafficking

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