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Bianca Ventura

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

Nurses’ Union reacts to Desert Regional Medical Center kitchen shut down due to pest concerns

Officials from Desert Regional Medical Center say they’ve closed one of two kitchens at the hospital because of evidence of pests.  This comes just days after the California Nurses Association launched a billboard campaign in Palm Springs complaining about health and safety concerns at the hospital which is operated by Tenet Healthcare.  News Channel 3

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Palm Springs opens the Monarch Apartments, the city’s new affordable housing community

Palm Springs’ first affordable housing community in 14 years is now open. City and county leaders gathered Thursday at the Monarch Apartments for an opening ceremony. News Channel 3’s Bianca Ventura spoke with some residents who are now occupying the apartments. They’re thrilled to be at a complex that’s just minutes from the downtown strip

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Person bypasses TSA security screening at Palm Springs airport, all passengers forced to exit secure terminal

One person was apprehended after managing to bypass TSA security screening at the Palm Springs International Airport Thursday evening. Airport officials said the incident happened at around 5:50 p.m. A spokesperson with the TSA told News Channel 3 that a ticketed passenger walked through a body scanner that was not staffed by a TSA officer.

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Modernism Week gears up to host thousands of attendees with Opening Night Party

Thousands of architecture enthusiasts from throughout the country and around the globe are visiting the Coachella Valley for this year’s Modernism Week. The eleven day event kicked off Thursday night with their ‘Opening Night Fever Dance Party.’ This year’s opening night celebration marked one of the largest in Modernism Week history with over 600 attendees.

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Riverside County voters express concerns over ‘poor ballot design’ ahead of March primary

There are some concerns about ballots in Riverside County, some viewers have contacted our newsroom saying they’re difficult to read and consider them a “poor ballot design” ahead of the March primary.  One of the biggest concerns of the ballots pertains to the fill-in bubble where voters would mark their choice. Many people say the border of

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The Gardens on El Paseo and Agua Caliente Casinos host 26th Annual Charitable Concert Series

The Gardens on El Paseo and the Agua Caliente Casinos are bringing live music to the popular shopping center. Weeks worth of entertainment is scheduled everyday Saturday night until March 9 starting at 4:30 p.m. at the garden’s center lawn. The charitable concert series is featuring special tribute bands covering fan favorites like the Rolling Stones, Tina

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