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Marian Bouchot

Marian Bouchot is the weekend morning anchor and a reporter for KESQ News Channel 3. Learn more about Marian here.

Staff from Cathedral City meeting with residents impacted by Hilary

The City of Cathedral City staff have been meeting with residents who Tropical Storm Hilary impacted at the Local Assistance Center. The center has been running since Wednesday at the Cathedral City Library. The Riverside County Emergency Management Department, in coordination with local, state, and federal agencies and other organizations, opened an assistance center for

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September’s Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Hanson House Foundation

Nonprofit Hanson House Foundation is on a mission to provide friends and families visiting valley residents in treatment for trauma, cancer, or critical care with affordable housing. The nonprofit aims to provide comfortable and affordable accommodations staffed by volunteers. Guests can access two kitchens, a donation-stocked pantry, a large dining room, and laundry facilities to minimize the financial impact on

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“It’s a trend that we see happening statewide:” Police take action after attempted robbery

Some local business owners are on high alert after an attempted smash-and-grab armed robbery in downtown Palm Springs Tuesday. The suspects are still at large.  Organized retail theft like smash and grabs and flash mob robberies have sadly become much more common. This is not the first smash-and-grab attempt in the Coachella Valley within the past

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State offers $25 million grant for medium and heavy-duty electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The state is funding $25 million in incentives for zero-emissions commercial vehicles. California Energy Commission (CEC) and CALSTART are behind the incentive program called the Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles or EnergIIZE. CALSTART is a nonprofit that focuses on overcoming barriers to adopting clean vehicles and modernizing the transportation industry. EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles

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Save on your energy bill: You may qualify for free energy-saving services and equipment

The summer temperatures may rise, but maybe your energy bills don’t have to follow. Southern California Edison and Imperial Irrigation District offer free energy-saving upgrades for customers to improve their AC. With the consistent triple digits, many AC units across the valley are working overtime. With energy bills increasing for many customers. SCE customer Christoper Blanchard’s latest energy

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City of Indio works to revitalize downtown by offering incentives to businesses

Downtown Indio may soon become the valley’s newest cultural hub. The City is incentivizing local businesses to open in the downtown area.  Related: ‘Renaissance of Downtown Indio’ Plans for revitalization underway Some known local favorites like Desert Beer Co. and Gabinos Creperie will open up a location in downtown Indio, along with some new businesses like the music venue Little

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August’s Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Caravanserai Project

August’s Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient is local nonprofit Caravanserai Project. Caravanserai Project is a hybrid social impact venture striving to identify, mobilize and energize mission-driven leaders. The group supports entrepreneurial journeys of building sustainable and relevant ventures, for-profit and nonprofit alike. Its work focuses on the development and implementation of accountability systems,supplying specialized skills and

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