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Rep. Ken Calvert tours damage from tropical storm, meets with local officials for solutions to Indian Canyon closure

Valley Congressman Ken Calvert toured some of the damage from Tropical Storm Hilary on Thursday. He also met with several elected officials in Palm Springs, where they hope to build a permanent fix at N Indian Canyon, which remains shut down due to the damage from the storm. Calvert says there first needs to be

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Family of fallen Marine Corp. Hunter Lopez seeks accountability on his death during Kabul evacuations

The family of Coachella Valley-native, Marine Corporal Hunter Lopez wants accountability surrounding his death. They gathered this week for a Congressional forum with other Gold Star families of the 13 service members who were killed in the 2021 attack at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. (top row left to right) Maxton Soviak, Kareem Nikoui, David

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News Channel 3 goes in-depth: PSUSD Interim Superintendent Dr. Tony Signoret

PSUSD Interim Superintendent, Dr. Tony Signoret, discussed with Peter Daut the upcoming school year, and changes everyone in the district can expect. “We’re going to put a big emphasis on attendance,” Dr. Signoret said. “We really want to increase attendance district-wide.” Daut asked him: “Attendance has dropped in the wake of covid?” Signoret replied, “It

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Palm Springs leaders travel to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to celebrate the sister-city signing agreement

A Palm Springs delegation is in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to celebrate the second official signing of the sister-city agreement. The non-profit “Palm Springs Sister City Committee” privately raised all funds for the four-day trip which aims to strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperation between the two cities. Check Out Our Initial Reports

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DAP Health successfully acquires Borrego Health, hopes to expand local healthcare services

DAP Health, a long-time healthcare service of the desert, has officially integrated with Borrego Health with approval from Bankruptcy Court and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The two organizations will now operate as one; with approximately 850 employees serving upwards of 100,000 patients of all ages, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds. With the acquisition

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Coachella Mayor discusses clean drinking water program, debate over license plate readers in the city

There are some noteworthy things happening in the city of Coachella. On Tuesday, Coachella obtained a $500,000 state grant to help develop a stannous chloride pilot program for the city’s drinking water. This comes as the State Water Resources Control Board is expected to issue a new chromium-6 drinking water standard later this year. Chromium-6

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College of the Desert’s new interim superintendent/president discusses her goals for the school

We’re hearing for the first time from College of the Desert’s new interim superintendent and president. Dr. Laura Hope most recently served as an associate superintendent at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. She replaces Dr. Martha Garcia who left COD to be president of Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.  Hope’s contract runs through June

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Riverside County hosting forum for feedback on upcoming behavioral health plan

Riverside University Health System-Behavioral Health is inviting community members to their upcoming public forum and hearing in Rancho Mirage that will discuss their Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Three-Year Plan. MHSA is major funding source for local mental health services within Riverside County. Thus by attending these public forums and hearings community members can have

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