The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday committed to an annual timetable for habitat restoration and dust suppression projects aimed at rehabilitating the Salton Sea over the course of the next decade. The agreement sets milestones for completing projects within the $383 million Salton Sea Management Plan, which calls for construction of 29,800 acres […]
INDIO – A free public wifi hotspot will be unveiled today for local farmworkers and their families living at an Indio housing complex, providing the residents with internet connectivity, as well as a renovated computer lab. The wifi hotspot, one of six installed throughout the Coachella Valley by Frontier Communications, will be unveiled Tuesday morning […]
PALM SPRINGS – A pedestrian safety ad campaign in the Coachella Valley will be expanded to the greater Inland Empire to combat a growing trend of pedestrian fatalities and injury crashes, with officials planning to showcase some of the ads at Palm Springs City Hall today. The “Look Both Ways” campaign began last month with […]
INDIO – A man who set 25 structures and vehicles ablaze throughout the Coachella Valley over the course of 14 months is scheduled to be sentenced today for numerous counts of arson. Luis Josue Perales, 23, pleaded guilty last month to setting 25 separate fires between Jan. 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016, including setting […]
A bear was found hiding behind a Ford dealership in Indio, before being tranquilized by rangers, Sunday, May 14.
A man was sentenced for starting a fire at a Coachella Valley mosque, receives six years in prison for hate crime. MORE.
President Barack Obama continues his trip through Southern California–check road closures. MORE.
County reps, civic leaders urge action to reinstate funding for road projects – including French Valley Interchange
INDIO – Riverside County supervisors, labor leaders and civic activists today urged state lawmakers to patch a funding gap exceeding three quarters of a billion dollars that, if unaddressed, may leave the county and other jurisdictions unable to proceed with major transportation projects, including the French Valley Interchange. “You don’t always see business and labor agree, but we […]
Health officials are working to notify people who may have been infected with tuberculosis after two unrelated cases were reported in different locations in Riverside County. MORE.
Desert Hot Springs resident Carl James Dial is expected to be arraigned today for fire bombing a mosque in Coachella Valley. MORE.