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Director of Frost/Nixon interview identified as man killed in Palm Desert crash  KESQ

The Riverside County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man killed in a crash in front of Palm Desert High School Friday just before noon.

West Coast Cannabis Club to open 28,500-square-foot retail, weed manufacturing site in Palm Desert  The Desert Sun

The former KESQ building in Palm Desert is moving forward as the future site of a new West Coast Cannabis Club location, following the planning commission's ...

A ‘shining star’: Will Emmett, a 2016 Palm Desert graduate and football player, dies at 20  The Desert Sun

Will Emmett missed the early part of Palm Desert High School's 2015 football season with a swollen left knee. Coaches knew the injury was serious.

PDHS teacher placed on administrative leave for inappropriate behavior  KESQ

A Palm Desert High School teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of inappropriate behavior by students.

Six PDHS football players infected with Ringworm  KESQ

Athletic areas at Palm Desert High School are being cleaned after school officials learned six football players were with ringworm.

Dan Armstrong's return to La Quinta, Fitzgerald's arm and a Pac-12 recruit in Week 8 spotlight  The Desert Sun

Long-time Blackhawks coach Dan Armstrong returns to La Quinta as a member of the opposing coaching staff this week.

Palm Desert stakes its claim as the best in the valley in 42-0 blowout win  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert High School came into Thursday's game against Yucca Valley High looking for Friday morning donuts. The Aztecs got that, and much more in a win ...

Missing Palm Desert teen found  KESQ

Andrei Garcia was last seen around 11 a.m. Saturday at Canberra Apartments, 74401 Hovley Lane East, in Palm Desert.

Seven signees for Palm Desert ready to make the leap to college, sign their letters of intent  The Desert Sun

Seven Palm Desert athletes sign their college letters of intent in soccer, tennis, golf, wrestling, softball and baseball.

Three Coachella Valley high schools named among state's best  KESQ

COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif.- - Three Coachella Valley high schools have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools for 2018 list.

Desert Sands Unified School District releases graduation schedule  KESQ

Graduation season has arrived and Desert Sands Unified School District has released its graduation dates.

Five desert volleyball teams make playoffs: But how far will they go?  The Desert Sun

The CIF-SS released its volleyball playoff pairings on Saturday, and is the official start of the new season. Five desert teams saw their name pop up. And while ...

Five local students offered full ride scholarships to CSUSB Palm Desert  KESQ

Five Coachella Valley high school graduates were chosen for full-ride scholarships to Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus, the school announced ...

Palm Desert, Xavier College Prep advance in CIF Playoffs  KESQ

A total of eight local high school football teams played tonight in the CIF Playoffs. Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, Xavier Prep and La Quinta from the valley floor.

Who wins new desert football leagues and how do area teams stand at QB are key 2018 queries  The Desert Sun

Who is the favorite in the new desert leagues? How many yards will Manny Ridge gain? Which QBs will step up? All valid questions for 2018 season.

Picked by the pros: Four desert baseball stars chosen in MLB draft Wednesday  The Desert Sun

La Quinta grad Clay Fisher, Shadow Hills' Sean Roby and Palm Desert's Travis Moniot and Johnny Cuevas all drafted by MLB teams Wednesday.

Palm Desert High School presented with $10000 from local Best Buy store  KESQ

Palm Desert High School were presented with a $10000 check from the local Best Buy store.

Palm Desert HS decathlon team finishes 2nd in the nation  KESQ

The academic decathlon team for Palm Desert High School known as World Quest National finished 2nd at the national tournament in Washington D.C. The ...

Palm Desert High School Teacher Testifies at Trial Over Colleagues Murder

PDHS Teacher Testifies In High Profile Case - Palm Desert, CA - Testimony in the trial of Palm Desert High School teacher Jill Grant's death is expected to wrap ...

Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest Competition

Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest - Palm Desert, CA - Valley high school students recently battled for scholarships in 13th annual Charles ...

Desert Town Hall Awards Thousands In Scholarships To Local Youth

Desert Town Hall Awards Thousands In Scholarships - Palm Desert, CA - Scholarships between $500 and $1K were awarded this year.

Coachella Valley high school students walk out of class to protest gun violence  The Desert Sun

Amid a call to action in the wake of Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, students across the Coachella Valley walked out of class ...

Xavier Prep offering counseling after students injured in crash  KESQ

Schools leaders are offering counseling and resources after three Xavier College Preparatory High School students were injured in a rollover crash this ...

Local students take part in Great Shakeout at Sunnylands  KESQ

People all over the valley took part in the nation's largest earthquake drill as the Great California Shakeout took place, which included local students who ...

'I went from a normal world to an evacuation': 2 firefighters hurt as Cranston Fire continues to grow  The Desert Sun

The Cranston wildfire continues burning southwest of Idyllwild as evacuations remain mandatory for most nearby communities.

Evacuation warning lifted for Ribbon Fire  KESQ

Cal Fire issues an evacuation warning for the Alpine Village, Pinyon Crest, Pinyon Pines and Pinyon Flatts campground due to the Ribbon Fire.

They've got you covered -- Aztecs' dynamic defensive back duo a nightmare for opponents  The Desert Sun

They are No. 1 and No. 2 in your program and they are also No. 1 and No. 2 on the headache-list if you are an offensive coach trying to game plan against Palm ...

Man goes on trial in murder of popular Palm Desert High School math teacher  KESQ

A convicted felon accused of killing his 41-year-old girlfriend and dumping the body at an Indio golf course goes on trial for murder Thursday.

Palm Desert HS golfer set to play with professionals on PGA stop in Pebble Beach  KESQ

Palm Desert High School golfer Caroline Wales was selected by The First Tee to represent the Coachella Valley in Septembers' Pure Insurance Championship ...

Valley home buyers are competing for a dwindling supply of houses under $300,000. Here’s why.  The Desert Sun

Ossil Macavinta sells houses. He also teaches personal finance. And if you ask him why the Coachella Valley seems to have a shrinking supply of single-family ...

A new indoor sports arena in the desert? Here are 10 ways it could be put to use  The Desert Sun

By now you've probably heard about the proposed $300 million sports and wellness complex that is planned for the desert, which includes a 12,000-seat ...

Copper thefts force Shadow Hills High School's baseball team to reschedule games  KESQ

Baseball players were left fighting for sunlight after copper was stolen from the Shadow Hills High School stadium lights last Wednesday.

Impressive performance for PDHS Sophomore Wales at Pebble Beach  KESQ

Caroline Wales was selected by the First Tee to compete with a PGA player this week in the Pure Insurance Championship in Pebble Beach.

DSUSD highlights work of bus drivers in new PSA  KESQ

With school now coming back into session it means you'll be seeing more school bus drivers out the roadways transporting students, but who are these drivers ...

'It hurts' as Palm Desert falls short to Cypress in tightly contested quarterfinal  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert ends fantastic season that included DVL title and recapturing the Victory Flag with road loss in Anaheim.

School district says rumors of violence at P.D.H.S. are unfounded  KESQ

Officials with the Desert Sands Unified School District have released information to end rumors of violence that have been circulating around Palm Desert High ...

High School Football Preview: Palm Desert Aztecs  KESQ

The 2016 season was a struggle for the Palm Desert Aztecs. They suffered a thumping from rival La Quinta in Week 8, pushing them to 1-7 overall. But they ...

Local law enforcement play in charitable dodge ball tournament in honor of fallen IPD Officer  KESQ

Local law enforcement agencies participated in a dodge ball tournament Friday, in honor of fallen Indio Police Officer, Isabel "Izzy" Velasquez, 26, who passed ...

In Perezchica family, dad and daughter share diamond dreams  The Desert Sun

Tony Perezchica is the third-base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks, his daughter Jasmine is a star on the DVL champ Palm Desert softball team.

Coachella Valley students shadow Riverside County employees  KESQ

Nearly 100 Coachella Valley high school students shadowed County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez and other county employees today during the 15th annual ...

What pressure? 18-year-old Charlie Reiter fires 4-under 68 in his PGA Tour debut  The Desert Sun

Charlie Reiter, the 18-year-old Palm Desert High School senior, shakes off nerves to fire fine 68 in PGA Tour debut at CareerBuilder Challenge.

Local phenom prepares for CareerBuilder Challenge  KESQ

This year's CareerBuilder Challenge will have a field composed of top ten players, former major champions, and PGA TOUR veterans and 18-year-old Charlie ...

Palm Desert Aztec Jeremiah Estrada drafted by Chicago Cubs in sixth round  The Desert Sun

The Palm Desert star was drafted in the sixth round, 195 overall by the Chicago Cubs.

Palm Desert High Takes First Place in WorldQuest Competition

Palm Desert, CA - The Palm Desert High School team will move on to complete against other high school teams throughout the country.

Palm Desert coach's friendship creates fun game with 'cousin school'  The Desert Sun

If you look at a photo of the 2000-01 Granada Hills High School junior varsity boys' basketball team (and who among us hasn't), you will see one of the coaches ...

All-DVL and All-De Anza League boys' basketball teams revealed: King, Kroker, Bell nab MVPs  The Desert Sun

Palm Springs' Damien King, Rancho Mirage's Zack Kroker pick up MVP awards as all-league basketball teams are revealed.

Local teen playing at Pebble Beach with pro golfer Stephen Ames  KESQ

Palm Desert, CA (September 27, 2018) – Local teen and Palm Desert High School sophomore Caroline Wales is competing in the 2018 PURE Insurance ...

Former, current NFL players will host camp in Palm Desert  The Desert Sun

James Dockery and D.J. Alexander will team up for what could be an annual event.

Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes officially named head football coach at La Quinta high school  KESQ

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Patrick "Bubba" Rivenes has officially been named the head coach of La Quinta's football team, returning to his alma mater and replacing ...

New details in the murder of PDHS math teacher Jill Grant  KESQ

In days the family of murdered teacher Jill grant will get what they've been asking for the last three years, a trial for the man accused in her death. KESQ News ...

Desert Sands announces first day, other school dates  The Desert Sun

Desert Sands Unified announces first day, graduation, holidays and myriad dates in between for families to use in planning next school year.

Testimony reveals new details in murder of PDHS teacher  KESQ

An Indio man slit his girlfriend's throat, ran her over with her car and dumped her body at an Indio golf course, a prosecutor said Monday, but his attorney said the ...

Jury convicts Michael Franco in killing of Palm Desert High School teacher  The Desert Sun

Michael Franco was convicted of murder. A jury ruled he killed Palm Desert High School teacher Jill Thomas Grant.

Why Palm Springs area students are less prepared for college than other kids in California  The Desert Sun

A college degree is a valuable commodity. Over the course of a lifetime, research shows those with a bachelor's degree will earn nearly $1 million more than ...

Eleven desert football stars make All-CIF team led by six from Rancho Mirage  The Desert Sun

Eleven desert football stars, including six from Rancho Mirage earned All-CIF honors it was announced Monday.

Bohren keeps in winning to advance in CIF finals  Claremont Courier

Senior Leyton Bohren won two singles tennis matches at the University of Redlands on Thursday, advancing to the round of 32 in the CIF Individual Singles ...

3000-acre Desert Center-adjacent solar project receives federal go-ahead  KESQ

DESERT CENTER, Calif.- - A solar facility set to occupy more than 3,000 acres east of the Coachella Valley has received final approval from the federal ...

Pinyon Pines murder trial: Everything you should know about the case  The Desert Sun

Three people were found dead at a burning San Jacinto Mountain home on Sept. 17, 2006. The trial of two suspects began April 16, 2018.

Kate Spates Announces Candidacy for Rancho Mirage City Council

Kate Spates Announces Candidacy for City Council - Palm Desert, CA - Kate Spates filed Nomination Papers for Rancho Mirage City Council and announced ...

Disturbing Details Emerge in Palm Desert Teachers Death: Box Cutter, Car Used to Kill Her, Prosecutors Allege

Testimony Continues in Indio Man's GF Murder - Palm Desert, CA - Michael John Franco, 46, is charged with killing Jill Grant, a Palm Desert High School math ...

Loved ones remember PDHS teacher, Jill Grant, one year later  KESQ

The body of a Coachella Valley teacher was discovered in a field in Indio. One year later, loved ones are remembering Palm Desert High school math teacher, ...

Palm Desert names new football coach  USA TODAY High School Sports

After Pat Blackburn stepped down in February as the Palm Desert head football coach, ending his 22-year run, the Aztecs have finished their coaching search ...

Remembering Anthony Bourdain through his 2011 visit to the Coachella Valley  The Desert Sun

Anthony Bourdain visited the desert in 2011. He stopped at Pappy and Harriet's, Integratron, Joshua Tree Country Kitchen, Salvation Mountain and more.

Palm Desert football ends comeback season at Serrano  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert High School finished 12-1 in 2005. The Aztecs reached a CIF Southern Section title game two years later, and had, for a period of time, the top ...

Former NFL player, Palm Desert star James Dockery hired as Xavier Prep head football coach  The Desert Sun

After a four-year stint in the NFL and an illustrious career at Palm Desert and Oregon State University, James Dockery is headed back to the desert.

Former boyfriend pleads not guilty in slaying of PDHS teacher  KESQ

A 44-year-old ex-con pleaded not guilty Thursday to murdering his girlfriend, a Coachella Valley native and popular Palm Desert High School math teacher.

You may have heard him on Spotify. Now, Palm Desert native Lincoln Jesser will break out at Splash House  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert native Lincoln Jesser moved to L.A. after becoming a local rock sensation. Now he's returning to Splash House as an EDM artist with buzz.

Trial delayed for man accused of killing PDHS teacher  KESQ

It's been about three years since authorities found the body of popular Palm Desert High School math teacher Jill Grant. Her boyfriend at the time, Michael John ...

4 years after losing his leg, valley student pursues football dreams  KESQ

More than four years after losing a leg in a car crash, now 14-year-old freshman Adrian Grajeda is now just weeks away from suiting up for Palm Desert High ...

Palm Desert phenom Charlie Reiter shoots 10-over par in first professional golf tournament  KESQ

Playing in his first professional golf tournament as an 18-year-old amateur, Charlie Reiter carded 10-over par at the Australian Open.

Michael John Franco, who slashed teacher's throat and ran over her, sentenced to life in prison  The Desert Sun

Michael John Franco, 46, was convicted of murder in April for the slaying of Jill Grant.

2018 CareerBuilder Challenge Final Player Field  KESQ

Here is the roster of 156 golfers comprising the final field for next week's PGA TOUR CareerBuilder Challenge, the year's first PGA TOUR event in the mainland ...

All Palm Desert roads back open after sewage spill  KESQ

Water district officials significantly upped their estimate Tuesday on just how much sewage spilled into the Whitewater River Storm Channel when wastewater ...

Local public high school graduation rates on the rise  KESQ

Our “Back to School” coverage continues with a look at high school graduation rates here in the Coachella Valley. There are three different school districts ...

Woman with Williams syndrome wants to go to college  KESQ

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Megan Murano belted out the national anthem Wednesday night at the Desert Sands Unified School District Special Education Advisory ...

POWER’s Jonathan Serven enjoying the end of the ride  The Desert Sun

As he finishes out the summer baseball season for the Palm Springs POWER before heading back to Long Beach State to complete his senior year at third base ...

Student Threat Prompts PDHS Lockdown

By City News *Service*: Students at Palm Desert High School were ordered to shelter in place today after a student made an undisclosed threat against the ...

Top 10 places to have fun when it's too hot outside in the desert  The Desert Sun

Fantasy Springs, Pappy and Harriet's, Palm Springs Art Museum and CVRep among the places staying active throughout the summer.

Palm Desert Fire: Two-Alarm Blaze Breaks Out in Commercial Building [UPDATED]

Fire Breaks Out Near Palm Desert - Palm Desert, CA - Black smoke was visible in the region.

Palm Desert girls' soccer erases 3-goal deficit in tie with Lions  USA TODAY High School Sports

In surely one of most important, closely-contested games of the season in the Coachella Valley, the girls' soccer team at Palm Desert High School erased a ...

Study: Marching band as physically demanding as competitive sports  KESQ

According to one study, marching band members face the same physical challenges as athletes in competitive sports.

Top Riverside County Students Recognized at Awards Dinner

Palm Desert, CA - Top students from 55 Riverside County comprehensive public high schools were honored at academic awards dinner.

My CareerBuilder moments: A drunk Charlie Reiter fan, an Elway dis, Huey, Goo Goo, and where was Phil  The Desert Sun

A drunk Charlie Reiter fan; a John Elway dis; Huey Lewis; the Goo Goo Dolls and more make up the memorable CareerBuilder moments.

Shadow Hills, Indio will hold first Mayor's Cup on Thursday  The Desert Sun

With Shadow Hills joining the Desert Valley League this fall in all sports, football fans in the city of Indio and around the valley likely knew a new rivalry would ...

Review: Desert Rose Presents a Fine Production of FIFTH OF JULY.  Broadway World

Desert Rose Playhouse's 2017-18 'gay heritage production' is Lanford Wilson's FIFTH OF JULY, which the company pulls off admirably except for some pacing ...

Catching up with Megan Huebner: La Quinta grad stars in cross country, classroom at Vanderbilt  The Desert Sun

La Quinta grad Megan Huebner is conquering all fields at Vanderbilt -- cross country, track and in the classroom.

Riverside County’s top 20 students boast a collective 4.55 GPA  Press-Enterprise

These 20 students are among Riverside County's brightest young minds. They were honored recently as the 2018 Riverside County Top Academic Scholars, the ...

Josh Homme wants to help Paris musical family  The Desert Sun

A foundation created by Eagles of Death Metal co-founder Josh Homme will begin accepting donations to help the family of musicians or crew members ...

She didn’t put her baby in a car seat. Now she is charged with murder.  The Desert Sun

A Rancho Mirage woman has been charged with murder for not putting her daughter in a car seat before a fatal car crash on a winding mountain road one year ...

Donald Wexler's house is for sale, asking $1.75 million  The Desert Sun

The house that famed Palm Springs architect Donald Wexler built for his family in 1955 is on the market.

Teacher begged for her life in a ‘butt dial’ voicemail  The Desert Sun

Jill Thomas Grant was killed in December 2013. A voicemail left by her boyfriend may have captured her last words.

Coach sidelined for foul language  KESQ

A local football coach is sidelined for bad language and we are learning he may be connected to a criminal case where a Palm Springs Power baseball player is ...

Coachella Valley Spotlight  KESQ

ABC Recovery Center, January 2011. ACT for MS, December 2011. AIDS Assistance Program, May 2011. All Desert Wellness Centers, September 2014

Corey Pavin's memories of 1987 CareerBuilder win include a firm and young Stadium Course  The Desert Sun

Corey Pavin won the tournament known as the Bob Hope Classic in 1987 on the Stadium Course, but he had to withdraw from the event in the first round this ...

Desert rapper Shawn Don and girlfriend appear in new Facebook original show 'Make up or Break up'  The Desert Sun

Desert locals Shawn Don and Kate London turn to Facebook users for relationship advice in new show "Make up or Break up."

Sentencing delayed for Indio man convicted of teacher's murder  KESQ

INDIO, Calif. - The sentencing of a Indio man convicted of killing his girlfriend and Palm Desert High School math teacher, Jill Grant has been delayed until July 7 ...

Elsinore, Lakeside High School Students Headed to County Academic Decathlon

Annual Academic Decathlon Happening in Beaumont - Lake Elsinore-Wildomar, CA - Teams of students from across Riverside County are all vying for a shot at ...

Jean Benson served country before Palm Desert  The Desert Sun

Palm Desert City Councilwoman Jean Benson, who is not seeking re-election in November, will step down from the dais in December after serving 32.

Teen saxophonist chasing the dream of a music career  The Desert Sun

Chase Huna has played with major jazz stars and recorded an album due in January. Now he's headlining local shows at 17.

Forever young, senior athletes compete in Palm Desert  The Desert Sun

Pickleball is king at 15th annual Senior Games & International Sports Festival.

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