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The Permian Panthers face off against Palm Desert High School (CA) this Friday. Permian will be looking for its first win of the season after starting the year 0-3.
U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Palm Desert School Makes List Palm Desert, CA Patch
U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Palm Desert - Palm Desert, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...
Palm Desert Residents: Keep Pets Indoors During Grad Fireworks Patch.com
Palm Desert Fireworks Planned - Palm Desert, CA - Heads up, residents. A fireworks display is scheduled as part of Palm Desert High School's graduation ...
Community to remember PDHS football player with boot camp fundraiser KESQ
The community will be coming together for a special fundraiser in the memory of a local high school football player who lost his battle to a rare form of bone ...
PDHS football player remembered with community fundraiser KESQ
A morning boot camp brought out members of the community looking to honor the memory of James Hoyt, a Palm Desert High School football player who lost his ...
Aztecs football to fly to Texas, play team from 'Friday Night Lights' next year The Desert Sun
The Palm Desert High School football team will fly to Texas next year to play team featured in book, movie and TV show "Friday Night Lights"
PDHS booster club catches flak for choice of sponsor KESQ
Thanks to local businesses, the pain in the wallet is a bit lighter for the parents of the Palm Desert High School Cheer Team.
VIDEO: Car stuck in Palm Desert wash floats away KESQ
A car stuck on the wash on Cook Street has been washed away by rushing waters.
Local teenager to play at Pebble Beach, representing the First Tee of Coachella Valley KESQ
Braden Bernaldo will represent The First Tee of the Coachella Valley when he competes in the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship.
Palm Desert High alumni Charlie Reiter to play in Desert Classic KESQ
Charlie Reiter will once again be playing in the Coachella Valley's premier PGA event next year.
2100+ SCE customers without power in Palm Desert KESQ
A power outage has left over 2100 Southern California Edison customers without electricity in Palm Desert.
Police still piecing together details of fatal crash near Palm Desert High School The Desert Sun
Crash occurred when southbound vehicle on Cook Street veered into oncoming traffic, police say.
Anxiety in high school rises as college admissions standards become tougher KESQ
As the nation has watched the college admissions scandal unfold with celebrities Lori Laughlin, Felicity Huffman, and other wealthy parents, shocking stories ...
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.
Three Coachella Valley schools ranked among best in the state by U.S. News and World Report The Desert Sun
Three Coachella Valley high schools were recognized by U.S. News and World Report for being among the best high schools in the country and state.
'It's awesome': Charlie Reiter gets a second shot at the Desert Classic The Desert Sun
Charlie Reiter played in PGA Tour's Desert Classic last year as a Palm Desert High School senior. He returns as an amateur again.
Family identifies victim in deadly Rancho Mirage crash KESQ
This weekend, a fiery crash at the intersection of Country Club Drive and Morningside Drive in Rancho Mirage took the life of 25-year-old Trevor Walker.
A $250 million arena is coming to Palm Springs. How long before we know if an AHL team is coming? The Desert Sun
Wednesday's announcement that a state-of-the-art $250 million arena will be built in downtown Palm Springs opens the door for a professional hockey team to ...
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 High School Teacher Testifies at Trial Over Colleagues Murder Patch.com
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 ...
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.
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.
DHSHS holds 'Every 15 Minutes' drunk driving awareness program KESQ
Desert Hot Springs High School juniors and seniors will began a two-day responsible-driving program Tuesday, complete with a simulated car crash and mock ...
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 ...
Top graduating students from 61 Riverside County Public High Schools honored at Student Academic Awards Valley News
RIVERSIDE – With a collective GPA of 4.57, 147 students from the class of 2019 at every comprehensive high school in Riverside County were honored.
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 ...
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.
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.
Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest Competition Patch.com
Palm Desert Students Reign Supreme At WorldQuest - Palm Desert, CA - Valley high school students recently battled for scholarships in 13th annual Charles ...
Student Athlete of the Week - Troy Mantanona KESQ
The Mantanona name is synonymous with wrestling success in our valley. Troy Mantanona is the next in line.
CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Awards Full-Ride Scholarships Patch.com
The scholars were selected on the basis of their academic achievement, leadership and *service* to the community, and financial need. By Press Release Desk, ...
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 ...
Close friend remembers accomplished director killed in crash KESQ
Jorn Winther was 88 years old when he was killed in a head-on collision in Palm Desert last Friday. Winther was an acclaimed director and producer, winning ...
Valentine's Day flood victim speaks out after escaping trapped car KESQ
Anna Dang's car got stuck in floodwaters rushing across Cook Street at the wash during the record storm that hit the valley in February. She was forced to ...
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.
PDHS Sophomore to walk in Rose Parade KESQ
Palm Desert High School Sophomore Adrian Grajeda lost his leg when he was 10. Now, over 5 years since the tragic accident, Adrian will represent the ...
Desert Sands Unified School District releases graduation schedule KESQ
Graduation season has arrived and Desert Sands Unified School District has released its graduation dates.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Picked by the pros: Four desert baseball stars chosen in MLB draft Wednesday The Desert Sun
A pair of desert baseball players, who took very different post-high school paths, wound up at the same place Wednesday -- the 12th round of the Major League ...
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.
Former Aztecs wrestler Anthony Mantanona goes from CIF champion to Team USA The Desert Sun
Mantanona earned a berth on a Team USA U20 team that will compete in Slovakia in September.
Student Threat Prompts PDHS Lockdown Patch.com
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 ...
Former, current NFL players will host camp in Palm Desert The Desert Sun
After James Dockery and D.J. Alexander played football at Oregon State, and after they reached the NFL, the two Palm Desert High School graduates discussed ...
Assistant principal's Anne Frank tweet draws backlash The Desert Sun
Palm Desert High School's assistant principal's tweet about an upcoming play on Anne Frank has drawn criticism.
Palm Desert HS Students Win Free Trip to Washington, D.C. Patch.com
Palm Desert, CA - Palm Desert High School students battled for scholarships in 12th annual Charles and Priscilla Porter Academic WorldQuest competition.
Palm Desert High Takes First Place in WorldQuest Competition Patch.com
Palm Desert, CA - The Palm Desert High School team will move on to complete against other high school teams throughout the country.
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.
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 ...
Teen Music Titans: Pescaterritory Makes Fans Worldwide by Adding a Unique Twist to a Classic Rock Sound Coachella Valley Independent
Take rock music out of a 1970s time capsule; add rock ballads with memorable riffs, blazing guitar solos and commanding vocals with sweet three-part h...
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 ...
Local students organized to demonstrate for gun reforms KESQ
High school and middle school students in the Coachella Valley were expected to take part in demonstrations Wednesday on and off campus, to honor the 17 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Michael John Franco, who slashed teacher's throat and ran over her, sentenced to life in prison The Desert Sun
An Indio man who slashed his girlfriend's throat with a box cutter, then ran the 41-year-old high school teacher over with her Toyota Prius after the initial attack ...
Valley school superintendent hosts public coffee chats The Desert Sun
Parents, students and residents in the Desert Sands Unified School District get a chance to chat with superintendent Scott Bailey at coffee chats.
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 ...
'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.
Ribbon Fire at 200 acres, 45% containment in Pinyon Pines; evacuation warning lifted The Desert Sun
An evacuation warning for Pinyon Pines, Alpine Village, Pinyon Crest and the Pinyon Flatts campgrounds was lifted Friday morning. as firefighters made ...
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.
Top Riverside County Students Recognized at Awards Dinner Patch.com
Palm Desert, CA - Top students from 55 Riverside County comprehensive public high schools were honored at academic awards dinner.
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.
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 ...
News Channel 3's Blake Arthur & John White win Desert Classic Pro-AM Anchor Challenge KESQ
The 60th Desert Classic Presented by Workday doesn't officially start until tomorrow but play began today with the Bob Hope Legacy Pro-AM.
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, ...
Great Oak, Murrieta Valley mock trial teams advance to elite eight round Valley News
RIVERSIDE - Teams from eight Riverside County high schools will square off Wednesday in the "elite eight'' round of the 37th annual Riverside County Mock ...
Thanks to Fox Sports role, Palm Desert's Nicole Castrale will have a busy golf summer The Desert Sun
The former LPGA player is now in retirement because of a bade back but will work six tournaments for Fox Sports this summer.
Palm Desert Fire: Two-Alarm Blaze Breaks Out in Commercial Building [UPDATED] Patch.com
Fire Breaks Out Near Palm Desert - Palm Desert, CA - Black smoke was visible in the region.
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 ...
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 ...
Blaze Pizza opening in Palm Desert, holding Free Pizza Day The Desert Sun
Blaze Pizza opens Tuesday at El Paseo Square, where The Habit is also opening next week with a free meal event on Monday.
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.
Ryan Garvey embarking on his baseball second chance The Desert Sun
He's one of the best athletes I think I've ever seen. That's how his coach described baseball player Ryan Garvey.
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 ...
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 ...
CV Alumnae Panhellenic announces scholarship recipients The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic presents scholarships to 15 local high school girls.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Entrepreneur Shawn Isaac of Rancho Mirage on 'Startup U' The Desert Sun
Rancho Mirage resident Shawn Isaac is vying for business funding on ABC TV's “Startup U”
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.
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.
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 ...
Firefighter Sara Thomas remembered as leader, 'mama bear' The Desert Sun
Firefighters from across the Coachella Valley and Riverside County gathered Tuesday to remember the 16-year Cal Fire veteran.
Kids and Crime: Inside the Juvenile Justice System, Part 1 KESQ
A look at what local school districts are doing to keep kids out of Juvenile Hall.
Coachella Valley Symphony delights at season closer The Desert Sun
For 23 years the Coachella Valley Symphony has entertained the valley by showcasing the talents of local musicians.
New superintendent wants to create 'teacher villages' in Riverside County to combat staffing shortages The Desert Sun
Newly appointed Riverside County Superintendent Judy White has big plans for the 430000 students and 23 school districts she now heads.
Coachella Valley Spotlight KESQ
For your organization to be considered for the Coachella Valley Spotlight, please complete and submit the following application in its entirety along with the ...
Coyote StageWorks receives Shiny Apple Award The Desert Sun
Palm Springs Unified School District presents Shiny Apple Award to Coyote StageWorks.
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 ...
Steve Garvey dishes on Dodgers moves, local camp The Desert Sun
Former Major League Baseball MVP Steve Garvey hosts a skills camp in the desert this weekend.
Double-killing victims a friendly mother and daughter, neighbors say The Desert Sun
The victims of a Twentynine Palms double killing were a mother and daughter who spent years living an unassuming life at the home where their bodies were ...
Redlands High School football goes into Citrus Belt League opener off much needed victory Redlands Daily Facts
REDLANDS — Friday's 24-3 victory over Palm Desert was something the Redlands football team needed badly. Redlands High School was winless in its first ...
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 ...
Vista Murrieta Student Named to All-County Academic Team Patch.com
Murrieta, CA - Roger William Ibarra, a senior at Vista Murrieta High School, was among 10 students named to the All-County Adademic Team in a ceremony ...
NFL free agency: James Dockery to join Oakland Raiders The Desert Sun
When James Dockery was 10 years old, his uncle died tragically. The two were very close. A mentor to the young Dockery and big Oakland Raiders football fan, ...
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