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US President Barack Obama (2L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (3L) arrive with Chairman of the Standing Rock Soiux Tribal Nation David Archambault II (2R) during the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamas Kick Off Long Weekend In Southland

President Barack Obama is spending a long Father’s Day weekend in the desert oasis of Rancho Mirage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2014

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Coachella Valley Man First To Die Of Flu In Riverside County

A 30-year-old Coachella Valley man was the first person to die of flu this year in Riverside County, public health officials said Thursday.

01/09/2014

Coachella Valley High School has long used the "Arab" mascot with traditional Arab head covering, but recently changed its website to reflect an updated mascot. (Photo courtesy CVUSD)

Coachella Valley High School To Consider Dumping ‘Arab’ Mascot

A self-described civil rights group is calling on a Southern California high school to get rid of its longstanding Arab mascot that it deems offensive.

11/07/2013

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Florida Man Found In Palm Springs Motel Awakens With Amnesia, Only Speaks Swedish

Doctors are looking into the mystery of a Florida man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at a Southern California motel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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KROQ Party House Gives Fans Insider Access To Coachella Artists

The Coachella Valley will be the center of the music world Friday through Sunday as the annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival rolls into the Empire Polo Grounds.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2013

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Minor Quake Reported Near Indio

Caltech says a minor quake has struck near Indio.

04/07/2013

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2 Cases Of West Nile Reported In Coachella Valley

Two cases of West Nile virus were reported Wednesday by the Vector Control District.

09/19/2012

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150-Acre Fire Destroys Home In Anza

Fire officials say they’ve curbed the spread of a wildfire that has burned 150 acres in the Southern California desert south of Palm Springs, destroying one mobile home and an outbuilding.

06/29/2012

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‘Snowboarder Bandit’ Charged In Connection With 3 Coachella Valley Bank Robberies

Felony robbery and burglary charges were filed Wednesday against the alleged “snowboarder bandit,” who is suspected in three Coachella Valley bank robberies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Snowboarder Bandit Accused Of Robbing 2 Coachella Valley Banks

A Riverside man already accused of robbing a series of Southern California banks, was re-arrested on charges of robbing two Coachella Valley banks, a sheriff’s spokesman said Saturday.

05/26/2012

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Rain Doesn’t Put Damper On Opening Of Coachella Music Festival

More than 40 artists were slated to perform on five stages throughout Friday, and headliner The Black Keys was scheduled play opening night on the main Coachella Stage.

04/13/2012

Former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (Credit: Getty Images)

Rick Santorum Makes Surprise Visit To Coachella Valley

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rick Santorum is in the Coachella Valley this weekend.

02/12/2012

Gale Wheat (credit: Jessica E. Davis/Palm Desert Patch)

Indio Woman, 66, Pleads Guilty To Breaking Curfew During ‘Occupy’ Protest

66-year-old Gale Wheat pleaded guilty Tuesday to an infraction for staying in a Palm Desert park past curfew.

02/07/2012

M3.5 Quake Rattles Coachella Valley; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Service says a magnitude-3.5 earthquake rattled the Coachella Valley just before 9 a.m. Friday morning.

01/06/2012

(clockwise from top left ) Stephen Finger of Palm Desert, Ryan Cartwright of Palm Springs, Mary Walker and Dustin Powell of Palm Desert (courtesy Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Coachella Valley ‘Occupy’ Protesters Plead Not Guilty To Unlawful Assembly Charges

Four people are facing misdemeanor charges stemming from arrests at Occupy Coachella Valley protests in Palm Desert.

01/05/2012

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