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Mother, 34, Arrested In Death Of Newborn Child

A 34-year-old Riverside County woman accused in the murder of her newborn child remained behind bars Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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3.0-Magnitude Quake Recorded Near Salton Sea

A quake measuring a magnitude 3.0 struck near the Salton Sea.


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Boxer Asks EPA To Save Desert Families From Stinky Odor

Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Environmental Protection Agency to act urgently to save the town of Mecca from seeing more people fall ill.


A mobile home parked near the Salton Sea, an inland lake which functions as a result of run-off agricultural waste water from the fields of Imperial Valley and the Coachella Valley. The city of Mecca is approximately 4 miles away from the Salton Sea. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

What’s Rotten In Mecca? Stench Blamed On Waste Treatment Plant

Officials say the odor that has plagued the desert town can likely be blamed on a nearby water treatment plant.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/04/2011

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You Thought LA Was Bad? Residents In This Town Say The Air Makes Them Nauseous

It’s the Mecca everyone wants to make a pilgrimage away from.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2011

Elementary School Locked Down After Report Of Man With Gun

An elementary school was locked down Wednesday as deputies searched for a gunman who reportedly fired a shot near the school.