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First Lady Michelle Obama (3rd R) is greeted by US Senator Barbara Boxer (C), D-CA, as she and US President Barack Obama (2nd R) arrive Palm Springs, California, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls On UC Irvine Grads To Fight Climate Change

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of UC Irvine.

06/14/2014

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

Escape LA: Weekend Getaway to Palm Springs

Enjoy a much-needed escape with a weekend in Palm Springs.

06/02/2014

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Obama Wraps Up Sunnylands Visit Hitting The Links

Obama has spent two long weekends at Sunnylands since June, mixing diplomatic duties with the pursuit of a favorite pastime: golf.

02/17/2014

President Barack Obama waves as he departs the White House on February 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Tees Off On Oracle Founder’s Private Course

President Barack Obama is teeing off on a private California golf course owned by supporter Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder of the Oracle software company.

02/16/2014

President Barack Obama sits with Jordan's King Abdullah II = at the Sunnylands Estate February 14, 2014 in Rancho Mirage California. The two leaders will hold talks over the weekend on a range of subjects including the Middle East.  (credit: Richard Lui - Pool/ Getty Images)

Obama Meets With King Abdullah II Of Jordan, Talks Drought In Fresno

President Barack Obama took a rare opportunity to relax and play golf Saturday in a sprawling estate right outside Palm Springs after spending Friday in meetings with California leaders on drought and with Jordan’s King to discuss issues concerning the Middle East.

02/15/2014

Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 24, 2011 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Of Famer, Longtime Broadcaster Ralph Kiner Dies At Rancho Mirage Home

Hall of Fame slugger and longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage. Kiner was 91.

02/06/2014

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Body Found On Hiking Trail Near Rancho Mirage City Hall

The body of a hiker was found Sunday on a trail near the Rancho Mirage City Hall, a sheriff’s official said.

09/29/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, California, on June 9, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Plays Golf Before Return To DC

President Barack Obama has squeezed in a morning round on a Southern California golf course.

06/09/2013

US President Barack Obama (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California, on June 8, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese Official: Obama, Xi ‘Blazed A New Trail’

President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping “blazed a new trail” away from the two nations’ past differences, a senior Chinese official said Saturday after a two-day summit in the California desert that ended with few policy breakthroughs but the prospect of stronger personal ties.

06/08/2013

Barack Obama is greeted by California Governor Jerry Brown upon arriving at Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, California, on June 7, 2013. Obama arrived in Palm Springs to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (credit:  Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Arrives In Rancho Mirage For Summit With Chinese President

President Barack Obama visited Rancho Mirage Friday afternoon for an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2013

Demonstrators gather to protest the visit of then-Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping across the street from the White House February 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists from groups supporting a free Tibet, Falun Gong, Taiwanese independence from the mainland, democracy and human rights in China and others held vigil outside the White House, the State Department and other locations where Xi was to visit in the nation's capital. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Falun Gong, Tibetan Liberation Advocates To Protest Outside Meeting Between Obama, Chinese President

Hundreds of protestors are expected to greet Chinese President Xi Jinping when he arrives to meet with President Barack Obama in Rancho Mirage.

06/07/2013

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President Obama To Visit Santa Monica, Rancho Mirage Friday

President Barack Obama will be in the Southland Friday for a fundraiser and meeting with the President of China.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

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2 Armed Men Reportedly Nab Victims’ Car In Home Invasion Robbery

Two armed men forced their way into a #RanchoMirage home today, ransacking the residence and then fleeing in the victims’ car.

06/26/2012

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Family Getaway: Rancho Las Palmas

Sitting about halfway between Palm Springs and Palm Desert, Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is a year-round destination with something for everyone. The resort recently joined the KSL resort family and along with it […]

CBS Los Angeles–02/10/2012

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