A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot was also retired.
A raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.
The county coroner’s office identified the woman as Lavonne Koester of Alta Loma.
A 34-year-old Riverside County woman accused in the murder of her newborn child remained behind bars Tuesday.
After human bones discovered last month were positively identified this week as 19-year-old Maria Clara Rafael, police in Thermal have issued an arrest warrant for her 23-year-old boyfriend — presently unaccounted for — as the murderer.
A 31-year-old Thermal man was arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside her house, a sheriff’s department spokesman said
Two men were fatally shot in Coachella Sunday, a sheriff’s department spokesman said.
Deputies Saturday announced they were looking for a missing Thermal man and his girlfriend who disappeared this week, according to a sheriff’s department spokesman.
Authorities were investigating a fatal collision near Thermal.
Sheriff’s investigators Wednesday were seeking a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman following a party in Thermal.
Sheriff’s deputies have found three bodies in an agricultural area south of Palm Springs after ashooting was reported in the Southern California desert.
A man pumping gas was fatally shot in Thermal Friday.