Carlos Espriu Of Palm Desert Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Firebombing Republican Group's Office In La QuintaCarlos Espriu, 24, was also ordered to pay $5,426 in restitution for the damage caused by the May 31, 2020 attack. He pleaded guilty on March 15 to one count of attempted arson of a building.
Chihuahua Rescued From Hot Car In Palm DesertA dog was rescued from a hot car in Palm Desert Thursday, but the way he was found was a new one for animal control officers.
Feds Charge Palm Desert Man In Firebombing Of Republican Women's Club's Office In La QuintaCarlos Espriu, 23, was named in the federal criminal complaint and is expected to be taken into federal custody later Thursday for an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Friday. He is currently in state custody.
West Nile Virus Discovered In Coachella Valley Mosquitos, No Human Cases ReportedMosquitos infected with West Nile virus were discovered in Palm Desert, signaling the first detection of the virus so far this year in Riverside County.
Former Chargers Quarterback Ryan Leaf Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic BatteryLeaf is being held on $5,000 bail and is due in court Wednesday.
Palm Desert Issues Local Emergency, Closes City Buildings Due To Coronavirus OutbreakPalm Desert has become the latest city in the Coachella Valley to declare a local emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Baby Giraffe Named By $100,000 Anonymous DonorA new baby giraffe has been named at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert after a mystery donor gained naming rights by donating $100,000, zoo officials announced Monday.
4 Wounded After Being Attacked By Bees In Palm DesertOne person was found in a pool and rushed to a hospital in critical condition.
Missing Couple’s Car Found Abandoned In BeaumontAudrey Moran and Jonathan Reynoso have been missing since Wednesday.
Report: Palm Desert City Manager Resigned Over Nude Photo Of ColleagueNewly released written complaints say a Southern California city manager was asked to resign for showing a nude photo of a colleague to other co-workers at city hall.
Baby Girl Killed In Porsche Rollover Crash Near Palm DesertAuthorities say a baby girl was killed after being thrown off a Porsche as it fell about 200 feet off the side of a mountain road near Palm Desert.
Animal Control Officer Rescues 4 Ducklings From Storm Drain In Palm DesertOfficer James Huffman was dispatched to the the Oasis County Club around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
23-Year-Old Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Setting Fire To Coachella Valley MosqueA "person of interest" has been detained in connection with a firebombing at the Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley that authorities are calling a potential hate crime, the Riverside Sheriff's Department said.
Palm Desert Woman Suspected Of DUI In Double Fatal Crash Involving Golf CartAuthorities say a woman was under the influence of drugs or alcohol and traveling at twice the speed limit when her vehicle rear-ended a golf cart, killing two men in Thousand Palms.
SunLine Transit Agency To Host Annual Holiday Food Drive In Coachella ValleyThe agency hopes to collect more than 15 tons of non-perishable items.