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  • Preview of Memorial Day ceremonies in the Coachella Valley - on air at 5 AM
    <![CDATA[See a full list of Memorial day events to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice here. ]]>... Read more »
  • Two vehicles collide killing one person
    <![CDATA[Two vehicles collide in Santa Maria leaving one person dead.Santa Maria Police say it happened a little after midnight on Sunday. They were called to a collision at Railroad and Donovan. When they arrived they found two vehicles with major damage done to both.Five people were sent to Marian... Read more »
  • Mecca brush fire fully contained
    <![CDATA[A brush fire in Mecca Sunday afternoon burned through vegetation and close to structures. As of 8:45 p.m., the fire had burned 48 acres and was 100% contained. At one point, more than 50 people had been evacuated.The structure threat has been mitigated and Paseo De Los Heroes Apartments... Read more »
  • Memorial Day is everyday for Gold Star families
    <![CDATA[Lance Corporal Nicholas Hale Anderson's family refects on his death everyday, not just on Memorial Day."Memorial day is everyday for us, and I think it is hard for some people to understand that, but we deal with that everyday, so we honor our son and other men and women on... Read more »
  • El Paso Children's Hospital working with West Texas Poison Control Center
    <![CDATA[Summer time is near and for kids that means summer break. Children and teenagers will have more time at home and more time at home can make for some unwanted idle time and curiosity.El Paso Children's Hospital reminds everyone about the dangers of poisonous items around the home that young... Read more »
  • Crooked River Ranch crews assist teen hiker
    <![CDATA[Crooked River Ranch firefighters came to the aid of a 17-year-old girl who was reported in distress Sunday while hiking in the Crooked River Canyon, officials said.Crooked River Ranch Fire and Rescue crews were called out just after noon and traveled to the trailhead for the Hollywood Trail, then hiked... Read more »
  • 'Bachelorette' date comes to Coachella Valley
    <![CDATA[Will you accept this rose? That's the question "The Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay will ask a lucky few men, hoping one will eventually get down on one knee.But before that, she's got to go on a few dates, with one taking place right in our backyard at the Palm Springs home... Read more »
  • UPDATE: Police say alcohol, speed factors in deadly crash
    <![CDATA[One person is dead following a crash overnight Sunday.Police say the crash happened shortly after midnight at the intersection of Global Reach Drive and George Perry Boulevard.Police say a male driver was speeding when he lost control of the car, striking the center median and causing the car to roll... Read more »
  • Robbery suspect chased by Bend, Redmond police, arrested
    <![CDATA[(Update: Adding video, comment from area resident)A Bend-area man who allegedly robbed a couple at gunpoint in an alley Saturday night, hitting one on the head, led a police officer on a high-speed pursuit north on Highway 97, then led Redmond officers on another chase before being found hiding in... Read more »
  • Thankful Bend family escapes burning home
    <![CDATA[(Update: Adds comments from homeowner)A fire broke out early Sunday morning between two northwest Bend homes, fueled by a damaged natural gas meter, but firefighters were able to knock it down quickly and prevented major damage to either structure, officials said.Bend Fire & Rescue responded just before 4 a.m. to... Read more »
  • 170-acre Cougar Butte Fire now 70 percent contained
    <![CDATA[(Update: Fire at 170 acres, 70 percent contained; pre-evacuation notice lifted, Tumalo Falls to reopen)The Cougar Butte Fire that broke out west of Bend late Friday afternoon has grown to 170 acres, but firefighting crews made major progress over the weekend and moved to 70 percent containment Sunday. That allowed... Read more »
  • One person airlifted from Whitewater hiking area
    <![CDATA[One person was airlifted out of the Whitewater hiking area Sunday afternoon after suffering a medical emergency.According to Cal Fire/Riverside County, crews responded to the Canyon View Loop Trail around 12:40 p.m.Firefighters had to hike roughly 1 mile up the trail to make contact with the patient, who was said... Read more »
  • Four Lompoc men in custody for stabbing and robbery in Isla Vista
    <![CDATA[Four men from Lompoc are under arrest in connection with a strong-arm robbery and stabbing in Isla Vista.The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said the crimes happened early Sunday morning, about an hour apart.The first victim, a 28 year-old man from Santa Barbara, was walking in the area of Pardall... Read more »
  • Two motorcyclists killed, others injured in crash near Fossil
    <![CDATA[Two motorcyclists were killed and several others seriously injured late Saturday night when a vehicle crossed over and struck several riders on state Highway 19 just south of Fossil, Oregon State Police reported.Troopers, Wheeler County sheriff's deputies and ODOT responded to the crash around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, said OSP Sgt.... Read more »
  • Safe taken in Los Arroyos restaurant break-in
    <![CDATA[A safe was taken from inside the Los Arroyos restaurant in Santa Barbara during an early morning break-in Friday.The first employee on the Coast Village Road property saw the broken glass on the front door and immediately called owner Tony Arroyo.Arroyo met with police and showed them an area where... Read more »
  • Kyle's Kitchen opens second location in Goleta
    <![CDATA[A popular burger and salad restaurant that also gives back opened its second location on Saturday.Kyle's Kitchen is taking over its sister eatery Silvergreens on 791 Chapala Street.Kyle Ferro was on hand for the grand opening of his eponymous restaurant.The 13-year-old with special needs serves as the inspiration for the... Read more »
  • BREAKING: One person is dead after crash on I-10 near Clint
    <![CDATA[Socorro police said one person is dead after an overnight crash on I-10 near mile marker 42, which is in Clint. Police said one person died at the scene, and two other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.Officials said the scene is now clear. Police have not... Read more »
  • General Patton Museum honors John Benoit, firefighter Sara Thomas
    <![CDATA[Crowds gathered at the General Patton Museum this holiday weekend, to honor the lives of two important community members.Supervisor John Benoit and firefighter Sara Thomas were remembered for their service and commitment to the Coachella Valley. Both families were recognized as John and Sara's names were added to memorials surrounding... Read more »
  • Portland shocked by stabbings; suspect's extreme views eyed
    <![CDATA[PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The mayor of Portland hailed as "heroes" two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train, a crime that shocked this city that prides itself... Read more »
  • Meredith Morin shared her experience as featured artist at I Modannari
    <![CDATA[Videographer Henry Galvan puts a spotlight on Meredith Morin as she works with pastels at I Modannari.Morin is the featured artist at the 31st I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival in front of the Old Mission Santa Barbara.She studied at Rhode Islands School of Design.Father Larry's work with Mother Theresa... Read more »
  • Key Club cleans up beach in Oxnard
    <![CDATA[Teenagers found a mannequin and cigarette butts and more during a beach cleanup on Saturday.The Oxnard High School Key Club zeroed in on trash at Mandalay Beach near Pirate Park.They wanted to make the beach area beautiful for Memorial Day Visitors.They posed for a photo with the mannequin and bags... Read more »
  • Santa Barbara teen who died tragically honored at I Madonnari Festival
    <![CDATA[With their hearts and chalk in their hands, high school students from Santa Barbara drew a special portrait of their beloved friend, Connor O'Keefe.Students from the Multimedia Arts and Design Academy (MAD) and the Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) took inspiration from a photo of O'Keefe and recreated it... Read more »