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  • BREAKING: El Paso Police assists U.S. Marshals and DPS with "high-risk" warrant
    <![CDATA[El Paso Police assisted U.S. Marshals and the Department of Public Safety with a "high-risk" warrant Thursday morning in the Lower Valley. A viewer who called ABC-7 said she heard explosions and a helicopter in the same area at around 6 a.m. near the intersection of Yarbrough and North Carolina... Read more »
  • First round of ANA Inspiration begins in Rancho Mirage
    <![CDATA[The first round of the 46th annual ANA Inspiration golf tournament, the first LPGA major of the year, will feature some of the world's best female golfers competing for a $2.7 million purse today in Rancho Mirage.The tournament, held through Sunday at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at the Mission... Read more »
  • Cathedral City crash leaves one person dead
    <![CDATA[We are learning about a deadly car accident in Cathedral City Thursday morning.It happened at the intersection of Whispering Palm Trails and McCallum Way around 2:40 a.m.Two cars were involved and one person died on scene. Stay with us for updates. ]]>... Read more »
  • Crews opening some I-10 Jefferson ramps today
    <![CDATA[UPDATE: Freeway was reopened as of 5:45 a.m. and traffic was clearing. ------------Motorists were being detoured off Interstate 10 early Thursday morning as construction crews worked to open freeway on and off ramps at Jefferson Street in Indio.Long traffic delays and back up were reported on Interstate 10 westbound, traffic... Read more »
  • One man confirmed dead after shooting in Desert Hot Springs
    <![CDATA[Desert Hot Springs Police are investigating a deadly shooting Wednesday night. One man was found dead.The shooting happened at the 66100 block of 6th Street near Cactus Drive in Desert Hot Springs around 8:45 p.m.Police Chief Dale Mondary said officers found blood stains outside a home when responding to a... Read more »
  • El Paso Children's Medcares program assists neglected and abused children
    <![CDATA[Last year, nearly 60,000 children were abused in Texas alone.April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. The goal is not only to raise awareness and prevent child abuse but to enhance the well-being of children.El Paso Children's Medcares program assists neglected and abused children."This has been a unique journey but... Read more »
  • Local water agencies request Supreme Court intervention over water dispute with Tribe
    <![CDATA[Two local water agencies that recently lost a federal court case granting Coachella Valley groundwater rights to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced Tuesday that they will request a U.S. Supreme Court review of the case, with hopes of a reversal of the lower court ruling.The boards of... Read more »
  • Prineville gathering discusses solar eclipse impacts
    <![CDATA[The Crook County Foundation held a "What's Brewing? Solar Eclipse" panel Wednesday evening to discuss the expected business impacts of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse on the area.Business owner Melanie Marlow said that for example, you cannot order ice anymore for that timeframe, because it is sold out. "The hotels... Read more »
  • FIND Food Bank combats food insecurity with more than 300 monthly volunteers
    <![CDATA[Each month FIND Food Bank helps more than 85,000 people find relief from hunger with the help of more than 300 volunteers. "Who we serve is the working class poor. It's children, it's seniors, it's people dealing with health issues it's our homeless population," FIND Food Bank CEO Lisa Houston... Read more »
  • Oregon launches effort to transform behavioral health system
    <![CDATA[Behavioral health touches every Oregonian. Everyone has a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor who has experienced a mental health issue or substance use disorder -- and many Oregonians experience these challenges themselves.While Oregon has made progress related to the behavioral health system, there is still much work to... Read more »
  • Armed robbery on N. Palm Canyon in Palm Springs
    <![CDATA[Police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery in Palm Springs Wednesday evening.The armed robbery happened at a business on the 2500 block of North Palm Canyon in Palm Springs at 6:39 PM. According to PSPD, two suspects entered the business, brandished handguns and demanded money from... Read more »
  • Gas tax hike proposed to pay for billions in California road repairs
    <![CDATA[ California drivers could soon be paying more at the pump. Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a bill to get billions of dollars to repair roads, and it will be coming out of the pockets of people behind the wheel. If the proposed measure goes through, this will... Read more »
  • You can help the Oregon Zoo name its otter pups
    <![CDATA[Tilly's pups are on the move -- sort of. The 4-week-old river otters at the Oregon Zoo, one female and one male, now weigh about 2 pounds each and have begun taking their first, tentative steps. The next step, keepers say, is to give them names -- and... Read more »
  • Santa Maria hot spot for high-tech startups
    <![CDATA[Santa Maria and Santa Barbara are listed as top spots in the country for future high-tech, startup companies according to a recent national survey by Connecticut-based IT firm RightClick.MindBody is a rapidly growing software company that focuses on personal wellness and healthcare applications.The San Luis Obispo-based company is expanding its... Read more »
  • Portland police arrest six people in downtown protest
    <![CDATA[PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police in Portland arrested six people during and after a downtown rally protesting the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old black boy.Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson said in a news release that those arrested Wednesday included 34-year-old Hollis McClure, 20-year-old Adebisi Okuneye and 22-year-old... Read more »
  • Burglars target two Goleta area businesses
    <![CDATA[The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is looking for burglars who broke into two local businesses overnight.Investigators said the burglars broke into safes at the Cajun Kitchen restaurant in Goleta's Storke Plaza and Valentino's Take 'n Bake Pizza in the 4400 block of Hollister Avenue in Santa Barbara County.Sgt. Garrett... Read more »
  • Memorial grows for teen gunned down in Oxnard on Monday night
    <![CDATA[Dozens of candles mark the street in La Colonia where an Oxnard teen was gunned down on Monday night.The memorial for Luis Rodriguez,17, also includes flowers, Dallas Cowboys gloves, and beers.Rodriguez died near the corner of N. Bonita Ave. and Colonia Rd.People paid their respects by stopping by on Wednesday... Read more »
  • Overturf Butte beetle-infested trees set for removal
    <![CDATA[The City of Bend Utility Department is partnering with the Bend Park and Recreation District, OSU Extension Office and Oregon Department of Forestry to remove bark beetle-infested trees and fire fuels from Overturf Butte, beginning Monday, April 3 . The targeted completion date of the tree removal... Read more »
  • Local high school art students visit Desert X sites
    <![CDATA[ Local art students from Desert Hot Springs High School visited several art sites Wednesday as part of a collaboration between Desert X and the Palm Springs Unified School District. This is the first year of the collaboration. The sites the students visited included the mirror house in... Read more »
  • Sheriff's deputies arrest two Los Prietos Camp runaways
    <![CDATA[Santa Barbara County Sheriff's arrested two teens assigned to the Los Prietos Boys Camp Wednesday after walking away from a work program they were participating in at Santa Ynez High School.Deputies began searching for the two teens just before 5:30 p.m. when they were spotted near the high school, leading... Read more »
  • RDM's parking may fill up during busy travel season
    <![CDATA[The Redmond Municipal Airport warned Wednesday that its pay parking lot is very full this spring break week -- and may become completely full during the busy spring and summer travel season.RDM is encouraging travelers to consider using options in lieu of using the pay parking lot. Thy include, but... Read more »
  • Fungus-ridden trees being removed from Santa Barbara YMCA
    <![CDATA[28 trees suffering from root rot fungus will be removed from the Santa Barbara Family YMCA property.Most of the eucalyptus and canary pine trees are surrounding the children's playground also known as "The Grove."About 9 months ago, a large eucalyptus tree collapsed following a rain storm onto the playground and... Read more »