The late-night crash followed two other fatal collisions Sunday.
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The late-night crash followed two other fatal collisions Sunday.
A Palm Desert woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Sunday night after hitting a wall in her Pontiac Grand Am while trying to make a turn on Courtside Drive in Palm Desert, police said Monday.
Three separate crashes Sunday claimed the lives of three Coachella Valley residents.
Many national parks are finalizing plans to hire fewer temporary employees this summer, close some campgrounds and scale back popular family programs such as ranger-led nature walks and cultural tours because of mandatory budget cuts that took effect March 1.
Artist Bill Anson was pounding away Sunday afternoon on a new sculpture of copper and cedar, while across the lawn at the Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Scott Lauer was busy at his pottery wheel.
Two months after a Mercedes was driven straight into his Postal Annex store, Clint Rodgers considers himself a lucky man.
The Riverside County auditor-controller has found the Chiriaco Summit Water District non-compliant with state law — having failed to submit to an audit each of the past nine years — and is asking the state Controller's Office to look into the possibility of fraud, waste or abuse.
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million — the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The Riverside County Transportation Commission was forced to withhold a payment of more than $800,000 to SunLine Transit Agency last month after the valley bus operator missed a deadline for submitting its annual financial audit.
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only 'when it came out in the news' while Republicans continued to press the administration for more answers.
Under Richard Milanovich, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians evolved from an impoverished people into a political powerhouse.
Boats from Savannah High School in Anaheim and Glendora High School in eastern L.A. County won the 11th annual Solar Cup boat races Sunday near Temecula.
Community-related news and notes from across the Coachella Valley
An equipment failure in an underground vault triggered a predawn power outage Sunday that affected 33 businesses and homes in a three-block area of Rancho Mirage, a spokeswoman said.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Sunday released the results of two sobriety/driver's license checkpoints in the county.
One person is dead and two people suffered major injuries early Sunday morning in a traffic collision at Highway 74 between El Paseo and Highway 111 in Palm Desert, a Riverside County Sheriff's spokesman said.
Water from the Colorado River flows through a canal and a pipeline, and then pours into ponds in the Coachella Valley. That water seeps down through the sandy soil to the aquifer and enables the desert to bloom in an oasis of thousands of palm-studded gardens, golf courses and swimming pools.
Cathedral City High School history teacher Lee Wilson served as a cryptologist — and later a linguist (he speaks Russian) — during his four years of active duty and eight years of reserve duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Assemblyman Brian Nestande's campaign website made a brief debut last week, and immediately raised questions about whether the congressional candidate was blurring the lines with his state legislative duties.
A much-needed improvement project is scheduled to begin Monday on one of Cathedral City's busiest and bumpiest streets.
Palm Springs Unified School District displayed more than 200 pieces of art created by pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students at its sixth annual All District Arts Show on Saturday.
Graduation Day is a time to celebrate achievement, and Deborah and Denise Powell of Indio have overcome much.
A Hofstra University student being held at gunpoint by an intruder was accidently shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to the home invasion at an off-campus home, police said Saturday.
Of course, the chances of winning the $600 million prize remain astronomically low: 1 in 175.2 million. And lottery officials said Saturday that 80 percent of the possible combinations have been purchased.
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
The Coachella Valley uses water from the Colorado River to replenish its natural reservoir of groundwater. A lawsuit by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
Police arrested a man early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle, Sgt. Kelly Fieux said.
Authorities released the name of an Idyllwild rockclimber who died Friday after falling 150 feet.
A caregiver support group funded by Riverside County Department of Mental Health meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at The Space, 66-525 Pierson Blvd., near Palm Drive.
Two medical marijuana dispensaries ordered by the court to close were visited Friday by Palm Springs police to ensure they were following orders.
Craig Marlar — a longtime Coachella Valley businessman who battled over ownership of the fire-ravaged GG's Island — is dead, The Desert Sun learned Friday.
A charter school in Thousand Palms will have to close its doors for good by the end of this school year, forcing about 70 students to move to other Coachella Valley schools.
Banjo's hobo days are behind him. The 11-month-old poodle-terrier mix — found by a Union Pacific crew tied to train tracks in Mecca on April 2 — finally has a home with Jeff and Louisa Moore and their Tibetan terrier Lali.
People looking for a different spin to traditional religious worship will soon have a chance to check out a new church in Cathedral City.
For 4 1/2 months the trial has been about Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander, two attractive young people whose obsessive sexual relationship exploded into murder. One of the lovers is dead, the other may soon be sent to death row.
The city of Riverside is not complying with rules regarding the disposal of assets possessed by redevelopment agencies dissolved by the Legislature in 2011, and is instead holding onto funds it shouldn't, according to findings released this week by the state controller's office.
Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris met with a new statewide taskforce of district attorneys Friday to study ways to reduce gun violence and enforce existing law.
Strong winds are expected to blow through the Coachella Valley and Riverside County mountains this afternoon through early Saturday, especially north of I-10.
Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize.
A rock climber died Friday after falling 150 feet in Idyllwild.
A 57-year-old man accused of exposing himself to a girl in a Jurupa Valley supermarket pleaded not guilty Friday to indecent exposure.
An ex-con accused of fatally beating a homeless man with a rock during a confrontation in a transient camp near Lake Elsinore must stand trial on murder and other charges, a judge ruled Friday.
At 8:42 p.m., firefighters were called to a single-story home in the 78-900 block of Zenith Way, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Criminal charges were filed Friday against a 29-year-old Sun Valley man who allegedly used an electronic skimmer to steal account information from Chase bank customers at a La Quinta branch.
A Blythe man pleaded not guilty by insanity this week to a crime spree in which he allegedly broke into a senior apartment building, started a fire, drove a stolen car into some firefighters and took a victim hostage at gunpoint, using him as a shield.
The former Coachella Valley Unified School District transportation director was sentenced Friday afternoon to nearly seven years in prison for misappropriating and embezzling district funds.
The Cathedral City Junior All American Football and Cheer Club is scheduled to host sign-ups from 9 a.m. to noon today in front of the Walmart in Palm Springs.
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