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Palm Desert, California is located in Riverside County. Zip codes in Palm Desert, CA include 92261, 92255, and 92260. The median home price in Palm Desert is $330,000 which is roughly $195/per square foot. More Palm Desert information.

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Elvisa Honeymoon Hideaway and Graceland West

It's August and that means Elvis Week is upon us. Perhaps that's why I was intrigued when I heard recently that the two properties in Palm Springs, California, in which Elvis Presley once lived are currently in transition.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Woman crashes into power pole on Washington St.

CHP is investigating after a woman drove off the road and collided with a power pole on Washington Street Thursday afternoon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Kids left in hot cars continue to add to death toll

Leaving a child in a hot car can be deadly. The topic is gaining national steam after more and more child heat stroke deaths continue to pop up around the country.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Valley Homeowner Claims Bad Street Leads to Flooding

Living in the desert we know many times with sudden heavy downpours, streets tend to flood.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Search effort underway in mountains south of Palm Desert

Police say they were looking for a possible missing hiker near Pinyon Pines. A vehicle was left at the Cahuilla Tewanet Vista Point several days ago, but they have not been able to contact the registered owner.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Indio doctor to give up medical license, accused of negligence and overprescribing

Kathy Creedon, a former Palm Desert resident, said her son Ryan was a drug addict, but that didn't stop Dr. Rudolpho Alegria, a physician and surgeon, from prescribing dangerous doses of prescription drugs to the 21-year-old at his Indio practice on Miles Avenue.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Your next meal could cost more

"In the next two to three months, I believe we're going to see a 15 to 20 percent increase in pricing as the produce becomes more scarce prices are going to rise," said Jim Madala, Produce Director/Buyer for Jensen's.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Elderly man accused of DUI fails to show at court hearing

An 83-year-old Palm Desert man who crashed his car into a fence at an elementary school, where a 10-year-old student was struck by flying debris and ended up losing a leg, failed to show up for a court hearing Tuesday because he was confused about the date, according to his attorney.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Watch out for Bighorn Sheep crossing Highway 74

Bighorn Sheep are being spotted more frequently around the desert. They're on golf courses and many drivers are seeing them up on Highway 74. Mating season is underway, meaning a large presence of bighorn sheep are out and about.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Africanized killer bee hive found in La Quinta

It was noticed before someone got hurt, but the homeowner who lives near it says it took too long for local agencies to figure out who was responsible for getting rid of it.

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Cactus Thorns

Riverside County Sheriff's 17th Annual Law Enforcement Explorer Academy

From July 20th, through July 25th, 2014, the Explorer Post 507 from the Palm Desert Sheriff's Station proudly represented the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, and the respective partner contract cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and Indian Wells, while attending the 17th Annual Law Enforcement Academy.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Monsoons bring thunder and lightning to the valley

This week's dry, scorching heat gave way to heavy humidity, rain and rumbling. "I heard the lightning and the thunder and we had probably a quarter inch of rain," said Paul Copeskey of Rancho Mirage.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

juan Carlos Alcala accused in double murder in Palm Desert

A judge on Friday ordered a Palm Desert man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor's 24-year-old son and 2-year-old granddaughter to undergo two psychological examinations.

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Patch.com

Weather Warning: Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Central Riverside County, including Palm Desert.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ron Cohn to Celebrate Birthday with a Cole Porter Cabaret Show, 8/17

Local performer Ron Cohn will celebrate his birthday with a cabaret show about his favorite composer, Cole Porter at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2 PM.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Keep AC Running Smoothly with Maintenance

As Coachella Valley temperatures consistently rise above 110 degrees, it is important for consumers to be aware of home air conditioning systems and potential problems that could arise.

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Patch.com

Six Residents Displaced by Palm Desert House Fire

A dryer fire in Palm Desert displaced three adults and three children today, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Free Ice Cream for Donors at Blood Drive Challenge

Posted by Alexander Nguyen Donors can get a coupon for a free pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream at a Palm Desert blood drive Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Palm Desert: Vehicle collides with bus; 2 injured

Two people were injured after a vehicle struck a stopped bus that was picking up passengers in Palm Desert Monday, July 21, authorities said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Palm Desert man living in Ukraine reacts to escalating tension

"It's quite an experience being in the Ukraine." Doug Diekmann of Palm Desert has been living in Kharkiv, a city in north-eastern Ukraine since March.

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Flash Flood Watch for Riverside County was issued at August 01 at 10:00PM PDT

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