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  1. California man guilty of accessory charge in Vanderbilt rapeRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A California man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor accessory charge in the June 2013 rape of a Vanderbilt University student by football players. Finley testified at trial that Vandenburg sent him text messages and videos of the assault as it was happening.


  2. Coroner: Executive found dead at desert resort drownedRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a Los Angeles finance executive found dead in a pond at a Palm Desert resort earlier this year died from drowning. The Desert Sun reports Wednesday that the Riverside County coroner made the determination in the case of 33-year-old Omar Meza.


  3. Tony Verna, inventor of instant TV replay, dies at 81Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Tony Verna, a television director and producer who invented instant replay for live sports games 51 years ago, has died. Verna's daughter, Tracy Soiseth, said her father died Sunday at his Palm Desert, California, home after battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia.


  4. Authorities find body at resort amid search for executiveRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities have found a body at the J.W. Marriot resort in Palm Desert, where investigators have been searching for a missing Los Angeles finance executive. City News Service reports Thursday that it's unknown if the body is 33-year-old Omar Arce Meza who was last seen on Jan. 8. Riverside County sheriff's investigators have scoured the resort for days with dive teams and dogs to find Meza, the vice president for AIG Financial Distributors.


  5. Bob Boyd, former USC basketball coach, dies at 84Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Bob Boyd, the Southern California basketball coach who led the Trojans to four postseason appearances in the 1960s and '70s, died Wednesday. He was 84. The school said Boyd died of natural causes at his home in Palm Desert.


  6. VP from finance company missing in Palm DesertRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities are searching for a vice president from a finance company who disappeared after checking into a hotel in Palm Desert. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says 33-year-old Omar Meza checked into the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort on Thursday, then failed to show up for scheduled meetings on Friday and hasn't been seen since.


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