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  1. Ex-officials in Beaumont corruption case due in court today for arraignmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Press-Enterprise

    The seven former Beaumont city officials charged in May with 94 felony corruption counts, including embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds, face a big day of court hearings today. The men were entrusted to run the city, some for as long as two decades.


  2. Here's how to make sense of Beaumont's corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Press-Enterprise

    The seven former Beaumont city officials charged in May with 94 felony corruption counts, including embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds, face a big day of court hearings Friday, Aug. 19. The men who were entrusted to run the city, some for as long as two decades. The former city manager, Alan Kapanicas; former police chief, Francis Dennis "Frank" Coe; former city attorney, Joseph Aklufi; former finance director, William K. Aylward; former public works director, Deepak Moorjani; former planning director, Ernest A. Egger; and former economic development director, David W. Dillon.


  3. Pinyon Pines: Defendants in triple murder case plead not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Two defendants pleaded not guilty Tuesday, July 19, in court to charges in the deaths of a trio of Pinyon Pines residents in 2006. Robert Lars Pape, 28, of Cathedral City, and Cristin Conrad Smith, 27, of Lacey, Wash., have a settlement conference hearing Friday, July 22, in Riverside County Superior Court in Indio.


  4. Political EmpireDECISION 2016: Jeff Stone's campaign manager steps down after posting gun photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Marc Troast resigned as Republican congressional candidate Jeff Stone's campaign manager after posting a photo of him firing a weapon similar in appearance to the one used in the Orlando terror attack. The congressional campaign manager for Republican state Sen. Jeff Stone has resigned after posting a photo of him firing a rifle that looks similar to the one used in the Orlando massacre.


  5. Orlando Mass Shooting: Palm Springs rally stands firm against hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Stomping out hate was the main theme at a vigil for the victims of the shooting in Orlando on Sunday night. "The massacre that occurred in Orlando, was deeply felt throughout our communities.


  6. Palm Desert: Dead hiker was Rancho Mirage man, 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    A hiker found dead along a trail overlooking Palm Desert was a 61-year-old Rancho Mirage man, say Riverside County coroner's officials. Another hiker reported discovering Mark Myden's body shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, along the Bump and Grind Trail in the foothills about a half-mile west of Hwy.


  7. DRONES: Life-saving liftoff for Riverside County Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Ten sheriff's employees are in the training program and 20 more expressed interest. Pilots receive 20 hours of training, observers 10. Todd Colten gently pushed his right arm forward, and with that movement, the first test of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department's search-and-rescue drone was off the ground.


  8. Newlin's the one for state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    The only Inland-area boys golfer to advance to the state championship Thursday hailed from Temescal Canyon High School, and no, he wasn't the one most expected to move on. Senior Hunter Newlin shot 3-under-par 69 on Brookside Golf Club's C.W. Koiner Course and tied for fourth in the CIF-SCGA Southern California Regional on what was an otherwise non-descript day for Inland competitors.


  9. SOFTBALL: Aquinas falls to Palm Desert in Division 4 wildcard gameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    There are season when the Aquinas High softball team is highly ranked and a deep run in the CIF-SS playoffs is expected even before the season begins. The season ended with a 7-2 loss Tuesday to Palm Desert in a CIF-SS Division 4 Wild-Card Game at Aquinas High School, but coach Chris Ybarra chose to focus on what the team accomplished this season rather than what it didn't.


  10. Boys Golf: Record day for Great Oak golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    They've always wondered just what would happen if they all played really well on the same day. Now, the Temecula Great Oak boys golfers can stop wondering.


  11. RETAIL: Seven more Aldi stores open May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Seven new markets will open at 8:30 a.m. May 19. Among them is a store at 72-543 Highway 111, Palm Desert. As with earlier store openings, Aldi will celebrate at each location with ribbon-cuttings, gift certificate giveaways to the first 100 shoppers, sweepstakes and product sampling.


  12. Moreno Valley: Three plead not guilty in teen prostitution trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Three defendants in a human trafficking case involving a 15-year-old Moreno Valley girl pleaded not guilty to the charges against them during video arraignments in Riverside County Superior Court Friday, May 6. The Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force investigation began last September after the victim reported being kidnapped for the purpose of prostituting her in the Coachella Valley, with an advertisement posted on, according to an arrest warrant in the case.


  13. Moreno ValleyMORENO VALLEY: Prostituted girl helps investigators catch alleged traffickersRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Two people have been arrested after a months-long investigation into a two-month span during which a 15-year-old girl from Moreno Valley was prostituted in the Coachella Valley and San Bernardino County. The girl was walking near Moreno Valley Mall in March of 2015 when two men, named in a Riverside County sheriff's department news release as Brandon Ellison and Dejuan Darsean Lewis, abducted her and brought her to an apartment on California Drive in Palm Desert.


  14. Palm Desert: Cin mas Palme d'Or closing June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    The move has create a stir because one of those owners is Bryan Cranston, star of "Breaking Bad" and recent Oscar nominee for "Trumbo." Cranston is a partner in Flagship Theatres, which is suing the giant chain Cinemark, alleging it ran Palme out of business by influencing studios to deny access to top new releases.


  15. The PassBEAUMONT: City wants state to probe Union BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Beaumont officials voted this week to ask the California Attorney General to investigate Union Bank's role as trustee in the sale of $200 million in city bonds after learning some financial records may have been destroyed. The City Council's vote follows months of frustration in efforts to get the bank to provide bond-spending records in the wake of an ongoing corruption probe.


  16. COACHELLA 2016: Prince lives anew at Weekend TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Admirers built a shrine to the groundbreaking singer and 2008 festival headliner, who died Thursday at his Minnesota home, beneath a Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival poster as the event headed into Weekend Two. A purple sign saying "RIP Prince" and "Nothing Compares To You," as well as purple and black roses and purple streamers, filled a flower bed below nearby.


  17. Rancho Mirage: Minor injury traffic collision prompts Dui arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County sheriff's deputies arrested a 26-year-old Palm Desert man who they say sideswiped a pickup truck while driving in Rancho Mirage, injuring the truck's two occupants. Jesse Cota was arrested on Friday, April 8, on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and booked into Indio Larson Justice Center, according to a Riverside County sheriff's news release.


  18. Lakers trainer Vitti, who will retire at season's end, has had front row seat since 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    As a trainer with the Utah Jazz for two years in the early 1980s, Gary Vitti had certainly seen the Lakers before. But never like that first day of training camp in 1984 when Vitti walked into a gym at the College of the Desert in Palm Desert.


  19. Lake ElsinoreCOMMUNITY NOTES: Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Greg Newman, a theater arts teacher at Heritage High School in Perris, has been selected April's Artist of the Month by Arts Council Menifee's board of trustees. Prior to Heritage, Newman taught at Menifee's Paloma Valley High School for 12 years.


  20. Political Empire2016 ELECTION: Revised political forecast favors two Inland congressional DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    The Cook Political Report late last week changed its predictions for 10 House of Representatives races to favor Democrats. Among them were California's 31st Congressional District, represented by Redlands Democrat Pete Aguilar, and 36th Congressional District, represented by Palm Desert Democrat Raul Ruiz.


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