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  1. Contract killer gets life in prison for 1992 death of Coachella Valley manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A contract killer who fatally shot a Coachella Valley man more than two decades ago was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A Riverside jury on Dec. 6 convicted Russell Huber, 59, of Oroville of first-degree murder, with a special circumstance allegation of lying in wait, for the death of 41-year-old Clyde Gregory Hayward of Palm Desert.


  2. Amazing pollinators: Birds, bats, bees and butterfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2013 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Kurt Leuschner, a popular professor at the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, shared his extensive knowledge of local pollinators at January's Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society meeting. But first, why read this column? Pollinators are vital because more than 200,000 of the world's flowering plants rely on pollinators, including 80 percent of our food plants.


  3. Not guilty plea for Steve Clute, accused of helping his wife, former...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Former California Assemblyman Steve Clute pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of helping his wife, a longtime university educator, commit suicide at their Palm Desert home last year. Clute, 68, was charged by prosecutors last week with aiding, advising or encouraging another person to commit suicide.


  4. Palm Desert plein air artist with Orange County ties to speak in RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    As a plein air artist, Palm Desert resident Marilyn Froggatt travels throughout the western United States in pursuit of more and more stunning visual conditions to reproduce on canvas. En plein air is a French phrase that describes the act of an artist capturing what the eye sees outdoors at a particular moment.


  5. Kingston Trio, comedian Paul Rodriguez and a Veterans Day parade are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    It's time for the weekend, so here's the latest edition of the Playlist with ideas for what to do with friends, as a couple or with your family in the Inland Empire. Round up the whole family and head to downtown Riverside to honor military veterans during the Salute to Veterans Day Parade & Expo on Saturday.


  6. Professional bull riding, NHRA racing and a choreography festival are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    It's time for the weekend, so here's the latest edition of the Playlist with ideas for what to do with friends, as a couple or with your family in the Inland Empire. It's not quite Pamplona, Spain, but bulls and riders will be the main attraction at the Professional Bull Riders Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario on Saturday.


  7. Dine 909: Rock a na roll all night at remodeled Rock & Brews at San Manuel CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    And for those of you who want to rock 'n' roll all night, you can: The restaurant is now open 24/7. Breakfast is served 7-11 a.m., and alcohol is available from 5 p.m. to 1:15 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 1:15 a.m. weekends and holidays.


  8. 86-year-old international jewel thief out of jail againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    International jewel thief Doris Payne, seen in Long Beach in 2015, says she feels no remorse for any of her thefts because she only stole from businesses who, in some cases, she argues, wouldn't mind losing a diamond here and there because collecting on an insurance claim is easier than making a legitimate sale. PALM DESERT - An 86-year-old jewel thief whose decades of exploits include crimes at home and abroad - including the 2013 theft of a diamond ring from a Palm Desert store - is out of custody again following two recent brushes with the law in Georgia.


  9. Bamboo sheets, pillows and even mattresses touted for eco-friendliness and comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Mattresses aren't the only things to consider in the quest for a good night's sleep. Bedding also can play a key role.


  10. Barbara Sinatra Dies in Rancho Mirage at Age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    In this July 11, 1996 file photo Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara arrive at Our Lady of Malibu church to renew their wedding vows on their 20th wedding anniversary. RANCHO MIRAGE - Barbara Sinatra, a longtime Coachella Valley resident and philanthropist, died today at her home in Rancho Mirage at the age of 90. The fourth and final wife of entertainer Frank Sinatra died of natural causes, surrounded by family and friends, according to family spokesman John E. Thoresen, director of the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation.


  11. How to avoid electrical shock at pools this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A normally enjoyable afternoon turned awful recently when four people, including two children, suffered electric shocks in the pool of a Palm Desert hotel and were hospitalized. Even still, death by pool electrocution is rare when you consider that there are about 1.3 million residential and commercial pools in California alone, said John Norwood, executive director of the California Pool and Spa Association.


  12. Indicted Beaumont councilman Mark Orozco misses meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Indicted Beaumont City Councilman Mark Orozco was absent Tuesday, May 16, when the panel met for the first time since charges were announced. But he was a major topic of conversation as five residents called for his resignation or removal from the council.


  13. Beaumont councilman indicted for bribery, perjury by grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Beaumont Councilman Mark Orozco, who was supposed to represent a new start for a beleaguered city that has been the subject of numerous anti-corruption probes , has been indicted by a Riverside County criminal grand jury. The Riverside County District's Office announced Friday that Orozco, 40, was indicted on one count of soliciting a bribe and nine counts of perjury on suspicion of falsely identifying campaign funds on his required disclosure document - the Fair Political Practices Commission Form 460.


  14. Celebrating the life of Dr. Albert Karnig: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    San Bernardino County lost a true reflection of what a good American citizen should be when California State University, San Bernardino President Emeritus Dr. Albert Karnig, who devoted his life and career to inspiring our region and our neighbors to be the best they could be, passed away suddenly last Thursday. This Thursday, his family, associates, friends and many beneficiaries of his remarkable and wide-ranging career will gather at CSUSB's Coussoulis Arena at 2 p.m., followed by a reception at the CSUSB reflecting pool to celebrate a life that focused on improving all of our lives every day.


  15. Driverless airport shuttle bus may be ride of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    This 12-passenger, electric and driverless shuttle is demonstrated to transportation officials attending the Southern California Association of Governments' 52nd annual Regional Conference and General Assembly conference at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, Thursday, May 4, 2017. This autonomous vehicle “EZ10” is manufactured by EasyMile and operated by Transdev.


  16. Todd Marinovich, after hitting the lowest point of his life, is happily on the road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Todd Marinovich, the troubled former football star talks about his recent struggles with drug addiction and run-ins with the law and his road to recovery in Irvine on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The 48-year-old former football star says he was in a drug- and alcohol-induced blackout when police found him nude in a stranger's backyard in Irvine last August, holding a brown bag with methamphetamine, syringes and his wallet.


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