TWO MORONGO BASIN SOCCER TEAMS IN PALM SPRINGS CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY

Two local adult soccer teams will represent our Morongo Basin in competition this weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says, no matter who wins, we will have the championship team… This Sunday is a big day for the Cuervos and Latinos. If you’re not familiar with these two Yucca Valley teams, it’s

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JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED BY SUSPECTED DUI DRIVER IN PALMS SPRINGS

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A Joshua Tree man was struck and killed by a suspected DUI driver in Palms Springs early Tuesday morning. The California Highway Patrol said Austin Ulshafer, 29, from Cathedral City, was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the two-car crash. CHP investigators said Ulshafer was driving a GMC pickup truck

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JOSHUA TREE MAN STRUCK AND KILLED BY SUSPECTED DUI DRIVER IN PALMS SPRINGS

A Joshua Tree man was struck and killed by a suspected DUI driver in Palms Springs early this morning. The California Highway Patrol said Austin Ulshafer, 29, from Cathedral City was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the two-car crash. CHP Investigators said Ulshafer was driving a GMC pickup truck

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“FOREVER MARILYN” MAY BE RETURNING TO NEARBY PALM SPRINGS

The popular, “Forever Marilyn” statue may soon be back permanently in Palm Springs. P.S. Resorts is negotiating with a charitable foundation that donates to causes it believes will improve a community, to cover half the cost of relocating the blonde bombshell. The remainder of the cost would be covered through

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION PLANNING TRIP TO PALM SPRINGS TRAM AND AIR MUSEUM

The Town of Yucca Valley is taking a group to see the Palm Springs aerial tram and Air Museum. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to sign up to go… Join the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department for a visit to popular attractions in Palm Springs on Saturday, May

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DESERT GUILDS QUILT SHOW OPENS TOMORROW IN PALMS SPRINGS

More than 150 quilts will be on display at the 2016 Desert Guilds Quilt Show in Palm Springs Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5. Members of three quilt guilds, including the Cactus Sewables of Yucca Valley, will show off their designs, including miniature and challenge quilts, at the show.

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PALM SPRINGS MAN SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY SHOOTING

A Palm Springs man is wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Yucca Valley early Thursday morning. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, Gary Clayton, 27, was visiting his girlfriend at her apartment in the 54600 block of 29 Palms Highway when they began to argue. Clayton left the

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN KILLED IN PALM SPRINGS MOTORCYCLE CRASH

A Morongo Valley man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Palm Springs last week. According to the Riverside County Coroner’s office, Jacob Lutzker, 27, was riding his 2002 Honda motorcycle south on Indian Canyon Road about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, when he was struck by a 2005 Ford Ranger that

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN KILLED IN PALMS SPRINGS CRASH SUNDAY

A Yucca Valley woman was one of two people killed in a head-on crash on North Indian Canyon between I-10 and Tramview Road in Palm Springs yesterday. The fatal crash, just before 3:00 Sunday afternoon, closed the road for several hours. Palm Springs police reports a 2003 Acura Integra driven

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CITY OF PALM SPRINGS SETTLES IN WRONGFUL DEATH OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

Nearly three years after an unarmed Marine was shot and killed by two police officers in a Palm Springs parking garage, the city of Palm Springs has settled a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the Marine’s family. The trial was scheduled to start next week, but the city’s insurance company

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FBI SERVES SEARCH WARRANTS ON PALM SPRINGS CITY HALL

A dozen agents with the FBI and the Riverside County district attorney’s office executed search warrants on Palm Springs City Hall yesterday. City Attorney Douglas Holland said staff were cooperating with the agents. Authorities also knocked on the door of an apartment listed as a home address by Mayor Steve

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UPDATE: WIDESPREAD VERIZON OUTAGE HAS BEEN RESTORED

As of 3:53 this afternoon, it appears that all cellular and internet services, emergency services, as well as ATMs and credit card networks are back online. According to San Bernardino County Fire Division Chief John Chamberlin, a trunkline was struck in the Palm Springs area at approximately 10:15 this morning.

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DAMAGED TRUNKLINE IN PALM SPRINGS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAJOR WIDESPREAD CELLULAR OUTAGE

According to San Bernardino County Fire Division Chief John Chamberlin, a trunkline was struck in the Palm Springs area at approximately 10:15 this morning. This is affecting all Verizon landline and cell service, including 911. The San Bernardino County Office of Emergency Services is in the process of making arrangements

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PRESIDENT OBAMA EXPECTED IN PALM SPRINGS FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND

All indications are that President Barack Obama will visit the Palm Springs area next Father’s Day weekend; that would make five times he has come to the nearby low desert area. While there is no confirmation, the White House is quietly alerting people who need to know that the president

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KIWANIS CLUB SPONSORS BASEBALL CLINIC IN PALM SPRINGS

The Greater Yucca Valley Kiwanis Clubs are sponsoring the fifth annual youth baseball clinic Saturday. Bring your favorite mitt and bat and join former major league players Derrel Thomas and Rudy Law for the morning sessions of batting, base running, and fielding drills. A hot dog lunch will follow. The

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TWO WOMEN ARRESTED AFTER WAL-MART THEFTS

Two women were arrested Tuesday morning, accused of stealing from Wal-Mart. According to a Sheriff’s report, Sara Wagner, 19, of Palm Springs, and Bree Lewis, 23, of Yucca Valley, were in Wal-Mart about 8 a.m. Tuesday morning when loss prevention personnel said they were tearing tags off inexpensive items and

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LOCALS PERFORM IN PALM SPRINGS USO SHOW TOMORROW

Local talent will perform in a USO show tomorrow. Yucca Valley’s Pete Astorino will be doing Jimmy Durante at the show at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Showtime begins at 2:00 p.m. This show is based on Bob Hope’s USO shows for the military all over the world. Look-alikes will

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WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT OF MARINE KILLED BY PALM SPRINGS POLICE DELAYED

A wrongful death suit against two Palm Springs police officers who shot and killed a Twentynine Palms Marine in 2012 faces yet another delay. Two years ago, Corporal Allan DeVillena II, 22, was celebrating the Marine Corps birthday in Palm Springs with a friend, Private First Class Clinton Harris. Following

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY WILL NOT CHARGE PALM SPRINGS POLICEMAN IN KILLING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

Nearly two years to the day after an unarmed Marine was shot by two police officers in a Palm Springs parking garage, Riverside County prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file charges against the police officers. Corporal Allan DeVillena II was killed by Officers Chad Nordman and Mike Heron

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ROBS TWO ELDERLY VICTIMS AT KNIFEPOINT IN PALM SPRINGS

A Yucca Valley man who allegedly robbed two 80-something Palm Springs residents at knifepoint and stole their car, was behind bars in Joshua Tree Thursday. Daniel Volrich, 24, was arrested Wednesday at a Yucca Valley home for investigation of the crimes, which occurred August 26. The victims had left their

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