JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES PLANNED

If you need a welcoming place to attend Jewish High Holy Day services, the Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area invites you to Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs. Services will be held there at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, and 10 a.m. Thursday, September

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PICK-UP TRUCK STOLEN TWICE IN 24 HOURS; SUSPECT DETAINED

A pick-up was stolen two times in less than 24 hours, and the suspected thief is in custody after he allegedly led police on an early morning pursuit Thursday. Desert Hot Springs police say that Manuel Montenegro, 19, of Cathedral City, stole a truck Wednesday evening from the 11100 block

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JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES PLANNED

The Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are coming up. Reporter David Haldane has your invitation to holiday services in the desert… Need a welcoming place to attend Jewish High Holy Day services? The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area invites you to Mission Lakes

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PALMER FIRE NEAR REDLANDS NOW 80 PERCENT CONTAINED

Firefighters made significant progress yesterday in containing the Palmer Fire straddling the border of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. An update by the Riverside County Fire Department at 5:30 p.m. declared the brush fire was 80 percent contained and had burned 3,874 acres. The fire started at 1:30 p.m. Saturday

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE ACCUSE 2 OF CHILD MOLESTATION AND PORNOGRAPHY

A man and woman have been arrested by Desert Hot Springs police, accused of child molestation and making and distributing child pornography. On August 16, detectives learned about a video that allegedly showed a child being sexually abused. With the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations, detectives located Michael Flaherty, 31,

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFER LOW-COST PET SERVICES IN SEPTEMBER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in September for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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SCHOOL LOCKED DOWN, THREE ARRESTED AFTER DESERT HOT SPRINGS PURSUIT

An elementary school was locked down and three people were arrested in Desert Hot Springs following a pursuit Thursday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., police officers attempted to stop a car with no license plates near Palm Drive and Dillon Road. The driver refused to pull over and led officers

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE SEIZE $1 MILLION IN ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW FOLLOWING HOUSE FIRE

Desert Hot Springs police discovered an illegal marijuana grow following a house fire early Tuesday morning. About 5:45 a.m., firefighters were called to the 65300 block of Osprey Lane for a house fire. While fighting the blaze, firefighters discovered an illegal marijuana grow operation inside the home and called police.

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SAN DIEGO MAN ARRESTED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS, ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

A San Diego man was arrested in Desert Hot Springs Wednesday, accused of attempted murder and spouse abuse. According to Desert Hot Springs police, officers were called to the 68700 block of Panorama Drive in Desert Hot Springs about 11 a.m. for a disturbance. After an investigation, Denton Capell was

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TWO DESERT HOT SPRINGS MEN, FOUND IN STOLEN CAR, ARRESTED

Two Desert Hot Springs men were arrested Thursday, after they were found in a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:50 p.m. a deputy spotted a 2000 Honda Civic driving on Highway 62 near Desert Willow Trail in Morongo Valley. The deputy determined the car had been stolen

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FREE CONCERT TONIGHT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A free concert will be held tonight in Desert Hot Springs. Eddie Birmingham, an independent musician, drummer, percussionist, and songwriter will perform a one-man show of Top 40 and electronic hits with his drum set. Bring a blanket, picnic basket, and enjoy live music in this free concert that’s part

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO BRINGING LIVE ORDINANCE ON PLANE IN PALM SPRINGS

A Twentynine Palms Marine pleaded not guilty in an Indio courtroom yesterday to trying to bring live military ordnance onto a plane in Palm Springs in March. Steven Vella, 21, was arrested March 4 as he tried to board his flight to New York. Authorities had discovered inside his luggage

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HORSE STRUCK, KILLED BY CARS IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A horse was killed after it was hit by multiple cars in Desert Hot Springs last night. The horse was being ridden at about 8:30 p.m. near Palm Drive and 20th Avenue when the rider fell off. It’s not known at this time what made the rider fall off the

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8-YEAR-OLD BOY DROWNS IN HOTEL POOL FRIDAY IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

An 8-year-old boy drowned in a Desert Hot Springs hotel swimming pool Friday evening. Issac Moore had gone to a pool party at the Vista Ventana Spa and Resort Friday in the 66500 block of 6th Street. Paramedics were called to the extended-stay hotel about 9:30 p.m. for an unresponsive

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PALM SPRINGS VETERANS DAY PARADE SEEKING MILITARY PARTICIPANTS

The City of Palm Springs is seeking military participation in its 21st annual Veterans Day parade. The parade is set for Saturday, November 11, starting at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. Applications are due by October 20. The Palm Springs Veterans’ Day parade is one of 60 events nationwide

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN HOME FOLLOWING FIRE

The body of a Desert Hot Springs woman and her dogs were found in her home following a fire Thursday morning. Firefighters responded to the 9200 block of Calle De Vecinos about 8:30 a.m. As firefighters entered the home, they found the body of Jane Engel, 70, and her dogs.

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A MAN 5 TIMES IN A HOME INVASION

Desert Hot Springs police have announced the name of the suspect who was arrested Sunday, accused of shooting a man multiple times during a home invasion robbery. Altonia Jackson Jr., 22, is accused of invading a home in the 9700 block of Vista Del Valle about 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’67 PLANS 50TH REUNION

Twentynine Palms High School Class of ’67 is inviting ALL Wildcats to join in their 50th class reunion. The reunion is set for Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, at Desert Princess Resort in Cathedral City. Tickets are $70 each and includes a pizza party Friday; dinner and dancing

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1 IN CUSTODY AFTER HOME INVASION SHOOTING IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Desert Hot Springs police are investigating a home invasion robbery and shooting. About 6:45 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to the 9700 block of Vista Del Valle for a home invasion robbery in which a person was shot. Arriving officers saw the suspect fleeing on a motorcycle and started a

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CALTRANS KICKS OFF PUBLIC SAFETY CAMPAIGN

You’ve seen the billboards along Highway 62 and Interstate 10: a face with tire treads on it and the message “You’ll never know who you run into: Look Both Ways.” CalTrans officially kicked off a public safety campaign called Look Both Ways. Accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles have risen in

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