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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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Bank of America's Museums on Us August 2-3

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can enjoy National Museum Month with free admission this weekend.
Inland Empire Gasoline Price Drops For 20th Day

Inland Empire Gasoline Price Drops For 20th Day

The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased 16.1 cents over the past 20 days.
Weather Warning: Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory

Weather Warning: Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory

Thunderstorms and heavy showers are hitting the advisory area.

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Palm Desert Man Arrested for Theft After Allegedly Getting Undeserved Freebies

Palm Desert Man Arrested for Theft After Allegedly Getting Undeserved Freebies

Free tournament tickets and cheap golf landed the man in jail.

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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Six Residents Displaced by Palm Desert House Fire

Six Residents Displaced by Palm Desert House Fire

The morning fire caused $75K in damage.
Mitt Romney, Neil deGrasse Tyson Announced as Desert Town Hall Speakers

Mitt Romney, Neil deGrasse Tyson Announced as Desert Town Hall Speakers

The speaker series have hosted former presidents George Bush and George W. Bush, among other dignitaries and leading experts in their fields.
Prosecutor: Cathedral Man Set Hospital Bed on Fire Because He Was Not Allowed to Smoke

Prosecutor: Cathedral Man Set Hospital Bed on Fire Because He Was Not Allowed to Smoke

The defense is arguing that Julio Cesar Lopez, 28, was acting as trapped person trying to get out.
Arsonist in Custody for Setting 'Numerous' Fires on Indian Reservation

Arsonist in Custody for Setting 'Numerous' Fires on Indian Reservation

Joseph Buck Auclair, 29, of Thermal, is charged with nine counts of arson — all felony.
Palm Springs PD Looking for a Few Good Men, Women

Palm Springs PD Looking for a Few Good Men, Women

The free 13-week Citizens' Police Academy will teach participants on police procedures, crime scene investigations, community policing and more.

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Free Ice Cream for Donors at Blood Drive Challenge

Free Ice Cream for Donors at Blood Drive Challenge

The Palm Desert blood drive is part of a challenge for Desert Blood Services. Two others are scheduled at nearby towns later this week.