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Artists wanted

Moreno Valley is looking to spruce up city hall, and a few other public buildings. The city is accepting applications from local artists who would like to see their art displayed through Moreno Valley’s Art Loan program, according to a statement. All selected work will be displayed from September through …

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Infected citrus tree found in Riverside

Citrus tree owners in and nearby Riverside are being asked to watch for huanglongbing – also known as HLB, or “greening” – a deadly disease that can spread quickly. A tree infected with the disease was removed recently from property near Chicago and Marlborough avenues in the northeast part of …

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Palm Springs shopping center sells

Palm Canyon Shopping Center, a 40,000-square-foot retail center in downtown Palm Springs, has been sold. The development at 471 S. Indian Canyon Drive sold for $7.3 million and was 56 percent occupied by six tenants – including International House of Pancakes, Urban Yoga and Casa Moderno – when escrow closed, …

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Mayor shows support for Habitat for Humanity

Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez wanted to make a dramatic gesture to show his support for Habitat for Humanity, the international nonprofit agency that builds houses for people in need. So he decided to rappel off Riverside City Hall, a 123-foot drop down the seven-story edifice at 3900 Main St. …

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Palm Springs bans gas-powered leaf blowers

Less than two years from now, gasoline-powered leaf blowers will be illegal in Palm Springs. The city council passed an ordinance last week banning their use, although electric-powered blowers will still be allowed, according to a statement. The new ordinance is scheduled to go into effect Jan. 19, 2019. Residents …

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Denver shows up on Palm Springs International radar

Airport Traffic is Flat

Starting this fall, Frontier Airlines will offer seasonal nonstop service between Palm Springs International Airport and Denver. The new flights, which will run Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, will offer one-way fares as low as $59, according to a statement posted Tuesday on Palm Springs’ website. Frontier Airlines, a low-cost …

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