Salton Sea Stinks Up Havasu, Mohave County

The strong Salton Sea odor made its way to Lake Havasu City and throughout the Mohave County Tuesday Aug. 15. The smell of sulfur resembled "rotten eggs" causing a nuisance to residents in the area. California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District Monday Aug. 14... — Updated 08/16/2017

Julian Apple Season Is Here - Volcan Valley Apple Farm Opens

The Volcan Valley Apple Farm, Julian's largest and best U-Pick apple orchard, is opening its gates for the 2017 U-Pick harvest season Friday Aug. 25, located at 1284 Julian Orchards Dr. They will be open Friday through Monday from ... — Updated 08/16/2017

SCAQMD Issues Smoke Advisory From Mias Fire

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory Tuesday Aug. 15 and will be in effect until Wednesday Aug. 16. The Mias brush fire burning in Riverside County, north of Banning is estimated at 540... — Updated 08/16/2017

Mias Brush Fire Burns 540 Acres

About 300 firefighters, seven air tankers and three water-dropping helicopters are fighting the Mias brush fire in the Riverside County, just north of Banning. The burn area is estimated at 540 acres, with five percent... — Updated 08/16/2017

Warner Springs Ranch Resort Signs Deal Pro Golf Hall of Famer Johnny Miller

Operators of the Warner Springs Ranch Resort and pro golf Hall-of-Famer and broadcaster Johnny Miller have signed a deal to use his course design firm for upcoming improvements to the property, which will begin immediately. Johnny ... — Updated 08/16/2017

Christmas Circle Trees Get A Trimming

The Christmas Circle palm trees are getting a fresh new look with a slight cut to branches. Workers have been trimming the trees since 9:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 15. Since the wind has been picking up in Borrego Springs, it is a great ... — Updated 08/16/2017

SCAQMD Issues Odor Advisory Near Salton Sea

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued an odor advisory due to elevated hydrogen sulfide levels near the Salton Sea Monday Aug. 14, until midnight Tuesday Aug. 15. SCAQMD has issued an odor advisory for the Coachella Valley due to elevated levels of a gas... — Updated 08/16/2017

2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest

The Anza-Borrego Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest. There are six categories to choose from - Plants of ABDSP, Desert Bighorn Sheep of ABDSP, Animals (not sheep) of ABDSP,... — Updated 08/4/2017

Montezuma Grade Closed - UPDATE

Montezuma Grade is currently closed for 10-minute intervals for a Harley Davidson commercial. They are being very secretive. Before cars can pass by, motor bikes are quickly put into trailers. Deputies have also signed non-disclosure... — Updated 08/16/2017