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Refuge From the Heat: Three New West Valley Overnight Cooling Centers Provide Critical Relief—and Could Lead to More Help for the Homeless

It’s been hot in the Coachella Valley—including a 121-degree day on Aug. 5—and no segment of our community is more threatened by that heat than the valley’s homeless population. It was a 115-degree day on June 11 that helped spur the city of Palm Springs to partner with Riverside County to open an emergency overnight […]