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Desert Hot Springs facing bankruptcy with $3 million defecit




Guests relax poolside at We Care spa and Resort May 18, 2002 in Desert Hot Springs, CA. In an area that boasts a large number of spas and resorts, the 17-year-old We Care spa offers a holistic health alternative.
Guests relax poolside at We Care spa and Resort May 18, 2002 in Desert Hot Springs, CA. In an area that boasts a large number of spas and resorts, the 17-year-old We Care spa offers a holistic health alternative.
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The Coachella Valley town of Desert Hot Springs is running a deficit of more than $3 million, or about 20 percent of its total revenue. Among the solutions are to declare municipal bankruptcy, or dis-incorporate the town, which is home to about 25,000 people.

Dave Nyczepir, a local reporter for The Desert Sun, joins the show to explain.