It was a busy year for news in Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley, with elections, business, crime, arts and entertainment grabbing headlines.
The following list is based on page views, reflecting which news drew the most attention on Palm Desert Patch in 2012.
29. Authorities ID College Student Killed by Deputy
28. High Winds Halt Play At Humana Challenge
27. Alleged Prostitutes Nabbed at PD 'Erotic' Massage
26. Health Officials Warn Tennis Fans of Stomach Virus
25. Readers' Choice: Best Breakfast in Palm Desert
24. Suspect Killed by Cop a COD Athlete
23. Best Burger in Palm Desert
22. Real Time Results: Will Raul Ruiz Unseat Mary Bono Mack?
21. New DMV Office Opens in Palm Desert
20. PD Duo Arrested in Fast Food Robberies
19. Construction Begins On Red Lobster
18. Palm Desert Attorney Indicted On Fraud Charges
17. Teen Sent to Hospital in Hit-and-Run Identified
16. Piero's Pizza Vino Opens Doors On El Paseo
15. Palm Desert's Christina Pascucci Moves To KTLA
12. Bono Mack Concedes Race for the 36th Congressional District
10. Opening Announced for Red Lobster in Palm Desert
9. UPDATE: Election 2012: Romney Takes California; Prop 29 Narrowly Falls
8. Palm Desert Pics & Clips
7. Christina Pascucci: Palm Desert's Hottest News Anchor
6. UPDATE: Brawley Earthquakes Felt Locally
5. Ford Compound Up For Sale For $1.699 Million
4. Red Lobster Prepares to Open - But Is Anybody Else?
3. Red Lobster Begins Final Preps to Open
2. Odor Across Southern California Came from Salton Sea
1. College of the Desert Accused of Defrauding State $5.2 Million
Which reports resonated most with you? Which reports are you surprised to see on this list? And which are you surprised did not make the list?