Mark first moved to the Coachella Valley in 1994 and is currently a Palm Springs resident. After a long career in newspapers (including The Desert Sun) and major digital news websites, he founded The Palm Springs Post in 2021.
During a 90-minute event Tuesday evening, Chief Andy Mills answered questions ranging from potential threats in the city from outsiders, to the arrest of a local man suspected of multiple violent attacks on other men.
Encampments have appeared in multiple areas throughout the city but are somewhat nomadic. One in the wash that abuts the Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort is believed to be the biggest in the Coachella Valley.