“The morning after Tropical Storm Hilary hit, Rick’s Restaurant in Palm Springs was bustling. Andy Mahaffey, the general manager, joked with staff and chatted with regulars at the restaurant, a local’s and visitor’s favorite since 1985.

“I just figured if we had enough staff show up, great, we’d open,” Mahaffey said. “If not, we’d just close and live to face another day. And to my surprise, everybody showed up…”

Cathedral City Tropical Storm Hilary

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