Desert Hot Springs Seal

Saturday, November 16, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

Another SoCal city is officially on Chapter 9 bankruptcy watch.

The Riverside County city of Desert Hot Springs is in a severe cash flow crunch.

Earlier this week, city officials, citing pension and payroll costs, indicated they may have to seek out federal bankruptcy protection in order to avoid running out of money to fund payroll and ongoing operations.