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Desert Star Weekly Jan. 3, 2020 issue!

Desert Star Weekly Jan. 1, 2020 issue!

Dog Days of Summer

By Pat Krause UCR Palm Desert held a Dog Days of Summer, art show opening reception on July 19th. The event was held at Building 8, and if you have never been there, you are in for some real surprises as it has many features. There were 148 pieces of...

Choosing the Right Doctor for Your Medical Care

Choosing the right doctor is one of the most important decisions people can make for their health. If you are unsure who to turn to for your general care, experts point out that internal medicine specialists, or internists, specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a...


By Pamela Price When you are in the mood for a “Lost Luggage BBQ Burger” or a “Transcontinental JFK to PSP." (all-beef hot dog topped with spicy brown mustard with your choice of sauerkraut or sautéed onions) you’ll find more than clever flight inspired...

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Southern California, according to the European Quake Monitor and the USGS. The quake registered near Ridgecrest, California, near Death Valley National Park, on Friday night. Tremors were reported from Los Angeles to San Diego.

Rancho Mirage’s Tolerance Education Center Hosts a Compelling Presentation

Cambodia, a country located on the mainland of Southeast Asia, is a land of plains and great rivers. It is mainly a rural country.  In the capital city of Phnom Penh, the influences of many Asian cultures, alongside those of France and the United States, can be seen.   


By Madeline Zuckerman Palm Desert, CA.  – Desert Arc, known for its outstanding work of enhancing the lives and creating opportunities for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, was one of five recipients of the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources’ Sustainability Award on April...

Lee Iacocca, ‘father of Ford Mustang’ & savior of Chrysler, dies aged 94

Titan of the US automotive industry Lico ‘Lee’ Iacocca, who once led Ford and later Chrysler, died of natural causes Tuesday aged 94. He is survived by two daughters and eight grandchildren. Iacocca was widely credited with saving Chrysler from near-bankruptcy in the 1980s...


Clinical proven to relieve pain The creation of the first Gravity Defyer shoe was the culmination of years of scientific research and one man’s relentless passion for solving his nephew’s debilitating health problem. It began when...