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Ron Howard Discusses His Documentary on the Iconic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti

One-on-One With… Lady Beverly Cohn Ron Howard certainly falls into the category of a national treasure beginning with his role as America’s favorite kid, Opie, on “The Andy Griffith Show.”  Since that time, that little kid from Duncan, Oklahoma,...

‘Apollo 11’ Details the 1969 Moon Landing

By Theda Reichman In 1961 President Kennedy committed the United States to land a man on the moon within the decade and then bring him safely back to earth. It has now been a half-century since the spacecraft "Apollo 11" left earth behind...

Desert Star Weekly May 24, 2019

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U.S. Department of Transportation Highlights the Future

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today joined SunLine Transit Agency officials and other local partners to highlight transit workforce training for innovative technologies of the future, including zero-emission transit buses. “Workforce...

ADULT MOSQUITO CONTROL APPLICATIONS PLANNED FOR PALM SPRINGS

INDIO, CA, May 21, 2019: In an effort to lower the number of mosquitoes and reduce the risk of disease transmission to people by infected mosquitoes, Palm Springs becomes the third city where the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has scheduled ultra-low volume (ULV) truck-mounted...

For your eyes only

Give Your Eyes a Rest Tips to reduce digital eye strain Imagine how strained and tired your arms would feel if you carried around a 10-pound rock for 12 hours. That’s essentially what you’re doing to your eyes when you focus on digital devices all day. If you’re experiencing...

Growing Up With Pets

4 Ways Kids can Benefit from Growing Up With Pets Pets can make an impression on every member of the family, but the bond between a child and a pet can become a special one with lifelong effects. From increased physical activity to a positive impact on confidence...