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Desert Hot Springs Library – LGBT Pride Section Unveiling & Human Rights Committee – Candle Light Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

Desert Hot Springs, June 14, 2016: On Thursday, June 16, 2016 the Desert Hot Springs Library will celebrate the unveiling of the first LGBT Pride Section within the County Library System. Local LGBT groups and individuals, be they LGBT or allies, have come together to collect over 100 books to share the LGBT history and […]

Warning DHS: Water bill scam!

Warning DHS: Water bill scam!

Someone is posing as a water district worker and trying to convince people that they are late on their payment. Under threat of turning the water off, he will try to collect cash. The police have been notified. Dressed up as an official employee from the MSWD the person shows up with a clipboard with […]

City Manager Martín Magaña hires Charles “Chuck” Maynard

City Manager Martín Magaña hires Charles “Chuck” Maynard

As Interim Police Chief for the City of Desert Hot Springs Desert Hot Springs, California – City Manager Martín Magaña, along with unanimous support from the City Council announced today that he has hired Charles “Chuck” Maynard as the Desert Hot Springs Interim Police Chief. He will start Monday, August 11, 2014 and his contract […]

Drought—it is upon us.

Drought—it is upon us.

By John Souillere Administrative Officer MSWD The word “drought” probably means more to you now than it did about six weeks ago. Drought discussions have dominated the media as well as activities in Sacramento since January when Governor Brown declared a drought state of emergency due to the unprecedented and enduring lack of precipitation in […]

Town Street Homicide Suspect Apprehended in San Diego

Town Street Homicide Suspect Apprehended in San Diego

  On Saturday, June 28, 2014 around 3:45 a.m., Indio Police Detectives served a search warrant at a residence on the 100 block of Elder Ave., in the City of Imperial Beach (San Diego County) and arrested Joseph Robert Gentile (59 years old of Indio) for the homicide of Guillermo “William” Saavedra (72 years old […]

California Experiencing a Whooping Cough Epidemic 

California Experiencing a Whooping Cough Epidemic 

The number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state has reached epidemic proportions it was reported today by Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer. As of June 10, there have been 3,458 cases of pertussis reported to CDPH in 2014, more than were reported […]

“DHS GOT TALENT”

“DHS GOT TALENT”

Open Audition” Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at the Health and Wellness Center 11-750 Cholla Drive, Desert Hot Springs, Ca. 92240. “Audition: 1PM till 6 PM” Audition for all ages from five years to 19 years old at DHS Health & Wellness Center. Mayor Adam Sanchez and the city council are very pleased and excited to […]

Public-Safety Revenue Measure Placed on June Ballot

Public-Safety Revenue Measure Placed on June Ballot

Desert Hot Springs, California – Faced with potential loss of basic City services, and possible bankruptcy looming on the horizon, the City Council of Desert Hot Springs voted Tuesday evening to place a vacant parcel funding measure on the June 2014 ballot. The recommended update to the existing, voter-approved Measure G parcel tax applies to […]

Parks, McKee Spark Polls

Parks, McKee Spark Polls

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – It was a big night for mayoral incumbent Yvonne Parks and city council member candidate Joe McKee in this city. By the time the Riverside County Registrar of Voters had posted the final results for Election Night, Nov. 5 (and Desert Star Weekly went to press), Parks and McKee were the confident winners in their respective races. With 100 percent of […]

Hands of Christ Ministries Presents 2nd Annual Dinner and Live Auction

Hands of Christ Ministries Presents 2nd Annual Dinner and Live Auction

The Coachella Valley Christmas Store wisely combines the message of hope with the joy of the Christmas Season! The Narrow Door along with the LOV Movement and other collaborative partners throughout the Coachella Valley, are celebrating the 10th year of The Coachella Valley Christmas Store.  We are committed to identifying needs of valley families throughout the […]

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