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Who’s the Next Mayor?

Who’s the Next Mayor?

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – Three passionate proponents of this city, Yvonne Parks, Adam Sanchez and John-Paul Valdez, are in the running for mayor during the municipal election here on Nov. 5.   Incumbent Yvonne Parks, a 19-year resident of the city, is seeking her fourth term as mayor. Highly active in her community virtually from […]

Robert ‘Bob’ Adams new interim City Manager for DHS

Robert ‘Bob’ Adams new interim City Manager for DHS

Desert Hot Springs, California (August 22, 2013) – The City Council has hired Robert Adams to serve as Interim City Manager until a permanent City Manager is hired in the near future. Mr. Adams was selected from a group of six qualified candidates. Mr. Adams’ first day on the job will be September 3, 2013. […]

Rick Daniels Resigns as City Manager of Desert Hot Springs

Rick Daniels Resigns as City Manager of Desert Hot Springs

Honorable Yvonne Parks, Mayor, This letter is to notify you that I will be leaving the City in early September to pursue other opportunities in either the private of public sector. I have been fortunate, honored, and humbled to have served the good and decent people of Desert Hot Springs and their City Council. I will work with […]

Dog Death Camp Raided – Animals Rescued

Dog Death Camp Raided – Animals Rescued

SKY VALLEY – Animal advocate Kitty Pallesen watched anxiously from Dillon Road as Riverside County Animal Control trucks raided the Dog Death Camp and rescued a pack of abused Queensland Heeler dogs on Thursday morning July 25, 2013. Four Animal Control trucks, six SUVs and one white van stormed the remote desert property in Fan […]

Alert: EVACUATION NOTICE – UPDATE

Alert: EVACUATION NOTICE – UPDATE

The following areas are being evacuated: The community of Idyllwild, and all parks and campgrounds in the Idyllwild area.  This evacuation notice does not include the areas of Pine Cove, Mountain Center, and Poppet Flat.  Evacuation Routes  Hwy 74 into Hemet  Hwy 243 into Banning  Hwy 74 South towards Anza, Palm Desert  Road: Closures  Hwy […]

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

By Jackie Gladfelter Devereaux WARNING: This story and the photos that accompany it graphically portray dead and dying dogs which may be too gruesome for some readers. People under 18 are advised not to read this story or look at these photos. SKY VALLEY – Bernadette Schwenn, 64, a longtime resident of Sky Valley, was […]

Desert Businesses Clamor to Attract Same Sex Weddings

Desert Businesses Clamor to Attract Same Sex Weddings

PALM SPRINGS – The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic ruling on Wednesday, Jun. 26 to grant same sex marriages across the nation. In their ruling on DOMA and California’s Proposition 8, the justices overturned a previous lower court ruling which declared same sex marriage unconstitutional. Within minutes of the landmark ruling, local hoteliers […]

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