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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 […]

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

If you’re looking for a quick getaway from the blazing desert heat, then a trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido should be on every family’s summer vacation agenda. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a quick two hour drive from the Palm Springs area. The park is located at 15500 […]

Two former Marines trek across the country to benefit Wounded Warriors project

Two former Marines trek across the country to benefit Wounded Warriors project

Two former Marines are walking 2,700 miles across America to bring awareness to the Wounded Warrior Project. Adam Shatarsky, 33,  (on the Left) and Chris Senopole, 23, (on the right) both served together in the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines in the Weapons Company. Senopole did duty in Afghanistan and after returning decided to trek across the […]

Remembering My Father as a Man’s Man

Remembering My Father as a Man’s Man

On this Father’s Day, I recall things about my Dad that only a daughter would remember. He lived an amazing life, an unbelievably rich and full life, a life that’s worthy of a best-selling novel or Academy Award-winning movie. He had so much charisma that men wanted to be him and women, well, they just […]

East Meets West in Palm Springs

East Meets West in Palm Springs

  RANCHO MIRAGE – A historical meeting took place at the Annenburg Estate on Sunnylands when presidents from two superpowers, China and the United States, convened here last weekend to discuss pertinent social, political and trade issues. A gaggle of reporters and photographers gathered on the tarmac outside the Palm Springs International Airport on Friday, […]

Gun Control: The Path to 60 Votes

Gun Control: The Path to 60 Votes

I watched national TV news this weekend, something I usually avoid because it’s just too full of violence, death, destruction and mayhem. I cringed when the news (repeatedly) reported the tragedy of five women who were burned alive in a limousine on the San Mateo Bridge, a bridge I frequently transited during my seven years […]

UC Workers Vote to Strike

UC Workers Vote to Strike

Healthcare Union Approves Strike Across 10 University of California Campuses STATEWIDE – AFSCME 3299, which represents nearly 13,000 University of California Patient Care Technical Workers, announced Tuesday, May 7 that its members have voted to authorize a strike with more than 97 percent support. Thousands of votes were cast over a three day period last […]

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