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A Super Full Moon Police Ride Along

A Super Full Moon Police Ride Along

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – It was a super full moon last weekend and the night’s sky over the Coachella Valley’s shined more brightly than usual. That’s a good thing, according to DHS Police Officer Danny Brazeal who served as my police escort during a Friday night ride-a-long. Brazeal, 33, has been a DHS police officer […]

Desert Hot Springs Ribbon Cutting Art in Public Places

Desert Hot Springs Ribbon Cutting Art in Public Places

Two ribbon cutting were held for newly installed art in public places by the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. The first is a monument of three upright stones placed in front of the Visitor Center donated by Ginger Hitzke of  Hitzke Development Corporation. The second is a bronze horse and rider placed in front of the […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

After reading in the newspaper that you are considering elimination of funds for the Chamber of Commerce which operates the Visitor Center, I humbly ask that you reconsider. As a small business owner since 2007, the Visitor Center is the only place that the Chamber offers a “Personal Referral” and introduction to not only my […]

Baby Blue Needs a Home

Baby Blue Needs a Home

By Kitty Pallesen I want you to meet “Baby Blue.”  She came to me just like many of my rescue animals, right out of the desert.  I am always amazed how any animal can survive such harsh conditions.  A lot of it has to do with timing, and in Blue’s case, she was found in […]

Get Your Fun On, Desert Hot Springs!

Get Your Fun On, Desert Hot Springs!

Desert Recreation District to Manage Desert Hot Springs Pool Residents of Desert Hot Springs can splash away the heat this summer at the John H. Furbee Aquatics Center thanks to a recent agreement that appoints the Desert Recreation District (DRD) to manage the pool through Labor Day. The new pool located at 11-750 Cholla Drive […]

On The Desert Since 1913

On The Desert Since 1913

Originally written for the Desert Sentinel [Article 11: September 28, 1951]   About this time Bob [Carr] and I learned how to witch for water, spending many hours with a witch stick walking over our claims. We started a well on a witched spot 200 feet from Bob’s cabin door, finding good water at 20 […]

Keeping your kids safe while using the Internet

Keeping your kids safe while using the Internet

Allowing kids to use the Internet without supervision is like allowing them to leave home and explore a major city all by themselves. The Internet presents a vast amount of information and resources, much of which is not suitable for children. Although we cannot watch our kids every minute, parents can use strategies to help […]

Furbee Aquatics Center Dedication

Furbee Aquatics Center Dedication

The John H Furbee Aquatics Center grand opening was held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Welcoming the crowd and serving as emcee was Desert Hot Springs Mayor Yvonne Parks. Speakers included John Furbee, Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit and Kevin Kaiman, General Manager of Desert Recreation District, which will be managing the […]