Nov.5th 2013 Election

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 […]

Riverside County CONSOLIDATED GENERAL ELECTION November 5, 2013

Riverside County CONSOLIDATED GENERAL ELECTION November 5, 2013

Explanation of Completed Precincts: The number of completed precincts includes all precincts without a polling place, known as mail-ballot-only precincts, and the number of polling places counted as of the time of the update report. Vote totals include these ballots as well as other vote-by-mail (absentee) ballots counted as of the time of the update. […]

DHS City Council Candidates Speak

DHS City Council Candidates Speak

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – Four candidates, including two incumbents, are in the running for city council during the municipal election here on Nov. 5. 2013. Newcomers Robert Bentley, an author, journalist and reverend, and newcomer Joe McKee, a retired corporate manager, are in the contest not only against each other but incumbents Scott Matas and […]

DHS City Council Candidates Speak: Joe McKee

DHS City Council Candidates Speak: Joe McKee

JOE McKEE McKee on Attracting Business: Our first priority is to raise the average household income to a level that comfortably supports families. This will not be achieved by bringing in more minimum-wage, part-time retail jobs that offer no benefits. We must attract industry with its higher hourly wage scale and benefits package. Because of […]

Sanchez Vies for Mayor’s Job

Sanchez Vies for Mayor’s Job

A better Desert Hot Springs is on the horizon.  A change in leadership can take us there. That’s why I am running for mayor. I run with humility and the passion to serve the good citizens of Desert hot Springs in finding solutions to community challenges.  Currently, our greatest challenge is a projected 3 million […]