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Invest In Your Future By Sharing Your Real World Skills

By Dennis Larney Looking to invest in your future? Would you like to capitalize on the skills you have acquired in your working career? If you are simply motivated to give back to the community or to supplement your income, CSUSB –Palm Desert may offer you some real options. Several second career-oriented programs are being […]

Immortality Project Funding Increased To Include Study of Immortal Jellyfish

Immortality Project Funding Increased To Include Study of Immortal Jellyfish

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded University of California at Riverside philosophy professor John Martin Fischer an additional $100,000 to its original $5 million dollar grant of 2012 to support research on issues related to immortality. This latest grant will fund four graduate fellowships at UCR — two each for the next two academic years […]

Scars To Freedom Helps Vets Repair Wounds

Scars To Freedom Helps Vets Repair Wounds

PALM DESERT – When Rebecca Antell, 38, of Rockford, Illinois returned home after serving two tours in Iraq she came back with physical scars and suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome. Antell worked in the Army as a Gunner and Dismount for EODs, commonly known as the bomb squad. She reached out to a local charity […]

“New Generation Of Teaching Artists Takes The Spotlight At Palm Springs Air Museum With You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” July 16Th And 17Th

“New Generation Of Teaching Artists Takes The Spotlight At Palm Springs Air Museum With You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” July 16Th And 17Th

PALM DESERT- Palm Desert Theatre Academy (PDTA) is cultivating the crème de la crème of young thespians in the Coachella Valley. This summer, Palm Desert Theatre Academy’s youth theatre program culminates with the award-winning Broadway Musical, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Directed by expert theatre educator, David Catanzarite and musical direction by Doug Wilson, […]

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 […]

Pig Roast July 5th at 3rd Corner

Pig Roast July 5th at 3rd Corner

Join the 3rd Corner restaurant and wine store in Palm Desert is hosting an AFTER Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Price is $38 per person. 3rd Corner’s Chef Matt has purchased a whole pig from Cook Pigs Ranch and invites the public to an after Independence Day celebration. […]

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 […]

Because you never know…disaster preparedness meeting

Because you never know…disaster preparedness meeting

Recent disasters remind us that we too should be vigilant and prepared in the Coachella Valley. Learn from professionals with the Riverside County Office of Emergency Services, American Red Cross, and the California Emergency Management Agency how to better prepare for disasters. A Disaster Preparedness Town Hall Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 25 […]

14 Grief-Stricken Kids to Camp Erin

14 Grief-Stricken Kids to Camp Erin

PALM DESERT – The Massage Envy clinics recently presented a check for $3,500 to VNA California’s Mourning Star Center to send 14 kids to the Camp Erin grief camp this July. Massage Envy has been engaged in fundraising for Mourning Star and Camp Erin since franchise owner, Holly Lassak became aware of the program. “We […]