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Palm Springs Shortfest Kicks Off with Opening Night Films

Palm Springs Shortfest Kicks Off with Opening Night Films

PALM SPRINGS – This year’s opening night screening titled “Laughing Matters” on Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Camelot Theatre will be highlighted by a selection of comedy shorts from around the world.  Films include: “Blessing in Disguise” (USA), “Chopper” (Netherlands), “Crush 472” (United Kingdom), “Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?” […]

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 […]

Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism “Pow Wow’s” About Destination

Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism “Pow Wow’s” About Destination

PALM SPRINGS – This week, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism and five hotel partners met with over 75 tour operators and travel companies at  U.S. Travel Association’s IPW 2013 (formerly known as Pow Wow) in Las Vegas, June 8-12, 2013, the premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.  The […]

Safety Starts with Me!

Safety Starts with Me!

Every day Fire and EMS personnel respond to workplace accidents resulting in injury and even death.  It’s estimated that nearly 4 million employees suffer from a workplace injury and employers spend more than $170 billion on associated costs each year.  Many of these accidents could be avoided if an education and prevention program were in […]

Cell phone robberies are on the rise

Cell phone robberies are on the rise

In a 2012 statement to Congress, FCC Chairman Julius Genachoski announced that since 2011 the percentage of Americans with smartphones has doubled, going from about 25 percent of subscribers to more than 50 percent. Along with this increase came alarming statistics regarding cell phone robberies. The FCC found that in Washington DC, New York and […]

KC and The Sunshine Band along with Village People

KC and The Sunshine Band along with Village People

INDIO – Get ready for a summer concert that will feature two of the most recognizable and iconic bands on Saturday, July 6 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino where both KC and the Sunshine Band and Village People will perform during one concert inside the Special Events Center. KC and the Sunshine Band are as […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]