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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 […]

2013-2014 Rogers Scholars named at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus

2013-2014 Rogers Scholars named at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus

PALM DESERT – Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus has announced the 16 recipients of the prestigious Rogers Scholars awards for the 2013-2014 academic year. They include: Monserrath Ancona, Jason Paul Curodeau, Heaven Lee Douglas, Nathan Dunn, Debra Freeland, Amanda Harrison, Sarah King, Robert Lien II, Alba Lopez, Virginia Masters, Marzena Richardson, Susanna Romig, […]

New Talent Emerges at the Joshua Tree Music Festival

New Talent Emerges at the Joshua Tree Music Festival

Story and Photos by Jackie Devereaux JOSHUA TREE – More than 5,000 music lovers converged last weekend at the 11th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival, and left astounded by at least one new musical talent that emerged from the event. The most impressive talent performing on Saturday night’s south stage came from a Bloomington, Indiana […]

Liberace : “Behind the Candelabra”

Liberace : “Behind the Candelabra”

The City of Palm Springs along with HBO and Film Producer Jerry Weinbraub held a free sneak peak movie showing of “Behind the Candelabra” about the life of icon Liberace at the Palm Springs Convention Center on May 25th. They held 2 showings, one at 4 and one at 7. Because of the huge crowds […]

Palm Springs Air Museum Flower Drop

Palm Springs Air Museum Flower Drop

The 15th Annual Palm Springs Air Museum Flower Drop and Air Fair was held on Memorial Day, May 27th. There were several flight exhibitions. Entertainment by the Heat Wave Jazz Band from the Boys and Girls Club, A live remote by KNEWS, food vendors, Face paintings for the children and re-enactment by the 82nd Airborne. […]