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Funeral Services Held Today for Mel Haber

Funeral Services Held Today for Mel Haber

Funeral services will be held today for Mel Haber, owner and operator of several of Palm Springs’ iconic establishments. The celebration of Haber’s life and legacy will include a procession past the Ingleside Inn and its restaurant Melvyn’s, as well as a rededication of Haber’s star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. Haber, who had lung cancer, […]

WORLD PREMIERE OF STEVE MARTIN COMEDY AT OLD GLOBE THEATRE

WORLD PREMIERE OF STEVE MARTIN COMEDY AT OLD GLOBE THEATRE

Steve Martin is a multi-talented creative artist and performer that has reached back with his new play to his 1960s counter-culture days on the Smothers Brothers TV show, where he played a wacky guy who dispensed cheeseburgers in comedy skits to the delight of his young audience. Fifty years later those earlier audiences are now […]

22ND ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FEST LAUNCHED

22ND ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FEST LAUNCHED

It’s the largest short film festival in North America and its being held right here in Palm Springs. This year marks the 22nd time short films take center stage over their longer full length feature film cousins from the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) held in January every year. The short film genre […]

OLD GLOBE STAGES A COMPELLING PLAY SURROUNDING THE 1978 MID-EAST PEACE ACCORDS

OLD GLOBE STAGES A COMPELLING PLAY SURROUNDING THE 1978 MID-EAST PEACE ACCORDS

Contrary to what our current Congress seems incapable of doing what it should be doing when it comes to compromise, or to put it in Washington, DC, vernacular to practice ‘the art of the deal’ so loved by our politicians and others who seek public office these days. Bringing disparate parties and points of view […]

CA Immigrant-Rights Advocates Cheer Supreme Court Decision to Take Case

CA Immigrant-Rights Advocates Cheer Supreme Court Decision to Take Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immigrant-rights groups in California are cheering the announcement Tuesday that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that could end the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants across the country. At issue is the legality of President Obama’s executive orders in 2014 that established Deferred Action for Parents of […]

Paul Anka at the McCallum Gala

Paul Anka at the McCallum Gala

The McCallum Theatre held is Annual Fundraising Gala on Dec. 3rd honoring Helene Galen. Co-chairs Harold Matzner and Donna MacMillan announced the honoree with a video of her accomplishments and philanthropy. CEO and McCallum President Mitch Gershenfeld announced they had raised over 1.2 Millions dollars and the event was sold out again this year. He […]

CA Wildlife Advocates Criticize Gray Wolf Conservation Plan

CA Wildlife Advocates Criticize Gray Wolf Conservation Plan

Wildlife advocates are criticizing aspects of California’s new gray wolf conservation plan, saying it envisions taking them off the endangered-species list much too early. The first gray wolf pack in decades crossed into California from Oregon earlier this year. Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity, said she likes the […]

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR GLORIA GREER, PALM SPRINGS AMBASSADOR TO THE WORLD

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR GLORIA GREER, PALM SPRINGS AMBASSADOR TO THE WORLD

The Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs was the venue for the celebration of the life and legacy of Gloria Greer, local entertainment and society journalist, on the chilly evening of November 30th. Greer, whose byline appeared in hundreds of columns, magazines, television appearances and more for over 50 years was honored by friends, fans and […]

Local Veteran challenges world leaders to One Day of Peace.

Local Veteran challenges world leaders to One Day of Peace.

After Veterans Tom Swann and Richard Finn dedicate peace pole in Historic Congressional Cemetery, Washington D.C. Richard Finn issues a challenge to world leaders, to meet back one year later and sign a peace treaty, for one day of peace and to honor International Peace Day. Richard Finn also issued a proclamation for the cities […]

Right-to-Die Clears Major Hurdle in California

Right-to-Die Clears Major Hurdle in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Terminally ill Californians may soon have the right to get a prescription to end their lives. The end-of-life option act – ABX2 15 – passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, and now the state Senate has until the end of the legislative session tomorrow night to vote on it. Senators passed a […]

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