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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 […]

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

If you’re looking for a quick getaway from the blazing desert heat, then a trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido should be on every family’s summer vacation agenda. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a quick two hour drive from the Palm Springs area. The park is located at 15500 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Ambition is rewarded on new releases

Ambition is rewarded on new releases

The Waterboys return to winning form on the poetic “An Appointment with Mr. Yeats” while Hit Dog Hollar and Gabriel Kelley infuse the roots rock scene with a welcome sense of artistry and purpose on their respective debuts. Artist: The Waterboys Title: An Appointment with Mr. Yeats (Puck Records) You might be interested if you […]

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 […]

Deficit projected to decline in 2013

Deficit projected to decline in 2013

In what has been a year desperate for real economic improvements, the CBO (Congressional Budget Office) announced that the projected federal deficit would drop to roughly $642 billion for 2013. The deficit was $1.086 trillion in 2012, marking the fourth straight year of trillion dollar deficits for the country. The CBO is the nonpartisan agency […]