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CV Link Approved!

CV Link Approved!

San Jose, CA.– The Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) is proud to announce that CV Link, a 50-mile pedestrian, bicycle and low-speed electric vehicle transportation corridor along the Whitewater River, was approved today to receive $10.9 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) funding by the California Transportation Commission. Riverside County Supervisor John J. Benoit […]

The Sandwich Spot Continues To Hit The Spot

The Sandwich Spot Continues To Hit The Spot

Palm Springs – The sandwich is not exactly the culinary equivalent to the Mona Lisa. Sandwiches get a bad-wrap. They are considered simple; they are to-go food – something has only to be eaten when in too much of a hurry to get something better. Proving these notions wrong, The Sandwich Spot in Palm Springs […]

Non-Human Aliens Are Now On Earth:

Non-Human Aliens Are Now On Earth:

“Contact In The Desert,” a four-day conference at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center held at the beginning of August 2014, attracted 2,000 people to its discussions of alien visitations to earth, sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFO’s), unexplained crop circles and the relations between the alien visitors and the U.S. Government. 30 speakers, including many […]

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Playwright Neil LaBute is a prolific writer of plays and screenplays.  But he rarely appears on the radar screens of mainstream American theatre goers. Some accuse him of being a misogynistic playwright on steroids. That label may be a little unfair.  They said the same thing about G.B. Shaw’s take on women, but Shaw performed […]

City Manager Martín Magaña hires Charles “Chuck” Maynard

City Manager Martín Magaña hires Charles “Chuck” Maynard

As Interim Police Chief for the City of Desert Hot Springs Desert Hot Springs, California – City Manager Martín Magaña, along with unanimous support from the City Council announced today that he has hired Charles “Chuck” Maynard as the Desert Hot Springs Interim Police Chief. He will start Monday, August 11, 2014 and his contract […]

20th Anniversary Celebrations of the California Desert Protection Act

20th Anniversary Celebrations of the California Desert Protection Act

Twentynine Palms, CA – Today; the Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts launched an initiative to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994. Today’s announcement comes 100 days out from the anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act, which became law on October 31, 1994. The California Desert […]

Drought—it is upon us.

Drought—it is upon us.

By John Souillere Administrative Officer MSWD The word “drought” probably means more to you now than it did about six weeks ago. Drought discussions have dominated the media as well as activities in Sacramento since January when Governor Brown declared a drought state of emergency due to the unprecedented and enduring lack of precipitation in […]

MH17 Plane Crash

MH17 Plane Crash

The Ukrainian militia have handed over to Malaysian experts the black boxes from the Malaysian Boeing-777 airliner that crashed in east Ukraine on July 17. The Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) Prime Minister Aleksandr Boroday handed over the black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 early on Tuesday. “Here they are, the black boxes,” Boroday […]

DHS Celebrates

DHS Celebrates

By Carolyn W. Gaines The Five Years Long awaited, FIREWORKS returned to the Desert Hot Springs July 5, 2014, event took place at Mission Lakes Marketplace. The Independence Celebration was colorful, happy, friendly, excited, filled with plenty of love. Organized by Mayor Pro-Tem Russell Betts, the event was made possible by many people stepping in […]

Put Yourself To Sleep With Self-Talk 

Put Yourself To Sleep With Self-Talk 

  In his book “The Self-TalkSolution,” author Shad Helstetter states very correctly that one of the greatest problems of our time is that many people have uncritically become creatures of habit and lack self-esteem. He believes this is the case because every negative word heard by each child has been programmed into that child’s brain […]