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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 […]

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 […]

The 30th Anniversary of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run & Walk

The 30th Anniversary of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run & Walk

The 30th Anniversary of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run & Walk is upon us. KMIR and KPSE are once again proud sponsors of the event benefiting The United Way of the Desert. It’s happening Oct. 24th, Saturday, at 7 a.m. and all runners and walkers are invited to this challenging but […]

FAMILY SERVICES OF THE DESERT/FOOD NOW GOLF TOURNAMENT

FAMILY SERVICES OF THE DESERT/FOOD NOW GOLF TOURNAMENT

(PALM SPRINGS, CA) – Family Services of the Desert (FSD) and Food Now will host the 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 1, 2015. This year’s event will be held at the prestigious Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs. Working press covering the event are invited to attend the luncheon. Check-in/Breakfast is at […]

5 arrested after 22yo Japanese tourist gang-raped for weeks in India

5 arrested after 22yo Japanese tourist gang-raped for weeks in India

Five men have been arrested for kidnapping a young Japanese woman, who managed to escape after some three weeks of repeated gang-rape at gunpoint near a Buddhist holy site in Bodh Gaya, a popular Indian tourist spot. A gang of men, some of whom presented themselves as tour guides, reportedly raped a Buddhist student, who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Could A Pill Reverse The Aging Process?

Could A Pill Reverse The Aging Process?

Age reversal may seem impossible now but Dr. David Sinclair, a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, is working to make it a reality. Sinclair, who is listed among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2014, has already identified a chemical that may reverse the aging process. Increasing the levels of that chemical […]

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