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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 […]

Desert Hot Springs Library – LGBT Pride Section Unveiling & Human Rights Committee – Candle Light Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

Desert Hot Springs, June 14, 2016: On Thursday, June 16, 2016 the Desert Hot Springs Library will celebrate the unveiling of the first LGBT Pride Section within the County Library System. Local LGBT groups and individuals, be they LGBT or allies, have come together to collect over 100 books to share the LGBT history and […]

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 […]

CYRIL NEVILLE “DON’T LOOK BACK,”

CYRIL NEVILLE “DON’T LOOK BACK,”

Written By: Carolyn W. Gaines Aaron Neville’s baby brother named Cyril Neville is full of blues and Soul full Funk music fire ‘Don’t Look Back’ feel the message for a good reason. The Grammy Winner has been singing professionally for several years his first debut solo single, ”Gossip” and “Tell Me What’s On Your Mind.” […]

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 […]

The Purple Room Spicy, Jazzy, Classy Blues

The Purple Room Spicy, Jazzy, Classy Blues

By Carolyn W. Gaines Palm Springs, CA.- Shirley King Sold Out, at the Purple Room! With two kings, two queens you got a good handle, with a superstar, diva, comedian, daughter of the blues with her opening act “Mr. Fabulous” Tony Grandberry. Their Blues fans all agreed King and Grandberry are exactly what they needed […]

B. B.King’s Daughter Shirley King Soars in Blues

B. B.King’s Daughter Shirley King Soars in Blues

By Carolyn W. Gaines Shirley King lands in Palms Springs to make Blues musical sound like her Dad B. B. king.  Shirley King sings Blues for her fans, and she means ‘Blues’ Business. November 28th, and 29th, 2014, the Purple Room in Palm Springs, is getting geared up for her to perform in the Desert-like […]

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