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Sanchez Vies for Mayor’s Job

Sanchez Vies for Mayor’s Job

A better Desert Hot Springs is on the horizon.  A change in leadership can take us there. That’s why I am running for mayor. I run with humility and the passion to serve the good citizens of Desert hot Springs in finding solutions to community challenges.  Currently, our greatest challenge is a projected 3 million […]

Connecting Flights between Palm Springs and LAX a Gamble?

Connecting Flights between Palm Springs and LAX a Gamble?

When Linda Shanks arrived at the Palm Springs airport in November she expected her 58-minute flight aboard United Airlines with an ongoing flight on Swiss International Airlines for Zurich to be a snap. That is until United Airlines cancelled her flight and she was told to return to the airport 24-hours later.  “When I finally […]

McKee to run for DHS City Council Seat

McKee to run for DHS City Council Seat

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – This week, 40 supporters of Joe McKee met to discuss the state of the City.  McKee is running for a seat on the Desert Hot Springs City Council.  Chuck McDaniel opened his home to friends, neighbors and supporters of McKee.  The candidate received donations from the members of the San Bernardino/Riverside […]

Little Black Dress & Pearls for a Cause

Little Black Dress & Pearls for a Cause

Special event—Saturday, July 27 at Azul in Palm Springs, Little Black Dress and Pearls For a Cause, benefitting American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Doors open 6 p.m. Show 7 p.m. with Carol Kamenis, Keisha D., Jersey Shore, Jerome Elliott, Charles Herrera, Sassy Ross, Eve Holmes, Roger Snofsky, Francesca Amari, Shann Carr and more. Bella […]

Alert: EVACUATION NOTICE – UPDATE

Alert: EVACUATION NOTICE – UPDATE

The following areas are being evacuated: The community of Idyllwild, and all parks and campgrounds in the Idyllwild area.  This evacuation notice does not include the areas of Pine Cove, Mountain Center, and Poppet Flat.  Evacuation Routes  Hwy 74 into Hemet  Hwy 243 into Banning  Hwy 74 South towards Anza, Palm Desert  Road: Closures  Hwy […]

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

By Jackie Gladfelter Devereaux WARNING: This story and the photos that accompany it graphically portray dead and dying dogs which may be too gruesome for some readers. People under 18 are advised not to read this story or look at these photos. SKY VALLEY – Bernadette Schwenn, 64, a longtime resident of Sky Valley, was […]

The Great Escape – Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show

The Great Escape – Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show

By Lizette Bond   They rode in, they drove in, were trailered in or towed in. They arrived by night or in the early morning fog. They came for the show. On Saturday, June 1, 2013 over 5,000 spectators and more than 350 display vehicles arrived on the campus of the Boys Republic in Chino […]

Third Generation Filmmaker debuts at PS ShortFest

Third Generation Filmmaker debuts at PS ShortFest

PALM SPRINGS – “It’s a family affair,” said emerging filmmaker Virginia Cassavetes before the debut her first short film, “Love and Skin” at the 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest on Friday night, Jun. 21 at the Camelot Theater. Virginia Cassavetes, 27, or Gina to her family and friends, is a third generation filmmaker coming from […]

At Long Last – Same Sex Marriages Legal in CA

At Long Last – Same Sex Marriages Legal in CA

At long last, same sex marriages are legal again in California after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Proposition 8, which banned them, was declared unconstitutional on Wednesday, June 26. However, same sex marriage bans in other states remain in place, a situation that is expected to bring thousands of gay and lesbian couples to […]

A Super Full Moon Police Ride Along

A Super Full Moon Police Ride Along

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – It was a super full moon last weekend and the night’s sky over the Coachella Valley’s shined more brightly than usual. That’s a good thing, according to DHS Police Officer Danny Brazeal who served as my police escort during a Friday night ride-a-long. Brazeal, 33, has been a DHS police officer […]