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Perspective Media Launching Provocative News Magazine

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ — What might the headlines say five or ten years from now? That’s the question Perspective Media hopes to answer with its forthcoming publication, Perspective Magazine (http://www.perspectivethemag.com/). A Kickstarter campaign for the magazine kicks off on December 1, with a launch set for early 2015. The stories in Perspective Magazine will be told […]

California Experiencing a Whooping Cough Epidemic 

California Experiencing a Whooping Cough Epidemic 

The number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state has reached epidemic proportions it was reported today by Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer. As of June 10, there have been 3,458 cases of pertussis reported to CDPH in 2014, more than were reported […]

Russia and US Battling on Many Fronts 

Russia and US Battling on Many Fronts 

With much of the world’s focus on the conflict in the Ukraine’s Crimea, the United States and Russia are facing off on many other fronts. The US is the only nation that holds veto power over major decisions at the IMF (International Monetary Fund). Russia is pushing for the IMF to move ahead without US […]

Fun with Family Dysfunction in ‘August’

Fun with Family Dysfunction in ‘August’

By Theda Kleinhans Reichman   Playwright Tracy Letts’s “August: Osage County” was the darling of Broadway — garnering five Tony Awards during its run, plus the Pulitzer Prize. Now this acclaimed comedy-drama has arrived on the screen, adapted by Letts. Meryl Streep stars as the totally messed-up matriarch of a family so dysfunctional your family […]

Cyber Spy Leaks Fuel International Uproar

Cyber Spy Leaks Fuel International Uproar

According to the Guardian, a United Kingdom newspaper and website that has been given exclusive interviews with whistleblower Edward Snowden about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program, there are several things every American should know about the spy program. “There is very little information on private individuals the intelligence service does not have access […]

Pig Roast July 5th at 3rd Corner

Pig Roast July 5th at 3rd Corner

Join the 3rd Corner restaurant and wine store in Palm Desert is hosting an AFTER Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Price is $38 per person. 3rd Corner’s Chef Matt has purchased a whole pig from Cook Pigs Ranch and invites the public to an after Independence Day celebration. […]