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Cathedral City Festival Park: A Strategic Plan

Cathedral City Festival Park: A Strategic Plan

By | July 23, 2014 at 7:36 pm | No comments

By Rich Henrich Along Highway 111, you may have noticed a patch of vacant land beside the former Desert IMAX theatre in Cathedral City or perhaps the one behind the theater complex. Once a visionary plan with promise, the progress on Cathedral City’s downtown development...

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Lady Gaga Joins the Fight to Save Our Water, but What About Nestle’?

Lady Gaga Joins the Fight to Save Our Water, but What About Nestle’?

By | July 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm | No comments

By Rich Henrich “Woke up this morning and I got myself a beer! The future’s uncertain and the end is always near…” Roadhouse Blues by The Doors. This famous line from rock legend Jim Morrison blasts through my alarm clock. It’s time to get up. I need to shower. I...

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HOT PURPLE ENERGY’S PRESIDENT NATE OTTO APPOINTED TO CITY OF PALM SPRINGS SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION

HOT PURPLE ENERGY’S PRESIDENT NATE OTTO APPOINTED TO CITY OF PALM SPRINGS SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:35 pm | No comments

Hot Purple Energy is proud to announce that its President, Nate Otto, has been selected to serve on the City of Palm Springs Sustainability Commission for the 2014-2015 year. “It is an honor to be a part of this committee, serving a cause that is very important to me and...

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Travel

Desert Heat Escape: OC Fair Fun!

Desert Heat Escape: OC Fair Fun!

By | July 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil It is simple summer fun. Close your eyes and you can envision the sounds and smells of a typical seasonal Fair. The aroma of popcorn and corndogs and fried everything fill the air with piercing screams from exuberant passengers on bright neon rides....

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Local Music Spotlight

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Contest Week 5

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Contest Week 5

By | July 23, 2014 at 6:38 pm | No comments

Week 5 brought excitement at the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition! Even more new performers came pouring in this week as well as many of our regulars! Mike Sick-boy brought his fans and brought a confident and rockin' performance to take home 1st place and a Musicians Outlet...

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Make the Music Go Acoustic! Punk Legends X Unplug at Pappy & Harriet’s

Make the Music Go Acoustic! Punk Legends X Unplug at Pappy & Harriet’s

By | July 23, 2014 at 6:33 pm | No comments

By Shawn Mafia “Friends warehouse pain, attack their own kind . . . a thousand kids, bury their parents,” sang John Doe and Exene Cervenka in unison. The big black desert sun had already sunk down behind the mountains surrounding Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown...

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Slipping into Darkness

Slipping into Darkness

By | July 23, 2014 at 6:15 pm | No comments

By Monica Morones The three words that come to mind when I hear local band Slipping Into Darkness are: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll! Young, talented, and no strangers to the social scene, these guys tore up the main stage at Coachella Music Festival in 2013, with an...

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Sports Scene

Football 101: It’s Easier Than You Think, But Tougher Than Most Admit

Football 101: It’s Easier Than You Think, But Tougher Than Most Admit

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:20 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler When people find out that I host a sports talk radio show, they often ask, “Did you grow up with a lot of brothers?” Well, I guess, but 2 of the 3 are younger, so I guided their blossoming more than they guided mine. My oldest brother was a baseball...

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NCAA – Change Is A Brewin’….

NCAA – Change Is A Brewin’….

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:15 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby took to the podium Monday morning and wasn't shy about voicing his opinion on the current college athletics model, specifically his displeasure with the ineffectiveness of the NCAA's enforcement standards. In his state of...

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It’s All Local

SOUR GRAPES

SOUR GRAPES

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby The Grand ‘Ol Party does not like President Obama very much. As they cannot beat him in the election booth, they are doing things like suing him and threatening impeachment. Why? Speaker of the House, John Boehner, plans on suing the President for failing...

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