In Memory Of

Leonard Cohen’s “Closing Time” and Other Memoirs by Bobby Furgo

Leonard Cohen’s “Closing Time” and Other Memoirs by Bobby Furgo

By | November 22, 2016 at 6:15 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan "I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin." Leonard Cohen It was his reality - soaked to the skin with a very open and public swim against the tides of manic...

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In Memory of PHIL LIEBERT

In Memory of PHIL LIEBERT

By | November 22, 2016 at 6:10 am | No comments

By Eleni Austin See this 30 year old photo? In the middle of the picture, that’s San Diego’s Beat Farmers. The celebrated Cow-Punk band had just finished a free benefit show with proceeds going to the Leukemia Society’s Palm Springs chapter.  I am the fresh-faced...

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Randy Craig Hewitson

Randy Craig Hewitson

By | May 12, 2016 at 7:52 pm | No comments

Randy Craig Hewitson, 60, Palm Desert, Ca passed away on Friday April 22nd at Eisenhower Medical Center. He suffered from complications of heat exhaustion and kidney failure which eventually lead to his death. He was born December 26, 1955, in Winnipeg, Canada son of Elbourne...

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PRINCE

PRINCE

By | April 29, 2016 at 1:07 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin I rarely go all first-person when I write here, to (once again) paraphrase the quiet Beatle, too much “I-Me-Mine-ing.” I write it, so you know it has to be my opinion, so I never feel the need to begin these things with “I think” or “I feel,”...

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Into The Void – Remembering Motorhead’s Lemmy 

Into The Void – Remembering Motorhead’s Lemmy 

By | January 14, 2016 at 1:04 am | No comments

By Scott Reeder I’ve been asked to contribute a few quick words on Lemmy, just as the music world is also being blindsided by the passing of another icon, David Bowie. It’s difficult to put the feelings I have into words… When I was playing in bands in our desert’s...

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Coachella Valley Musicians Say Goodbye to Major Tom

Coachella Valley Musicians Say Goodbye to Major Tom

By | January 14, 2016 at 1:01 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan David Bowie was "The Man Who Fell to Earth".  Since 1969, he was unlike anyone we'd ever known in music or otherwise.  While others played safely in the confines of success that had been forged and defined by their predecessors, Bowie nonchalantly and...

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George Zander

George Zander

By | December 17, 2015 at 1:37 am | No comments

Palm Springs and LGBT Loses a Good Man and Dear Friend By Heidi Simmons George Zander was a vivacious man committed to serving not only the LGBT community, but also his beloved Palm Springs and the human race.   He was always ready to help others and from a young age...

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Remembering Scott Hines

Remembering Scott Hines

By | March 12, 2015 at 1:25 am | No comments

The tribute to Scott Hines "CELEBRATION OF LIFE" - at Temple Isaiah, in Palm Springs, Ca on March 5, 2015 was attended by over 600 people. Scott died tragically by suicide at age 45 -- a victim of Bi-Polar Disorder. He will be missed forever by all those who knew & loved...

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Reception Announced for Milton W. Jones, Publisher of Palm Springs Life

Reception Announced for Milton W. Jones, Publisher of Palm Springs Life

By | May 29, 2014 at 1:39 am | No comments

A reception celebrating the life of Milton W. Jones will be held at the Hilton Palm Springs on Wednesday, June 4, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Jones, publisher of Palm Springs Life, owner of Desert Publications Inc., and president of the Jones Agency, passed away on Wednesday, May...

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In Memory of Eileen Smith

In Memory of Eileen Smith

By | May 29, 2014 at 12:52 am | No comments

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DONA MARIE THORMAN

DONA MARIE THORMAN

By | January 22, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Dona Marie Thorman Passed away on 12-22-13 after a long battle with liver disease. She was born in Saginaw Michigan on 05-23-1954. Dona married her husband Tom on April 22 1989 and they were still together until the end. Dona is survived by; her husband Tom, 3 step...

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