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  • Seven Desert Sands Unified elementary schools awarded state honors
    published on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:56:23 GMT
    Seven schools in the Desert Sands Unified School District have been honored under California's Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program. Local schools making the list included Carter Elementary in Palm Desert....
  • How the brain consolidates memory during deep sleep
    published on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT
    Research strongly suggests that sleep, which constitutes about a third of our lives, is crucial for learning and forming long-term memories. But exactly how such memory is formed is not well understood and remains, despite considerable research, a central question of inquiry in neuroscience....
  • Lakers trainer Vitti, who will retire at season's end, has had front row seat since 1984
    published on Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:18:00 GMT
    Lakers trainer Gary Vitti, left, puts talc in the hand of Kobe Bryant on Feb. 2, 2016, in Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant's departure from the game, and the accompanying farewell tour, has shadowed that of Gary Vitti, who, like Bryant, will retire after the Lakers' last game on April 13. Lakers trainer Gary Vitti tends to a cut on Pau Gasol's hand on April 23, 2009, at Staples Center....
  • Lake ElsinoreCOMMUNITY NOTES: Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank, more
    published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 22:45:05 GMT
    Greg Newman, a theater arts teacher at Heritage High School in Perris, has been selected April's Artist of the Month by Arts Council Menifee's board of trustees. Prior to Heritage, Newman taught at Menifee's Paloma Valley High School for 12 years....
  • Chocolatier Valerie Gordon to share indulgences at Palm Desert Food Festival
    published on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:04:26 GMT
    Acclaimed chocolatier and cookbook author Valerie Gordon will make the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival that much sweeter. Gordon's masterful desserts span across Southern California, from her flagship, Valerie's Confections, to Grand Central Market and American Tea Room....
  • Study Of Policy Interventions To Modify Electricity Subsidies Aims To Reduce Groundwater Overuse
    published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:27:49 GMT
    Electricity subsidies have contributed to the overuse of more than a quarter of Mexico's major aquifers. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside will explore the impacts of policies that modify these subsidies on the behavior of major groundwater users in a project funded by the Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research , which is operated jointly by the University of Delaware and Johns Hopkins University....
  • BART, John A.
    published on Sun, 20 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
    News Death Notice BART, John A. 73, of Palm Desert, CA passed away on March 9, 2016. John was born in Chicago, IL on November 24, 1942....
  • Parents react to plans for a cell tower at their children's school
    published on Tue, 15 Mar 2016 23:22:47 GMT
    Parents with students in the schools at the Palm Desert Oasis Church said they don't want the tower to go up. "The contract was signed in 2014, it shows you how long we waited....
  • CA Water Law Symposium To Take Place At CSUSB Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:15:18 GMT
    The complex legal and regulatory framework for allocating water in California will be the topic of discussion at a symposium at Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The symposium will take place from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the campus's Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building, Room 205, at a cost of $59 per person....
  • 5 key tips for a great Palm Springs luxury getaway
    published on Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:43:49 GMT
    Only two hours from Los Angeles, Palm Springs has been the go-to weekend getaway destination for Angelenos for almost 100 years. Filled with luxury resorts, championship golf and fine dining, it's a great place for a weekend getaway....
  • Palm Springs Life staging another fabulous Fashion Week El Paseo
    published on Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:31:41 GMT
    Here's a chance to grab some sun and a take a look at some haute couture. It's the 11th annual Fashion Week El Paseoa 2016, which runs from April 2 to April 9, 2016 at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, CA....
  • Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Lily Tomlin, Laura Bell Bundy and More...
    published on Tue, 08 Mar 2016 22:18:18 GMT
    The inimitable Carol Channing was feted in style on Saturday night as the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California presented Carol Channing 's 95th Birthday! In Celebration of a Broadway Legend. The star-studded performance was produced and directed by Chad Hilligus, with music direction and orchestrations by Steven Baker and choreography by Charlie Williams ....
  • Delmer Berg, American who fought fascists in 1930s Spain, dies at 100
    published on Sat, 05 Mar 2016 16:04:07 GMT
    Delmer Berg, 100, the last known living veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, which vainly fought against Fascism's advance into Spain in the late 1930s, died Feb. 28 in Columbia, Calif. He was one of the nearly 3,000 quixotic young Americans who volunteered to fight against fascists led by Gen....
  • President Obama: I Might Stick Around D.C. When I'm Done
    published on Fri, 04 Mar 2016 01:42:52 GMT
    President Obama hinted Thursday he might stick around Washington when he leaves the White House instead of heading to sweet home Chicago. "We haven't figured that out yet," Obama said when asked in Milwaukee about his post-presidency plans....
  • Machinemetrics Supports Manufacturing Education with Donation of Sales to the NTMA Foundation
    published on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 23:03:39 GMT
    MachineMetrics Inc. will donate 10 percent of all sales from their time at the MFG Meeting to the NTMF, a nonprofit designed to fund manufacturing education. The 20-year-old Foundation operates independently and creates numerous institutes and scholarships that support students who are pursuing careers in the manufacturing industry....
  • Founder of Tolerance Education Center dies
    published on Tue, 01 Mar 2016 20:23:04 GMT
    A Coachella Valley Holocaust survivor and founder of the Rancho Mirage Tolerance Education Center has died, according to Melisse Banwer, executive director of the Tolerance Education Center. Earl Greif died in his sleep last week at the age of 90, Banwer told KESQ and CBS Local 2 Tuesday morning....