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  • GHA Companies Announces Plans for a New, Innovative Mixed-Use Development in Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:16:30 GMT
    Mario J. Gonzales of GHA Companies, one of the most respected developers of residential and commercial properties in the Coachella Valley, today announced the approval of the master plan for Millennium Palm Desert , a new 152-acre mixed-use lifestyle community to be built between Portola Road and Cook Street, just south of Interstate 10, adjacent to the California State University Campus. "GHA Companies and its partners welcome the opportunity to create this unique community from the ground up,"...
  • Palm Desert: Vanderbilt rape defendant faces charge in Riverside County
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    An Indio man awaiting sentencing for rape in Nashville, Tenn., also faces charges in Riverside County of harassing a Palm Desert Charter Middle School security guard.A Brandon Vandenburg, 21, is charged with misdemeanor battery on a school employee in relation to the Feb. 27, 2014, incident in Palm Desert. Vandenburg, a former football player for Vanderbilt University,A was scheduled to appear Tuesday, March 24, in Riverside County for a hearing on the charge....
  • Don McLean will auction off "American Pie"...
    published on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    In this Juy 3, 2012 file photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Don McLean performs at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a school zone in Maine and has paid the levy....
  • AEC Presents Awards
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:03:14 GMT
    The Aluminum Extruders Council presented awards to two outstanding individuals during the Volunteer Recognition Banquet on March 7 at the AEC Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference held in Palm Desert, CA. The Council presented Tom Schabel, the chief executive officer of Alexandria Industries , with their highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, which goes exclusively to an AEC member that has shown exceptional dedication and service....
  • Vanderbilt University Football Player Convicted Of Rape Faces Battery Charge In Riverside County
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:07:05 GMT
    INDIO - A former Vanderbilt University football player convicted in Tennessee of filming and raping an intoxicated student now faces a misdemeanor charge in Riverside County of roughing up a security guard at his brother's middle school. Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 21, is not expected to appear in court for Tuesday's pretrial hearing in Indio, where he faces a single misdemeanor count of battery against a school employee stemming from alleged Feb. 27, 2014 confrontation at Palm Desert Charter Mid...
  • The human touch: Reva Stone recognized for career of groundbreaking digital art
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:55:36 GMT
    Reva Stone's work will be on display at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa from April 9 to Aug. 30. When Reva Stone graduated as an artist from the University of Manitoba in 1985, her tools of expression were oil paints and brushes. Three decades later, her implements are computers and drones, as she explores the impact of cutting-edge biotechnology and robotics on how we interact in the world....
  • Swimmer, 80, wins nine golds
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:13:53 GMT
    That was what 80-year-old Nanaimo swimmer James Scantland accomplished in the pool last month at the Senior Games International Sports Festival in Palm Desert, Calif. "I had been to the event three times before, and this was my fourth time....
  • CSUSB Palm Desert Invites Prospective Students to 'The College Dream' Event
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:55:05 GMT
    Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus invites prospective undergraduate students and their parents to an Open House event at its Indian Wells Theater on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Current middle school students and high school students wishing to apply to Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus are encouraged to attend this event. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a campus tour and learn about the admission process, financial aid, curriculum and other topic...
  • March 10, 2015: Ensuring survival
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:40:17 GMT
    Ensuring survival With elections closing in and the cost of living and housing on our minds, we must also seriously consider our security. Former Mossad head Meir Dagan put it bluntly by saying Israel's leadership frightened him more than did the country's enemies ....
  • Giant rabbit sand sculpture is done
    published on Sun, 08 Mar 2015 05:38:34 GMT
    Rusty Croft and Kirk Rademaker, both of Northern California, knew each other on the professional sand sculpture circuit before teaming up as the Sand Guys. They have about 30 years of combined sand sculpting experience....
  • Palm Desert: a The Sand Guysa build giant sand sculpture for Wildflower Festival
    published on Sat, 07 Mar 2015 07:29:12 GMT
    In addition to a giant sand sculpture, the event features artists, raffles, vendors, exhibits, kids' zone, a 5K trail run, mountain biking, interpretive hikes, music, a beer and wine garden, food and beverages. The height of the world's tallest sand castle, in feet, built by the Sand Guys in 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil If you can't make it to the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival, a video documenting the making of the giant sand sculpture will soon be posted on the Sand Guys' YouTube chann...
  • COD's Offering Short-Term Medical Assistant Course
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:01:07 GMT
    Are you looking for a change in your career? College of the Desert's Partnership and Community Education program is offering training in clinical medical assisting. The session begins March 16, 2015....
  • Palm Desert High School will host "Every 15 Minutes" awareness event
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:40:16 GMT
    Students will get a graphic and up-close look at the effects of drinking and driving today, when fire, health care and law enforcement officials host an ``Every 15 Minutes'' presentation on the campus of Palm Desert High School. The program aims to call attention to the fact that traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers, who account for nearly 13 percent of all fatal crashes in the U.S., sheriff's Sgt....
  • Read Across America Day celebrated at local schools
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:15:38 GMT
    Schools around the Coachella Valley celebrated "Read Across America Day" Monday inviting parents, police officers, firefighters and others to come to class and read books. Jason Fosselman's fourth graders at Indio's Carrillo Ranch Elementary School for Read Across America Day....
  • College of Canyons Names Business Development Officials
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:40:28 GMT
    College of the Canyons has named two new directors to its economic development division to work with startups, small businesses and manufacturers. John Hoskinson is the new director of the Small Business Development Center on the campus of the Santa Clarita school....
  • Baseball Buddies Looking for High School Students To Volunteer Time, Talent
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:27:07 GMT
    Baseball Buddies, a nonprofit organization helping physically and emotionally challenged kids under 18, is looking for volunteer high school students to become "buddies" and earn Community Service hours. "This will be one of the most rewarding experiences our high school students may ever have," said Lisa Manning, founder and president of Baseball Buddies with her husband, John....
  • Southern California color abound during wildflower season
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:46:27 GMT
    When: Sunrise to sunset daily. Peak is typically mid-April, but may be earlier this year if there's no more rain to sustain the bloom....
  • 'Rock the House' festival takes place Saturday
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:26:23 GMT
    Willard Lacro from Palm Desert Charter Middle School talks about the Rock the House Festival that benefits local music education and performing arts....
  • St. Margaret's Episcopal School of Palm Desert Makes Tortillas
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:31:21 GMT
    At St Margaret's Episcopal Pre-School making tortillas and wearing our tye-dyed t-shirts....