Legs the size of your arm: Shopper calls on US retailer to shelve stick-thin mannequins

Legs the size of your arm: Shopper calls on US retailer to shelve stick-thin mannequins

An American woman shopping at a department store in Florida was put off from continuing her shopping spree after seeing several mannequins she described as “shockingly thin.” She is asking J.C. Penney to reconsider their size and proportions. “The legs on the mannequin were not just ‘super-skinny,’ they were extraordinarily, shockingly thin. So thin, that […]

‘The Queen is Nude’: Berlusconi’s rag to publish topless pics of Princess Kate

‘The Queen is Nude’: Berlusconi’s rag to publish topless pics of Princess Kate

Chi, an Italian gossip magazine owned by former PM Silvio Berlusconi, will publish topless photos of Princess Kate, wife of British Prince William. The cover was unveiled in Italian newspapers and TV with the teaser headline, “The Queen is Nude.” Chi magazine, which has an estimated weekly circulation of 340,000, announced it plans to publish […]

Mass arrests in NYC as OWS movement marks one year

Mass arrests in NYC as OWS movement marks one year

Hundreds of police barricaded the New York Stock Exchange as Occupy Wall Street protesters swarmed the Financial District for the movement’s one-year anniversary, with over 180 reportedly arrested. Police made 180 arrests by Monday evening, primarily for “disorderly conduct”  or impeding “vehicular or pedestrian traffic.” Witnesses had previously  reported on Twitter that demonstrators were being arrested for“blocking […]

Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA

Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA

A lone appeals judge bowed down to the Obama administration late Monday and reauthorized the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process. Last week, a federal judge ruled that an temporary injunction on section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 must be made permanent, essentially barring […]

Gourd Artists Sought for Yucca Valley Gourd Art Festival

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking gourd artist vendors for the November 3 & 4, 2012Yucca Valley Gourd Art Festival. The Festival will be held at the Yucca Valley Community Center located at 57090 29 Palms Hwy, in Yucca Valley. To download an application go to www.yuccavalley.org and follow the Gourd Festival link […]

Encore Supper Club Reopens

Encore Supper Club Reopens

Palm Springs, CA – ENCORE Supper Club is back for the Palm Springs Fall Season with a new expanded dinner menu that includes more New Orleans favorites, plus Vegan and Gluten-free menu options. “We wanted to continue our tradition of offering great Southern style recipes,” said ENCORE Supper Club partner Pam Genevrino, “but we wanted […]

Angel View Provides Gap Funds To ILP To Cover Mileage For Adults With Disabilities

As detailed in the August 18 article, “Grant loss may hinder doctor visits,” 33 desert residents with disabilities who rely on the Independent Living Partnership (ILP) for assistance to access needed healthcare services were poised to lose their benefits. But thanks to gap funding provided by Angel View Crippled Children’s Foundation, Inc., that crisis has […]

Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Fifth Anniversary Edition Runs from Thursday, Sept. 20th through Sunday, Sept. 23rd September 17, 2012,  Palm Springs, CA – LGBT Short Films, 38 of them to be exact, are more than just the opening act for the feature films at the fifth anniversary edition of Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, […]