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The Vortex Made Me Do It

As the definitive book on Desert Hot Springs history from early days to recent political events, the Vortex Made Me Do It provides an insider’s look at the city’s leading founding and political figures. In Part 1 of an interview on KNews Lee Rayburn Show, Bill Effinger examines city politics including the

LulzXmas goes on: ‘Robin Hood hackers’ rob military retailer

LulzXmas goes on: ‘Robin Hood hackers’ rob military retailer

Hacktivists from Anonymous have allegedly gained access to thousands of passwords and credit card numbers from Specialforces.com, an online military and law enforcement equipment retailer. Fourteen thousand passwords and 8,000 credit card numbers were stolen several months ago and posted online right after Christmas, a statement purportedly by Anonymous on pastebin.com explained. A Twitter account […]

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

An Iranian warplane has spotted a US aircraft carrier during Tehran’s ongoing navy drill in the Persian Gulf, reports IRNA news agency. The US fleet’s maneuvers come after Iran threatened to block the oil flow through the Strait of Hormuz Tehran’s surveillance jet has shot a video and pictures of the American carrier, which was […]

Desert Hot Springs Chamber fills top staff position

Desert Hot Springs Chamber fills top staff position

Desert Hot Springs, CA — The Executive Committee of the Desert Hot Springs Chamber Of Commerce recently hired Heather Coladonato to fill the position of Business Development & Marketing Director. Coladonato, a valley resident since 1991, was named one of Palm Springs Life Magazine’s 40 Under 40 young professionals for 2010. She brings a wealth […]

Congressmen’s incomes triple while America gets poorer

Congressmen’s incomes triple while America gets poorer

If you feel like Congress fat cats can’t relate to their fellow Americans anymore, the truth behind the matter might just be that they can’t. While Americans have seen a recession ravage savings accounts, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have only gotten richer. Between the US Senate and House of Representatives, the median net worth for […]

Attempted kidnapping in Desert Hot Springs

Attempted kidnapping in Desert Hot Springs

On December 26, 2011 at approximately 7:57PM the Desert Hot Springs Police Department received a frantic 911 call from a woman reporting she was the victim of an attempted kidnapping that occurred at Two Bunch Palms Trail and Ocotillo Road. The victim told police two black adult men had followed her as she walked home […]

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