Desert Hot Springs, California – Faced with potential loss of basic City services, and possible bankruptcy looming on the horizon, the City Council of Desert Hot Springs voted Tuesday evening to place a vacant parcel funding measure on the June 2014 ballot. The recommended update to the existing, voter-approved Measure G parcel tax applies to […]
The Desert Hot Springs monthly Chamber of Commerce Mixer was hosted by Family Services of the Desert and Food Now, benefiting the Coachella Valley Christmas Store. More great photos of the event by Bruce Montgomery; just click for slide-show!
The Night Crew, a production of Premiere Entertainment, is currently being filmed at the former Flamingo Hotel in Desert Hot Springs. Stars include Paul Sloan, Luke Goss, Lucina Faulhaber and Chasty Ballesteros. As producer Ryan Noto commented, the Coachella Valley and Desert Hot Springs in particular provide the perfect location to depict a border town […]
It was standing room only at the Desert Hot Springs City Council when it met at the Carl May Center on December 2, 2013. Outgoing mayor Yvonne Parks presented certificates of recognition to the DHSHS Golden Eagles award winning band under the direction of Dr Brian McDaniel, Dot Reed, George Fisher and Bill Cook. The […]
DESERT HOT SPRINGS – The CPV Sentinel `Energy Project team, along with Congressman Raul Ruiz, Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit and Desert Hot Springs City Council-members Russell Betts, Scott Matas and Jan Pye, participated in the annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway by Family Services of the Desert/ Food Now. Five hundred tasty birds were distributed to […]
DESERT HOT SPRINGS – It was a big night for mayoral incumbent Yvonne Parks and city council member candidate Joe McKee in this city. By the time the Riverside County Registrar of Voters had posted the final results for Election Night, Nov. 5 (and Desert Star Weekly went to press), Parks and McKee were the confident winners in their respective races. With 100 percent of […]
Explanation of Completed Precincts: The number of completed precincts includes all precincts without a polling place, known as mail-ballot-only precincts, and the number of polling places counted as of the time of the update report. Vote totals include these ballots as well as other vote-by-mail (absentee) ballots counted as of the time of the update. […]
A few weeks ago the city agreed that developmental fee income would not be the $2 million dollars that were originally budgeted, and that $1.1 Million is a more realistic figure. Thursday the agenda packet for Tuesday’s city council meeting brought to light another fiscal problem. Instead of finishing with a positive $200,000 to budget, the […]
The Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce met for its monthly leadership breakfast at Mission Lakes Country Club on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Speaking to the group was Palm Springs Unified District board member Gary Jeandron, giving an overview and update on various aspects of the schools in the district.
The City Council met for its regular meeting on October 1, 2013 at the Carl May Center. Fire Chief Pat Tomlinson talked about fire prevention, and was given a proclamation by Mayor Yvonne Parks naming October as “Fire Prevention Month in Desert Hot Springs.” The late Jack Becker was honored with a proclamation naming the […]