Culture

Salute to our Heroes

Salute to our Heroes

The BNP Paribas Tennis Tournaments held its annual Salute to our Heroes on Friday, March 9th on the main court at Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. The event is to acknowledge our troops, past and present. Local Mayor, Tennis leaders and members of our police and firefighters were honored. The Palm Springs High School Band marched […]

‘Modernism’ in Palm Springs

‘Modernism’ in Palm Springs

Palm Springs celebrated its 12th annual Modernism Week from Feb. 17th thru the 26th. Those 10 days showcased architecture, art decor and Heritage of the 1940’s thru the 1960’s heydays. Well preserved homes and businesses held tours of the significantly  architecturally style that were built by renown designers of the period. The opening preview night […]

Dave McChesney at Cabot’s

Dave McChesney at Cabot’s

  Famed photographer Dave McChesney was at Cabot’s Museum in Desert Hot Springs on Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. signing copies of his book Miles of Wonder. This breathtaking book has been called the best guide to the Mojave Desert – covering its natural features, wildlife, flora and fauna. McChesney […]

Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

The world has witnessed an unprecedented day of protests against ACTA. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in dozens of cities around the globe to protect what is left of the freedom of expression on the internet. Protesters from over 200 European cities consolidated their efforts to hold rallies across Europe. The controversial ACTA […]

Freedom fears over Twitter’s by-country ‘censorship’

Freedom fears over Twitter’s by-country ‘censorship’

Micro-blogging service Twitter has announced that it will filter tweets on a country-by-country basis due to differing legal demands. Critics were quick to accuse the company of attacking freedom of online speech to make extra profit. Individual tweets can now be shown in some countries but blocked in others, the internet giant said in a […]