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No more Missing for USA: First American crowned Miss Universe since 1997

No more Missing for USA: First American crowned Miss Universe since 1997

The 20-year-old brunette Miss USA has been crowned Miss Universe in Las Vegas beating contestants from 88 countries. An American hadn’t won Miss Universe since 1997. Boston University sophomore Olivia Culpo was wearing a tight mini-dress when she walked on stage for the competition’s opening number. Later she appeared in a purple and blue bikini, […]

Obama administration considering ways to overturn marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado

Obama administration considering ways to overturn marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado

New legislation in Washington state went into effect this week that legalizes for the first time in ages the possession of marijuana. Federal law still says otherwise, though, setting up the Justice Department to make some serious determinations. Even as smoking up became protected by state law in Washington starting Thursday, coast-to-coast prohibition as provided […]

Fourth Annual Play Festival Winners Perform Onstage

Fourth Annual Play Festival Winners Perform Onstage

Everyone loves a winner.  Everyone loves to laugh.   Well, if that’s the case, then everyone had better scoot over to the Palm Springs Woman’s Club at 314 S. Cahuilla Road on the corner of Baristo and Cahuilla.   Why?  Because the Dezart Performs acting company, now in its fourth season, is presenting an hilarious and highly entertaining program of three […]

Diary updated: Anne Frank’s Holocaust story remade for big screen, new info added

Diary updated: Anne Frank’s Holocaust story remade for big screen, new info added

The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl who died in a Nazi concentration camp after spending two years in hiding in the attic of her father’s office, Anne Frank, will be adapted for the silver screen, exposing new archive materials. The new film will be based not only on the girl’s famous diary, but will […]

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow was held on November 23,24 and 25 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino inside the Special Events Center. Thousands of people of all races attended to see the colorful dances performed by the many tribes from all over the US and Canada. Prayers were said each day before the […]

Sharia police state? Saudi husbands can track wives’ travels electronically

Sharia police state? Saudi husbands can track wives’ travels electronically

Saudi Arabia introduced an electronic tracking system that alerts men by text message when their wife is leaving the country, even if they are traveling together. The system was swiftly condemned by activists and Twitter users. Saudi women – banned in the country from driving, denied the right to travel without their husband’s consent and […]

“DIRTY LITTLE SHOWTUNES!” EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 29!

“DIRTY LITTLE SHOWTUNES!” EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 29!

Rancho Mirage, CA – Desert Rose Productions, Inc., the Coachella Valley’s live LGBT and gay-friendly stage company,has extended its run of the hit parody musical revue“Dirty Little Showtunes!”to December 29, 2012.The show opened on July 21 at The Commissary in Rancho Mirage, CA. For this final month of the run, the revue will bepartially revised […]

Brad Pitt plays it straight, donates $100K to support same-sex marriages

Brad Pitt plays it straight, donates $100K to support same-sex marriages

One of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors Brad Pitt, is donating $100,000 to America’s largest gay rights group to help raise money to support same-sex marriage initiatives in a number of US states. The Human Rights Campaign has announced that the 48-year-old actor agreed to match contributions from the group’s members up to $100,000, AP reported. In […]

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