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The new Nina Raines comedy/drama raises some interesting communication issues concerning the Deaf community. The debate whether to downplay the role of American Sign Language (ASL), and those who lip-read or do both, versus the intervention of science and cochlear implementation surgery into their “silent world”, is not only a thorny issue for both [...]
29 Palms, CA: Saturday, May 4th, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join in and help us raise funds to pay for the Hastie Bus Restoration project. The 29 Palms Historical Society is sponsoring a Community Rummage Sale to raise funds to pay for the restoration of the Hastie Bus. The Sale will be in the [...]
29 Palms, CA. – Charles Fletcher Lummis, best known in the Los Angeles area for his strong stance on Indian rights and his long-running periodical Out West, was a key figure in the founding of the Southwest Museum in 1907. Twenty-two years later, Elizabeth and Bill Campbell established the Twentynine Palms Branch of the Southwest [...]
Entertainers young and old, large and small are being sought for this years “Grubstake Days Community Fair”. The event, hosted by Hi-Desert Publishing, Z107.7 Radio, the Basin-Wide Foundation and the Town of Yucca Valley, is set for Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Hi-Desert Boys and Girls Club and Brehm Youth Park grounds on Little [...]
March 18.104.22.168.23.24…2013 Fri and Sat 7PM Sun 2Pm 6 Shows Only!…Seniors $23 General $25 Bingo is a splashy, zippy, outrageously funny new musical. Come meet Vern, Honey, and Patsy: three pals that have driven through a terrible storm in the name of their weekly obsession. If you are not familiar with the game, you quickly [...]
Two American entrepreneurs have made plans to build a floating colony in the Pacific Ocean, where they will bring the world’s most intelligent scientists that are unable to attain a visa to enter the US. The floating colony, which will consist of a large cruise ship parked 12 miles off the Californian coast, will host [...]
The best chili cooks in the area competed with one another in a chili cook off to benefit Food Now on Saturday February 23, 2013 at the DIllon Road House. Here are a few photos of a fun and happy (and good tasting) event. See all photos of the event by Bruce Montgomery; just click!
The Junior American Football League held at Volunteer Appreciation Spaghetti Dinner at Miracle Springs Hotel and Spa in Desert Hot Springs onFebruary 21, 2013.
Mickey and his pals have some explaining to do. After going public last week with a discrimination lawsuit he’s waging against Disneyland, a California attorney says he’s hearing all sorts of allegations about employees of the amusement park. Since announcing earlier this month that he’d be representing a case that’s accusing Disney staffers of racism, [...]
California police have launched a manhunt for a former LAPD officer who is suspected of having gunned down five people, three of which were killed. Los Angeles Police already shot two innocent people while trying to detain the suspect. Fear has struck the Los Angeles Police Department as authorities frantically search for the man who [...]