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‘Chocolate Fudge Babes’

‘Chocolate Fudge Babes’

Ice cream and porno movies might have as much in common as soap and opera. But American ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s has sued a maker of pornographic DVDs for allegedly infringing the names of its flavors with a movie series called “Ben & Cherry’s.” Ben & Jerry’s, a subsidiary of Unilever NV, has […]

The CHCD Announces $51.6 Million in Federal Funds to California Cities and Counties for CDBG Program

The CHCD Announces $51.6 Million in Federal Funds to California Cities and Counties for CDBG Program

Sacramento – Today the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced awards totaling more than $42.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for eligible Economic Development, Community Development, and Colonia Allocations. $8.8 million will also be made available for Economic Development Over-the-Counter (OTC) awards to be made over the coming fiscal […]

Coachella Valley Symphony to Spread More Music

Coachella Valley Symphony to Spread More Music

Palm Desert, Calif., (June 22, 2012) – The Coachella Valley Symphony received a $25,000 grant to continue the expansion of its music education programs. The symphony is the most recent Coachella Valley Spotlight honoree presented by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation and CBS Local 2. “This gift from the Berger Foundation will go […]

Voice Your Support on June 18 for Pet Grooming Bill SB 969

Voice Your Support on June 18 for Pet Grooming Bill SB 969

The Pet Grooming Bill is legislation meant to ensure no more animals are injured or disfigured because a groomer lacking adequate training and experience was allowed to handle someone’s pet. Animal lovers and members of the Coachella Valley Animal Commission (CVAC) are encouraged to call our state assembly members and voice your support for the […]