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Hey, America: WTF?

Hey, America: WTF?

The end of the year is a time to look back at the moments — especially the good — that came during the previous 12 months. As the world reflects on what came out of 2011, a new poll from Gallup reveals that the general consensus out of America is that a few people really […]

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

An Iranian warplane has spotted a US aircraft carrier during Tehran’s ongoing navy drill in the Persian Gulf, reports IRNA news agency. The US fleet’s maneuvers come after Iran threatened to block the oil flow through the Strait of Hormuz Tehran’s surveillance jet has shot a video and pictures of the American carrier, which was […]

Libyan society falling apart without anti-Gaddafi glue

Libya is heading into the New Year with new leaders and hopes. But it turns out, as the immediate post-revolutionary excitement fades, the different factions of the former rebels are turning on each other in what may become a competition for power. Flying high, but still running low – almost two months after the lifting […]

Guide Dogs Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs of the Desert held its 5th annual Heroes Brunch at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage on Dec. 10th. Every Year they honor someone that has been invaluable to Guide Dogs of the Desert. This year the honor went to Dr.Albert T. and Dorothy Milauskas and the Milauskas Eye Institute. […]

Congressmen’s incomes triple while America gets poorer

Congressmen’s incomes triple while America gets poorer

If you feel like Congress fat cats can’t relate to their fellow Americans anymore, the truth behind the matter might just be that they can’t. While Americans have seen a recession ravage savings accounts, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have only gotten richer. Between the US Senate and House of Representatives, the median net worth for […]

Attempted kidnapping in Desert Hot Springs

Attempted kidnapping in Desert Hot Springs

On December 26, 2011 at approximately 7:57PM the Desert Hot Springs Police Department received a frantic 911 call from a woman reporting she was the victim of an attempted kidnapping that occurred at Two Bunch Palms Trail and Ocotillo Road. The victim told police two black adult men had followed her as she walked home […]

From Tripoli to Damascus: Arab wild geese take wing

From Tripoli to Damascus: Arab wild geese take wing

Libya’s former rebels are urging Syrians to follow their revolutionary path. Hundreds of mercenaries, some of them former terrorists, are ready to take up arms again to help overthrow President Assad. In less than three months, Libyan rebels have gone from being hailed as liberators to being condemned as occupiers, reports RT’s Oksana Boyko. People […]

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents Irving Berlin Musical

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents Irving Berlin Musical

December is almost always a Christmas-themed month when it comes to entertainment and the theatre and the movies in particular.  The Palm Canyon Theatre (PCT) has decided not to break with that tradition.  They have, however, chosen to present a somewhat different approach to the normal Christmas season story.      Irving Berlin’s wonderful score from […]