Allene Arthur, columnist and society writer celebrated her 90th birthday.
Allene Arthur, columnist and society writer celebrated her 90th birthday. She puts out a weekly column and still has the spirit of one much younger and of course she doesn’t begin to look her age. Almost 100 friends and family came to celebrate with her at the Seven Lakes Country Club on December 18th. This luncheon […]
Mexican musician Carlos Santana.(AFP Photo / Hector Guerrero)
Guitar legend Carlos Santana says he plans on entering the studio with his old drummer, Marcus Malone, after a California news host recently reunited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with the now-homeless percussionist. Malone performed as a member of the Santana Blues Band up until 1968 when he was convicted of a […]
The anti-corruption stance of Pope Francis has riled Italy’s powerful mafia groups, according to a prosecutor who specializes in mob cases. State prosecutor Nicola Gratteri – who works in the southern Italian region of Calabria, where the ‘Ndrangheta mafia is active – told the Italian daily Fatto Quotidiano that Francis’ statements on transparency and dismantling […]
The Palm Springs Tram turns 50 years old this month. They celebrated with a Cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres reception in the Mountain Station at the top of the mountain. Over 200 guests were invited to be a part of this event that showed the fantastic service the Tram has provided people from all over the […]
As the US government is about to hit its so-called debt ceiling of $16.7 trillion on Oct. 17, the frightening prospect of the world’s biggest economy running out of cash is dominating headlines around the globe. So, in an effort to shine some light on what exactly thedebt ceiling means to all of us, Business RT […]
The newly-designed $100 bill with strengthened authentication safeguards will go public on Tuesday, the bill’s first redesign since 1996 and two years behind schedule. Benjamin Franklin’s image on the $100 bill stays the same, but other measures taken in the redesign will make verification easier and counterfeiting tougher. The new features – from left to […]
This is the 18th hotel in their world wide chain of businesses. Hard Rock has hotel, casino, restaurants and music venues in more than 50 countries
The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs held an invitation only party on Oct. 3rd for the grand opening of their new luxury hotel. The much anticipated Hard Rock Hotel opened their doors for business on Oct.4th. This is the 18th hotel in their world wide chain of businesses. Hard Rock has hotel, casino, restaurants and […]
Greek actress Ino Menegaki (front), playing the role of High Priestess, raises a torch with the Olympic flame during a lighting ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games at the site of ancient Olympia in Greece September 29, 2013 (Reuters / Yorgos Karahalis)
Kindled by the sun’s rays, the Olympic torch was lit on Sunday in the ancient Greek city of Olympia. In a ceremony filled with mystery and tradition, the torch began its 65,000-kilometer journey to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. The ceremony included a theatrical performance in the ancient Temple of Hera […]
What does a dirndl apron reveal about its wearer, and how do visitors get seats inside the beer tents? An Oktoberfest expert answers questions about how to get the most out of the world's largest folk festival, which begins this weekend.
With Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival beginning this weekend, locals are gearing up for two weeks of partying Bavarian-style. But tourists heading to the Wiesn festival grounds face a few logistical challenges. Upon arriving at the enormous event, they may find themselves asking a few questions. Which beer tent is the best? What’s the proper […]
The National Security Agency has invited certain members of Congress to a top secret, invitation only meeting to discuss a proposed amendment that could end the NSA’s ability to conduct dragnet surveillance on millions of Americans. A letter circulated only to select lawmakers early Tuesday announced that NSA Director General Keith B. Alexander would host […]