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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 stood out this year in...

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 later identified as John C....

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 of a no-fly zone over...

Actress and author Julie Newmar held a book signing at Just Fabulous Book Store

Story and photos by Pat Krause Actress and author Julie Newmar held a book signing at Just Fabulous Book Store in Palm Springs on Saturday Dec. 17th. Julie is best known for her role as catwoman. She is also the mother of a handicapped  child who is the light of her life. Her book The Conscious Castwoman is about her thoughts...

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. They have been huge supporters...

Robbery-Baltazar Sanchez (51 years of age) arrested

December 28, 2011 at approximately 6:00PM Baltazar Sanchez a resident of Desert Hot Springs was arrested for armed robbery, resisting arrest and a parolee at large warrant. Baltazar approached a customer of the AM/PM gas station who was in the process of pumping gas and demanded money from the victim while exposing the handle of a handgun he had...