What is Queer About Frankenstein?

Center for Ideas and Society LGBT lecture series 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 What isn't queer about Frankenstein? That's the better question.  After all, an obsessive scientist crawls around graves and into charnel houses and drags variously corrupted body parts back to his laboratory; out of these decomposing parts he constructs a hideous male monster. Then, for more Read More

Upcoming Speakers and Programs Palm Desert Rotary Club

Upcoming Speakers and Programs Dr. Carreon Foundation SafeHouse of the Desert American Documentary Film Festival February 16, 2016 John Peña February 23, 2016 Kathy McAdara  March 1, 2016 Teddy Grouya March 8, 2016 Hidden Harvest Mim Roth  March 15, 2016 Human Rights in China Wen Chen – New Tang Dynasty TV Evening Event at Manhattan's  Read More

Taxes, The IRS and You – Palm Desert

Many companies at the beginning of the year or at time of start up will need to purchase new equipment.  Knowing how to categorize this when it comes to taxes can make a significant difference in the amount of taxes you could owe…or get back. This weeks podcast is dealing with something that might effect Read More

The president will be in the Coachella Valley this weekend.

Obama Motorcade Road Closures Announced for RivCo Visit The president will be in the Coachella Valley this weekend. Take note if you plan on traveling out of PSP. Palm Desert, CA By RENEE SCHIAVONE PALM SPRINGS, CA- An upcoming visit by President Barack Obama to the Coachella Valley will trigger some road closures that will continue Read More

Palm Desert Aztecs beat Indio Arabs, will play for DVL title Thursday

Aztecs beat Arabs, will play for DVL title Thursday By Andrew L. John, The Desert Sun February 10, 2016 Coachella Valley’s Jose Castanos (9) tackles Palm Desert’s Gavin Kirk (19) during a match in Thermal on Tuesday. Scott McKee left the Palm Desert High School boys’ soccer team last spring, briefly stepping down as the head coach. Read More

International Women’s Day – March 8

Goal: Highlight Outstanding Rotarian and Non Rotarian Women In Your Communities.   Why: International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International Women's Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900's – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that Read More

Gardens on El Paseo – Yelp

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Forget That Groundhog, Desert Tortoise Has This Year’s Spring Prediction

PALM DESERT, CA- Mojave Maxine, a 39-year-old desert tortoise that resides at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, emerged from her burrow Monday, signifying the early arrival of spring weather in the Coachella Valley. Each winter, Maxine goes into her burrow for a months-long reptilian hybernation, known as brumation. She emerges when warm temperatures return, Read More

Mammoth Mountain Spring Break

  The best way to break away from it all is by soaking up some slopeside sunshine. Top it off with springtime savings for the perfect March getaway to Mammoth. GET UP HERE Easter Fun on the Mountain Join the Easter Bunny and Woolly for tons of family-fun festivities. From egg hunts and a special Read More

Pamela Jordan, Idyllwild Arts Foundation President, invites you to an evening of art, beauty, and discovery as we celebrate 70 years of Idyllwild Arts Foundation.

Piano Fest Tuesday – February 9, 2016 7:30pm IAF Campus: Stephens Recital Hall   Songwriting Concert Thursday – February 11, 2016 7:30pm IAF Campus: Stephens Recital Hall   An Evening of Art & Discovery Donna MacMillan's Home The Vintage Club, Indian Wells Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 5:00pm Pamela Jordan, Idyllwild Arts Foundation President, invites you to an evening of art, beauty, and Read More

Get an entire season of fun with a Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs Season Pass Only $58.50

Enjoy a season of fun with a Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs Season Pass. Come as often as you like, as many times as you like and enjoy special perks just for being a valued pass holder.  2016 Passes on sale now for the lowest price of the season! Processing your season pass is easy, just Read More

Palm Desert Area Event Dates

Dates To Note February 9: TAY (transitional age youth) support group meets in Riverside. Flyer page 31. February 12-15: Lincoln’s Day Holiday & Presidents’ Day Holiday (Friday through Monday) February 13: Carrillo Ranch Elementary School 4/5th graders perform at Indio Date Festival at 11:00 am (band, dance, drama, choir, and ballet). February 16: Front and Read More

BNP Paribas Tennis Open Tickets Form IS ON Live

Great Prices and 200% Guarantee. 14 Years of Experience · Friendly Support Staff · Over 1 Million Orders Amenities: Same Day Tickets, 200% Money Back, Instant E-Tickets, Gift Cards, Friendly Supports Has one of the largest selections of delivery options – TopTenReviews   Order your two free "additional day" tickets: CLICK HERE for tennis ticket ordering starting at 8:30 a.m. TODAY No need to order Read More

Desert Cities Bird Club trip to the Palm Desert wastewater plant on Friday.

Join us next year for the same – a valentines weekend (Friday) tradition!   – ok we were one week early this year…. See list below, thanks to Holly for keeping track. Kurt Here is the list of birds that we saw at P.D. Sewage Treatment Plant: Canada geese Killdeer Pied-billed grebe Ruddy duck American Coots Read More

Puerto Penasco, (Rocky Point) real estate.

Welcome to Puerto Penasco, (Rocky Point) real estate.  I am pleased to announce that I am the Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker By the Sea.  I attended the Coldwell Banker orientation in May of 2012 in Mexico City.  What a great learning experience for me and fantastic opportunity for us here at Coldwell Banker By the Read More

William Krisel – The man who gave Palm Springs its signature style

You may not recognize William Krisel's name, but you know his iconic Palm Springs Midcentury Modernist houses. Open to their surroundings and light on the landscape, their broad butterfly, flat or pitched roofs set atop courses of clerestory windows seem to float. Well understanding that these homes were about a casual, outdoor lifestyle, Krisel used Read More

Desert Cities Bird Club – 1st Saturday each Month “Open Wetlands at Ballona Salt Marsh”

The Ballona wetlands in Playa del Rey is special place for me – it’s where I grew up and started leading my first birdwalks back in the 70’s. So if you are ever killing time near LAX consider visiting this natural saltmarsh surrounded by Pepperdine University and the Marina del Rey condo Ballona Wetlands Wildlife, Read More

Indian Wells Tennis Garden Tickets: Luxury Suite / Courtside

Session Date Ticket Price   Wed 09-Mar    85   Thur 10-Mar Day  145   Thur 10-Mar Eve  75   Fri 11-Mar Day  240   Fri 11-Mar Eve  150   Sat 12-Mar Day  415   Sat 12-Mar Eve  165   Sun 13-Mar Day  370   Sun 13-Mar Eve 150   Mon 14-Mar Day  360   Read More

Marijuana growers, look to produce pot in Desert Hot Springs

Medical marijuana is shown inside a greenhouse in Mendocino County in 2009. Costa Mesa-based CalConn Holdings wants to build a similar facility in Desert Hot Springs.FILE: ERIC RISBERG, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   6,000: Pounds of dried marijuana flowers CalCann Holdings expects to grow each year in its greenhouse 30,000: Medical marijuana patients the greenhouse will serve $5 Read More

THIS MODERN LIFE – See UCR Palm Desert writers and friends

    THIS MODERN LIFE See UCR Palm Desert writers and friends during Palm Springs Modernism Week's only literary event. 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 Modernism Week CAMP, 333 S. Palm Canyon Dr.   At This Modern Life, local writers share stories that highlight the quirks and character that make the desert unique in a literary Read More

Reserve Your Spot Today for the Annual Resident Golf Tournament March 9

RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY FOR THE RESIDENT GOLF TOURNAMENT!  Play in the Annual Indian Wells Resident Cup! Wednesday, March 9 Now in its seventh year, this Indian Wells resident-only tournament kicks off with an 8:30 a.m.shotgun start. This lively golf outing will feature competitive and social divisions. Feel free to assemble your own foursome or the City Read More

Desert Cities Wild Bird Club – Social networks, patterns of paternity, and behavioral reproductive isolation across a quail hybrid zone

In regions where closely related taxa co-occur, slight variations in habitat use, timing of breeding, and traits used in mate selection can inhibit genetic exchange between groups 1 these premating barriers are often incomplete, and hybridization is common in nature 2 and land use are shifting the spatial distributions and phenology of organisms, influencing patterns of species interactions, including interspecific hybridization 3 Read More

Escape the winter blues in Palm Desert and Palm Springs

SWING TIME Hi de ho, hep cats! The joint will be jumping atSwing 'N Hops Street Party, the FREE featured event for First Weekend Palm Desert on Saturday, February 6 from 12 noon to 4pm. The event will close down and transform a block of El Paseo, Palm Desert's jammin' shopping and arts district, into a swinging hot spot Read More

10th Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show
10th Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show – La Quinta

10th Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show   Saturday, February 6 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Live Entertainment from the Two Twelve Band, Food Court, Beer Garden and Retail Vendors La Quinta Community Frances Hack Park: 77-865 Avenida Montezuma   Get involved in the Car Show by clicking here Register your car today.